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Undergraduate Chemistry

2018 Summer Term

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4 Units

EVERYDAY CHEMISTRY (GL)

Chemistry 100

A terminal course covering the basic concepts of chemistry and how they relate to our everyday lives. Chemistry concepts are covered at the particulate level and then connected to our macroscopic world. The lab provides deeper exploration and hands-on experiments. This course meets the General Education GL requirement and is designed primarily for non-natural science majors.


5 Units

GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (GL)

Chemistry 102

An introduction to chemistry including matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, bonding, reactions and stoichiometry, gas laws, and changes of state. This course is primarily designed for natural science, pre-health, and occupational and environmental safety majors needing two or more semesters of chemistry.


5 Units

GENERAL CHEMISTRY II (GL)

Chemistry 104

This course, along with CHEM 102, forms the foundation of further chemistry studies. The topics covered include intermolecular forces, solutions, colligative properties, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base theory and equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry.


3 Units

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

Chemistry 251

Introductory chemistry of the compounds of carbon, their structures and reactions. Taken primarily by chemistry majors and pre-professional students. The foundation for understanding organic reactions is established with an emphasis on bonding, functional groups, three dimensional structure of organic molecules, relationship between structure and reactivity, kinetics, and reaction mechanisms. Three hours of lecture per week.


2 Units

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY

Chemistry 261

Basic organic manipulative techniques and simpler syntheses are considered. Spectroscopic topics are introduced. Generally taken concurrently with CHEM 251. Two three-hour laboratories per week.


1-3 Units

CHEMISTRY INTERNSHIP

Chemistry 493

Variable Topics


0.5-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY - UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Chemistry 498R

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree. Credits in this course may not be used to fulfill minor requirements in Chemistry.

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