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CHEM 452. 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 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 455. 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 460. 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 461. 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 462. 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 scedule. Consent of instructor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 463. 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 464. 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 465. 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 insturctor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 466. 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 467. 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 468. 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 469. 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 480. 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 (C- or better)
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CHEM 481. Biochemistry 2

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Major metabolic pathways, biochemistry of nucleic acids, and biophysical techniques.
Prerequisites: CHEM 480 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: Spring


CHEM 482. Biophysical Chemistry

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Biomolecular structure, thermodynamics and kinetics, and their study through spectroscopic techniques.
Prerequisites: CHEM 480 (C- or better), MATH 212 or MATH 222, PHYS 232 or PHYS 235
Semester Offered: Fall


CHEM 489. Undergraduate Research in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: A laboratory investigation of a research problem in chemistry. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 credits. Max of 5 credits allowed toward a chemistry major. Minimum 3 lab hours per week for 1 credit (or consent of instructor).
Prerequisites: CHEM 391 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CHEM 490. Seminar

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Lectures, reading, discussion on selected topics. The successful conclusion of the course involves a formal presentation by the student in the form of a seminar to the department. May be repeated to a max. of 4 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CHEM 491. Senior Thesis

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Conclusion of the capstone experience involving a formal presentation of a research or library project. Diagnostics of Undergraduate Chemistry Knowledge (DUCK) exam administered. Friday evening symposium may be scheduled near end of semester. Normally taken in final semester.
Prerequisites: CHEM 391 (C- or better)
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring






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