Undergraduate Bulletin

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

640-100 CHEMISTRY FOR THE CONSUMER -- GL -- 5 cr

A critical examination of those chemical products which have a significant impact upon the daily life of the consumer. Attention will be focused from the consumer viewpoint upon food additives, prescription and non-prescription drugs, fuels, pesticides, detergents, synthetic fibers and plastics. Meets General Studies laboratory science requirements.

Prereq: 600-105 or consent of instructor.

640-102 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY -- GL -- 5 cr

An introduction to the general concepts of chemistry including matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, bonding, reactions and stoichiometry, gas laws, changes of state, thermochemistry, acid-base theory, solutions, colloids, kinetics, equilibria and electrochemistry.

Prereq: Math 760-141 or waiver thereof.

640-104 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY -- GL -- 5 cr

A continuation of 640-102.

Prereq: 640-102.

640-109 ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY -- 5 cr

The first course in a two semester sequence emphasizing elementary chemical principles including nomenclature, atomic and molecular structure, reactions, stoichiometry, solutions, acid/base principles, buffer systems, oxidation-reduction. This course is designed to meet the special needs of students in safety education. This course cannot be used to meet major or minor requirements in chemistry.

Prereq: Math 760-141 or waiver thereof.

640-110 ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY -- 5 cr

A continuation of 640-109. The study of elementary chemical principles is continued with a study of kinetics and the structures, reactions and properties of organic compounds. This course is designed to meet the special needs of students in safety education. This course cannot be used to meet major or minor requirements in chemistry.

Prereq: 640-109.

640-251 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY -- 3 cr

Introductory chemistry of the compounds of carbon, their structures and reactions. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prereq: 640-104.

640-252 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY -- 3 cr

A continuation of 640-251. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prereq: 640-251.

640-261 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY -- 2 cr

Basic organic manipulative techniques and simpler syntheses are considered. Spectroscopic topics are introduced. Generally taken concurrently with 640-251. Two three-hour laboratories per week.

Coreq: 640-251.

640-262 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY -- 2 cr

A continuation of 640-261. Includes more advanced synthetic work and spectroscopic techniques. Generally taken concurrently with 640-252. Two three-hour laboratories per week.

Prereq: 640-261, 640-252 or con reg in 640-252.

640-352 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS -- 5 cr

An introduction to the basic principles of measurements as applied to volumetric, gravimetric and photometric methods. Three one-hour lectures and two three-hour laboratory periods per week.

Prereq: 640-104.

640-370 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY -- 3 cr

A course in the fundamentals of physical chemistry.

Prereq: 640-352. Coreq: 760-255 (Mathematics) and 800-175 (Physics).

640-371 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY -- 3 cr

A continuation of 640-370.

Prereq: 640-370.

640-455/655 ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY -- 3 cr

Lectures on advanced topics in organic chemistry.

Prereq: 640-252 and cons instr.

640-456 BIOCHEMISTRY -- 3 cr

An introduction to the chemistry of biological systems. The compounds of living organisms, i.e., vitamins, enzymes, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids, are studied. Intermediary metabolism and biological control are introduced.

Prereq: 640-252 or cons instr.

640-470 EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY -- 2 cr

A laboratory course in experimental physical chemistry. Experiments from various areas of physical chemistry will be performed. Four hours of laboratory per week.

Coreq: 640-370.

640-471 EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY -- 2 cr

A continuation of 640-470. Four hours of laboratory per week.

Prereq: 640-470 and either 640-371 or con reg in 640-371.

640-480 INSTRUMENTAL METHODS OF ANALYSIS -- 4 cr

A survey of optical and electrometic determinations, separation methods and basic instrumentation as applied to chemical analysis. Two one-hour lectures and two three-hour laboratory periods per week.

Prereq: 640-252, 640-352.

640-490/690 WORKSHOP -- 1-4 cr

Repeatable two times for a maximum of 8 credits in degree.

640-494 CHEMISTRY SEMINAR -- 1 cr

Repeatable for a maximum of 2 credits in major. Credits in this course may not be used to fulfill minor requirements in Chemistry.

Prereq: Consent of instructor.

640-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES -- 1-3 cr

Repeatable two times for a maximum 6 credits in degree.

640-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CHEMISTRY -- 1-3 cr

Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree. Credits in this course may not be used to fulfill minor requirements in Chemistry.

Prereq: Cons instr.

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