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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


CHEM 590. Seminar

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Lectures, readings, 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 591. Senior Thesis

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Conclusion of the capstone experience involving a formal presentation of a research or library project in the form of a seminar to the department, and a written paper following departmental guidelines. Attendance at departmental seminars is required.
Prerequisites: CHEM 391
Semester Offered: Spring


CHEM 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CHEM 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CHEM 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CHEM 695. Temporary Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are intended to support established degree programs and may be included on a student's approved program within the workshop limitations established for each program option.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CHEM 699. Master's Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Master's Thesis.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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