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|CHE 161||Principles of Chemistry I||1||. Presents current theory regarding the nature of matter from the nuclear scale to that of the molecule and a descriptive and theoretical introduction to the chemical reaction; organized around two central ideas: the atom and energy. Partially satisfies Natural World LADR.|
|CHE 185||Principles of Chemistry II||1||A continuation of 161. Prerequisite: 161.|
|CHE 210||Forensic Science||1||The study of various techniques and procedures that apply to the broad area of Forensic Science including for example, fingerprinting, trace analysis, DNA, etc. This course will include guest lectures, classroom, laboratory, and field trips to gain a basic understanding of the broad field of Forensic Science. There is an off-campus component for this course and an additional fee required.|
|CHE 221||Organic Chemistry I||1||Sources, structure, nomenclature and properties of organic and biomolecules. Prerequisite: 185.|
|CHE 222||Organic Chemistry II||1||A continuation of the study of organic reactions with an emphasis on the determination of reaction mechanisms. Components of this course include spectroscopy and theoretical applications. Laboratory components include synthesis, instrumental analysis, and kinetics. Prerequisite: Che 221.|
|CHE 308||Directed Research||0.25||Field or laboratory research performed under the direction of a professor. Prerequisite: permission of directing professor. Graded Pass/Fail. 0.25 unit. This course does not count toward fulfillment of the requirements of the Chemistry major.|
|CHE 309||Directed Research||0.5||Field or laboratory research performed under the direction of a professor. Prerequisite: permission of directing professor. Graded Pass/Fail. 0.50 unit. This course does not count toward fulfillment of the requirements of the Chemistry major.|
|CHE 311||Phys. Chem: Chemical Thermodynamics||1||An introduction to classical thermodynamics and its applications to phase relations, chemical reactivity, chemical equilibrium, and basic electrochemistry. Includes laboratory experience. Prerequisites: Che 185, Phy 185, Mat 122. Offered alternate years.|
|CHE 312||Phys. Chemistry: Quantum Chemistry||1||An introduction to wavemechanics and its applications to spectroscopy and molecular structure. Includes laboratory experience. Prerequisites: Che 185, Phy 185, Mat 122. Offered alternate years.|
|CHE 324||Inorganic Chemistry||1||Principles of atomic and molecular structure and bonding in inorganic chemistry. Prerequisite: 325. Offered alternate years.|
|CHE 325||Analytical Chemistry I||1||Chromatography and spectrophotometric methods of analysis, including GC, LC, HPLC, UV-VIS, IR, NMR. Prerequisite: 222.|
|CHE 326||Analytical Chemistry II||1||Classical and electrochemical methods of analysis with inorganic applications; chemical equilibria. Field trips. Prerequisite: 222. Offered alternate years.|
|CHE 341||Biochemistry I||1||Introduction to the application of fundamental chemical principles to the structure and function of proteins. Emphasis on protein structure, enzyme catalysis and kinetics, and special topics in protein chemistry. Laboratory work includes enzyme kinetics and protein purification. Includes student seminars. Prerequisites: Che 222 and Bio 185.|
|CHE 342||Biochemistry II||1||Examination of energy metabolism and its regulation. Includes carbohydrate, fatty acid, lipid, nucleic acid, and amino acid metabolism. Laboratory work includes protein electrophoresis, peptide mapping, and the interaction of proteins with other biomolecules. Prerequisite: 341.|
|CHE 351||Advanced Laboratory||1||A laboratory-intensive exploration of various techniques, which serve as vehicles to illustrate general aspects of inquiry in chemistry: experimental design, use of literature sources, treatment of experimental uncertainty, and use of laboratory notebooks. Team taught. Offered every Spring Term. Should be completed in the sophomore or junior year. Prerequisites: Che 222, Mat 111/112 or 121.|
|CHE 408||Senior Thesis||0.5||Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent of project advisor. May be offered in one term as the one-unit course 471. 0.50 unit each.|
|CHE 409||Senior Thesis||0.5||Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent of project advisor. May be offered in one term as the one-unit course 471. 0.50 unit each.|
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