Course Listing

  • CHM 109 - Chemistry in the Home
    An introduction to basic concepts of chemical science as it applies to materials commonly found within the household. Students will be expected to learn to evaluate potential hazards of such materials.
  • CHM 111 - Foundations of Chemistry
    This course will introduce students to basic chemical facts and concepts. Topics will include units, dimensional analysis, nomenclature, solutions, atomic structure, and stoichiometry.
  • CHM 204 - General Chemistry II
    A continuation of chemistry 203 with emphasis on intro- ductory organic and biochemistry. 3 lec.
  • CHM 205 - General, Organic, and Biochem
    Introductory course for health professions students and non-science majors covering basic chemical principles with applications in organic chemistry and biochemistry.
  • CHM 211 - Principles of Chemistry I
    A study of the properties of materials and their inter- actions with each other. Development of theories and applications of the principles of energetics, dynamics and structure. Intended primarily for science majors and pre-professional students. 3 lec.
  • CHM 212 - Principles Chemistry II
    A continuation of chemistry 211 with emphasis on the inorganic chemistry of the representative elements and transition metals. 3 lec.
  • CHM 217 - Principles of Chem Lab I
    A laboratory course that demonstrates the application of concepts introduced in Chemistry 2ll.
  • CHM 218 - Principles of Chem Lab II
    A laboratory course that demonstrates the application of concepts introduced in Chemistry 2l2.
  • CHM 218H - Prin Chem Honor Lab II
    An advanced laboratory class designed for Principles of Chemistry II students. This lab will introduce students to concepts and/or techniques important to later laboratory classes and research.
  • CHM 254 - Basic Concepts Org Chem
    An intensive review of chemical principles intended to better prepare students for organic chemistry (CHM 355).
  • CHM 305 - Research Methods Chem
    A survey course concerning the use of the chemical literature with an emphasis on online computer searching and ethical issues relating to the conduct of scientific research and the relationship of science to society.
  • CHM 327 - Intro Organic Chemistry
    A one semester introduction to organic chemistry emphasizing structure, nomenclature, and reactivity. (Cannot fulfill an upper division chemistry elective.)
  • CHM 328 - Intro Organic Chem Laboratory
    The laboratory to accompany CHM 327. Students learn the basic techniques used in the modern organic chemistry laboratory.
  • CHM 331 - Chemistry Seminar
    Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research.
  • CHM 332 - Chemistry Seminar
    Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research.
  • CHM 345 - Intro to Analytical Chem
    An introduction to basic techniques of analytical chemistry and data analysis through statistical procedures. Traditional wet and contemporary instrumental methods are covered with an emphasis on experimental care and craftsmanship.
  • CHM 355 - Organic Chemistry I
    A systematic study of organic chemistry including modern structural theory, spectroscopy, and stereochemistry; app- lication of these topics to the study of reactions and their mechanisms and applications to synthesis. 3 lec.
  • CHM 356 - Organic Chemistry II
    Continuation of Chemistry 355. 3 lec.
  • CHM 357 - Physical Chemistry: Quantum
    A study of quantum mechanics applied to atomic structure, chemical bonding, and spectroscopy. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • CHM 358 - Physical Chemistry: Thermo.
    A study of chemical thermodynamics, equilibrium, and kinetics. 3 lec.-2 lab.
  • CHM 361 - Intro Organic Chm Lab
    An introduction to of experimental organic chemistry with emphasis on fundamental techniques and their application to the preparation and identification of organic compounds. 6 lab.
  • CHM 361H - Intro Honors Organic Chem Lab
    This laboratory will introduce students to advanced concepts and techniques in organic synthesis and spectroscopy. It requires students to engage in an independent synthetic project from the chemical literature.
  • CHM 365 - Introductory Biochemistry
    A survey course including introduction to basic biochemical concepts, metabolic pathways, and bioenergetics. 3 lec.
  • CHM 366 - Intro Biochemistry Lab
    Introduction to basic biochemical laboratory techniques including chromatography, electrophonesis, and enzyme kinetics; methods for identification and characterization of biochemical systems. 4 lab.
  • CHM 390H - Honors in Chemistry
    Independent study or undergraduate research project for outstanding students.
  • CHM 401 - Research for Undergrad
    Students engage in research project in collaboration with a faculty member.
  • CHM 402 - Research for Undergrad
    Students engage in a research project in collaboration with a faculty member.
  • CHM 411 - Modern Instrument Methods
    This course investigates the theory and functional aspects of modern analytical instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on the components of instruments and the applicability of various techniques to specific analytical problems.
  • CHM 431 - Chemistry Seminar
    Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research.
  • CHM 432 - Chemistry Seminar
    Students attend lectures presented by internal and external speakers to learn about the nature and variety of chemical research. Students also present an oral and written presentation of their capstone experience.
  • CHM 448 - Adv Inorganic Chemistry I
    Study of physical properties and periodic relationships of inorganic materials. 3 lec, 2 lab.
  • CHM 465 - Adv Organic Chemistry I
    Studies of the dynamics of organic reactins with emphasis on mechanisms and stereochemistry. 3 lec.
  • CHM 467 - Intermediate Biochemistry
    An intermediate level discussion of the biochemistry of mammalian cells.
  • CHM 480 - SpTp: Physical Chemistry I
  • CHM 481 - SpTp: Instrument Method In CHM
  • CHM 482 - SpTp: Online Organic Lab
  • CHM 490 - Internship
    Students engage in supervised chemical laboratory work in a professional setting.
  • CHM 491 - Capstone Experience
    Students engage in a collaborative research project with a faculty member.
  • CHM 511 - Modern Instrument Methods
    This course investigates the theory and functional aspects of modern analytical instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on the components of instruments and the applicability of various techniques to specific analytical problems.
  • CHM 540 - Thermodynamics
    An introduction to chemical thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. 3 lec.
  • CHM 548 - Adv Inorganic Chemistry I
    Study of physical and chemical properties and periodic relationships of inorganic materials. 3 lec, 2 lab (PR: CHM 356, CHM 307, or CHM 357)
  • CHM 551 - Biological Mass Spectrometry
    This course investigates the theory and applications of mass spectrometry. It includes a laboratory component in which you will learn to run the mass spectrometers and interpret mass spectral results.
  • CHM 565 - Adv Organic Chemistry I
    Studies of the dynamics of organic reactions with emphasis on mechanisms and stereo chemistry. 3 lec.
  • CHM 567 - Intermediate Biochemistry
    A survey course including introduction to basic biochemical concepts, bioenergetics, and information transfer.
  • CHM 580 - SpTp: Biochemistry
  • CHM 581 - SpTp: Organic Chemistry
  • CHM 628 - SpTp: Inorganic
    Offered on demand.
  • CHM 629 - SpTp: Organic
    Offered on demand.
  • CHM 630 - SpTp: Thermodynamics
    Offered on demand.
  • CHM 631 - Seminar
  • CHM 632 - Seminar
  • CHM 678 - Applied Micr in Research
    A combined lecture/lab/self-motivated research course that results in a microscopy based project to be presented by each student at an open forum (can augment thesis project).
  • CHM 679 - Problem Report
    Preparation of a comprehensive written report on a topic in Chemistry of current importance. Registration only by permission of Department.
  • CHM 682 - Research
    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 hurs per semester depending upon the time to be spent on research. A grade of PR may be reported at the close of each term or semester.
  • CHM 723 - Chemistry and Physics
    Scientific prinicples and clinical application of properties of matter, gas laws, vaporization, fluid dynamics, explosion hazards, electrical safety, acid-base balance, blood gas analysis, biochemistry in anesthesia, mechanisms of narcosis.

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Huntington, WV 25755

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