Chemistry (CHEM)

Courses

CHEM 520. Thermodynamics and Kinetics. 3 Credits.

Temperature, heat and work, thermodynamic properties of gases, solids and solutions; homogeneous and heterogeneous equilibria; thermodynamics of electrochemical cells; statistical thermodynamics; calculation of thermodynamic properties; chemical kinetics.
P: graduate status
Fall Only.

CHEM 522. Therymodynamics and Kinetics Laboratory. 1 Credit.

Laboratory course to accompany CHEM 520.
P: gr st; and CHEM 520 or conc enr
Fall Only.

CHEM 530. Biochemistry. 3 Credits.

Nature and function of the important constituents of living matter, their biosynthesis and degradation; energy transformation, protein synthesis and metabolic control.
P: gr st.
Fall Only.

CHEM 531. Biochemistry Laboratory. 1 Credit.

Laboratory course to accompany CHEM 530.
P: gr st.
Fall Only.

CHEM 602. Advanced Organic Chemistry. 3 Credits.

Physical organic approach to chemistry; reaction mechanisms, molecular orbital theory, conservation of orbital symmetry, aromaticity, stereochemistry, linear free energy relationships, isotopes effects, pericyclic reactions, photochemistry, natural products and advanced topics in molecular spectroscopy.
P: gr st.
Fall Odd.

CHEM 603. Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory. 1 Credit.

Laboratory course to accompany CHEM 602; advanced molecular spectroscopy, organic qualitative analysis, physical organic chemistry experiments.
P: CHEM 602 or conc enr.
Fall Odd.

CHEM 613. Instrumental Analysis. 4 Credits.

Theory and practice of analysis by instrumental methods, including methods based on absorption and emission of radiation, electroanalytic methods, chromatographic methods and radiochemical methods.
P: gr st.
Fall Only.

CHEM 617. Nuclear Physics and Radiochemistry. 3 Credits.

Properties and reactions of atomic nuclei; application of the properties of radioactive nuclei to the solution of chemical, physical, biological and environmental problems.
P: gr st.
Spring Even.