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CHEM 1311   General Chemistry I   CHEM 1311 (CHEM 1311) General Chemistry I (3-0). Students will study matter atomic theory atomic structure concept of moles chemical units of concentration concept of balanced chemical reaction equation chemical bonding and kinetic molecular theory of gases periodic table of the elements chemical bonding drawing Lewis structures molecular geometry and hybridization of atomic orbitals. Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or equivalent. Advanced placement in CHEM 1311 may be given on successful completion of advanced placement examination.  
CHEM 1312   General Chemistry II   CHEM 1312 (CHEM 1312) General Chemistry II (3-0). Students will study colligative properties of solutions chemical kinetics chemical equilibrium acid-base systems including the concept of pH thermodynamics energy relationships in chemistry reactions detailed redox reactions and electrochemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 1311 and CHEM 1111.  
CHEM 2402   Inorganic Chemistry I    
CHEM 3407   Organic Chemistry I   CHEM 3407 Organic Chemistry I (3-3). This course is a thorough study of the chemistry of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons and their derivatives. Special emphasis on nomenclature stereochemistry reaction mechanisms and fundamental principles of organic chemistry. Nuclear magnetic spectroscopy and mass spectroscopy will be introduced. Prerequisites: CHEM 1312 and CHEM 1112 or permission of instructor. Lab fee: $8  
CHEM 3408   Organic Chemistry II   CHEM 3408 Organic Chemistry II (3-3). The study of aromatic heterocyclic and unsaturated compounds. The chemistry of aldehydes ketones ethers alcohols carboxylic acids amines and carbonyl reactions will be discussed in detail. Prerequisite: CHEM 3407. Lab fee: $8  
CHEM 4300   Chemistry Research   Individual research or studies on topics of general interest encouraged. May be repeated once for credit. (On demand)  
CHEM 4300   McNair Chemistry Research   Individual research or studies on topics of general interest encouraged. May be repeated once for credit. (On demand)  
CHEM 4300   Welch Chemistry Research   Individual research or studies on topics of general interest encouraged. May be repeated once for credit. (On demand)  
CHEM 4301   Biochemistry I   CHEM 4301 Biochemistry I (3-0). Students will study the structure and function of amino acids proteins carbohydrates lipids nucleotides and nucleic acids. This course also introduces biological membranes membrane transport enzyme kinetics enzyme regulation DNA replication transcription and RNA translation. Prerequisite: CHEM 3407.  
CHEM 4302   Biochemistry II    
CHEM 4311   Readings and Research   CHEM 4311 Special Topics (3-0). A course covering various topics in Chemistry. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.