• CHEM 100 Chemistry and Society

    3 Credits Syllabus

    Introduction to chemistry for non-science majors. Discussion of basic chemistry concepts and their application to everyday life. No credit for science and engineering majors. DP

  • CHEM 131 Preparation for General Chemistry

    3 Credits Syllabus

    For students lacking preparation in chemistry. Provides background in algebra and elementary concepts of chemistry in preparation for entering the General Chemistry sequence. (Three lecture hours/week) Fall, Spring, and Summer.

    • Prerequisite: Effective Fall 2017: Successful completion of CHEM placement exam
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  • CHEM 151 Elementary Survey of Chemistry

    3 Credits

    (Discontinued) Nonrigorous but adequate background in fundamentals. Preparation for technical training in life sciences. DP

  • CHEM 152 Survey of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry

    3 Credits Syllabus

    (Discontinued) Structure, nomenclature, properties and reactions of organic compounds, emphasizing those of practical importance in life sciences. (Three lecture hours/week) Spring only. DP

  • CHEM 152L Survey of Organic & Bioorganic Chemistry Labs

    Credit

    (Discontinued) Techniques of preparation, purification, identification of organic compounds. DY

  • CHEM 161 General Chemistry I

    3 Credits

    Basic principles of chemistry including stoichiometry. Introduction to solution phase chemistry. Gas phase chemistry. Introduction to thermodynamics, including enthalpies of formation and reaction. Introduction to atomic structure, periodic trends, chemical bonding, molecular structure. (3 lecture hours/week) Spring and Fall. DP.

    • Prerequisite: C (not C-) in 131 or C (not C-) in 151 or successful completion of placement exam, or consent
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  • CHEM 161L General Chemistry I Laboratory

    1 Credit

    Laboratory experiments introducing techniques and fundamental principles of chemistry. (One 3-hour laboratory session/week) Spring and Fall. DY

  • CHEM 162 General Chemistry II

    3 Credits

    (Continuation of CHEM 161) Liquids and solids. Solutions and colligative properties. Continuation of thermodynamics, including entropy and free energy. Principles and applications of chemical equilibrium, including acid-base chemistry (titrations, buffers). Kinetics. Redox reactions and electrochemistry. (3 lecture hours/week) Spring and Fall. DP

  • CHEM 162L General Chemistry II Laboratory

    1 Credit

    Laboratory experiments introducing techniques and fundamental principles of chemistry. (One 3-hour laboratory session/week) Spring and Fall. DY

  • CHEM 171 Principles of Chemistry

    4 Credits Syllabus

    Principles, theories and elementary analytical methods of chemistry. Intended for physical science majors and engineers. (Fall Only) DP

    • Prerequisite: Satisfactory Placement Exam score, and MATH 241 (or concurrent) or MATH 251A (or concurrent)
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  • CHEM 171L Principles of Chemistry Laboratory

    1 Credit

    Laboratory experiments illustrating fundamental principles of chemistry. DY

  • CHEM 181A Honors General Chemistry

    4 Credits

    Rigorous, in-depth introduction to chemical principles with emphasis on experimental and applied aspects of modern chemistry. (Three lecture hours/ week) Fall only. DP (Has not been offered in recent years)

    • Prerequisite: High-school chemistry and MATH 215 or MATH 241 or MATH 251A
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  • CHEM 181L Honors General Chemistry Laboratory

    1 Credit

    Laboratory experiments illustrating fundamental principles of chemistry involving advanced techniques and modern instrumentation. (One 3-hour lab session/week) Fall only. DY. (Has not been offered in recent years)

  • CHEM 272 Organic Chemistry I

    3 Credits Syllabus

    Molecular structure, nomenclature, stereochemistry, reactions and mechanisms, synthesis of organic compounds. (Three lecture hours/week) Spring and Fall. DP

  • CHEM 272L Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

    2 Credits Syllabus

    Techniques, synthesis and qualitative analysis, applications of spectroscopy. Spring and Fall. DY

    • Prerequisite: CHEM 162L, 171L or 181L and CHEM 272 (or concurrent)
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