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Chemistry (CHM)

Courses

CHM 101  Basic Chemistry  3 Credits (3,0)

This course is a study of elementary chemical theory. It covers basic atomic theory, elements, compounds, and mixtures, calculation of weight and weight volume relationships, basic descriptive chemistry and one 1.5 hour lab session per week. Cannot be used for credit in chemistry toward degrees in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering. Passing grade required for Lab. NOTE: Students must register for lab section CHM 101L.
Corequisites: CHM 101L.

CHM 101L  Basic Chemistry Laboratory  0 Credits

One 1.5 hour laboratory session per week, with experiments related to the material of CHM 101.
Corequisites: CHM 101.

CHM 110  General Chemistry I  3 Credits (3,0)

Fundamental principles of chemistry. Nomenclature, stoichiometry, atomic structure, periodic relationships, chemical bonding, geometry of molecules, properties of gases, chemical thermodynamics, and solutions.
Corequisites: MA 111 or MA 120 or MA 140 or MA 143 and CHM 110L.

CHM 110L  General Chemistry I Laboratory  1 Credit (0,1)

Experiments paralleling the material in CHM 110. Topics include chemical stoichiometry; states of matter; solutions; thermodynamics.
Corequisites: CHM 110.

CHM 111  General Chemistry II  3 Credits (3,0)

Chemical principles that include thermodynamics, acids and bases, rates of reaction, electrochemistry, organic chemistry, synthetic materials.
Prerequisites: CHM 110 Corequisites: CHM 111L.

CHM 111L  General Chemistry II Laboratory  1 Credit (0,1)

Laboratory with experiments paralleling material in CHM 111. Topics include Colligative Properties; Kinetics; Equilibrium and Le Chatelier's Principle; Acids and bases Ka, pKa, % composition of a weak acid, Buffers; Solubility product constant Ksp; Thermodynamics; Electrochemistry; Nuclear Chemistry; Introduction to Organic Synthesis
Prerequisites: CHM 110L Corequisites: CHM 111.

CHM 140  Chemistry for Engineers  4 Credits (4,0)

Chemical stoichiometry, states of matter, solutions, thermodynamics, rate of reaction, equilibrium, oxidation-reduction, corrosion, organic compounds, and polymers.
Prerequisites: MA 111 or MA 120 or MA 140 Corequisites: CHM 140L or CHM 110L.

CHM 140L  Chemistry for Engineers Laboratory  1 Credit (0,1)

One three hour laboratory session per week, with experiments paralleling the material in CHM 140. Topics include chemical stoichiometry; states of matter; solutions; thermodynamics; rate of reaction; equilibrium; oxidation-reduction; corrosion; organic compounds and polymers.
Corequisites: CHM 140 or CHM 110.

CHM 199  Special Topics in Chemistry  1-6 Credit

Individual independent or directed studies of selected topics in chemistry.

CHM 210  Organic Chemistry I  3 Credits (3,0)

A study of the fundamental chemistry of organic compounds, including nomenclature, functional groups, chemical and physical properties, structure determination, syntheses of the major classes of organic compounds, and reaction mechanisms.
Prerequisites: CHM 111 Corequisites: CHM 210L.

CHM 210L  Organic Chemistry I Laboratory  1 Credit (0,1)

Laboratory with experiments paralleling the material in CHM 210. Topics include chemical stoichiometry; states of matter; solutions; thermodynamics
Prerequisites: CHM 111 and CHM 111L Corequisites: CHM 210.

CHM 211  Organic Chemistry II  3 Credits (3,0)

A continuation of CHM 210. Covers the remaining important types of organic compounds, biological molecules, and the methods of organic synthesis.
Prerequisites: CHM 210 Corequisites: CHM 211L.

CHM 211L  Organic Chemistry II Laboratory  1 Credit (0,1)

Experiments paralleling the material in CHM 211. Topics include chemical stoichiometry; states of matter; solutions; thermodynamics
Prerequisites: (CHM 200 or CHM 210) and (CHM 200L or CHM 210L) Corequisites: CHM 211.

CHM 310  Biochemistry  3 Credits (3,0)

A comprehensive survey of the fundamentals of biological chemistry, including the structure and function of biological macromolecules, metabolic pathways in living cells, and the molecular basis of genetics and gene expression
Prerequisites: CHM 211 Corequisites: CHM 310L.

CHM 310L  Biochemistry Laboratory  1 Credit (0,1)

An experiential laboratory of the fundamentals of biological chemistry, that focuses on the structure and function of biological macromolecules, metabolic pathways in living cells, and the molecular basis of genetics and gene expression
Prerequisites: CHM 211L Corequisites: CHM 310.