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CHM 099. Preparatory Chemistry 1.
3 Credit Hours.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

CHM101 Chemistry And Society
3 credits Fall & Spring Semester
The basic principles of chemistry for the non-science major with an emphasis on understanding the chemistry of the world around us, especially as it pertains to the choices we make as consumers and as a society. Integrated themes include energy, the environment, food and nutrition, health and personal care, and other contemporary societal issues. Lecture, 3 hours. Not for major or minor credit.

CHM102 Fundamentals of Chemistry II
3 credits Offered By Announcement Only
A continuation of Chemistry 101. Prerequisite: CHM 101 or High School chemistry.

CHM103 Chemistry for Life Sciences I (Lecture)
3 credits Fall Semester
Essentials of inorganic chemistry as it applies to biological systems. Designed for (but not limited to) those planning health-related careers. Lecture, 3 hours.

CHM104 Chemistry for Life Sciences II (Lecture)
3 credits Spring Semester
A continuation of CHM 103, with emphasis on organic and biological chemistry, including biochemical processes and metabolism. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 103.

CHM105 Chemistry for Life Sciences I (Laboratory)
1 credit Fall Semester
Designed for those students in CHM 103 requiring a laboratory course. Laboratory,
3 hours. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 103.

CHM106 Chemistry for Life Sciences II (Laboratory)
1 credit Spring Semester
Designed for those students in CHM 104 requiring a laboratory course. Laboratory,
3 hours. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 104.

CHM 110. Chemical Problem Solving. 3 Credit Hours.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.

CHM111 Principles of Chemistry I
3 credits Fall & Spring Semester & First Summer Session
Fundamental principles of chemical science. The beginning course for science majors and premedical students. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite or corequisite: MTH 105 or 107.

CHM112 Principles of Chemistry II
3 credits Fall & Spring Semester & Second Summer Session
Continuation of CHM 111. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 111 or 151.

CHM113 Chemistry Laboratory I
1 credit Fall & Spring Semester & First Summer Session
Laboratory techniques of chemistry. To accompany CHM 111. Laboratory, 3 hours.
Prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 111.

CHM114 Chemistry Laboratory II
1 credit Fall & Spring Semester & Second Summer Session
Continuation of CHM 113. Intermediate laboratory techniques and quantitative analysis. To accompany CHM 112. Laboratory, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 113; prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 112.

CHM121 Chemistry For the Biosciences I
4 credits Fall & Spring Semester
This is the first course in a three course sequence designed to meet the needs of Life Science students interested in pursuing professional education in the health sciences. Topics to be covered in this course include: basic atomic structure, reaction stoichiometry, gases, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, thermodynamics, and chemical kinetics. Co-registration with a separate recitation section is required.

CHM151 Chemistry for Engineers I
3 credits Fall & Spring Semester
Fundamental principles of chemistry for engineering students. Not recommended for students that plan to enter Medical School. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite or corequisite: MTH 105 or 107.

CHM153 Chemistry Laboratory for Engineers
1 credit Fall & Spring Semester
An introductory laboratory course to accompany CHM 151. The techniques of chemistry
for engineering students. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 151.

CHM201 Organic Chemistry I (Lecture)
3 credits Fall & Spring Semester & First Summer Session
The chemistry of carbon compounds. Required of chemistry majors, and premedical students; recommended for majors in life sciences. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 112.

CHM202 Organic Chemistry II (Lecture)
3 credits Fall & Spring Semester & Second Summer Session
Continuation of CHM 201. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 201.

CHM205 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
1 credit Fall & Spring Semester & First Summer Session
Introduction to techniques of organic chemistry. Laboratory, 3 hours. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 201.

CHM206 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
1 credit Fall & Spring Semester & Second Summer Session
Continuation of CHM 205. Laboratory, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 205. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 202.

CHM 214. Quantitative Analytical Chemistry. 3 Credit Hours.
Prerequisites: CHM 202, MTH 162 or MTH 172.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

CHM221 Chemistry For the Biosciences II
4 credits Fall & Spring Semester
This is the second course in a three course sequence designed to meet the needs of Life Science students interested in pursuing professional education in the health sciences. Topics to be covered in this course include: electronic atomic structure, basic quantum mechanics, molecular geometry, identification of organic molecules, and interpretation of chemical structures via spectroscopic methods. Co-registration with a separate recitation section is required.

CHM222 Chemistry For the Biosciences III
4 credits Fall & Spring Semester
This is the third course in a three course sequence designed to meet the needs of Life Science students interested in pursuing professional education in the health sciences. Topics to be covered in this course include: organic chemical reactivity, reaction prediction analysis, organic reaction mechanisms, electronic interactions, energy states, and reactivity of biomolecules. Co-registration with a separate recitation section is required.

CHM304 Spectroscopic Methods in Chemistry and Biochemistry
3 credits Fall Semester
Modern spectroscopic methods of analysis. Lecture 3 hours; Prerequisite: CHM 202 and 206.

CHM316 Instrumental Analytical Chemistry
3 credits Spring Semester
Modern methods of quantitative analysis. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 304 and 360.

CHM317 The Chemistry of Food
3 credits Fall and Spring Semester
The chemical compositions of the raw materials and end products, and a survey of the changes that these undergo when exposed to human manipulations. PRE-REQUISITE: CHM 201 AND CHM 202

CHM320 Instrumental Methods in Chemistry and Biochemistry
2 credits Spring Semester
Instrumental methods in modern chemistry and biochemistry, including spectrometric, electrochemical and chromatographic (separation) techniques. Laboratory, 8 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 304. Corequisite: CHM 316.

CHM331 Physical Chemistry for Premedical Students
3 credits Spring Semester
Fundamentals of thermodynamics as applied to gases, liquids and solutions; chemical kinetics and other selected topics. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 112, MTH 110 or 111 or 131, PHY 102 or permission of instructor.

CHM360 Physical Chemistry I (Lecture)
3 credits Fall Semester
Introduction to physical chemistry including thermodynamics, gaseous and liquid states, solutions, homogeneous and heterogeneous equilibriums. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 112, MTH 112 or 132. Prerequisite or corequisite: One semester of physics.

CHM364 Physical Chemistry (Laboratory I)
1 credit Fall & Spring Semester
Representative experiments in physical chemistry. Laboratory, 4 hours. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 331 or 360.

CHM365 Physical Chemistry II (Lecture)
3 credits Spring Semester
Chemical kinetics, introductory quantum chemistry, molecular spectroscopy. Prerequisite: CHM 360, MTH 112. Prerequisite or corequisite: Two semesters of physics.

CHM381 Workshop Leaders in Chemistry I
1 credit Fall Semester
Students engaged in Peer-Led Team Teaching of workshops for groups of CHM 111 and/or CHM 112 students may enroll for this course. May be repeated. Prerequisite: A grade of "A" or "B" in CHM 111 and 112 or AP outplacing.

CHM382 Workshop Leaders in Chemistry II
1 credit Fall Semester
Students engaged in Peer-Led Team Teaching of workshops for groups of CHM 111 and/or CHM 112 students may enroll for this course. May be repeated. Prerequisite: A grade of "A" or "B" in CHM 111 and 112 or AP outplacing.

CHM391 CHEMISTRY INTERNSHIP FOR CREDIT
1-3 credits  Fall and Spring Semesters
Provides chemistry majors with an opportunity to apply skills learned in coursework within settings outside the university. For example students can work in local schools, assisting instructors and mentoring students. They can also work in companies or government agencies for a defined period of time with clearly delineated goals to expand their expertise and practical knowledge of chemistry. Each enrolled student will be closely mentored by a faculty member.

CHM400 SPECIAL TOPICS: RESEARCH WORKSHOP IN CHEMISTRY
1-2 credits Fall and Spring Semesters
Department Consent Required An overview of modern day chemical studies with an emphasis on state-of-the-art research.

CHM401 Environmental Chemistry
3 credits Spring Semester
Major environmental features of the earth; Role of natural and synthetic chemicals in the environment; Atmospheric and aquatic pollution; Application of acid-base theory and oxidation reduction to environmental problems. Prerequisite: CHM 111 and 112; and Junior standing; not open to students with credit in ESC 401.

CHM 441. Inorganic Chemistry (Lecture).
3 Credit Hours.
The relation of atomic and molecular structure to chemical and physical properties; introduction to nonaqueous solvents, coordination compounds, solid state chemistry and nuclear reactions. Lecture, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 365.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

CHM442 Inorganic Chemistry (Laboratory)
1 credit Spring Semester
Synthesis of inorganic compounds and determination of their physical and chemical properties. CHM 541 is a corequisite for ACS chemistry majors. Laboratory, 3 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 365 and 541.

CHM464 Physical Chemistry (Laboratory II)
1 credit Spring Semester
Continuation of CHM 364. Laboratory, 4 hours. Prerequisite: CHM 360 and 364. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHM 365.

CHM488 Undergraduate Research
1- 3 creditsFall & Spring Semester & First & Second Summer Session
Laboratory research under the direction of a member of the chemistry faculty. Thesis optional. Course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: B average in Chemistry courses and departmental consent.

CHM490 Honors Research
1- 3 creditsFall & Spring Semester & First & Second Summer Session
Laboratory research under the direction of a member of the Chemistry faculty. Thesis required. Course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to Honors Program. Chemistry Department consent. CHM 206.

CHM520 Physical Organic Chemistry
3 credits Fall Semester
Aspects of chemical bonding, acids and bases, steoeochemistry, aromaticity, pericyclic reactions, linear free energy relationships, transition state theory, excited state chemistry, reactive intermediaries, mechanisms of uni- and bimolecular reactions. Prerequisite: CHM 202 and 360.

CHM522 Synthetic Organic Chemistry
3 credits Fall Semester
Functional group transformations, Synthon approach. Retrosynthetic analyses, multistep syntheses. Prerequisite: CHM 202.

CHM524 Supramolecular Chemistry
3 credits Fall Semester
Complexation, recognition, and catalysis as applied to bioorganic chemistry. Steric, polar, and lipophillic interactions as well as proximity effects in the design of synthetic enzyme mimics, cationic transport species, etc. Prerequisite: CHM 365 and 520.

CHM525 Structural Organic Chemistry
3 credits Spring Semester
Use of electronic and vibrational spectroscopy in structure elucidation. Structure elucidation bymodern NMR; EI, CI, MALDI and Electropspray mass spectrometry. Assignment of absolute configuration of chiral centers. Prerequisite: CHM 202.

CHM526 Medicinal Chemistry
3 credits Fall and Spring Semester
Medicinal chemistry is primarily concerned with the development of drug molecules, and the interpretation of their mode of action at the molecular level, with an emphasis on chemical synthesis.

CHM530 Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Microscopy
3 credits Fall and Spring Semester
The photophysical properties of organic compounds that illustrates the fundamental principles of fluorescence. It also explains how fluorescence spectra and images can be recorded and how these powerful analytical techniques can be used to address significant problems in biology and medicine.PRE-REQUISITE: CHM 304 AND CHM 360

CHM535 Molecular and Supramolecular Photochemistry
3 credits Fall and Spring Semester
Generation of a model that will help rationalize/predict excited state reactions. A brief background on physical aspects of photochemistry will be given. Exploring and understanding of reactions that are triggered by light. Importance of light in life will be highlighted.PRE-REQUISITE: CHM 201 AND CHM 202

CHM541 Principles of Bonding and Reactivity in Inorganic Chemistry
3 credits Fall Semester
Bonding principles necessary to understand the structure, stability, and fundamental reactivity of main group and transition metal inorganic compounds, Prerequisite: CHM 365.

CHM553 Modern Quantum Chemistry
3 credits Offered By Announcement Only
Many-electron wave functions and operators. Hartee-Fock approximation, density functional theory, configuration interaction, and many-body perturbation theory.

CHM565 Principles of Spectroscopic Techniques
3 credits Fall Semester
Spectroscopic techniques: nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), mass spectra (MS), ultraviolet (UV), visible infrared (IR), fluorescence, and other specializred spectroscopic techniques. Prerequisite: CHM 365.

CHM575 Principles of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Multidimensional Spectroscopy
3 credits Fall and Spring Semesters
Theory of nuclear magnetic resonance; Bloch equations; relaxation theory; time- domain versus frequency domain spectroscopies, and principles of multidimensional spectroscopy.

CHM591 Topics in Chemistry
1- 3 credits Offered By Announcement Only
Subject matter offerings based upon student demand and availability of faculty. Subtitles describing the topics to be offered will be shown in parentheses in the printed class schedule following the title, "Topics in Chemistry". Prerequisite: 20 credits in Chemistry.

CHM592 Topics in Chemistry
1- 3 credits Offered By Announcement Only
Subject matter offerings based upon student demand and availability of faculty. Subtitles describing the topics to be offered will be shown in parentheses in the printed class schedule following the title, "Topics in Chemistry". Prerequisite: 20 credits in Chemistry.

CHM593 Readings in Chemistry
1- 3 credits Offered By Announcement Only
Supervised readings on special topics. Offered by special arrangement. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 20 credits in Chemistry and permission of the Department Chairman.

CHM594 Readings in Chemistry
1- 3 credits Offered By Announcement Only
Supervised readings on special topics. Offered by special arrangement. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 20 credits in Chemistry and permission of the Department Chairman.

CHM Electrochemistry
3 credits  Fall and Spring Semesters
Modern electrochemical techniques including voltammetry, chronocoulometry, rotating disk electrode, and ultramicroelectrodes.

CHM 679 Chemistry Seminar
1 credit Fall and Spring Semesters
Participation in the departmental seminar program. Required each semester the student is in residence and not enrolled in CHM 680 (excluding summer sessions).

CHM 680 Chemistry Seminar
1 credit Fall and Spring Semesters
Participation in the chemistry department seminar program, including an oral presentation of special topics.

CHM 685  Introduction to Research
2 credits Fall and Spring Semesters
Research principles and practices, independent study in selected subject areas, and/or oral presentation of a proposed research topic. Open only to graduate students working toward the M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Chemistry.

CHM 688 Problems in Research Planning
2 credits Fall and Spring Semesters
Formulation of a research program for investigating an original problem not related to the candidate's major laboratory research. A brief written summary and an oral defense of the plan will be required.

CHM 705 Research Practices
1-3 credits Fall and Spring Semesters
Research experiences in special techniques. For students electing the non-thesis M.S. option. May be repeated for a total not to exceed six credits. Department Consent Required

CHM 710 Master's Thesis
1-6 credits Fall and Spring Semesters
The student working on his/her master's thesis enrolls for credit, in most departments not to exceed six, as determined by his/her advisor. Credit is not awarded until the thesis has been accepted. Department Consent Required

CHM 720 Research in Residence
O credits Fall and Spring Semesters
Used to establish research in residence for the thesis for the master's degree after the student has enrolled for the permissible cumulative total in CHM 710 (usually six credits). Credit not granted. May be regarded as full time residence. Department Consent Required

CHM 730 Doctoral Dissertation
1-12 credits Fall and Spring Semesters
Required of all candidates for the Ph.D. The student will enroll for credit as determined by his/her advisor, but for not less than a total of 12 hours. Up to 12 hours may be taken in a regular semester, but not more than six in a summer session. Department Consent Required

CHM 740 Post-candidacy Dissertation
1-12 credits Fall and Spring Semesters
Required of all candidates for the Ph.D. who have advanced to candidacy. The student will enroll for credit as determined by his/her advisor, but not for less than a total of 12. Up to 12 hours may be taken in a regular semester, but not more than six in a summer session.Department Consent Required

CHM 750 Research in Residence
1 credit Fall and Spring Semesters
Used to establish research in residence for the Ph.D. and D.A., after the student has been enrolled for the permissible cumulative total in appropriate doctoral research. Credit not granted. May be regarded as full-time residence as determined by the Dean of the Graduate School. Department Consent Required

CHM 751 Research in Residence
O credits Fall and Spring Semesters
Thesis/Individual Study. Department Consent Required