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CHEMISTRY (CHEM)
Swenson College of Science and Engineering
Chemistry and Biochemistry
 
CHEM 1103 - Aspects of Chemistry (NAT SCI, SUSTAIN, LE CAT5, LE CAT4)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Credit will not be granted if already received for 1102, 1113, 1151, 1153 or 1161.; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Topics in general, organic, and biological chemistry using sustainability as the underlying theme. Study of chemical principles, their application, and their impact on daily life. Independent unit in contrast to CHEM 1113, 1151, 1153 or 1161. CHEM 1103 alone satisfies the requirements in liberal education categories Natural Sciences and Sustainability. Alternatively, the combination of CHEM 1103 and CHEM 1104 meets liberal education category requirements for Natural Sciences with lab.



CHEM 1104 - Aspects of Chemistry Lab (NAT SCI, LE CAT4)
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Must be taken either after or concurrently with CHEM 1103; credit will not be granted if already received for 1102 (4-credit option), 1113, 1151, 1154 or 1161.; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Laboratory in general, organic, and biological chemistry. This laboratory optionally accompanies lecture CHEM 1103. The combination of CHEM 1103 and CHEM 1104 meets liberal education category requirements for Natural Science with lab.



CHEM 1105 - From the Industrial Revolution to Green Chemistry (SUSTAIN, LE CAT5)
(3.0 cr; fall, offered periodically)
The study of the chemistry associated with scientific and technological discoveries made during the Industrial Revolution in England from 1750-1850. Twenty-first Century "green chemistry" solutions to reduce detrimental impacts of industrialization such as those that occurred during the Industrial Revolution. The study of the lives of selected chemists and natural scientists whose work was located in the Midlands of England.



CHEM 1113 - Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry I (NAT SCI, LE CAT4)
(5.0 cr; Prereq-For students terminating study of chem with no more than 10 cr; credit will not be granted if already received for 1151, 1153, 1161, or 2172; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Chemical principles and their applications: atomic and molecular structure, solutions, acids, bases, salts, equilibria.



CHEM 1114 - Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry II
(5.0 cr; Prereq-1113; A-F or Aud, spring, even academic years)
Chemical principles and their applications: physical and chemical properties of organic compounds, organic chemistry of living systems; carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids, and metabolic pathways.



CHEM 1153 - General Chemistry I (NAT SCI, LE CAT5)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-One year high school chem, high school algebra, Math ACT 21 or higher or a grade of least C- in Math 1005, SCSE, exercise science, athletic training, teaching life science, teaching earth and space science, teaching physical science or B.A. major in environment and sustainability, biology, chemistry or geological sciences student. Credit will not be granted if already received for 1151 and 1161.; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Fundamental principles of chemistry exemplified by study of elements, compounds, and their reactions. Covers fundamental concepts of the atom, molecule, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, gas laws, atomic structure, periodic table, chemical bonding, and other selected topics. The companion laboratory, CHEM 1154, should be taken concurrently. The combination of CHEM 1153 and CHEM 1154 meets the lab component of NAT SCI, LE CAT 4.



CHEM 1154 - General Chemistry Lab I (NAT SCI, LE CAT4)
(1.0 cr; =[01808]; Prereq-Previous or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 1153; credit will not be granted if already received for CHEM 1151 or 1161; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Basic laboratory skills while investigating the fundamental principles of chemistry. Covers fundamental concepts of the atom and molecule, stoichiometry, acid-base reactions, oxidation-reduction reactions, thermochemistry, characteristic properties of anions, gas laws and spectrophotometry. This laboratory accompanies lecture CHEM 1153. The combination of CHEM 1153 and CHEM 1154 meets liberal education category 4 requirements.



CHEM 1155 - General Chemistry II
(4.0 cr; Prereq-1151 or 1153 or 1161; credit will not be granted if already received for 1152 or 1162; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Fundamental principles of chemistry exemplified by study of elements, compounds, and their reactions. Covers intermolecular forces, properties of liquids, solids and solution, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, solubility, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and other selected topics. Solid knowledge of college algebra and General Chemistry I is required. The companion laboratory course CHEM 1156 should be taken concurrently.



CHEM 1156 - General Chemistry Lab II
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1151 or 1161 or 1154, concurrent or previous enrollment in CHEM 1155; credit will not be granted if already received for Chem 1152 or 1162; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Fundamental principles of chemistry exemplified by laboratory study of elements, compounds, and their reactions. Covers titration, intermolecular forces, colligative properties, kinetics, chemical equilibria, and qualitative analysis. This laboratory accompanies lecture CHEM 1155.



CHEM 1161 - Honors: General Chemistry I (NAT SCI, LE CAT4)
(5.0 cr; =[01781]; Prereq-High school chem and high school algebra, Math ACT 21 or higher or a grade of at least C- in Math 1005, SCSE student or exercise science or athletic training or teaching life science or teaching earth and space science, or teaching physical science; credit will not be granted if already received for 1151, 1153 or 2172; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Advanced coverage of principles of chemistry exemplified by study of elements, compounds, and their reactions, intended for students with good high school preparation in mathematics and science. Covers concepts of the atom, molecule, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, gas laws, atomic structure, periodic table, chemical bonding, intermolecular forces, and other selected topics. Mathematically demanding quantitative problems.



CHEM 1162 - Honors: General Chemistry II
(5.0 cr; =[CHEM 2172]; Prereq-1151 or 1153 and 1154 or 1161; credit will not be granted if already received for 1152, 1155 or 2172; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Advanced coverage of principles of chemistry exemplified by study of elements, compounds, and their reaction, intended for students with good high school preparation in mathematics and science. Covers properties of liquids, solids and solutions, chemical kinetics and reaction mechanisms, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, solubility, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, descriptive chemistry of the elements, coordination chemistry, nuclear chemistry, and other selected topics. Mathematically demanding quantitative problems.



CHEM 1191 - Independent Study
(1.0 - 2.0 cr [max 4.0 cr]; Prereq-department consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
For students wishing to do special work in areas useful to individual programs and objectives when such are not available in regular course offerings.



CHEM 2212 - Environmental Chemistry (NAT SCI, SUSTAIN)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-1152 or 1162 or 1155 and 1156, Environmental Science major; credit will not be granted if already received for 2222 or 2223 or 2242; A-F or Aud, fall, offered periodically)
Study of chemical processes in natural air, water, soil and sediment environments. Sources, reaction, transport, effects, and fates of natural and anthropogenic chemical species will be covered. Methods of analysis of environmental samples, with emphasis on quantitative treatment of data.



CHEM 2222 - Quantitative Analysis
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1152 or 1162 or 1155 and 1156, concurrent registration in 2223 is required; credit will not be granted if already received for 2212 or 2242; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Theory in analytical techniques; introduces gravimetric, volumetric, and spectrophotometric methods.



CHEM 2223 - Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1152 or 1162 or 1155 and 1156; concurrent registration in 2222 is required; credit will not be granted if already received for 2212 or 2242; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Lab companion to 2222 involving the quantitative analysis of organic and inorganic samples using classical and instrumental techniques. Students are instructed in the use of classical and modern computer-controlled instrumentation and techniques, as applied to the acquisition and analysis of experimental data.



CHEM 2242 - Analytical Chemistry and the Environment in Poland
(4.0 cr; Prereq-1152 or 1162 or 1155 and 1156, instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for 2222, 2232; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
Theory and practice in quantitative analysis, covering statistics, acid-base equilibria, chelometry, spectrometry, and chromatography, including volumetric, spectrophotometric, and separation methods, to be offered in Poland, with field trips to sites of environmental concern.



CHEM 2541 - Organic Chemistry I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1152 or 1162 or 1155 and 1156; concurrent registration in 2543 is required; credit will not be granted if already received for 2521; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Structure and bonding, stereochemistry, functional group reactions.



CHEM 2542 - Organic Chemistry II
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2521 or 2541, must be taken after or concurrently with either 2544 or 2545; credit will not be granted if already received for 2522, 2532; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Functional group reactions, bioorganic chemistry.



CHEM 2543 - Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1152 or 1162 or 1155 and 1156, must be taken after or concurrently with CHEM 2541; credit will not be granted if already received for 2521, CHE 3231, ENGR 2110; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Laboratory companion to CHEM 2541. Structure and bonding, stereochemistry, functional group reactions.



CHEM 2544 - Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
(1.0 cr; Prereq-2521 or (2541 and 2543), must be taken after or concurrently with CHEM 2542; credit will not be granted if already received for 2522, 2532, 2545; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Laboratory companion to Chem 2542, for non-chemistry majors. Functional group reactions, bioorganic chemistry.



CHEM 2545 - Organic Chemistry II Laboratory for B.S. Chemistry Majors
(2.0 cr; Prereq-2521 or (2541 and 2543), must be taken after or concurrently with CHEM 2542; credit will not be granted if already received for 2532; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Laboratory companion to Chem 2542, for B.S. Chemistry majors. Functional group reactions, bioorganic chemistry.



CHEM 2901 - Principles of Green Chemistry (SUSTAIN)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2542 or concurrent; A-F or Aud, spring, offered periodically)
Survey of the principles of green chemistry emphasizing basic toxicology, the evaluation of waste production and environmental performance, catalysts and organic solvents, renewable resources and intentional design of green reactions and processes.



CHEM 3097 - Internship in Chemistry
(1.0 - 2.0 cr [max 2.0 cr]; Prereq-2521 or 2541 or 2223, chemistry or biochemistry/molecular biology majors and department consent; S-N only, summer, every year)
Experience in a commercial, government, or industrial setting. Prior department approval and coordination with faculty sponsor are required.



CHEM 3194 - Chemistry Undergraduate Research
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 30.0 cr]; Prereq-department consent; S-N or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Experience in a selected area of research.



CHEM 3322 - Biochemistry
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2522 or 2532 or 2542; A-F or Aud, spring, summer, every year)
Survey of biochemistry, emphasizing enzyme catalysis, cellular energetics, and major metabolic processes.



CHEM 3324 - Biochemistry Laboratory
(1.0 cr; Prereq-2522 or 2532 or 2542; previous or concurrent registration in 3322; A-F or Aud, spring, summer, every year)
Identification and analysis of biological molecules with emphasis on the macro-molecules, polysaccharides, proteins, and nucleic acids (RNA, DNA).



CHEM 3432 - Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry
(3.0 cr; Prereq-(2222 or 2242)and 2542; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
The course will survey the chemistry of the elements, including periodic trends. Acid base chemistry, electrochemistry, structures of solids, and bioinorganic chemistry will be discussed.



CHEM 4184 - Undergraduate Seminar I
(1.0 cr; Prereq-BS Chem or BS BMB Major; minimum 90 credits; S-N or Aud, fall, every year)
First course of a two-course senior seminar requirement for B.S. Chemistry and B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology majors. Students will learn to prepare and present scientific talks. Use of visual aids and computer technology, presentation organization and delivery, and use of scientific literature will be among the skills students will learn. In addition, students will attend and evaluate weekly departmental seminars.



CHEM 4185 - Undergraduate Seminar II
(1.0 cr; Prereq-4184; S-N or Aud, spring, every year)
Second course of a two-course senior seminar requirement for B.S. Chemistry and B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology majors. Students will learn to prepare and present scientific talks. Use of visual aids and computer technology, presentation organization and delivery, and use of scientific literature will be among the skills students will learn. In addition, students will attend and evaluate weekly departmental seminars. Students will participate in and present at the annual Departmental Undergraduate Symposium.



CHEM 4242 - Instrumental Analysis
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2222, 4632 or 4634 or 4642; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Theory of instrumental methods of chemical analysis, including electrochemistry, spectroscopy, and separations.



CHEM 4243 - Instrumental Chemistry Laboratory
(2.0 cr; Prereq-2223, must be taken after or concurrently with CHEM 4242; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Lab companion to 4242 involving the use of computerized chemical instrumentation in the analysis of organic and inorganic samples. Students learn the use of modern programming tools as applied to the control of chemical instrumentation and acquisition and analysis of data there from.



CHEM 4351 - Biochemistry I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2222, 2522 or 2532 or 2542, Math 1296, concurrent registration in physical chem recommended - 4363; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Introduction to structural classes of biologically relevant molecules. Descriptions of monomeric small molecules and their incorporation into macromolecules. Covers amino acids, proteins, fatty acids, lipids, sterols, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, RNA, and DNA structures.



CHEM 4352 - Biochemistry II
(3.0 cr; Prereq-4351; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Introduction to metabolism of carbohydrates, fatty acids, sterols, nucleic acids, amino acids, and xenobiotics. Common metabolic pathways of glycolysid, gluconeogenesis, citric acid cycle, et. The interrelated nature of these pathways and their cellular regulation will be covered.



CHEM 4363 - Biochemistry Laboratory
(2.0 cr; Prereq-2223, 2522 or 2532 or 2544 or 2545, BS-BMB major, concurrent registration in 4351 is required; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Applications of biochemistry and molecular biology techniques.



CHEM 4373 - Physical Biochemistry
(3.0 cr; Prereq-(4632 or 4634 or 4641) and (4351 or 3322); A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
The study of biological macromolecules including their thermodynamic and kinetic properties, quantum mechanics and statistical applications.



CHEM 4374 - Physical Biochemistry Laboratory
(2.0 cr; Prereq-4373, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
This capstone course will provide students with the opportunity to critically address research problems in the field of biochemistry via a team-based "open-ended", investigative approach. They will be challenged to utilize and build uon their fundamental knowledge and experience, garnered from previous coursework, to design and carry out experiments focused on understanding the physical chemical basis of biochemical phenomena.



CHEM 4435 - Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
(1.0 cr; Prereq-3432, must be taken after or concurrently with CHEM 4436; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Preparation and study of the properties of selected inorganic compounds.



CHEM 4436 - Inorganic Chemistry
(3.0 cr; =[CHEM 4434]; Prereq-3432, (4634 or 4642), 4435 may be taken concurrent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Atomic structure and properties of elements based thereon. Chemical bonding. Chemistry of coordination compounds. Mechanisms of selected inorganic reactions. Group theory and spectroscopy applied to inorganic systems.



CHEM 4510 - Polymer Chemistry
(3.0 cr; =[CHEM 5510]; Prereq-2542 or instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
In this course students will study the synthesis, characterization, and chemical structure-related properties of polymers. Good knowledge of Organic Chemistry is required. Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics will be applied.



CHEM 4633 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory
(1.0 cr; Prereq-2yrs of college-level chemistry,(2222 or 2212 or 2242), Math 1297, Phys 2012 or (2015 and 2016) or Phys 1001, BS-BMB major or BA-Chem major, 4634 may be taken concurrent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Laboratory program in physical chemistry, including thermodynamics, spectroscopy, kinetics and quantum mechanics.



CHEM 4634 - Physical Chemistry
(3.0 cr; Prereq-(Phys 2012 or (Phys 2015 and 2016) or Phys 1002),2 yrs of college-level chemistry, Math 1297, (Chem 2222 or 2212 or 2242), BS-BMB major or BA-Chem major, 4633 may be taken concurrent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Properties of gases, liquids, and solutions; thermodynamics and equilibria; chemical kinetics, principles of quantum chemistry.



CHEM 4641 - Physical Chemistry I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2 yrs chem,(222 or 2212 or 2242), Math 3280, Phys 2012 or 2015 and 2016; concurrent registration in 4643 is required; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Quantitative treatment of physical principles and theories in chemistry, including topics in thermodynamics and kinetics.



CHEM 4642 - Physical Chemistry II
(3.0 cr; Prereq-4641; Concurrent registration in 4644 is required; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Quantitative treatment of physical principles and theories in chemistry, including topics in quantum mechanics and spectroscopy.



CHEM 4643 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
(1.0 cr; Prereq-2 yrs chem, (2222 or 2212 or 2242), Math 3280, Phys 2012 or 2015 and 2016, 4641 may be taken concurrent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Laboratory program in physical chemistry, accompanying lecture Chem 4641.



CHEM 4644 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
(1.0 cr; Prereq-4643, 4642 may be taken concurrent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Laboratory program in physical chemistry, accompanying lecture Chem 4642.



CHEM 5150 - Organic and Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry
(3.0 cr; Prereq-BIOL 1012 and (CHEM 1152 or 1156 or 1162) and (CHEM 2222 or 2212 or 2242) OR instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, offered periodically)
Production and chemical composition of natural organic matter (OM), diagenesis and catagenesis of OM; stable isotopic fractionation processes of C, H, O, N, and S in natural systems, fractionation theory, isotopic indicators of climate, oceanographic/limnologic processes, trophic structure, microbial processes.



CHEM 5350 - Research Topics for High School Chemistry Teachers
(2.0 - 4.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-Ed MA or MEd student, department consent required.; fall, spring, summer, every year)
Experimental work and philosophy associated with a selected research topic.



CHEM 5424 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-4436 or equivalent or Grad student; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Advanced topics in inorganic chemistry including the following: Applications of Group Theory to inorganic chemistry such as molecular orbital theory and valence bond theory as well as vibrational analysis, organometallic chemistry including structure and bonding in organometallic compounds, reactions and reaction mechanisms of organometallic compounds, and the application of organometallic compounds as reagents and catalysts in organic synthesis, other advanced aspects of inorganic chemistry, e.g. Bioinorganic Chemistry and Aspects of Material Science.



CHEM 5510 - Polymer Chemistry
(3.0 cr; =[CHEM 4510]; Prereq-graduate student or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
In this course students will study the synthesis, characterization, and chemical structure-related properties of polymers. Good knowledge of Organic Chemistry is required. Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics will be applied. In addition to the lecture and exams, students in this graduate course will prepare an individual research report on a topic selected from recent developments in polymer chemistry.



CHEM 5524 - Advanced Organic Chemistry I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-2542 or equivalent or Grad student; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Advanced topics of Organic Reaction Mechanisms and Aspects of Organic Synthesis



CHEM 5624 - Advanced Physical Chemistry I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-4642 or equivalent or Grad student; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Classical and statistical thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, other selected topics in physical chemistry.



CHEM 5650 - Computational Chemistry
(3.0 cr; Prereq-4642 or equivalent or Grad student; A-F or Aud, spring, offered periodically)
Molecular Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, semiempirical and ab initio molecular orbital calculations, density functional theory, and selected additional topics in computation chemistry such as biochemical applications, QSAR, and ligand modeling and docking.



CHEM 5714 - Applications of Spectroscopy
(4.0 cr; Prereq-4436 or equivalent or Grad student; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Application of spectroscopic techniques to structure elucidation, including NMR, FTIR, MS, UV-Vis, X-ray, EPR spectroscopy. Includes practical component.



CHEM 5725 - Advanced Analytical Chemistry I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Grad student or 4242 or equivalent; A-F only, fall, every year)
Intended for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in chemistry and related fields. Augment basic coursework in wet and instrumental analytical chemistry. Topics include statistical and chemometric methods for experimental design and data analysis, electronics and computers in chemical instrumentation, and selected techniques of instrumental analysis such as mass spectrometry, inductively coupled optical emission spectroscopy and analytical gas chromatography.



CHEM 5795 - Special Topics in Chemistry: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; Prereq-graduate student or instructor approval; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Topics not available in standard curriculum.



CHEM 5994 - Directed Research in Chemistry
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 9.0 cr]; Prereq-Min 90 cr or grad in the sciences or engineering or instructor consent; fall, spring, summer, every year)
Directed laboratory or theoretical research in the chemical sciences.



CHEM 8184 - Seminar
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Grad chem major or instructor consent; S-N or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Practice in preparation and oral presentation of reports on articles from the literature or on graduate research.



CHEM 8224 - Advanced Analytical Chemistry II
(4.0 cr; Prereq-Grad student or instructor permission; A-F or Aud, spring, offered periodically)
Advanced treatment of selected methods in analytical chemistry.



CHEM 8333 - FTE: Master's
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Master's student, adviser and DGS consent; No Grade, fall, spring, every year)
(No description)



CHEM 8424 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry II
(4.0 cr; Prereq-grad student or instructor permission; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Discussion of structure, reactions, and bonding in inorganic and organometallic compounds in terms of valence bond, molecular orbital, and ligand field theories.



CHEM 8444 - FTE: Doctoral
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Doctoral student, adviser and DGS consent; No Grade, fall, spring, every year)
(No description)



CHEM 8524 - Advanced Organic Chemistry II
(4.0 cr; Prereq-grad student or instructor permission; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Advanced treatment of synthetic methods and reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry.



CHEM 8666 - Doctoral Pre-Thesis Credits
(1.0 - 6.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; Prereq-Max 6 cr per semester or summer; doctoral student who has not passed prelim oral; no required consent for the first two registrations up to 12 cr; departmental consent for the third and fourth registrations up to an additional 12 cr, or 24 cr total (for doctoral students admitted summer 2007 and beyond; doctoral students admitted prior to summer 2007 may register up to 4 times totaling 60 cr); No Grade, fall, spring, summer, every year)
(No description)



CHEM 8720 - Modern Mass Spectrometry
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Grad student; A-F or Aud, fall, odd academic years)
Current instrumentation and techniques in mass spectrometry of molecular and atomic species. Discussion to include ionization techniques, mass analysis methods and detection of gas phase ions in the context of structural and elemental analysis. Interfacing of mass spectrometers to chromatographic systems is considered. Gas phase unimolecular and ion-molecule reaction kinetics and energetics are stressed as they relate to the information content observed in the mass spectrum.



CHEM 8750 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-Grad student or instructor consent; fall, spring, every year)
Topics not available in standard curriculum.



CHEM 8777 - Thesis Credits: Master's
(1.0 - 18.0 cr [max 50.0 cr]; Prereq-Max 18 cr per semester or summer; 10 cr total required (Plan A only); No Grade, fall, spring, summer, every year)
(No description)



CHEM 8888 - Thesis Credits: Doctoral
(1.0 - 24.0 cr [max 100.0 cr]; Prereq-Max 18 cr per semester or summer; 24 cr required; No Grade, fall, spring, every year)
(No description)



 
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