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Fall 2019

100 Level

131 - Principles of Chemistry

Chemical and physical behavior of matter. Atomic and molecular structure and chemical periodicity. Chemical bonds, reactions and thermochemistry. Gas, liquids, solids, and materials. Organic and biochemistry. Strongly recommended for intended majors in chemical sciences and engineering. Three lectures per week. Credit for both this course and CHEM 1120C may not be applied toward a degree program. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science. Prerequisite: MATH 1220 or MATH 1230 or MATH 1240 or MATH 1250 or MATH 1430 or MATH 1440 or MATH 1512 or MATH 1522 or MATH 2530 or ACT Math =>28 or SAT Math Section =>660. Pre- or corequisite: 1215L.

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M, W, F
1000 - 1050
Centennial Engineering Center - 1028
David Keller

193 - T:

Titles will vary.

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Topics1 TO 3Philip Watje

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200 Level

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300 Level

301 - Organic Chemistry

Chemistry of the compounds of carbon. Credit for both this course and CHEM 2120 may not be applied toward a degree program. Prerequisite: 1225 or 132.

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
002Lecture3M, W, F
1000 - 1050
Dane Smith Hall - 125
005Lecture3M, W, F
1100 - 1150
Dane Smith Hall - 224
Lisa Whalen
006Lecture3M, W, F
1100 - 1150
Mitchell Hall - 122
Ezra Depperman
007Lecture3M, W, F
0900 - 0950
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101
Lisa Whalen
009Lecture3T, R
1730 - 1845
Science Math Learning Center - 102
Ezra Depperman

302 - Organic Chemistry

Continuation of **301. Prerequisite: **301. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M, W, F
1100 - 1150
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101
Lorraine Deck
003Lecture3T, R
1700 - 1815
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101
002Lecture3M, W, F
1000 - 1050
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101
Yang Qin

311 - Physical Chemistry

Introduction to quantum chemistry that starts from the postulates of quantum mechanics and simple models and covers structure of polyatomic molecules. Prerequisite: (1225 or 132) and 1225L and MATH 1522 and (PHYS 1240 or PHYS 1320). Pre- or corequisite: MATH 2530.

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M
1500 - 1550
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101

M, W, F
1400 - 1450
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101
John Grey

315 - Intro Physical Chem

Fundamentals of physical chemistry with primary emphasis upon biological and biochemical applications. Cannot be used for credit toward B.S. Chemistry. Credit not allowed for (**311 or **312) and **315. Prerequisite: (1225 or 132) and 1225L and (MATH 1440 or MATH 1522) and (PHYS 1240 or PHYS 1320).

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture4M
1300 - 1350
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101

M, W, F
1200 - 1250
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101
Jeremy Edwards

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400 Level

425 - Organic Chem of Bio Pathways

Covers basic principles of mechanisms, acidity, stereochemistry; structures; properties of biomolecules; reactions in lipid, carbohydrate, amino acid, nucleotide metabolic pathways. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: **302. {Fall, Spring}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M, W, F
0900 - 0950
Dane Smith Hall - 229
Mark Walker

431 - Adv Inorganic Chem

Atomic theory and molecular structure, the fundamentals of symmetry, point groups, bonding concepts, acid-based chemistry, periodic trends, and reaction chemistry of both transition metals and non-metals. Prerequisite: **311 or **315. {Fall}.

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3T, R
1100 - 1215
Castetter Hall (Biology) - 51
Jeffrey Rack

452 - Polymer Chemistry

An introduction to polymer chemistry terminology, synthesis, characterization and application. Prerequisite: **302.

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3W
1600 - 1830
Mitchell Hall - 107
Yang Qin

469 - Charac Methods Nanostructures

(Also offered as CBE, NSMS 512) Nanostructure characterization methods. Examine principles underlying techniques and limitations, and how to interpret data from each method: electron beam, scanning probe, x-ray, neutron scattering, optical and near field optical. Lab demonstrations and projects provide experience.

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M
1500 - 1730
Woodward Lecture Hall - 147
Abhaya Datye

495 - Undergrad Problems

{Offered upon demand}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
002Independent Study1 TO 3Stephen Cabaniss
003Independent Study1 TO 3Yi He
004Independent Study1 TO 3Philip Watje
005Independent Study1 TO 3Jeremy Edwards
007Independent Study1 TO 3John Grey
008Independent Study1 TO 3Hua Guo
009Independent Study1 TO 3Terefe Habteyes
010Independent Study1 TO 3Kuang-Chiu Ho
011Independent Study1 TO 3Christine Le
014Independent Study1 TO 3Martin Kirk
015Independent Study1 TO 3Mark Walker
016Independent Study1 TO 3Yang Qin
017Independent Study1 TO 3Jeffrey Rack

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