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Courses

This page displays the schedule of Bryn Mawr courses in this department for this academic year. It also displays descriptions of courses offered by the department during the last four academic years.

For information about courses offered by other Bryn Mawr departments and programs or about courses offered by Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges, please consult the Course Guides page.

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Spring 2016

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
CHEM B104-001 General Chemistry II: Enhanced Section Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Park 259 Francl,M.
Recitation: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM F Park 259
CHEM B104-002 General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Park 180 Kung,Y.
Recitation: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM F Park 180
CHEM B104-00A General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lab/Lec: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM M Park 278 Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM M Park 182
CHEM B104-00B General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lab/Lec: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM T Park 278 Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM T Park 182
CHEM B104-00C General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lab/Lec: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM W Park 278 Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM W Park 182
CHEM B104-00D General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lab/Lec: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM TH Park 278 Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM TH Park 182
CHEM B212-001 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 LEC: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Park 180 Malachowski,B.
Recitation: 2:10 PM- 3:00 PM F Park 180
CHEM B212-002 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 LEC: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Park 25 Malachowski,B.
Recitation: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM F Park 243
CHEM B212-00A Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM M Park 179 Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-00B Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 2:10 PM- 5:30 PM T Park 179 Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-00C Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM W Park 179 Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-00D Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM TH Park 179 Karagiaridi,O., Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-00E Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 9:10 AM-12:30 PM T Park 179 Karagiaridi,O., Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-098 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Pre-Lab: 8:10 AM- 9:00 AM M Park 243
CHEM B212-099 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Pre-Lab: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM T Park 180
CHEM B221-001 Physical Chemistry I Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Park 354 Francl,M.
CHEM B231-001 Inorganic Chemistry Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Park 278 Burgmayer,S.
CHEM B252-001 Research Methodology II Semester / 1 LEC: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM T Park 264 Goldsmith,J.
LEC: 1:10 PM- 5:00 PM TH Park 274
Chemistry Seminar: 3:10 PM- 4:10 PM F Park 180
CHEM B321-001 Topics: Advanced Physical Chemistry: Quantum Mechanics Semester / 1 LEC: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MW Park 354 Francl,M.
CHEM B377-001 Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and Metabolism Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH Park 278 White,S.
CHEM B399-001 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-002 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-003 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-004 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-005 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-006 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B403-001 Supervised Research Semester / 0.5,1 Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B521-001 Advanced Physical Chemistry: Quantum Mechanics Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MW Park 354 Francl,M.
CHEM B577-001 Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and Metabolism Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH Park 278 White,S.
CHEM B701-001 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Laboratory: Date/Time TBA Burgmayer,S.
CHEM B701-002 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Laboratory: Date/Time TBA Goldsmith,J.
CHEM B701-003 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Laboratory: Date/Time TBA Kung,Y.
CHEM B701-004 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Laboratory: Date/Time TBA Malachowski,B.
CHEM B701-005 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Laboratory: Date/Time TBA Schmink,J.
CHEM B701-006 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Laboratory: Date/Time TBA White,S.
MATH B102-001 Calculus II Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Park 338 Averill,I.
MATH B102-002 Calculus II Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Park 338 Averill,I.

Fall 2016

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
CHEM B103-001 General Chemistry I Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Park 278 White,S.
CHEM B103-002 General Chemistry I Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Park 180 Goldsmith,J.
Recitation: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM F Park 180
CHEM B103-00A General Chemistry I Semester / 1 Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM M Park 278 Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM M Park 182
CHEM B103-00B General Chemistry I Semester / 1 Lab Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM T Park 278 Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM T Park 182
CHEM B103-00C General Chemistry I Semester / 1 Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM W Park 278 Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM W Park 182
CHEM B103-00D General Chemistry I Semester / 1 Lab: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM TH Park 278 Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM TH Park 182
CHEM B103-00Z General Chemistry I Semester / 1
CHEM B211-001 Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Undergrad Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Park 180 Malachowski,B.
Recitation: 2:10 PM- 3:00 PM F Park 180
CHEM B211-002 Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Post Bacc Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Park 25 Schmink,J.
Recitation: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM F Park 25
CHEM B211-00A Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM M Park 179 Karagiaridi,O.
CHEM B211-00B Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Laboratory: 2:10 PM- 5:30 PM T Park 179 Karagiaridi,O.
CHEM B211-00C Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM W Park 179 Jacoby Morris,K., Karagiaridi,O.
CHEM B211-00D Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM TH Park 179 Jacoby Morris,K., Karagiaridi,O.
CHEM B211-00E Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Laboratory: 9:10 AM-12:30 PM T Park 179 Karagiaridi,O.
CHEM B211-00F Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Laboratory: 9:10 AM-12:30 PM TH Park 179 Jacoby Morris,K., Karagiaridi,O.
CHEM B211-00Z Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1
CHEM B211-098 Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Pre-Lab: 8:10 AM- 9:00 AM M Park 243
CHEM B211-099 Organic Chemistry I Semester / 1 Pre-Lab: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM T Park 180
CHEM B221-001 Physical Chemistry I Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Park 354 Francl,M.
CHEM B242-001 Biological Chemistry Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MW Park 273 Malachowski,B., Miller,B.
CHEM B251-001 Research Methodology in Chemistry: Organic and Biochemistry Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM T Park 229 Malachowski,B., White,S.
Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 5:00 PM TH Park 264
LEC: 3:10 PM- 4:00 PM F Park 180
CHEM B312-001 Advanced Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH Park 264 Schmink,J.
CHEM B332-001 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry: Bioinorganic Chemistry Semester / 1 LEC: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Park 264 Burgmayer,S.
CHEM B398-001 Senior Seminar Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-002 Senior Seminar Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-003 Senior Seminar Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-004 Senior Seminar Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-005 Senior Seminar Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-006 Senior Seminar Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-007 Senior Seminar Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B403-001 Supervised Research Semester / 0.5,1 Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B512-001 Advanced Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 LEC: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH Schmink,J.
CHEM B532-001 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry: Bioinorganic Chemistry Semester / 1 LEC: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Park 264 Burgmayer,S.
CHEM B701-001 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Burgmayer,S.
CHEM B701-002 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Goldsmith,J.
CHEM B701-003 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Kung,Y.
CHEM B701-004 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Malachowski,B.
CHEM B701-005 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Schmink,J.
CHEM B701-006 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA White,S.
MATH B101-001 Calculus I Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWF Park 338 Dept. staff, TBA
MATH B101-002 Calculus I Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Park 338 Dept. staff, TBA
MATH B101-003 Calculus I Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Park 349 Dept. staff, TBA
MATH B102-001 Calculus II Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Park 349 Dept. staff, TBA
MATH B102-002 Calculus II Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Park 338 Dept. staff, TBA
MATH B201-001 Multivariable Calculus Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Park 338 Dept. staff, TBA
MATH B201-002 Multivariable Calculus Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Park 338 Dept. staff, TBA

Spring 2017

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
CHEM B104-001 General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Francl,M.
Recitation: 2:10 PM- 3:00 PM F
CHEM B104-002 General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Francl,M.
Recitation: 2:10 PM- 3:00 PM F
CHEM B104-00A General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM M Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:10 PM- 4:00 PM M
CHEM B104-00B General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM T Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM T
CHEM B104-00C General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM W Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM W
CHEM B104-00D General Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM TH Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM TH
CHEM B212-001 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 LEC: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Malachowski,B.
Recitation: 2:10 PM- 3:00 PM F
CHEM B212-002 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 LEC: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Malachowski,B.
Recitation: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM F
CHEM B212-00A Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM M Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-00B Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 2:10 PM- 5:30 PM T Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-00C Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM W Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-00D Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM TH Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-00E Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Laboratory: 9:10 AM-12:30 PM T Karagiaridi,O., Nerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B212-098 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Pre-Lab: 8:10 AM- 9:00 AM M
CHEM B212-099 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Semester / 1 Pre-Lab: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM T
CHEM B213-001 Organic Chemistry II for Chem/Biochemistry Majors First Half / 0.5 LEC: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Park 278
Recitation: 2:10 PM- 3:00 PM F
CHEM B213-00A Organic Chemistry II for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Semester / 0.5 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM M
CHEM B213-00B Organic Chemistry II for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Semester / 0.5 Laboratory: 2:10 PM- 5:30 PM T
CHEM B213-00C Organic Chemistry II for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Semester / 0.5 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM W
CHEM B213-00D Organic Chemistry II for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Semester / 0.5 Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM TH
CHEM B213-00E Organic Chemistry II for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Semester / 0.5 Laboratory: 9:10 AM-12:30 PM T
CHEM B213-098 Organic Chemistry II for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Semester / 0.5 Pre-Lab: 8:10 AM- 9:00 AM M
CHEM B213-099 Organic Chemistry II for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Semester / 0.5 Pre-Lab: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM T
CHEM B214-001 Intermediate Organic Chemistry for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Second Half / 0.5 LEC: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF
Recitation: 2:10 PM- 3:00 PM F Park 278
CHEM B222-001 Physical Chemistry II Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Goldsmith,J.
CHEM B231-001 Inorganic Chemistry Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Burgmayer,S.
CHEM B251-001 Research Methodology in Chemistry: Physical Chemistry Semester / 1 LEC: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM T Goldsmith,J.
LEC: 1:10 PM- 5:00 PM TH
Colloquium: 3:10 PM- 4:00 PM F
CHEM B377-001 Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and Metabolism Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH White,S.
CHEM B399-001 Senior Seminar Semester / 1 LEC: 12:10 PM- 2:00 PM F Park 264 Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B399-002 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-003 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-004 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-005 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-006 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B399-007 Senior Seminar Semester / 1
CHEM B403-001 Supervised Research Semester / 0.5,1 Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B577-001 Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and Metabolism Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MW White,S.
CHEM B701-001 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Burgmayer,S.
CHEM B701-002 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Goldsmith,J.
CHEM B701-003 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Kung,Y.
CHEM B701-004 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Malachowski,B.
CHEM B701-005 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA Schmink,J.
CHEM B701-006 Supervised Work Semester / 1 Lecture: Date/Time TBA White,S.
MATH B102-001 Calculus II Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Dept. staff, TBA
MATH B102-002 Calculus II Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Dept. staff, TBA

2016-17 Catalog Data

CHEM B103 General Chemistry I Fall 2016 For students with some back ground in chemistry who are motivated, self-directed learners. Topics include aqueous solutions and solubility; the electronic structure of atoms and molecules; chemical reactions and energy; intermolecular forces. Examples discussed in lecture and laboratory workshop include environmental sciences, material sciences and biological chemistry. Lecture three hours and Chemistry workshop three hours a week. The laboratory workshop period will be used for traditional chemical experimentation or related problem solving. The course may include individual conferences, evening peer-led instruction sessions. Prerequisite: Quantitative Readiness Required. Quantitative Methods (QM) Quantitative Readiness Required (QR) Scientific Investigation (SI) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B104 General Chemistry II
Section 001 (Spring 2016): Enhanced Section Spring 2017 A continuation of CHEM B103. Topics include chemical reactions; introduction to thermodynamics and chemical equilibria; acid-base chemistry; electrochemistry; chemical kinetics. Lecture three hours, recitation one hour and laboratory three hours a week. May include individual conferences, evening problems or peer-led instruction sessions. Prerequisite: CHEM B103 with a grade of at least 2.0 or chemistry department placement or permission of the instructor. Students interested in the intensive section of CHEM B104 must have earned at least a 3.0 in CHEM B103. Quantitative Methods (QM) Quantitative Readiness Required (QR) Scientific Investigation (SI) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B211 Organic Chemistry I Fall 2016 An introduction to the basic concepts of organic chemistry, including acid-base principles; functional groups; alkane and cycloalkane structures; alkene reactions; alkynes; dienes and aromatic structures; substitution and elimination reactions; alcohol reactivity; and radical reactions. The laboratory course introduces basic operations in the organic chemistry lab, spectroscopy, and reactions discussed in lecture. Lecture three hours, recitation one hour and laboratory five hours a week. Prerequisite: CHEM 104 with a grade of at least 2.0. Quantitative Readiness Required (QR) Scientific Investigation (SI) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B212 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry Spring 2017 The second semester (biological organic chemistry) is broken into two modules. In the first module, the reactivity of carbonyl carbon is discussed, including ketones, aldehydes, carboxylic acids and derivatives, saccharides and enolate chemistry. Traditional biochemistry coverage begins with the second module. Amino acids (pI, electrophoresis, side chain pKa), protein structure (1°, 2°, 3°, 4°), and enzymatic catalysis, kinetics and inhibition are introduced. The reactivity of the co-enzymes (vitamins) is also covered as individual case studies in bio-organic reactivity. Lecture three hours, recitation one hour and laboratory five hours a week. Prerequisite: CHEM 211 with a grade of at least 2.0. Scientific Investigation (SI) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B213 Organic Chemistry II for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Spring 2017 A student should register for CHEM 213 if they are planning on taking the complementary quarter course, CHEM 214, in the second half of the semester. CHEM 213 mirrors the content of the first module of CHEM 212, Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry. In the first module, the reactivity of carbonyl carbon is discussed, including ketones, aldehydes, carboxylic acids and derivatives, saccharides and enolate chemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM B211 Scientific Investigation (SI) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B214 Intermediate Organic Chemistry for Chem/Biochemistry Majors Spring 2017 A student should register for CHEM 214 if she will be completing CHEM 213 in the first quarter. CHEM 214 deals with intermediate concepts in organic chemistry, including transition-metal catalyzed reactions, molecular orbital theory, and advanced treatment of enolate chemistry with a special emphasis on predicting stereochemical outcomes of reactions. Scientific Investigation (SI) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B221 Physical Chemistry I Fall 2016 Introduction to quantum theory and spectroscopy. Atomic and molecular structure; molecular modeling; rotational, vibrational, electronic and magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Lecture three hours. Prerequisites: CHEM B104 and MATH B201. Quantitative Methods (QM) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B222 Physical Chemistry II Spring 2017 Modern thermodynamics, with application to phase equilibria, interfacial phenomena and chemical equilibria; statistical mechanics; chemical dynamics. Kinetic theory of gases; chemical kinetics. Lecture three hours. Prerequisite: CHEM B104 and MATH 201. Quantitative Methods (QM) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B231 Inorganic Chemistry Spring 2017 Bonding theory; structures and properties of ionic solids; symmetry; crystal field theory; structures, spectroscopy, stereochemistry, reactions and reaction mechanisms of coordination compounds; acid-base concepts; descriptive chemistry of main group elements. Lecture three hours a week. Prerequisite: CHEM 212. Course does not meet an Approach Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B242 Biological Chemistry Fall 2016 The structure, chemistry and function of amino acids, proteins, lipids, polysaccharides and nucleic acids; enzyme kinetics; metabolic relationships of carbohydrates, lipids and amino acids, and the control of various pathways. Lecture three hours a week. Prerequisite: CHEM B212 or CHEM H222. Course does not meet an Approach Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Counts toward Health Studies

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CHEM B251 Research Methodology in Chemistry
Section 001 (Fall 2016): Organic and Biochemistry
Section 001 (Spring 2017): Physical Chemistry Fall 2016, Spring 2017 This is a laboratory topics course integrating advanced concepts in chemistry from biological, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Students gain experience in the use of departmental research instruments and in scientific literature searches, quantitative data analysis, record keeping and writing. Prerequisite CHEM B212. Co-requisite: CHEM B221 or B231 or B242. Attendance at departmental colloquia is expected of all students. Writing Attentive Quantitative Readiness Required (QR) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B252 Research Methodology II Not offered 2016-17 This laboratory course integrates advanced concepts in chemistry from biological, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Students will gain experience in the use of departmental research instruments and in scientific literature searches, quantitative data analysis, record-keeping, and writing. Attendance at departmental colloquia is expected of all students. Course Prerequisites: CHEM B212. Course Co-requisites: CHEM B222 or CHEM B231 or CHEM B242. Writing Attentive Quantitative Readiness Required (QR) Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B311 Advanced Organic Chemistry Not offered 2016-17 A survey of the methods and concepts used in the synthesis of complex organic molecules. Lecture three hours a week. Prerequisites: CHEM 212 and 222.

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CHEM B312 Advanced Organic Chemistry Fall 2016 Principles of physical organic chemistry with emphasis on reaction mechanisms, reactive intermediates, stereochemistry, and qualitative molecular orbital theory reasoning. Prerequisites: a standard two-semester course in organic chemistry (such as CHEM B211/B212), and some coursework in physical chemistry.

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CHEM B321 Topics: Advanced Physical Chemistry
Section 001 (Spring 2016): Quantum Mechanics Not offered 2016-17 This is a topics course, course content varies. Lecture/seminar /laboratory three hours per week. Prerequisites: CHEM 221 and 222 or permission of the instructor.

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CHEM B332 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Section 001 (Fall 2016): Bioinorganic Chemistry Fall 2016 This is a topics course covering topics in advanced inorganic chemistry. Prerequisites: CHEM 231 and 242 or permission of the instructor.
Current topic description: A survey of metals in biology illustrating structural, enzymatic and pharmaceutical applications of transition metals in biological chemistry and including discussion of structural themes and bonding, reaction types, and catalysis.
Current topic description: A survey of metals in biology illustrating structural, enzymatic and pharmaceutical applications of transition metals in biological chemistry and including discussion of structural themes and bonding, reaction types, and catalysis.

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CHEM B334 Organometallic Chemistry Not offered 2016-17 Fundamental concepts in organometallic chemistry, including structure and bonding, reaction types, and catalysis, and applications to current problems in organic synthesis. Lecture three hours a week. Prerequisite: CHEM 212 and 231.

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CHEM B345 Advanced Biological Chemistry
Section 001 (Fall 2015): Biochemical Pathways Not offered 2016-17 This is a topics course. Topics vary. Prerequisite: CHEM B242 or BIOL B375. Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B377 Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and Metabolism Spring 2017 This course is a continuation of CHEM B242 or BIOL B375. Biochemical pathways involved in cellular metabolism will be explored in molecular detail. Energy producing, degradation, and biosynthetic pathways involving sugars, fats, amino acids, and nucleotides will be discussed with an emphasis on structures and mechanisms, experimental methods, regulation, and integration. Additional topics, drawn from the primary research literature, may be covered. Readings will be drawn from textbooks and from the primary literature and assessments may include oral presentations, problem sets, written examinations, and writing assignments. This is a second course in Biochemistry and assumes a strong foundation in the fundamentals of Biochemistry. Prerequisite: BIO 375 or CHEM 375, or permission of instructor. Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B398 Senior Seminar

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CHEM B399 Senior Seminar

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CHEM B403 Supervised Research Many individual research projects are available, each under the supervision of a member of the faculty. Laboratory at least 10 hours a week. Oral or written presentations are required at the end of each semester. Suggested Preparation: student must seek permission of faculty supervisor.

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CHEM B425 Praxis III: Independent Study Praxis III courses are Independent Study courses and are developed by individual students, in collaboration with faculty and field supervisors. A Praxis courses is distinguished by genuine collaboration with fieldsite organizations and by a dynamic process of reflection that incorporates lessons learned in the field into the classroom setting and applies theoretical understanding gained through classroom study to work done in the broader community. Counts toward Praxis Program

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CHEM B511 Advanced Organic Chemistry I Not offered 2016-17 A survey of the methods and concepts used in the synthesis of complex organic molecules. Lecture three hours a week.

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CHEM B512 Advanced Organic Chemistry Fall 2016 Principles of physical organic chemistry with emphasis on reaction mechanisms, reactive intermediates, stereochemistry, and qualitative molecular orbital theory reasoning. Prerequisites: a standard two-semester course in organic chemistry (such as BMC Chemistry 211/212), and some coursework in physical chemistry.

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CHEM B515 Topics in Organic Chemistry Not offered 2016-17 This is a topics course. Topics may vary. Prerequisite: CHEM B242 or equivalent. Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B521 Advanced Physical Chemistry
Section 001 (Spring 2016): Quantum Mechanics Not offered 2016-17 Quantum mechanics and its application to problems in chemistry. Topics will include molecular orbital theory, density functional theory. Readings and problem sets will be supplemented with material from the current research literature. Students will gain experience with programming in Mathematica. Prerequisites: CHEM 221 and 222 or permission of the instructor. Lecture/seminar three hours per week.

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CHEM B532 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Section 001 (Fall 2016): Bioinorganic Chemistry Fall 2016 This is a topics course covering topics in advanced inorganic chemistry. Prerequisites: CHEM 231 and 242 or permission of the instructor.
Current topic description: A survey of metals in biology illustrating structural, enzymatic and pharmaceutical applications of transition metals in biological chemistry and including discussion of structural themes and bonding, reaction types, and catalysis.
Current topic description: A survey of metals in biology illustrating structural, enzymatic and pharmaceutical applications of transition metals in biological chemistry and including discussion of structural themes and bonding, reaction types, and catalysis.

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CHEM B534 Organometallic Chemistry Not offered 2016-17 Fundamental concepts in organometallic chemistry, including structure and bonding, reaction types, and catalysis, and applications to current problems in organic synthesis. Lecture three hours a week. Course is open to graduate students and those undergraduates with CHEM B231 or permission from the instructor.

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CHEM B545 Advanced Biological Chemistry
Section 001 (Fall 2015): Biochemical Pathways Not offered 2016-17 This is a topics course. Topics vary. Prerequisite: Any course in Biochemistry.

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CHEM B577 Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and Metabolism Spring 2017 This course is a continuation of CHEM B242 or BIOL B375. Biochemical pathways involved in cellular metabolism will be explored in molecular detail. Energy producing, degradation, and biosynthetic pathways involving sugars, fats, amino acids, and nucleotides will be discussed with an emphasis on structures and mechanisms, experimental methods, regulation, and integration. Additional topics, drawn from the primary research literature, may be covered. Readings will be drawn from textbooks and from the primary literature and assessments may include oral presentations, problem sets, written examinations, and writing assignments. This is a second course in Biochemistry and assumes a strong foundation in the fundamentals of Biochemistry. Prerequisite: BIO 375 or CHEM 375, or permission of instructor.

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CHEM B701 Supervised Work Fall 2016, Spring 2017

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MATH B101 Calculus I Fall 2016 A first course in one-variable calculus: functions, limits, continuity, the derivative, differentiation formulas, applications of the derivative, the integral, integration by substitution, fundamental theorem of calculus. May include a computer component. Prerequisite: adequate score on calculus placement exam, or permission of the instructor. Students should have a reasonable command of high school algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Quantitative Methods (QM) Quantitative Readiness Required (QR)

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MATH B102 Calculus II Fall 2016, Spring 2017 A continuation of Calculus I: transcendental functions, techniques of integration, applications of integration, infinite sequences and series, convergence tests, power series. May include a computer component. Math 102 assumes familiarity of the content covered in Math 101 or its equivalent. Quantitative Methods (QM)

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MATH B201 Multivariable Calculus Fall 2016 Vectors and geometry in two and three dimensions, partial derivatives, extremal problems, double and triple integrals, vector analysis (gradients, curl and divergence), line and surface integrals, the theorems of Gauss, Green and Stokes. May include a computer component. Prerequisite: MATH 102 or permission of instructor. Quantitative Methods (QM)

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PHYS B350 Computational Methods in the Physical Sciences Not offered 2016-17 This course provides an introduction to a variety of computational tools and programming techniques that physical science graduates might encounter in graduate work or employment in STEM-related fields. Tools explored will include both command-line and GUI programming environments, both scripting and scientific programming languages, basic programming concepts such as loops and function calls, and key scientific programming applications such as integration, finding of roots and minima/maxima, least-square fitting, solution of differential equations, boundary-value problems, finite-element analysis, Fourier analysis, matrix operations, Monte Carlo techniques, and possibly neural networks. Where possible, examples will be taken from multiple scientific disciplines, in addition to physics. This course is intended for second semester sophomores, juniors and seniors. Co-requisite: MATH B203 and three units of science (Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Geology).

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