CHEM 344: Carbanions and their Reactions

Mechanisms, stereochemistry, and synthetic applications of reactions involving carbanions or potential carbanions with a variety of carbonyl compounds.

CHEM 343: Chemistry of Aromatic Compounds

Aromaticity. Mechanisms and synthetic applications of substitution reactions in mono-nuclear aromatic compounds. Synthesis and reactions of selected polynuclear aromatic compound.

CHEM 341: Spectroscopy and Structure Elucidation

Study of infrared spectroscopy, ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and 1H- and 13C-nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, electron spin resonance spectroscopy. Joint use of these spectroscopic methods in structure elucidation.

CHEM 332: Organic Practical

Synthesis of organic compounds requiring basic skills such as heating under reflux, distillation, crystallization, extraction, filtration, chromatography, melting point determination and spectroscopic (ir, uv) analysis.

CHEM 312: Thermodynamics I

The Gas laws; grammar and vocabulary of thermodynamics; state variables and equations of state; the First, Second and Third Laws. Thermochemistry; Spontaneity and equilibria.

CHEM 311: Physical Practical

Experiments involving refractometry, potentiometry, conductimetry, spectrophotometry, and polarimetry; Adsorption Isotherms.

CHEM 301: Mathematics for Chemists

Calculus of functions of several variables, partial differentiation, total differentials, Euler’s theorem on homogeneous functions. Differentiation and Integration skills; Solution of ordinary and partial differential equations. Matrices and...

CHEM 271: Analytical Chemistry I

Quantitative treatment of ampholytes, (salts and amino acids), Buffer solutions, and very dilute solutions (≤ 10¯6M) of Bronsted-Lowry acids and bases; the Method of Successive Approximations; Electrochemistry - Electrode and galvanic cells; Nernst...

CHEM 252: Inorganic Chemistry I (s-block Elements)

Systematic chemistry of the s-block elements {Groups IA, IIA, and IIB ( Zn, Cu, Hg)}, including their organometallic compounds.

CHEM 234: Organic Chemistry II

Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic addition reactions; Carbanions. Carboxylic acids: Preparations and reactions. Carboxylic acid derivatives: Preparations;Amines: Preparations and Reactions