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Recommended Courses for First Year of Study

Analytical Chemistry

Fall

  • CHEM 8810 (3 credits), Mass Spectrometry
  • CHEM 8860 (3 credits), Advanced Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Analytical Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 81x0 (1 credit), Seminar

Spring

  • CHEM 8820 (3 credits), Electrochemistry
  • CHEM 8850 (3 credits), Analytical Spectrometry
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Analytical Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 8150 (1 credit), Analytical Chemistry Seminar

The following courses are taught in alternate years and can be substituted for any of the courses above:

  • CHEM 8840 (3 credits), Surface and Thin Film Analysis (Fall semester, even years)
  • CHEM 8830 (4 credits), Electronics (Spring semester, odd years)
  • CHEM 8890 (3 credits), Nanomaterials: Engineering and Characterization (Fall semester, odd years)

Inorganic Chemistry: Inorganic Track

Fall

  • CHEM 8210 (3 credits), Chemical Applications of Group Theory
  • CHEM 8230 (3 credits), Main Group Chemistry
    offered odd years; take second Fall term if necessary
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Inorganic Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 81x0 (1 credit), Seminar

Spring

  • CHEM 8220/L (3/1 credits), Physical Methods in Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
    offered even years; take second Spring term if necessary
  • CHEM 8240 (3 credits), Transition Metal Chemistry
    offered odd years; take second Spring term if necessary
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Inorganic Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 8120 (1 credit), Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Inorganic Chemistry: Bioinorganic Track

Fall

  • CHEM 8210 (3 credits), Chemical Applications of Group Theory
  • CHEM 8230 (3 credits), Bioinorganic Chemistry
    offered even years; take second Fall term if necessary
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Inorganic Chemistry Elective
  • BCMB 6010 (3 credits), Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 
    — or —
    BCMB 8010 (4 credits), Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    one of BCMB 6010, 8010 or an equivalent Biochemistry course is a pre- or corequisite for CHEM 8250
  • CHEM 81x0 (1 credit), Seminar

Spring

  • CHEM 8220/L (3/1 credits), Physical Methods in Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
    offered even years; take second Spring term if necessary
  • CHEM 8240 (3 credits), Transition Metal Chemistry
    offered odd years; take second Spring term if necessary
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Inorganic Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 8120 (1 credit), Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Organic Chemistry: Synthetic Track

Fall

  • CHEM 8300 (3 credits), Modern Physical Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 8310 (3 credits), Organic Mechanisms
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Organic Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 81x0 (1 credit), Seminar

Spring

  • CHEM 8320 (3 credits), Organic Synthesis
  • CHEM 8340 (3 credits), Organic Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Organic Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 8120 (1 credit), Organic Chemistry Seminar

Organic Chemistry: Computational Track

Fall

  • CHEM 8300 (3 credits), Modern Physical Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 8310 (3 credits), Organic Mechanisms
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Organic Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 81x0 (1 credit), Seminar

Spring

  • CHEM 8330 (3 credits), Molecular Modeling
  • CHEM 8350 (3 credits), Physical Organic
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Organic Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 8120 (1 credit), Organic Chemistry Seminar

Organic Chemistry: Bio-Organic Track

Fall

  • CHEM 8300 (3 credits), Modern Physical Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 8310 (3 credits), Organic Mechanisms
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Organic Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 81x0 (1 credit), Seminar

Spring

  • CHEM 8340 (3 credits), Organic Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 8350 (3 credits), Physical Organic
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Organic Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 8120 (1 credit), Organic Chemistry Seminar

Physical Chemistry

Fall

  • CHEM 8930 (3 credits), Introduction to Quantum Chemistry
  • CHEM 8940 (3 credits), Chemical Kinetics
  • CHEM 8210 (3 credits), Chemical Applications of Group Theory
  • CHEM 81x0 (1 credit), Seminar
  • CHEM 8990 (3 credits) Lasers in Chemistry

Spring

  • CHEM 8920 (3 credits), Thermodynamics/Statistical Mechanics
  • CHEM 8960 (3 credits), Molecular Spectroscopy
    requires 8210 and 8930 as prerequisite
  • CHEM 8xx0 (~3 credits), Non-Physical Chemistry Elective
  • CHEM 8120 (1 credit), Physical Chemistry Seminar

 

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