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Chemistry

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Richardson, D.E., Chair; Angerhofer, A.; Barbaro, J.J.; Bartlett, R.; Battiste, M.A.; Benner, S.; Boncella, J.; Bowers, C.R.; Brajter-Toth, A.; Brey, W.S., Jr.; Brucat, P.; Castellano, R.; Christou, G.; Colgate, S.O.; Deyrup, J.A.; Dolbier, W.R., Jr.; Duran, R.; Enholm, J.E.; Eyler, J.R.; Hanrahan, R.J.; Harrison, W.W.; Helling, J.F.; Horenstein, B.; Horvath, J.C.; Hudlicky, T.; Katritzky, A.R.; Kleiman, V.D.; Krause, J.L.; Land, L.L.; Lyons, T.J.; Martin, C.R.; McElwee-White, L.; Micha, D.A.; Ohrn, N.Y.; Palenik, G.J.; Reynolds, J.R.; Richards, N.G.; Richardson, D.E.; Roitberg, A.E.; Schanze, K.; Scott, M.J.; Stewart, J.D.; Talham, D.; Tan, W.; Vala, M.T.; Wagener, K.B.; Weltner, W., Jr.; Williams, K.R.; Winefordner, J.D.; Wright, D.L.; Yost, R.A.; Young, V.Y.; Zoltewicz, J.A.; Undergraduate Coordinator: J. Zoltewicz; Undergraduate Coordinator: K. Williams; Graduate Coordinator: J.A. Deyrup

CHM 1020 Basic Chemistry: Concepts and Applications.

Credits: 3.

The first half of the CHM 1020-1021 sequence. A terminal sequence for non-science students that presents chemistry and its relationship to, and effects on, modern society. Topics in inorganic, organic, bio and environmental chemistry. (P)

CHM 1021 Chemistry and Society: Concepts and Applications.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 1020 or equivalent.

The second half of CHM 1020-1021. (P)

CHM 1025 Introduction to Chemistry.

Credits: 2; Prereq: MAC 1147 or equivalent.

Introductory readiness course in General Chemistry for those with weaker but satisfactory backgrounds in high school chemistry and algebra. S/U (P)

CHM 1083 Consumer Chemistry.

Credits: 3; Prereq: High school chemistry.

A terminal course which examines the role of chemistry and chemicals in consumer products. (P)

CHM 2045 General Chemistry.

Credits: 3; Prereq: MAC 1147 or its equivalent. Coreq: CHM 2045L.

The first semester of the CHM 2045-2045L-2046-2046L sequence. Stoichiometry, atomic and molecular structure, the states of matter, reaction rates and equilibria, acids and bases. (P)

CHM 2045L General Chemistry Laboratory.

Credits: 1; Coreq: CHM 2045.

Laboratory experiments designed to accompany 2045. (P)

CHM 2046 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2045 and CHM 2045L; Coreq: CHM 2046L.

Final semester of the CHM 2045-2045L-2046-2046L sequence. Students who completed 2045 or the equivalent at another institution should consult with a chemistry academic adviser before registering for this course. Additional aspects of chemical equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, complex ions and descriptive chemistry. (P)

CHM 2046L General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis Laboratory.

Credits: 1; Prereq: CHM 2045 and CHM 2045L; Coreq: CHM 2046.

Laboratory experiments designed to accompany CHM 2046. (P)

CHM 2047 One Semester General Chemistry.

Credits: 4; Prereq: AP, IB or high honors high school chemistry courses and a high score on the Chemistry SAT II test; Coreq: CHM 2047L.

Designed for entering students wishing to move more quickly into advanced course work. Electronic structure and bonding, gases, liquids, solids, kinetics, equilibria, acids and bases, thermodynamics, oxidation-reduction, metals and non-metals.

CHM 2047L One Semester General Chemistry Laboratory.

Credits: 1; Coreq: CHM 2047.

Laboratory experiments designed to accompany CHM 2047.

CHM 2051 General Chemistry Honors.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2045 and permission of instructor, CHM 2045L; Coreq: CHM 2046L.

Second semester of the sequence CHM 2045-2045L-2051-2046L. This course is open to students with superior performance in CHM 2045 or its equivalent. (P)

CHM 2200 Organic Chemistry.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2046-2046L or equivalent.

A brief elementary course embracing the more important organic compounds and intended for students in programs requiring only one semester of organic chemistry. Not intended for pre-med, pre-dent or pre-vet students.

CHM 2200L Organic Chemistry Laboratory.

Credits: 1; Coreq: CHM 2200.

Organic laboratory experiments to accompany CHM 2200.

CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2046-2046L or equivalent.

The first half of the CHM 2210-2211 sequence. A study of the structures, syntheses and reactions of organic compounds.

CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2210.

The second half of the CHM 2210-2211 sequence.

CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry Laboratory.

Credits: 2; Coreq: CHM 2211 or CHM 3217.

Organic laboratory experiments to accompany CHM 2211 or CHM 3217.

CHM 3120 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2046, CHM 2047 or CHM 2051 and CHM 2046L or 2047L.

Principles involved in quantitative analysis. Topics include acid-base equilibria and titrations; precipitation and complex formation; oxidation-reduction; statistical treatment of data; sampling methods.

CHM 3120L Analytical Chemistry Laboratory.

Credits: 1; Prereq or Coreq: CHM 3120 or equivalent.

Laboratory experiments designed to accompany CHM 3120.

CHM 3217 One Semester Organic Chemistry.

Credits: 4; Prereq: CHM 2046 or CHM 2047 or CHM 2051 and CHM 2046L or CHM 2047L or consent of instructor.

A rigorous, one semester overview of the structure, properties and reactions of organic compounds. It is intended for students who are willing and able to move more quickly into advanced course work.

CHM 3218 Bioorganic Chemistry.

Credits: 4; Prereq: CHM 3217 or CHM 2211 or consent of instructor.

An introduction to the basic concepts of biochemistry and molecular biology from the structural and mechanistic perspective of organic chemistry.

CHM 3400 Physical Chemistry.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 3120, MAC 2312 and two semesters of college physics; Coreq: CHM 2210 or CHM 2200.

Thermodynamics, electrochemistry, transport, chemical kinetics, introductory quantum theory (atoms, molecules, and their spectra), and introductory statistical thermodynamics, with emphasis on biological systems.

CHM 3610 Inorganic Chemistry.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2211 and CHM 2211L or equivalent.

Basic theoretical concepts involved in inorganic chemistry. Bonding, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms.

CHM 3610L Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.

Credits: 2; Prereq: CHM 2211L and CHM 3120L or consent of instructor.

Synthesis and characterization of inorganic and organometallic compounds.

CHM 4130 Instrumental Analysis.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 3120, MAC 2312 and PHY 2053 or equivalent; Coreq: PHY 2054 or equivalent.

Electrochemical, chromatographic and spectroscopic methods of analysis.

CHM 4130L Instrumental Analysis Laboratory.

Credits: 2; Prereq: CHM 3120L and MAC 2312; Coreq: CHM 4130.

Laboratory experiments designed to accompany CHM 4130.

CHM 4207 Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Credits: 4; Prereq: CHM 2210-2211 or equivalent.

An introduction to the structures and biochemical functions of proteins, carbohydrates and nucleic acids and to the principles of metabolism and molecular biology. Students may not receive credit for both this course and BCH 4024.

CHM 4235 Organic Spectroscopy.

Credits: 2; Prereq: CHM 2211.

Characterization and identification of organic compounds by spectral methods, including IR, UV, NMR and mass spectrometry.

CHM 4272 The Organic Chemistry of Polymers.

Credits: 2; Prereq: CHM 2210, CHM 2200, CHM 3217 or equivalent.

Classification of polymerization types and mechanisms from a mechanistic organic point of view. The structure of synthetic and natural polymers and polyelectrolytes. Reactions of polymers. Practical synthetic methods of polymer preparation.

CHM 4302L Laboratory in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Credits: 2; Prereq: CHM 2211L and either 1) CHM 3218, 2) CHM 2211 and CHM 4207, or 3) CHM 2211 and BCH 4024.

An introduction to experimental techniques used in biochemistry, especially those useful in DNA isolation and manipulation, protein purification and enzyme kinetic studies.

CHM 4304 Chemical Aspects of Cellular Control.

Credits: 3; Prereq: either 1) CHM 3218, 2) CHM 2211 and CHM 4207, or 3) CHM 2211 and BCH 4024.

Control of information, materials and energy within cellular systems. Examples taken from the biochemistry of plants, bacteria and higher organisms.

CHM 4411 Physical Chemistry.

Credits: 4; Prereq: One year of General Chemistry, one year of physics; Coreq: MAC 2313. Background in analytical and organic chemistry desirable.

Gas laws, kinetic theory. Classical and statistical thermodynamics and applications to solutions, phase equilibria, chemical equilibria and electrochemistry.

CHM 4411L Physical Chemistry Laboratory.

Credits: 2; Prereq: CHM 3120L; Coreq: CHM 4411.

A series of laboratory experiments designed to accompany CHM 4411.

CHM 4412 Physical Chemistry.

Credits: 4; Prereq: CHM 4411 and MAC 2313.

Introduction to quantum theory. Atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding and spectra. Chemical reaction rate laws and mechanisms; statistical and collision theories of reaction rates.

CHM 4413 Biophysical Chemistry

Credits: 4; Prereq: CHM 4411 and MAC 2313 or consent of instructor.

Biochemical applications of thermodynamics, transport phenomena, enzyme kinetics, foundations of quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, statistical thermodynamics and biochemical structure determination.

CHM 4413L Biophysical Chemistry Laboratory.

Credits: 2; Prereq: CHM 3120L, CHM 2211L; Coreq: CHM 4413 or CHM 3400.

Laboratory experiments to demonstrate basic concepts of the physical chemistry of biological systems.

CHM 4905 Individual Problems.

Credits: 1 to 3; Prereq: Permission of the faculty member supervising the work. May be repeated for additional credit.

Double registration permitted. An assigned reading program or the development of an assigned experimental problem.

CHM 4910 Senior Research.

Credits: 1 to 3; Senior standing and consent of instructor. May be repeated for additional credit.

Laboratory or literature investigations of chemical problems of current interest.

CHM 4940 Supervised Teaching.

Credits: 1 to 2; Prereq: Senior standing and consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit.

Teaching, usually at the general chemistry level. Required is a superior record at UF in the course in which the student will assist, senior standing as a chemistry major with a good record and evidence that the studentís own progress will not be delayed.

 
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