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CHEM-1010 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
04 Semester Credits
Introduction to atomic structure and bonding as basis for understanding valence, formulas, compounds and chemical reactions.  Measurement, stoichemtry, states of matter, solutions, ionization, equilibria, acids, bases and pH, and health careers, scientific studies, and applications in daily life.
Lecture 03 hours.  Laboratory 03 hours
Prerequisite(s):  MATH-0960 Beginning Algebra II, or MATH 0980 Intensified Beginning Algebra; or eligibility for MATH-1141 Applied Algebra and Mathemeatical Reasoning or departmental approval: equivalent to knowledge or skills.


CHEM-1020 Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
04 Semester Credits
Structure and properties of representative carbon compounds and applications to everyday life. Nature and metabolism of biochemical compounds and relationship of nucleic acids to protein synthesis.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 03 hours.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM-1010 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry, or departmental approval: equivalent knowledge or skills.

CHEM-1300 General Chemistry
04 Semester Credits
Study of fundamental principles of chemistry emphasizing atomic theory and structure, chemical bonding, thermochemistry, solutions, stoichiometry, and state of matter. To fulfill laboratory science requirement, students should enroll in related laboratory course.
Lecture 04 hours Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM- 1010 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry, or sufficient score on Chemistry assessment test; and MATH-1280 Advanced Intermediate Algebra* or MATH - 1141 Applied Algebra and Mathematical Reasoning, or sufficient score on Math assessment test; or departmental approval: equivalent knowledge or skills. *Note: MATH- 1200 taken prior to Fall 2013 will also be accepted to fulfill prerequisite requirements.

CHEM-130L General Chemistry Laboratory I
01 Semester Credit
Basic laboratory experiments which correlate with chemical concepts, principles and processes of General Chemistry I. Emphasis on techniques and procedures.
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 03 hours.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM-1300 General Chemistry I, or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval: equivalent knowledge or skills.

CHEM-1310 General Chemistry II
04 Semester Credits
Emphasis on kinetics, equilibrium concepts, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, thermodynamics, coordination chemistry and organic chemistry. To fulfill laboratory science requirement, students should enroll in related laboratory course.
Lecture 04 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM-1300 General Chemistry I, or departmental approval: equivalent knowledge or skills.

CHEM-131L General Chemistry Laboratory II
01 Semester Credit
Basic laboratory experiments which correlate with chemical concepts, principles and processes of General Chemistry II. Emphasis on technique and procedures.
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 03 hours.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM-130L General Chemistry Lab I; and CHEM-1310 General Chemistry II, or concurrent enrollment; or departmental approval: equivalent knowledge or skills.

CHEM-1800 Special Topics in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Study of selected topics or current issues in . Provides student an opportunity to explore various topics in greater detail (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). Repeatable for different topics. (No more than six credits of special topics courses may be applied toward elective and/or program graduation degree requirements.)
Lecture 1-3 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Other Required Hours: 00.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty counterparts determine appropriate prerequisite/corequisite for each topic.

CHEM-181S Special Laboratory Topics in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Specialized two-hour lab per credit focusing on selected topics or current issues in (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). Repeatable for different topics. (no more than six credits of special topics may be applied toward elective and/or program graduation degree requirements.)
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 2-6 hours.
Other Required Hours: 00.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty counterparts determine appropriate prerequisite/corequisite for each topic.

CHEM-181T Special Laboratory Topics in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Specialized three-hour lab per credit focusing on selected topics or current issues in (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). Repeatable for different topics. (no more than six credits of special topics may be applied toward elective and/or program graduation degree requirements.)
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 3-9 hours.
Other Required Hours: 00.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty counterparts determine appropriate prerequisite/corequisite for each topic.

CHEM-1820 Independent Research in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Specific content and objectives to be arranged between instructor and student. (May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.)
Lecture 0-3 hours. Laboratory 0-9 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval.

CHEM-182S Independent Laboratory Research in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Independent two-hour lab per credit. Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 2-6 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG-1010 College Composition I, and departmental approval and instructor approval.

CHEM-182T Independent Laboratory Research in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Independent three-hour lab per credit. Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 3-9 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG-1010 College Composition I, and departmental approval and instructor approval.

CHEM-2300 Organic Chemistry I
05 Semester Credits
Functional group chemistry of aliphatic compounds covering nomenclature, structural- reactivity, and synthetic reactions. Theoretical concepts, structural bonding, stereochemistry and reaction mechanisms emphasized. Use of various spectrometric techniques for identification of compounds introduced.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 06 hours.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM-1310 General Chemistry II, and CHEM-131L General Chemistry Laboratory II; or departmental approval: equivalent knowledge or skills.

CHEM-2310 Organic Chemistry II
05 Semester Credits
Continuation of Organic Chemistry I. Common functional groups with emphasis on aromatic and carbonyl containing molecules, and selected topics such as heterocyclic compounds, macromolecules, and biomolecules introduced.
Lecture 03 hours. Laboratory 06 hours.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM-2300 Organic Chemistry I.

CHEM-2400 Quantitative Analysis
04 Semester Credits
Study of chemical stoichiometry, homogeneous and heterogeneous equilibria, and the theory and techniques of gravimetric, volumetric, spectrometric, and electrochemical methods of quantitative analytical chemistry.
Lecture 02 hours. Laboratory 06 hours.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM-1310 General Chemistry II, and CHEM-131L General Chemistry Laboratory II.

CHEM-2800 Special Advanced Topics in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Study of selected advanced topics or current issues in Chemistry. Provides student an opportunity to explore various topics in greater detail (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings.). Repeatable for different topics. (No more than six credits of special topics courses may be applied toward elective and/or program graduation degree requirements.)
Lecture 1-3 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty counterparts determine appropriate prerequisite/corequisite for each topic.

CHEM-281S Special Advanced Laboratory Topics in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Specialized two-hour lab per credit focusing on advanced topics or current issues in Chemistry (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). Repeatable for different topics. (No more than six credits of special topics courses may be applied toward elective and/or program graduation degree requirements.)
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 2-6 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty counterparts determine appropriate prerequisite/corequisite for each topic.

CHEM-281T Special Advanced Laboratory Topics in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Specialized three-hour lab per credit focusing on advanced topics or current issues in (see Credit Schedule of classes for current offerings). Repeatable for different topics. (No more than six credits of special topics courses may be applied toward elective and/or program graduation degree requirements.)
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 3-9 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty counterparts determine appropriate prerequisite/corequisite for each topic.

CHEM-2820 Independent Advanced Research in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Specific content and objectives to be arranged between instructor and student. (May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.)
Lecture 0-3 hours. Laboratory 0-9 hours
Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval.

CHEM-282S Independent Advanced Laboratory Research in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Independent two-hour lab per credit. Directed individual advanced study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 2-6 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG-1010 College Composition I, and departmental approval and instructor approval.

CHEM-282T Independent Advanced Laboratory Research in Chemistry
1-3 Semester Credits
Independent three-hour lab per credit. Directed individual advanced study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.
Lecture 00 hours. Laboratory 3-9 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG-1010 College Composition I, and departmental approval and instructor approval.

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