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1004 General Chemistry I: An introduction to the field of chemistry including nomenclature, stoichiometry, atomic structure, bonding, behavior of gases, and nuclear processes. Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours per week.

1014 General Chemistry II: A continuation of CHEM 1004 including liquids and solids, chemical equilibria, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, and kinetics.   Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours per week.  Prerequisite: CHEM 1004.

1024 Introductory Chemistry: Introductory course primarily for students in dietetics and nutrition, nursing, and dental hygiene. The course may not be counted toward a major or minor in chemistry. No science background is assumed. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours per week.

1034 Introductory Organic and Biological Chemistry: Designed to follow CHEM 1024. The course may not be counted toward a major or minor in chemistry. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1024 or 1004.

2004 Quantitative Analysis: Gravimetric and titrimetric analyses, separation methods, chemical equilibrium, redox theory, statistical treatment of data, and an introduction to spectrophotometry. Lecture two hours, laboratory six hours per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1014.

2701-4 Special Topics in Chemistry: A course varied to meet the needs of the department.

3004, 3104 Organic Chemistry: A systematic study of the typical compounds of carbon emphasizing the relationship between structure and reactivity. Lecture three hours, laboratory six hours per week.  Prerequisite: CHEM 1014.

3053, 3063 Physical Chemistry: Introductory theoretical analysis of molecular structure, chemical bonding, and macroscopic chemical systems using quantum theory, classical and statistical thermodynamics, and kinetics. Lecture three hours per week. Prerequisites: MATH 2014; PHYS 1004, 1014 or 2004, 2014. Prerequisite: CHEM 3015. Highly recommended: MATH 3202.

3111 Chemistry Literature Seminar: Participants will prepare written reviews, make an oral presentation, and address questions on a topic of current interest in the literature. One hour per week.  Prerequisite: Junior standing.

3142 Instrumental Analysis: Theory of modern analytical techniques including spectrometric, chromatographic, and electrometric methods. Lecture two hours per week.  Prerequisite: CHEM 3053.

3203 Nutritional Biochemistry: A study of the structure, chemistry and metabolism of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids and vitamins. This course may not be counted toward a major or minor in chemistry. Lecture three hours per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1034.

3272 Experimental Techniques of Chemistry I: Integrated laboratory experiments from each of the sub-disciplines of chemistry: analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, nuclear, organic, and physical.  Use of synthetic techniques, modern instrumentation, chemical literature, and both oral and written presentation of experimental data will be emphasized.  Laboratory six hours per week.  Prerequisites: CHEM 2004, 3053.

4023 Biochemistry: An introduction to biochemistry including discussions of natural products, enzymes, metabolism and other physiological processes. Pertinent physiochemical problems are included. Lecture three hours per week.  Prerequisite: CHEM 3015.

4033 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry: Atomic structure and its relationship to the properties of elements and their compounds, types of bonding, and periodic arrangements. Lecture three hours per week.  Prerequisites or corequisites: CHEM 3063, MATH 3202.

4111 Chemistry Research Seminar: Participants will prepare written reviews, make oral presentations, and defend results on their chemical research projects. One hour per week. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

4272 Experimental Techniques of Chemistry II: Continuation of integrated laboratory experiments oriented toward modern applications of fundamental chemical principles from each sub-discipline of chemistry.  Laboratory six hours per week.  Prerequisite: CHEM 3272.

4201-4491, 4202-4492 Special Laboratory Topics: Laboratory courses suited to the needs of the student. Research credit.

4701-4794 Special Topics in Chemistry: A course varied to suit the interests of students. The course may be repeated one time for credit.

4801-4893 Special Studies in Chemistry: Treats special problems or techniques in chemistry and varied to suit the needs of chemistry students.