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Chemistry Graduate Courses

<h2>CHEM 5100 - Chemistry Teaching Assistant Training</h2><p>Teaching assistant training for new graduate students.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM or BIOCHEM graduate student</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5200 - Science Research Literature and Writing</h2><p>Instruction in use of science research literature and application to scientific writing.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5310 - Analytical Chemistry II: Chromatography and Spectroscopy</h2><p>Survey of chromatographic and spectroscopic methods of analysis. Topics include liquid-liquid extractions, partition chromatography, ion-exchange, gas chromatography, high pressure liquid chromatography, exclusion chromatography, electrophoresis, atomic absorption, atomic emission, molecular absorption and molecular absorption and molecular emission and X-ray methods of analysis. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5310L - Analytical Chemistry II Lab</h2><p>Laboratory work to accompany 4310. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 2</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 6.0 laboratory</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5510 - Physical Chemistry</h2><p>For premedicine, B.S.Ed., B.S.I.H., and A.B. Chemistry majors. Topics include thermodynamics, thermochemistry, equilibrium, solutions, and kinetics.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5530 - Physical Chemistry I</h2><p>Calculus-based study of thermodynamics with applications to chemical equilibria, mixtures, and phase diagrams. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5540 - Physical Chemistry II</h2><p>Continuation of 4530. Kinetics, Quantum theory with applications to simple systems which model the electronic structure of atoms and molecules. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5530 or 553</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5600 - Spectroscopic Methods in Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Modern spectroscopic methods as employed in organic chemical research: NMR, IR, mass spectrometry, and UV.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> B or better in CHEM 5800 or 5805</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5610 - Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Training</h2><p>Practical applications of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR): introduction, experiments, and instrument training.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 2</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 2.0 seminar</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5710 - Graduate Chemistry Research Training</h2><p>This course is a training for new graduate students in concepts, methods, and techniques needed to succeed in graduate research. The course contains three modules taught by three different faculty members. Students are introduced to proper work practices related to literature searches, lab work, lab safety, lab report writing, and presentation of data to peers and faculty. Students carry out research activities in the three host laboratories, and attend their respective group meetings.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 2</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5760 - Modern Inorganic Chemistry</h2><p>Considers relationship between physical and chemical properties of inorganic substances and nature of bonding and structures involved. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5800 - Advanced Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Structural theory, stereochemistry, reactive intermediates, and reaction mechanisms.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5805 - Advanced Organic Synthesis: Reactions and Mechanisms</h2><p>This course will provide an overview of modern organic synthesis. This course is designed for the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student who desires a deeper understanding of organic synthesis as initially presented in the typical undergraduate organic course.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5810 - Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery</h2><p>This course focuses on the chemical principles involved in small molecule drug discovery, design and development. The organic chemistry of drug design and drug action is studied in detail. Starting from strategies for finding a lead compound through optimizing target interactions and drug efficacy, to ultimately bringing the drug to market, the impact of each step on the drug design process is discussed. Drug design tools and approaches such as combinatorial chemistry, molecular modeling, structure-activity-relationships and other strategies are analyzed in detail along with selected topics in the medicinal chemistry of both classic therapeutic agents and newer therapeutic breakthroughs.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5840 - Forensic Chemistry I: Arson, Explosives and DNA</h2><p>Survey topics, which are not included in CHEM 4870 or law enforcement technology (LET) courses, relevant to the modern crime lab. These topics will be focused on arson and explosives analysis and DNA analysis. The DNA section will survey the techniques and instrumentation used in the identification, extraction, and analysis of DNA obtained from forensic evidence with an emphasis on electrophoretic methods of analysis. Topics include the identification and extraction of blood stains, DNA analysis by restriction fragment length polymorphisms, PCR amplified length and sequence polymorphisms, STR systems, Amelogenin markers, Y-chromosome markers and mitochondrial DNA sequencing. Electrophoretic techniques and statistical interpretation of data will also be covered. Other topics may also be included.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5840L - Forensic Chemistry I lab: Arson, Explosives and DNA</h2><p>Laboratory to accompany CHEM 4840. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Graduate Status</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 2</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 6.0 laboratory</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5850 - Introduction to Toxicology</h2><p>Introduction to chemical, clinical, environmental, and forensic aspects of toxicology, types of poisions, how poisons act, treatment of acute poisoning, and control of poisonous materials.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5860 - Advanced Analytical Chemistry</h2><p>Fundamental principles of instrumental analysis. Atomic and molecular spectroscopy, NMR, separation techniques, mass spectrometry, hyphenated techniques, and specialized techniques like surface characterization techniques, circular dichroism, etc.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Graduate Status</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5870 - Forensic Chemistry II: Procedures, Drugs and Trace Analysis</h2><p>Surveys chemical problems most frequently encountered in crime labs and their currently acceptable solutions, as well as special techniques not covered in other analytical chemistry courses.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5870L - Forensic Chemistry II Lab</h2><p>Laboratory work to accompany 4870.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 2</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 6.0 laboratory</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5880 - Microscopy and Imaging</h2><p>This course is a survey of microscopy techniques used in research and forensic settings, with primary emphasis on optical-based microscopy but also a brief overview of electron microscopy and other non-optical techniques. Microscopy techniques covered in this course include: brightfield, dark field, polarized light, differential interference contrast, confocal, fluorescence, Raman, transmission electron microscopy, and near field. Additional topics discussed in this course include: imaging and spectroscopy through the microscope, standard optical components used in microscopy, analyzing microscopy data, and preparing microscopy data for a peer-reviewed publication or presentation.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5890 - Basic Biochemistry</h2><p>Survey course, including introduction to biochemical concepts and techniques, metabolic pathways, and information storage and transmission, with emphasis on directions of current biochemical research. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5900 - Special Topics in Chemistry</h2><p>Specific course content will vary with offering.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 15</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5901 - Biochemistry I</h2><p>Macromolecular structure of biomolecules. Bioenergetics, metabolism, and metabolic control systems. Physical chemistry recommended. Complex integrated biochemical systems. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5902 - Biochemistry II</h2><p>Macromolecular structure of biomolecules. Bioenergetics, metabolism, and metabolic control systems. Physical chemistry recommended. Complex integrated biochemical systems. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5901</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5920 - Chemistry Teaching Practicum</h2><p>This class is a mentored teaching experience for graduate student teaching assistants in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 30.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 practicum</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5922 - Science Engagement Practicum</h2><p>In this course, students gain practical experience in applying evidence-based strategies for effective science communication and public engagement in informal learning environments. Particular emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary approach incorporating the arts and humanities with science topics. Practicum experience site is as arranged by the instructor or as arranged by student with prior approval from instructor.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 4.0 practicum</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 6900 - Special Topics in Chemistry</h2><p>Specific course content will vary with offering.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 15</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 6950 - Research and Thesis</h2><p>Research and thesis as recommended by department.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Graduate Status</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 48.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> thesis/dissertation</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7010 - Advanced Organic Chemistry I</h2><p>Organic methodology and syntheses.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5800 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7020 - Advanced Organic Chemistry II</h2><p>A continuation of Chem 7010 with an emphasis on the synthesis of natural products.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 7010 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7030 - Physical Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Application of modern concepts to structure and reactivity in organic reactions of various mechanistic classes.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 7020 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7040 - Modern Heterocyclic Chemistry</h2><p>Theoretical and synthetic aspects of heterocyclic chemistry.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 7020 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7050 - Organometallic Chemistry</h2><p>Structure and reactivity of organometallic compounds.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5760 and 5800</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7060 - Natural Products Chemistry</h2><p>Terpenes, steroids, alkaloids, and other natural products.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 7020</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7110 - Protein Chemistry</h2><p>Examination of seminal discoveries in the fields of protein and carbohydrate chemistry. Includes detailed study of the work of Nobelists like Fred Sanger, Gunter Blobel, and others.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5901</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7150 - Advanced Special Topics in Biochemistry</h2><p>Seminar contents varies.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5890 or (5900 or 590)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 16.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7160 - Enzymology</h2><p>A study of the subjects and techniques relevant to the structure and function of enzymes. Topics include enzyme kinetics, purification, characterization, and active site chemistry. Current research directions such as the construction of catalytic RNA molecules (ribozymes) and catalytic antibodies are emphasized, along with the recent role molecular biology techniques have played in the enzymology field.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5890 or 5901</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7170 - Chemical Biology</h2><p>A study of the concepts and methods of applying chemical tools to study problems in cell and molecular biology. Specific topics include chemical genetics, directed evolution, diversity oriented synthesis, microarray-based protein profiling, photoaffinity labeling, and native chemical ligation. Emphasis is placed on current research objectives in chemical biology such as modulating biomolecular interactions using chemical tools, developing bioorthogonal fluorescent reporters, and applications of small molecules in developmental biology. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5902 or permission.</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7260 - Electroanalytical Chemistry</h2><p>Fundamentals and applications of potentiometry, conductometry, coulometry, voltammetry, amperometry, cyclic voltammetry, chronocoulometry, and spectroelectrochemistry.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5860</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7270 - Spectrochemical Analysis</h2><p>Modern instrumental methods of molecular spectroscopy including Raman, FT-IR and NMR, circular dichroism, and mass spectrometry; recent methods of atomic spectroscopy including plasma sources and X-ray methods of analysis.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5310 or 5860</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7280 - Theory and Principles of Analytical Separation</h2><p>Topics include liquid-liquid extractions, partition chromatography, ion exchange, gas chromatography, high pressure liquid chromatography, exclusion chromatography, and electrophoresis.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5310 or 5860</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7290 - Introduction to Chemometrics</h2><p>Topics include multivariate calibration, experimental design and optimization, pattern recognition, signal processing, and multivariate curve resolution.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5860</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7300 - Special Topics in Analytical Chemistry</h2><p>Selected topics in Analytical Chemistry. Topics vary depending on faculty expertise, but recent offerings have included mass spectrometry and bioanalytical techniques.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5860</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 16.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7530 - Chemical Applications of Group Theory</h2><p>Develops foundations for application of elementary group theory to organize or simplify problems in quantum chemistry. Applications include molecular orbitals, molecular vibrations, and ligand field environments.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5760</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7570 - Chemical Kinetics</h2><p>Experimental methods of obtaining reaction rates, interpretation of rate data, and relationships between mechanism of reactions and rate equations of reactions.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5510</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7580 - Solid State Chemistry</h2><p>Develops foundation of basic surface science concepts and techniques. These concepts include structure of clean and adsorbate covered surfaces, chemical bonding of adsorbates, energy transfer mechanisms on surfaces, and catalyzed surface reactions.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5510</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7610 - Molecular Structure I</h2><p>Theoretical principles of rotational, vibrational, and electronic spectra of diatomic and polyatomic molecules.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5510</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7750 - Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry</h2><p>Theoretical principles underlying physical and chemical behavior of inorganic substances.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5760</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7760 - Chemistry of the Representative Elements</h2><p>Descriptive chemistry of main group elements.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5760</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7770 - Chemistry of Transition Elements</h2><p>Descriptive chemistry of transition elements and their coordination compounds.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 7750</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7780 - Chemistry of Heavy Elements</h2><p>Descriptive chemistry of lanthanides, actinides, and selected heavy metals.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 7750</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7900 - Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry</h2><p>Lectures in this seminar varies.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5760</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 16.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7901 - Special Topics in Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Selected topics of current interest.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5800</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 16.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7950 - Special Topics in Physical Chemistry</h2><p>Lectures in this seminar varies.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5510</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 16.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 8900 - Special Topics in Chemistry</h2><p>Specific course content will vary with offering.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 15</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 lecture</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 8915 - Advanced Seminar in Research Development and Leadership</h2><p>This advanced seminar focuses on building research development and leadership skills necessary for graduate students to succeed as professionals in the broad disciplinary field of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Specific topics vary based on the most recent advances in the field, but always include significant applied experiences requiring both depth and breadth of knowledge in the discipline. These activities are focused to improve graduate student communication skills in their field including interpretation and analysis of research output; development of research hypotheses; leadership in collaborative work; and awareness of relevant experimental results in comparison to peer-reviewed journals.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Permission required</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 seminar</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 8950 - Doctoral Research and Dissertation</h2><p>Research and dissertation as recommended by department.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Graduate Status</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 12</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 120.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> thesis/dissertation</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 8960 - Inorganic Chemistry Seminar</h2><p>Required of inorganic chemistry majors. Selected topics from current literature presented by participating students and staff.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Graduate Status</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 20.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 seminar</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 8970 - Organic Chemistry Seminar</h2><p>Required of organic and biological chemistry majors. Selected topics from current literature presented by participating students and staff.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Graduate Status</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 20.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 seminar</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 8980 - Physical Chemistry Seminar</h2><p>Required of physical chemistry majors. Selected topics from current literature presented by participating students and staff.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Graduate Status</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 20.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 seminar</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 8990 - Analytical Chemistry Seminar</h2><p>Required of analytical chemistry majors. Selected topics from current literature presented by participating students and staff.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Graduate Status</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 20.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> 1.0 seminar</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>