Course Requirements

Organic Chemistry I
Course ID
CHEM 301
Credit Hours
4

A study of the principles of organic chemistry with emphasis on modern, mechanistic, Synthetic and spectroscopic problems. The laboratory includes experiments for developing techniques and synthesis projects for perfecting these techniques. PR: CHEM 102, CHEM 104. Fall.

Organic Chemistry II
Course ID
CHEM 302
Credit Hours
4

A continuation of CHEM 301. Includes alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, and carboxylic acids. The laboratory includes experiments for developing techniques and synthesis projects for perfecting these techniques. PR: CHEM 301. Spring.

Instrumental Analysis
Course ID
CHEM 410
Credit Hours
3

A study of the theory, design, and uses of modern electrochemical, spectrochemical, and chromatographic instruments. The laboratory includes practice in the techniques of instrumental analysis. PR: Consent of instructor.

Biochemistry
Course ID
CHEM 430
Credit Hours
3

A study of the chemical basis of biological systems with emphasis on the structure of proteins, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates. PR: CHEM 301. Spring.

Topics in Chemistry II
Course ID
CHEM 490
Credit Hours
1-4

Advanced formal courses in diverse areas of chemistry. Courses may be repeated for different topics. Specific topics will be announced and indicated by subtitle on transcript. PR: Consent of instructor.