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Grad Catalog 01-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and
Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree
Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields
of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of
Graduate Studies
Committees

APPENDIX
Course
Abbreviations

 

    

Chemistry

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Chemistry: CH

380L. Inorganic Reactions and Structures.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

380M. Advanced Study in Chemistry.
For nonchemistry majors. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, a bachelor's degree with a major in science or mathematics, and consent of the graduate adviser in chemistry.

380N. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry: Spectroscopy and Structure.
Advanced inorganic chemistry, with emphasis on structure, spectroscopy, and ligand field theory. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

381M. Advanced Analytical Chemistry.
Theory and application of special methods and recent advances. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in chemistry and consent of instructor.

382J. Survey of Physical Chemistry.
Surface chemistry and catalysis, transport properties, macromolecules, electrochemistry and electrolyte solutions, molecular thermodynamics, solution kinetics, and photochemistry. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

382K. Advanced Physical Chemistry: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Chemistry 354 or the equivalent.

382L. Advanced Physical Chemistry: Statistical Mechanics.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

382M. Advanced Physical Chemistry.
Quantum chemistry. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Chemistry 354, 382K, or consent of instructor.

386J. Advanced Organic Chemistry.
Advanced organic chemistry, with emphasis on theory and reaction mechanisms. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, six semester hours of organic chemistry, and six semester hours of physical chemistry.

386K. Advanced Organic Chemistry.
Advanced organic chemistry, with emphasis on synthetic methods. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, six semester hours of organic chemistry, and six semester hours of physical chemistry.

387D. Physical Methods in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Theory of physical methods used in biochemistry and molecular biology. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, an undergraduate course in physical chemistry, and an undergraduate course in biochemistry.

387K. Biochemical Techniques.
Discussion of procedures and equipment used in modern biochemical investigation, with laboratory to provide experience in techniques of general importance. Two lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, six semester hours of undergraduate coursework in biochemistry, and consent of instructor.

190. Seminar in Chemistry.
The equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in chemistry.

Topic 1: Analytical-Physical Chemistry.

Topic 2: Organic Chemistry.

Topic 3: Biochemistry.

Topic 4: Inorganic Chemistry.

390K. Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry.
Topics include magnetic resonance; organometallic, main-group, and transition metal chemistry; nonaqueous solvents; high-temperature superconductors; new developments in synthetic chemistry; and aspects of inorganic chemistry relevant to material science. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in chemistry, Chemistry 380L, and consent of instructor.

390L. Advanced Topics in Analytical Chemistry.
Topics include electrochemistry, electronics, mathematical methods, mass spectrometry, and optical methods. For most topics, three lecture hours a week for one semester; for topics on electronics and optical methods, two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

391. Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry.
Topics include organic photochemistry; molecular orbital theory; free radical chemistry; organometallic compounds; nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectrometry; organic synthesis. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

391L. Advanced Topics in Biochemistry.
Topics include physical methods for the study of macromolecules; chemistry of proteins; enzyme chemistry; regulatory mechanisms for gene expression, protein-nucleic acid interactions. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

192G. Biochemistry Student Seminar.
Student presentations on current research topics. The equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

392H. Biomolecular Structure by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.
Theory and application of modern nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy methods. Emphasis on applications to biological macromolecules, including protein and nucleic acid structure determination. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

392J. Molecular Biology of the Yeast Saccharomyces.
The use of yeast as a tool for the study of important areas of eukaryotic biology; the use of classical and molecular genetic techniques in the study of gene expression, DNA replication and repair, development and growth control, protein targeting, and metabolism. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Chemistry 329D or the equivalent or consent of instructor.

392N. Physical Chemistry of Macromolecular Systems.
Theory of macromolecular solutions and methods for characterization of macromolecular systems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and undergraduate physical chemistry or consent of instructor.

392T. Biotransformations of Drugs and Other Nonnutritive Compounds.
Absorption and metabolism of naturally occurring and synthetic nonnutritive compounds. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Chemistry 394 or consent of instructor.

392U. Comparative Biochemistry.
Comparative aspects of protein structure, metabolism, respiration, and cellular regulation. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and Chemistry 695D (or 392C) and 394, or consent of instructor.

192W. Analytical Student Seminar.
Student seminar presentations covering current research topics. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

393L. Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry.
Topics include magnetic resonance, electron scattering; quantum scattering in gases; chemical kinetics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in chemistry, Chemistry 382M, and consent of instructor.

394. Chemistry of Enzyme Systems.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Chemistry 370.

695C. Molecular Biology I.
Same as Biology 695C and Molecular Biology 695C. Detailed consideration of the structure and function of proteins and the structure of nucleic acids, with discussion of enzyme mechanisms and kinetics, the biological membranes, and the metabolism of nucleotides and other compounds. Six lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and an undergraduate course in organic chemistry, an undergraduate course in biochemistry, or consent of instructor.

695D. Molecular Biology II.
Same as Biology 695D and Molecular Biology 695D. Consideration of mechanisms of DNA structure, processes, functions, and gene expression; discussion of the nature and activities of proteins and their interaction with nucleic acids; cell-cell signaling and interaction. Six lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Chemistry 695C (or 595C) or consent of instructor.

197C, 297C, 397C, 597C, 697C. Problems in Chemistry.
Conference course with laboratory work. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in chemistry and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

197P, 297P, 397P, 697P. Problems in Chemistry.
Conference course with laboratory. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in chemistry and consent of instructor.

397S. Advanced Topics in Chemistry.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in chemistry and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Chemistry 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The Master of Arts with report is available for approved programs only. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in chemistry and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Chemistry.
Teaching under close supervision of the instructor; weekly group meetings with the instructor; individual consultations; reports. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and appointment as a teaching assistant in chemistry.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Chemistry 399R, 699R, or 999R.


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Graduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - Graduate Study
Chapter 2 - Admission and Registration
Chapter 3 - Degree Requirements
Chapter 4 - Fields of Study
Chapter 5 - Members of Graduate Studies Committees
Appendix - Course Abbreviations

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