Course Offerings and Syllabi

The course offerings within the department of chemistry can be found in the undergraduate catalog, and more information about specific courses, including course syllabi can be found using the links below.

CHEM101: Foundations of Chemistry

CHEM105, 106, and 107: Chemistry and Society

CHEM111 and 112: General Chemistry I & II

CHEM211 and 212: Organic Chemistry I & II

CHEM253 and 254: Chemical Analysis I & II

CHEM317 & 318 and 319 & 320: Biochemistry I & II and Biochemistry Lab I & II

CHEM331 and 332: Environmental Chemistry & Environmental Chemistry Lab

CHEM343 and 345: Inorganic Chemistry & Inorganic Chemistry Lab

CHEM383 & 384 and 387 & 388: Physical Chemistry I & II and Physical Chemistry Lab I & II

CHEM423: Experimental Methods

CHEM453: Seminar

CHEM 471: Advanced Topics in Chemistry

CHEM491: Independent Study

CHEM493: Chemical Outreach

CHEM499: Internship

FSEM100: First Year Seminar

URES197: Undergraduate Research

Note: Effective Fall 2014,  the following minimum grades are required for continuing in higher level chemistry courses:

  • CHEM 112 requires a grade of C- or better in Chemistry 111.
  • CHEM 211, CHEM 253,  CHEM 254, or CHEM 343 require a grade of C or better in CHEM 112.
  • CHEM 212 requires a grade of C or better in CHEM 211.
  • CHEM 317 requires a grade of C or better in CHEM 212.
  • CHEM 383, 384 Prerequisites: MATH 122, PHYS 105 and 106 or 101 and 102, and a grade of C or better in CHEM 112.
  • CHEM 453 is open to graduating majors only with a major GPA of 2.0 or higher

Note: Effective Fall 2014, students who have received credit for CHEM 111 may not enroll in Foundations of Chemistry (CHEM 101)

Note: Effective Spring 2020 only, a grade of CRT will count in the major for all Chemistry courses.  A grade of P-19 will not satisfy the necessary prerequisite grade in the following major courses:

  • CHEM 111
  • CHEM 112
  • CHEM 212