
Course Number

Course Name

Catalog Description

Regularly


Principles of Chemistry I 
High school chemistry or CHM
140 with
a grade of C (2.0) or better, MTH
120 with
a grade of C (2.0) or better or placement into MTH
121 or
higher on math placement exam. (4) N.
Introduction to principles and theories, including atomic and molecular
structure, bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, solutions and
the solid state. 4 hours lecture weekly. *CHM
260 and 261 ,
together, are applicable to the natural science general education
requirement.


Principles of Chemistry II 
CHM 260 with
a grade of C (2.0) or better. (34). N.
Selected principles and theories, including chemical
kinetics, chemical equilibria, acidbase theories, thermodynamics,
electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. CHM
262 and CHM
263,
together, are applicable to the natural science general education
requirement. Four
hours lecture weekly. 

Physical Chemistry I 
CHM 262; PHY
145 or PHY
245;
prior or concurrent election of CHM
344 or MTH
222. (3).
First of twoterm sequenceCHM 340/CHM
440 building
on CHM
260/CHM
262.
Rigorous mathematical theory of classical thermodynamics; applications to
nonelectrolyte and electrolyte solutions, phase equlibria and chemical
equilibria; introduction to modern statistical thermodynamics. Three hours
lecture weekly. 

Physical Chemistry
Laboratory 
CHM 263 or CHM
265;
prior or concurrent election of CHM
340. (1).
Measurements of physical properties of solids, liquids,
gases; phase equilibria; molecular spectra; intermediate kinetic
measurement; calorimetry. One
hour lecture and three hours laboratory weekly. 

Applications of Mathematics in Physical Chemistry 
MTH 122. (1).
Focus on applications of mathematics in Physical Chemistry
courses at the undergraduate level, as a supplement to CHM
340 and CHM
442/CHM
444.
Includes applications of coordinate systems, differential calculus, integral
calculus, and differential equations in thermodynamics, quantum mechanics,
and kinetics. One hour lecture/discussion weekly. 

Physical Chemistry II 
CHM 262, MTH
222, PHY
245 . (3).
Second of twoterm sequence CHM
340/440,
building on CHM
260/CHM
262.
Use of the Schrodinger Equation to solve exactly a series of important
chemical problems including the hydrogen atom, the rigid rotor, and the
harmonic oscillator. Valencebond and molecular orbital theories of chemical
bonding; introduction to group theory. Advanced spectroscopy, including
transition probabilities, normal vibrational modes, and photoelectron
spectroscopies introduced and used to deduce molecular structure; modern
theories of fundamental reaction rates. Three
hours lecture weekly. 

Introduction to Computational Chemistry 
Prior or concurrent election of CHM
440 or CHM
442 or CHM
444. (1).
Introduction to use of computational chemistry software
packages. Topics include the introduction to common quantum
mechanics/molecular mechanics methods, elementary computational procedures,
graphical methods, basic molecular modeling. No
computer programming experience is required. 
Irregularly


Chemistry Laboratory for Health Sciences 
Prior or concurrent enrollment in CHM
150. (1) N/NL.
Laboratory experiments to demonstrate chemical principles and
scientific reasoning with emphasis on application to health sciences. One
threehour laboratory weekly. 

General Chemistry Laboratory 
Prior or concurrent election of CHM
260. (1) N/NL.
Experiments and procedures to illustrate principles of
chemistry. Four hours lecture and laboratory weekly. CHM
260 and
261, together, are applicable to the natural science general education
requirement. 

Introductory Quantitative Analysis Laboratory 
CHM 261,
prior or concurrent election of CHM
262. (1) N/NL.
Gravimetric, titrimetric and introductory instrumental
methods of analysis. One hour lecture and three hours laboratory weekly. CHM
262 and
263, together, are applicable to the natural science general education
requirement. 

Advanced Special Topics in Chemistry 
One from: CHM
430, CHM
440, CHM
442, CHM
444, CHM
452, CHM
460, CHM
472. (13).
Special topics in analytical, inorganic, organic or physical
chemistry or biochemistry, based on recent advances in chemistry or
biochemistry. Three
hours lecture weekly. May be reelected to a total of 9 credits when topics
vary. 