Graduate Courses

Courses Available: The following courses are available for chemistry graduate students. A number of courses are also available in interdisciplinary areas; listings are still in progress.

Number of Courses: Most students take between seven and nine graduate courses in the course of a Ph.D. program.

Analytical Chemistry

CHEM 821 Analytical Chemistry
(3 cr) Prereq or parallel: CHEM 882 and 884. CHEM 823 should be taken concurrently. Credit may not be earned in both CHEM 821 and 827. Chemical and physical properties applied to quantitative chemical analysis. Solution equilibria, stoichiometry, and instrumental theory and techniques.

CHEM 823 Analytical Chemistry Lab
(2 cr) Lab 6. Prereq: Same as for CHEM 821. Laboratory to accompany CHEM 821. Application of analyti-cal chemical principles to laboratory problems.

CHEM 824 Applied Problems in Analytical Chemistry
(3 cr) Prereq: CHEM 821 or permission. Selection and execution of analytical methods in the solution of typical academic and industrial chemical problems.

CHEM 825A Ionic Equilibria
(1 cr) Lec 1. Prereq or parallel: CHEM 821 or *824. Survey of theory of ionic equilibrium systems of importance in chemical analysis.

CHEM 825B Electrochemical Methods
(2 cr) Lec 2. Prereq:CHEM 821 or *824. Survey of principles and applications of electroanalytical chemistry.

CHEM 825D Mass Spectrometry
(1-2 cr, max 2) Lec 1-2. Prereq: CHEM 821 or *824 or permission. Survey of the fundamentals (1 cr) and applications (1 cr) of mass spectrometry.

CHEM 825E Data Handling
(1 cr) Lec 1. Prereq or parallel: CHEM 821 or *824. Application of statistical, graphical and numerical methods for the treatment of analytical chemical data.

CHEM 825G Chromatographic Separations
(2 cr) Lec 2. Prereq: CHEM 821 or *824. Survey of principles and applications of modern chromatographic analysis.

CHEM 825J Optical Methods of Analysis
(2 cr) Lec 2 h. Prereq: CHEM 821 or *824. Survey of principles and analytical application of modern optical spectrometric methods.

CHEM 827 Applied Analytical Instrumentation
(4 cr) Lec 2 h.; lab 8 h. Prereq: CHEM 116 or 221 and 251 or equivalent. Credit may not be earned in both CHEM 821 and 827. Chemistry graduate students may not take 827 for credit. Primarily for non-majors who will use analytical chemistry in their professional careers. Introduction to modern instrumentation techniques of chemical analysis in fields related to chemistry. Analysis of organic systems.

CHEM 991A Special Topics in Analytical Chemistry
(1-6 cr) Prereq or parallel: CHEM 821 or *824 or permission.

CHEM 992A Analytical Seminar
(1-5 cr)