Dalton State 2014-15 Catalog

B.S. in Chemistry, Secondary Certification Option

I. Core Curriculum
Area A: Essential Skills
Must make a "C" or above
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
MATH 1113Precalculus Mathematics *3
or MATH 2253 Calculus and Analytic Geom I
Note: MATH 2253 may be used if the student meets the prerequisites. The additional hour of credit will be applied to the upper level curriculum electives.
Area B: Institutional Options
COMM 1110Fundamentals of Speech (Prerequisite for EDUC 2110, EDUC 2120, and EDUC 2130. (Must make a "C or above))3
One of the following electives:1
Argumentation and Advocacy
Intro to Greek Mythology
Creative Writing
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 I4
PHYS 2211KPrinciples of Physics I4
or PHYS 1111K Introductory Physics I
PHYS 2212KPrinciples of Physics II4
or PHYS 1112K Introductory 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 (Prerequisite for EDUC 2110, 2120, and 2130 courses (Must make a "C" or above))
Psychology of Adjustment
Human Development
Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems
Physical Education
PHED Activity Elective1
Area F: Major Related
BIOL 1107KPrinciples of Biology I4
CHEM 1211KPrinciples of Chemistry I **4
CHEM 1212KPrinciples of Chemistry II **4
CHEM 2000Scientific Communication2
MATH 2254Calculus and Analytic Geom II4
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 4000Senior Seminar2
CHEM 4110KAdvanced Inorganic Chemistry4
Upper Level Elective
Choose one of the following upper level elective:3-4
Biochemistry
Environmental Chemistry
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Education Courses
Completion of Area A with grades of C or above, completion of PSYC 1101 and COMM 1110 with a C or above, approved Background Check, proof of professional Liability Insurance, completion of the mandated reporter training course, and a passing score on an Ethics assessment, are required prior to enrollment in EDUC 2110, EDUC 2120 and EDUC 2130, (Must make a C or above in all three EDUC courses)
EDUC 2110Investig Critical/Contem Issue (Includes 10 hrs of practicum)3
EDUC 2120Expl Socio-Cultural Perspect (Includes 10 hrs of practicum)3
EDUC 2130Exploring Learning/Teaching (Includes 10 hrs of practicum)3
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Professional Education Semester 1 (PES I) - Fall Semester
Acceptance in to the Teacher Education Program plus completion of CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1212, passed with a C or above, is required prior to enrollment in PES I. EDUC 3272 and EDUC 3902 must be taken concurrently.
EDUC 3272Class Mgmt Sec Ed Field Exp I2
EDUC 3902Curric/Asses Secondary Teacher3
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Professional Education Semester 2 (PES II) - Spring Semester
Completion of EDUC 3902 and EDUC 3272 with a "C" or above is required prior to enrollment in PES II. EDUC 3273 and EDUC 4901 must be taken concurrently.
EDUC 3273Class Mgmt Sec Ed Field Exp II2
EDUC 4901Methods/Strat Teach Sec Stu3
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Professional Education Semester 3 (PES III) - Fall Semester
Completion of EDUC 3273 and EDUC 4901 with a "C" or above is required prior to enrollment in PES III. EDUC 3120 and EDUC 3274 must be taken concurrently.
EDUC 3120Teaching Diverse Learners(Sec)3
EDUC 3274Class Mgm Sec Ed Field Exp III2
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Professional Education Semester 4 (PES IV) - Spring Semester
Completion of EDUC 3456 and EDUC 3274 with a "C" or above and completion of 24 credit hours of Chemistry, passed with grade of C or above, is required prior to enrollment in PES IV. READ 3456, EDUC 3456, and EDUC 4954 must be taken concurrently.
READ 3456Reading across Curric Sec Educ3
EDUC 4953Teaching Internship Seminar1
EDUC 4954Internship Sec School Chem8
Total Hours127-128
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Math 2253 may be used if the student meets the prerequisites. The additional area of credit will be applied to the upper level curriculum courses.

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 Must receive a grade of C or above in both CHEM 1211K and CHEM 1212K.

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 3900. Readings in Chemistry. 0-0-2 Units.

Independent in-depth study of the literature within a topic of current research in Chemistry. Approval of a faculty supervisor required before registration.
Prerequisites: 12 hours of Chemistry and permission of the instructor.

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.

CHEM 4960. Research in Chemistry. 0-0-1-4 Unit.

Research project conducted by a student under guidance of a faculty member. Approval of a faculty supervisor required before registration. (F,S,M).
Prerequisites: 16 hours of Chemistry and permission of the instructor.

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