Chemistry Department  
Course Descriptions

1003 SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY
3 hours
Topics discussed include the scientific method, the concept of a scientific theory, science vs. pseudoscience, science vs. technology, and scientific/technological issues that are important for modern society.

1014 CHEMISTRY
4 hours
A course for the nonscience major that includes the basic vocabulary and concepts of chemistry and the acquisition of chemical knowledge and applications of chemistry. Three hours of lecture/discussion plus three hours of laboratory each week. This course satisfies the general education laboratory science requirement.

1025 PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY
5 hours
A survey course in chemistry designed to meet the needs of students majoring in education, exercise studies, and nursing. Four hours of lecture/discussion plus three hours of laboratory per week. This course satisfies the general education laboratory science requirement.

1104 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
4 hours
This is the beginning chemistry course for students majoring in chemistry or other areas of science. It examines the structure and chemical properties of matter. Theories of bonding, chemical nomenclature, the stoichiometry of reactions, chemical equations, and thermochemistry are included. Four hours of lecture and discussion each week. Prerequisite: two years of high school algebra or equivalent. The combination of this course and CHEM 1141 satisfies the general education laboratory science requirement. (fall)

1141 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
1 hour
An introduction to measurements and operations in the chemistry laboratory. Experiments in this lab follow the course content of CHEM 1104. Three hours of laboratory each week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1104 or its equivalent (may be taken concurrently with CHEM 1104). The combination of this course and CHEM 1104 satisfies the general education laboratory science requirement. (fall)

1204 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
4 hours
A continuation of CHEM 1104. Examines features unique to solids, liquids, gases, and solutions. Applies concepts of chemical kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. Four hours of lecture/discussion each week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1104 or Advanced Placement. (spring)

1241 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
1 hour
Experiments in this lab follow the course content of CHEM 1204. Three hours of laboratory each week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1204 (may be taken concurrently with CHEM 1204.) (spring)

2303 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
3 hours
Principles of volumetric, gravimetric, and instrumental methods of quantitative analysis. Introduction to statistical evaluation of data. Three hours of lecture/discussion each week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1204 or Advanced Placement. (fall, odd)

2342 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS LABORATORY
2 hours
Laboratory experiments utilizing the techniques of volumetric, gravimetric, and instrumental methods of quantitative analysis. Six hours of laboratory each week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1241. Corequisite: CHEM 2303.

2403 NUTRITION
3 hours
Basic principles of nutrition including the physiologic role of nutrients in the body, the psychosocial aspects of eating, and nutritional needs at various stages in the life cycle. Three hours of lecture each week. This course does not count toward the majors in science and chemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 1204 or CHEM 1025. Cross-listed KES 2403, NURS 2403. (fall)

3103 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
3 hours
The chemistry of carbon compounds with special emphasis on reaction mechanisms and synthesis. Three hours of lecture/discussion each week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1204 or Advanced Placement. (fall)

3141 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I
1 hour
Techniques used in Organic Chemistry laboratories and experiments that highlight concepts in Organic Chemistry. (fall)

3203 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
3 hours
A continuation of CHEM 3103. Three hours of lecture/discussion each week. Prerequisite: CHEM 3103 or equivalent. (spring)

3241 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
1 hour
Continuation of CHEM 3141; synthesis of carbon-based molecules.

3242 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
2 hours
The synthesis of organic compounds and the application of qualitative analytical techniques in organic chemistry. Six hours of laboratory each week. Prerequisite: CHEM 1241 and CHEM 3203 (may be taken concurrently with CHEM 3203). (spring)

3503 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I
3 hours
The physical properties of chemical systems, including a study of fundamental physical laws, thermodynamics, and molecular structure. Three hours of lecture and discussion each week. Prerequisites: CHEM 1204, MATH 2004 and either PHYS 1603 or PHYS 2204. (fall, even)