Fall 2017

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
CHEM 131-01 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Donald Carr
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
0930:MWF   STUART 1104
CHEM 131-02 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Kathryn Barker
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
1030:MWF   STUART 1104
CHEM 131-03 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Christine O'Neill
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
0900:TR   STUART 1104
CHEM 131-04 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Christine O'Neill
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
1030:TR   STUART 1104
CHEM 131-L1 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Mary Boylan
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
1330:M   STUART 1113
1330:M   STUART 1121
CHEM 131-L2 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Mary Boylan
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
1800:M   STUART 1113
1800:M   STUART 1121
CHEM 131-L3 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Christine O'Neill
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
1315:T   STUART 1113
1315:T   STUART 1121
CHEM 131-L4 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Donald Carr
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
1330:W   STUART 1113
1330:W   STUART 1121
CHEM 131-L5 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Mary Boylan
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
1315:R   STUART 1113
1315:R   STUART 1121
CHEM 131-L6 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Donald Carr
Course Description:
The first semester of intro chemistry for students majoring in the physical and biological sciences, who have completed one year of HS chemistry but do not place into Chemistry 141. Core principles and applications of chemistry will be covered that will aid students in understanding "Why Chemistry Matters" regardless of discipline. Topics will include: atomic and molecular structure (Lewis, VSEPR), stoichiometry, gas laws, energy and chemical reactions, periodicity, and solubility and intermolecular forces. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
1330:F   STUART 1113
1330:F   STUART 1121
CHEM 141-01 Accelerated General Chemistry with Lab
Instructor: Rebecca Connor
Course Description:
This section is reserved for First-Year students only. A one-semester introductory course for students who are especially well-prepared for general chemistry, replacing CHEM 131, 132 as a prerequisite for more advanced courses in the major. Topics include atomic structure, chemical bonding, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, electrochemistry, acid/base chemistry, solubility, and transition metal chemistry. The laboratory experiments will relate directly to topics covered in lecture, and will include statistical analysis of data, molecular modeling, instrumental methods of analysis, and quantitative analytical and inorganic chemistry. Admittance into this course is based on a placement exam. Three hours of classroom and three hours of laboratory per week.
1330:W   STUART 2112
0930:MWF   TOME 122
CHEM 241-01 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Michael Holden
Course Description:
The major focus of this course is on the reactivities of organic and inorganic molecules; this is an extension of the study of the covalent bond that was studied in Chemistry 141. Topics include reaction types and mechanisms, stereochemistry, nomenclature, and spectroscopic methods. Laboratory work involves the synthesis, analysis and identification of organic and inorganic molecules. Three hours classroom and four hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 132 or 141.
0830:MWF   STUART 1104
CHEM 241-02 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: R David Crouch
Course Description:
The major focus of this course is on the reactivities of organic and inorganic molecules; this is an extension of the study of the covalent bond that was studied in Chemistry 141. Topics include reaction types and mechanisms, stereochemistry, nomenclature, and spectroscopic methods. Laboratory work involves the synthesis, analysis and identification of organic and inorganic molecules. Three hours classroom and four hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 132 or 141.
1130:MWF   STUART 1104
CHEM 241-L1 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Jason Gavenonis
Course Description:
The major focus of this course is on the reactivities of organic and inorganic molecules; this is an extension of the study of the covalent bond that was studied in Chemistry 141. Topics include reaction types and mechanisms, stereochemistry, nomenclature, and spectroscopic methods. Laboratory work involves the synthesis, analysis and identification of organic and inorganic molecules. Three hours classroom and four hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 132 or 141.
1230:M   STUART 1118
CHEM 241-L2 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: R David Crouch
Course Description:
The major focus of this course is on the reactivities of organic and inorganic molecules; this is an extension of the study of the covalent bond that was studied in Chemistry 141. Topics include reaction types and mechanisms, stereochemistry, nomenclature, and spectroscopic methods. Laboratory work involves the synthesis, analysis and identification of organic and inorganic molecules. Three hours classroom and four hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 132 or 141.
1315:T   STUART 1118
CHEM 241-L3 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Jason Gavenonis
Course Description:
The major focus of this course is on the reactivities of organic and inorganic molecules; this is an extension of the study of the covalent bond that was studied in Chemistry 141. Topics include reaction types and mechanisms, stereochemistry, nomenclature, and spectroscopic methods. Laboratory work involves the synthesis, analysis and identification of organic and inorganic molecules. Three hours classroom and four hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 132 or 141.
1230:W   STUART 1118
CHEM 241-L4 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Kathryn Barker
Course Description:
The major focus of this course is on the reactivities of organic and inorganic molecules; this is an extension of the study of the covalent bond that was studied in Chemistry 141. Topics include reaction types and mechanisms, stereochemistry, nomenclature, and spectroscopic methods. Laboratory work involves the synthesis, analysis and identification of organic and inorganic molecules. Three hours classroom and four hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 132 or 141.
1315:R   STUART 1118
CHEM 241-L5 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Kathryn Barker
Course Description:
The major focus of this course is on the reactivities of organic and inorganic molecules; this is an extension of the study of the covalent bond that was studied in Chemistry 141. Topics include reaction types and mechanisms, stereochemistry, nomenclature, and spectroscopic methods. Laboratory work involves the synthesis, analysis and identification of organic and inorganic molecules. Three hours classroom and four hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 132 or 141.
1230:F   STUART 1118
CHEM 331-01 Principles of Biochemistry
Instructor: Jason Gavenonis
Course Description:
Cross-listed with BIOL 331-01. This course will explore the structure and function of fundamental organic biomolecules of life, including nucleotides, peptides, carbohydrates, and lipids; their biosynthesis and interactions in an aqueous solution; and enzyme kinetics and catalysis. Special attention will be dedicated to how dysregulation of these systems manifests itself in human disease. Students may not receive credit for both CHEM 331 and CHEM 342. This course does not have an associated lab. Prerequisite: CHEM 242. This course is cross-listed as BIOL 331.
0900:TR   STUART 1113
CHEM 341-01 Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy
Instructor: Cindy Samet
Course Description:
Examines how the Quantum Theory, and in particular the Schrdinger Equation, makes possible the determination of translational, rotational, and vibrational energies of molecules, and how spectroscopy experimentally determines the energy and hence structure of atoms and molecules. Three hours classroom per week. Prerequisites: 132 or 141, MATH 171 and PHYS 141 or 131, or permission of the instructor. NOTE: PHYS 141 or 131 may be taken concurrently with CHEM 341.
1030:MWF   STUART 1113
CHEM 343-01 Metabolism
Instructor: Thomas Arnold
Course Description:
Cross-listed with BIOL 343-01. A survey of the metabolic processes in animals and plants, including signal transduction, aerobic and anaerobic respiration, and photosynthesis, as well as the biosynthesis of the major types of biomolecules. For each metabolic pathway, we will examine the regulation of enzymes and related genes, their energetic requirements, and the function of pathway end products. Both the normal functioning of metabolic pathways and common metabolic malfunctions, e.g., human inborn errors of metabolism, will be considered. Selected readings from the primary literature and the popular press are required. Students will complete detailed case studies focusing on human metabolism and metabolic disorders. Three hours classroom per week. Prerequisite: 242. This course is cross-listed as BIOL 343.
0900:TR   DANA 101
CHEM 343-02 Metabolism
Instructor: Thomas Arnold
Course Description:
Cross-listed with BIOL 343-01. A survey of the metabolic processes in animals and plants, including signal transduction, aerobic and anaerobic respiration, and photosynthesis, as well as the biosynthesis of the major types of biomolecules. For each metabolic pathway, we will examine the regulation of enzymes and related genes, their energetic requirements, and the function of pathway end products. Both the normal functioning of metabolic pathways and common metabolic malfunctions, e.g., human inborn errors of metabolism, will be considered. Selected readings from the primary literature and the popular press are required. Students will complete detailed case studies focusing on human metabolism and metabolic disorders. Three hours classroom per week. Prerequisite: 242. This course is cross-listed as BIOL 343.
1030:TR   DANA 101
CHEM 347-01 Concepts of Inorganic Chemistry with Lab
Instructor: Cindy Samet
Course Description:
This course will cover fundamental concepts in inorganic chemistry to include: periodic trends, atomic and molecular structure, ionic bonding and crystal structures, solubility of ionic solids, acid-base chemistry, structure and bonding in coordination compounds, and reactions of transition metal complexes. Throughout the course the unifying theme will be the application of principles of structure and bonding to predict and explain reactions involving inorganic compounds. Three hours classroom and four hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: 244, 341 or concurrent enrollment.
1230:W   STUART 2117
1500:MR   STUART 2117
CHEM 490-01 Bioorganic Chemistry
Instructor: Michael Holden
Course Description:
Bioorganic chemistry covers the organic chemistry of biological processes, looking at transformations that occur within cells. Particular attention will be given to how bacterial cell walls are formed and the methods by which antibiotics break down those walls.
0930:MWF   STUART 1113
CHEM 560-01 Characterizing Heat Shock Proteins
Instructor: Rebecca Connor
Course Description:
 
CHEM 560-02 Characterization of Hsp70
Instructor: Rebecca Connor
Course Description:
 
CHEM 560-03 Selective Reactions of Cysteine Perfluoroaryl Thioethers
Instructor: Jason Gavenonis
Course Description:
 
CHEM 560-04 Biochemical Characterization of Heat Shock Protein 70
Instructor: Rebecca Connor
Course Description: