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CHEM 100 - General Chemistry I
The first course in a two-course lecture-based sequence of chemistry courses emphasizing the basic principles of chemistry. Topics include: classification of matter, periodic properties of elements, atomic and molecular structure, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, chemical bonding and an introduction to organic chemistry. Students requiring the first year laboratory courses in their program of study are encouraged to enrol in CHEM 120-1 concurrently.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Tutorial

CHEM 101 - General Chemistry II
The second course in a two-course lecture-based sequence of chemistry courses emphasizing the basic principles of chemistry. Topics include: intermolecular forces, properties of solutions, reaction kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, applications of aqueous equilibria, entropy and free energy, and electrochemistry. Students requiring the first year laboratory courses in their program of study are encouraged to enrol in CHEM 121-1 concurrently.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Tutorial

CHEM 110 - Chemistry of Everyday Life
A lecture-based chemistry course for non-science majors which presents the chemistry of substances of our everyday world and discusses real-world societal issues that have important chemistry components. Environmentally relevant topics including the ozone layer and its depletion, global warming, and acid rain will be studied. The use of energy in our society in its various forms will be looked at from a chemical perspective. The importance and implications of using man-made materials and drugs will be discussed. A discussion of these topics will give students a fundamental background in chemistry, and allow them to better understand issues of relevance to our modern industrial society.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 120 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
A laboratory half-course designed to accompany CHEM 100-3 and introduce basic chemistry laboratory procedures. Experiments will be performed which complement the material presented in CHEM 100-3.
Credits: 1.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Laboratory

CHEM 121 - General Chemistry Laboratory II
A laboratory half-course designed to accompany CHEM 101-3 and introduce basic chemistry laboratory procedures. Experiments will be performed which complement the material presented in CHEM 101-3.
Credits: 1.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Laboratory

CHEM 200 - Physical Chemistry I
Fundamental concepts of classical thermodynamics, thermochemistry, chemical and phase equilibria, equilibrium, phase equilibrium, chemical kinetics.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Tutorial

CHEM 201 - Organic Chemistry I
A lecture-based course providing an introduction to the structure, nomenclature, classification, properties and reactions of the major functional groups of organic compounds. Examples of the syntheses and the reactions of the major functional groups will be given, supported by reaction mechanisms where appropriate. Students requiring the second year Organic Chemistry laboratory courses in their program of study are encouraged to enrol in CHEM 250-1 concurrently.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Tutorial

CHEM 202 - Inorganic Chemistry I
An introductory course in inorganic chemistry, focusing on structure and bonding, crystal field and molecular orbital theory and the chemistry of the main group.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

CHEM 203 - Organic Chemistry II
A continuation of the topics covered in CHEM 201-3 with emphasis on the mechanistic aspect of organic chemical reactions. Students requiring the second year Organic Chemistry Laboratory courses in their program of study are encouraged to enrol in CHEM 251-1 concurrently.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 204 - Introductory Biochemistry
This is a lecture-based course introduces the basic principles of biological chemistry, focusing on the structure, composition and role of proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids in living systems. Other major topics include the nature and function of enzymes, principles of bioenergetics and the energy-trapping metabolic pathways and their regulation in animals and plants.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 210 - Analytical Chemistry I
This is a laboratory course (two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week), designed to introduce the discipline of analytical chemistry. Topics include data handling (basic statistics, use of spreadsheets, graphing techniques) electronic spectroscopy (UV-Vis, fluorescence, AA, ICP), and separation techniques (column chromatography, TLC, HPLC, GC).
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory

CHEM 220 - Organic and Biochemistry
A lecture-based course designed to present an introductory sequence of organic chemistry and biochemistry. An understanding of organic chemistry is required to properly understand biochemistry. This course treats organic chemistry in enough depth to make biochemistry understandable.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Tutorial

CHEM 250 - Organic Chemistry Lab I
A laboratory-based course providing an introduction to the techniques used in organic chemistry.
Credits: 1.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Laboratory

CHEM 251 - Organic Chemistry Lab II
A laboratory-based course focusing on the practical aspects of Organic Chemistry.
Credits: 1.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Laboratory

CHEM 300 - Physical Chemistry II
Fundamental concepts in statistical mechanics, reaction theory, chemical kinetics and surface chemistry.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Tutorial

CHEM 301 - Advanced Organic Chemistry I
An advanced course emphasising the structural, physical and mechanistic aspects of organic reactions.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 302 - Environmental Chemistry I
The chemistry of the environment, including considerations of the physical processes in the air, soil and water and the influence, monitoring, and removal of pollutants from the environment.
Credits: 0.000 OR 4.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory, Tutorial

CHEM 303 - Quantum Chemistry
This course covers techniques of quantum mechanics and their application to problems relevant to chemistry. Methods such as the variation method, perturbation theory, and Hartree-Fock Self-Consistent Field theory, are applied to simple chemical systems. The extension of these to more complex systems is explored.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Tutorial

CHEM 304 - Advanced Organic Chemistry II
An advanced course studying modern methods in synthetic organic chemistry.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 305 - Physical Chemistry III
Fundamental concepts of quantum mechanics and spectroscopy.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory, Tutorial

CHEM 310 - Analytical Chemistry II
This is a laboratory course (two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week) designed as a sequel to CHEM 210-3. Topics include functional group identification in organic and inorganic molecules (IR spectroscopy), mass spectrometry and NMR spectroscopy. An emphasis is placed on the structural elucidation of molecules.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory

CHEM 312 - Organic Chemistry Lab III
A laboratory-based course (one hour lecture, six hours lab) teaching the various techniques used in modern organic chemistry, with an emphasis on synthetic methods. This course is designed to complement the material taught in CHEM 301-3 and 304-3.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Laboratory

CHEM 315 - Physical Chemistry Lab
This is a laboratory course in physical chemistry consisting of 6 hours of laboratory work weekly. The course covers the fundamental aspects of physical chemistry such as spectoscopy, thermodynamics, equilibrium, and kinetics.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory

CHEM 320 - Inorganic Chemistry II
This lecture-based course is focused on symmetry and group theory, along with the organometallic chemistry of the transition elements.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 321 - Inorganic Chemistry III
This lecture-based course is focused on the general chemical principles within transition elements, along with their descriptive chemistry. Bio-Inorganic Chemistry is also examined.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 322 - Inorganic Chemistry Lab
A laboratory-based course (one hour lecture, six hour lab) examining the descriptive side of modern inorganic chemistry, including organometallic and bio-inorganic chemistry. This course will provide both general and specific laboratory skills.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Laboratory

Course Attributes:
Upper Division Course

CHEM 400 - Topics in Environmental Chem
This course considers advanced and selected topics in chemistry. Topics depend on instructor and student interest and nominally focus on advanced material not dealt with in other courses.
Note: Credit may be granted for both 400- and 600- level offerings of Topics in Chemistry courses, and either the 400- or 600- level offerings or a combination of both may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credit hours, provided the content of the independent offerings of the courses is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or College Dean).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 401 - Chemistry Seminar
A workshop-based course emphasizing oral and written communication in the sciences. Topics include preparation of visuals, lecture and seminar presentation, scientific writing (including grant applications and scientific articles).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Seminar

Course Attributes:
Upper Division Course

CHEM 402 - Topics in Organic Chemistry
This course considers advanced and selected topics in organic chemistry. Topics depend on instructor and student interest and normally focus on advanced material not dealt with in other courses. Credit may be granted for both CHEM 400- and 600-level offerings of Topics in Chemistry courses, and either the 400 or 600 level or a combination of both may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credit hours provided the content of the courses is sufficiently different as determined by the Program Chair or Dean.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 404 - Topics in Physical Chemistry
This course considers advanced and selected topics in physical chemistry. Topics depend on instructor and student interest and normally focus on advanced material not dealt with in other courses. Note: Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of Topics in Chemistry courses, and either the 400 or 600 level or a combination of both may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credit hours, provided the content of the independent offerings of the courses is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or College Dean).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

CHEM 405 - Topics in Biochemistry
This course considers advanced and selected topics in biochemistry. Topics depend on instructor and student interest and normally focus on advanced material not dealt with in other courses.Note: Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of Topics in Chemistry courses, and either the 400 or 600 level or a combination of both may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credit hours, provided the content of the independent offerings of the courses is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or College Dean).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 406 - Advanced Laboratory I
The two courses, CHEM 406-3 and 407-3, are intended to act as capstone lab courses that provide experience with a wide variety of advanced synthetic, analytical and physical techniques.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Laboratory

CHEM 407 - Advanced Laboratory II
The two courses, CHEM 406-3 and 407-3, are intended to act as capstone lab courses, providing experience with a wide variety of advanced synthetic, analytical and physical techniques. The courses are taken separately but a common set of experiments will be available throughout.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Laboratory

CHEM 408 - Environmental Chemistry II
An advanced treatment of selected topics in environmental chemistry. Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of the course provided the content is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or Dean).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

CHEM 410 - Topics in Analytical Chemistry
This course provides an advanced treatment of selected topics in analytical chemistry such as spectroscopy, separation technology and analytical instrumentation. Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of Topics in Chemistry courses, and either the 400 or 600 level or a combination of both may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits hours, provided the content of the independent offerings of the courses are sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or College Dean).
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Laboratory

CHEM 430 - Undergraduate Thesis
In this course students pursue an independent research project under the direct supervision of a faculty member. Students are expected to design and implement a research methodology, analyze data, and present findings in thesis format. The final grade in this course is based in part on a written research proposal, a written thesis, a public presentation of research results, and the evaluation of the thesis by a second reader. The thesis is normally completed over the September and January semesters.
Credits: 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Undergrad Thesis

CHEM 499 - Independent Study
This course concentrates on particular topics agreed upon by the student and a member of the Chemistry faculty. it may be repeated for a maximum of six credit hours. Credit may be granted for both 400- and 600- level offerings of the course provided the content is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or Dean).
Credits: 1.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed

CHEM 602 - Topics in Organic Chemistry
Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of Topics in Chemistry courses, provided the content of the independent offerings of the courses is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or Dean).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

CHEM 603 - Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of Topics in Chemistry courses, provided the content of the independent offerings of the courses is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or Dean).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

CHEM 604 - Topics in Physical Chemistry
Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of Topics in chemistry courses, provided the content of the independent offerings of the courses is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or Dean).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed

CHEM 605 - Topics in Biochemistry
Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of Topics in Chemistry courses, provided the content of the independent offerings of the courses is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or Dean).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

CHEM 610 - Topics in Analytical CHEM
An advanced treatment of selected topics in analytical chemistry such as spectroscopy, separation technology and analytical instrumentation. Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of Topics in Chemistry courses, provided the content of the independent offerings of the courses is sufficiently different (as determined by the Program Chair or Dean).
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Laboratory

CHEM 699 - Independent Study
Concentration on particular topic(s) agreed upon by the students and a member of the Chemistry faculty. May be repeated for a maximum of six credit hours. Credit may be granted for both 400 and 600 level offerings of the course provided the content is sufficiently different as determined by the Program Chair or Dean.
Credits: 3.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed

CHEM 702 - Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry
Selected advanced topics in orgainic chemistry.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed

CHEM 703 - Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
Selected advanced topics in inorganic chemistry.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

CHEM 704 - Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry
Selected advanced topics in physical chemistry.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed

CHEM 705 - Advanced Topics in Biochemistry
Selected advanced topics in biochemistry.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed

CHEM 710 - Advanced Topics in Analytical Chemistry
Selected advanced topics in analytical chemistry.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video

CHEM 714 - Graduate Seminar
Students investigate and present ideas and results pertaining to current research in Chemistry. The offerings may include presentations of current literature, research methodology, and topics related to students' own research or project work. This is a PASS/FAIL course.
Credits: 1.500

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Seminar

CHEM 790 - Special Topics
Selected special topics in advanced chemistry.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed


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