Courses of Instruction


510 Advanced Synthesis and Analysis. 4 hrs.
Advanced problems in synthesis, separation and analysis with emphasis on modern instrumental methods. 1 lec-6 lab. (REC: CHM 356 or equivalent)
520 Fundamentals of Chemistry. 4 hrs. S. Offered on demand.
An introductory chemistry course for College of Education graduate students.
522 Spectrophotometric Methods of Analysis. 3 hrs.
Modern theories and methods of spectrophotometric analysis, including atomic absorption, infrared, UV-visible and colorimetric b. (PR: CHM 345 and 307 or 358)
523 Environmental Analytical chemistry. 4 hrs.
Sampling and modern instrumental analysis of water, air and sediments according to EPA methodology. PR: Graduate standing; C or better in CHM 345 or equivalent experience.
526 Chromatographic Methods of Analysis. 3 hrs.
Modern theories and methods of chemical separations with emphasis on gas and liquid chromatography. (PR: 345, 356, 307 or 357) 2 lec.-2 lab.
530 Introduction to Polymer Chemistry. 3 hrs.
Properties of macromolecules. Methods of preparation and characterization. Industrial applications and processes. (PR: CHM 307 or 357, and 356 or permission of instructor)
540 Thermodynamics. 3 hrs.
An introduction to chemical thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. (REC: CHM 358 or equivalent)
542 Quantum Mechanics. 3 hrs.
An introductory course in quantum mechanics. (REC: MTH 231 or equivalent)
548 Advance 4 hrs.
Study of physical properties and periodic relationships of inorganic materials. 3 lec-2 lab. (PR: CHM 356 and 307 or 357)
549 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry II. 3 hrs.
A detailed consideration of bonding, structure, reaction rates and equilibrium involving inorganic materials. (PR: CHM 448 or equivalent)
550 Industrial Chemistry. 3 hrs.
Modern industrial processes for making chemicals, with emphasis on petrochemicals. An introduction to the engineering, economic, and environmental aspects of these processes. (PR: CHM 307 or 357, and 356 or permission of instructor)
553 Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry. 3 hrs.
Applications of analysis by magnetic resonance. Emphasis will be placed on proton and heteronuclear magnetic resonance theory and applications. 2 lec.-2 lab. (PR: CHM 356)
560 Molecular Spectroscopy. 3 hrs.
A study of the emission and absorption of radiant energy and its relation to molecula 8 or equivalent)
562 Nuclear Chemistry and Physics. 3 hrs.
An introduction to the phenomena of nuclear physics and chemistry. (REC: MTH 231 or equivalent)
563 Nuclear Chemistry and Physics Laboratory. 2 hrs. 4 lab.
(REC: CHM 462 or equivalent)
565 Advanced Organic Chemistry I. 3 hrs. I.
Studies of the dynamics of organic reactions with emphasis on mechanisms and stereochemistry. (REC: CHM 356 or equivalent)
566 Advanced Organic Chemistry II. 3 hrs.
A continuation of Chemistry 565 with emphasis on synthetic methods. (PR: CHM 565)
580-583 Special Topics. 1-4; 1-4; 1-4; 1-4 hrs.
585-588 Independent Study. 1-4; 1-4; 1-4; 1-4 hrs.
604 Theories of Analytical Chemistry. 2 hrs.
Offered on demand. (PR: CHM 556)
607 Theoretical Organic Chemistry. 2 hrs.
The application of quantitative methods to problems in structure and dynamics. (PR: CHM 565)
618 Kinetics. ced study of reaction rates and mechanisms.
627 Physical Chemistry for Teachers. 3-5 hrs. S. Offered on demand.
3 lec-6 lab. (PR: CHM 520 or equivalent)
628 Special Topics (Inorganic). 1-3 hrs. Offered on demand.
629 Special Topics (Organic). 1-3 hrs. Offered on demand
630 Special Topics (Physical). 1-3 hrs. Offered on demand
631-632 Seminar. 1; 1 hr. I, II.
639 Advanced Quantum Mechanics. 3 hrs. Offered on demand.
(PR: CHM 542)
679 Problem Report. 3 hrs.
Preparation of a comprehensive written report on a topic in Chemistry of current importance. Registration only by permission of Department.
682 Research. 1-12 hrs. I, II, S.
Credit in the course is earned by pursuing a directed original investigation in a field of chemistry. Twelve semester hours credit in research are applied toward the M.S. degree. Students may sign for one or more credit hours per semester depen spent on research. A grade of PR may be reported at the close of each term or semester. (PR: Approval of Department Chairman)

Excerpted from the 1995-1997 Graduate Catalog

[Department of Chemistry]