CHEMISTRY • CHEM

Laboratory Expenses• Students registering for laboratory courses in chemistry are charged a laboratory usage deposit on their fee bill.
Corequisites• A student may not continue in a course if the corequisite course is dropped prior to the last day of the midsemester examination period.
General education courses are marked with stars ().

1001 Chemical Fundamentals (3)Prereq.: ACT mathematics score of at least 21 or eligibility for MATH 1021. For those students whose curricula require only one year of chemistry or physical science. Also may be taken as a preparatory course for CHEM 1201. An overview of chemical theory and principles with emphasis on the role of chemistry in the modern world.

1002 Chemistry of Life and the Environment (3)Prereq.: CHEM 1001 or 1201 or 1421. An overview of organic chemistry and biochemistry; emphasis on the molecular basis for the biological, materials, and environmental sciences.

1201 General Chemistry (3)Prereq.: ACT mathematics score of at least 23 or eligibility for MATH 1021 or a more advanced math course. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1421. For science/engineering curricula. Modern chemical theories and principles; quantitative approach and problem solving; descriptive chemistry of selected elements and compounds.

1202 General Chemistry (3)Prereq.: CHEM 1201 or 1421. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1422. For science/engineering curricula. Continuation of CHEM 1201. Additional theory with emphasis on solution chemistry and a quantitative approach; descriptive chemistry of selected elements and compounds from the main groups and the first transition series.

1212 General Chemistry Laboratory (2)Prereq.: credit or registration in CHEM 1002, 1202, or 1422. 6 hrs. lab. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM

1431. Laboratory usage deposit. Basic laboratory operations including selected experiments and introductory inorganic qualitative analysis.

1421 HONORS: General Chemistry (3)Prereq.: ACT mathematics score of at least 27 or eligibility for MATH 1550. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1201. Chemistry majors who qualify should take this course. For well-prepared students with a special interest in chemistry.

1422 HONORS: General Chemistry (3)Prereq.: CHEM 1421, or CHEM 1201 with consent of department chair. Chemistry majors who qualify should take this course. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1202. Continuation of CHEM 1421.

1431 HONORS: General Chemistry Laboratory (2) SPrereq.: credit or registration in CHEM 1422, or credit or registration in CHEM 1202. 6 hrs. lab/demonstration. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1212. For chemistry majors and other well-prepared students with special interest in chemistry. Laboratory usage deposit. Fundamental chemical operations, a selection of experiments, and elementary quantitative techniques.

2001 Analytical Chemistry (2)Prereq.: CHEM 1202 or 1422. Basic principles and practices of modern methods of analysis.

2002 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (2)Prereq.: CHEM 2001 and 1212 or 1431. 6 hrs. lab. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2003. Laboratory usage deposit. Experiments in modern methods of analysis.

2003 Honors: Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (2)Prereq.: CHEM 2001, 1212, or 1431. 6 hrs. lab. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2002. Primarily for chemistry majors. Laboratory usage deposit. Experiments in modern methods of analysis.

2060 Organic Chemistry (3)Prereq.: CHEM 1202. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2261. Aliphatic and aromatic compounds; biological aspects of organic chemistry.

2261 Organic Chemistry (3)Prereq.: CHEM 1202 or 1422. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2060. Representative classes of organic compounds; emphasis on varied professional goals of students, e.g., life sciences, physical sciences, engineering.

2262 Organic Chemistry (3)Prereq.: CHEM 2261. Continuation of CHEM 2261.

2364 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)Prereq.: CHEM 1212; and CHEM 2060 or credit or registration in CHEM 2262 or 2462. 6 hrs. lab. Same as CHEM 2463.

Laboratory usage deposit. Fundamental laboratory operations of organic chemistry.

2461 HONORS: Organic Chemistry I (3) FPrereq.: a grade of "A" or "B" in CHEM 1202 or CHEM 1422. Chemistry majors who qualify should take this course. For well-prepared students with a special interest in chemistry. Credit will not be given for this course and CHEM 2060 or CHEM 2261. Studies of structure, mechanism, and synthesis in organic chemistry.

2462 HONORS: Organic Chemistry II (3) SPrereq.: CHEM 2461 or a grade of "A" in CHEM 2261. Chemistry majors who qualify should take this course. For well-prepared students with a special interest in chemistry. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2262. Continuation of CHEM 2461.

2463 HONORS: Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2) SSame as CHEM 2364; primarily for chemistry majors. Laboratory usage deposit.

2464 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2) FPrereq.: CHEM 2364. 6 hrs. lab. Laboratory usage deposit. Organic preparations and qualitative organic analysis.

2900 Research Internship (1-2)Prereq.: CHEM 1201 or 1431. May be taken 6 times for credit; no more than 8 sem. hrs. of credit may be earned in CHEM 2900 and 3900. May be selected on recommendation of professor directing the work. Pass-fail grading. Introduction to chemical research by association with departmental research groups.

3491, 3492 Physical Chemistry (3,3)Prereq.: MATH 1552; PHYS 1202 or 2102; and CHEM 1202, 1422, or equivalent; all three courses with a grade of "C" or better.

CHEM 3491 is prerequisite for CHEM 3492. Principles of theoretical chemistry.

3493 Physical Chemistry Laboratory (3) SPrereq.: PHYS 1209 or 2109; CHEM 1212 or 1432; and credit or registration in CHEM 3492. 1 hr. lecture; 5 hrs. lab.
Laboratory usage deposit. Selected experiments to accompany physical chemistry.

3900 Chemical Problems (1-3)Coreq: CHEM 3492. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit; no more than 8 sem. hrs. of credit may be earned in CHEM 2900 and 3900. May be selected on recommendation of professor directing the work and consent of the dean of the college. Written report of research problem is required. Introduction to chemical research methods.

4010 Macromolecular Systems I (4)Prereq.: CHEM 2262 and 3491 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principles of large molecules and polymeric materials:
physical states, morphology, strength, processing; synthesis and biosynthesis; characterization.

4011 Macromolecular Systems II (4)Prereq.: CHEM 4010. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Behavior of large molecules, emphasizing theory and practice of modern and
classical methods for molecular characterization.

4150 Environmental Chemistry (3) FPrereq.: CHEM 2001 and 2261 or 2461 or 2060. Also offered as ENVS 4101. Chemical principles applied to the study of the
distribution, transport, reactivity, and toxicity of chemical species in the environment.

4551 Elemental Analysis by Instrumental Methods (3) FPrereq.: credit or registration in CHEM 3491. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Laboratory usage deposit. Emission
spectroscopy, flame photometry, atomic absorption, X-ray absorption, fluorescence, diffraction, nuclear science, statistics and reliability of results, and sampling.

4552 Instrumental Characterization of Organic Compounds (2)Prereq.: CHEM 2001, 2002, or 2003 and credit or registration in CHEM 3492. Molecular analysis, NMR, IR, and UV spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, chromatography, thermal analysis, and combination of techniques.

4553 Instrumental Characterization of Organic Compounds (2)Prereq.: CHEM 2001 and 2002 or 2003, and 4552. 6 hrs. lab. Laboratory usage deposit. Applications of molecular analysis.

4561 Intermediate Physical-Organic Chemistry (3) FPrereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462 and 3492. Selected topics in kinetics, reaction mechanisms, applications of quantum mechanics to organic chemistry, and related topics in physical-organic chemistry.

4562 Intermediate Organic Chemistry (3) FPrereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462. Selected topics in synthesis, natural products chemistry, stereochemistry, reaction
mechanisms, and related topics in structural and synthetic organic chemistry.

4563 Problems in Organic Structure Elucidation (3)Prereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462 and 3492. Focus on interpretation of multiple types of NMR spectra, mass spectra or other spectra relevant to structure elucidation; extensive utilization of actual spectra in problem solving sessions.

4564 Advanced Organic and Inorganic Laboratory (3)Prereq.: CHEM 2364 or equivalent. 1 hr. lecture; 6 hrs. lab. Laboratory usage deposit. Organic and inorganic preparations emphasizing modern synthetic methods and modern characterization techniques.

4570 Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry (3)Prereq.: credit or registration in CHEM 3492. For advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students.
Principles in advanced inorganic chemistry; modern interpretations.

4571 Organometallic Chemistry (3)Prereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462 and credit or registration in CHEM 3492. Chemistry and principles of metal bonds with metal to carbon sigma and pi bonds; bonding concepts, electronic structure, periodic trends and fundamental reaction mechanisms; applications to homogeneous catalysis.

4581 Introduction to Mathematical Chemistry (3) VPrereq.: MATH 2057 and credit or registration in CHEM 3491. Mathematical methods of chemistry, with application to selected chemical problems.

4594 Introduction to Quantum Chemistry (3) VPrereq.: CHEM 3492 and MATH 2057. Basic ideas of quantum mechanics; application to atomic and molecular structure.

4595 Physical Chemistry of Macromolecules (3) VPrereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462 and 3492. Also offered as BIOL 4595. Physical behavior of synthetic and natural
polymers; theory and analytical methods appropriate for macromolecules and colloids; physical states and characteristics of large molecules.

4596 Chemical Thermodynamics (3) VPrereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462 and 3492. Principles of macroscopic thermodynamics and application to systems of chemical
relevance.

4597 Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics (3) VPrereq.: CHEM 3492 and MATH 2057. Introductory quantum and classical statistical thermodynamics of some simple systems of chemical relevance.

4695 Physical Methods in Polymer Science (3)Prereq.: CHEM 4595. 1 hr. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. Laboratory training in physical characterization of high polymers. Modern methods for molecular weight determination; physical size and size distribution; aggregation and thermal behavior; phase behavior; rheological and morphological properties.

6001 Chemistry Instruction Through Demonstration and Experiments (3)Prereq.: one year of college chemistry. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Demonstration techniques
for junior and senior high school instruction; hands-on experience.

6002 Chemical Principles for Teachers (3) Su-VFor elementary and middle school teachers. A basic chemistry course with emphasis upon the principles relevant to
effective use of educational materials developed by professional societies and national curricular development projects.

6003 Laboratory Methods for Teachers (3) Su-V1 hr. lecture; 6 hrs. lab. For elementary and middle school teachers. Analysis of laboratory experiments in current
elementary and middle school curricula; selected experiments in modern chemistry.

6691 Seminar in Current Developments in Chemistry (1-3) Su only, VPrereq.: CHEM 1202 or 1422 or equivalent. For high school and junior college teachers; part of the M. N. S. degree program. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.

7221 Chemical Dynamics and Kinetics (3)Prereq.: CHEM 3491 and 3492. Theories of chemical reaction rates in the gas phase and in solution; chemical dynamics; gas phase and solution kinetics; applications of kinetics and chemical dynamics to mechanistic studies; modern experimental techniques.

7251 Elemental Analysis (2) VModern analytical methods for elemental analysis including atomic absorption; atomic emission including plasma; X-ray emission;
ESCA-Auger; neutron activation analysis.

7253 Molecular Analysis (2) VModern analytical methods for molecular characterization including infra-red, Fourier transform infra-red, ultraviolet, nuclear magnetic
resonance, mass spectroscopy, chromatography, gas chromatography coupled with mass spectroscopy, thermal analysis, and X-ray diffraction.

7261 Polymerization and Polycondensation Processes (4) VSee CHE 7582.

7272 Inorganic Chemistry of Transitional Elements (2) VPrereq.: CHEM 4570 or equivalent. Chemistry of transitional elements including structural chemistry,
coordination chemistry, organometallic chemistry; theories of the coordinate bond and their application to spectra, magnetism, and kinetics and mechanisms of
complexes.

7290 Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics (3) VMethods of statistical mechanics of independent and inter- acting particles including ideal gases, real gases,
crystals, other solids, liquids, solutions, and chemical equilibria; advanced topics and areas of current research.

7291 Quantum Chemistry (3) VMethods of quantum mechanics applied to molecular spectra, chemical bonding, and other chemical properties; oscillators, rotators,
hydrogen-like wave functions, perturbation and variation theories, configuration interaction, pi-electron systems, spin, and empirical methods.

7292 Special Topics in Chemical Physics (2-3)May be taken 4 times for credit. Specialized areas of physical chemistry.

7699 Toxicology Seminar (1)See VPT 7699.

7750 Special Topics in Analytical Chemistry (2-3)May be taken 4 times for credit. Modern methods and techniques of analytical chemistry.

7760 Special Topics in Organic Chemistry (2-3)May be taken 4 times for credit. Specialized areas of current interest inorganic chemistry.

7770 Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry (2-3)May be taken 4 times for credit. Advanced treatment of areas of current interest in modern inorganic chemistry.

7780 Special Topics in Macromolecular Chemistry (2-3)May be taken 4 times for credit. Advanced treatment of specialized subjects of importance to current
macromolecular research.

7800 Seminar (1)May be taken 6 times for credit. Pass-fail grading. All graduate students are expected to participate in report and discussion groups in field of chemistry of their particular interest.

8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem.)Students who receive 6 hrs. of credit for this course cannot obtain more than 9 hrs. of credit for CHEM 8900. "S"/"U" grading.

8900 Procedures and Problems in Chemical Research (1-12)Open only to students of proven ability or exceptional potential. Students who receive 6 hrs. of credit for CHEM

8000 cannot obtain more than 9 hrs. of credit in this course. Pass-fail grading. Experimental research methods, design and execution of experiments, and analysis and correlation of experimental data.

9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem.)Prereq.: 6 hrs. of credit in CHEM 8000 or 8900. "S"/"U" grading.