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Top CH 101 CHEMISTRY IN YOUR WORLD (3)  Offered in current or future terms
For students who need some additional preparation before enrolling in a general chemistry course. Explores the impact of chemistry on our everyday lives while acquiring the skills it takes to be successful in general chemistry. PREREQS: Placement Test MPAL(046) or MTH 095* [C-] or MTH 103* [C-] or MTH 111 [C-] or MTH 241 [C-] or MTH 251 [C-] or MTH 251H [C-] or MTH 252 [C-] or MTH 252H [C-]

Top CH 121 GENERAL CHEMISTRY (5)  Offered in current or future terms
A general chemistry sequence for students who have had no previous training in chemistry and for those whose college aptitude test scores indicate the need for a more elementary introduction to chemistry. Entering students are expected to have a working knowledge of high school algebra, logarithms, and scientific notation. Lec/lab/rec. (CH 122, CH 123 are Bacc Core Courses) PREREQS: CH 121, CH 122, CH 123 must be taken in order.

Top CH 122 GENERAL CHEMISTRY (5)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry sequence intended for majors in fields other than the physical sciences. Lec/lab/rec. (CH 122 and CH 123 are Bacc Core courses.) PREREQS: CH 121 [C-] or (CH 201 [C-] or (CH 231 [C-] or CH 231H [C-] ) ) and CH 121, CH 122, CH 123 must be taken in order.

Top CH 123 GENERAL CHEMISTRY (5)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry sequence intended for majors in fields other than the physical sciences. (CH 122 and CH 123 are Bacc Core courses.) Lec/rec/lab. PREREQS: CH 122 [C-] or ( ( (CH 232 [C-] or CH 232H [C-] ) and (CH 262 [C-] or CH 262H [C-] or CH 272 [C-] ) ) or (CH 202 [C-] and CH 205 [C-] ) ) and CH 121, CH 122, CH 123 must be taken in order.

Top CH 130 GENERAL CHEMISTRY OF LIVING SYSTEMS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to organic chemistry and the chemistry of biological systems. Organic nomenclature and fundamental reactions, emphasizing topics such as amino acids, proteins, biochemical energy, and nucleic acids (DNA and RNA). Intended as a terminal course in chemistry, not to serve as a prerequisite to higher numbered chemistry courses. Lec/lab. Does not count toward a chemistry minor.

Top CH 199 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CH 201 CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEERING MAJORS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A sequence of selected chemistry topics for pre-engineering students. Lec. PREREQS: MTH 111* [D-] or MTH 112* [D-] or MTH 251* [D-] or MTH 251H* [D-] or MTH 252* [D-] or MTH 252H* [D-] or MTH 254* [D-] or MTH 254H* [D-] or Placement Test MPAL(060) and CH 201 and CH 202 must be taken in order.

Top CH 202 CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEERING MAJORS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A sequence of selected chemistry topics for pre-engineering students. Lec. PREREQS: (CH 121 [C-] or CH 201 [C-] or CH 231 [C-] or CH 231H [C-] ) and CH 201 and CH 202 must be taken in order.

Top CH 205 LABORATORY FOR CH 202 (1)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Three-hour weekly session for the development of laboratory skills in general chemistry for engineers. Lec/lab. PREREQS: CH 202* [D-]

Top CH 211 RECITATION FOR CHEMISTRY 201 (1)  Offered in current or future terms
80-minute weekly session for the development of problem-solving skills in general chemistry for engineers. Rec. COREQS: CH 201

Top CH 212 RECITATION FOR CHEMISTRY 202 (1)  Offered in current or future terms
One-hour weekly session for the development of problem-solving skills in general chemistry for engineers. Rec. COREQS: CH 202

Top CH 220 CAREERS IN CHEMISTRY (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Course for chemistry majors that discusses strategies for success in the study of chemistry and the varied career opportunities available. Topics range from surviving freshman chemistry to choices of advanced classes, study abroad opportunities, internships, getting into and succeeding in graduate school, choices of chemical careers in academia, industry, government, non-governmental organizations, and using chemistry as a foundation for careers in other areas such as law and business. Graded P/N.

Top CH 231 GENERAL CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A general chemistry sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. CH 231 is a lecture course; CH 261 is the laboratory component. Lec/rec. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 261) PREREQS: MTH 111* [C-] or MTH 112* [C-] or MTH 251* [C-] or MTH 251H* [C-] or MTH 252* [C-] or MTH 252H* [C-] or MTH 254* [C-] or MTH 254H* [C-] or Placement Test MPAL(060) and CH 231, CH 232, CH 233 must be taken in order.

Top CH 231H GENERAL CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A general chemistry sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. CH 231H is a lecture course; CH 261H is the laboratory component. Lec/rec. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 261H) PREREQS: MTH 111* [C-] or MTH 112* [C-] or MTH 251* [C-] or MTH 251H* [C-] or MTH 252* [C-] or MTH 252H* [C-] or MTH 254* [C-] or MTH 254H* [C-] or Placement Test MPAL(060) and CH 231H, CH 232H, CH 233H must be taken in order. Honors College approval required.

Top CH 232 GENERAL CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A general chemistry sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pre-pharmacy, and chemical engineering. CH 232 is a lecture course; CH 262 is the laboratory component. Lec/rec. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 262) PREREQS: (CH 231 [C-] or CH 231H [C-] ) or CH 221 [C-] and CH 231, CH 232, CH 233 must be taken in order. CH 262, the laboratory class, is taken concurrently.

Top CH 232H GENERAL CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A general chemistry sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pre-pharmacy, and chemical engineering. CH 232H is a lecture course; CH 262H is the laboratory component. Lec/rec. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 262H) PREREQS: (CH 231 [C-] or CH 231H [C-] ) or CH 221 [C-] and CH 231, CH 232, CH 233 must be taken in order. CH 262, the laboratory class, is taken concurrently. Honors College approval required.

Top CH 233 GENERAL CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A general chemistry sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. CH 233 is a lecture course; CH 263 is the laboratory component. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 263) Lec/rec. PREREQS: (CH 232 [C-] or CH 232H [C-] ) or CH 222 [C-] and CH 231, CH 232, CH 233 must be taken in order. CH 263, the laboratory class, is taken concurrently.

Top CH 233H GENERAL CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A general chemistry sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. CH 233H is a lecture course; CH 263H is the laboratory component. Lec/rec. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 263H) PREREQS: (CH 232 [C-] or CH 232H [C-] ) or CH 222 [C-] and CH 231, CH 232, CH 233 must be taken in order. CH 263, the laboratory class, is taken concurrently. Honors College approval required.

Top CH 261 LABORATORY FOR CHEMISTRY 231 (1)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry laboratory sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 231) COREQS: CH 231

Top CH 261H LABORATORY FOR CHEMISTRY 231H (1)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry laboratory sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 231H) PREREQS: Honors College approval required. COREQS: CH 231H

Top CH 262 LABORATORY FOR CHEMISTRY 232 (1)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry laboratory sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 232) PREREQS: CH 261 [D-] or CH 261H [D-] or CH 271 [D-] or CH 221 [D-] or CH 224H [D-] COREQS: CH 232

Top CH 262H LABORATORY FOR CHEMISTRY 232H (1)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry laboratory sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 232H) PREREQS: CH 261 [D-] or CH 261H [D-] or CH 271 [D-] or CH 221 [D-] or CH 224H [D-] and Honors College approval required. COREQS: CH 232H

Top CH 263 LABORATORY FOR CHEMISTRY 233 (1)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry laboratory sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 233) PREREQS: CH 262 [D-] or CH 262H [D-] or CH 272 [D-] or CH 222 [D-] or CH 225H [D-] COREQS: CH 233

Top CH 263H LABORATORY FOR CHEMISTRY 233H (1)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry laboratory sequence for students majoring in most sciences, pharmacy, and chemical engineering. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 233H) PREREQS: CH 262 [D-] or CH 262H [D-] or CH 272 [D-] or CH 222 [D-] or CH 225H [D-] and Honors College approval required. COREQS: CH 233H

Top CH 271 LABORATORY FOR CH 231 FOR CHEMISTRY MAJORS (1)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry laboratory sequence for students majoring in chemistry. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 231) COREQS: CH 231

Top CH 272 LABORATORY FOR CH 232 FOR CHEMISTRY MAJORS (1)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry laboratory sequence for students majoring in chemistry. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 232) PREREQS: CH 271 [D-] or CH 221 [D-] or CH 224H [D-] COREQS: CH 232

Top CH 273 LABORATORY FOR CH 233 FOR CHEMISTRY MAJORS (1)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course Has Extra Fees
A general chemistry laboratory sequence for students majoring in chemistry. (Bacc Core Course if taken with CH 233) PREREQS: CH 272 [D-] or CH 222 [D-] or CH 225H [D-] COREQS: CH 233

Top CH 324 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
A basic course in modern chemical analysis. Self-paced laboratory. CH 130 does not meet the prerequisites for this course. PREREQS: (CH 123 [D-] or CH 223 [D-] or CH 226H [D-] or ( (CH 233 [D-] or CH 233H [D-] ) and (CH 263 [D-] or CH 263H [D-] or CH 273 [D-] ) ) ) and /or one year of general chemistry or instructor approval.

Top CH 331 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Service course covering aliphatic and aromatic chemistry. Introduction to nomenclature, mechanism and synthesis. Lec/rec. CH 130 does not meet the prerequisites for this course. PREREQS: (CH 123 [C-] or CH 223 [C-] or CH 226H [C-] or ( (CH 233 [C-] or CH 233H [C-] ) and (CH 263 [C-] or CH 263H [C-] or CH 273 [C-] ) ) ) and one year of general chemistry or instructor approval. CH 331 and CH 332 must be taken in order.

Top CH 332 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Service course covering aliphatic and aromatic chemistry. Introduction to nomenclature, mechanism and synthesis. Lec/rec. PREREQS: CH 331 [C-] and one year of general chemistry.

Top CH 334 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Professional course for majors in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering and other students who need a year of organic chemistry. In-depth treatment of major classes of organic compounds. Interrelation of mechanistic and synthetic approaches. PREREQS: (CH 123 [D-] or CH 223 [D-] or CH 226H [D-] or ( (CH 233 [D-] or CH 233H [D-] ) and (CH 263 [D-] or CH 263H [D-] or CH 273 [D-] ) ) ) and one year general chemistry or instructor approval. CH 130 does not meet the prerequisites for this course.

Top CH 335 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Professional course for majors in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering and other students who need a year of organic chemistry. In-depth treatment of major classes of organic compounds. Interrelation of mechanistic and synthetic approaches. PREREQS: CH 334 [D-] and one year general chemistry.

Top CH 336 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Professional course for majors in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering and other students who need a year of organic chemistry. In-depth treatment of major classes of organic compounds. Interrelation of mechanistic and synthetic approaches. PREREQS: CH 335 [D-] and one year of general chemistry.

Top CH 337 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Laboratory course in organic chemistry for nonmajors, designed to supplement CH 331, CH 332 and CH 334, CH 335, CH 336. Lec/lab. PREREQS: (CH 331 [D-] and CH 332 [D-] ) or (CH 334 [D-] and CH 335 [D-] and CH 336 [D-] )

Top CH 361 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY I (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
First term of integrated laboratory program for chemistry majors highlighting techniques in organic, physical, and analytical chemistry. First-hand experience is gained using specialized glassware, scientific equipment and instrumentation plus computers. Essential technical laboratory standards and technical writing are emphasized. Lec/lab. PREREQS: ( (CH 221 [D-] and CH 222 [D-] and CH 223 [D-] ) or (CH 224H [D-] and CH 225H [D-] and CH 226H [D-] ) or ( (CH 231 [D-] or CH 231H [D-] ) and (CH 261 [D-] or CH 261H [D-] or CH 271 [D-] ) and (CH 232 [D-] or CH 232H [D-] ) and (CH 262 [D-] or CH 262H [D-] or CH 272 [D-] ) and (CH 233 [D-] or CH 233H [D-] ) and (CH 263 [D-] or CH 263H [D-] or CH 273 [D-] ) ) and (MTH 251* [D-] or MTH 251H* [D-] ) and (PH 201* [D-] or PH 211* [D-] ) and CH 334* [D-] ) and departmental approval required. Restricted to chemistry and biochemistry/biophysics majors.

Top CH 361H EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY I (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
First term of integrated laboratory program for chemistry majors highlighting techniques in organic, physical, and analytical chemistry. First-hand experience is gained using specialized glassware, scientific equipment and instrumentation plus computers. Essential technical laboratory standards and technical writing are emphasized. Lec/lab. PREREQS: ( (CH 221 [D-] and CH 222 [D-] and CH 223 [D-] ) or (CH 224H [D-] and CH 225H [D-] and CH 226H [D-] ) or ( (CH 231 [D-] or CH 231H [D-] ) and (CH 261 [D-] or CH 261H [D-] or CH 271 [D-] ) and (CH 232 [D-] or CH 232H [D-] ) and (CH 262 [D-] or CH 262H [D-] or CH 272 [D-] ) and (CH 233 [D-] or CH 233H [D-] ) and (CH 263 [D-] or CH 263H [D-] or CH 273 [D-] ) ) and (MTH 251* [D-] or MTH 251H* [D-] ) and (PH 201* [D-] or PH 211* [D-] ) and CH 334* [D-] ) and restricted to chemistry and biochemistry/biophysics majors. Honors College approval required.

Top CH 362 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY I (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
First-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Lec/lab. PREREQS: ( (CH 361 [D-] or CH 361H [D-] ) and CH 335* [D-] )

Top CH 362H EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY I (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
First-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Lec/lab. PREREQS: ( (CH 361 [D-] or CH 361H [D-] ) and CH 335* [D-] ) and Honors College approval required.

Top CH 374 TECHNOLOGY, ENERGY, AND RISK (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Decision-making in a technical, democratic society. Discussion of current issues such as acid rain, toxic organic chemicals in the environment, energy resources, etc. Does not meet the prereq for any other chemistry course. Does not meet requirements for chemistry minor. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Completion of baccalaureate core in physical science.

Top CH 390 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Sources, reactions, transport, effects, and fates of chemical species in water, soil, air, and living environments and the effects of technology thereon. PREREQS: CH 331 [D-] or CH 334 [D-]

Top CH 401 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CH 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CH 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CH 406 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CH 407 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CH 407H SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required. Honors College approval required.

Top CH 410 INTERNSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CH 411 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry including atomic structure, bonding models for molecules and solids, symmetry, acid/base chemistry, oxidation-reduction, and metal-ligand complexes. PREREQS: One year of general chemistry. College-level physics is recommended.

Top CH 412 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Descriptive chemistry of the elements, focusing on main-group compounds, transition metal complexes, and solid-state chemistry. PREREQS: CH 411 [D-] and /or instructor approval.

Top CH 413 SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY (3-4) 
Basic principles of chemistry are applied to descriptions of structure-property relationships in inorganic solids. Topics include crystal structure, materials synthesis, chemical bonding, electronic properties, optical properties, and magnetism. Students who register for 4 credits will perform independent study of an advanced topic based on research literature. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits. PREREQS: CH 442 [D-] or CH 542 [D-]

Top CH 418 NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Radioactive decay, nuclear properties, nuclear structure, alpha, beta, and gamma decay, nuclear reactions, fission, interaction of radiation with matter, chemical techniques, radiation safety, and nuclear instrumentation. PREREQS: Should enroll concurrently in (CH 440 or CH 540) or PH 314.

Top CH 419 RADIOACTIVE TRACER METHODS (4) 
Radionuclides, radioactivity, and radiotracer methods as research tools in physical and biological science. Lec/lab. PREREQS: Two years of college chemistry.

Top CH 421 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A professional sequence for majors in chemistry and related disciplines. Chemical equilibrium, analytical electrochemistry, separations, spectroscopy, instrumentation, and treatment of data. PREREQS: One year of general chemistry and one year of college physics. Should enroll concurrently in CH 440 or CH 540.

Top CH 422 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A professional sequence for majors in chemistry and related disciplines. Chemical equilibrium, analytical electrochemistry, separations, spectroscopy, basic electronics and instrumentation, and treatment of data. PREREQS: One year of general chemistry and one year of college physics. Should enroll concurrently in CH 441 or CH 541.

Top CH 424 BIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Analytical methods employed in the study of biologically important molecules. Separations (chromatography, electrophoresis), spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, biosensors, and immunoassays. Lec/lab. Not offered every year. PREREQS: One year of organic chemistry and one term of organic chemistry laboratory.

Top CH 435 STRUCTURE DETERMINATION BY SPECTROSCOPIC METHODS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Use of ultraviolet, infrared, nuclear magnetic resonance, and mass spectra for determination of structures and stereochemistry of complex organic molecules. PREREQS: (CH 336 [D-] and (CH 442 [D-] or CH 542 [D-] ) )

Top CH 440 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Thermodynamics, electrochemistry, solutions, kinetic theory of gases, chemical kinetics, quantum theory and statistical mechanics, molecular structure and spectroscopy. PREREQS: (MTH 254 [D-] or MTH 254H [D-] ) and one year of general chemistry and one year of college physics. CH 440, CH 441, CH 442 must be taken in order.

Top CH 441 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Thermodynamics, electrochemistry, solutions, kinetic theory of gases, chemical kinetics, quantum theory and statistical mechanics, molecular structure and spectroscopy. PREREQS: (MTH 254 [D-] or MTH 254H [D-] ) and one year of general chemistry and one year of college physics. CH 440, CH 441, CH 442 must be taken in order.

Top CH 442 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Thermodynamics, electrochemistry, solutions, kinetic theory of gases, chemical kinetics, quantum theory and statistical mechanics, molecular structure and spectroscopy. PREREQS: (MTH 254 [D-] or MTH 254H [D-] ) and CH 441 [D-] and one year of general chemistry and one year of college physics. CH 440, CH 441, CH 442 must be taken in order.

Top CH 445 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS (3) 
Structure of solid materials. Relationship between structure and mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of materials used in high technology. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: (CH 442 [D-] or CH 542 [D-] )

Top CH 450 INTRODUCTORY QUANTUM CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Elementary wave mechanics and matrix mechanics of atoms and molecules. Quantum basis of chemical structure. Not offered every year. PREREQS: (CH 442 [D-] or CH 542 [D-] ) and one year college physics.

Top CH 453 CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
The laws of chemical thermodynamics applied to analyze properties of gases, gas mixtures, liquid solutions, fluctuations, critical phenomena, and magnetic systems. Not offered every year. PREREQS: (CH 442 [D-] or CH 542 [D-] )

Top CH 461 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Second-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Lec/lab. PREREQS: ( (CH 362 [D-] or CH 362H [D-] ) and CH 421* [D-] and CH 440* [D-] )

Top CH 461H EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Second-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic and physical chemistry. Lec/Lab. PREREQS: ( (CH 362 [D-] or CH 362H [D-] ) and CH 421* [D-] and CH 440* [D-] ) and Honors College approval required.

Top CH 462 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course Has Extra Fees
Second-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Lec/lab. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: ( (CH 362 [D-] or CH 362H [D-] ) and CH 441* [D-] and (CH 324 [D-] or CH 461 [D-] or CH 461H [D-] ) ) and CH 422 is recommended.

Top CH 462H EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course Has Extra Fees
Second-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Lec/lab. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: ( (CH 362 [D-] or CH 362H [D-] ) and CH 441* [D-] and (CH 324 [D-] or CH 461 [D-] or CH 461H [D-] ) ) and CH 422 is recommended. Honors College approval required.

Top CH 463 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course Has Extra Fees
Second-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Lec/lab. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: ( (CH 362 [D-] or CH 362H [D-] ) and (CH 324 [D-] or CH 461 [D-] or CH 461H [D-] ) and CH 442* [D-] )

Top CH 463H EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course Has Extra Fees
Second-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Lec/lab. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: ( (CH 362 [D-] or CH 362H [D-] ) and (CH 324 [D-] or CH 461 [D-] or CH 461H [D-] ) and CH 442* [D-] ) and Honors College approval required.

Top CH 464 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course Has Extra Fees
Second-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Lec/lab. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: ( (CH 362 [D-] or CH 362H [D-] ) and CH 442* [D-] ) and (CH 461 or CH 461H or CH 324 is recommended).

Top CH 464H EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course Has Extra Fees
Second-level integrated laboratory course for majors in chemistry and related disciplines, covering experimental techniques of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Lec/lab. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: ( (CH 362 [D-] or CH 362H [D-] ) and CH 442* [D-] ) and (CH 461 or CH 461H or CH 324 is recommended). Honors College approval required.

Top CH 471 ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3) 
Principles of synthetic organic chemistry. Particular emphasis will be directed at understanding stereochemical outcomes in carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions (Diels-Alder, aldol, and pericyclic reactions). Other topics will include oxidation/reduction reactions, organometallic chemistry, and enantioselective methodologies. PREREQS: (CH 336 [D-] or CH 337 [D-] )

Top CH 490 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING FOR SCIENTISTS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Programming, numerical and graphical analysis, problem solving, simulations and use of databases for information handling and retrieval. Applications to problems in chemistry. PREREQS: MTH 252 [D-] or MTH 252H [D-]

Top CH 501 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CH 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top CH 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CH 506 PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CH 507 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Student should enroll in the seminar section that meets the specific divisional requirements for credits and grading scheme or that is designated for teaching or mentoring programs. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CH 510 INTERNSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CH 511 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry including atomic structure, bonding models for molecules and solids, symmetry, acid/base chemistry, oxidation-reduction, metal-ligand complexes, sol-gel chemistry and nanochemistry. PREREQS: CH 442 or CH 542 is recommended.

Top CH 512 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Descriptive chemistry of the elements, focusing on main-group compounds, transition metal complexes, and solid-state chemistry. PREREQS: CH 511 [C] and /or instructor approval.

Top CH 513 SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY (3-4)  Offered in current or future terms
Basic principles of chemistry are applied to descriptions of structure-property relationships in inorganic solids. Topics include crystal structure, materials synthesis, chemical bonding, electronic properties, optical properties, and magnetism. Students who register for 4 credits will perform independent study of an advanced topic based on research literature. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits. PREREQS: CH 442 or CH 542

Top CH 516 RADIOCHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Selected methods in radiochemical analysis. Actinide chemistry, activation analysis, radionuclide solvent extraction, and microbial reactions with radionuclides. Designed for majors in chemistry, chemical engineering, nuclear engineering, and radiation health physics. Lec/lab. CROSSLISTED as NSE 516. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: ( (NE 531 [C] or RHP 531 [C] ) and RHP 536 [C] ) and /or instructor approval required.

Top CH 518 NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Radioactive decay, nuclear properties, nuclear structure, alpha, beta, and gamma decay, nuclear reactions, fission, interaction of radiation with matter, chemical techniques, radiation safety, and nuclear instrumentation. PREREQS: Should concurrently enroll in (CH 440 or CH 540) or PH 314.

Top CH 519 RADIOACTIVE TRACER METHODS (4) 
Radionuclides, radioactivity, and radiotracer methods as research tools in physical and biological science. Lec/lab. PREREQS: Two years of college chemistry.

Top CH 521 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A professional sequence for majors in chemistry and related disciplines. Chemical equilibrium, analytical electrochemistry, separations, spectroscopy, instrumentation, and treatment of data. PREREQS: One year of college chemistry, one year of college physics. Should concurrently enroll in CH 540.

Top CH 522 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A professional sequence for majors in chemistry and related disciplines. Chemical equilibrium, analytical electrochemistry, separations, spectroscopy, basic electronics and instrumentation, and treatment of data. PREREQS: One year of college chemistry, one year of college physics. Should concurrently enroll in CH 541.

Top CH 524 BIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Analytical methods employed in the study of biologically important molecules. Separations (chromatography, electrophoresis), spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, biosensors, and immunoassays. Lec/lab. Not offered every year. CROSSLISTED as VMB 524. PREREQS: One year of organic chemistry and one term of organic chemistry laboratory.

Top CH 535 STRUCTURE DETERMINATION BY SPECTROSCOPIC METHODS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Use of ultraviolet, infrared, nuclear magnetic resonance, and mass spectra for determination of structures and stereochemistry of complex organic molecules. PREREQS: CH 336 and (CH 442 or CH 542)

Top CH 540 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Thermodynamics, electrochemistry, solutions, kinetic theory of gases, chemical kinetics, quantum theory and statistical mechanics, molecular structure and spectroscopy. PREREQS: MTH 254 and one year of college chemistry and one year of college physics. CH 540, CH 541, CH 542 must be taken in order.

Top CH 541 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Thermodynamics, electrochemistry, solutions, kinetic theory of gases, chemical kinetics, quantum theory and statistical mechanics, molecular structure and spectroscopy. PREREQS: CH 540

Top CH 542 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Thermodynamics, electrochemistry, solutions, kinetic theory of gases, chemical kinetics, quantum theory and statistical mechanics, molecular structure and spectroscopy. PREREQS: CH 541

Top CH 545 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS (3) 
Structure of solid materials. Relationship between structure and mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of materials used in high technology. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: CH 442 or CH 542

Top CH 550 INTRODUCTORY QUANTUM CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Elementary wave mechanics and matrix mechanics of atoms and molecules. Quantum basis of chemical structure. Not offered every year. PREREQS: CH 542 [C] and one year college physics.

Top CH 553 CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
The laws of chemical thermodynamics applied to analyze properties of gases, gas mixtures, liquid solutions, fluctuations, critical phenomena, and magnetic systems. Not offered every year. PREREQS: CH 542

Top CH 571 ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3) 
Principles of synthetic organic chemistry. Particular emphasis will be directed at understanding stereochemical outcomes in carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions (Diels-Alder, aldol, and pericyclic reactions). Other topics will include oxidation/reduction reactions, organometallic chemistry, and enantioselective methodologies. PREREQS: CH 336 or CH 337

Top CH 584 INSTRUMENTS AND ONLINE INTERACTIONS IN THE SCIENCES (3) 
Examine methods and technologies for and incorporating virtual instruments and online interactions into laboratory courses to support learners in becoming critical thinkers and creative producers of their knowledge and understanding in science. PREREQS: Basic computer literacy and one year of general chemistry, physics or biology

Top CH 590 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING FOR SCIENTISTS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Programming, numerical and graphical analysis, problem solving, simulations and use of databases for information handling and retrieval. Applications to problems in chemistry. PREREQS: MTH 252

Top CH 601 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CH 603 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top CH 605 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CH 607 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Student should enroll in the seminar section that meets the specific divisional requirements for credits and grading scheme or that is designated for teaching or mentoring programs. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CH 614 SELECTED TOPICS IN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint the advanced graduate student with recent advances in fields such as solid state chemistry, theoretical inorganic chemistry, spectroscopy and magnetism, chemistry of coordination compounds, kinetics and mechanisms of inorganic reactions, acid-base theory and reactions in nonaqueous solvents, organometallic chemistry, and chemistry of the less familiar elements. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits. PREREQS: CH 413 or CH 513

Top CH 615 SELECTED TOPICS INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Focus is on cutting edge research topics in inorganic materials chemistry, which will evolve from year-to-year to stay up-to-date. Current journal articles, software programs, and lab demonstrations will be utilized. Students will learn both content of a research area, as well as tools used in the practice.

Top CH 616 SELECTED TOPICS IN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint the advanced graduate student with the principles of X-ray diffraction as applied to the structural characterization of both single crystals and powders. Not offered every year. PREREQS: CH 413 or CH 513

Top CH 630 ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Molecular orbital bonding theory, orbital symmetry, reaction mechanisms, stereoisomerism, conformational analysis, and advanced methods of synthesis. Not offered every year. PREREQS: CH 336 and (CH 442 or CH 542)

Top CH 631 ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Carbon-carbon bond forming reactions, reaction mechanisms, stereoisomerism, conformational analysis, and advanced methods of synthesis. Not offered every year. PREREQS: CH 630

Top CH 632 ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Molecular orbital bonding theory, orbital symmetry, reaction mechanisms, stereoisomerism, conformational analysis, and advanced methods of synthesis. Not offered every year. PREREQS: CH 336 and (CH 442 or CH 542)

Top CH 633 HYPOTHESIS, EVIDENCE, AND ARGUMENT IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Immerses the student in the tools of scientific method as applied to current research topics in the chemical literature. The student will perform an extensive review of a modern topic in organic chemistry, prepare a written summary and analysis of this literature review and make a public oral presentation and discussion. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits. PREREQS: CH 632 [C] and /or instructor permission.

Top CH 636 SELECTED TOPICS IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint students with recent advances in organic chemistry and their application to special fields of study. Topics covered vary from term to term and year to year. Topics include: theoretical organic chemistry, recent advances in reaction mechanisms, advanced synthesis, free radical reactions, organic sulfur chemistry, and biosynthesis of natural products. CH 636, CH 637, CH 638 need not be taken in order. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top CH 637 SELECTED TOPICS IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint students with advances in organic chemistry, specifically focusing on biosynthesis of natural products and enzyme reaction mechanisms. CH 636, CH 637, CH 638 need not be taken in order. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top CH 638 SELECTED TOPICS IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint students with recent advances in organic chemistry and their application to special fields of study. Topics covered vary from term to term and year to year. Topics include: theoretical organic chemistry, recent advances in reaction mechanisms, advanced synthesis, free radical reactions, organic sulfur chemistry, and biosynthesis of natural products. CH 636, CH 637, CH 638 need not be taken in order. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top CH 651 QUANTUM MECHANICS OF ATOMS AND MOLECULES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Not offered every year. PREREQS: CH 450 or CH 550

Top CH 652 QUANTUM MECHANICS OF MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY (3) 
Not offered every year. PREREQS: CH 651

Top CH 660 SPECTROCHEMICAL ANALYSIS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Theoretical concepts and methodology of optical spectrochemical methods of analysis, components of spectrometers, flame and electrothermal atomic spectrophotometry, ICP atomic emission spectrometry, molecular absorption and fluorescence spectrometry. PREREQS: CH 442 or CH 542

Top CH 661 SEPARATIONS: CHROMATOGRAPHY AND RELATED METHODS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Theory, instrumentation, and practice of modern separation techniques (gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, electrokinetic separations) and sample preparation methods; handling and interpretation of chromatographic and electrophoretic data. PREREQS: CH 440 or CH 540 (Thermodynamics) recommended or instructor's permission.

Top CH 662 ANALYTICAL ELECTROCHEMISTRY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of current, voltage and time relationships in electrochemical cells. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: CH 442 recommended or instructor permission.

Top CH 680 SELECTED TOPICS IN PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint students with recent advances in physical chemistry. Topics include molecular structure dynamics determination (UV-visible, near-IR light sources, x-ray, electron and neutron diffraction), spectroscopy (ultrafast, nonlinear, multidimensional, multiphoton, magnetic resonance, photoelectron), physical chemistry of condensed phase systems (biomolecules, aqueous solution, novel materials, ionic, molecular and liquid crystals, critical phenomena, mass transport), theoretical chemistry (chemical bonding, scattering theory, group theory, dynamics), electronic structure theory of molecules, structural dynamics of complex systems. Need not be taken in order. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: CH 550 [B-] and graduate standing.

Top CH 681 SELECTED TOPICS IN PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (2) 
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint students with recent advances in physical chemistry. Topics include molecular structure determination (x-ray, electron and neutron diffraction), spectroscopy (nonlinear and multiphoton, magnetic resonance, photoelectron, Moessbauer effect), physical chemistry of condensed phases (ionic, molecular and liquid crystals, critical phenomena, mass transport), theoretical chemistry (chemical bonding, scattering theory, group theory, dynamics), electronic structure theory of molecules. Need not be taken in order. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top CH 682 SELECTED TOPICS IN PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (2) 
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint students with recent advances in physical chemistry. Topics include molecular structure determination (x-ray, electron and neutron diffraction), spectroscopy (nonlinear and multiphoton, magnetic resonance, photoelectron, Moessbauer effect), physical chemistry of condensed phases (ionic, molecular and liquid crystals, critical phenomena, mass transport), theoretical chemistry (chemical bonding, scattering theory, group theory, dynamics), electronic structure theory of molecules. Need not be taken in order. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top CH 683 SELECTED TOPICS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (2) 
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint the advanced graduate student with recent advances in analytical chemistry. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing or instructor approval required.

Top CH 684 SELECTED TOPICS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (2) 
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint the advanced graduate student with recent advances in analytical chemistry. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing or instructor approval required.

Top CH 685 SELECTED TOPICS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (2) 
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint the advanced graduate student with recent advances in analytical chemistry. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing or instructor approval required.

Top CH 686 SELECTED TOPICS IN NUCLEAR AND RADIATION CHEMISTRY (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint the advanced graduate student with recent advances in nuclear and radiation chemistry. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing or instructor approval required.

Top CH 687 SELECTED TOPICS IN NUCLEAR AND RADIATION CHEMISTRY (2) 
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint the advanced graduate student with recent advances in nuclear and radiation chemistry. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing or instructor approval required.

Top CH 688 SELECTED TOPICS IN NUCLEAR AND RADIATION CHEMISTRY (2) 
Nonsequence courses designed to acquaint the advanced graduate student with recent advances in nuclear and radiation chemistry. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing or instructor approval required.

Top CH 692 ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSFORMATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (3) 
Chemical, photochemical, and biological transformation reactions of organic compounds in the environment. Test methods and predictive models for determining the persistence of organic compounds in the environment. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: CH 336 and CH 440 or instructor approval required.

Top CH 696 COMPUTER INTERFACING (4) 
Introduction to the use of microcomputers for data acquisition and data manipulation in the laboratory. The emphasis will be on the use of software and hardware for the IBM-compatible personal computer. Programming in Visual Basic and Windows languages will be covered, as well as use of commercial software and hardware. Familiarity with analog signal conditioning and simple digital circuitry will be assumed.

Top CH 697 MASS SPECTROMETRY OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Physical principles of mass spectrometric instrumentation and interpretation of the mass spectra of organic compounds and biomolecules. Not offered every year.



 
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