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CHEM 100 Molecules and Life in the Modern World (3 credits)
Introduction to chemistry in its many forms and applications, physical and organic, with consideration of environmental and social issues. Includes laboratory activities.

Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 96 or higher or attained satisfactory score for placement into MATH 120 in ACT, SAT or placement tests.

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CHEM 121 General Chemistry I (4 credits)
Fundamentals of chemistry including reaction stoichiometry, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, states of matter, and thermochemistry.

Prerequisite: Must have completed MATH 126 or higher.

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CHEM 122 General Chemistry II (4 credits)
Fundamentals of chemistry including solutions, kinetics, equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and properties of inorganic and organic compounds. Also, introduction to qualitative analysis.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CHEM 121.

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CHEM 241 Organic Chemistry I (3 credits)
Intensive introduction to the theory of carbon chemistry with particular emphasis on understanding the relationship between the structure and behavior of organic molecules.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CHEM 122 and be taking CHEM 241L.

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CHEM 241L Organic Chemistry for life Sciences Lab I (1 credits)
Laboratory exercises in introductory organic chemistry. Stereochemistry, separation and purification techniques, micro-scale organic reaction procedures.

Prerequisite: Must be taking CHEM 241.

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CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry II (3 credits)
Continuation of CHEM 241 with emphasis on complex reactions and mechanisms, and introduction to advanced approaches for the synthesis of organic molecules.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CHEM 241 and be taking CHEM 242L.

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CHEM 242L Organic Chemistry for Life Sciences Lab II (1 credits)
Laboratory exercises in intermediate organic chemistry with continued emphasis on micro-scale organic reaction procedures. Introduction to the identification of organic compounds using chemical and instrumental means (qualitative analysis).

Prerequisite: Must be taking CHEM 242.

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CHEM 292 Selected Topics in Chemistry (1-3 credits)
Independent study of a special problem, research and/or assigned reading in chemistry. May be repeated up to six credits.

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CHEM 392 Special Topics in Chemistry (1-3 credits)
Laboratory or lecture course in area not covered in other courses. May be repeated up to six credits.

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CHEM 492 Advanced Topics in Chemistry (1-2 credits)
Selected topics from the various disciplines of chemistry not covered by any other course offerings and of current interest to students and faculty. May be repeated up to four credits.

Prerequisite: Must have completed CHEM 242.

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