Fall 2019

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
CHEM 131-01 General Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Amy Witter
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: Katie 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: 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.
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 Jo 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 Jo 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: Cindy Samet
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 Jo 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: 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.
1330:F   STUART 1113
1330:F   STUART 1121
CHEM 141-01 Accelerated General Chemistry with Lab
Instructor: Rebecca Connor
Course Description:
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
0900:TR   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: 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: 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.
1230:M   STUART 1118
CHEM 241-L2 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Katie 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:T   STUART 1118
CHEM 241-L3 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.
1230:W   STUART 1118
CHEM 241-L4 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
Instructor: Katie 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 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 342-01 Structure and Function of Biomolecules w/Lab
Instructor: Jason Gavenonis
Course Description:
Cross-listed with BIOL 342-01. This course is an introductory biochemistry course focused on the chemistry of the major molecules that compose living matter. The structure and function of the major classes of biomolecules (nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates) are addressed along with other topics including bioenergetics, enzyme catalysis, and information transfer at the molecular level. The laboratory portion of the course focuses on methods used to study the properties and behavior of biological molecules and their functions in the cell. Three hours lecture and four hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite 242; an introductory biology course is highly recommended. This course is cross-listed as BIOL 342.
1030:TR   STUART 1113
1315:T   STUART 2112
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   EASTC 411
CHEM 347-01 Concepts of Inorganic Chemistry with Lab
Instructor: Sarah St. Angelo
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.
0900:TR   STUART 1113
1230:W   STUART 2117
CHEM 490-01 Medicinal Chemistry
Instructor: David Crouch
Course Description:
This course will focus on the application of organic chemistry to compounds that are used to treat disease states. Topics will include the discovery and synthesis of medicinally important compounds, the relationship of structure to activity, and the fate of these compounds in the body. Classes of compounds to be discussed include adrenergic and cholinergic agents, sedative-hypnotics, analgesics, drugs that treat cardiovascular conditions and antibiotics.
0930:MWF   STUART 1113
CHEM 490-02 Nanomaterials for Energy, the Environment, and Health
Instructor: Sarah St. Angelo
Course Description:
In this course, we will explore the fantastical yet very real applications of nanomaterials as well as the physical chemistry explanations for their properties. Topics may include catalysis, solar energy, and emerging medical materials, like spherical nucleic acids. Other topics may be drawn from current literature and student interests.
1130:MF   TOME 117
CHEM 560-02 Characterizing Polar Chemicals in Runoff from Sealcoat
Instructor: Amy Witter
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CHEM 560-03 Monitoring Heat Shock Induction Within Cultured Mammalian Cells
Instructor: Rebecca Connor
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CHEM 560-04 Ferrocenyl Fatty Acids
Instructor: Michael Holden
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CHEM 560-05 Characterizing Polar Chemicals in Runoff from Sealcoat
Instructor: Amy Witter
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CHEM 560-06 Selective Reduction of Benzonitrile
Instructor: David Crouch
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CHEM 560-07 Organiron Chemistry
Instructor: Michael Holden
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CHEM 560-08 Purification of Heat Shock Proteins
Instructor: Rebecca Connor
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CHEM 560-09 Nanocatalysis
Instructor: Sarah St. Angelo
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CHEM 560-10 Detection of Fluoride Ions in Microbial Culture
Instructor: Jason Gavenonis
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