Chemistry (CHM)

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CHM 109 Bison image  Chemistry in the Home4 Credit hours   

An introduction to basic concepts of chemical science as it applies to materials commonly found within the household. Students will be expected to learn to evaluate potential hazards of such materials.

Pre-req: MTH 121 or MTH 121B or MTH 121H or MTH 125 or MTH 127 or MTH 130 or MTH 130H or MTH 131 or MTH 132 or MTH 140 or MTH 190 or MTH 203 or MTH 220 or STA 225 or MTH 225 or MTH 229 or MTH 229H.

Attributes: Core II Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 111 Foundations of Chemistry3 Credit hours   

This course will introduce students to basic chemical facts and concepts. Topics will include units, dimensional analysis, nomenclature, solutions, atomic structure, and stoichiometry.

Pre-req: MTH 127 with a minimum grade of C or ACT Math with a score of 21 or Placement Chemistry with a score of 111 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 500 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 530 or MTH 130 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 205 General, Organic, and Biochem3 Credit hours   

Introductory course for health professions students and non-science majors covering basic chemical principles with applications in organic chemistry and biochemistry.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 211 Bison image  Principles of Chemistry I3 Credit hours   

A study of the properties of materials and their inter- actions with each other. Development of theories and applications of the principles of energetics, dynamics and structure. Intended primarily for science majors and pre-professional students. 3 lec.

Pre-req: (ACT Math with a score of 23 or SAT Mathematics Before Mar. 16 with a score of 540 or SAT MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 570 or CHM 111 with a minimum grade of C or Placement Chemistry with a score of 211) and CHM 217 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: CHM 217
Attributes: Natural Sciences, Core II Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 212 Bison image  Principles Chemistry II3 Credit hours   

A continuation of chemistry 211 with emphasis on the inorganic chemistry of the representative elements and transition metals. 3 lec.

Pre-req: (CHM 211 with a minimum grade of C and (CHM 218 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D or CHM 218H (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D).

Concurrent PR: CHM 218 or CHM 218H
Attributes: Natural Sciences, Core II Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 217 Bison image  Principles of Chem Lab I2 Credit hours   

A laboratory course that demonstrates the application of concepts introduced in Chemistry 211.

Pre-req: CHM 211 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: CHM 211
Attributes: Natural Sciences, Core II Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 218 Bison image  Principles of Chem Lab II2 Credit hours   

A laboratory course that demonstrates the application of concepts introduced in Chemistry 212.

Pre-req: CHM 212 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: CHM 212
Attributes: Natural Sciences, Core II Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 218H Prin Chem Honor Lab II2 Credit hours   

An advanced laboratory class designed for Principles of Chemistry II students. This lab will introduce students to concepts and/or techniques important to later laboratory classes and research.

Pre-req: Admitted Honors College with a score of 1.

Co-req: CHM 212
Attributes: Honors, No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Natural Sciences
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CHM 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 291H Honors in Chemistry1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study or undergraduate research project for outstanding students.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 305 Research Methods Chem1 Credit hour   

A course concerning the searching and use of the chemical literature, ethical issues relating to the conduct of scientific research, proposal writing, scientific presentations, and proper scientific laboaratory conduct.

Pre-req: CHM 356 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 327 Intro Organic Chemistry3 Credit hours   

A one semester introduction to organic chemistry emphasizing structure, nomenclature, and reactivity. (Cannot fulfill an upper division chemistry elective.)

Pre-req: CHM 212 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 331 Chemistry Seminar0 Credit hours   

Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research.

Attributes: No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CHM 332 Chemistry Seminar0 Credit hours   

Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research.

Attributes: No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CHM 345 Intro to Analytical Chem4 Credit hours   

An introduction to basic techniques of analytical chemistry and data analysis through statistical procedures. Traditional wet and contemporary instrumental methods are covered with an emphasis on experimental care and craftsmanship.

Pre-req: CHM 212 and (CHM 218 or CHM 218H).

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 355 Organic Chemistry I3 Credit hours   

A systematic study of organic chemistry including modern structural theory, spectroscopy, and stereochemistry; app- lication of these topics to the study of reactions and their mechanisms and applications to synthesis. 3 lec.

Pre-req: CHM 212 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 356 Organic Chemistry II3 Credit hours   

Continuation of Chemistry 355. 3 lec.

Pre-req: CHM 355 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 357 Physical Chemistry: Quantum4 Credit hours   

A study of quantum mechanics applied to atomic structure, chemical bonding, and spectroscopy. 3 lec.-2 lab.

Pre-req: CHM 212 and MTH 229.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 358 Physical Chemistry: Thermo.4 Credit hours   

A study of chemical thermodynamics, equilibrium, and kinetics. 3 lec.-2 lab.

Pre-req: CHM 212 with a minimum grade of C and (MTH 229 or MTH 229H) and (PHY 211 or PHY 201).

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 361 Intro Organic Chm Lab3 Credit hours   

An introduction to of experimental organic chemistry with emphasis on fundamental techniques and their application to the preparation and identification of organic compounds. 6 lab.

Pre-req: CHM 356 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: CHM 356
Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 361H Intro Honors Organic Chem Lab3 Credit hours   

This laboratory will introduce students to advanced concepts and techniques in organic synthesis and spectroscopy. It requires students to engage in an independent synthetic project from the chemical literature.

Pre-req: CHM 356 (may be taken concurrently) and Admitted Honors College with a score of 1.

Concurrent PR: CHM 356
Attributes: Honors
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 365 Introductory Biochemistry3 Credit hours   

A survey course including introduction to basic biochemical concepts, metabolic pathways, and bioenergetics. 3 lec.

Pre-req: CHM 327 or CHM 356.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 366 Intro Biochemistry Lab2 Credit hours   

Introduction to basic biochemical laboratory techniques including chromatography, electrophonesis, and enzyme kinetics; methods for identification and characterization of biochemical systems. 4 lab.

Pre-req: CHM 365 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 390H Honors in Chemistry1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study or undergraduate research project for outstanding students.

Pre-req: Admitted Honors College with a score of 1.

Attributes: Honors, No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 391H Honors in Chemistry1-4 Credit hours   

Independent study or undergraduate research project for outstanding students.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 401 Research for Undergrad1-4 Credit hours   

Students engage in research project in collaboration with a faculty member.

Attributes: No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 411 Modern Instrument Methods4 Credit hours   

This course investigates the theory and functional aspects of modern analytical instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on the components of instruments and the applicability of various techniques to specific analytical problems.

Pre-req: CHM 307 with a minimum grade of C or CHM 357 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 428 Intro Forensic Methods3 Credit hours   

Introduction to crime scene investigation, physical evidence collection, serology and DNA technologies (PCR,RFLP). Dis- cussion of statistical analysis of DNA and managing a DNA database, using CODIS as an example. (PR: CHM 365 and either BSC 322 or 324).

Pre-req: CHM 365 and (BSC 322 or BSC 324).

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 431 Chemistry Seminar0 Credit hours   

Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research.

Attributes: No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CHM 432 Chemistry Seminar0 Credit hours   

Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research. Students also present an oral and written presentation of their capstone experience.

Pre-req: CHM 490 or CHM 491.

Attributes: No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
CHM 448 Adv Inorganic Chemistry I4 Credit hours   

Study of physical properties and periodic relationships of inorganic materials. 3 lec, 2 lab.

Pre-req: CHM 356 with a minimum grade of D and (CHM 357 with a minimum grade of D or CHM 358 with a minimum grade of D).

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 451 Biological Mass Spectrometry4 Credit hours   

This course investigates the theory and applications of mass spectrometry. It includes a laboratory component in which you will learn to run the mass spectrometers and interpret mass spectral results.

Pre-req: CHM 356 with a minimum grade of C.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 465 Adv Organic Chemistry I3 Credit hours   

Studies of the dynamics of organic reactins with emphasis on mechanisms and stereochemistry. 3 lec.

Pre-req: CHM 356 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 466 Adv Organic Chemistry II3 Credit hours   

A continuation of Chemistry 465 with emphasis on synthetic methods. 3 lec.

Pre-req: CHM 356 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 467 Intermediate Biochemistry3 Credit hours   

An intermediate level discussion of the biochemistry of mammalian cells.

Pre-req: CHM 365 with a minimum grade of C or BSC 365 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 478 Appl Microscopy in Research4 Credit hours   

A combined lecture/lab/self-motivated research course that results in a microscopy based project to be presented by each student in a public forum (may augment capstone).

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Natural Sciences
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CHM 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Natural Sciences
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CHM 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Natural Sciences
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CHM 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Natural Sciences
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CHM 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
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CHM 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 490 Bison image  Internship1-6 Credit hours   

Students engage in supervised chemical laboratory work in a professional setting.

Pre-req: CHM 305.

Attributes: Capstone Course, No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CHM 491 Bison image  Capstone Experience2-4 Credit hours   

Students engage in a collaborative research project with a faculty member.

Pre-req: CHM 305.

Attributes: Capstone Course, No Textbook Required, Natural Sciences
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode