CHEMISTRY




CHEM 1101K - Intro to Chemistry .................4.00 credits

This course  is  designed  to  prepare  students  with  little,  if  any, chemistry or math backgrounds for the Genera Chemistr and General Chemistry II sequence (CHEM 1211/1212).  Topics  to  be studied   include matter, measurement, units and unit conversions, graphing, atomic structure, nomenclature,  bonding, the periodic table chemica equations chemica reactions, stoichiometry Exercises designed to improve science study skills will be included.  The emphasis of the  lecture  will be  on  problem solving  strategies,  skill  building  and real life applications.


CHEM 1151K - Survey of Chemistry I ...... 4.00 Credits Thi cours i th firs i two-semeste sequence    covering elementar principle o genera an organi chemistr and biochemistry designed for allied health profession majors. Topics to be covered  include  elements and compounds, chemical equations, nomenclature, and molecular geometry Laboratory exercises will supplement the lecture material.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.


CHEM 1152K - Survey of Chemistry II ... 4.00 Credits The second course in a two-semester sequence covers elementary principles of general and organic chemistry and  biochemistry  and is designed for allied health profession majors Laboratory exercises will supplement the lecture material.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1151K US D.


CHEM 1211K - General Chemistry I .............. 4.00 Credits This course involves the study of the states of matter, stoichiometry, atomic and molecular structure, solutions, acid base theory, and chemical equilibrium.


CHEM 1212K - General Chemistry II................. 4.00 Credits

This course is designed to investigate ionic equilibria of electrolytes, chemical kinetic, thermodynamics, electro- chemistry and redox reactions chemica propertie o metal an non-metals and qualitative  analytical separations.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1211K US D


CHEM 2301K - Organic Chemistry I ................ 4.00 Credits

In this course the student will examine modern concepts of reactions from a structural,  synthetic  and  mechanistic  approach  exploring detailed studies of aliphatic nucleophilic aromatic electrophilic and free-radical reaction types Th chemistry of carbonation and free- radical intermediates are also covered  extensively.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1212K US C


CHEM 2302K - Organic Chemistry II ................. 4.00 Credits

In this course, a continuation of the sequences  including  the  study of carbonyl-bearing compounds, the chemistry of carbonium ions is explored and the concept of resonance is further examined. Spectroscopic        methods    of    analysis,    including    infrared, ultraviolet/visible,   mass   spectroscopy and   nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy will be   included.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2301K US D.


CHEM 2310K - Scientific Mathematics ................2.00 Credits Designed to acquaint students with mathematical concepts used in scientific studies  including  those  required  for  the  laboratory and publications.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.


CHEM 2320K - Laboratory

Research Techniques.................................... 3.00 Credits Designed  to  acquaint  students  with  basic  important   laboratory techniques and manipulations that are essential   for   conducting general and biomedical research.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.


CHEM 2351K - Quantitative Analysis I.....s... 4.00 Credits

This course involves the study of theory and practice of gravimetric and titrimetric analysis with emphasis on solution equilibria as applied  to acid-base, precipitation, and  complexometric  methods. Prerequisite(s):  CHEM 1212K US


CHEM 2352K - Quantitative Analysis II.............. 4.00 Credits

This course involves a continuation of the study of analytical methods including  oxidation-reduction,  titration   and   an   introduction   to instrumental   methods--potentiometric,   spectrophotometric, and chromatographic.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2351K US D.



CHEM 2415  - Scientific Writing ...........................3.00 Credits This course is designed to acquaint learners with disco- very-inquiry processes and to provide competencies for writing scientific papers. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.


CHEM 3221K - Physical Chemistry I................... 4.00 Credits

In   this   course, the   principles   o thermodynamics, including chemical/thermal equilibrium, reversible and irreversible processes, kinetic molecular theory, and reaction kinetics as well as other areas of dynamics are investigated.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2212 US C or taken concurrently, PHYS 2222K US C, and CHEM 2301K US C or  CHEM 2351 US C.


CHEM 3222K - Physical Chemistry II ................. 4.00 Credits

The theory and application of quantum theory and bonding; magnetic an spectra propertie o atom an molecules an statistical mechanics are studied in this course.

Prerequisite(s):  MATH 2212 US C or taken concurrently, PHYS 2222K US C, and CHEM 2301K US C or  CHEM 2351 US C.


CHEM 3231  - Intermediate

Inorganic Chemistry I .............................................3.00 Credits

A systematic source in inorganic chemistry that  investigates  topics i grou theory bonding acid-base chemistry, non-aqueous solvents, the solid state, and chemistry of the main elemental groups.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 3222K US C or CHEM 3222 US C.


CHEM 3250K - Biochemistry ................................ 4.00 Credits

In this course, the student examines the structure function, and metabolism of  carbohydrates,  amino  acids  and  proteins,  lipids, and nucleic   acids. (Topics include bioenergetics, enzyme kinetics, photosynthesis, and the interdependence of the various metabolic pathways of intermediate metabolism)

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2302K US C


CHEM 3300 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology    3.00 Credits

The important concepts and applications of nanoscience and nanotechnology to multidisciplinary audience such as chemists, physicists, biologists and engineers. Tools and principles relevant at the nanoscale dimension will be discussed. It also provides an overview of current and future nanotechnology applications in materials, physics, chemistry, biology, electronics, energy and, medicine

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2302K US C , BIOL2111K US and (PHYS1112K US C or PHYS2222K US C)


CHEM 3400 Polymer Science .................................3.00 Credits

This course involves a study of the fundamental physical and chemical properties of polymers such as their molecular, thermal, mechanical, and electrical properties.  In addition, how these materials are synthesized, evaluated, and their commercial applications are explored.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2302K US C


CHEM 4100K - Instrumental Analysis ................ 4.00 Credits

In this course, the student will study the principles and application of modern instrumental methods of analysis with special emphasis onspectrophotometric, chromatographic, electroanalytical and radiochemical techniques.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 3222K US C


CHEM 4110  - Chemical Literature.......................1.00 Credits

cours designe to acquaint the student with ethics, governmental regulations of chemicals in the work place, and sources of information from journals to databases that are currently available.

Prerequisite: Senior status.


CHEM 4111 - Junior Seminar ................................1.00 Credits

A course designed to train students in using science literature and presenting scientific information.  Students will review scientific writing styles and presentation formats, prepare a poster presentation, and observe and evaluate scientific presentations by invited  guest, ASU faculty and senior students.

Prerequisite: Junior status.


CHEM 4120  - Senior Research I ...........................1.00 Credits

Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(s): Senior

In this course, students will present preliminary  plans/  background of their senior research problem after a review of the current literature.

Prerequisite: CHEM 4111 US C.


CHEM 4130K - Senior Research II........................ 3.00 Credits

Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(s): Senior In this course, students select a research  area  in  chemistry  and  the final written report is completed as a senior thesis (Off campus research experience or industrial co-op/ internships may be substitute if taken at the junior/senior level).

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 4120 US C.


CHEM 4140  - Advanced Biochemistry.................3.00 Credits This course examines detailed biochemical pathways and elucidates the nature and mechanism of these reactions with special emphasis on   the quantification of   the   chemical   components   of   cells.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 3250K US C.


CHEM 4150K - Computational Chemistry 3.00 Credits Compute applicatio o molecula orbital calculation using semi- empirical and abinitio programs incorporating molecular modeling aspects are investigated in this course.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 3222K US C.


CHEM 4160  - Special Topics in Chemistry ..........2.00 Credits Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(s): Junior, Senior This course is designed to allow students an facult t explore some topics in greater detail than in a regular classroom setting, or to allow the introduction of such additional topics as specific areas o biochemistry chemica physics,    polymer    chemistry,    bio- analytical  and environmental chemistry.

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (May  be repeated twice.)


CHEM 4170L - Special Laboratory Problems......2.00 Credits This course is similar to Special Topics in Chemistry (CHEM 4160) but involves laboratory experiences.

Prerequisite: Senior status and permission of instructor.


CHEM 4180K - Topics in

Research Technology ............................................... 4.00 Credits

This course examines relevant methods and techniques that are used in biomedical research.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.


CHEM4200 Environmental Chemistry...................4.00 credits

This course will include an overview of the earth and its atmosphere and a study of the chemical processes that occur in this environment. The chemical structure and toxic properties of chemical pollutants and the reactions in the environment is included, as well as a discussion of the sources of chemical contamination and methods for controlling pollution

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2302K US C, MATH1113 US C


CHEM4210 NanoScale Analytical Methods..........4.00 credits

This course is designed to explore the principles of nonoscale analytical methods that are essential to nanoscience and nanomaterial chemistry. This course will also provide fundamental theoretical and practical knowledge on how to fabricate nanostrucures, and how to investigate the morphological structure and electronic structure of nanomaterials.

Prerequisite: CHEM 2352K US C.