Dalton State 2013-14 Catalog

Chemistry

B.S. in Chemistry

I. Core Curriculum
Area A: Essential Skills
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
MATH 1113Precalculus Mathematics3
Area B: Institutional Options
COMM 1110Fundamentals of Speech3
One of the following electives:1
Argumentation and Advocacy
Intro to Greek Mythology
Creative Writing
Natural Hazards
Appalachian Hist-Special Topic
Sports Hist & Amer Character
Mystery Fiction in Pop Culture
Political and Social Rhetoric
Christian Fiction/Pop Culture
Health & Wellness Concepts
Race and Ethnicity in America
Area C: Humanities/Fine Arts
Must choose a minimum of one, but no more than two of the following electives: 6
Intro to Film as Literature
World Literature I
World Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
American Literature I
American Literature II
If only one English Elective is chosen, add one of the following:
Art Appreciation
Expressions of Culture I
Expressions of Culture II
Music Appreciation
World Music
American Music
Theatre Appreciation
Area D: Science/Mathematics/Technology
MATH 2253Calculus and Analytic Geom I *4
PHYS 1111KIntroductory Physics I4
or PHYS 2211K Principles of Physics I
PHYS 1112KIntroductory Physics II4
or PHYS 2212K Principles of Physics II
Area E: Social Sciences
HIST 2111United States History to 18773
or HIST 2112 United States Hist since 1877
POLS 1101American Government3
Two of the following electives:6
Intro to Cultural Anthropology
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Geography
Intro to Human Geography
Intro to Physical Geography
World Civilization to 1650 CE
World Civilization since 1650
United States History to 1877
United States Hist since 1877
Intro to World Religions
Intro to Philosophical Issues
Logic and Critical Thinking
Intro to Political Science
State and Local Government
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Introduction to Psychology
Psychology of Adjustment
Human Development
Applied Psychology
PSYC 2250 Abnormal Psychology Allowable Area E Elective
Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems
Area F: Major Related
BIOL 1107KPrinciples of Biology I4
CHEM 2000Scientific Communication2
CHEM 1211KPrinciples of Chemistry I4
CHEM 1212KPrinciples of Chemistry II4
MATH 2254Calculus and Analytic Geom II4
Physical Education
PHED Activity Elective1
II. Upper Level Core Curriculum
CHEM 3211KOrganic Chemistry I4
CHEM 3212KOrganic Chemistry II4
CHEM 3311KQuantitative Analysis4
CHEM 3312KInstrumental Methods of Analys4
CHEM 3411KPhysical Chemistry I4
CHEM 3412KPhysical Chemistry II4
CHEM 4000Senior Seminar2
CHEM 4110KAdvanced Inorganic Chemistry4
MATH 2255Calculus and Analytic Geom III4
Chemistry Upper Level Curriculum
Select 7 - 8 hours of the following:7-8
Biochemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Textile Chemistry
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Chemistry Internship
Special Topics in Chemistry
Select 18 hours from the following:18
Principles of Biology II
Principles of Programming I
Computing for Scien & Engineer
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Differential Equations
Statistics and Applications
Any 3000 - 4000 level Natural Science or Mathematics course (Except BIOL 4000, MATH 3703, MATH 3803, or MATH 4713)
Total Hours121-122

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The additional hour of credit from MATH 2253 will be applied to the upper level curriculum electives.

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 These courses are taken by both Chemistry and Chemistry Education majors.


Courses

CHEM 1151K. Survey of Chemistry. 3-3-4 Units.

Introduces the fundamentals of chemistry including general principles of atomic structures, bonding, reactions, gases, water, solutions, pH and elementary organic chemistry and biochemistry.(S)
Prerequisites: MATH 0098 unless exempt.

CHEM 1211K. Principles of Chemistry I. 3-3-4 Units.

Explores the discipline of chemistry through an understanding of the basic laws and properties of matter, stoichiometry, atomic structure, chemical bonding, gas laws, solutions and the physical states of matter. Requires laboratory experimentation which illustrates applications of concepts studied in lecture.(F,S,M)
Prerequisites: MATH 1111, with a grade of "C" or better.

CHEM 1212K. Principles of Chemistry II. 3-3-4 Units.

Continues the exploration of the discipline of chemistry begun in CHEM 1211. Focuses on the more quantitative aspects of chemistry including chemical equilibria, kinetics, acid-base, solubility product, electrochemistry and coordination compounds. Requires laboratory development of techniques necessary to identify common metallic and non-metallic ions.(S,M)
Prerequisites: CHEM 1211K.

CHEM 2000. Scientific Communication. 2-0-2 Units.

An introduction to the principles of ethics in the chemical sciences. Also, the infrastructure of scienctific scholarship is introduced with an emphasis on interaction with the scientific community, responsible conduct in research, and communication of scientific findings.
Prerequisites: CHEM 1212K.

CHEM 2211K. Organic Chemistry I. 3-3-4 Units.

Introduces the chemistry of organic compounds including aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, stereo-chemistry, monofunctional compounds and some polyfunctional compounds. Requires the illustration of techniques for synthesis, separation, purification and identification of organic compounds in the laboratory.(F,M)
Prerequisites: CHEM 1212K.

CHEM 2212K. Organic Chemistry II. 3-3-4 Units.

Continues the exploration of the chemistry of organic compounds with an emphasis on the characteristics and reactions of a variety of functional groups. Requires the illustration of techniques for synthesis, separation, purification and identification of organic compounds in the laboratory.(S,M)
Prerequisites: CHEM 2211K.

CHEM 3103. Textile Chemistry. 3-0-3 Units.

Assures a basic understanding of the properties and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic organic compounds. Emphasis will be placed on mechanistic interpretations and the development of synthetic schemes leading to polyfunctional compounds of the types encountered in the textile industry.
Prerequisites: CHEM 1211K.

CHEM 3211K. Organic Chemistry I. 3-3-4 Units.

Introduces the chemistry of organic compounds including aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, stereo-chemistry, monofunctional compounds and some polyfunctional compounds. Requires the illustration of techniques for synthesis, separation, purification and identification of organic compounds in the laboratory.(F,M)
Prerequisites: CHEM 1212K.

CHEM 3212K. Organic Chemistry II. 3-3-4 Units.

Continues the exploration of the chemistry of organic compounds with an emphasis on the characteristics and reactions of a variety of functional groups. Requires the illustration of techniques for synthesis, separation, purification and identification of organic compounds in the laboratory.(S,M)
Prerequisites: CHEM 3211K.

CHEM 3311K. Quantitative Analysis. 3-4-4 Units.

Introduction to statistics. The use of spread-sheets. Principles and techniques of volumetric analysis. Concepts of chemical equilibria as applied to acid-base, precipitation, and complex ion reactions. Electrochemistry and potentiometry. Introduction to spectroscopy and chromatography.(F)
Prerequisites: CHEM 1212K and MATH 1113.

CHEM 3312K. Instrumental Methods of Analys. 3-3-4 Units.

Theoretical principles and uses of modern instrumental methods covering: measurement theory, atomic spectroscopy, molecular spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, electrometry, electroanalysis and chromatographic separations.(S,M)
Prerequisites: CHEM 3311K, PHYS 1112K or PHYS 2212K.

CHEM 3411K. Physical Chemistry I. 3-3-4 Units.

A study of macromolecular phenomena in terms of micro molecular concepts including the gas state and thermodynamic.(F)
Prerequisites: CHEM 3212K, MATH 2254, PHYS 1112K or PHYS 2212K.

CHEM 3412K. Physical Chemistry II. 3-3-4 Units.

A continuation of CHEM 3411K including liquid and solid state, kinetics, and equilibria.(S)
Prerequisites: CHEM 3411K.

CHEM 3500. Biochemistry. 3-0-3 Units.

The chemical aspects of protein, carbohydrate, lipid, and nucleic acid, and enzyme function, bioenergetics, metabolism, photosynthesis, nuclei acid function, and protein biosynthesis.(S)
Prerequisites: BIOL 1108K.
Corequisites: CHEM 3212K.

CHEM 3700K. Environmental Chemistry. 3-3-4 Units.

This course will cover the environmental chemistry involving the transport, distribution, reactions, and speciation of inorganic, organometallic and organic chemicals occurring in the air, soil and water environments at the local, national and global scale. Environmental transformations and degradation processes, toxicology, pollution and hazardous substances will be discussed(S)
Prerequisites: CHEM 3211K, CHEM 3311K.

CHEM 4000. Senior Seminar. 2-0-2 Units.

Survey of various topics, especially highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of chemistry. Additional requirement: 12 hours of upper level chemistry.(S)
Prerequisites: 12 hours of upper level chemistry.

CHEM 4103. Textile Chemistry. 3-0-3 Units.

Assures a basic understanding of the properties and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic organic compounds. Emphasis will be placed on mechanistic interpretations and the development of synthetic schemes leading to polyfunctional compounds of the types encountered in the textile industry.
Prerequisites: CHEM 3212K.

CHEM 4110K. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry. 3-3-4 Units.

Advanced theories of bonding and structure in inorganic chemistry with emphasis on ligand field theory, bioinorganic chemistry, and organometallic chemistry(F)
Prerequisites: CHEM 3212K, CHEM 3311K.

CHEM 4430. Advanced Organic Chemistry. 3-0-3 Units.

Advanced topics in organic chemistry. Such topics include biomolecules, stereochemistry, physical organic chemistry, and heterocycles(F)
Prerequisites: CHEM 2212K.

CHEM 4800. Chemistry Internship. 0-0-1-4 Unit.

Students work off-campus, usually at industrial or government laboratories, to obtain practical experience with chemical techniques, skills, and tools, applying them to real-world problems. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair(F,S,M)
Prerequisites: Permission of department chair.

CHEM 4900. Special Topics in Chemistry. 3-0-3 Units.

Advanced concepts in chemistry will be presented, the detailed content varying from year to year. Course may be repeated for credit when topic differs. Additional Prerequisites: 3 upper level chemistry courses(F,S,M)
Prerequisites: CHEM 3212K, additional 3 upper level Chemistry courses.