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CHEM 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CHEM 520. Physical Chemistry 1

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Application of fundamental laws and theoretical principles to real and ideal gases, thermodynamics, systems of variable composition, chemical equilibrium, phase equilibrium, the phase rule, solutions, colligative properties, condensed phase equilibria, and nonideal systems.
Prerequisites: CHEM 350, MATH 212 or MATH 222, PHYS 232 or PHYS 235
Semester Offered: Fall


CHEM 521. Physical Chemistry 2

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Application of fundamental laws and theoretical principles to equilibria in electrochemical cells, surface phenomena, the structure of matter, quantum mechanics, atomic and molecular spectroscopy, bonding, solids, electrical conduction, and kinetics.
Prerequisites: CHEM 420 - CHEM 520
Semester Offered: Spring


CHEM 522. Physical Chemistry Lab 1

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Laboratory to complement Physical Chemistry 1 (420-520). A quantitative measurement of properties and phenomena of chemical interest and their interpretation by use of chemical principles.
Prerequisites: CHEM 420 - CHEM 520
Semester Offered: Fall


CHEM 523. Physical Chemistry Lab 2

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Laboratory to complement Physical Chemistry 2 (421-521). A quantitative measurement of properties and phenomena of chemical interest and their interpretation by use of chemical principles.
Prerequisites: CHEM 421 - CHEM 521
Semester Offered: Spring


CHEM 532. Inorganic Chemistry 1

Credits: 5 View Details
Description: Electronic structures of atoms, structure and symmetry of molecules, crystal structure of solids, molecular orbital theory, nomenclature of coordination complexes, ligand field theory, reaction mechanisms involving coordination complexes, and organometallic catalysis.
Prerequisites: CHEM 420 or CHEM 520 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: Fall


CHEM 533. Inorganic Chemistry 2

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Concepts and applications of materials chemistry: solid state structure, conductivity, nanomaterials, synthetic approaches to materials, spectroscopic techniques to characterize materials (with an emphasis on nanomaterials), magnetism, electrochemistry, catalysis, and bioinorganic chemistry.
Prerequisites: CHEM 432 or CHEM 532 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: Spring


CHEM 540. Environmental Analytical Chemistry (2,3)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theoretical and practical aspects of chemical analysis of soils, water, and air samples. Emphasis on sample preparation.
Prerequisites: CHEM 350
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 550. Instrumental Analysis (3,3)

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Major instrumental methods of chemical analysis including spectroscopic, electrometric, and chromatographic methods.
Prerequisites: CHEM 350, CHEM 420 - CHEM 520 or CHEM 482, CHEM 582
Semester Offered: Spring


CHEM 552. Nuclear Chemistry and Radiochemistry

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Nuclear stability and structure; decay systematics and energetics; interactions of radiation with matter; nuclear energy; detection, measurement and characterization of radiation; application to chemical and biological problems.
Prerequisites: CHEM 211
Semester Offered: Even Spring


CHEM 555. Organic Mechanisms and Synthesis

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Advanced organic chemistry involving key mechanisms and reactions; strategies and tactics of complex organic syntheses.
Prerequisites: CHEM 311 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: Spring


CHEM 560. Selected Topics in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 561. Selected Topics in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 562. Selected Topics in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 563. Selected Topics in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 564. Selected Topics in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 565. Selected Topics in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 566. Selected Topics in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 567. Selected Topics in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 568. Selected Topics Chem

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 569. Selected Topics in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Non-sequence courses designed for intensive study of a special topic. Topic will be announced in the class schedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 580. Biochemistry 1

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: The chemical structure and function of most fundamental biomolecules; carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. Fundamentals of enzyme function and metabolism.
Prerequisites: CHEM 311
Semester Offered: Fall


CHEM 581. Biochemistry 2

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Major metabolic pathways; biochemistry of nucleic acids; and biophysical techniques.
Prerequisites: CHEM 480, CHEM 580
Semester Offered: Spring


CHEM 582. Biophysical Chemistry

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Biomolecular structure, thermodynamics and kinetics and their study through spectroscopic techniques.
Prerequisites: CHEM 480, MATH 211, MATH 212 or MATH 222, PHYS 232 or PHYS 235
Semester Offered: Spring


CHEM 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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