Chemistry Courses

CHEM 1030 Introduction to Chemistry Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-6 and READ 0892
Co-Req: None
An introductory course for students with little or no chemistry background. Fundamental concepts of chemistry, properties of matter, nomenclature, equation writing, simple calculations, gas laws and properties of solutions are considered. Laboratory demonstrations and activities are included to illustrate lecture concepts.

CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I Credit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-7 and READ 0892
Co-Req: None
A comprehensive study of chemical principles designed for students pursuing a career in chemistry or other scientific areas. Emphasis is on atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, stoichiometric relationships, inorganic nomenclature, periodic properties of elements, states of matter, properties of solutions, electronic configurations, electromagnetic spectrum and thermochemistry.

CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II Credit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: CHEM 1110
Co-Req: None
Continuations of CHEM 1110. Topics covered include: solid and liquid states of matter, solutions, principles of kinetics, chemical equilibrium, Ksp, acids and bases, pH , pOH, oxidation-reduction reactions, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, thermodynamics and organic.

CHEM 2010 Organic Chemistry I Credit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: CHEM 1120
Co-Req: None
A study of the nomenclature, properties, preparation and reactions of organic compounds. Emphasis is on aliphatic and aromatic compounds. Elimination and substitution mechanisms are discussed.

CHEM 2020 Organic Chemistry II Credit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: CHEM 2010
Co-Req: None
A continuation of CHEM 2010. Spectroscopy, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, amines, and phenols are considered.

CHEM 2299 Special Problems in Chemistry Credit Hrs: 1-3
Pre-Req: MATH Mods. 1-6 and READ 0892
Co-Req: None
Individually supervised project in an area of interest in chemistry. Written project report will be required. Arrangement with the chemistry faculty is required prior to registering for this course.