CHEM 100 / FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Matter, methods and measurements, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, chemical compounds; atomic structure, atomic spectroscopy, periodic table and properties; chemical bonding; gases, liquids, solids and solutions; acid-base equilibrium, buffer solutions; oxidation-reduction reactions; chemical kinetics; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry.

CHEM 101 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition:

Atomic structure, chemical bonds, compounds, solutions, stoichiometry. Electrochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, acids and bases, basic organic chemistry.

CHEM 102 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 101 or consent of the instructor

Atomic structure, chemical bonds, compounds, solutions, stoichiometry. Electrochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, acids and bases, basic organic chemistry.

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: Corequisite: CHEM 103L or consent of the instructor

Atomic and molecular structure, spectroscopy, stoichiometry, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, structure and properties of materials.

CHEM 200 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM. 103 or consent of the instructor

Basic concepts and important topics in organic chemistry that are needed to establish a strong foundation in health sciences will be covered. Topics to be covered include: Alkanes, alkenes, alkynes and aromatic compounds; alcohols, phenols, thiols and ethers; aldehydes, ketones and chiral molecules; carboxylic acids and esters; amines and amides; amino acids and proteins; carbohydrates; polymers and polymeric biomaterials; analysis and identification of organic molecules (Spectroscopic techniques (Ultraviolet (UV), infrared (IR), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)), chromatographic techniques (Thin layer (TLC), gas (GC), liquid (HPLC), size exclusion (GPC)).

CHEM 201 / ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 102 or consent of the instructor

Basic principles and units of measurement, S.I. unit for chemical quantity, units of concentration, gravimetric methods of analysis, volumetric methods, titration of polyprotic acid and bases, complexation and pricipitation titrations, elements of electrochemistry, oxidation-reduction titration, electrolysis, potentiometry, conductomery, introduction to analytical separations: column chromatography. Thin layer chromatography, analysis of chromatograms, high performance ion-exchange chromatography.

CHEM 204 / INSTRUMENTAL METHODS OF CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM 102 or consent of instructor

Fundamental principles of a wide range of instrumental techniques in spectroscopy, chromatography, electrochemistry, thermal analysis and surface analysis. Lab component.

CHEM 206 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 102 or MATH 107 or consent of the instructor

Bonding, molecular shapes and stereochemistry in organic compounds. Functional groups, reactivity and mechanisms of basic organic reactions, such as nucleophilic and electrophilic substitution, elimination and addition. Principles of organic synthesis, critical reaction parameters and their optimization. Carbonyl compounds, amines, phenols and their reactions. Synthetic polymers and their applications.

CHEM 207 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 206

Spectroscopic methods for structure determination with emphasis on NMR and IR techniques, aromaticity and electrophilic aromatic substitution, nucleophilic addition and substitution reactions of carbonyl compounds, aldol reactions, amines, phenols, aryl halides and nucleophilic aromatic substitution reactions, named reactions. Lab component.

CHEM 301 / PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 102

Properties of perfect and real gases, the first and second laws of thermodynamics, entropy, free energy, physical transformations of pure materials and simple mixtures, the phase rule and phase diagrams, chemical equilibrium. Lab component.

CHEM 302 / PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 301 or consent of the instructor

Electrochemistry, theory of simple differential equations, rates of chemical reactions, rate laws, kinetics of complex reactions, molecular reaction dynamics, concepts and machinery of statistical thermodynamics, accurate descriptions of molecular structures. Lab component.

CHEM 303 / ATOMIC & MOLECULAR STRUCTURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM. 102 or MATH 107 or consent of the instructor

Quantum mechanics, solution of the particle-in-a-box, harmonic oscillator and hydrogen atom; orbital concepts, the structure of many-electron atoms, molecular orbital theory, molecular symmetry and group theory; rotational, vibrational and electronic spectroscopy.

CHEM 306 / INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 204 or consent of the instructor

Structural principles in various inorganic and organo-metallic compounds, chemical bonding theories, ligand theory, synthetic and mechanistic aspects of inorganic chemistry.

CHEM 350 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Detailed examination of current topics in selected areas of Chemistry.

CHEM 351 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY II
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Detailed examination of current topics in selected areas of Chemistry.

CHEM 390 / INDEPENDENT STUDY I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Work on one or more topics of interest with the guidance of an instructor. Presentation of a research proposal at the end of the term.

CHEM 395 / INDEPENDENT STUDY
Sınıf: Credit: 1.5Precondition:

Work on one or more topics of interest with the guidance of an instructor. Presentation of a research proposal at the end of the term.

CHEM 410 / POLYMERS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM. 102 or consent of the instructor

Physicochemical concepts of the formation and properties of macromolecules; polymerization reactions and techniques, molecular weight distributions, chemical and physical characterization of macromolecules; structure-morphology-property relationships in multiphase polymeric systems; processing techniques and applications of commercial thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers.

CHEM 420 / COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM. 303 or consent of the instructor

Quantum mechanical description of the molecular structure; exact solution of simple systems, approximate solutions to molecular problems; variational solutions, molecular orbital theory, Hückel approximation, self-consistent-field theory, semiempirical and ab-initio methods, and electron correlation. Properties such as interaction potential functions, electrostatic potential maps and population analysis will be analyzed using MOPAC, GAUSSIAN 94 and MOLCAD.

CHEM 423 / OPTICAL IMAGING METHODS FOR BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: Prerequisite:Comp 110 or Comp 130

Microscopy methods and application development for health sciences, optics for advanced image acquisition methods, live-cell imaging, fluorescence, confocal and two-photon microscopy, introduction to optogenetics and neuroimaging applications, optical spectroscopy, fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) methods and biosensors, single molecule imaging, sub-diffraction limit high resolution imaging, Brownian motion, diffusion and transport mechanism, image and video analysis methods in biology, image processing algorithms, principal component analysis and statistics for systems biology.

CHEM 424 / METHODS FOR FUNCTIONAL OPTICAL IMAGING
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Introduction to functional imaging, design principles of fluorescent biosensors, active vs. passive constructs, serial cloner, calcium imaging, signal tracking in living cells, tuning functions of sensors, data structures, numerical methods for functional imaging.

CHEM 430 / VIBRATIONAL SPECTROSCOPY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM. 302 or consent of the instructor

Molecular symmetry, group theory, reducible and irreducible representation, character tables, introduction to vibrational spectroscopy, Raman effect, infrared absorption, selection rules, pure rotational spectroscopy, normal modes, prediction and interpretation of the vibrational spectra of polyatomic species.

CHEM 435 / MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Group theory for chemistry; theory, instrumentation and bio/materials applications of rotational, vibrational, and electronic spectroscopy; electron spectroscopies for material science; supported by "hands-on" applications of computer programs to spectroscopy problems.

CHEM 438 / INTERMOLECULAR AND SURFACE FORCES
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM. 302 or consent of the instructor

Intermolecular forces which govern self-organization of biological and synthetic nanostructures. Thermodynamic aspects of strong (covalent and coulomb interactions) and weak forces (dipolar, hydrogen bonding). Self-assembling systems: micelles, bilayers, and biological membranes. Computer simulations for ôhands-onö experience with nanostructures.