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Chemistry Minor

Chemistry
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2022
  • Required credits in this minor: 15 to 16
Chemistry probes the fundamental concepts of nature and helps us understand the world around us. It deals with all substances at the molecular level: their composition, their properties, and how they are transformed into new substances. Chemistry is a central science of great importance to society. It provides a broad range of opportunities in many specialized fields, including biotechnology, polymer chemistry, environmental chemistry, materials chemistry, and medicine.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
At least 3 upper-division credits that satisfy requirements for the minor must be taken through the campus that will award the minor. Students may receive no more than one degree from the Department of Chemistry: a BA or a BS or a minor.
Organic Chemistry
Take exactly 3 course(s) totaling 10 - 11 credit(s) from the following:
· CHEM 2301 - Organic Chemistry I (3.0 cr)
or CHEM 2331H - Honors Elementary Organic Chemistry I (3.0 cr)
· 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)
Electives
Credits from seminars or special topics courses may not be applied toward the minor.
Take 5 or more credit(s) from the following:
Chemistry Electives
Take 0 or more credit(s) from the following:
· CHEM 3101 - Introductory Analytical Chemistry Lecture (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 3111 - Introductory Analytical Chemistry Lab (2.0 cr)
· CHEM 3121 - Process Analytical Chemistry (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products [ENV] (4.0 cr)
· 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 4101 - Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4111W - Modern Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis Lab [WI] (2.0 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 4423W - Foundations of Chemical Biology Laboratory [WI] (2.0 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 4511W - Advanced Physical Chemistry Lab [WI] (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4601 - Green Chemistry [ENV] (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4701 - Inorganic Chemistry (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 5755 - X-Ray Crystallography (4.0 cr)
· CHEM 4214 - Polymers (3.0 cr)
or CHEN 4214 - Polymers (3.0 cr)
or MATS 4214 - Polymers (3.0 cr)
· CHEM 4223W - Polymer Laboratory [WI] (2.0 cr)
or CHEN 4223W - Polymer Laboratory [WI] (2.0 cr)
or MATS 4223W - Polymer Laboratory [WI] (2.0 cr)
· CHEM 4301 - Applied Surface and Colloid Science (3.0 cr)
or BBE 4301 - Applied Surface and Colloid Science (3.0 cr)
· BBE 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products [ENV] (4.0 cr)
or BBE 5001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products (4.0 cr)
or CHEM 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products [ENV] (4.0 cr)
· Directed Study
Take 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)
 
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CHEM 2301 - Organic Chemistry I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 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: Chem 2301/Chem 2331H
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 2302 - Organic Chemistry II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Chem 2302/Chem 2304/Chem 2332H
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: 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: Chem 2311/Chem 2312H
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: 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 3101 - Introductory Analytical Chemistry Lecture
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & 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 3111 - Introductory Analytical Chemistry Lab
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Lab for 3101. 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: 3101 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3101
CHEM 3121 - Process Analytical Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Strategies/techniques for analysis. Use of modern instruments, including spectrophotometry, chromatography, and electrochemistry. prereq: [2302 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 2302], [4501 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 4501], CSE student
CHEM 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products (ENV)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: BBE 4001/BBE 5001/Chem 4001
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]
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 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 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 4201 - Materials Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Chem 4201/Chem 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: 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 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 4501 - Introduction to Thermodynamics, Kinetics, and Statistical Mechanics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 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: 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 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: 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 4701 - Inorganic Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Chem 4701 / Chem 4701H
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 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 Spring
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 5755 - X-Ray Crystallography
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Essentials of crystallography as applied to modern, single crystal X-ray diffraction methods. Practical training in use of instrumentation in X-ray crystallography facility in Department of Chemistry. Date collection, correction/refinement, structure solutions, generation of publication materials, use of Cambridge Crystallographic Structure Database. prereq: Chem grad student or instr consent
CHEM 4214 - Polymers
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: Chem 4214/ChEn 4214/MatS 4214
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: 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: 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 4223W - Polymer Laboratory (WI)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 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: CHEM 4221 coreq CHEM 4214 or CHEN 4214 or MATS 4214 or instr consent
CHEN 4223W - Polymer Laboratory (WI)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 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.
MATS 4223W - Polymer Laboratory (WI)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 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.
CHEM 4301 - Applied Surface and Colloid Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: BBE 4301/BBE 5301/Chem 4301
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: BBE 4301/BBE 5301/Chem 4301
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 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products (ENV)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: BBE 4001/BBE 5001/Chem 4001
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
BBE 5001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: BBE 4001/BBE 5001/Chem 4001
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Chemistry of biomass. Sustainable utilization for biofuels/bioproducts. Bio-based materials, chemicals, energy. Environmental implications. Chemical principles/reactions underlying the structure, properties, processing, and performance of plant materials. prereq: Grad student or instr consent
CHEM 4001 - Chemistry of Biomass and Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Products (ENV)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: BBE 4001/BBE 5001/Chem 4001
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]
CHEM 2094 - Directed Research
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
The directed study experience allows a student to work directly with a faculty on a research project. Students enrolling in this directed study/research course will complete the University's common Directed Study/Research contract with the faculty mentor/evaluator. 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