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This course is required for all chemistry majors (B.S. and B.A.) but is open to all students interested in learning about the chemistry program and its relationship to careers.
Introduction to chemistry careers and faculty research interests in the Department of Chemistry.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Math 101, or placement into Math 102 or above.
Credit toward the degree may be earned in only one of: CHEM 105, 109, 111, 113, or 195. Students planning to take CHEM 251 and 252, or CHEM 261 and 262, should register for CHEM 109 and 110, or CHEM 113 and 114 (the general chemistry sequence). CHEM 105 is the first part of a two-semester sequence, along with CHEM 106, to constitute the "Chemistry in Context" series.
The extraordinary chemistry of ordinary things. The chemical model of solids, liquids, gases, molecules, and salts. How these models are used to explore chemical aspects of biological, social, or economic situation.
This course is a prerequisite for: AGRO 437, ASCI 240, CHEM 106, NRES 319, TMFD 405
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: CHEM 105
Continuation of CHEM 105. CHEM 106 will not serve as a prerequisite for any chemistry course. Students planning to take CHEM 251-252 or 263-264, should take CHEM 109-110 or 113-114 (general chemistry sequence). CHEM 106 is the second part of a two-semester sequence, along with CHEM 105, to constitute the "Chemistry in Context" series.
How organic chemistry and biochemistry complement one another. Chemical aspects of biological, social, or economic situations.
This course is a prerequisite for: ASCI 320
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 3, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MATH 103 or a Math Placement Test score for MATH 104 or 106.
Credit toward the degree may be earned in only one of: CHEM 105, 109, 111, 113, or 195.
Lecture and laboratory serving as an introduction to chemical reactions, the mole concept, properties of the states of matter, atomic structure, periodic properties, chemical bonding, and molecular structure.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3, Quiz 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: CHEM 109.
Lecture and laboratory serving as an introduction to intermolecular forces, kinetics, chemical equilibrium, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3, Quiz 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: Math Placement Test score for MATH 106; one unit high school chemistry; one unit high school physics.
Credit towards the degree may be earned in only one: CHEM 105, 109, 111, 113, or 195. Not open to chemical engineering majors. CHEM 111 is a one semester introduction to the fundamentals of chemistry course for engineering students.
Fundamentals of chemistry for engineering.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture , Lab , Quiz
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: A Math Placement Test score for MATH 106; one unit of high school chemistry; and one unit high school physics.
Credit towards the degree may be earned in only one: CHEM 105, 109, 111, 113, or 195.
Fundamentals of chemistry for students in physical sciences or chemical engineering. Includes atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, states of matter, solutions, and acid-base reactions. Intended for students who plan to take upper-level courses in chemistry.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 3, Quiz 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: CHEM 113.
Parallel: CHEM 221 is the associated laboratory course.
Chemical kinetics, oxidation-reduction reactions and electrochemistry, ionic solution equilibria, thermodynamic concepts, and chemistry of selected elements.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3, Quiz 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CHEM 113.
Parallel: CHEM 114. Designed for students (including chemistry and chemical engineering) who wish to take advanced laboratory instruction in such courses as CHEM 263, 264, 471/871, 482/882, and 484/884. Credit may not be earned in both CHEM 116 and 221.
Elementary quantitative laboratory instruction in analytical methods and preparations including titrimetry, gravimetry, separations, and use of pH meter and spectrophotometer, qualitative chemical analysis.
This course is a prerequisite for: AGRO 457, CHEM 471, GEOL 480
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 3, Quiz 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
CHEM 131
The Science of Food Crosslisted as FDST 131, NUTR 131
General scientific concepts in biology, chemistry, and physics using food as a model. What food is from both chemical and nutritional perspectives, and the fate of food from when it leaves the farm to when it becomes a part of the individual. Assists students in making intelligent decisions about many food related controversial issues (e.g., food irradiation, food additives, health foods).
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: Open to freshman only; good standing in the University Honors Program; and concurrent registration in CHEM 109 or 111 or 113; 3 units of high school mathematics including algebra and geometry; 1 unit of high school chemistry; 1 unit of high school physics.
Seminar in which special topics in chemistry are taught at a level appropriate for the student population.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Open to freshman only; good standing in the University Honors Program; CHEM 109 or 111 or 113, with a minimum grade of "B"; recommendation(s) from chemistry instructor(s) from previous semester; concurrent registration in CHEM 110 or 114; and permission.
Seminar in which special topics in chemistry are taught at a level appropriate for the student population.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Interactive, practical approach to learning chemistry and its relationship to today's world. Intended for elementary and middle-level education majors. Uses the Operation Chemistry model to help students learn the essential chemistry content and teaching practices for elementary-level classrooms.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CHEM 110 or parallel CHEM 114
Introduction to principles of quantitative analytical chemistry, including ionic equilibria and solution stoichiometry. Lab instruction includes titrimetry, gravimetry, separations, and use of pH meter and spectrophotometer.
This course is a prerequisite for: AGRO 455, AGRO 457, CHEM 291H, CHEM 292H, CHEM 441, CHEM 471, CHEM 481
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: CHEM 110 or 114 with a minimum grade of C.
This course is designed to be taken parallel with CHEM 253 Organic Chemistry Laboratory. CHEM 251 and 252, with their corresponding labs of CHEM 253 and 254, form a continuous basic course in organic chemistry.
Chemistry of carbon compounds. Applications to the biological sciences, agriculture and pre-professional programs including premedical and pre-dental. Emphasizes basic principles.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3, Quiz 1
Course Delivery: Classroom

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