CHEM821
Analytical ChemistryCrosslisted with CHEM 421

Prerequisites: CHEM 471/871 or 481/881; parallel CHEM 423/823

Description: Chemical and physical properties applied to quantitative chemical analysis. Solution equilibria, stoichiometry, and instrumental theory and techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM823
Analytical Chemistry LaboratoryCrosslisted with CHEM 423

Prerequisites: Same as for CHEM 421/821.

Description: Lab designed to accompany CHEM 421/821. Applications of analytical chemical principles to laboratory problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM824
Applied Problems in Analytical Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 821

Description: Selection and execution of analytical methods in the solution of typical academic and industrial chemical problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM825A
Ionic Equilibria

Prerequisites: or parallel: CHEM 821 or *824

Description: Survey of theory of ionic equilibrium systems of importance in chemical analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CHEM825B
Electrochemical Methods

Prerequisites: CHEM 821 or *824

Description: Survey of principles and applications of electroanalytical chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM825D
Mass Spectrometry

Prerequisites: CHEM 821 or *824

Description: Survey of the fundamentals (1 cr) and applications (1 cr) of mass spectrometry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-2

ACE:

CHEM825E
Data Handling

Prerequisites: or parallel: CHEM 821 or *824

Description: Application of statistical, graphical and numerical methods for the treatment of analytical chemical data.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CHEM825G
Chromatographic Separations

Prerequisites: CHEM 821 or *824

Description: Survey of principles and applications of modern chromatographic analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM825J
Optical Methods of Analysis

Prerequisites: CHEM 821 or *824

Description: Survey of principles and analytical application of modern optical spectrometric methods.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM831
Structure and MetabolismCrosslisted with BIOC 431, BIOC 831, BIOS 431, BIOS 831, CHEM 431

Prerequisites: CHEM 252 or CHEM 262 with a grade of C or better. LIFE 120 and BIOS 206 are recommended.

First course of a two-semester, comprehensive biochemistry course sequence.

Description: Structure and function of proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids; nature of enzymes; major metabolic pathways of catabolism; and biochemical energy production.

This course is a prerequisite for: VBMS 410

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM832
Metabolism and Biological InformationCrosslisted with BIOC 432, BIOC 832, BIOS 432, CHEM 432, BIOS 832

Prerequisites: BIOC 431/831 with a grade of C or better, BIOS 206 or AGRO 215.

Continuation of BIOC 431/831.

Description: Major metabolic pathways of anabolism, structural and biochemical aspects of biological information flow and use in biotechnology.

This course is a prerequisite for: BIOC 435; BIOC 934, BIOS 934, CHEM 934

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM833
Biochemistry LaboratoryCrosslisted with BIOC 433, BIOC 833, BIOS 433, BIOS 833, CHEM 433

Prerequisites: BIOC 431/831 (or concurrent enrollment) or CHEM 435/835.

Description: Introduction to techniques used in biochemical and biotechnology research, including measurement of pH, spectroscopy, analysis of enzymes, chromatography, fractionation of macromolecules, electrophoresis, and centrifugation.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM834
Plant BiochemistryCrosslisted with AGRO 434, BIOC 434, BIOS 434, CHEM 434, AGRO 834, BIOC 834, BIOS 834

Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 431/831.

Description: Biochemical metabolism unique to plants. Relationships of topics previously acquired in general biochemistry to biochemical processes unique to plants. Biochemical mechanisms behind physiological processes discussed in plant or crop physiology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM835
Chemical Biology

Prerequisites: CHEM 252 or 262, and 871 or 881

Description: Use of recent advances in genomics to organize the field of biochemistry as well as an understanding of how biologists, biochemists and chemists use this information to cure diseases. Credit toward the degree cannot be earned in both CHEM 835, and 831 and/or 832 or their equivalents.

This course is a prerequisite for: CHEM 936

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM836
Physical Basis of Macromolecular FunctionCrosslisted with BIOC 836

Description: Introduction to the theory and practice of biophysical characterization of macromolecules. The course will be based on primary research literature, although a supporting text will be used for in depth discussion of the methods.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM841
Inorganic ChemistryCrosslisted with CHEM 441

Prerequisites: CHEM 252 or 262, and 264; parallel CHEM 843

Description: CHEM 441/841 and the accompanying lab course, CHEM 443/843, constitute a basic course in inorganic chemistry. Structure, bonding, properties, and reactions of inorganic compounds with emphasis on the relationships and trends that are embodied in the periodic table of the elements.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM843
Inorganic Chemistry LaboratoryCrosslisted with CHEM 443

Prerequisites: CHEM 252 or 262, and 264; parallel: CHEM 841

Parallel: CHEM 441/841 or permission.

Description: Introduction to typical inorganic chemistry laboratory techniques through the preparation and characterization of inorganic compounds.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM845
Modern Inorganic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 841, 843, and 882 or permission

Description: Topics in inorganic chemistry such as bioinorganics, catalysis, organometallic, materials and solid state chemistry. Theoretical principles and practical applications, and on correlating the physical and chemical properties of the chemical elements and inorganic chemical compounds.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM848
Redox BiochemistryCrosslisted with BIOC 848

Prerequisites: 3 hrs BIOC and 3 hrs inorganic chemistry

Description: Redox (oxidation and reduction)-based biochemical processes (energy generation, oxygen transfer, enzyme catalysis, signaling, gene regulation, and diseases). Recent progress in these areas. Roles of metals in biochemical reactions, metal homeostasis, and biosynthesis of metal cofactors and metal sites. Biochemistry and pathophysiology of redoxactive species and radicals. Antioxidant molecules and enzymes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM855
Advanced Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 252 or 262 or equivalent

Description: Survey of modern concepts of structure/bonding, acidity/basicity, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms. Introduction to the fundamental tools used to investigate reaction mechanism (transition state theory, elementary Huckel theory, linear free energy relationships, rate laws and kinetic isotope effects). Mechanistic examples emphasize the major classes of organic reactions, particularly concerted, carbanionic and carbocationic. Development of reasoning skills.

This course is a prerequisite for: CHEM 865A; CHEM 865B; CHEM 865E

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM863
Advanced Organic PreparationsCrosslisted with CHEM 463

Prerequisites: CHEM 252 or 254.

For students who wish additional laboratory work in organic chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

CHEM865A
Organic Reactions

Prerequisites: CHEM 855 and permission

Description: Modern reactions and methodology for organic synthesis. Carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions; alkene synthesis; oxidation; reductions; function group interconversion; use of protecting groups; and organometallic reagents.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM865B
Advanced Organic Reactions

Prerequisites: CHEM 855 and permission

Description: Additional reactions of importance for organic synthesis. Examples of topics which may be covered include cycloadditions, rearrangements, and radical-based trnasofmations.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CHEM865E
Bioconjugate Reactions

Prerequisites: CHEM 855 and permission

Description: Organic reactions of particular relevance to interdisciplinary research in analytical/bioanalytical chemistry, biochemistry, and the life sciences. Formation of esters, thioesters, and amides; surface functionalization of inorganic or polymer supports; methods for cross-linking, conjugation, or immobilization of chemicals and biomolecules.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CHEM871
Physical ChemistryCrosslisted with CHEM 471

Prerequisites: CHEM 114 and 116, or 221, with a grade of 'C' or better; MATH 106 and 238, or 107; one year college physics.

Credit may not be earned in both CHEM 471/871 and CHEM 481/881.

Description: Conceptual and mathematical foundations of classical and statistical thermodynamics. Applications of thermodynamics to phase and chemical equilibria. Thermodynamics of solutions of small molecules and of polymers. Biological applications of thermodynamics. Introduction to chemical and biochemical spectroscopy.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

CHEM874
Topics in Chemical PedagogyCrosslisted with TEAC 874

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM874A
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Green ChemistryCrosslisted with TEAC 874A

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

CHEM874D
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Demonstrations for High School ChemistryCrosslisted with TEAC 874D

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM874E
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Experiments for High School ChemistryCrosslisted with TEAC 874E

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM874J
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Developing a Safety CultureCrosslisted with TEAC 874J

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CHEM874K
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Chemistry of Life Processes: Biomolecules

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM874L
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Addressing MisconceptionsCrosslisted with TEAC 874L

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM874M
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Mathematics IntegrationCrosslisted with MATH 874M, TEAC 874M

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. May be counted towards the MAT and MScT degrees in mathematics and statistics, not the MA, MS, or PhD. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

CHEM874N
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Inquiry StrategiesCrosslisted with TEAC 874N

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM874P
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Chemistry in the WorkplaceCrosslisted with TEAC 874P

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM874Y
Topics in Chemical Pedagogy - Graphing Calculator ActivitiesCrosslisted with TEAC 874Y

Description: Topical chemistry content for high school teachers organized according to the National Science Education Standards. A maximum combined total of 12 hours from TEAC *869 and/or *874 may be counted toward a masters degree. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry. Courses are Web-based.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

CHEM875
Chemical Pedagogy in the High School LaboratoryCrosslisted with TEAC 875

Description: Laboratory-based courses addressing specific issues connected with teaching laboratory work in high school chemistry programs. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM875A
Chemical Pedagogy in the High School Laboratory - Small-scale ExperimentsCrosslisted with TEAC 875A

Description: Laboratory-based courses addressing specific issues connected with teaching laboratory work in high school chemistry programs. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM875B
Chemical Pedagogy in the High School Laboratory - Technology IntegrationCrosslisted with TEAC 875B

Description: Laboratory-based courses addressing specific issues connected with teaching laboratory work in high school chemistry programs. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3-6

ACE:

CHEM875E
Chemical Pedagogy in the High School Laboratory - Inquiry ExperimentsCrosslisted with TEAC 875E

Description: Laboratory-based courses addressing specific issues connected with teaching laboratory work in high school chemistry programs. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM875K
Chemical Pedagogy in the High School Laboratory - At-home ExperimentsCrosslisted with TEAC 875K

Description: Laboratory-based courses addressing specific issues connected with teaching laboratory work in high school chemistry programs. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM875P
Chemical Pedagogy in the High School Laboratory - Probe ExperimentsCrosslisted with TEAC 875P

Description: Laboratory-based courses addressing specific issues connected with teaching laboratory work in high school chemistry programs. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM875T
Chemical Pedagogy in the High School Laboratory - Traditional ExperimentsCrosslisted with TEAC 875T

Description: Laboratory-based courses addressing specific issues connected with teaching laboratory work in high school chemistry programs. Credit in this course will not count towards a graduate degree in chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM881
Physical Chemistry ICrosslisted with CHEM 481

Prerequisites: CHEM 221 with grade of at least C; MATH 208; PHYS 212.

Credit may not be earned in both CHEM 471/871 and 481/881.

Description: CHEM 481/881 and 482/882 with accompanying lab 484/884 form a continuous basic course in physical chemistry for students interested in chemistry as a profession. Introduction to quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics; application to problems in atomic and molecular structure and to spectroscopy.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

CHEM882
Physical Chemistry IICrosslisted with CHEM 482

Prerequisites: CHEM 481/881.

This course should parallel CHEM 484/884. Continuation of CHEM 481/881.

Description: Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics and their application to the study of solids, liquids, gases, solutions, phase equilibria, and chemical equilibria. Chemical kinetics and reaction dynamics.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

CHEM884
Physical Chemical MeasurementsCrosslisted with CHEM 484

Prerequisites: CHEM 481/881. Parallel with CHEM 482/882.

Lab designed to accompany CHEM 482.

Description: Applications of physical measurements and principles to study chemical systems and processes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM884A
Physical Chemical MeasurementsCrosslisted with CHEM 484A

Parallel with CHEM 482/882.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM885
Survey of Modern Physical Chemistry

Description: A one-semester survey course in modern physical chemistry, covering chemical thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, quantum chemistry, molecular structure and spectroscopy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM886
Advanced Topics in Biophysical ChemistryCrosslisted with BIOC 486, BIOC 886, BIOS 486, BIOS 886, CHEM 486

Prerequisites: CHEM 471/871 or 481/881.

Description: Applications of thermodynamics to biochemical phenomena, optical properties of proteins and polynucleotides, and kinetics of rapid reactions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM898
Special Problems

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

CHEM898A
Introduction to Graduate Research

Prerequisites: Admission to chemistry graduate program.

Description: Series of lectures and activities designed to prepare for graduate research and graduate studies in chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

CHEM898B
Research Update Interview

Description: Preparation for and presentation of the Research Update Interview. Open to graduate students in Chemistry in the third semester of their program, or with instructor permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CHEM898E
Original Proposal Oral

Description: Preparation for and presentation of an Original Research Proposal. Open to graduate students in Chemistry in the sixth semester of their program, or with instructor permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CHEM899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

CHEM932
ProteinsCrosslisted with BIOC 932, BIOS 932

Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 832 or BIOC/BIOS/CHEM *839

Description: Protein structure and function.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM933
EnzymesCrosslisted with BIOC 933, BIOS 933

Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 432/832, or BIOC/BIOS/CHEM *839

Description: Kinetics regulation and reaction mechanisms of enzymes.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM934
Genome Dynamics and Gene ExpressionCrosslisted with BIOC 934, BIOS 934

Prerequisites: BIOC/BIOS/CHEM 832 or permission

Description: Detailed examination of dynamic control mechanisms of genome maintenance and gene regulation. Mechanisms of transcription, translation, and replication based on analysis of current and seminal literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM935
Metabolic Function and DysfunctionCrosslisted with BIOC 935, BIOS 935

Prerequisites: BIOC/CHEM/BIOS 432/832 and permission

Description: Current metabolic research at the bioenergetic, metabolomic, and molecular level. The normal metabolic processes that go awry in cancer, obesity, and oxidative stress.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CHEM936
Molecular Biology Methods

Prerequisites: CHEM 431/831, or CHEM 835, or with instructor permission

Description: The fundamentals of molecular biology and biotechnology and applications. The fundamentals include methods for DNA cloning, sequencing, annotation, recombination, mutagenesis, and expression. The applications include the production of molecular diagnostics and therapeutic agents etc. with a focus on the molecular biotechnology of microbial systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

CHEM943
Solid-State Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM *845 and *885

Description: Advanced course dealing with the structure, bonding, properties, and reactions of inorganic solid materials.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM945
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM *845

Description: Chemistry of the metallic compounds.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CHEM946
Organometallic Chemistry

Description: The chemistry of compounds that occupy the boundary between inorganic and organic chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CHEM952
Stereochemistry of Organic Compounds

Prerequisites: CHEM *855

Description: Types of stereoisomerism in organic compounds. Steric strain and certain other steric effects in reactions of organic substances.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

ACE:

CHEM953
Organic Reaction Mechanisms

Prerequisites: CHEM *855

Description: Classes of reaction mechanisms and the methods whereby mechanisms may be studied. Kinetic and equilibrium studies; isotopic labeling; activation parameters; linear free energy relationships; stereochemistry; NMR and other spectroscopic methods as applied to reaction mechanisms, including direct observation of reactive intermediates; interpreting the results of semi-empirical calculations of reaction pathways; and studies of acid- and base-catalysis mechanisms.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

ACE:

CHEM954
Physical Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM *855

Description: Elementary aspects of molecular orbital (MO) theory. Selected concepts in molecular symmetry and topology. Applications of MO calculations to reaction mechanisms and elucidation of electronic structure for organic molecules: calculations vs. experiment. Introduction to selected interdisciplinary topics.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

ACE:

CHEM963
Metals in Organic Synthesis

Prerequisites: CHEM 865

Description: Use of organometallic reagents and catalysts in organic synthesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

ACE:

CHEM964
Bioorganic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM *855

Description: Organic chemistry of biological systems with particular emphasis on the molecular mechanisms of action of enzymes and their associated cofactors.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

ACE:

CHEM965
Advanced Synthetic Strategy

Prerequisites: CHEM 865

Description: Strategy and execution of organic synthesis. Retrosynthetic analysis; total synthesis of natural and unnatural products; methods for asymmetric synthesis; and applications of pericyclic reactions.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

ACE:

CHEM972
Quantum Chemistry I

Prerequisites: CHEM *885

Description: Basic principles of quantum mechanics applied to problems in molecular structure and chemical bonding.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHEM982
Chemical Thermodynamics

Prerequisites: CHEM *885

Description: Principles of thermodynamics, with applications to chemical systems and processes, and illustrations from current literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHEM983
Statistical Thermodynamics

Prerequisites: CHEM *885 or 982

Description: Application of equilibrium statistical mechanics to problems of chemical interest. Calculation of thermodynamic functions from molecular structure data. Molecular theories of gases, liquids, and solutions.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

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CHEM984
Chemical Kinetics

Prerequisites: CHEM *885 or 982

Description: Concepts and equations; successive, competing, and reversible reactions; equilibrium, collision, and activated-complex theories; reaction mechanism; heterogeneous reactions; current literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

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CHEM987A
Molecular Spectroscopy

Prerequisites: CHEM 482/882 or *885 or 972; and permission.

Description: A quantitative treatment of the principal methods of electronic, optical, and magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

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CHEM987B
Scattering

Prerequisites: CHEM 482/882 or *885 or 972; and permission.

Description: A quantitative treatment of the principal methods of light, electron and neutron scattering.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

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CHEM990
Seminar in Chemistry

Description: CHEM 990 consists of monthly lectures presented by guest speakers from other colleges and universities, the government, and industry. Registration in CHEM 990 is required of all full-time CHEM graduate students. Current topics of chemical interest.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-5

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CHEM991A
Selected Topics in Analytical Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 821 or *824, or parallel

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

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CHEM991B
Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM *845 and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

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CHEM991E
Special Topics in Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM *855

Description: Topics of special interest in modern organic chemistry.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

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CHEM991J
Special Topics in Physical Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 881 and 882, or *885

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

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CHEM992A
Graduate Seminar in Analytical/Bioanalytical Chemistry

Prerequisites: Graduate student enrollment in Chemistry, or permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

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CHEM992E
Graduate Seminar in Organic Chemistry/Chemical Biology

Prerequisites: Graduate student enrollment in Chemistry, or permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

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CHEM992J
Graduate Seminar in Physical/Inorganic/Materials Chemistry

Prerequisites: Graduate student enrollment in Chemistry, or permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

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CHEM992K
Seminar in Biological ChemistryCrosslisted with BIOC 992K

Prerequisites: BIOC 832 or *839; and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-2

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CHEM999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

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