CHM

Chemistry

  • CHM 1010 Introduction to Chemistry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamentals of chemistry: composition and structure, properties and transformations of matter. For students who have not completed high school chemistry.

  • CHM 1010L Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 1010.

  • CHM 1020 Elementary Organic Chemistry with Applications

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the principles of organic chemistry and biochemistry.

  • CHM 1020L Elementary Organic Chemistry with Applications Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 1020.

  • CHM 1050 Chemistry of Our World: Living Things

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of covalent bonding, structures, and reactions of molecules important to living things, with attention to related technological, regulatory, and social issues.

  • CHM 1050L Chemistry of Our World: Living Things Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 1050.

  • CHM 1060 Chemistry of Our World: Materials

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines the bonding of metals and nonmetals to explain the nature of familiar materials of industrial importance. Attention to the risk/benefit implications of these materials and technologies for consumers.

  • CHM 1060L Chemistry of Our World: Materials Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 1060.

  • CHM 1070 Chemistry of Our World: Energy and the Environment

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines gaseous and liquid states and thermochemistry as a basis for understanding air and water quality and fossil and nuclear fuels. Attention to the chemistry of the solar system. Integrated Writing course.

  • CHM 1070L Chemistry of Our World: Energy and the Environment Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 1070.

  • CHM 1210 General Chemistry I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Structure and properties of atoms and molecules and their chemical behavior and reactivity.

  • CHM 1210L General Chemistry Lab I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Examination of the principles of General Chemistry I through experimentation.

  • CHM 1210R General Chemistry Lab I Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for CHM 1210.

  • CHM 1220 General Chemistry II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Properties of liquids, solids and solutions, phase changes, chemical kinetics and equilibrium, acid/base chemistry and its applications, thermodynamics and electrochemistry.

  • CHM 1220L General Chemistry Lab II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Examination of the principles of General Chemistry II through experimentation.

  • CHM 1220R General Chemistry Lab II Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for CHM 1220.

  • CHM 2110 Organic Chemistry I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles, theories, and applications of the chemistry of carbon compounds.

  • CHM 2110L Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Laboratory illustrations of CHM 2110 lecture material and techniques of preparative organic chemistry.

  • CHM 2110R Organic Chemistry Lab I Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for CHM 2110.

  • CHM 2120 Organic Chemistry II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles, theories, and applications of the chemistry of carbon compounds.

  • CHM 2120L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Laboratory illustrations of CHM 2120 lecture material and techniques of preparative organic chemistry.

  • CHM 2120R Organic Chemistry Lab II Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for CHM 2120.

  • CHM 2450 Concepts in Chemistry I for Early and Middle Childhood Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3.5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Accelerated treatment of fundamental concepts and applications of chemistry for elementary education majors. Emphasizes concrete observable topics most appropriate for presentation to elementary and middle school students. Demonstrations and activities are used extensively.

  • CHM 3120 Quantitative Analysis

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to chemical methods of analysis covering traditional as well as modern techniques and equipment; emphasis on calculations and the interpretation of analytical data.

  • CHM 3120L Quantitative Analysis Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Experimental methods of analysis. Practical applications of lecture material presented in CHM 3120.

  • CHM 3190 Chemical Literature and Composition

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Literature searching of journals, handbooks, abstracts, and patents. Writing of literature reports, abstracts, papers, and reports. Integrated Writing course.

  • CHM 3460 Concepts in Chemistry II for Middle Childhood Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Periodic table, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, organic and nuclear chemistry with everyday examples. Inquiry-based activities including historical and societal perspectives. For Middle Childhood Majors pursuing science concentration. Based on National Science Education Standards.

  • CHM 3510 Physical Chemistry I: Thermodynamics and Kinetics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Thermodynamics applied to chemical systems: solids, liquids, gases, and mixtures thereof. Kinetic rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions in the gas phase and in solutions.

  • CHM 3510L Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Experimental methods of physical chemistry. Integrated Writing course.

  • CHM 3510R Physical Chemistry Laboratory I Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for 3510.

  • CHM 3520 Physical Chemistry II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theoretical aspects of chemistry including quantum chemistry, spectroscopy and statistical mechanics

  • CHM 3520L Physical Chemistry Laboratory II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Experimental methods of physical chemistry. Integrated Writing course.

  • CHM 3520R Physical Chemistry II Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for CHM 3520.

  • CHM 3560 Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Ideas of physical chemistry, including thermodynamics, properties of liquids and solids, solution properties, and kinetics. Intended for biologists, geologists, physicists, premedical students and others with an interest in physical chemistry.

  • CHM 4020 Environmental Chemistry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Environmental sampling and analysis using instrumental techniques. Chemical fate prediction by measurement and examination of physical and chemical properties.

  • CHM 4020L Environmental Chemistry Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 4020.

  • CHM 4170 Applied Chemical Spectroscopy

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practical applications of various spectrophotometral techniques (mass spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, ultraviolet spectroscopy, and nuclear magnetic resonance) to the study of the structure of organic molecules.

  • CHM 4200 Inorganic Chemistry I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles and concepts of inorganic chemistry including the periodic table, atomic structure, chemical bonding, coordination compounds, and an introduction to group theory.

  • CHM 4210 Inorganic Chemistry II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles and concepts of inorganic chemistry including coordination chemistry, reactions of coordination compounds and organometallic chemistry.

  • CHM 4210L Advanced Inorganic Synthesis and Characterization Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Advanced synthesis and characterization of representative inorganic compounds.

  • CHM 4210R Advanced Inorganic Synthesis and Characterization Recitation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for CHM 4210.

  • CHM 4350 Instrumental Analysis

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theory and practice of modern chemical instrumentation. Elementary electronics, spectrophotometry, atomic absorption, electro-chemical techniques, chromatography, and other instrumental techniques.

  • CHM 4350L Instrumental Analysis Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Instrumental techniques and analysis giving practical experience in the operation of chemical instrumentation.

  • CHM 4370 Electroanalytical Chemistry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamental principles of electrochemistry and the application of electrochemical methods to chemistry and chemical analysis.

  • CHM 4370L Electroanalytical Chemistry Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 4370.

  • CHM 4610 Synthetic Polymer Chemistry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Step-growth and chain-growth polymerization in homogeneous and heterogeneous media; properties of commercial polymers.

  • CHM 4650 Physical Polymer Chemistry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Structural and physical aspects of macromolecules. Emphasizes the relationship of polymer structure to physical and mechanical properties.

  • CHM 4650L Physical Polymer Chemistry Laboratory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 4650.

  • CHM 4680 Experimental Nanomaterials and Nanoscience

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Combination
    Lab
    Lecture

    Laboratory experiments include fabrication of nanomaterials such as metal nanoparticles and graphene nanoplatelets; characterization of physical and chemical properties by using techniques such as Raman spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, terahertz spectroscopy, electrochemical analyses and co

  • CHM 4720 Chemical Crystallography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Methodology and techniques in the determination of crystal and molecular structures using single-crystal x-ray diffraction.

  • CHM 4880 Independent Reading in Chemistry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Selected readings in Chemistry.

  • CHM 4900 Critical Literature Analysis

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Development of critical thinking skills for analysis of current chemical and general scientific literature.

  • CHM 4990 Special Problems in Chemistry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examination of specific problems or issues in chemistry.

  • CHM 5120 Quantitative Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to chemical methods of analysis covering traditional as well as modern techniques and equipment; emphasis on calculations and interpretation of analytical data.

  • CHM 5120L Quantitative Analysis Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Experimental methods of analysis. Practical applications of the lecture material presented in CHM 5120.

  • CHM 5200 Inorganic Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles and concepts of inorganic chemistry, including the periodic table, atomic structure, bonding, coordination compounds, and an introduction to group theory.

  • CHM 5210 Inorganic Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A thorough examination of the chemistry of the metals stressing the transition elements, ligand field theory and mechanisms of inorganic reactions.

  • CHM 5210L Advanced Inorganic Synthesis and Characterization

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Advanced synthesis and characterization of representative inorganic compounds.

  • CHM 5210R Advanced Inorganic Synthesis and Characterization Recitation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for CHM 5210.

  • CHM 5350 Instrumental Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the theory and practice of modern chemical instrumentation. Topics include elementary electronics, spectrophotometry, atomic absorption, electrochemical techniques, chromatography, and other instrumental techniques.

  • CHM 5350L Instrumental Analysis Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Introduction to experimental instrumental analysis. Practical experience in the operation of chemical instrumentation; emphasizes applications of the material presented in CHM 5350.

  • CHM 5510 Physical Chemistry I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theoretical aspects of chemistry including thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, molecular structure and spectra, and the structure of solids and liquids.

  • CHM 5510L Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Experimental methods of physical chemistry.

  • CHM 5510R Physical Chemistry Laboratory I Recitation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for CHM 5510L.

  • CHM 5520 Physical Chemistry II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theoretical aspects of chemistry including thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, molecular structure and spectra, and the structure of solids and liquids.

  • CHM 5520L Physical Chemistry Laboratory II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Experimental methods of physical chemistry.

  • CHM 5520R Physical Chemistry II Recitation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Recitation

    Required recitation for CHM 5520.

  • CHM 5560 Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    An introduction to physical chemistry, including thermodynamics, properties of liquids and solids, solution properties, and kinetics. Intended for biologists, premedical students and others with an interest in physical chemistry.

  • CHM 5880 Independent Reading

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study
  • CHM 5990 Special Problems in Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study
  • CHM 6020 Advanced Environmental Chemistry and Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Environmental sampling and analysis using instrumental techniques. Chemical fate prediction by measurement and examination of physical and chemical properties.

  • CHM 6020L Advanced Environmental Chemistry and Analysis Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 6020.

  • CHM 6170 Applied Chemical Spectroscopy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practical applications of various spectrophotometral techniques (mass spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, ultraviolet spectroscopy, and nuclear magnetic resonance) are integrated for the explanation of the structure of organic molecules. A problem-solving approach is used.

  • CHM 6350 Instrumental Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the theory and practice of modern chemical instrumentation. Topics include elementary electronics, spectrophotometry, atomic absorption, electrochemical techniques, chromatography, and other instrumental techniques.

  • CHM 6370 Electroanalytical Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamental principles of electrochemistry and the application of electrochemical methods to chemistry and chemical analysis.

  • CHM 6370L Electroanalytical Chemistry Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 6370.

  • CHM 6450 Concepts in Chemistry I for Early and Middle Childhood Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3.5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Basic fundamental concerns of chemistry for early childhood education majors. Those concrete observable topics most appropriate for early childhood education minors will be emphasized. Course includes an in-depth study of heat and temperature.

  • CHM 6500 Concepts in Chemistry II for Middle Childhood Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Concepts in chemistry II is for graduate students in middle childhood science education (MST Program). Course includes detailed study of chemical reactions, kinetics, environmental issues, acids/bases, and nuclear chemistry.

  • CHM 6550 Chemical Microscopy with Applications

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examination of microscopy instrumentation and its applications to the study of surface and interface chemistry. The course will cover fundamentals of instrumentation design and methods.

  • CHM 6610 Synthetic Polymer Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Step-growth and chain-growth polymerization in homogeneous and heterogeneous media; properties of commercial polymers.

  • CHM 6650 Physical Polymer Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the structural and physical aspects of macromolecules; emphasis on the relationship of polymer structure to physical and mechanical properties.

  • CHM 6650L Physical Polymer Chemistry Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for CHM 6650.

  • CHM 6680 Experimental Nanomaterials and Nanoscience

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Combination
    Lab
    Lecture

    This course will provide a series of laboratory experiments similar to the state-of-the-art R&D in nanotechnology and nanoscience.

  • CHM 6720 Chemical Crystallography

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Methodology and techniques in the determination of crystal and molecular structures using single-crystal x-ray diffraction.

  • CHM 6880 Independent Reading in Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Selected Readings in Chemistry

  • CHM 6900 Critical Literature Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    For the development of a set of critical thinking skills that will allow for a thorough analysis of current chemical and general scientific literature.

  • CHM 6980 Chemistry for Educators

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Selected topics in chemical education. Directed readings or one-time offerings of topics related to the teaching of chemistry at various levels using different pedagogical approaches. May include summer workshops or institutes.

  • CHM 7000 Principles of Instruction in Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey of available instructional materials and discussion of educational theory and techniques leading to more effective instruction. For chemistry majors only.

  • CHM 7010 Turning Research into a Thesis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The collection, organization and description of chemical data for the process of writing a thesis.

  • CHM 7020 Research Perspectives in Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Lecture/reading course to acquaint new graduate students with the research being carried out by the faculty in the Department of Chemistry.

  • CHM 7180 Chemical Processes in the Environment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Skills are developed to predict behavior and movement of chemical contaminants in atmospheric, aquatic, and soil systems. Physical and chemical properties of contaminants and environmental interactions are evaluated to determine their ultimate fate.

  • CHM 7200 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of the modern theories of valence, structural inorganic chemistry, and the chemistry of nonmetals.

  • CHM 7210 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Thorough examination of the chemistry of metals stressing the transition elements, ligand field theory, and mechanisms of inorganic reactions.

  • CHM 7350 Selected Topics in Analytical Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A selected topic in the field of analytical chemistry such as chromatography, electroanalytical chemistry such as trace analysis, bioanalytical chemistry, advanced instrumental analysis, analytical spectroscopy, or separation methodology.

  • CHM 7440 Structural Concepts in Organic Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of molecular orbital theory, reactive species, theories of acids and bases, and an introduction to stereochemistry.

  • CHM 7460 Elements of Organic Reactions

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Discussion of the more important organic reactions including their scope, limitations, and mechanisms.

  • CHM 7480 Synthetic Organic Reactions

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Systematic treatment of organic reactions including, where applicable, some theoretical basis for the nature of the reaction. Emphasis on the uses of these reactions in organic synthesis.

  • CHM 7500 Introduction to Quantum Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the ideas and mathematical techniques of quantum theory, including applications to some simple chemical systems.

  • CHM 7510 Chemical Kinetics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Characterization of simple and complex kinetic systems; experimental techniques, methods of data analyses; kinetic theories; reactions in gas phase, in solution and chemical chain reactions; deduction of reaction mechanisms from experimental rate laws.

  • CHM 7520 Thermodynamics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamentals of chemical thermodynamics; first, second, and third laws; applications to solutions.

  • CHM 7620 Current Topics in Mass Spectrometry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Current topics in mass spectrometry are discussed with emphasis on theory and state-of-the-art instrumentation and ionization methods.

  • CHM 7630 Analytical Separations

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theory of separations techniques are reviewed. The two techniques of gas and liquid chromatography are discussed with emphasis in column technology, inlet systems and detection devices.

  • CHM 7890 Continuing Registration

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study
  • CHM 8000 Seminar

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Departmental Seminar

  • CHM 8250 Selected Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Selected topic in the field of inorganic chemistry, such as the reactions of substances in nonaqueous solvents, metal chelate compounds, inorganic reaction mechanisms, ligand field theory, or the chemistry of the lanthanides and actinides.

  • CHM 8450 Selected Topics of Organic Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Selected topics in the field of organic chemistry, such as organic spectroscopy, heterocyclic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, and the chemistry of natural products.

  • CHM 8550 Selected Topics in Physical Chemistry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Selected topics in the field of physical chemistry such as molecular spectroscopy, advanced molecular structure, magnetic resonance, X-rays, crystal structure, statistical mechanics, and precision physical-chemical measurements.

  • CHM 8960 Early Start Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    A short-term research project as an introduction to Masters-level chemistry research

  • CHM 8970 Chemistry Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 10
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Original research in a CHM faculty laboratory.

  • CHM 8980 Thesis Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Progress and completion of a research project which is suitable for publication.

  • CHM 8990 Thesis Defense

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Public defense of a written thesis that is based on original research in a CHM faculty laboratory.