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Twin Cities Campus

Chemistry B.A.

Chemistry
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2020
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 59 to 67
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts
An active, modern program of chemical education at the undergraduate level must do more than simply train professional chemists. Chemistry, the central science, is an important component of many disciplines and should be accessible to all students seeking a liberal education. The chemistry department contributes actively to increasing the level of scientific literacy of all students. The program also serves students by recognizing different needs, interests, and career goals.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 3.20 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 3.20 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 3.20 transferring from outside the University
Students must earn a C or better in CHEM 1062 and 2301.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Required prerequisites
Mathematics
Take exactly 3 course(s) totaling exactly 12 credit(s) from the following:
Calculus I
· MATH 1271 - Calculus I [MATH] (4.0 cr)
or MATH 1371 - CSE Calculus I [MATH] (4.0 cr)
or MATH 1571H - Honors Calculus I [MATH] (4.0 cr)
· Calculus II
· MATH 1272 - Calculus II (4.0 cr)
or MATH 1372 - CSE Calculus II (4.0 cr)
or MATH 1572H - Honors Calculus II (4.0 cr)
· Multivariable Calculus
· MATH 2263 - Multivariable Calculus (4.0 cr)
or MATH 2374 - CSE Multivariable Calculus and Vector Analysis (4.0 cr)
or MATH 2573H - Honors Calculus III (4.0 cr)
Required prerequisites
Physics
Take exactly 2 course(s) totaling 8 - 10 credit(s) from the following:
Physics I
· PHYS 1221 - Introductory Physics for Life Science Majors I [PHYS] (4.0 cr)
or PHYS 1201W - Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine I [PHYS, WI] (5.0 cr)
or PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I [PHYS, WI] (4.0 cr)
or PHYS 1401V - Honors Physics I [PHYS, WI] (4.0 cr)
· Physics II
· PHYS 1222 - Introductory Physics for Life Science Majors II [PHYS] (4.0 cr)
or PHYS 1202W - Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine II [PHYS, WI] (5.0 cr)
or PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II [PHYS, WI] (4.0 cr)
or PHYS 1402V - Honors Physics II [PHYS, WI] (4.0 cr)
Required prerequisites
Chemistry
Take exactly 5 course(s) totaling exactly 11 credit(s) from the following:
Chemistry I
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I [PHYS] (3.0 cr)
with CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory [PHYS] (1.0 cr)
or CHEM 1071H - Honors Chemistry I [PHYS] (3.0 cr)
with CHEM 1075H - Honors Chemistry I Laboratory [PHYS] (1.0 cr)
· Chemistry II
CHEM 1062 - Chemical Principles II [PHYS] (3.0 cr)
with CHEM 1066 - Chemical Principles II Laboratory [PHYS] (1.0 cr)
or CHEM 1072H - Honors Chemistry II [PHYS] (3.0 cr)
with CHEM 1076H - Honors Chemistry II Laboratory [PHYS] (1.0 cr)
· Organic Chemistry I
· CHEM 2301 - Organic Chemistry I (3.0 cr)
or CHEM 2331H - Honors Elementary Organic Chemistry I (3.0 cr)
General Requirements
All students in baccalaureate degree programs are required to complete general University and college requirements including writing and liberal education courses. For more information about University-wide requirements, see the liberal education requirements. Required courses for the major, minor or certificate in which a student receives a D grade (with or without plus or minus) do not count toward the major, minor or certificate (including transfer courses).
Program Requirements
Students are required to complete 4 semester(s) of any second language. with a grade of C-, or better, or S, or demonstrate proficiency in the language(s) as defined by the department or college.
CLA BA degrees require 18 upper division (3xxx-level or higher) credits outside the major designator. These credits must be taken in designators different from the major designator and cannot include courses that are cross-listed with the major designator. The major designator for the Chemistry BA is CHEM. At least 7 upper division credits in the major must be taken at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Students may receive no more than one degree from the Department of Chemistry: a BA or a BS or a minor. All incoming CLA freshmen must complete the First-Year Experience course sequence.
Foundation Courses
Take exactly 2 course(s) totaling exactly 5 credit(s) from the following:
· CHEM 2101 - Introductory Analytical Chemistry Lecture (3.0 cr)
CHEM 2111 - Introductory Analytical Chemistry Lab (2.0 cr)
Core Courses
Take exactly 5 course(s) totaling 16 - 17 credit(s) from the following:
· CHEM 2302 - Organic Chemistry II (3.0 cr)
or CHEM 2332H - Honors Elementary Organic Chemistry II (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 2311 - Organic Lab (4.0 cr)
or CHEM 2312H - Honors Organic Lab (5.0 cr)
· CHEM 4501 - Introduction to Thermodynamics, Kinetics, and Statistical Mechanics (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4502 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4701 - Inorganic Chemistry (3.0 cr)
Advanced Chemistry Laboratory Electives or Research
Take exactly 2 course(s) totaling 4 - 9 credit(s) from the following:
· CHEM 4111W - Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis Lab [WI] (2.0 cr)
· CHEM 4311W - Advanced Organic Chemistry Lab [WI] (4.0 cr)
· CHEM 4511W - Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab [WI] (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4711W - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab [WI] (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4223W - Polymer Laboratory [WI] (2.0 cr)
· CHEM 4423W - Foundations of Chemical Biology Laboratory [WI] (2.0 cr)
· Directed Research
One directed research course for a maximum of 2 credits may count towards the Advanced Chemistry Laboratory Electives or Research requirement.
Take no more than 1 course(s) totaling at most 2 credit(s) from the following:
· CHEM 2094 - Directed Research (1.0-3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4094W - Directed Research [WI] (1.0-5.0 cr)
Electives
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
Chemistry Electives
Take 0 or more credit(s) from the following:
· CHEM 4011 - Mechanisms of Chemical Reactions (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4021 - Computational Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4066 - Chemistry of Industry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4094W - Directed Research [WI] (1.0-5.0 cr)
· CHEM 4101 - Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4201 - Materials Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4221 - Introduction to Polymer Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4311W - Advanced Organic Chemistry Lab [WI] (4.0 cr)
· CHEM 4321 - Organic Synthesis (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4322 - Advanced Organic Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4352 - Physical Organic Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4361 - Interpretation of Organic Spectra (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4411 - Introduction to Chemical Biology (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4412 - Chemical Biology of Enzymes (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4511W - Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab [WI] (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4601 - Green Chemistry [ENV] (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4711W - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab [WI] (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4715 - Physical Inorganic Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4725 - Organometallic Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4735 - Bioinorganic Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4745 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 5210 - Materials Characterization (4.0 cr)
· CHEM 5245 - Introduction to Drug Design (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products [ENV] (4.0 cr)
or BBE 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products [ENV] (4.0 cr)
· CHEM 4214 - Polymers (3.0 cr)
or CHEN 4214 - Polymers (3.0 cr)
or MATS 4214 - Polymers (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4301 - Applied Surface and Colloid Science (3.0 cr)
or BBE 4301 - Applied Surface and Colloid Science (3.0 cr)
· Other Electives
This is not an exhaustive list of courses that may count toward this requirement. Other advanced technical electives may be approved by the department.
Take 0 or more credit(s) from the following:
· BBE 3002 - Introduction to Engineering Design (3.0 cr)
· BBE 3012 - Transport in Biological Processes I (4.0 cr)
· BBE 3013 - Engineering Principles of Molecular and Cellular Processes (3.0 cr)
· BBE 3023 - Ecological Engineering Principles (3.0 cr)
· BBE 3033 - Material and Energy Balances in Biological Systems (3.0 cr)
· BBE 3043 - Biological and Environmental Thermodynamics (3.0 cr)
· BBE 3101 - Introductory Statics and Structures for Construction Management (3.0 cr)
· BBE 3201 - Sustainability of Food Systems: A Life Cycle Perspective [GP] (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4013 - Transport in Biological Processes II (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4023W - Process Control and Instrumentation [WI] (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4302 - Biodegradation of Bioproducts (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4303 - Introduction to Bio-based Materials Science (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4305 - Pulp and Paper Technology (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4355 - Design of Wood Structures (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4401 - Bioproducts Separation and Purification Processes (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4404 - Biopolymers and Biocomposites Engineering (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4523 - Ecological Engineering Design (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4533 - Sustainable Waste Management Engineering (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4535 - Assessment and Diagnosis of Impaired Waters (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4608 - Environmental and Industrial Microbiology (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4713 - Biological Process Engineering (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4723 - Food Process Engineering (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4733 - Renewable Energy Technologies [TS] (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4743 - Nanobioengineering & Nanobiotechnology (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4744 - Engineering Principles for Biological Scientists (4.0 cr)
· BBE 4753 - Air Quality and Pollution Control Engineering (3.0 cr)
· BIOC 4331 - Biochemistry I: Structure, Catalysis, and Metabolism in Biological Systems (4.0 cr)
· BIOC 4332 - Biochemistry II: Molecular Mechanisms of Signal Transduction and Gene Expression (4.0 cr)
· BIOC 4351 - Protein Engineering (3.0 cr)
· BIOC 4521 - Introduction to Physical Biochemistry (3.0 cr)
· BIOC 5309 - Biocatalysis and Biodegradation (3.0 cr)
· BIOC 5352 - Biotechnology and Bioengineering for Biochemists (3.0 cr)
· BIOC 5361 - Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics (3.0 cr)
· BIOC 5527 - Introduction to Modern Structural Biology (4.0 cr)
· BIOC 5528 - Spectroscopy and Kinetics (4.0 cr)
· BIOL 3004 - Foundations of Biology for Biological Sciences Majors, Part II Laboratory (3.0 cr)
· BIOL 3025 - Molecular Biology and Society [TS] (3.0 cr)
· BIOL 3209 - Understanding the Evolution-Creationism Controversy [CIV] (3.0 cr)
· BIOL 3211 - Physiology of Humans and Other Animals (3.0 cr)
· BIOL 3272 - Applied Biostatistics (4.0 cr)
· BIOL 3905 - Beyond the Nobel Prize: Examining the Evolution of Swedish Innovation [GP] (3.0 cr)
· BIOL 4003 - Genetics (3.0 cr)
· BIOL 4004 - Cell Biology (3.0 cr)
· BIOL 5309 - Molecular Ecology And Ecological Genomics (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 3005 - Transport Phenomena: Momentum and Heat (4.0 cr)
· CHEN 3006 - Mass Transport and Separation Processes (4.0 cr)
· CHEN 3101 - Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (4.0 cr)
· CHEN 3102 - Reaction Kinetics and Reactor Engineering (4.0 cr)
· CHEN 3201 - Numerical methods in ChEn applications (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 3701 - Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 4501W - Chemical Engineering Design [WI] (4.0 cr)
· CHEN 4601 - Process Control (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 4701 - Applied Math (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 4704 - Advanced Undergraduate Physical Rate Processes I: Transport (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 4707 - Advanced Undergraduate Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetics (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 4708 - Advanced Undergraduate Chemical Rate Processes: Analysis of Chemical Reactors (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 5751 - Biochemical Engineering (3.0 cr)
· GCD 3022 - Genetics (3.0 cr)
· GCD 3033 - Principles of Cell Biology (3.0 cr)
· GCD 3485 - Bioinformatic Analysis: Introduction to the Computational Characterization of Genes and Proteins (3.0 cr)
· GCD 3486 - Personal Genome Analysis (4.0 cr)
· GCD 4025 - Cell Biology, Development & Regeneration Laboratory (3.0 cr)
· GCD 4034 - Molecular Genetics and Genomics (3.0 cr)
· GCD 4111 - Histology: Cell and Tissue Organization (4.0 cr)
· GCD 4134 - Endocrinology (3.0 cr)
· GCD 4143 - Human Genetics and Genomics (3.0 cr)
· GCD 4151 - Molecular Biology of Cancer (3.0 cr)
· GCD 4161 - Developmental Biology (3.0 cr)
· GCD 4171 - Stem Cells in Biology and Medicine (3.0 cr)
· GCD 5005 - Computer Programming for Biology (3.0 cr)
· GCD 5036 - Molecular Cell Biology (3.0 cr)
· MATH 3283W - Sequences, Series, and Foundations: Writing Intensive [WI] (4.0 cr)
· MATH 3584H - Honors Calculus IV: Advanced Placement (5.0 cr)
· MATH 3592H - Honors Mathematics I (5.0 cr)
· MATH 3593H - Honors Mathematics II (5.0 cr)
· MATH 4065 - Theory of Interest (4.0 cr)
· MATH 4067W - Actuarial Mathematics in Practice [WI] (3.0 cr)
· MATH 4151 - Elementary Set Theory (3.0 cr)
· MATH 4242 - Applied Linear Algebra (4.0 cr)
· MATH 4281 - Introduction to Modern Algebra (4.0 cr)
· MATH 4428 - Mathematical Modeling (4.0 cr)
· MATH 4512 - Differential Equations with Applications (3.0 cr)
· MATH 4567 - Applied Fourier Analysis (4.0 cr)
· MATH 4603 - Advanced Calculus I (4.0 cr)
· MATH 4604 - Advanced Calculus II (4.0 cr)
· MATH 4653 - Elementary Probability (4.0 cr)
· MATH 4707 - Introduction to Combinatorics and Graph Theory (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5067 - Actuarial Mathematics I (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5068 - Actuarial Mathematics II (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5075 - Mathematics of Options, Futures, and Derivative Securities I (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5076 - Mathematics of Options, Futures, and Derivative Securities II (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5248 - Cryptology and Number Theory (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5251 - Error-Correcting Codes, Finite Fields, Algebraic Curves (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5335 - Geometry I (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5345H - Honors: Introduction to Topology (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5378 - Differential Geometry (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5385 - Introduction to Computational Algebraic Geometry (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5445 - Mathematical Analysis of Biological Networks (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5447 - Theoretical Neuroscience (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5467 - Introduction to the Mathematics of Image and Data Analysis (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5485 - Introduction to Numerical Methods I (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5486 - Introduction To Numerical Methods II (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5525 - Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5535 - Dynamical Systems and Chaos (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5583 - Complex Analysis (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5587 - Elementary Partial Differential Equations I (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5588 - Elementary Partial Differential Equations II (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5652 - Introduction to Stochastic Processes (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5654 - Prediction and Filtering (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5705 - Enumerative Combinatorics (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5707 - Graph Theory and Non-enumerative Combinatorics (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5711 - Linear Programming and Combinatorial Optimization (4.0 cr)
· MATS 3001 - Thermodynamics of Materials (3.0 cr)
· MATS 3002 - Mass Transport and Kinetics (3.0 cr)
· MATS 3011 - Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering (3.0 cr)
· MATS 3012 - Metals and Alloys (3.0 cr)
· MATS 3013 - Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Materials (3.0 cr)
· MATS 3141 - Numerical Methods for Materials Science (3.0 cr)
· MATS 3801 - Structural Characterization Lab (4.0 cr)
· MATS 3851W - Materials Properties Lab [WI] (4.0 cr)
· MATS 4212 - Ceramics (3.0 cr)
· MATS 4221 - Materials Performance (4.0 cr)
· MATS 4301W - Materials Processing [WI] (4.0 cr)
· PHYS 3022 - Introduction to Cosmology (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 3041 - Mathematical Methods for Physicists (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 3605W - Modern Physics Laboratory [WI] (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 4001 - Analytical Mechanics (4.0 cr)
· PHYS 4002 - Electricity and Magnetism (4.0 cr)
· PHYS 4051 - Methods of Experimental Physics I (5.0 cr)
· PHYS 4052W - Methods of Experimental Physics II [WI] (5.0 cr)
· PHYS 4101 - Quantum Mechanics (4.0 cr)
· PHYS 4201 - Statistical and Thermal Physics (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 4211 - Introduction to Solid-State Physics (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 4303 - Electrodynamics and Waves (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 4511 - Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 4611 - Introduction to Space Physics (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 4621 - Introduction to Plasma Physics (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 4811 - Introduction to General Relativity (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 4911 - Introduction to Biopolymer Physics (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 5001 - Quantum Mechanics I (4.0 cr)
· PHYS 5002 - Quantum Mechanics II (4.0 cr)
· PHYS 5011 - Classical Physics I (4.0 cr)
· PHYS 5012 - Classical Physics II (4.0 cr)
· PHYS 5041 - Mathematical Methods for Physics (4.0 cr)
· PHYS 5071 - Physics for High School Teachers: Experimental Foundations and Historical Perspectives (3.0 cr)
· PHYS 5701 - Solid-State Physics for Engineers and Scientists (4.0 cr)
· PUBH 3004 - Basic Concepts in Personal and Community Health (4.0 cr)
· PUBH 3102 - Issues in Environmental and Occupational Health (3.0 cr)
· PUBH 3415 - Introduction to Clinical Trials - Online (3.0 cr)
· PUBH 3801 - Health Economics and Policy (3.0 cr)
· PUBH 4010 - Summer Institute in Biostatistics (4.0 cr)
· STAT 3011 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis [MATH] (4.0 cr)
· STAT 3021 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3.0 cr)
· STAT 3022 - Data Analysis (4.0 cr)
· STAT 3032 - Regression and Correlated Data (4.0 cr)
· STAT 3301 - Regression and Statistical Computing (4.0 cr)
· STAT 3701 - Introduction to Statistical Computing (4.0 cr)
· STAT 4051 - Applied Statistics I (4.0 cr)
· STAT 4052 - Introduction to Statistical Learning (4.0 cr)
· STAT 4101 - Theory of Statistics I (4.0 cr)
· STAT 4102 - Theory of Statistics II (4.0 cr)
· STAT 4893W - Consultation and Communication for Statisticians [WI] (3.0 cr)
· STAT 5021 - Statistical Analysis (4.0 cr)
· STAT 5102 - Theory of Statistics II (4.0 cr)
· STAT 5201 - Sampling Methodology in Finite Populations (3.0 cr)
· STAT 5302 - Applied Regression Analysis (4.0 cr)
· STAT 5303 - Designing Experiments (4.0 cr)
· STAT 5401 - Applied Multivariate Methods (3.0 cr)
· STAT 5421 - Analysis of Categorical Data (3.0 cr)
· STAT 5511 - Time Series Analysis (3.0 cr)
· STAT 5601 - Nonparametric Methods (3.0 cr)
· AST 4041 - Computational Methods in the Physical Sciences (4.0 cr)
or PHYS 4041 - Computational Methods in the Physical Sciences (4.0 cr)
· AST 5022 - Relativity, Cosmology, and the Universe (4.0 cr)
or PHYS 5022 - Relativity, Cosmology, and the Universe (4.0 cr)
· BIOC 3021 - Biochemistry (3.0 cr)
or BIOC 3022 - Biochemistry for Life Scientists (3.0 cr)
· BIOC 4125 - Laboratory in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (3.0 cr)
or BIOC 4185 - Laboratory in Molecular Genetics (3.0 cr)
· BIOC 5444 - Muscle (3.0 cr)
or PHSL 5444 - Muscle (3.0 cr)
· BIOL 4004 - Cell Biology (3.0 cr)
or GCD 4005W - Cell Biology-Writing Intensive [WI] (4.0 cr)
· BMEN 5311 - Advanced Biomedical Transport Processes (3.0 cr)
or CHEN 5753 - Advanced Biomedical Transport Processes (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 5531 - Electrochemical Engineering and Renewable Energy (3.0 cr)
or MATS 5531 - Electrochemical Engineering (3.0 cr)
· CHEN 5771 - Colloids and Dispersions (3.0 cr)
or MATS 5771 - Colloids and Dispersions (3.0 cr)
· EE 4623 - Introduction to Modern Optics (3.0 cr)
or PHYS 4623 - Introduction to Modern Optics (3.0 cr)
· HSCI 4121W - History of 20th-Century Physics [WI] (3.0 cr)
or PHYS 4121W - History of 20th-Century Physics [WI] (3.0 cr)
· MATH 4152 - Elementary Mathematical Logic (3.0 cr)
or MATH 5165 - Mathematical Logic I (4.0 cr)
· MATH 5651 - Basic Theory of Probability and Statistics (4.0 cr)
or STAT 5101 - Theory of Statistics I (4.0 cr)
Upper Division Writing Intensive within the major
Students are required to take one upper division writing intensive course within the major. If that requirement has not been satisfied within the core major requirements, students must choose one course from the following list. Some of these courses may also fulfill other major requirements.
Take 0 - 1 course(s) from the following:
· CHEM 4111W - Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis Lab [WI] (2.0 cr)
· CHEM 4311W - Advanced Organic Chemistry Lab [WI] (4.0 cr)
· CHEM 4511W - Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab [WI] (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4223W - Polymer Laboratory [WI] (2.0 cr)
· CHEM 4423W - Foundations of Chemical Biology Laboratory [WI] (2.0 cr)
· CHEM 4711W - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab [WI] (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4094W - Directed Research [WI] (1.0-5.0 cr)
 
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MATH 1272 - Calculus II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 1272/1282/1252/1372/1572
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Techniques of integration. Calculus involving transcendental functions, polar coordinates. Taylor polynomials, vectors/curves in space, cylindrical/spherical coordinates. prereq: [1271 or equiv] with grade of at least C-
MATH 1372 - CSE Calculus II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 1272/1282/1252/1372/1572
Typically offered: Every Spring
Techniques of integration. Calculus involving transcendental functions, polar coordinates, Taylor polynomials, vectors/curves in space, cylindrical/spherical coordinates. Use of calculators, cooperative learning. prereq: Grade of at least C- in [1371 or equiv], CSE or pre-Bioprod/Biosys Engr
MATH 1572H - Honors Calculus II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00068 - Math 1272/1282/1252/1372/1572
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Continuation of 1571. Infinite series, differential calculus of several variables, introduction to linear algebra. prereq: 1571H, honors student, permission of University Honors Program
MATH 2263 - Multivariable Calculus
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00069
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Derivative as linear map. Differential/integral calculus of functions of several variables, including change of coordinates using Jacobians. Line/surface integrals. Gauss, Green, Stokes Theorems. prereq: [1272 or 1372 or 1572] w/grade of at least C-
MATH 2374 - CSE Multivariable Calculus and Vector Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 2263/2373/2573H/3251
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Derivative as linear map. Differential/integral calculus of functions of several variables, including change of coordinates using Jacobians. Line/surface integrals. Gauss, Green, Stokes theorems. Use of computer technology. prereq: [1272 or 1282 or 1372 or 1572] w/grade of at least C-, CSE or pre-Bioprod/Biosys Engr
MATH 2573H - Honors Calculus III
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00069 - Math 2263/2374/3251
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Integral calculus of several variables. Vector analysis, including theorems of Gauss, Green, Stokes. prereq: Math 1572H or Math 2574H, honors student and permission of University Honors Program
PHYS 1221 - Introductory Physics for Life Science Majors I (PHYS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00078 - Phys 1201W/1301W/1401V/1501V
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
The class exposes the student to physical principles and concepts, demonstrates how these principles can be applied to quantitatively describe natural phenomena, and provides the student with an opportunity to perform hands-on experiments and measurements that model how physical knowledge is obtained. The living world exists in the physical universe, and a complete understanding of biological processes is impossible without a firm foundation in the basic physical principles to which all systems, living and inorganic, must adhere. The basic principles of classical mechanics, fluid mechanics, and oscillations and waves will be examined, with particular emphasis to their application in biological systems, using mathematical analysis at the level of basic calculus. prereq: High School or College Calculus
PHYS 1201W - Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine I (PHYS, WI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00078 - Phys 1101W/1201W/1301W/1401V/1
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamental principles of physics. Description of motion, forces, conservation principles, structure of matter. Applications to mechanical systems, including fluids, waves, heat. Lab. prereq: [High school or college calculus], trigonometry, algebra
PHYS 1301W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I (PHYS, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00078
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Use of fundamental principles to solve quantitative problems. Motion, forces, conservation principles, structure of matter. Applications to mechanical systems. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Math 1271 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Math 1371 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Math 1571
PHYS 1401V - Honors Physics I (PHYS, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00078
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Comprehensive, calculus-level general physics. Emphasizes use of fundamental principles to solve quantitative problems. Description of motion, forces, conservation principles. Structure of matter, with applications to mechanical systems.
PHYS 1222 - Introductory Physics for Life Science Majors II (PHYS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00079 - Phys 1202W/1302W/1402V/1502V
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
This is the second course in the introductory physics sequence for life science majors. The class exposes the student to physical principles and concepts, demonstrates how these principles can be applied to quantitatively describe natural phenomena, and provides the student with an opportunity to perform hands-on experiments and measurements that model how physical knowledge is obtained. The fundamental principles of thermal physics, electricity and magnetism, optics, and nuclear physics are considered. prereq: PHYS 1221 or equivalent
PHYS 1202W - Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine II (PHYS, WI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00079
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamental principles of physics. Motion, forces, conservation principles, structure of matter. Applications to electromagnetic phenomena, including optics, atomic structure. Lab. prereq: 1201W
PHYS 1302W - Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II (PHYS, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00079
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Use of fundamental principles to solve quantitative problems. Motion, forces, conservation principles, fields, structure of matter. Applications to electromagnetic phenomena. prereq: 1301W, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Math 1272 or Math 1372 or Math 1572
PHYS 1402V - Honors Physics II (PHYS, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00079
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Fundamental principles to solve quantitative problems. Description of motion, forces, conservation principles, fields. Structure of matter, with applications to electro-magnetic phenomena. prereq: 1401V, honors student or permission of University Honors Program
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I (PHYS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01884 - Chem 1061/Chem 1071H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Atomic theory, periodic properties of elements. Thermochemistry, reaction stoichiometry. Behavior of gases, liquids, and solids. Molecular/ionic structure/bonding. Organic chemistry and polymers. energy sources, environmental issues related to energy use. Prereq-Grade of at least C- in [1011 or 1015] or [passing placement exam, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1065]; intended for science or engineering majors; concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1065; registration for 1065 must precede registration for 1061
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory (PHYS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01878 - Chem 1065/Chem 1075H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Basic laboratory skills while investigating physical and chemical phenomena closely linked to lecture material. Experimental design, data collection and treatment, discussion of errors, and proper treatment of hazardous wastes. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1061
CHEM 1071H - Honors Chemistry I (PHYS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01884 - Chem 1061/Chem 1071H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Advanced introduction to atomic theory. Periodic properties of elements. Behavior of gases, liquids, and solids. Molecular/ionic structure, bonding. Aspects of organic chemistry, spectroscopy, and polymers. Mathematically demanding quantitative problems. Writing for scientific journals. prereq: Honors student, permission of University Honors Program, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1075H; registration for 1075H must precede registration for 1071H
CHEM 1075H - Honors Chemistry I Laboratory (PHYS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01878 - Chem 1065/Chem 1075H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Develop laboratory skills while investigating physical and chemical phenomena closely linked to lecture material. Experimental design, data collection and treatment, discussion of errors, and the proper treatment of hazardous wastes. Prereq-&1071H, honors student, permission of University Honors Program.
CHEM 1062 - Chemical Principles II (PHYS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01885 - Chem 1062/Chem 1072H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Chemical kinetics. Radioactive decay. Chemical equilibrium. Solutions. Acids/bases. Solubility. Second law of thermodynamics. Electrochemistry/corrosion. Descriptive chemistry of elements. Coordination chemistry. Biochemistry. prereq: Grade of at least C- in 1061 or equiv, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1066; registration for 1066 must precede registration for 1062
CHEM 1066 - Chemical Principles II Laboratory (PHYS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01879 - Chem 1066/Chem 1076H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Basic laboratory skills while investigating physical and chemical phenomena closely linked to lecture material. Experimental design, data collection and treatment, discussion of errors, and proper treatment of hazardous wastes. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1062
CHEM 1072H - Honors Chemistry II (PHYS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01885 - Chem 1062/Chem 1072H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Advanced introduction. Chemical kinetics/reaction mechanisms, chemical/physical equilibria, acids/bases, entropy/second law of thermodynamics, electrochemistry/corrosion; descriptive chemistry of elements; coordination chemistry; biochemistry. prereq: 1071H, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1076H, honors student, registration for 1076H must precede registration for 1072H
CHEM 1076H - Honors Chemistry II Laboratory (PHYS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01879 - Chem 1066/Chem 1076H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Develop laboratory skills as experiments become increasingly complex. Data collection/treatment, discussion of errors, proper treatment of hazardous wastes, experiment design. prereq: concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 1072H
CHEM 2301 - Organic Chemistry I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01929 - Chem 2301/Chem 2331H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Organic compounds, constitutions, configurations, conformations, reactions. Molecular structure. Chemical reactivity/properties. Spectroscopic characterization of organic molecules. prereq: C- or better in 1062/1066 or 1072H/1076H
CHEM 2331H - Honors Elementary Organic Chemistry I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01929
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Important classes of organic compounds, their constitutions, configurations, conformations, reactions. Relationships between molecular structure/chemical properties/reactivities. Spectroscopic methods/characterization of organic molecules. prereq: At least B+ in 1072H, UHP student
CHEM 2101 - Introductory Analytical Chemistry Lecture
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Primarily for chemistry majors. Methods/concepts of measurement by chemical/instrumental analysis, including titrimetry, quantitative spectrophotometric analysis, chromatographic separations, equilibrium/rate methods. prereq: 1062/1066 or equiv
CHEM 2111 - Introductory Analytical Chemistry Lab
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Lab for 2101. High precision methods, acidimetry and complexometry, single and multicomponent analysis by spectrophotometry, analysis of mixtures by ion exchange and gas chromatography, enzymatic and rate methods. prereq: 2101 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2101
CHEM 2302 - Organic Chemistry II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01741 - Chem 2302/Chem 2304
Prerequisites: Grade of at least C- in 2301
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Reactions, synthesis, and spectroscopic characterization of organic compounds, organic polymers, and biologically important classes of organic compounds such as lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, proteins, and nucleic acids. prereq: Grade of at least C- in 2301
CHEM 2332H - Honors Elementary Organic Chemistry II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01741 - Chem 2302/Chem 2304/Chem 2332H
Prerequisites: At least C- in 2331H, UHP student
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Continuation of 2331H. Reactions, synthesis, and spectroscopic characterization of organic compounds, organic polymers, and their role in biologically important classes of organic molecules such as lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, proteins, and nucleic acids. prereq: At least C- in 2331H, UHP student
CHEM 2311 - Organic Lab
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02108
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Laboratory techniques in synthesis, purification and characterization of organic compounds with an emphasis on green chemistry methodologies. prereq: Grade of at least C- in [2302] or [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2302
CHEM 2312H - Honors Organic Lab
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02108 - Chem 2311/Chem 2312H
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Honors organic chemistry lab. prereq: [2301 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2301], [Chem or ChemE or BioC] major, instr consent
CHEM 4501 - Introduction to Thermodynamics, Kinetics, and Statistical Mechanics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00117 - Chem 3501/4501
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Physical chemistry as it relates to macroscopic descriptions of chemical systems. Chemical thermodynamics, phase equilibria, chemical equilibria. Statistical mechanics. Phenomenological reaction kinetics. Kinetic theory of gases. Collision, statistical theories of reaction rates. prereq: [1062/1066 or 1071H/1075H], [MATH 2263 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MATH 2263 or MATH 2374 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MATH 2374], [PHYS 1302 or PHYS 1402V or PHYS 1502V]
CHEM 4502 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00119 - Chem 3502/4502
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Microscopic descriptions of chemical systems. Quantum theory. Applications to atomic/molecular structure. Molecular spectroscopy. Quantum statistical mechanics. Discussion of solutions to several differential equations. prereq: [1062/1066 or 1072H/1076H of 1082/1086], [MATH 2263 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MATH 2263 or MATH 2374 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MATH 2374 or MATH 2243 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MATH 2243 or MATH 2373 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in MATH 2373], [PHYS 1302 or PHYS 1402V or PHYS 1502V]
CHEM 4701 - Inorganic Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Periodic trends. Structure/bonding in compounds where s and p electrons are important. Descriptive chemistry of solids and transition metal compounds. Transition metal chemistry. Topics in main group and materials chemistry. prereq: [2311 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2311], [4501 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4501 or 4502 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4502]
CHEM 4111W - Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis Lab (WI)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Instrumental techniques, including spectroscopic methods, electrochemical methods, and analysis based on separation. Use of computers in data collection and reduction. prereq: 4101 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed)
CHEM 4311W - Advanced Organic Chemistry Lab (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Reactions, techniques, and instrumental methods in synthetic organic chemistry. prereq: 2311
CHEM 4511W - Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Experiments illustrating principles and methods of thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, and quantum mechanics. prereq: 4501, 4502, chemistry major
CHEM 4711W - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Lab experiments in inorganic/organometallic chemistry illustrating synthetic/spectroscopic techniques. prereq: 4701, chem major
CHEM 4223W - Polymer Laboratory (WI)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00393 - Chem 4223W/ChEn 4223/MatS4223W
Typically offered: Every Spring
Synthesis, characterization, and physical properties of polymers. Free radical, condensation, emulsion, anionic polymerization. Infrared spectroscopy/gel permeation chromatography. Viscoelasticity, rubber elasticity, crystallization. prereq: 4221 or 4214 or CHEN 4214 or MATS 4214 or instr consent
CHEM 4423W - Foundations of Chemical Biology Laboratory (WI)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Experimental techniques from all areas of chemistry applied to biological problems. Experiments to highlight techniques and concepts used in modern Chemical Biology research. Emphasis on connections between classroom/laboratory learning and experimental science, health, disease and medical research. prereq: [2302 or 2304], 2311, 2111
CHEM 2094 - Directed Research
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Learning experience in areas not covered by regular courses. Individually arranged with faculty member. prereq: instr consent
CHEM 4094W - Directed Research (WI)
Credits: 1.0 -5.0 [max 30.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Learning experience in areas not covered by regular courses. Individually arranged with faculty member. prereq: Any 3xxx or 4xxx chem course, instr consent
CHEM 4011 - Mechanisms of Chemical Reactions
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Reaction mechanisms, methods of study. Mechanistic concepts. Gas phase reactions. "Electron pushing" mechanisms in organic/enzymatic reactions. Kinetic schemes, other strategies. prereq: [2302, 4501] or equiv
CHEM 4021 - Computational Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theoretical methods for study of molecular structure, bonding, and reactivity. Ab initio/semi-empirical calculations. Theoretical determination of molecular electronic structure/spectra, relation to experimental techniques. Molecular mechanics. Structure determination for large systems. Molecular properties/reactivity. Computational tools. Critical assessment of methods/theoretical work in the literature. Lab. prereq: [4502 or equiv], instr consent
CHEM 4066 - Chemistry of Industry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Industrial and polymer chemistry technology. Relation of basic properties to industrial utility. Economics, social problems, industrial environment. prereq: Chem sr or grad student or instr consent
CHEM 4094W - Directed Research (WI)
Credits: 1.0 -5.0 [max 30.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Learning experience in areas not covered by regular courses. Individually arranged with faculty member. prereq: Any 3xxx or 4xxx chem course, instr consent
CHEM 4101 - Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Basic electronic, optical, computer technologies in design of chemical instrumentation. Advanced topics in spectroscopy (e.g., FT-NMR, FT-IR, atomic absorption/emission). Electrochemistry. Mass spectrometry. prereq: 2101, 2111
CHEM 4201 - Materials Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Chem 5201/8201
Typically offered: Every Fall
Crystal systems/unit cells, phase diagrams, defects/interfaces, optical/dielectric properties, electrical/thermal conductivity, X-ray diffraction, thin film analysis, electronic structure, polarons/phonons, solid state chemistry, liquid/molecular crystals, polymers, magnetic/optical materials, porous materials, ceramics, piezoelectric materials, biomedical materials, catalysts. prereq: [[4502 or equiv], 4701] or instr consent
CHEM 4221 - Introduction to Polymer Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00295 - ChEn 8221/MatS 8221/Chem 8221
Typically offered: Every Fall
Condensation, radical, ionic, emulsion, ring-opening, metal-catalyzed polymerizations. Chain conformation, solution thermodynamics, molecular weight characterization, physical properties. prereq: [2302, 4501] or instr consent
CHEM 4311W - Advanced Organic Chemistry Lab (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Reactions, techniques, and instrumental methods in synthetic organic chemistry. prereq: 2311
CHEM 4321 - Organic Synthesis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Fundamental concepts, reactions, reagents, structural/stereochemical issues, mechanistic skills for organic chemistry. prereq: [2302 or equiv], 4501, instr consent
CHEM 4322 - Advanced Organic Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Topics vary by instructor. Examples: natural products, heterocycles, asymmetric synthesis, organometallic chemistry, polymer chemistry. prereq: [2302 or equiv], 4501, instr consent
CHEM 4352 - Physical Organic Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Fundamental concepts and mechanistic tools for analysis of organic reaction mechanisms. Solvation, reactive intermediates, gas phase chemistry. Photochemistry/strained-ring chemistry. prereq: 4501, [4011 or 8011]
CHEM 4361 - Interpretation of Organic Spectra
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Application of nuclear magnetic resonance, mass, ultraviolet, and infrared spectral analyses to organic structural problems. prereq: [2302 or equiv], 4501, instr consent
CHEM 4411 - Introduction to Chemical Biology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Chemistry of amino acids, peptides, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids. Structure, nomenclature, synthesis, reactivity. Techniques to characterize biomolecules. prereq: [2302 or 2081 equiv]
CHEM 4412 - Chemical Biology of Enzymes
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Enzyme classification with examples from current literature. Strategies to decipher enzyme mechanisms. Chemical approaches to control enzyme catalysis. prereq: [2302 or equiv], 4501
CHEM 4511W - Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Experiments illustrating principles and methods of thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, and quantum mechanics. prereq: 4501, 4502, chemistry major
CHEM 4601 - Green Chemistry (ENV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Survey key aspects of green chemistry in modern research and development both in academia and industry, as well as relevant implications for the environment, technology, and public policy. prereq: [2302 or 2081 or equiv]
CHEM 4711W - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Lab experiments in inorganic/organometallic chemistry illustrating synthetic/spectroscopic techniques. prereq: 4701, chem major
CHEM 4715 - Physical Inorganic Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Physical methods (e.g., IR, UV-VIS, ESR, Mossbauer and mass spectroscopy, magnetic measurements, X-ray diffraction) and concepts applied to inorganic and organometallic systems. prereq: 4701 or equiv, chem major or instr consent
CHEM 4725 - Organometallic Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Synthesis, reactions, structures, and other properties of main group and transition metal organometallic compounds; electronic and structural theory, emphasizing their use as stoichiometric and homogeneous catalytic reagents in organic and inorganic systems. prereq: 4701 or equiv, chem major or instr consent
CHEM 4735 - Bioinorganic Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Role of metal ions in biology. Emphasizes structure, function, and spectroscopy of metalloproteins and their synthetic analogs. prereq: 4701 or equiv, chem grad or instr consent
CHEM 4745 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Topics in main group and transition metal chemistry. Emphasizes synthesis, structure, physical properties, and chemical reactivity. prereq: 4701, chem major, instr consent
CHEM 5210 - Materials Characterization
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Modern tools/techniques for both bulk- and thin-film characterization. Topics may include ion-solid interactions, Rutherford back scattering, secondary ion mass spectrometry, solid-state NMR, x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, small-angle x-ray/neutron scattering, transmission/scanning electron/probe microscopy, near-field scanning optical microscopy, porosimetry, adsorption techniques, and ellipsometry. prereq: grad student or instr consent
CHEM 5245 - Introduction to Drug Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Chem 5245/Phar 6245/MedC 5245
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Concepts that govern design/discovery of drugs. Physical, bioorganic, medicinal chemical principles applied to explain rational design and mechanism of action drugs. prereq: 2302 or equiv
CHEM 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products (ENV)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00806
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Chemical principles underlying structure, properties, processing, performance of plant materials. prereq: 2301, [jr or sr or instr consent]
BBE 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products (ENV)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00806
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Chemistry of biomass and its sustainable utilization for biofuels and bioproducts, including bio-based materials. Chemicals/energy and their environmental implications within the context of chemical principles and associated reactions underlying the structure, properties, processing, and performance of plant materials. prereq: CHEM 2301 or instr consent
CHEM 4214 - Polymers
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01578
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Structure/morphology of crystalline/amorphous states. Crystallization kinetics. Vitrification, glass transition. Mechanical properties, failure, permeability, optical/electrical properties, polymer composites, effect of processing. prereq: [MATS 3011, [CHEN 3101 or CHEN 4101 or MATS 4001], [upper div MatS or ChEn or CHEM]] or instr consent
CHEN 4214 - Polymers
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01578 - Chem 4214/ChEn 4214/MatS 4214
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Polymer structure-property relations: structure/morphology of crystalline/amorphous states. Crystallization kinetics. Vitrification and the glass transition. Mechanical properties, failure, permeability, optical/electrical properties, polymer composites, effect of processing on properties. prereq: [[MATS 3011, [3101 or MATS 3001], [upper div MatS or ChEn]]] or instr consent
MATS 4214 - Polymers
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01578 - Chem 4214/ChEn 4214/MatS 4214
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Polymer structure-property relations: structure/morphology of crystalline/amorphous state. Crystallization kinetics. Vitrification and glass transition. Mechanical properties, failure, permeability, optical/electrical properties, polymer composites, effect of processing on properties. prereq: [3011, [3001 or CHEN 3101], [upper div MatS or ChEn]] or instr consent
CHEM 4301 - Applied Surface and Colloid Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00807
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to surface/colloid science concepts. Surface tension, wetting, adsorption, capillarity. Formation/stability of sols, emulsions, and foams. Water solubility. Partition coefficients of organic species. Properties of both surfactants and water soluble polymers. Focuses on interdisciplinary applications. prereq: 3043 or BMEN 2101 or CHEN 3101 or CHEM 4501 or instr consent
BBE 4301 - Applied Surface and Colloid Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00807
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to surface/colloid science concepts. Surface tension, wetting, adsorption, capillarity. Formation/stability of sols, emulsions, and foams. Water solubility. Partition coefficients of organic species. Properties of both surfactants and water soluble polymers. Focuses on interdisciplinary applications. prereq: 3043 or BMEN 2101 or CHEN 3101 or CHEM 4501 or instr consent
BBE 3002 - Introduction to Engineering Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Identify, formulate, develop/complete open-ended designs in bioproducts & biosystems engineering at the conceptual level; engineering economics principles, safety/health considerations, and ethics for design project. Written, graphical, and oral presentations. prereq: [MATH 1271 or MATH 1371, CHEM 1021, BBE lower div (soph) or upper div (jr), freshman writing req] or instr consent
BBE 3012 - Transport in Biological Processes I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to fluid mechanics. Fluid statics/kinematics. Differential/finite control volume analysis with continuity, momentum, energy equations. Bernoulli/Euler Equation. Dimensional analysis. Potential flow. Non-Newtonian Fluids. Applications to biological fluids/biological systems. prereq: BBE 1001 or concurrent registration and BBE 2001 and BBE 3033 and Math 2243 or Math 2373 or Math 2574H and Math 2263 or Math 2374 or Math 2573H and Phys 1302W or Phys 1402V
BBE 3013 - Engineering Principles of Molecular and Cellular Processes
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Applied engineering principles in biological processes. Classification of microbes of industrial importance. Parameters for cellular control. Modeling of cell growth/metabolism, enzymatic catalysis, bioreactor design, product recovery operations design. Case studies. prereq: BBE 1001 or concurrent reg and BIOL 1009 and CHEM 1062 or equiv and CHEM 1066 or equiv and MATH 1372 or equiv and BIOC 2011 or CHEM 2301, or instructor consent
BBE 3023 - Ecological Engineering Principles
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Physical, thermal, texture, strength, moisture properties of soil. Saturated/unsaturated moisture movement. Quantitative descriptions of mass/energy flux/storage in ecosystems. Distribution of vegetation in landscapes. Engineering/management impacts on soil-water-plant systems. prereq: BIOL 1009, [3012 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3012] or instr consent
BBE 3033 - Material and Energy Balances in Biological Systems
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: [CHEM 1062 or equiv], [CHEM 1066, or equiv], [MATH 1372 or equiv], [PHYS 1302W or equiv]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Basic principles of materials and energy balances, their applications in biological systems. prereq: [CHEM 1062 or equiv], [CHEM 1066, or equiv], [MATH 1372 or equiv], [PHYS 1302W or equiv]
BBE 3043 - Biological and Environmental Thermodynamics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: BIOL 1009, [CHEM 1061 or equiv], [CHEM 1065, or equiv], [MATH 1372 or equiv], [PHYS 1302 or equiv]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Laws of thermodynamics for energy, environmental and biological sciences. First/second laws of thermodynamics in representing phase change, biochemical reactions, metabolic cycles, and photosynthesis. prereq: BIOL 1009, [CHEM 1061 or equiv], [CHEM 1065, or equiv], [MATH 1372 or equiv], [PHYS 1302 or equiv]
BBE 3101 - Introductory Statics and Structures for Construction Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Statics, engineering wood design principles, mechanical properties of wood. Design techniques for individual components. Trusses, beams, columns. Using conventional lumber products, engineered wood products, and steel. Simple structures explored through examples, assignments. prereq: Working knowledge of [trigonometry, geometry, algebra]
BBE 3201 - Sustainability of Food Systems: A Life Cycle Perspective (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Consequences of global food system. Diversity in food systems. Current topics in food sustainability.
BBE 4013 - Transport in Biological Processes II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Application of thermodynamics, fluid flow, and heat/mass transfer to design problems. Biological processes/materials at cell, organism, and system level. Agricultural, environmental, food, and bioprocess applications. Solution of equations involving computer programming assignments. prereq: 3012, 3033, 3043, [upper div CSE or instr consent]
BBE 4023W - Process Control and Instrumentation (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01321
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Measurement of motion, force, pressure, flow, temperature, size, shape, color, texture, rheology, moisture, water mobility, fat, and pH. Linking physical and biological control systems. prereq: Upper div CSE or grad student
BBE 4302 - Biodegradation of Bioproducts
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00808
Typically offered: Every Spring
Organisms of importance to bio-based products. Deterioration, control, bioprocesses for benefit. prereq: 1002 or instr consent
BBE 4303 - Introduction to Bio-based Materials Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01307
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Principles of materials science, their application to bio-based materials. prereq: 2001 or instr consent
BBE 4305 - Pulp and Paper Technology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01074
Typically offered: Every Spring
Pulping processes, fiber refining/processing, paper manufacturing, fiber/paper properties, recycling. Water requirements, effluent treatment. Chemical/mechanical pulping, pulp preparation, secondary fiber, de-inking, wet end additives. Lab problems/exercises, lectures. Online course. prereq: Junior or senior or instr consent
BBE 4355 - Design of Wood Structures
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02844
Typically offered: Every Spring
Design of wood structures using Allowable Stress Design. Wood properties/characteristics important to structural design. Heavy/light frame wood construction. prereq: 2001 or CE student or instr consent
BBE 4401 - Bioproducts Separation and Purification Processes
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01308
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Unit operations of bioproducts engineering/manufacture; separations and purification processes. prereqs: BBE 2003 and BBE 4013 and BBE 3002 or concurrent registration in BBE 3002, [jr or sr or instr consent]
BBE 4404 - Biopolymers and Biocomposites Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00825
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Structure/properties of biopolymers. Engineering of composites from these biopolymers or plant-based materials. prereq: [BBE/CSE upper division] or instr consent
BBE 4523 - Ecological Engineering Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01673 - BBE 4523/BBE 5523
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Application of ecological engineering to design of remediation systems. Artificial ecosystems, ecosystem/wetland restoration, constructed wetlands. Biological engineering for slope stability. Waste treatment. Restoring ecological service of watersheds. prereq: [CHEM 1022 or [CHEM 1062, CHEM 1066], 3012, upper div CSE] or instr consent
BBE 4533 - Sustainable Waste Management Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Sources/characteristics of agricultural wastes. Livestock, food processing, domestic wastes. Physical, biological, chemical, rheological, microbiological properties. Effects on environment. Collection, storage, treatment (aerobic/anaerobic), use/disposal. Land application. prereq: 3023, upper div CSE
BBE 4535 - Assessment and Diagnosis of Impaired Waters
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01756
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Assessing impaired waters and developing TMDL for conventional pollutants. Preparing/communicating legal, social, and policy aspects. TMDL analysis of real-world impaired waters problem. Field trip to impaired waters site. prereq: BBE 3012 and Upper division in CSE or CFANS or CBS student or instr consent
BBE 4608 - Environmental and Industrial Microbiology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02334 - BBE 4608/BBE 5608
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Use of organisms in remediation of waste and pollution problems related to bio-based product industries. Types, characteristics, identification of useful microorganisms. Applications of microbes to benefit industrial processes of wood and fiber. prereq: [BIOL 1001 or BIOL 1009], CHEM 1011
BBE 4713 - Biological Process Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01674 - BBE 4713/BBE 5713/ChEn 5751
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Material/energy balances. Homogeneous reactions of bioprocess engineering/biological systems. Fermentation engineering, reactor design. Filtration, centrifugation, separation, absorption, extraction, chromatography. Biorefining. Conversion of biomass. prereq: [3033, [4013 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4013], upper div CSE] or instr consent
BBE 4723 - Food Process Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01675 - BBE 4723/BBE 5723
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Material/energy balance, fluid dynamics, heat/mass transfer in refrigeration, freezing, psychometrics, dehydration, evaporation, non-thermal processing, and separation. Development control for production of food products. prereq: [[4013 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4013], upper div CSE] or instr consent
BBE 4733 - Renewable Energy Technologies (TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01676 - BBE 4733/BBE 5733/ChEn 5551
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Energy security. Environmental, economic, societal impacts. Current/emerging technologies for production/use, characteristics of renewable energy, key methods for efficient production. Current/probable future. Impact on sustainable development. prereq: Junior or senior
BBE 4743 - Nanobioengineering & Nanobiotechnology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02407
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course will educate on the interdisciplinary areas of bionanotechnology/nanobiotechnology and nanobioengineering, including engineering principles and inherent technological applications. Prereq: Upper division in CSE or juniors and seniors in physical sciences, biological sciences and engineering (including CBS and CFANS) or equivalent or instructor consent.
BBE 4744 - Engineering Principles for Biological Scientists
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00793 - BBE 4744/FScN 4331
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Material/energy balances applied to processing systems. Principles of fluid flow, thermodynamics, heat, mass transfer applied to food and bioprocess unit operations such as pumping, heat exchange, refrigeration/freezing, drying, evaporation, and separation. prereq: [Math 1142 or Math 1271], Phys 1101; intended for non engineering students
BBE 4753 - Air Quality and Pollution Control Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02499
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Air quality and pollution control engineering systems. Air pollutant sources, emissions transformations, dispersion, fate and impacts. Introduction to air quality and pollution laws, regulations and permits. Control technologies including energy conservation, cyclones, electrostatic precipitators, fabric filters, absorbers, adsorbers, incinerators and biofilters. prereqs: BBE 3012, 3043, upper division CSE, graduate student or instructor consent. Credit will not be granted if credit has been received for CEGE 5561
BIOC 4331 - Biochemistry I: Structure, Catalysis, and Metabolism in Biological Systems
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00467 - BioC 3021/BioC 3022/BioC 4331/
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Advanced survey of structure/catalysis, metabolism/bioenergetics. prereq: (BIOL 1009 or 2003 or equiv) AND (Chem 2302 or CHEM 2081/2085 or equiv)
BIOC 4332 - Biochemistry II: Molecular Mechanisms of Signal Transduction and Gene Expression
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Advanced survey of molecular biology. Mechanisms of gene action/biological regulation. prereq: BioC 4331 or Bioc 3201 or BioC 3022
BIOC 4351 - Protein Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Key properties of enzymes/molecular basis, computer modeling strategies, mutagenesis strategies to create protein variants, expression/screening of protein variants. Evaluate research papers, identify unsolved practical/theoretical problems, plan protein engineering experiment. prereq: 4331 or instr consent
BIOC 4521 - Introduction to Physical Biochemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Physical chemical principles, their applications in biochemistry. Thermodynamics, kinetics, spectroscopy, solution dynamics as applied to biochemical reactions/ biopolymers. prereq: 4331 recommended, (Chem 1062/1066 or CHEM 1082/1086) AND (Physics 1202 or 1302)
BIOC 5309 - Biocatalysis and Biodegradation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00959 - Bioc 5309/MicE 5309
Typically offered: Every Spring
Fundamentals of microbial enzymes/metabolism as pertaining to biodegradation of environmental pollutants/biosynthesis for making commodity chemicals. Practical examples. Guest speakers from industry.
BIOC 5352 - Biotechnology and Bioengineering for Biochemists
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: BioC/MicB 5352
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Protein biotechnology. Microorganisms used as hosts for protein expression, protein expression, and engineering methods. Production of enzymes of industrial interest. Applications of protein biotechnology in bioelectronics. Formulation of therapeutic biopharmaceuticals. prereq: [[3021 or 4331 or BIOL 3021 or or MICB 4111], [BIOL 3301 or MICB 3301]] or instr consent
BIOC 5361 - Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to genomics. Emphasizes microbial genomics. Sequencing methods, sequence analysis, genomics databases, genome mapping, prokaryotic horizontal gene transfer, genomics in biotechnology, intellectual property issues. Hands-on introduction to UNIX shell scripting, genomic data analysis using R and Excel in a computer lab setting. prereq: College-level courses in [organic chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology]
BIOC 5527 - Introduction to Modern Structural Biology
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Methods employed in modern structural biology to elucidate macromolecular structures. Primary focus on X-ray diffraction, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Principles underlying structural biology and structure/function relationships. prereq: [intro biochemistry, intro physics] or physical chemistry or instr consent
BIOC 5528 - Spectroscopy and Kinetics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Biochemical dynamics from perspectives of kinetics and spectroscopy. Influence of structure, molecular interactions, and chemical transformations on biochemical reactions. Focuses on computational, spectroscopic, and physical methods. Steady-state and transient kinetics. Optical and magnetic resonance spectroscopies. prereq: Intro physical chemistry or equiv; intro biochemistry recommended
BIOL 3004 - Foundations of Biology for Biological Sciences Majors, Part II Laboratory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01526
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course follows BIOL 1961 and is required for all CBS majors. Students design and perform research projects that will require an additional 4-to-6 hours per week of work outside of class; times to be arranged. Each section is devoted to a single research area; check the section details to see which sections correspond to each research area. Research projects in zebrafish environmental toxicology and zebrafish microbiome sections will require in-person work in the BIOL 3004 laboratory. Only students with previous command line coding experience should enroll for a computational microbiology section. All projects involve applying quantitative skills, scientific method, and modern biological tools to real-world questions. Prerequisite is Foundations of Biology Lab I: BIOL 1961, 1961H, 2002, or 2002H AND CHEM 1021, 1061, or 1081 Credit will not be granted if credit has been received for:BIOL 3004H.
BIOL 3025 - Molecular Biology and Society (TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02820
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
An in-depth analysis of molecular biology topics and methods related to the Central Dogma of modern biology. Successful completion of this course is required as the prerequisite for most upper-level CBS courses.
BIOL 3209 - Understanding the Evolution-Creationism Controversy (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Aspects of evolution-creationism controversy, including its history, legacy, relevance, and key people. Court decisions, public opinion, and related issues (e.g., racism, politics). prereq: BIOL 1001, 1009, 1951 or 2002, or equiv
BIOL 3211 - Physiology of Humans and Other Animals
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00469
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study of the various solutions to common physiological problems faced by humans, other vertebrates, and invertebrates. Core concepts in physiology including flow down gradients, homeostatsis, cell-cell communication, interdependence of body systems, cell membrane dynamics, and mathematical modeling of physiological processes. Active learning format. prereq: [1009 or 2003], [CHEM 1062/1066 or 1082/1086], [2005 is recommended]
BIOL 3272 - Applied Biostatistics
Credits: 4.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01933
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Conceptual basis of statistical analysis. Statistical analysis of biological data. Data visualization, descriptive statistics, significance tests, experimental design, linear model, simple/multiple regression, general linear model. Lectures, computer lab. prereq: High school algebra; BIOL 2003 recommended
BIOL 3905 - Beyond the Nobel Prize: Examining the Evolution of Swedish Innovation (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course is open to undergraduates from all disciplines and will appeal to students with a broad interest creativity and innovation.Students will examine innovation across a variety of disciplines and consider how solutions to problems facing society require creativity, collaboration, and new ways of thinking. In particular, we will explore personal creativity, as well as how environments can foster innovation, particularly in the Swedish context by traveling to Stockholm over spring break. We examine the reasons behind Sweden?s ranking (#2 in 2017) on the Global Innovation Index, as well as the Nobel Prize, international awards bestowed by Swedish institutions that recognize significant academic, cultural and scientific advances. In addition, as a learning abroad seminar, students will learn about their own level of and strategies to increase their intercultural competence, and engage in a practical experience of navigating another culture in an intentional and reflective way.
BIOL 4003 - Genetics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00052
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Genetic information, its transmission from parents to offspring, its expression in cells/organisms, and its course in populations. prereq: Biol 3020 or Biol 3025 or Biol 3015 or BioC 3021 or BioC 4331 or grad MSB
BIOL 4004 - Cell Biology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01965
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Processes fundamental to cells. Emphasizes eukaryotic cells. Assembly/function of membranes/organelles. Cell division, cell form/movement, intercellular communication, transport, secretion pathways. Cancer cells, differentiated cells. prereq: Biol 4003 or Biol 3020 or Biol 3025 or Biol 3015 or grad
BIOL 5309 - Molecular Ecology And Ecological Genomics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01987
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Application of molecular tools (PCR, sequencing, AFLP, SNPs, QTL) and analyses of molecular data for understanding ecological/evolutionary processes. Strengths/weaknesses of techniques/analyses. Questions molecular tools are used to answer. prereq: BIOL 3407 or BIOL 3409 or BIOL 4003
CHEN 3005 - Transport Phenomena: Momentum and Heat
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Fluid statics/dynamics. Applications to chemical engineering systems, conduction, diffusion. Principles/applications of heat transfer in chemical engineering systems. prereq: [2001 or [transfer student, dept consent]], [Math 2373 or equiv.], upper div ChEn major, C- or better in all pre-reqs
CHEN 3006 - Mass Transport and Separation Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduction to principles of mass transfer. Mass transfer operations used in separation processes, unit operations. prereq: [2001 or 4001], [3005 or 4005], [3101 or 4101], [upper div ChEn major or dept consent], C- or better in all pre-reqs
CHEN 3101 - Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Applications of thermodynamics/chemical equilibrium to problems in chemical engineering. prereq: 2001, CHEM 4501, [Math 2373 or equiv.],[upper div ChEn major or dept consent], C- or better in all pre-reqs
CHEN 3102 - Reaction Kinetics and Reactor Engineering
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Chemical equilibrium/chemical kinetics applied to chemical engineering systems. Behavior/design of chemical reactors, interaction between chemical/physical rate processes. Mathematical modeling, design of reactors. prereq: [2001 or 4001], [3101 or 4101], [upper div ChEn major or dept consent], C- or better in all pre-reqs
CHEN 3201 - Numerical methods in ChEn applications
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Numerical methods/applications in heat/mass transfer, advanced chemical engineering applications. prereq: [2001 or 4001], [3005 or 4005], [3006 or 4006 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3006 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4006], [upper div ChEn major or dept consent], C- or better in all pre-reqs
CHEN 3701 - Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Fundamentals of biological systems, from biomolecules to interplays of biomolecules that give rise to processes of life. Students apply chemical engineering principles to analysis of living systems. prereq: 2001, [[Chem 2302 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Chem 2302] or equiv.], [Math 2373 or equiv.]; high school biology recommended; C- or better in all pre-reqs
CHEN 4501W - Chemical Engineering Design (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Engineering economics of process evaluation, including time/bases for cost estimation. Engineering design through group projects. Case studies. prereq: CHEN 3401W, ChEn 3102, ChEn 3006 (or &3006)
CHEN 4601 - Process Control
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Analysis of dynamic behavior/design of linear control systems for chemical processes. Dynamic response/stability of linear ODE systems, tuning of PID controllers, synthesis of feedback, feedforward/feedback controller. prereq: [3102 or 4102], [upper div ChEn major or dept consent], C- or better in all pre-reqs
CHEN 4701 - Applied Math
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00487 - ChEn 4701/ChEn 8201
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Integrated approach to solving linear mathematical problems (linear algebraic equations, linear ordinary/partial differential equations) using theoretical/numerical analysis based on linear operator theory. Undergraduate version of 8201. prereq: [3102 or 4102], ChEn major upper div
CHEN 4704 - Advanced Undergraduate Physical Rate Processes I: Transport
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Mass transfer, dilute/concentrated diffusion, Brownian motion. Diffusion coefficients in polymers, of electrolytes, at critical points. Multicomponent diffusion. Correlations/predictions. Mass transfer, chemical reaction. prereq: [3005 or 4005], ChEn major upper div
CHEN 4707 - Advanced Undergraduate Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to statistical mechanical description of equilibrium/non-equilibrium properties of matter. Emphasizes fluids, classical statistical mechanics. prereq: ChEn 3005 or 4005, 3101 or 4101, CHEM 3501, CHEM 3502, ChEn major upper div
CHEN 4708 - Advanced Undergraduate Chemical Rate Processes: Analysis of Chemical Reactors
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Design of reactors for heat management, with catalytic processes. Analysis of steady state, transient behavior. Polymerization, combustion, solids processing, environmental modeling. Design of multiphase reactors. prereq: [3102 or 4102], ChEn major upper div
CHEN 5751 - Biochemical Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Chemical engineering principles applied to analysis/design of complex cellular/enzyme processes. Quantitative framework for design of cells for production of proteins, synthesis of antibodies with mammalian cells, or degradation of toxic compounds in contaminated soil. prereq: [3005 or 4005], [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3006 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4006], [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3102 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4102]
GCD 3022 - Genetics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00052
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Mechanisms of heredity, implications for biological populations. Applications to practical problems. prereq: Introductory biology course such as Biol 1009
GCD 3033 - Principles of Cell Biology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Components and activities common to eukaryotic cells. Chromosomes, membranes, organelles and the cytoskeleton, and processes including cellular communication, replication, motility, transport and gene expression. Relevance to human health and medicine. Appropriate for non-CBS majors. prereq: BIOL 1009 or equiv
GCD 3485 - Bioinformatic Analysis: Introduction to the Computational Characterization of Genes and Proteins
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Use of computer applications in manipulation/analysis of DNA, RNA, and protein sequences. prereq: One semester of college biology
GCD 3486 - Personal Genome Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
In this course, students will analyze their personal genome data. They will gain experience using computer applications and online databases of human genetic information. They will learn about their ancestry, their regional origins, and their risks of genetically linked disease. They will learn how to put human genome results into context and how to explain human genomics in non-technical language. Prerequisite is an introductory biology course and Biol 3020 is recommended.
GCD 4025 - Cell Biology, Development & Regeneration Laboratory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course is designed for juniors and seniors to learn experimental approaches and techniques to study cellular processes and stem cell biology during animal development and tissue regeneration. Students will be exposed to the advantages of different model systems that include cultured cells, chick, C. elegans and zebrafish. Students will learn to manipulate the cytoskeleton, perform cell differentiation, RNAi and regeneration assays, and to image both fixed tissue and live animal samples with conventional light microscopes as well as cutting edge technology, including super-resolution and multi-photon microscopes. prereq: Biol 4004 or instr consent
GCD 4034 - Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Molecular genetics and genomics of eukaryotes. Course emphasizes mechanisms of gene regulation and how these are studied. Current strategies used to study the activity and function of genes and genomes, including the role of chromatin, will be covered. Techniques will include gene knockouts/knockdown, genome engineering, genome-wide analysis of RNA and protein expression and function, as well as genome-wide protein binding and chromatin interaction mapping. Technologies covered will include next-generations and third-generation sequencing and CRISPR-based strategies for gene modification and precision gene regulation. Students will analyze and present recent primary papers in molecular genetic and genomics.
GCD 4111 - Histology: Cell and Tissue Organization
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Structure/function of vertebrate tissues/organs. Electron microscopy, light microscopy, physiology, cell biology of higher animals. Light microscopy of mammalian tissues. prereq: 3033 or Biol 4004 or instr consent
GCD 4134 - Endocrinology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Survey of structure and function of invertebrate and vertebrate endocrine systems. prereq: BIOL 3211 or BIOC 3021 or BIOC 3022 or BIOC 4331 or instr consent
GCD 4143 - Human Genetics and Genomics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Human Genetics ? the science of how our genomes function, vary, and shape our unique, individual characteristics ? is a rapidly expanding field with major implications for medical and fundamental research, clinical practice, and many other areas. In this course, students will learn about the principles of human genetics & genomics at the levels of molecules, cells, individuals, and populations. Topics include patterns of inheritance; the molecular causes and biochemical basis of genetic disorders; disease gene identification; the origin and distribution of human genetic variation; genetic influences on common, complex diseases; epigenetics and regulation of gene expression; genomic technologies for understanding human genomes; cancer genetics; behavioral genetics; human ancestry and evolution; applications such as genetic screening, genetic counseling, and gene therapy; and ethical questions raised by emerging abilities to edit the human genome, modify the human germline, and many more. prereq: 3022 or Biol 4003 or instr consent
GCD 4151 - Molecular Biology of Cancer
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Regulatory pathways involved in directing normal development of complex eukaryotic organisms, how disruptions of these pathways can lead to abnormal cell growth/cancer. Causes, detection, treatment, prevention of cancer. prereq: Biol 4003
GCD 4161 - Developmental Biology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Mechanisms that govern development from gametogenesis through fertilization. Embryogenesis/postembryonic development. Mechanisms of morphogenesis/differentiation. Classical/molecular approaches in various model organisms. Genetic models such as bacteriophage, yeast, Drosophila, C. elegans, Arabidopsis, zebrafish, and the mouse. prereq: Biol 4003; concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in BIOL 4004 irecommended
GCD 4171 - Stem Cells in Biology and Medicine
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01725
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Contemporary stem cell biology with emphasis on mechanisms/applications. Embryonic, tissue-specific, and induced pluripotent stem cells and potential uses in human disease. recommended prerequisites BIOL 4003 Genetics; recommended prerequisite or corequisite BIOL 4004 Cell Biology This course can be used as an elective for certain CBS majors, such as the GCD major. Check the Program Requirements for your major to determine if it can be used as an elective.
GCD 5005 - Computer Programming for Biology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Computer programming skills with applications in biology. Design/build new computer programs for applications in cell/developmental biology, including modeling of biological processes, advanced data analysis, automated image analysis. prereq: BIOL 4003 or GCD 3033, general statistics course
GCD 5036 - Molecular Cell Biology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Analysis of dynamic cellular activities at the molecular level in cell biological fields that are experiencing new research advances not yet reflected in textbooks. Significant emphasis is placed on understanding the experimental basis of our current knowledge of cellular processes through analysis of scientific papers. Project and presentation-based assessments of learning outcomes. prereq: Biol 4004 or instr consent; [sr or grad student] recommended
MATH 3283W - Sequences, Series, and Foundations: Writing Intensive (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 2283/3283W
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to reasoning used in advanced mathematics courses. Logic, mathematical induction, real number system, general/monotone/recursively defined sequences, convergence of infinite series/sequences, Taylor's series, power series with applications to differential equations, Newton's method. Writing-intensive component. prereq: [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2243 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2263 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2373 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2374] w/grade of at least C-
MATH 3584H - Honors Calculus IV: Advanced Placement
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Advanced linear algebra, differential equations. Introduction to complex analysis. prereq: [2583 or equiv], IT Honors office approval
MATH 3592H - Honors Mathematics I
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
First semester of three-semester sequence. Focuses on multivariable calculus at deeper level than regular calculus offerings. Rigorous introduction to sequences/series. Theoretical treatment of multivariable calculus. Strong introduction to linear algebra. prereq: dept consent; for students with mathematical talent
MATH 3593H - Honors Mathematics II
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Second semester of three-semester sequence. Focuses on multivariable calculus at deeper level than regular calculus offerings. Rigorous introduction to sequences/series. Theoretical treatment of multivariable calculus. Strong introduction to linear algebra. prereq: 3592H or instr consent
MATH 4065 - Theory of Interest
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Time value of money, compound interest and general annuities, loans, bonds, general cash flows, basic financial derivatives and their valuation. Primarily for students who are interested in actuarial mathematics. prereq: 1272 or 1372 or 1572
MATH 4067W - Actuarial Mathematics in Practice (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Real world actuarial problems that require integration of mathematical skills with knowledge from other disciplines such as economics, statistics, and finance. Communication and interpersonal skills are enhanced by teamwork/presentations to the practitioner actuaries who co-instruct. prereq: 4065, ACCT 2050, ECON 1101, ECON 1102
MATH 4151 - Elementary Set Theory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Basic properties of operations on sets, cardinal numbers, simply and well-ordered sets, ordinal numbers, axiom of choice, axiomatics. prereq: One soph math course or instr consent
MATH 4242 - Applied Linear Algebra
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01212 - Math 4242/Math 4457
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Systems of linear equations, vector spaces, subspaces, bases, linear transformations, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, canonical forms, quadratic forms, applications. prereq: 2243 or 2373 or 2573
MATH 4281 - Introduction to Modern Algebra
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Equivalence relations, greatest common divisor, prime decomposition, modular arithmetic, groups, rings, fields, Chinese remainder theorem, matrices over commutative rings, polynomials over fields. prereq: 2283 or 3283 or instr consent
MATH 4428 - Mathematical Modeling
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Modeling techniques for analysis/decision-making in industry. Optimization (sensitivity analysis, Lagrange multipliers, linear programming). Dynamical modeling (steady-states, stability analysis, eigenvalue methods, phase portraits, simulation). Probabilistic methods (probability/statistical models, Markov chains, linear regression, simulation). prereq: 2243 or 2373 or 2573
MATH 4512 - Differential Equations with Applications
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Laplace transforms, series solutions, systems, numerical methods, plane autonomous systems, stability. prereq: 2243 or 2373 or 2573
MATH 4567 - Applied Fourier Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fourier series, integral/transform. Convergence. Fourier series, transform in complex form. Solution of wave, heat, Laplace equations by separation of variables. Sturm-Liouville systems, finite Fourier, fast Fourier transform. Applications. Other topics as time permits. prereq: 2243 or 2373 or 2573
MATH 4603 - Advanced Calculus I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01072 - Math 4606/Math 5615/Math 5616
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Axioms for the real numbers. Techniques of proof for limits, continuity, uniform convergence. Rigorous treatment of differential/integral calculus for single-variable functions. prereq: [[2243 or 2373], [2263 or 2374]] or 2574 or instr consent
MATH 4604 - Advanced Calculus II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01776
Typically offered: Every Spring
Sequel to MATH 4603. Topology of n-dimensional Euclidean space. Rigorous treatment of multivariable differentiation and integration, including chain rule, Taylor's Theorem, implicit function theorem, Fubini's Theorem, change of variables, Stokes' Theorem. prereq: 4603 or 5615 or instr consent
MATH 4653 - Elementary Probability
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Probability spaces, distributions of discrete/continuous random variables, conditioning. Basic theorems, calculational methodology. Examples of random sequences. Emphasizes problem-solving. prereq: [2263 or 2374 or 2573]; [2283 or 2574 or 3283] recommended
MATH 4707 - Introduction to Combinatorics and Graph Theory
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Existence, enumeration, construction, algorithms, optimization. Pigeonhole principle, bijective combinatorics, inclusion-exclusion, recursions, graph modeling, isomorphism. Degree sequences and edge counting. Connectivity, Eulerian graphs, trees, Euler's formula, network flows, matching theory. Mathematical induction as proof technique. prereq: 2243, [2283 or 3283]
MATH 5067 - Actuarial Mathematics I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Future lifetime random variable, survival function. Insurance, life annuity, future loss random variables. Net single premium, actuarial present value, net premium, net reserves. prereq: 4065, [one sem [4xxx or 5xxx] [probability or statistics] course]
MATH 5068 - Actuarial Mathematics II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Multiple decrement insurance, pension valuation. Expense analysis, gross premium, reserves. Problem of withdrawals. Regulatory reserving systems. Minimum cash values. Additional topics at instructor's discretion. prereq: 5067
MATH 5075 - Mathematics of Options, Futures, and Derivative Securities I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Mathematical background (e.g., partial differential equations, Fourier series, computational methods, Black-Scholes theory, numerical methods--including Monte Carlo simulation). Interest-rate derivative securities, exotic options, risk theory. First course of two-course sequence. prereq: Two yrs calculus, basic computer skills
MATH 5076 - Mathematics of Options, Futures, and Derivative Securities II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Mathematical background such as partial differential equations, Fourier series, computational methods, Black-Scholes theory, numerical methods (including Monte Carlo simulation), interest-rate derivative securities, exotic options, risk theory. prereq: 5075
MATH 5248 - Cryptology and Number Theory
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Classical cryptosystems. One-time pads, perfect secrecy. Public key ciphers: RSA, discrete log. Euclidean algorithm, finite fields, quadratic reciprocity. Message digest, hash functions. Protocols: key exchange, secret sharing, zero-knowledge proofs. Probablistic algorithms: pseudoprimes, prime factorization. Pseudo-random numbers. Elliptic curves. prereq: 2 sems soph math
MATH 5251 - Error-Correcting Codes, Finite Fields, Algebraic Curves
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Information theory: channel models, transmission errors. Hamming weight/distance. Linear codes/fields, check bits. Error processing: linear codes, Hamming codes, binary Golay codes. Euclidean algorithm. Finite fields, Bose-Chaudhuri-Hocquenghem codes, polynomial codes, Goppa codes, codes from algebraic curves. prereq: 2 sems soph math
MATH 5335 - Geometry I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Advanced two-dimensional Euclidean geometry from a vector viewpoint. Theorems/problems about triangles/circles, isometries, connections with Euclid's axioms. Hyperbolic geometry, how it compares with Euclidean geometry. prereq: [2243 or 2373 or 2573], [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2263 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2374 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2574]
MATH 5345H - Honors: Introduction to Topology
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Rigorous introduction to general topology. Set theory, Euclidean/metric spaces, compactness/connectedness. May include Urysohn metrization, Tychonoff theorem or fundamental group/covering spaces. prereq: [2263 or 2374 or 2573], [concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2283 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2574 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3283]
MATH 5378 - Differential Geometry
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Basic geometry of curves in plane and in space, including Frenet formula, theory of surfaces, differential forms, Riemannian geometry. prereq: [2263 or 2374 or 2573], [2243 or 2373 or 2574]; [2283 or 3283] recommended]
MATH 5385 - Introduction to Computational Algebraic Geometry
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Geometry of curves/surfaces defined by polynomial equations. Emphasizes concrete computations with polynomials using computer packages, interplay between algebra and geometry. Abstract algebra presented as needed. prereq: [2263 or 2374 or 2573], [2243 or 2373 or 2574]
MATH 5445 - Mathematical Analysis of Biological Networks
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Development/analysis of models for complex biological networks. Examples taken from signal transduction networks, metabolic networks, gene control networks, and ecological networks. prereq: Linear algebra, differential equations
MATH 5447 - Theoretical Neuroscience
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Nonlinear dynamical system models of neurons and neuronal networks. Computation by excitatory/inhibitory networks. Neural oscillations, adaptation, bursting, synchrony. Memory systems. prereq: 2243 or 2373 or 2574
MATH 5467 - Introduction to the Mathematics of Image and Data Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Background theory/experience in wavelets. Inner product spaces, operator theory, Fourier transforms applied to Gabor transforms, multi-scale analysis, discrete wavelets, self-similarity. Computing techniques. prereq: [2243 or 2373 or 2573], [2283 or 2574 or 3283 or instr consent]; [[2263 or 2374], 4567] recommended
MATH 5485 - Introduction to Numerical Methods I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Solution of nonlinear equations in one variable. Interpolation, polynomial approximation. Methods for solving linear systems, eigenvalue problems, systems of nonlinear equations. prereq: [2243 or 2373 or 2573], familiarity with some programming language
MATH 5486 - Introduction To Numerical Methods II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Numerical integration/differentiation. Numerical solution of initial-value problems, boundary value problems for ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations. prereq: 5485
MATH 5525 - Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Ordinary differential equations, solution of linear systems, qualitative/numerical methods for nonlinear systems. Linear algebra background, fundamental matrix solutions, variation of parameters, existence/uniqueness theorems, phase space. Rest points, their stability. Periodic orbits, Poincare-Bendixson theory, strange attractors. prereq: [2243 or 2373 or 2573], [2283 or 2574 or 3283]
MATH 5535 - Dynamical Systems and Chaos
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Dynamical systems theory. Emphasizes iteration of one-dimensional mappings. Fixed points, periodic points, stability, bifurcations, symbolic dynamics, chaos, fractals, Julia/Mandelbrot sets. prereq: [2243 or 2373 or 2573], [2263 or 2374 or 2574]
MATH 5583 - Complex Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 3574/5583
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Algebra, geometry of complex numbers. Linear fractional transformations. Conformal mappings. Holomorphic functions. Theorems of Abel/Cauchy, power series. Schwarz' lemma. Complex exponential, trig functions. Entire functions, theorems of Liouville/Morera. Reflection principle. Singularities, Laurent series. Residues. prereq: 2 sems soph math [including [2263 or 2374 or 2573], [2283 or 3283]] recommended
MATH 5587 - Elementary Partial Differential Equations I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Emphasizes partial differential equations w/physical applications, including heat, wave, Laplace's equations. Interpretations of boundary conditions. Characteristics, Fourier series, transforms, Green's functions, images, computational methods. Applications include wave propagation, diffusions, electrostatics, shocks. prereq: [2243 or 2373 or 2573], [2263 or 2374 or 2574]
MATH 5588 - Elementary Partial Differential Equations II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Heat, wave, Laplace's equations in higher dimensions. Green's functions, Fourier series, transforms. Asymptotic methods, boundary layer theory, bifurcation theory for linear/nonlinear PDEs. Variational methods. Free boundary problems. Additional topics as time permits. prereq: [[2243 or 2373 or 2573], [2263 or 2374 or 2574], 5587] or instr consent
MATH 5652 - Introduction to Stochastic Processes
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Random walks, Markov chains, branching processes, martingales, queuing theory, Brownian motion. prereq: 5651 or Stat 5101
MATH 5654 - Prediction and Filtering
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Markov chains, Wiener process, stationary sequences, Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process. Partially observable Markov processes (hidden Markov models), stationary processes. Equations for general filters, Kalman filter. Prediction of future values of partially observable processes. prereq: 5651 or Stat 5101
MATH 5705 - Enumerative Combinatorics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic enumeration, bijections, inclusion-exclusion, recurrence relations, ordinary/exponential generating functions, partitions, Polya theory. Optional topics include trees, asymptotics, listing algorithms, rook theory, involutions, tableaux, permutation statistics. prereq: [2243 or 2373 or 2573], [2263 or 2283 or 2374 or 2574 or 3283]
MATH 5707 - Graph Theory and Non-enumerative Combinatorics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic topics in graph theory: connectedness, Eulerian/Hamiltonian properties, trees, colorings, planar graphs, matchings, flows in networks. Optional topics include graph algorithms, Latin squares, block designs, Ramsey theory. prereq: [2243 or 2373 or 2573], [2263 or 2374 or 2574]; [2283 or 3283 or experience in writing proofs] highly recommended; Credit will not be granted if credit has been received for: 4707
MATH 5711 - Linear Programming and Combinatorial Optimization
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Simplex method, connections to geometry, duality theory, sensitivity analysis. Applications to cutting stock, allocation of resources, scheduling problems. Flows, matching/transportation problems, spanning trees, distance in graphs, integer programs, branch/bound, cutting planes, heuristics. Applications to traveling salesman, knapsack problems. prereq: 2 sems soph math [including 2243 or 2373 or 2573]
MATS 3001 - Thermodynamics of Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Fundamental thermodynamic concepts, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Laws. Behavior of gases, liquids, solids. Phase diagrams. Reaction equilibria involving gases, condensed phases. Use of computer-based thermodynamic program(s). Electrochemistry. prereq: MatS upper div
MATS 3002 - Mass Transport and Kinetics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Mass transport in solids: solid state diffusion, Fick's laws, defects/diffusion mechanisms. Mass transport in fluids: fluid flow, diffusion with convection, mass transfer. Kinetics of chemical reactions and phase transformations. Computer-based problems illustrating applications. prereq: 4001, CE 3101, [MATH 2373 or equiv], upper div MatS
MATS 3011 - Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Builds progressively from electrons to atoms to bonding to crystal structures. Defects, X-ray diffraction, phase diagrams. Microstructure as basis for understanding mechanical/electrical properties. Metals, polymers, ceramics, semiconductors, composites. prereq: CHEM 1061, CHEM 1065, [MATH 1272 or MATH 1372], PHYS 1302, CSE student
MATS 3012 - Metals and Alloys
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Structure of metals/alloys. Crystal structure/defects (point defects, dislocations, grain boundaries). Microstructure. Properties of metals, especially mechanical properties. prereq: [3011, [MatS or ChEn upper div]] or instr consent
MATS 3013 - Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Electronic/magnetic properties of solids. Simple band theory of solids. Free electron theory of conductivity/transport. Optical/dielectric response functions. Elementary theory of magnetism. Electronic devices. Superconductivity. Computer-based problems to illustrate applications. prereq: 3011, [CHEM 4502 or PHYS 2303], [upper div MatS or ChEn] or instr consent
MATS 3141 - Numerical Methods for Materials Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Mathematics and numerical/computation methods for Materials Science. Example problems include: diffusion problems; coupled diffusion/kinetics problems; nucleation, growth and crystallization; quantum mechanics/electrostatic problems relevant to electronic/magnetic/optical devices. The use of MatLab will be emphasized. prereq: Math 2374, MatS 3011 (or &) Coreqs: Math 2373, Chem 4502/Phys 2303
MATS 3801 - Structural Characterization Lab
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Characterization of structure of engineering materials by optical/electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, x-ray diffraction, spectroscopic method, related methods. Crystallography, defects, microstructure, macromolecular structure. Specimen preparation, data collection/analysis, maintaining laboratory notebook. prereq: [3011, MatS upper div] or dept consent
MATS 3851W - Materials Properties Lab (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Characterization of properties of engineering materials. Mechanical, electrical, optical, magnetic, and thermal properties. Relationship between properties and materials structure. Specimen preparation. Data collection and analysis, including statistical analysis. Laboratory notebook and report writing. prereq: [3801, 3013, MatS upper div] or dept consent
MATS 4212 - Ceramics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: [3011, [3001 or CHEN 3101], [MatS or ChEn upper div]] or #
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Crystal structures, non-crystalline (glass) structures, microstructure. Ceramic phase relationships: binary/ternary diagrams. Ceramic properties: thermal, mechanical, electrical, magnetic, optical. Computer applications. prereq: [3011, [3001 or CHEN 3101], [MatS or ChEn upper div]] or instr consent
MATS 4221 - Materials Performance
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Thermal/mechanical processing to control properties/other applications. Analysis of costs/performance, failure in metallurgical structures by use of fracture mechanics methodology. prereq: 3012, AEM 3031, Upper div MatS
MATS 4301W - Materials Processing (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Casting, solidification and plastic forming of metals. Powder processing, forming operations, sintering of ceramics. Processing of thermoplastic/thermoset polymers. Computer applications of data collection/reduction. prereq: 4212, [4214 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4214] Upper Div MatS
PHYS 3022 - Introduction to Cosmology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Large-scale structure and history of universe. Dark matter, cosmic microwave background. Newtonian/relativistic world models. Physics of early universe. Cosmological tests. prereq: 2601
PHYS 3041 - Mathematical Methods for Physicists
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course introduces additional mathematical topics that physics majors need to properly handle upper division physics classes. prereq: PHYS 1302, MATH 2373 (or equivalent courses)
PHYS 3605W - Modern Physics Laboratory (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02527 - Phys 2605/Phys 3605W
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Laboratory experiments in atomic, solid state, and nuclear physics. Introduction to data analysis techniques as well as the communication of scientific results through maintaining a logbook and writing papers. Prerequisites: completion (or concurrent registration) in PHYS 2503 or 2503H.
PHYS 4001 - Analytical Mechanics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Analytic Newtonian mechanics. Mathematics beyond prerequisites developed as required. prereq: [2303 or 2601 or Chem 3501 or Chem 3502], two sems soph math
PHYS 4002 - Electricity and Magnetism
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Classical theory of electromagnetic fields using vector algebra and vector calculus. prereq: [2303 or 2601 or Chem 3501 or Chem 3502], two sems soph math
PHYS 4051 - Methods of Experimental Physics I
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Contemporary experimental techniques. Introduction to modern analog and digital electronics from an experimental viewpoint. Use of computers for data acquisition and experimental control. Statistics of data analysis. prereq: PHYS 1302W, concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in PHYS 3605W or equiv lab experience or instr consent
PHYS 4052W - Methods of Experimental Physics II (WI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Second semester of laboratory sequence. Contemporary experimental techniques illustrated by experiments with data analysis. Students design and execute an experimental project. Lectures on specialized topics of professional concern. prereq: PHYS 4051, PHYS 3605W
PHYS 4101 - Quantum Mechanics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Mathematical techniques of quantum mechanics. Schrodinger Equation and simple applications. General structure of wave mechanics. Operator methods, perturbation theory, radiation from atoms. prereq: [2303 or 2601 or Chem 3502], two sems soph math
PHYS 4201 - Statistical and Thermal Physics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Principles of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. Selected applications such as kinetic theory, transport theory, and phase transitions. prereq: 2601
PHYS 4211 - Introduction to Solid-State Physics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
A modern presentation of the properties of solids. Topics include vibrational and electronic properties of solids; diffraction of waves in solids and electron band structure. Other possible topics include optical properties, magnetic phenomena, and superconductivity. prereq: 4101, 4201
PHYS 4303 - Electrodynamics and Waves
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Analytical mechanics. Electricity/magnetism, including mechanical/electromagnetic wave phenomena. Physical/geometrical optics. prereq: 4001, 4002
PHYS 4511 - Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Fundamental particles and Standard Model. Symmetries/quarks, models of nuclei, interactions between particles/nuclei, tests of conservation laws, fission/fusion. prereq: 4101
PHYS 4611 - Introduction to Space Physics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Dynamics of charged particles/plasmas in space. Physics of the Sun and solar wind. Solar/galactic cosmic rays. Interactions of solar wind with planetary magnetospheres. Dynamics of Magnetosphere. Formation of the aurora. Physics of radiation belts. prereq: [4001, 4002] or equiv or instr consent
PHYS 4621 - Introduction to Plasma Physics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Basic properties of collisionless, magnetized plasmas, single particle motion, plasmas as fluids, magnetohydrodynamics, waves in plasmas, equilibrium, instabilities, kinetic theory/shocks. prereq: [4001, 4002] or equiv or instr consent
PHYS 4811 - Introduction to General Relativity
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Introduction to general relativity for undergraduate students. The course will introduce basic concepts of differential geometry and use them to motivate Einstein's Equation. It will then solve Einstein's equation to study particle orbits, gravitational lensing of light, black holes, and gravitational waves. Brief introduction to cosmology and evolution of the universe will be included. prereq: PHYS 4001 and (PHYS 2503 or 2503H)
PHYS 4911 - Introduction to Biopolymer Physics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00744 - Phys 4911/5081
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduction to biological and soft condensed matter physics. Emphasizes physical ideas necessary to understand behavior of macromolecules and other biological materials. Elements of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics are presented as needed. prereq: [2303, 2403H, 2503] or Chem 3501 or instr consent
PHYS 5001 - Quantum Mechanics I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Schrodinger equation: bound state and scattering problems in one dimension. Spherically symmetric problems in three dimensions, angular momentum, and the hydrogen atom. Approximation methods for stationary states. Time-dependent perturbation theory. Operators and state vectors: general formalism of quantum theory. prereq: 4101 or equiv or instr consent
PHYS 5002 - Quantum Mechanics II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Symmetry in quantum mechanics, space-time symmetries and the rotation group, Clebsch-Gordan coefficients and the Wigner-Eckart theorem. Scattering theory. Method of second quantization with elementary applications. Relativistic wave equations including Dirac equation. prereq: 5001 or equiv
PHYS 5011 - Classical Physics I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Classical mechanics: Lagrangian/Hamiltonian mechanics, orbital dynamics, rigid body motion, special relativity. prereq: 4001, 4002 or instr consent
PHYS 5012 - Classical Physics II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Classical electromagnetism: electrostatics, magnetostatics, Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic waves, radiation, interaction of charged particles with matter. prereq: 5011 or instr consent
PHYS 5041 - Mathematical Methods for Physics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey of mathematical techniques needed in analysis of physical problems. Emphasizes analytical methods. prereq: 2601 or grad student
PHYS 5071 - Physics for High School Teachers: Experimental Foundations and Historical Perspectives
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
In-depth examination of a conceptual theme in physics, its experimental foundations and historical perspectives. Kinematics and dynamics from Aristotle through Einstein; nature of charge and light; energy and thermodynamics; electricity, magnetism, and quantized fields; structure of matter. prereq: Gen physics, instr consent; no cr for physics grad or grad physics minor
PHYS 5701 - Solid-State Physics for Engineers and Scientists
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Crystal structure and binding; diffraction; phonons; thermal and dielectric properties of insulators; free electron model; band structure; semiconductors. prereq: Grad or advanced undergrad in physics or engineering or the sciences
PUBH 3004 - Basic Concepts in Personal and Community Health
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01062 - PubH 3003/PubH 3004
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Scientific, sociocultural, and attitudinal aspects of communicable and degenerative diseases, environmental and occupational health hazards, and alcohol and drug problems. Role of education in health conservation, disease control, and drug abuse.
PUBH 3102 - Issues in Environmental and Occupational Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course is an introduction to the field of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH), the impact of environmental and occupational hazards on individuals and communities, the approaches taken to address EOH issues at the community level,and the challenges that must be overcome to ensure success in dealing with EOH issues. Students will review scientific literature to learn about interventions for environmental health problems, and practice identifying environmental health problems and interventions in their communities. The focus of this course will be on the interaction between humans and the environment and how this interaction affects human health. Online Course.
PUBH 3415 - Introduction to Clinical Trials - Online
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Phases of trials, hypotheses/endpoints, choice of intervention/control, ethical considerations, blinding/randomization, data collection/monitoring, sample size, analysis strategies. Protocol development/implementation, interactive discussion boards. prereq: PUBH 3415 enrollees must have one semester of undergraduate level introductory biostatistics or statistics (STAT 3011, EPSY 3264, SOC 3811, BIOL 3272, or instr consent) AND junior or senior standing or instr consent.
PUBH 3801 - Health Economics and Policy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: ApEc 3801/PubH 3801
Typically offered: Every Spring
Economics of health care markets. Problems faced by consumers/health care services. Builds on principles of supply/demand for health, health care/insurance, and role of government. Theoretical/empirical models/applications. prereq: Course on microeconomics, course on basic statistics
PUBH 4010 - Summer Institute in Biostatistics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Summer
Introduction to biostatistics for undergraduate students. Meets every weekday, all day, for six weeks summer between junior or senior year. Fundamentals of biostatistics/epidemiology, statistical computing in R/SAS, clinical trials/statistical genetics. prereq: Student participant in the Division of Biostatistics SIBS (Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics) research program.
STAT 3011 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis (MATH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: (Select a set)
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Standard statistical reasoning. Simple statistical methods. Social/physical sciences. Mathematical reasoning behind facts in daily news. Basic computing environment.
STAT 3021 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
This is an introductory course in statistics whose primary objectives are to teach students the theory of elementary probability theory and an introduction to the elements of statistical inference, including testing, estimation, and confidence statements. prereq: Math 1272
STAT 3022 - Data Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Practical survey of applied statistical inference/computing covering widely used statistical tools. Multiple regression, variance analysis, experiment design, nonparametric methods, model checking/selection, variable transformation, categorical data analysis, logistic regression. prereq: 3011 or 3021 or SOC 3811
STAT 3032 - Regression and Correlated Data
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This is a second course in statistics with a focus on linear regression and correlated data. The intent of this course is to prepare statistics, economics and actuarial science students for statistical modeling needed in their discipline. The course covers the basic concepts of linear algebra and computing in R, simple linear regression, multiple linear regression, statistical inference, model diagnostics, transformations, model selection, model validation, and basics of time series and mixed models. Numerous datasets will be analyzed and interpreted using the open-source statistical software R. prereq: STAT 3011 or STAT 3021
STAT 3301 - Regression and Statistical Computing
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This is a second course in statistics for students that have completed a calculus-based introductory course. Students will learn to analyze data with the multiple linear regression model. This will include inference, diagnostics, validation, transformations, and model selection. Students will also design and perform Monte Carlo simulation studies to improve their understanding of statistical concepts like coverage probability, Type I error probability, and power. This will allow students to understand the impacts of model misspecification and the quality of approximate inference. prereqs: STAT 3021 and (CSCI 1113 or CSCI 1133)
STAT 3701 - Introduction to Statistical Computing
Credits: 4.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Elementary Monte Carlo, simulation studies, elementary optimization, programming in R, and graphics in R. Prerequisites: (MATH 1272 or 1372 or 1572H), CSCI 1113, and STAT 3032
STAT 4051 - Applied Statistics I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This is the first semester of the Applied Statistics sequence for majors seeking a BA or BS in statistics. The course introduces a wide variety of applied statistical methods, methodology for identifying types of problems and selecting appropriate methods for data analysis, to correctly interpret results, and to provide hands-on experience with real-life data analysis. The course covers basic concepts of single factor analysis of variance (ANOVA) with fixed and random effects, factorial designs, analysis of covariance (ANCOVA), repeated measures analysis with mixed effect models, principal component analysis (PCA) and multidimensional scaling, robust estimation and regression methods, and rank tests. Numerous datasets will be analyzed and interpreted, using the open-source statistical software R and Rstudio. prerequisites: (STAT 3701 or STAT 3301) and (STAT 4101 or STAT 5101 or MATH 5651)
STAT 4052 - Introduction to Statistical Learning
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This is the second semester of the core Applied Statistics sequence for majors seeking a BA or BS in statistics. Both Stat 4051 and Stat 4052 are required in the major. The course introduces a wide variety of applied statistical methods, methodology for identifying types of problems and selecting appropriate methods for data analysis, to correctly interpret results, and to provide hands-on experience with real-life data analysis. The course covers basic concepts of classification, both classical methods of linear classification rules as well as modern computer-intensive methods of classification trees, and the estimation of classification errors by splitting data into training and validation data sets; non-linear parametric regression; nonparametric regression including kernel estimates; categorical data analysis; logistic and Poisson regression; and adjustments for missing data. Numerous datasets will be analyzed and interpreted, using the open-source statistical software R and Rstudio. prerequisites: STAT 4051 and (STAT 4102 or STAT 5102)
STAT 4101 - Theory of Statistics I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Random variables/distributions. Generating functions. Standard distribution families. Data summaries. Sampling distributions. Likelihood/sufficiency. prereq: Math 1272 or Math 1372 or Math 1572H
STAT 4102 - Theory of Statistics II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Estimation. Significance tests. Distribution free methods. Power. Application to regression and to analysis of variance/count data. prereq: STAT 4101
STAT 4893W - Consultation and Communication for Statisticians (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course focuses on how to interact and collaborate as a statistician on a multidisciplinary team. Students will learn about all aspects of statistical consulting by performing an actual consultation. This includes: understanding the needs of the researcher, designing a study to investigate the client's needs, and communicating study results through graphs, writing, and oral presentations in a manner that a non-statistician can understand. Students will also discuss how to design research ethically (respecting the rights of the subjects in the research), how to analyze data without manipulating results, and how to properly cite and credit other people's work. Students will also be exposed to professional statisticians as a means of better understanding careers in statistics. prereq: Senior Statistics Major
STAT 5021 - Statistical Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Intensive introduction to statistical methods for graduate students needing statistics as a research technique. prereq: college algebra or instr consent; credit will not be granted if credit has been received for STAT 3011
STAT 5102 - Theory of Statistics II
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Sampling, sufficiency, estimation, test of hypotheses, size/power. Categorical data. Contingency tables. Linear models. Decision theory. prereq: [5101 or Math 5651 or instr consent]
STAT 5201 - Sampling Methodology in Finite Populations
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Simple random, systematic, stratified, unequal probability sampling. Ratio, model based estimation. Single stage, multistage, adaptive cluster sampling. Spatial sampling. prereq: 3022 or 3032 or 3301 or 4102 or 5021 or 5102 or instr consent
STAT 5302 - Applied Regression Analysis
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Simple, multiple, and polynomial regression. Estimation, testing, prediction. Use of graphics in regression. Stepwise and other numerical methods. Weighted least squares, nonlinear models, response surfaces. Experimental research/applications. prereq: 3032 or 3022 or 4102 or 5021 or 5102 or instr consent Please note this course generally does not count in the Statistical Practice BA or Statistical Science BS degrees. Please consult with a department advisor with questions.
STAT 5303 - Designing Experiments
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Analysis of variance. Multiple comparisons. Variance-stabilizing transformations. Contrasts. Construction/analysis of complete/incomplete block designs. Fractional factorial designs. Confounding split plots. Response surface design. prereq: 3022 or 3032 or 3301 or 4102 or 5021 or 5102 or instr consent
STAT 5401 - Applied Multivariate Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Bivariate and multivariate distributions. Multivariate normal distributions. Analysis of multivariate linear models. Repeated measures, growth curve, and profile analysis. Canonical correlation analysis. Principal components and factor analysis. Discrimination, classification, and clustering. pre-req: STAT 3032 or 3301 or 3022 or 4102 or 5021 or 5102 or instr consent Although not a formal prerequisite of this course, students are encouraged to have familiarity with linear algebra prior to enrolling. Please consult with a department advisor with questions.
STAT 5421 - Analysis of Categorical Data
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Varieties of categorical data, cross-classifications, contingency tables. Tests for independence. Combining 2x2 tables. Multidimensional tables/loglinear models. Maximum-likelihood estimation. Tests for goodness of fit. Logistic regression. Generalized linear/multinomial-response models. prereq: STAT 3022 or 3032 or 3301 or 5302 or 4051 or 8051 or 5102 or 4102
STAT 5511 - Time Series Analysis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Characteristics of time series. Stationarity. Second-order descriptions, time-domain representation, ARIMA/GARCH models. Frequency domain representation. Univariate/multivariate time series analysis. Periodograms, non parametric spectral estimation. State-space models. prereq: STAT 4102 or STAT 5102
STAT 5601 - Nonparametric Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Order statistics. Classical rank-based procedures (e.g., Wilcoxon, Kruskal-Wallis). Goodness of fit. Topics may include smoothing, bootstrap, and generalized linear models. prereq: Stat classes 3032 or 3022 or 4102 or 5021 or 5102 or instr consent
AST 4041 - Computational Methods in the Physical Sciences
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01838 - Ast 4041/Phys 4041
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Introduction to using computer programs to solve problems in physical sciences. Selected numerical methods, mapping problems onto computational algorithms. Arranged lab. prereq: Upper div or grad student or instr consent
PHYS 4041 - Computational Methods in the Physical Sciences
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01838 - Ast 4041/Phys 4041
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Introduction to using computer programs to solve problems in physical sciences. Selected numerical methods, mapping problems onto computational algorithms. Arranged lab. prereq: Upper div or grad student or instr consent
AST 5022 - Relativity, Cosmology, and the Universe
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Ast 5022/Phys 5022
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Large-scale structure/history of universe. Introduction to Newtonian/relativistic world models. Physics of early universe, cosmological tests, formation of galaxies. prereq: [2001, Phys 2601] or instr consent
PHYS 5022 - Relativity, Cosmology, and the Universe
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Ast 5022/Phys 5022
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Large-scale structure and history of universe. Introduction to Newtonian and relativistic world models. Physics of early universe. Cosmological tests. Formation of galaxies. prereq: 2601 or instr consent
BIOC 3021 - Biochemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00467
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamentals of biochemistry. Structure/function of nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates. Enzymes. Metabolism. DNA replication and repair, transcription, protein synthesis. Recommended prerequisites: Introductory biology (BIOL 1009 or BIOL 2003 or equivalent), organic chemistry (CHEM 2301 or CHEM 2081/2085 or equivalent). Note: CBS students should take BIOC 3022 not 3021.
BIOC 3022 - Biochemistry for Life Scientists
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00467
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course provides an introduction to biochemistry including discussion of the structure and functions of biomolecules (proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids), central metabolic pathways, and the mechanisms of enzyme action. This course is intended for students in the College of Biological Sciences. Students from other colleges should register for BIOC 3021. prereq: CHEM 2301 or CHEM 2081/2085 or equivalent
BIOC 4125 - Laboratory in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00004
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Summer
This molecular biology laboratory course is designed to give students hands-on experience performing common techniques used in modern molecular biology, as well as the background information needed to understand what kind of information can be obtained by using them. Because of the dual nature of this course, a portion of the laboratory time will be spent on lectures explaining the theory behind the techniques being used as well as practical aspects of experimental design. In addition, readings will be assigned that explain the history and principles behind some of the techniques used. Basic recombinant DNA techniques: methods for growing, isolating, and purifying recombinant DNA and cloning vectors, DNA sequencing and sequence analysis, gene expression, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), other current techniques. prereq: BIOC 3021 or BIOC 3022 or BIOC 4331
BIOC 4185 - Laboratory in Molecular Genetics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: BioC/Biol 4125/4185
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Summer
Basic recombinant DNA techniques. Methods for growing, isolating, and purifying recombinant DNA and cloning vectors. DNA sequencing, sequence analysis. Gene expression, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). Current techniques. prereq: Enrollment in Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program
BIOC 5444 - Muscle
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: BioC/Phsl 5444
Typically offered: Every Spring
Muscle molecular structure/function and disease. Muscle regulation, ion transport, and force generation. Muscular dystrophy and heart disease. prereq: 3021 or BIOL 3021 or 4331 or BIOL 4331 or PHSL 3061 or instr consent
PHSL 5444 - Muscle
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: BioC/Phsl 5444
Typically offered: Every Spring
Muscle membranes: structures, mechanisms, and physiological roles of channels/pumps. Muscle contraction: force generation by actin/myosin. prereq: 3061 or 3071 or 5061 or BioC 3021 or BioC 4331 or instr consent
BIOL 4004 - Cell Biology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01965
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Processes fundamental to cells. Emphasizes eukaryotic cells. Assembly/function of membranes/organelles. Cell division, cell form/movement, intercellular communication, transport, secretion pathways. Cancer cells, differentiated cells. prereq: Biol 4003 or Biol 3020 or Biol 3025 or Biol 3015 or grad
GCD 4005W - Cell Biology-Writing Intensive (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01965 - Biol 4004/GCD 4005W
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Processes fundamental to cells. Emphasizes eukaryotic cells. Assembly/function of membranes/organelles. Cell division, cell form/movement, intercellular communication, transport, secretion pathways. Cancer cells, differentiated cells. prereq: GCD major,3020, 4003
BMEN 5311 - Advanced Biomedical Transport Processes
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00490 - BMEn 5311/ChEn 5753/ME 5381
Typically offered: Every Spring
Fluid flow and mass transfer in the body, bioreactors, and medical devices. Pulsatile flows. Flows around curved and deformable vessels. Boundary layer flows. Blood rheology. Interstitial (porous media) flows. Oxygenation. Cell migration. Student critiques of published papers.
CHEN 5753 - Advanced Biomedical Transport Processes
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00490
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Fluid, mass, heat transport in biological systems. Mass transfer across membranes, fluid flow in capillaries, interstitium, veins, and arteries Heat transfer in single cells/tissues. Whole organ, body heat transfer issues. Blood flow, oxygenation. Heat/mass transfer in respiratory systems. Biotransport issues in artificial organs, membrane oxygenators, drug delivery applications. prereq: 3005 or 4005 or equiv
CHEN 5531 - Electrochemical Engineering and Renewable Energy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: ChEn/MatS 5531
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Fundamentals of electrochemical engineering. Electrochemical mass transfer electrokinetics, thermodynamics of electrochemical cells, modern sensors. Formation of thin films and microstructured materials. Computer-based problems. prereq: [MATS 3011 or instr consent], [upper div CSE or grad student]
MATS 5531 - Electrochemical Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: ChEn/MatS 5531
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Fundamentals of electrochemical engineering. Topics include electrochemical mass transfer electrokinetics, thermodynamics of cells, modern sensors, formation of thin films and microstructured materials. Computer-based problems will be assigned. prereq: MatS 3011 or instr consent, upper div CSE or grad
CHEN 5771 - Colloids and Dispersions
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01472 - ChEn 5771/MatS 5771
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Preparation, stability, coagulation kinetics or colloidal solutions. DLVO theory, electrokinetic phenomena. Properties of micelles, other microstructures. prereq: Physical chemistry
MATS 5771 - Colloids and Dispersions
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01474 - ChEn 5771/MatS 5771
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Preparation, stability, coagulation kinetics, or colloidal solutions. DLVO theory, electrokinetic phenomena. Properties of micelles, other microstructures. prereq: Physical chemistry
EE 4623 - Introduction to Modern Optics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02747
Typically offered: Every Fall
Modern optics broadly defined as geometrical, physical, and quantum optics, including interference and diffraction, optical polarization, Fourier optics, cavity optics, optical propagation, optical coherence, lasers, optical detection, and optical instruments. prereq: [Phys 2503 or Phys 2303] and [Math 2374 or MATH 2263 or MATH 2573H]; instr consent.
PHYS 4623 - Introduction to Modern Optics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02747
Typically offered: Every Fall
Modern optics broadly defined as geometrical, physical, and quantum optics, including interference and diffraction, optical polarization, Fourier optics, cavity optics, optical propagation, optical coherence, lasers, optical detection, and optical instruments.
HSCI 4121W - History of 20th-Century Physics (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00984 - HSci 4121/Phys 4121
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
The transition from classical to modern physics (relativity, quantum) and its architects (from Planck and Einstein to Heisenberg and Schrödinger). The WWII bomb projects in the US and in Germany. Post-war developments (solid state, particle physics).
PHYS 4121W - History of 20th-Century Physics (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00984 - HSci 4121/Phys 4121
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
The transition from classical to modern physics (relativity, quantum) and its architects (from Planck and Einstein to Heisenberg and Schrödinger). The WWII bomb projects in the US and in Germany. Post-war developments (solid state, particle physics).
MATH 4152 - Elementary Mathematical Logic
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 4152/5165
Typically offered: Every Spring
Propositional logic. Predicate logic: notion of a first order language, a deductive system for first order logic, first order structures, Godel's completeness theorem, axiom systems, models of formal theories. prereq: one soph math course or instr consent
MATH 5165 - Mathematical Logic I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: Math 4152/5165
Typically offered: Every Fall
Theory of computability: notion of algorithm, Turing machines, primitive recursive functions, recursive functions, Kleene normal form, recursion theorem. Propositional logic. prereq: 2283 or 3283 or Phil 5201 or CSci course in theory of algorithms or instr consent
MATH 5651 - Basic Theory of Probability and Statistics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00259 - MATH 4653/Math 5651/Stat 5101
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Logical development of probability, basic issues in statistics. Probability spaces, random variables, their distributions/expected values. Law of large numbers, central limit theorem, generating functions, sampling, sufficiency, estimation. prereq: [2263 or 2374 or 2573], [2243 or 2373]; [2283 or 2574 or 3283] recommended.
STAT 5101 - Theory of Statistics I
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Logical development of probability, basic issues in statistics. Probability spaces. Random variables, their distributions and expected values. Law of large numbers, central limit theorem, generating functions, multivariate normal distribution. prereq: (MATH 2263 or MATH 2374 or MATH 2573H), (CSCI 2033 or MATH 2373 or MATH 2243)
CHEM 4111W - Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis Lab (WI)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Instrumental techniques, including spectroscopic methods, electrochemical methods, and analysis based on separation. Use of computers in data collection and reduction. prereq: 4101 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed)
CHEM 4311W - Advanced Organic Chemistry Lab (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Reactions, techniques, and instrumental methods in synthetic organic chemistry. prereq: 2311
CHEM 4511W - Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Experiments illustrating principles and methods of thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, and quantum mechanics. prereq: 4501, 4502, chemistry major
CHEM 4223W - Polymer Laboratory (WI)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00393 - Chem 4223W/ChEn 4223/MatS4223W
Typically offered: Every Spring
Synthesis, characterization, and physical properties of polymers. Free radical, condensation, emulsion, anionic polymerization. Infrared spectroscopy/gel permeation chromatography. Viscoelasticity, rubber elasticity, crystallization. prereq: 4221 or 4214 or CHEN 4214 or MATS 4214 or instr consent
CHEM 4423W - Foundations of Chemical Biology Laboratory (WI)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Experimental techniques from all areas of chemistry applied to biological problems. Experiments to highlight techniques and concepts used in modern Chemical Biology research. Emphasis on connections between classroom/laboratory learning and experimental science, health, disease and medical research. prereq: [2302 or 2304], 2311, 2111
CHEM 4711W - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Lab experiments in inorganic/organometallic chemistry illustrating synthetic/spectroscopic techniques. prereq: 4701, chem major
CHEM 4094W - Directed Research (WI)
Credits: 1.0 -5.0 [max 30.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Learning experience in areas not covered by regular courses. Individually arranged with faculty member. prereq: Any 3xxx or 4xxx chem course, instr consent