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Fall 2018

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
CHEM B103-001General Chemistry ISemester / 1Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWFPark 278Goldsmith,J., Goldsmith,J.
Recitation: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM FPark 278
CHEM B103-002General Chemistry ISemester / 1Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWFPark 243Karagiaridi,O., Karagiaridi,O.
Recitation: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM FPark 243
CHEM B103-003General Chemistry ISemester / 1Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWFPark 180White,S., White,S.
Recitation: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM FPark 180
CHEM B103-00AGeneral Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM MPark 278Watkins,L., Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM MPark 182
CHEM B103-00BGeneral Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM TPark 278Watkins,L., Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM TPark 182
CHEM B103-00CGeneral Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM WPark 278Watkins,L., Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM WPark 182
CHEM B103-00DGeneral Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM THPark 278Watkins,L., Watkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM THPark 182
CHEM B103-00ZGeneral Chemistry ISemester / 1
CHEM B208-001Topics in Art AnalysisSemester / 1Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM FPark 274Weldon,M., Weldon,M.
Lecture: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM THPark 337
CHEM B211-001Organic Chemistry ISemester / 1Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWFPark 180Nerz-Stormes,M., Nerz-Stormes,M.
Recitation: 2:10 PM- 3:00 PM FPark 100
CHEM B211-002Organic Chemistry ISemester / 1Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWFPark 25Werner,H., Werner,H.
Recitation: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM FPark 25
CHEM B211-00AOrganic Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM MPark 179Bohen,A.
CHEM B211-00BOrganic Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory: 2:10 PM- 5:30 PM TPark 179Bohen,A., Werner,H.
CHEM B211-00COrganic Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM WPark 179Bohen,A.
CHEM B211-00DOrganic Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM THPark 179Bohen,A., Werner,H.
CHEM B211-00EOrganic Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory: 9:40 AM- 1:00 PM TPark 179Bohen,A.
CHEM B211-00FOrganic Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory: 9:10 AM-12:30 PM THPark 179Bohen,A.
CHEM B211-00ZOrganic Chemistry ISemester / 1Laboratory: Date/Time TBAWerner,H.
CHEM B211-098Organic Chemistry ISemester / 1Pre-lab required: 3:10 PM- 4:00 PM FPark 25Bohen,A.
CHEM B221-001Physical Chemistry ISemester / 1Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MWPark 246Francl,M.
CHEM B242-001Biological ChemistrySemester / 1Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MWPark 278Kung,Y.
CHEM B251-001Research Methodology in ChemistrySemester / 1Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM TPark 264Goldsmith,J., Goldsmith,J., Goldsmith,J., Kung,Y., Kung,Y., Kung,Y.
Lecture: 1:10 PM- 5:00 PM THPark 264
Colloquia: 4:10 PM- 5:00 PM MPark 180
CHEM B310-001Topics in Art AnalysisSemester / 1Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM FPark 274Weldon,M., Weldon,M.
Lecture: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM THPark 337
CHEM B345-001Advanced Biological ChemistrySemester / 1Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTHPark 264Kung,Y.
CHEM B398-001Senior SeminarSemester / 1Lecture: Date/Time TBADept. staff, TBA
LEC: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM M
CHEM B398-002Senior SeminarSemester / 1Lecture: Date/Time TBADept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-003Senior SeminarSemester / 1Lecture: Date/Time TBADept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-004Senior SeminarSemester / 1Lecture: Date/Time TBADept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-005Senior SeminarSemester / 1Lecture: Date/Time TBADept. staff, TBA
CHEM B398-006Senior SeminarSemester / 1
CHEM B398-007Senior SeminarSemester / 1
CHEM B403-001Supervised ResearchSemester / 0.5,1Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B403-001Supervised ResearchSemester / 0.5,1Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B515-001Topics in Organic Chemistry: Medicinal ChemistrySemester / 1Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTHPark 264Malachowski,B.
CHEM B545-001Advanced Biological ChemistrySemester / 1LEC: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTHPark 264Kung,Y.
CHEM B701-001Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-001Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-002Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-003Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-004Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-005Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-006Supervised WorkSemester / 1
MATH B101-001Calculus ISemester / 1Lecture: 9:10 AM-10:00 AM MWFPark 338Kasius,P.
MATH B101-002Calculus ISemester / 1Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWFPark 338Kasius,P.
MATH B101-003Calculus ISemester / 1Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWFPark 245Sudparid,D.
MATH B102-001Calculus IISemester / 1Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWFPark 245Myers,A.
MATH B102-002Calculus IISemester / 1Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTHPark 338Melvin,P.
MATH B201-001Multivariable CalculusSemester / 1Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWFPark 338Traynor,L.
MATH B201-002Multivariable CalculusSemester / 1Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWFPark 338Donnay,V.
MATH B201-00AMultivariable CalculusSemester / 1Laboratory: 4:10 PM- 6:00 PM WPark 246Donnay,V., Traynor,L.
MATH B201-00BMultivariable CalculusSemester / 1Laboratory: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM WPark 246Donnay,V., Traynor,L.
MATH B201-00CMultivariable CalculusSemester / 1Laboratory: 7:10 PM- 8:30 PM THPark 246Donnay,V., Traynor,L.
MATH B201-00DMultivariable CalculusSemester / 1Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM FPark 246Donnay,V., Traynor,L.
MATH B201-00EMultivariable CalculusSemester / 1Laboratory: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM FPark 246Donnay,V., Traynor,L.
MATH B201-00FMultivariable CalculusSemester / 1Laboratory: 7:10 PM- 8:30 PM TPark 246Donnay,V., Traynor,L.

Spring 2019

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
CHEM B104-001General Chemistry II: Enriched SectionSemester / 1Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWFKung,Y.
Recitation: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM F
CHEM B104-002General Chemistry IISemester / 1Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWFFrancl,M., Francl,M.
Recitation: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM F
CHEM B104-00AGeneral Chemistry IISemester / 1Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM MWatkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM M
CHEM B104-00BGeneral Chemistry IISemester / 1Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM TWatkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM T
CHEM B104-00CGeneral Chemistry IISemester / 1Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM WWatkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM W
CHEM B104-00DGeneral Chemistry IISemester / 1Lab/Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:00 PM THWatkins,L.
Laboratory: 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM TH
CHEM B104-00ZGeneral Chemistry IISemester / 1
CHEM B212-001Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry: Biological Organic ChemistrySemester / 1Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWFNerz-Stormes,M.
Recitation: 2:10 PM- 3:00 PM F
CHEM B212-002Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic Chemistry: Biological Organic ChemistrySemester / 1Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWFDepartment staff,T., Malachowski,B.
Recitation: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM F
CHEM B212-00AOrganic Chemistry II: Biological Organic ChemistrySemester / 1Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM MKaragiaridi,O.
CHEM B212-00BOrganic Chemistry II: Biological Organic ChemistrySemester / 1Laboratory: 2:10 PM- 5:30 PM TDepartment staff,T., Karagiaridi,O.
CHEM B212-00COrganic Chemistry II: Biological Organic ChemistrySemester / 1Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM WKaragiaridi,O.
CHEM B212-00DOrganic Chemistry II: Biological Organic ChemistrySemester / 1Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 4:30 PM THDepartment staff,T., Karagiaridi,O.
CHEM B212-00EOrganic Chemistry II: Biological Organic ChemistrySemester / 1Laboratory: 9:40 AM- 1:00 PM TKaragiaridi,O.
CHEM B212-00ZOrganic Chemistry II: Biological Organic ChemistrySemester / 1
CHEM B212-098Organic Chemistry II: Biological Organic ChemistrySemester / 1Pre-lab: 3:10 PM- 4:00 PM FNerz-Stormes,M.
CHEM B222-001Physical Chemistry IISemester / 1Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MWGoldsmith,J.
CHEM B231-001Inorganic ChemistrySemester / 1Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTHBurgmayer,S.
CHEM B252-001Research Methodology IISemester / 1Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM TBurgmayer,S., White,S.
Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 5:00 PM TH
CHEM B377-001Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and MetabolismSemester / 1Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTHKung,Y.
CHEM B399-001Senior SeminarSemester / 1LEC: 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM FDept. staff, TBA
CHEM B399-002Senior SeminarSemester / 1Lecture: Date/Time TBADept. staff, TBA
CHEM B399-003Senior SeminarSemester / 1Lecture: Date/Time TBADept. staff, TBA
CHEM B399-004Senior SeminarSemester / 1Lecture: Date/Time TBADept. staff, TBA
CHEM B399-005Senior SeminarSemester / 1
CHEM B399-007Senior SeminarSemester / 1Lecture: Date/Time TBADept. staff, TBA
CHEM B403-001Supervised ResearchSemester / 0.5,1Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B403-001Supervised ResearchSemester / 0.5,1Dept. staff, TBA
CHEM B534-001Organometallic ChemistrySemester / 1
CHEM B577-001Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and MetabolismSemester / 1LEC: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTHPark 264Kung,Y.
CHEM B701-001Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-002Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-003Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-004Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-005Supervised WorkSemester / 1
CHEM B701-006Supervised WorkSemester / 1
MATH B102-001Calculus IISemester / 1Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWFSudparid,D.
MATH B102-002Calculus IISemester / 1Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWFKasius,P.

Fall 2019

(Class schedules for this semester will be posted at a later date.)

2018-19 Catalog Data

CHEM B103 General Chemistry I
Fall 2018
This is an introductory course in chemistry, open to students with no previous chemistry experience. 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 include applications of the material to environmental sciences, material science and biological chemistry. Lecture three hours, recitation one hour and laboratory three hours a week. The course may include individual conferences and recommended 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 2018): Enriched Section
Section 001 (Spring 2019): Enriched Section
Section 00Z (Spring 2018): Enriched Section
Spring 2019
For students who have completed General Chemistry I or have some previous work in chemistry. Topics include chemical kinetics; aqueous solutions and solubility; chemical equilibrium; electrochemistry; thermochemistry. Examples discussed in lecture and laboratory workshop include nuclear chemistry, geochemistry, environmental sciences, material sciences and biological chemistry. One section of the course is designed for students considering a major in the sciences and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the course topics. Lecture three hours, recitation one hour and laboratory three hours a week. The course may include individual conferences and recommended evening peer-led instruction sessions. Prerequisite: CHEM B103 with a grade of at least 2.0 or permission of the instructor.
Quantitative Methods (QM)
Quantitative Readiness Required (QR)
Scientific Investigation (SI)
Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B208 Topics in Art Analysis
Fall 2018
This is a topics course and topics will vary. All courses will cover a variety of methods of analysis of works of art centered around a specific theme. Using both completed case studies and their own analysis of objects in the Bryn Mawr College collection, students will investigate a number of instrumental methods of obtaining both quantitative and qualitative information about the manufacture, use and history of the objects.
Scientific Investigation (SI)
Counts toward Museum Studies

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CHEM B211 Organic Chemistry I
Fall 2018
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
Section 001 (Spring 2018): Biological Organic Chemistry
Section 001 (Spring 2019): Biological Organic Chemistry
Section 002 (Spring 2018): Biological Organic Chemistry
Section 002 (Spring 2019): Biological Organic Chemistry
Spring 2019
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
Not offered 2018-19
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
Not offered 2018-19
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 2018
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 2019
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, PHYS 122 or 102 and MATH 201. May be taken concurrently with CHEM B212 and PHYS 122 or 102.
Quantitative Methods (QM)
Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B231 Inorganic Chemistry
Spring 2019
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 2018
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
Fall 2018
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.
Quantitative Readiness Required (QR)
Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B252 Research Methodology II
Spring 2019
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.
Quantitative Readiness Required (QR)
Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B310 Topics in Art Analysis
Fall 2018
This is a topics course and topics will vary. All courses will cover a variety of methods of analysis of works of art centered around a specific theme. Using both completed case studies and their own analysis of objects in the Bryn Mawr College collection, students will investigate a number of instrumental methods of obtaining both quantitative and qualitative information about the manufacture, use and history of the objects.
Current topic description: This course introduces the science of textiles through hands-on training in the analysis of textile weaving techniques and materials. Students will learn to identify fibers, weave structures, dyes, and mordants through visual and instrumental analysis culminating in their ability to fully identify the methods of production of an authentic early Byzantine textile. Instrumentation used will include polarized light microscopy, high performance liquid chromotography, and x-ray florescence spectroscopy.

Counts toward Museum Studies

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CHEM B311 Advanced Organic Chemistry
Not offered 2018-19
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
Not offered 2018-19
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
Not offered 2018-19
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
Not offered 2018-19
This is a topics course covering topics in advanced inorganic chemistry. Prerequisites: CHEM 231 and 242 or permission of the instructor.

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CHEM B334 Organometallic Chemistry
Not offered 2018-19
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
Fall 2018
This is a topics course. Topics vary. Prerequisite: CHEM B242 or BIOL B375.
Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B350 Selected Topics in Current Chemical Research
Section 001 (Spring 2018): Organometallics
Not offered 2018-19
This is a topics course, course content varies. Lecture three hours a week. Prerequisites: CHEM 211, 212 and 231 or permission of instructor.

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CHEM B377 Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and Metabolism
Spring 2019
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 242, 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 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 B511 Advanced Organic Chemistry I
Not offered 2018-19
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
Not offered 2018-19
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
Section 001 (Fall 2018): Medicinal Chemistry
Fall 2018
This is a topics course. Topics may vary. Prerequisite: CHEM B242 or permission of instructor.
Current topic description: A survey of topics related to drug discovery including lead discovery, target interactions, structural optimization, drug metabolism and drug synthesis. The course will engage in an advanced treatment of these topics with particular attention to an understanding of drug design and development on the molecular level. Case studies will be used to illustrate the application of these principles. Discussions may include OxyContin and related opiate analgesics; aspirin and related NSAIDs; penicillin and other antibacterial agents; Tamiflu and related anti-virals; Alzheimer's disease drugs; and anti-depressants. Enrollment Criteria: CHEM B242 or permission of instructor.

Counts toward Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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CHEM B521 Advanced Physical Chemistry
Not offered 2018-19
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
Not offered 2018-19
This is a topics course covering topics in advanced inorganic chemistry. Prerequisites: CHEM 231 and 242 or permission of the instructor.

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CHEM B534 Organometallic Chemistry
Spring 2019
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
Fall 2018
This is a topics course. Topics vary. Prerequisite: Any course in Biochemistry.

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CHEM B550 Selected Topics in Current Chemical Research
Section 001 (Spring 2018): Organometallics
Not offered 2018-19
This is a topics course, course content varies. Lecture three hours a week. Prerequisites: CHEM 221-222 or permission of instructor.

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CHEM B577 Biochemistry II: Biochemical Pathways and Metabolism
Spring 2019
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
Section 001 (Spring 2018): Chemical Applications of Group Theory
Fall 2018, Spring 2019

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CHEM B701 Supervised Work
Section 001 (Spring 2018): Chemical Applications of Group Theory
Fall 2018

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MATH B101 Calculus I
Fall 2018
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 2018, Spring 2019
A continuation of Calculus I: 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. Continuing students need to have obtained a 2.0 or higher in Math 101.
Quantitative Methods (QM)

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MATH B201 Multivariable Calculus
Fall 2018
Vectors and geometry in two and three dimensions, partial derivatives, optimization 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 with a grade of 2.0 or higher or permission of instructor.
Quantitative Methods (QM)

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