Graduate Coursework

Graduate students in chemistry may not use the following courses to fulfill degree requirements for the Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degrees:
5/70093: Variable Title Workshop in Chemistry
50795: Chemical Education
5/70556: Elementary Physical Chemistry II
5/70557: Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

No more than 4 hrs of CHEM 5/70093 Variable Title Workshop in Chemistry may be used to satisfy degree requirements.

Non-chemistry majors may take any of these courses for credit with the permission of their major department and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Unless otherwise indicated, the prerequisite for 50000-69999 level courses is graduate standing. Unless otherwise indicated, the prerequisite for courses 70000 and higher is doctoral standing.

CHEM 50093
VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN CHEMISTRY

1-6 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Variable titled workshop in chemistry.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.
Schedule Type: Workshop
Contact Hours: 1-6 other
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CHEM 70093
VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN CHEMISTRY

1-6 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Variable title workshop in Chemistry.
Prerequisite: Special approval and doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Workshop
Contact Hours: 1-6 other
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CHEM 50795
CURRENT TOPICS IN CHEMICAL EDUCATION

1-3 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 40795)
Designed to present recent advances in chemical research, instrumentation and theory to chemistry educators.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CHEM 60894
COLLEGE TEACHING OF CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 70894) Experience in teaching of chemistry at college level.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 1 lecture
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

CHEM 70894
COLLEGE TEACHING OF CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 60894)
Experience in teaching of chemistry at college level.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 1 lecture
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory


Analytical Chemistry

CHEM 50109
BIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40109 and CHEM 70109)
Covers traditional as well as newly emerging topics in the field of bioanalytical chemistry. The course will provide an overview of the fundamental biological targets for the bioanalytical assays, such as lipids, peptides, proteins, nucleic acids, and cells. The course will then briefly introduce traditional tools, such as chromatography, electrophoresis, mass spectrometry, fluorescence techniques, immunoassays, and biosensors. Finally, the course will discuss approaches most recently developed in the field, which include lab-on-a-chip and single molecule techniques.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30105; and Graduate standing; and special approval.
Corequisite: CHEM 30284 or 40245 or 40261.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70109
BIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40109 and CHEM 50109)
Covers traditional as well as newly emerging topics in the field of bioanalytical chemistry. The course will provide an overview of the fundamental biological targets for the bioanalytical assays, such as lipids, peptides, proteins, nucleic acids, and cells. The course will then briefly introduce traditional tools, such as chromatography, electrophoresis, mass spectrometry, fluorescence techniques, immunoassays, and biosensors. Finally, the course will discuss approaches most recently developed in the field, which include lab-on-a-chip and single molecule techniques.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30105; and Doctoral standing; and special approval.
Corequisite: CHEM 30284 or CHEM 40245 or CHEM 40261.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50110
ANALYTICAL MASS SPECTROMETRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40110 and CHEM 70110)
Survey of modern techniques in and associated with mass spectrometry, including historical perspectives, strengths and weaknesses, detection and quantification of analytes, ionization source and mass analyzer design, as well as construction of associated technologies including vacuum systems, ion detection, and ion optics. Ion formation processes will also be discussed.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Chemistry.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70110
ANALYTICAL MASS SPECTROMETRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40110 and CHEM 50110)
Survey of modern techniques in and associated with mass spectrometry, including historical perspectives, strengths and weaknesses, detection and quantification of analytes, ionization source and mass analyzer design, as well as construction of associated technologies including vacuum systems, ion detection, and ion optics. Ion formation processes will also be discussed.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing in chemistry.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50113
CHEMICAL SEPARATIONS

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40113 and CHEM 70113)
Theory, instrumentation and applications of chemical separations for chemical analysis. Emphasis on gas and liquid chromatography.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30106 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70113
CHEMICAL SEPARATIONS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40113 and CHEM 50113)
Theory, instrumentation and applications of chemical separations for chemical analysis. Emphasis on gas and liquid chromatography.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30106 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50116
SPECTROCHEMICAL METHODS OF ANALYSIS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40116 and CHEM 70116)
Presented material is designed to familiarize students with fundamental concepts in spectrochemical analyses, mainly in the form of optical spectroscopic methods. Design and construction of spectroscopic instruments, detection and quantification of analytes, interaction of electromagnetic radiation with molecules, as well as collection and processing of analytical signals will be presented.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Chemistry.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70116
SPECTROCHEMICAL METHODS OF ANALYSIS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40116 and CHEM 50116)
Presented material is designed to familiarize students with fundamental concepts in spectrochemical analyses, mainly in the form of optical spectroscopic methods. Design and construction of spectroscopic instruments, detection and quantification of analytes, interaction of electromagnetic radiation with molecules, as well as collection and processing of analytical signals will be presented.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing in chemistry.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 61191
SEMINAR:
PROBLEM SOLVING IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 71191)
Problem solving in analytical chemistry, including chemical analysis methods, instrumentation, sample preparation, and data handling.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 71191
SEMINAR
:PROBLEM SOLVING IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 61191)
Problem solving in analytical chemistry, including chemical analysis methods, instrumentation, sample preparation, and data handling.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 62191
SEMINAR: ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 72191)
Student and faculty presentations on topics in analytical chemistry.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 72191
SEMINAR: ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 62191)
Student and faculty presentations on topics in analytical chemistry.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 70195
ADVANCED TOPICS, ANALYTICAL

1-3 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Advanced topics in analytical chemistry.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter


Biochemistry

CHEM 50245
BIOCHEMICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MEDICINE

4 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40245)
Introduction to chemistry and metabolism of important compounds in biological systems; enzymes and characteristics of enzyme catalysis; regulation of metabolism at molecular, cellular and organism levels; inborn and induced errors of metabolism. Designed and scheduled for and priority given to students in integrated life sciences program.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30481 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 4 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50248
ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40248 and CHEM 70248)
Chemistry of biologically important molecules. Advanced topics in: metabolic and enzyme regulation; enzyme kinetics and mechanism; DNA replication, recombination and repair; gene transcription and translation; recombinant DNA technology; selected areas in molecular physiology. Three hours weekly.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30284 or CHEM 40245 or CHEM 40247 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70248
ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40248 and CHEM 50248)
Chemistry of biologically important molecules. Advanced topics in: metabolic and enzyme regulation; enzyme kinetics and mechanism; DNA replication; recombination and repair; gene transcription and translation; recombinant DNA technology; selected areas in molecular physiology. Three hours weekly.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30284 or CHEM 40245 or CHEM 40247 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50261
PRINCIPLES OF BIOCHEMISTRY I

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40261 and CHEM 70261)
Introduction to biochemical principles regarding the structure and function of biomolecules including water, amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates and lipids; emphases on enzymes, membranes and bioenergetics.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70261
PRINCIPLES OF BIOCHEMISTRY I

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40261 and CHEM 50261)
Introduction to biochemical principles regarding the structure and function of biomolecules including water, amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates and lipids; emphases on enzymes, membranes and bioenergetics.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50262
PRINCIPLES OF BIOCHEMISTRY II

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40262 and CHEM 70262)
Aspects of biochemistry focusing on information, chemical and energy flow, including: integration of metablic pathways; DNA replication, repair, recombination and modification; transcription and translation; signal transduction, and post-translational modification.
Prerequisites: CHEM 50261 or CHEM 70261 and Graduate standing
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70262
PRINCIPLES OF BIOCHEMISTRY II

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40262 and CHEM 50262)
Aspects of biochemistry focusing on information, chemical and energy flow, including: integration of metablic pathways; DNA replication, repair, recombination and modification; transcription and translation; signal transduction, and post-translational modification.
Prerequisite: CHEM 50261 or CHEM 70261; and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50263
PHYSICAL BIOCHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40263 and CHEM 70263)
Principles and techniques of physical chemistry used in studying biomacro-molecules and biological systems. Topics covered are thermodynamics, spectroscopy, structure and properties of biological molecules.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in chemistry.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70263
PHYSICAL BIOCHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40263 and CHEM 50263)
Principles and techniques of physical chemistry used in studying biomacro-molecules and biological systems. Topics covered are thermodynamics, spectroscopy, structure and properties of biological molecules.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing in chemistry.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 60254
BIOMEMBRANES

2 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 70254)
Biological membranes; composition, structure, dynamics and biogenesis; structure/function of protein mediated membrane transport.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 2 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70254
BIOMEMBRANES

2 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 60254)
Biological membranes; composition, structure, dynamics and biogenesis; structure/function of protein mediated membrane transport.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 2 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 60291
SEMINAR: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN BIOCHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 70291)
Presentation and discussion of research papers from current biochemistry literature. Participation by students and faculty.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 70291
SEMINAR: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN BIOCHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit)
Presentation and discussion of research papers from current biochemistry literature. Participation by students and faculty.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 62291
SEMINAR: BIOCHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 72291)
Student and faculty presentations on topics in biochemistry
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 72291
SEMINAR: BIOCHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 62291)
Student and faculty presentations on topics in biochemistry.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 70295
ADVANCED TOPICS IN BIOCHEMISTRY

1-3 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Advanced topics in biochemistry.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter


Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 50302
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY II

2 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40302)
Physical techniques in inorganic chemistry, molecular structure and bonding, metallic and ionic solids, organometallic chemistry, homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis; solid-state and materials chemistry, nanomaterials, nanoscience and nanotechnology.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30301 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 2 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50303
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY III

2 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40303)
Molecular symmetry, molecular orbital theory of polyatomic molecules and octahedral complexes, electronic spectra and reaction mechanisms of d-block complexes, periodic trends Groups 1 and 2 and d-block, bioinorganic chemistry.
Prerequisite: CHEM 50302 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 2 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50352
INORGANIC MATERIALS CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40352 and CHEM 70352)
Broad survey of the synthesis, properties, characterization and applications of inorganic materials.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70352
INORGANIC MATERIALS CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40352 and CHEM 50352)
Broad survey of the synthesis, properties, characterization and applications of inorganic materials.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50365
BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40365 and CHEM 70365)
Physical methods, s-block metals, metal-induced stabilization, electron transfer proteins, oxidoreductases, hydrolases and lyases, metal transport and storage, nitrogenases, group-atom transfer and metals in medicine.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30360 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70365
BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40365 and CHEM 50365)
Physical methods, s-block metals, metal-induced stabilization, electron transfer proteins, oxidoreductases, hydrolases and lyases, metal transport and storage, nitrogenases, group-atom transfer and metals in medicine.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30360 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 60327
MODERN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 70327)
Synthesis, structure and reactivity of inorganic compounds including transition metal and organometallic complexes.
Prerequisite: CHEM 40362 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70327
MODERN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 60327)
Synthesis, structure and reactivity of inorganic compounds including transition metal and organometallic complexes.
Prerequisite: CHEM 40362 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 60347
CHEMICAL CRYSTALLOGRAPHY

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 70347)
Structure solution and refinement methods of X-ray diffraction data. Emphasis will be placed on single crystal techniques.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70347
CHEMICAL CRYSTALLOGRAPHY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 60347)
Structure solution and refinement methods of X-ray diffraction data. Emphasis will be placed on single-crystal techniques.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 60391
SEMINAR: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 70391)
Presentation and discussion of research papers from current inorganic chemistry literature. Participation by students and faculty.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 70391
SEMINAR:RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 60391)
Presentation and discussion of research papers from current inorganic chemistry literature. Participation by students and faculty.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 62391
SEMINAR: INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 72391)
Student and faculty presentations on topics in inorganic chemistry.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 72391
SEMINAR:INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 62391)
Student and faculty presentations on topics in inorganic chemistry.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 70395
ADVANCED TOPICS, INORGANIC

1-3 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Advanced topics in inorganic chemistry.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter


Organic Chemistry

CHEM 50451
ORGANIC MATERIALS CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40451 and CHEM 70451)
Broad survey of the synthesis, properties, characterization and applications of organic and polymeric materials.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70451
ORGANIC MATERIALS CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40451 and CHEM 50451)
Broad survey of the synthesis, properties characterization and applications of organic and polymeric materials.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 60472
ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY-SYNTHETIC ASPECTS

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 70472)
Disconnection approach to organic synthesis. Modern methods for carbon-carbon bond formation and functional group interconversion, and their application to natural product synthesis. Graduate standing.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30482.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70472
ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY-SYNTHETIC ASPECTS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 60472)
Disconnection approach to organic synthesis. Modern methods for carbon-carbon bond formation and functional group interconversion, and their application to natural product synthesis. Doctoral standing.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30482.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 60473
STEREOSELECTIVE ORGANIC SYNTHESIS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 70473)
Modern methods of asymmetric synthesis; introduction to selected methods for stereoselective N-heterocycle synthesis; application of these methods in natural product synthesis.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30482 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70473
STEREOSELECTIVE ORGANIC SYNTHESIS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 60473)
Modern methods of asymmetric synthesis; introduction to selected methods for stereoselective N-heterocycle synthesis; application of these methods in natural product synthesis.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30482 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50476
SPECTROSCOPIC IDENTIFICATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

2 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40476 and CHEM 70476)
Strategies for structural elucidation of organic compounds from analysis of infrared, proton and carbon NMR and mass spectrometric data through lectures and problem solving.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30482 and graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 2 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70476
SPECTROSCOPIC IDENTIFICATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

2 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40476 and CHEM 50476)
Strategies for structural elucidation of organic compounds from analysis of infrared, proton and carbon NMR, and mass spectrometric data through lectures and problem solving.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30482 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 2 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50478
SYNTHESIS OF ORGANIC LIQUID CRYSTALS

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40478 and CHEM 70478)
Synthesis of organic thermotropic liquid crystals including nematic, smectic and discotic variants. Evaluation of the phase types using polarizing microscopy and DSC. Brief introduction into their use in display devices.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30482; graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70478
SYNTHESIS OF ORGANIC LIQUID CRYSTALS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40478 and CHEM 70478)
Synthesis of organic thermotropic liquid crystals including nematic, smectic and discotic variants. Evaluation of the phase types using polarizing microscopy and DSC. Brief introduction into their use in display devices.
Prerequisite: CHEM 30482; Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 61491
SEMINAR: PROBLEM SOLVING IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 71491)
Practical experience in the solving of current problems of synthesis, spectroscopy, and mechanism in organic chemistry.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 71491
SEMINAR: PROBLEM SOLVING IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with CHEM 61491)
Practical experience in the solving of current problems of synthesis, spectroscopy, and mechanism in organic chemistry.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 62491
SEMINAR: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 72491)
Presentation of topics from the recent literature on aspects of organic chemistry including synthesis, spectroscopy, mechanism, and materials properties.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 72491
SEMINAR: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 62491)
Presentation of topics from the recent literature on aspects of organic chemistry including synthesis, spectroscopy, mechanism, and materials properties.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 70495
ADVANCED TOPICS, ORGANIC

1-3 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Advanced topics in organic chemistry.
Prerequisite: Permission.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter


Physical Chemistry

CHEM 50555
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40555 and CHEM 70555)
Fundamental concepts of physical chemistry, with example problems chosen emphasizing application in chemistry and the biological sciences.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in chemistry.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70555
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40555 and CHEM 50555)
Fundamental concepts of physical chemistry, with example problems chosen emphasizing applications in chemistry and the biological sciences.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing in chemistry.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50556
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40556 and CHEM 70556)
A continuation of CHEM 50555. Areas covered are chemical kinetics, quantum chemistry and the solid state.
Prerequisite: CHEM 50555 or PHY 45301 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70556
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40556 and CHEM 50556)
Fundamental concepts of physical chemistry of current interest. Included are biological and medical aspects of physical chemistry. Graduate credit given to nonchemistry and nonphysics majors and with permission to certain chemistry majors.
Prerequisite: CHEM 50555 or 70555 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50557
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY

2 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40557 and CHEM 70557)
Experiments in numerous areas of physical chemistry, including the interpretation and reporting of obtained experimental data, correlation of results with theory and an introduction to the computer treatment of data.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Pre/corequisite: CHEM 50555 and CHEM 50556.
Schedule Type: Laboratory
Contact Hours: 4 lab
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70557
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY

2 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40557 and CHEM 50557)
Experiments in numerous areas of physical chemistry, including the interpretation and reporting of obtained experimental data correlation of results with theory and an introduction to the computer treatment of data.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Pre/corequisite: CHEM 70555 and CHEM 70556.
Schedule Type: Laboratory
Contact Hours: 4 lab
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50559
NANOMATERIALS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40559 and CHEM 70559)
Fundamental aspects of nanomaterials ranging from nanoparticles to three-dimensional (3D) nanostructures emphasizing their synthesis, chemistry and applications.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70559
NANOMATERIALS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40559 and CHEM 50559)
Fundamental aspects of nanomaterials ranging from nanoparticles to three-dimensional (3D) nanostructures emphasizing their synthesis, chemistry and applications.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50571
SURFACE CHEMISTRY

2 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40571 and CHEM 70571)
Treatment of basic principles and concepts in surface and colloid chemistry. Relationship to practical systems emphasized.
Prerequisite: CHEM 40555 or 40567 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 2 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70571
SURFACE CHEMISTRY

2 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40571 and CHEM 50571)
Treatment of basic principles and concepts in surface and colloid chemistry. Relationship to practical systems emphasized.
Prerequisite: CHEM 40555 or CHEM 40567 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 2 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 50575
MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 40575 and CHEM 70575)
Survey of the fundamental principles of the interaction of radiation with matter, with an emphasis on the interpretation of microwave, infrared and ultraviolet-visible spectra. Introduction to group theory and its application to spectroscopic interpretation. Description of modern experimental techniques.
Prerequisite: CHEM 40556 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70575
MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY

3 Credit Hours (Cross-listed with CHEM 40575 and CHEM 50575)
Survey of the fundamental principles of the interaction of radiation with matter, with an emphasis on the interpretation of microwave, infrared and ultraviolet-visible spectra. Introduction to group theory and its application to spectroscopic interpretation. Description of modern experimental techniques.
Prerequisite: CHEM 40556 and doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 51010
BIOPHOTONICS

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 41010; Cross-listed with BSCI 41110 and BSCI 51110 and PHY 41010and PHY 51010)
Interdisciplinary overview of the basics of biophotonics; application of biophotonic techniques to probe biological samples. Introduction to the foundations of optics and photonics and how the molecular structure of organic molecules translates into unique photonic properties and targeting in biological cells or tissue. Preparation of fluorescent materials, advanced spectroscopy and cell visualization using regular and confocal fluorescence microscopy.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.
Schedule Type: Combined Lecture and Lab
Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 6 lab
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 60541
ADVANCED PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 70541)
Covers basic materials of modern physical chemistry in two broad areas: thermodynamics and introductory quantum mechanics.
Prerequisite: CHEM 50556 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 70541
ADVANCED PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

3 Credit Hours (Slashed with CHEM 60541)
Covers basic materials of modern physical chemistry in two broad areas: thermodynamics and introductory quantum mechanics.
Prerequisite: CHEM 50556 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

CHEM 60591
SEMINAR: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 70591)
Presentation and discussion of research papers from current physical chemistry literature. Participation by students and faculty.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 70591
SEMINAR: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 60591)
Presentation and discussion of research papers from current physical chemistry literature. Participation by students and faculty.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 62591
SEMINAR: PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 72591)
Student and faculty presentations on topics in physical chemistry.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 72591
SEMINAR:PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

1 Credit Hour (Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with CHEM 62591)
Student and faculty presentations on topics in physical chemistry.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Contact Hours: 1 other
Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

CHEM 70595
ADVANCED TOPICS, PHYSICAL

1-3 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Advanced topics in physical chemistry.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter


Research, Thesis & Dissertation

CHEM 60199
THESIS I

2-6 Credit Hours
Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in single semester, distributed over several semesters if desired.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Masters Thesis
Contact Hours: 2-6 other
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CHEM 80199
DISSERTATION I

15 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Doctoral dissertation, for which registration in two semesters is required, first of which will be semester in which dissertation work is begun and continuing until the completion of 30 hours.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing and special approval.
Schedule Type: Dissertation
Contact Hours: 15 other
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CHEM 60299
THESIS II

2 Credit Hours
Thesis students must continue registration until all degree requirements are met.
Prerequisite: CHEM 60199 and Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Masters Thesis
Contact Hours: 2 other
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CHEM 80299
DISSERTATION II

15 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Continuing registration required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation and continuing until all degree requirements are met.
Prerequisite: CHEM 80199 and Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Dissertation
Contact Hours: 15 other
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CHEM 60898
MASTERS RESEARCH

1-15 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Research for master's students. Credits earned may be applied toward degree if department approves.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Schedule Type: Research
Contact Hours: 1-15 other
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

CHEM 80898
RESEARCH

1-15 Credit Hours (Repeatable for credit)
Research for doctoral students. Credits earned may be applied toward degree if department approves.
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.
Schedule Type: Research
Contact Hours: 1-15 other
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP