CHEMISTRY (CHEM)

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.

Credits: 2,3

Attributes: Lab Course

Course Notes: Lecture and Lab course., Should have the equivalent of CHEM 202 with a min, of C- and CHEM 212 with a min grade of C-.

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.

Credits: 2,3

Course Notes: Lecture and Lab course. Should have the equivalent, of CHEM 201 with a minimum grade of, C- and CHEM 202 with a minimum grade of C- and CHEM, with a minimum grade of C-.

CHEM 437 - INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS

Basic theories and experimental techniques in instrumental methods of analysis including spectrophotometry, chromatography, and electrochemistry.

Credits: 2,3

Attributes: Lab Course

Course Notes: Lecture and Lab course., Must have equivalent of CHEM 202 with a min grade of C-, and CHEM 212 with a min grade of C- and CHEM 237 with a, min grade of C-.

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.

Credits: 3

Course Notes: CHEM 212 with a min grade of C-; BIOL 301 recommended.

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.

Credits: 3

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.

Credits: 1-4

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

Credits: 1-6

Course Notes: Consent of instructor