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CHEM  1405  Introduction to Chemistry I

For non-science majors.  Survey of chemistry including scientific calculations, chemical equations, theory of atoms and bonding, states of matter, nuclear chemistry, elementary thermodynamics, and acid-base chemistry. Lab and recitation required.  Prerequisite: Meet TSI standard for MATH 0310, and TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent.  4 credit hours.  (A)

 

CHEM  1409  General Chemistry for Engineering Majors

Lecture: Fundamental principles of chemistry for engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, acid-base concepts, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions, properties of gases, phase-diagrams, chemical thermodynamics, kinetics, introduction to chemical equilibrium, and an introduction to descriptive inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry.  Lab: Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in lecture; introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, chemical instrumentation, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports. This is a co-requisite for CHEM 1409 lecture.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: MATH 1314 equivalent or higher level within the last 5 years with a grade of C or better.  4 credit hours.  (A)

 

CHEM  1411  General Chemistry I

Lecture: Fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions, properties of gases, and an introduction to thermodynamics and descriptive chemistry. Lab: Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in CHEM 1311; introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.  High school chemistry is strongly recommended. Lab required. Prerequisite:  MATH 1314 equivalent or higher level within the last 5 years with a grade of C or better, and meet TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent. 4 credit hours. (A)

 

CHEM  1412  General Chemistry II

Lecture: Chemical equilibrium; phase diagrams and spectrometry; acid-base concepts; thermodynamics; kinetics; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry; an introduction to organic chemistry and descriptive inorganic chemistry. Lab: Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in CHEM 1312; introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, chemical instrumentation, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports. Lab required. Prerequisite:  CHEM 1411 within the last five years with a grade of C or better. 4 credit hours. (A)

 

CHEM  2389  Academic Co-op Chemistry

Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in chemistry.  In conjunction with class seminars, the student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of chemistry.  Contact the Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit hours.  (A)

 

CHEM  2423  Organic Chemistry I

Lecture: Fundamental principles of organic chemistry will be studied, including the structure, bonding, properties, and reactivity of organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives.  Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. This course is intended for students in science or pre-professional programs. Lab: Laboratory activities will reinforce fundamental principles of organic chemistry, including the structure, bonding, properties, and reactivity of organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. Methods for the purification and identification of organic compounds will be examined. Lab and recitation required. Prerequisite: CHEM 1412 within the last five years with a grade of C or better. 4 credit hours.  (A)

 

CHEM  2425  Organic Chemistry II

Lecture: Advanced principles of organic chemistry will be studied, including the structure, properties, and reactivity of aliphatic and aromatic organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. This course is intended for students in science or pre-professional programs. Lab: Laboratory activities reinforce advanced principles of organic chemistry, including the structure, properties, and reactivity of aliphatic and aromatic organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. Lab and recitation required. Prerequisite: CHEM 2423 within the last 5 years with a grade of C or better. 4 credit hours. (A)

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