Chemistry (CHM)

CHM-0020  Chemistry 0020  (6 Credits)  

An integration of the theoretical study of chemistry with laboratory experiments and assignments. Topics covered are the study of chemical bonding, gases, solution chemistry including acids and bases, and quantitative relationships in chemical changes. Laboratory work emphasizes proper techniques, the methodology of scientific problem solving, interpretation of data, and laboratory report writing. Students registering in this course should have successfully completed SCI-0010 or Science 10 or equivalent. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (5.0), Lab (1.0)

Requisite courses: Take CHM-0020L (Required, Concurrent).

CHM-0030  Chemistry 0030  (6 Credits)  

A study of thermochemical changes, electrochemical changes, organic chemistry and related chemical changes, as well as equilibrium with a focus upon acid-base systems. Laboratory work integrates theoretical concepts with experimentation, with emphasis placed upon proper technique, the methodology of scientific problem solving, the interpretation of collected data and report writing. Students registering in the course should have successfully completed CHM-0020 or Chemistry 20 or equivalent. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (5.0), Lab (1.0)

Requisite courses: Take CHM-0030L (Required, Concurrent).

CHM-1150  Introduction to Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to the fundamental principles of chemistry. Topics include Atomic structure, Bonding, Stoichiometry, Enthalpy, Solutions, Organic compounds. Students registering for this course should have completed CHM-0030 and MTH-0030 or equivalents. NOt available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (2.0)

Requisite courses: Take CHM-1150L (Required, Concurrent).

CHM-1151  Chemistry in Context  (3 Credits)  

This course is designed for non-chemistry majors. Students will become chemistry literate while applying chemical principles to broader social issues. Topics include: the air we breathe, the ozone layer, global warming, energy, water, acid rain, nuclear fission and fusion, plastics and polymers, organic molecules in drugs and in the environment, nutrition and future developments.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to CHM-151.

CHM-1155  Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to the essential principles of inorganic chemistry. Topics include chemical bonding and molecular structure, periodicity, stoichiometry, as well as acid/base, oxidation/reduction, and complexation reactions applied in an environmental context. Weekly labs supplement lecture content. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (2.0)

Requisite courses: Take CHM-1155L (Required, Concurrent).

CHM-2255  Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

This course will examine the structure, nomenclature and chemical bonding of carbon compounds. The physical properties and chemical reactivity of organic molecules will be discussed in lecture and lab. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (2.0)

Requisite courses: Take CHM-1155 (Required, Previous). Take CHM-2255L (Required, Concurrent).

CHM-3350  Agriculture Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

The study of the compositions, interactions and changes in chemicals related to agricultural systems and food processing with emphasis on production and environmental protection.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (2.0)

Requisite courses: Take CHM-3350L (Required, Concurrent).

CHM-4455  Analytical Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

This course will focus on the design, operation, and applicability of various pieces of analytical equipment used in the chemical analysis of environmental samples. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (2.0)

Requisite courses: Take CHM-4455L (Required, Concurrent).

CHM-4456  Ecotoxicology  (3 Credits)  

This course will examine the structure, transfer mechanisms, and impacts of natural and anthropogenic chemicals that can be toxic to the environment. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (2.0)

Requisite courses: Take CHM-4456L (Required, Concurrent).