Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 531  Advanced Inorganic Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

ADVANCED INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3) A study of atomic structure; chemical bonding, including valence-bond, molecular orbital, crystalfi eld, and ligand-fi eld theories; stereochemistry and the chemistry of coordination compounds. Three (3) lecture hours per week. (Prerequisite: Approval of the graduate advisor)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 232 and CHEM 332)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 533  Organic Reactions  (3 Credits)  

ORGANIC REACTIONS (3) A detailed study of the mechanisms associated with the important substitution, elimination, and addition reactions of aliphatic and aromatic molecules. Three (3) lecture hours per week. (Prerequisite: CHEM 232)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 232)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 543  Advanced Analytical Chem  (3 Credits)  

ADVANCED ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (3) An in-depth study of the principles of ionic equilibria, acid-base chemistry, oxidation-reduction, and precipitation as they apply to processes occurring in both aqueous and non-aqueous media. Three (3) lecture hours per week. (Prerequisite: Approval of the graduate advisor or the department chair)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 332)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 623  Topics In Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

SPECIAL TOPICS (3) Consideration of special topics in chemistry. Three (3) lecture hours per week. (Prerequisite: Approval of the graduate advisor or the department chair)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 432)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 624  Topics In Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

SPECIAL TOPICS (3) Consideration of special topics in chemistry. Three (3) lecture hours per week. (Prerequisite: Approval of the graduate advisor or the department chair)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 432)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 625  Spec Topics In Chem  (3 Credits)  

SPECIAL TOPICS (3) Consideration of special topics in chemistry. Three (3) lecture hours per week. (Prerequisite: Approval of the graduate advisor or the department chair)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 432)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 633  Advanced Organic Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3) A study of the mechanisms of reactions of aliphatic and aromatic molecules; both carbocyclic and heterocyclic systems are considered. The effects of changes in structure and stereochemistry on the rate of reaction are also discussed. Three (3) lecture hours per week. (Prerequisite: Approval of the graduate advisor or the department chair)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 432)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 634  Adv Organic Chem  (3 Credits)  

ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3) A continuation of CHEM 633. Three (3) lecture hours per week. (Prerequisite: CHEM 633)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 432 and CHEM 633)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 635  Advanced Physical Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

ADVANCED PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3) A discussion of important concepts in thermodynamics. Three (3) lecture hours per week. (Prerequisite: Approval of the graduate advisor or the department chair)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 432)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 636  Advanced Physical Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

ADVANCED PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3) A discussion of fundamental quantum chemistry and other advanced topics in physical chemistry. (Prerequisite: Approval of the graduate advisor or the department chair)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 432)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry

CHEM 861  Research Problems  (3-6 Credits)  

RESEARCH PROBLEMS (3) An individual investigation of a specifi c problem in chemistry by laboratory experiments or by an exhaustive study of the literature. The results of this work will constitute the student’s thesis for the M.S. degree. (Prerequisite: Approval of the graduate advisor or the department chair)

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 432)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Chemistry