Chemistry (CHM)

Courses

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.
Prerequisites: MA 111 or MA 120 or MA 140 or MA 241 Corequisites: 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 (0,3)

Chemistry laboratory course with experiments paralleling material in CHM 111. Kinetics, Equilibrium, Acids and Bases, Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and/or other topics as needed in support of the general chemistry II lecture course.
Prerequisites: CHM 110L Corequisites: CHM 111

CHM 113  General Chemistry for Engineering  3 Credits (3,0)

Covers basic principles of modern chemistry, such as reactivity and bonding of molecules, chemical calculation, intermolecular forces in liquids, solids and gases, kinetics, electron configuration, electrochemistry, chemical thermodynamics, and solutions. Attention will be focused on aspects and applications of chemistry most pertinent to engineering.

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.

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 106 or CHM 111 Corequisites: CHM 210L

CHM 210L  Organic Chemistry I Laboratory  1 Credit (0,3)

Laboratory with experiments paralleling the material in CHM 210. Chemical stoichiometry, states of matter, purification techniques, thermodynamics, chemical synthesis, and spectroscopy.
Prerequisites: (CHM 106 or CHM 111) and (CHM 106L or 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 (0,3)

Laboratory with experiments paralleling the material in CHM 211. Chemical stoichiometry, states of matter, purification techniques, reaction rates, chemical synthesis, and spectroscopy.
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 210 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 210L Corequisites: CHM 310

CHM 399  Special Topics in Chemistry  1-6 Credit

Individual independent or directed studies of selected topics.

CHM 499  Special Topics in Chemistry  1-6 Credit

Individual independent or directed studies of selected topics.