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Chemistry Courses (CHE)

Courses for Advanced Undergraduates & Graduate Students

531 Instrumental Analysis (3:3)

Pr. CHE 331, 333, 205 or 352 (either may be taken concurrently),
PHY 212 or 292

Theory and practice of advanced analytical techniques with emphasis on instrumental methods of analysis. (Spring)

533 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory (1:0:4)

Coreq. CHE 531 must be taken concurrently.

Laboratory work to accompany 531. (Spring)

536 Computational Chemistry (3:2:3)

Pr. CHE 352, MAT 291, PHY 212 or 292, or permission of instructor

Survey of modern computational chemistry methods, including molecular mechanics, molecular dynamics simulations, conformational searching, and computational quantum mechanics. (Spring)

553 Advanced Organic Chemistry I (3:3)

Pr. CHE 352

Advanced topics in organic chemistry with special emphasis on reaction mechanisms and stereochemistry. (Fall)

555 Organometallic Chemistry (2:2)

Pr. CHE 352, 442

Theoretical and synthetic aspects of organometallic chemistry and applications to catalysis and synthetic organic chemistry. (Spring)

556 Biochemistry I (3:3)

Pr. CHE 352, BIO 111112

Introductory biochemistry presented from a chemical perspective. Topics include amino acids, proteins and enzymes, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids, membranes, and carbohydrate catabolism. (Fall)

557 Biochemistry II (3:3)

Pr. CHE 352, 556, BIO 111112, or permission of instructor

Continuation of CHE 556. Enzyme catalytic mechanisms, additional topics in intermediary metabolism, genetic biochemistry, and selected topics in molecular physiology. (Spring)

558 Biochemistry Laboratory (1:0:4)

Pr. CHE 556 or equivalent, 354, 333, or permission of instructor

Introduction to biochemical techniques, including isolation, purification and characterization of biological molecules. (Spring)

570 Special Topics in Chemistry (1–3)

Pr. permission of instructor

May be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h. when topic varies.

Hours per week and credit to be arranged.

Study in special areas of chemistry as listed below. Areas identified as follows: 570A, Analytical; 570B, Biochemistry; 570C, Inorganic; 570D, Organic; 570E, Physical; 570F, Chemical Education.

Please refer to The Graduate School Bulletin for additional
graduate-level courses.