Academic Catalog

Chemistry (3150)

3150:100. Chemistry & Society. (3 Credits)

Qualitative introduction to chemistry using current world problems and commercial products, such as the ozone layer, nuclear fission, polymers and drugs, to introduce chemical principles.

3150:101. Chemistry for Everyone. (4 Credits)

Integrated, hands-on, laboratory instruction in the fundamental concepts of chemistry for general education and middle-level licensure for pre-service and in-service teachers.

3150:110. Introduction to General, Organic & Biochemistry I (Lecture). (3 Credits)

Sequential. Introduction to principles of chemistry, fundamentals of inorganic, organic and biochemistry. Structure and chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins; biochemistry of enzymes, metabolism, radiation.

3150:111. Introduction to General, Organic & Biochemistry I (Laboratory). (1 Credit)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: 3150:110. Sequential. Laboratory course applying principles of chemistry and fundamentals of inorganic, organic and biochemistry.

3150:112. Introduction to General, Organic & Biochemistry II (Lecture). (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:110. Sequential. Introduction to principles of chemistry, fundamentals of inorganic, organic and biochemistry. Structure and chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins; biochemistry of enzymes, metabolism, radiation.

3150:113. Introduction to General, Organic & Biochemistry II (Laboratory). (1 Credit)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: 3150:112. Sequential. Laboratory course applying principles of chemistry and fundamentals of inorganic, organic and biochemistry.

3150:151. Principles of Chemistry I. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3450:149 or equivalent. Introduction to basic facts and principles of chemistry including atomic and molecular structure, states of matter and thermodynamics. For chemistry majors, pre-medical students and most other science majors. Discussion (day sections).

3150:152. Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Pre/Corequisite: 3150:151. Laboratory course applying principles of thermodynamics, chemical analysis and laboratory practice.

3150:153. Principles of Chemistry II. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Pre/Corequisite: 3150:151. Continuation of 151, 152, including aqueous solution theory, chemical kinetics, equilibrium, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry. For chemistry majors, premedical students and most other science majors. Discussion (day sections).

3150:154. Qualitative Analysis. (2 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:152; pre/corequisite: 3150:153. Laboratory course applying principles of chemical equilibrium to inorganic qualitative analysis.

3150:199. Introductory Seminar in Chemistry. (1 Credit)

Basic concepts in chemistry practice including written and oral communication skills, computer skills, professional ethics, environmental issues, chemical literature, degree options, and career considerations.

3150:263. Organic Chemistry Lecture I. (3 Credits)

Sequential. Prerequisite: 3150:153 or permission. Structure and reactions of organic compounds, mechanism of reactions.

3150:264. Organic Chemistry Lecture II. (3 Credits)

Sequential. Prerequisite: 3150:263 or permission. Structure and reactions of organic compounds, mechanism of reactions.

3150:265. Organic Chemistry Laboratory I. (2 Credits)

Sequential. Prerequisite: 3150:154; pre/corequisite: 3150:263. Laboratory experiments to develop techniques in organic chemistry and illustrate principles. Discussion.

3150:266. Organic Chemistry Laboratory II. (2 Credits)

Sequential. Prerequisite: 3150:265. Laboratory experiments to develop techniques in organic chemistry and illustrate principles. Discussion.

3150:305. Physical Chemistry for the Biological Sciences. (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: [3150:264, or 3450:222, or 3650:262 or 3650:292]. Chemical thermodynamics, kinetics, molecular structure and spectra. Accepted for the BS degree in Biochemistry.

3150:313. Physical Chemistry Lecture I. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 3150:264, 3450:223, and 3650:291. Gases, thermodynamics, thermochemistry, solutions, dilute solutions, chemical equilibrium, phase rule, chemical kinetics, electrochemistry, electrolytic equilibria.

3150:314. Physical Chemistry Lecture II. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 3150:264, and 3450:335, and 3650:292. Atomic and molecular structure and spectroscopy.

3150:370. Biochemistry Laboratory. (2 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:266. An integrated laboratory experience covering the isolation, characterization and analysis of enzymes and DNA, protein synthesis and purification, enzyme kinetics, biochemical databases and statistical treatment of data.

3150:380. Advanced Chemistry Laboratory I. (2 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:266. A laboratory experience that focuses on the synthetic and spectroscopic techniques of modern inorganic chemistry, including bio-inorganic and organometallic compounds.

3150:381. Advanced Chemistry Laboratory II. (2 Credits)

Prerequisite 3150:266: corequisite: 3150:314 or 3150:305 or permission. Integrated laboratory experience covering the areas of quantitative analysis, physical chemistry, and instrumental techniques.

3150:399. Internship in Chemistry. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisites: minimum GPA of 2.5; permission of the Department. Work experience focused on career applications of the discipline of Chemistry. (May repeat for a maximum of six credits.)

3150:401. Biochemistry Lecture I. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:264. Biochemistry of amino acids, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids: structure/function relations. Enzymes as catalysts: kinetics and regulation. Cofactors.

3150:402. Biochemistry Lecture II. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:401. Overview of metabolism; thermodynamics; carbohydrate, fatty acid, amino acid, and nucleoside anabolism and catabolism; hormonal control of metabolism. Photosynthesis.

3150:406. Biochemistry of Gene Expression. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 3100:311 and 3150:401. DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis, translation and transcription. Gene function and expression, cell cycle and cancer, genetic engineering, gene silencing, gain of function studies.

3150:423. Analytical Chemistry I. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:154 and 3150:263. Theoretical principles of quantitative and instrumental analysis.

3150:424. Analytical Chemistry II. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:154 and 3150:263. Instrumental analysis with emphasis on newer analytical tools and methods.

3150:463. Advanced Organic Chemistry. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3150:264. Introduction to study of mechanisms of organic reactions.

3150:472. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 3150:314 or 3150:305. Concepts of atomic structure integrated in systematic classification of elements. Periodic table. Chemistry of the representative elements. Transition elements including coordination compounds, organometallics and metal carbonyls.

3150:480. Advanced Chemistry Laboratory III. (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: 3150:381 or 3150:305 or permission. Integrated laboratory experience covering the areas of quantitative analysis, physical chemistry, instrumental techniques, and inorganic chemistry.

3150:490. Workshop in Chemistry. (1-3 Credits)

(May be repeated) Group studies of special topics in chemistry. May not be used to meet undergraduate or graduate major requirements in chemistry.

3150:497. Honors Project in Chemistry. (2 Credits)

(May be repeated for a total of eight credits) Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing in Honors College and permission of department honors preceptor. Independent research leading to completion of honors thesis under guidance of honors project adviser.

3150:498. Special Topics in Chemistry. (1-3 Credits)

Special Topics in Chemistry.

3150:499. Research Problems in Chemistry. (1-2 Credits)

(May be repeated for a total of eight credits) Prerequisite: Permission. Assignment of special problems to student, designed as an introduction to research problems.