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FALL 2013

CHEM 12000 TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY LA NS
1 credit, P/F, one meeting per week
Primarily intended for biochemistry and chemistry majors, but open to anyone who is interested.

CHEM 12100 all sections PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY NS 2a
4 credits, Three hours of class meetng per week, one hour recitation per week and three hours of laboratory per week.
STUDENTS: Required of chemistry, biology, environmental science and physical therapy majors, taken by many health science students, and open to anyone else who is interested and qualified.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is the first semester of a four-semester science major’s sequence. The four semesters provide a foundation for advanced work in chemistry and biochemistry. The topics covered in the first semester include atomic structure, chemical reactivity, stoichiometry, chemical bonding and molecular structure. Periodic trends among the elements and their properties are presented with the help of the periodic table.

CHEM 22200 all sections ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LA NS
3 credits, Three hours of lecture and one hour of problem solving
PREREQUISITE: CHEM 22100 with a C- or better
Required of chemistry, biochemistry and biology majors and open to anyone else who is interested and qualified.
This is a continuation of CHEM 22100 and covers the structure and reactions of alcohols, carbonyl compounds, carboxylic acids and derivatives and other functional groups.

CHEM 22500 all sections EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II LA NS
2 credits, CHEM 12400 (with a grade of C-or better);CHEM 22200 (May be taken concurrently), one lecture and one laboratory per week
Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and various purification techniques. Products are analyzed using infrared (IR) and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.

 

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