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NOTE: This data is offered for your convenience only. The schedule data is updated regularly and may not reflect recent changes to the Schedule of Classes. For full, up-to-date course information please contact the Registrar's office.

Spring 2019

100 Level

101 - Chemistry in Our Community

Introduction for non-science majors to the basic chemistry required to understand scientific topics affecting our community, such as global warming, acid rain, nuclear power, plastics, drugs, and genetic engineering. {Fall, Spring}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3T, R
1400 - 1515
Collaborative Teaching & Learn - 330
Alisha Ray

111 - Elem of General Chemistry

One-semester course in general chemistry, especially for non-science majors in the health sciences except premedicine and medical technology. Three lectures, 3 hours demo lab/recitation. Credit not allowed for both 111 and (121 and 123L). Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1114). Prerequisite: MATH 103 or MATH 121 or MATH 150 or MATH 162 or MATH 163 or MATH 180 or MATH 181 or MATH 264 or ACT Math =>22 or SAT Math Section =>540. {Fall, Spring}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture4M, W, F
1300 - 1350
Anthropology - 163

T
0800 - 0915
Dane Smith Hall - 224
Ezra Depperman
002Lecture4M, W, F
1300 - 1350
Anthropology - 163

T
0930 - 1045
Dane Smith Hall - 224
Ezra Depperman
003Lecture4M, W, F
1300 - 1350
Anthropology - 163

R
0930 - 1045
Dane Smith Hall - 224
Ezra Depperman

120 - Foundations of Chemistry

This course is available to students initially enrolled in CHEM 121 who find themselves unprepared. Designed for science majors, it provides foundational chemical concepts and prepares students to return and succeed in CHEM 121. {Fall, Spring}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
002Lecture3M, W, F
1100 - 1150
Education - 105
Alisha Ray
003Lecture3T, R
1730 - 1845
Collaborative Teaching & Learn - 230
Alisha Ray
004Lecture3M, W, F
0800 - 0850
Education - 105
Alisha Ray

121 - General Chemistry I

Introduction to the chemical and physical behavior of matter. Credit not allowed for both 121 and 131. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1214). Prerequisite: MATH 121 or MATH 123 or MATH 150 or MATH 153 or MATH 162 or MATH 163 or MATH 180 or MATH 181 or MATH 264 or ACT Math =>25 or SAT Math Section =>590. Pre- or corequisite: 123L. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
002Lecture3M, W, F
1100 - 1150
Kiva - 104
Diana Habel-Rodriguez
001Lecture3M, W, F
0800 - 0850
Collaborative Teaching & Learn - 300
Diana Habel-Rodriguez
005Lecture3T, R
0930 - 1045
Science Math Learning Center - 102
Brian Bartlett
003Lecture3T, R
1730 - 1845
Dane Smith Hall - 125
Ezra Depperman

122 - General Chemistry II

Continuation of CHEM 121. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science (NMCCN 1224). Prerequisite: ((121 and 123L) or (131 and 123L)) and (MATH 121 or MATH 123 or MATH 150 or MATH 153 or MATH 162 or MATH 163 or MATH 180 or MATH 181 or MATH 264 or ACT Math =>25 or SAT Math Section =>590). Pre- or corequisite: 124L. {Summer, Fall, Spring}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M, W, F
1000 - 1050
Mitchell Hall - 101
Shaorong Yang
002Lecture3M, W, F
0900 - 0950
Collaborative Teaching & Learn - 300
Diana Habel-Rodriguez
003Lecture3T, R
1730 - 1845
Mitchell Hall - 101
Mary Martucci
005Lecture3M, W, F
1000 - 1050
Collaborative Teaching & Learn - 330
Sushilla Knottenbelt
006Lecture3M, W, F
1200 - 1250

132 - Principles of Chemistry

Thermodynamics, equilibria and kinetics in chemical terms. Continuation of General Chemistry I. (Credit not allowed for both 122L/253L and 132L.) Prerequisite: (121 and 123L) or 131. Pre- or corequisite: MATH 163 or MATH 181 or MATH 264. Three lectures, 6 hrs. lab. {Spring}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M, W, F
1000 - 1050
Dane Smith Hall - 126
Hua Guo

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200 Level

212 - Integ Org Chem+Bioch

Survey interrelating the major principles of organic chemistry and biochemistry with special emphasis toward interests of students in the health sciences. (Credit not allowed for both 212 and **301.) Prerequisite: 111L or 122. {Fall, Spring}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture4W
1100 - 1150
Collaborative Teaching & Learn - 300

T, R
1100 - 1215
Collaborative Teaching & Learn - 300
Alisha Ray

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300 Level

301 - Organic Chemistry

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M, W, F
0900 - 0950
003Lecture3T, R
0930 - 1045
Woodward Lecture Hall - 101
Ezra Depperman
002Lecture3M, W, F
1100 - 1150
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101
Ezra Depperman

302 - Organic Chemistry

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

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M, W, F
0900 - 0950
Mitchell Hall - 101
Lisa Whalen
002Lecture3M, W, F
1000 - 1050
Dane Smith Hall - 123
Yang Qin
003Lecture3T, R
1700 - 1815
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101
Lorraine Deck
004Lecture3M, W, F
1100 - 1150
Dane Smith Hall - 224
Lisa Whalen

312 - Physical Chemistry

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3M
0800 - 0850
Dane Smith Hall - 120

M, W, F
0900 - 0950
Dane Smith Hall - 120
Terefe Habteyes

315 - Intro Physical Chem

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture4M
1400 - 1450
Mitchell Hall - 122

M, W, F
1300 - 1350
Mitchell Hall - 122
Jeremy Edwards

326 - ST: Undergraduates

Possible topics are: chemical literature, environmental chemistry, photochemistry, stereochemistry, macromolecules, C-13-NMR, natural products. {Offered upon demand}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
002Topics1F
1300 - 1500
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 214A
Karen Smith

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400 Level

421 - Biological Chemistry

Brings the fundamentals of general and organic chemistry to bear on the complex array of structures and chemical processes that occur in living organisms. Prerequisite: **302 and (**312 or **315).

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3T, R
1100 - 1215
Clark Hall (Chemistry) - 101
Yi He

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

457 - Environmental Chemistry

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
001Lecture3W
1600 - 1830
Mitchell Hall - 208
Stephen Cabaniss

471 - Adv T: Chemistry

Current topics requiring a background in physical chemistry such as spectroscopy, reaction mechanisms, advanced synthesis, polymer chemistry and materials chemistry. {Offered upon demand}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
002Topics2S
1000 - 1200
Dane Smith Hall - 224
Lisa Whalen
003Topics2S
1300 - 1500
Dane Smith Hall - 224
Alisha Ray
001Topics3T, R
0930 - 1045
Dane Smith Hall - 333
John Grey
004Topics3M, W
1730 - 1845
Woodward Lecture Hall - 147
Deborah Evans

496 - Undergrad Problems

{Offered upon demand}

SectionTypeCreditsTime/LocationInstructor
002Independent Study1 TO 3Stephen Cabaniss
004Independent Study1 TO 3Jeremy Edwards
012Independent Study2Philip Watje
006Independent Study1 TO 3John Grey
007Independent Study1 TO 3Hua Guo
008Independent Study1 TO 3Terefe Habteyes
009Independent Study1 TO 3Yi He
011Independent Study1 TO 3Kuang-Chiu Ho
014Independent Study1 TO 3David Keller
015Independent Study1 TO 3Martin Kirk
016Independent Study1 TO 3Yang Qin
017Independent Study1 TO 3Jeffrey Rack
018Independent Study1 TO 3Mark Walker

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