CHEM 413 - ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Spectrometric methods for determining the structures of organic compounds. Mass spectrometry, proton and carbon FT-NMR, infrared, ultraviolet, and visible spectroscopy. Laboratory includes synthesis of organic compounds and applied spectroscopic methods.
Attributes: Lab Course
CHEM 436 - ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
Overview of analytical chemistry including classical methods for quantitative chemical analysis and instrumental analysis. Topics include statistical treatment of data and mathematical treatment of acid-base, solubility, complexometric, and electrochemical equilibria. Also covered are theories and techniques of instrumental methods of analysis including ultraviolet-visible and fluorescence spectroscopy, atomic absorption, gas and liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry. Required laboratory provides experience in all of these techniques to analyze a variety of samples.
CHEM 444 - BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Survey of biological molecules that involve metal ions and/or metal-containing cofactors; the interaction and biological significance of metal ions including medicinal applications.
CHEM 452 - MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
Chemistry and pharmacology of the principal classes of drugs; history of the development of medicinal chemistry; mechanisms of drug action; relationships between molecular structure and biological activity; the literature of medicinal chemistry; evaluation of potential drugs; perspective on the design of new drugs.
Course Notes: Graduate standing
CHEM 492 - RESEARCH IN CHEMISTRY
Independent field- or laboratory-based research experience under the supervision of a faculty sponsor. A minimum of 3 completed semester hours will fulfill the research requirement for the MS degree. Up to 3 semester hours may be applied toward thesis requirements. Students may register in consecutive semesters.
Course Notes: Consent of instructor. $100 per semester hour., Students must arrange for independent laboratory, research experience with a science, faculty member prior to registration.
CHEM 495 - INDEPENDENT STUDY
Course Notes: Consent of instructor