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CHEM 100 : Preparation for Chemistry

Prerequisites: None
Description: Elementary concepts of chemistry. Development of skills in applying mathematics to chemistry concepts. Preparation for CHEM 111 or 115. (CR/NC grading only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 101 : Survey of Chemistry

Prerequisites: 50 or higher on ELM or exemption, or C or better in MATH/ESM 70. High school chemistry recommended.
Description: Principles of general and organic chemistry and biochemistry for pre-nursing, exercise science or health science majors. Not for CHEM 115 preparation.
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Physical and Biological Sciences Area (PBS) Category A Physical Sciences
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 102 : Survey of Chemistry Laboratory

Prerequisites: None
Description: Laboratory to accompany or follow CHEM 101. Extra fee required.
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Physical and Biological Sciences Area (PBS) Category A Physical Sciences
  • Laboratory or fieldwork (L/F)
Units: 1
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 109 : Fundamentals of Food Chemistry: Natural Constituents and Additives

Prerequisites: None
Description: Chemical composition of foods including sugars, starches, fats, and oils; protein, vitamins, and minerals; additives used in food; government role in food processing and distribution.
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Physical and Biological Sciences Area (PBS) Category A Physical Sciences
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2010

CHEM 110 : Fundamentals of Food Chemistry: Natural Constituents and Additives Laboratory

Prerequisites: Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 109.
Description: Laboratory to accompany CHEM 109. Hands-on experience in assessing food constituents using modern chemical methods and techniques including chemical instrumentation.
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Physical and Biological Sciences Area (PBS) Category A Physical Sciences
  • Laboratory or fieldwork (L/F)
Units: 1
Latest Offering: Spring 2010

CHEM 115 : General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry

Prerequisites: 50 or above on ELM or approved exemption, or MATH/ESM 70 with grade of C, and satisfactory score on chemistry placement exam.
Description: Essential concepts of atomic properties, atomic interactions, reaction chemistry, stoichiometry, thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, and equilibria. (Charges for missing or damaged laboratory locker items apply.) Classwork, 4 units; laboratory, 1 unit. Extra fee required.
Units: 5
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 130 : General Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 115 with a grade of C or better.
Description: Common organic compounds and basic principles. For laboratory, see CHEM 234 (formerly CHEM 334). Students who have completed CHEM 233 (formerly CHEM 333) may not take CHEM 130 later for credit. Cannot be used for the chemistry or biochemistry degrees.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 180 : Chemistry for the Energy and the Environment

Prerequisites: MATH 70 with a grade of C or better, or 50 or higher or approved exemption on ELM; high school chemistry.
Description: Study of the fundamental chemical principles that underly chemical processes in the environment, and the chemical processes that are important to the generation of energy. Designed for engineering and environmental studies majors.
Units: 3

CHEM 215 : General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts

Prerequisites: C or better in CHEM 115; C- or better in PHYS 111 or 220.
Description: Quantitative aspects of nuclear, coordination, and quantum chemistry; kinetics; equilibria (acid-base, solubility and buffer); thermodynamics; electrochemistry; spectroscopy; states of matter.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 216 : General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts

Prerequisites: C or better in CHEM 215 or concurrent enrollment.
Description: Determination of thermodynamic quantities; rate laws; acid dissociation constants; preparation and analysis of buffer solutions; synthesis and analysis of a molecular complex. (Charges for missing or damaged laboratory locker items apply.) Laboratory. Extra fee required.
Units: 2
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 233 : Organic Chemistry I

Prerequisites: CHEM 115 with grade of C or better.
Description: Principles of organic chemistry. Primarily for students majoring in chemistry and biochemistry. [Formerly CHEM 333. CHEM 233 is not open to students who have completed CHEM 333.]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 234 : Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

Prerequisites: CHEM 233 or 130 with grade of C or better, or concurrent enrollment in either.
Description: Techniques and selected experiments in organic chemistry. (Charges for missing or damaged laboratory locker items apply.) Classwork, 1 unit; laboratory, 1 unit. Extra fee required. [Formerly CHEM 334. CHEM 234 is not open to students who have completed CHEM 334.]
Units: 2
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 251 : Mathematics and Physics for Chemistry

Prerequisites: MATH 226, MATH 227; PHYS 220, PHYS 222, PHYS 230, and PHYS 232, or consent of instructor.
Description: Integrated mathematics and physics for physical chemistry, fluids, wave motion, or thermodynamics, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, introductory vector calculus, introductory differential equations. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 300 : General Physical Chemistry I

Prerequisites: CHEM 321 (or CHEM 320), CHEM 335, MATH 227, and PHYS 121 (or PHYS 240), each with grade of C or better. CHEM 340 or CHEM 349 recommended.
Description: Chemical thermodynamics; kinetic theory of gases; properties of solutions. Designed for students in biology, preprofessional curricula, biochemistry and chemistry majors.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 301 : General Physical Chemistry II

Prerequisites: CHEM 300 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor.
Description: Quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, biophysical spectroscopy, intermolecular forces, macromolecules, and statistical thermodynamics. (Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 340 or CHEM 349.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 321 : Quantitative Chemical Analysis

Prerequisites: CHEM 215 and 216, with grades of C or better.
Description: Foundation course in analytical chemistry with focus on quantitative analysis. Topics include uncertainties, statistics, equilibria, titrimetric methods, electrochemistry and potentiometry, molecular and atomic spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, and chromatography. Plus-minus letter grade only. [Formerly CHEM 320]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 322 : Quantitative Chemical Analysis Laboratory

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 321, or grade of C or better in CHEM 321.
Description: Practical experience in performing accurate and precise measurements of chemical species in a variety of real world samples using gravimetric, titrimetric, potentiometric, spectroscopic, and chromatographic methods. Students who have taken CHEM 320 cannot take CHEM 321/322 for credit. Plus-minus letter grade only.
Units: 2
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 325 : Inorganic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 215 and CHEM 335 with grades of C or better.
Description: Theories of chemical bonding and their application to inorganic systems with emphasis on transition metal complexes. Molecular symmetry; acid/base, redox and solid-state chemistry; introduction to organometallic and bioinorganic chemistry. (Formerly CHEM 425.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 327 : Practical GC and HPLC

Prerequisites: Grades of C or better in CHEM 234 (formerly CHEM 334 ), CHEM 320, or CHEM 321 and 322.
Description: Theory, hardware and experience in GC and HPLC separations. Emphasis on practical skills and common applications in natural products, environmental, and pharmaceutical analyses. Students who have taken CHEM 377 cannot take CHEM 327 for credit. Plus-minus letter grade only.
Units: 4
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 335 : Organic Chemistry II

Prerequisites: CHEM 233 (formerly CHEM 333) with grade of C or better.
Description: Continuation of CHEM 333.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 336 : Organic Chemistry II Laboratory

Prerequisites: CHEM 234 (formerly CHEM 334) with grade of C or better; CHEM 335 with grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment.
Description: Techniques and experiments in organic synthesis, isolation, purification and characterization. Intended for science majors. Not open to studetns who have completed CHEM 377. Classwork, 1 unit; laboratory, 1 unit. Extra fee required.
Units: 2
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 338 : Organic Chemistry II: Laboratory Honors

Prerequisites: CHEM 233 (formerly CHEM 333) and CHEM 234 (formerly CHEM 334), each with grade of B or better. Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 335.
Description: Substitute for CHEM 336. Experiments in organic synthesis and analysis plus a research project directed by faculty. (Charges for missing or damaged laboratory locker items apply.) Classwork, one unit; laboratory, two units. Extra fee required. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 340 : Biochemistry I

Prerequisites: CHEM 215, CHEM 233 (formerly CHEM 333), and CHEM 335 with grades of C or better.
Description: Protein structure and function; carbohydrate metabolism; enzyme kinetics and thermodynamics; electron transport chain.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 341 : Biochemistry II

Prerequisites: CHEM 340 with a grade of C or better.
Description: Biosynthesis and degradation of lipids, amino acids, and nucleotides; protein synthesis, folding and degradation; DNA and RNA structure; DNA replication and transcription.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 343 : Biochemistry I Laboratory

Prerequisites: CHEM 234 (formerly CHEM 334) with grade of C or better; CHEM 321 recommended; concurrent enrollment with CHEM 340 or CHEM 349 or consent of instructor.
Description: Chemical and enzymatic experiments involving proteins, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids with emphasis on enzyme kinetics. Utilization of standard and modern biochemical techniques. (Charges for missing or damaged laboratory locker items apply.) Classwork, 1 unit; laboratory, 2 units. Extra fee required. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 349 : General Biochemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 115 and CHEM 130 or 335 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor.
Description: Survey of major areas in biochemistry including enzymology, bioenergetics, and carbohydrate, lipid and nucleic acid metabolism. Students who have completed CHEM 340 may not take CHEM 349 for credit. Not for biochemistry or cell and molecular biology majors.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 351 : Physical Chemistry I: Thermodynamics and Kinetics

Prerequisites: CHEM 233, CHEM 251, and CHEM 321, each with a grade of C or better, or consent of the instructor.
Description: Thermodynamics and kinetic theory.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 353 : Physical Chemistry II: Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy

Prerequisites: CHEM 233, CHEM 251, and CHEM 321, each with a grade of C, or better or consent of instructor.
Description: Quantum chemistry, spectroscopy of atoms and molecules, statistical thermodynamics. Continuation of CHEM 351.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 370 : Computer Applications in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 321 (formerly CHEM 320) and CHEM 233 (formerly CHEM 333), each with grade of C or better.
Description: Data acquisition, manipulation, and presentation with emphasis on software used in chemistry and biochemistry laboratories. Computational chemistry and molecular visualization software for small and large molecules. Development of interactive molecular visualization web pages. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 380 : Chemistry Behind Environmental Pollution

Prerequisites: CHEM 115 with grade of C- or better.
Description: Traditional and contemporary topics in environmental chemistry. Understanding and appreciation of various chemical processes and principles underlying environmental problems facing society. This course is offered as CHEM 380 and ENVS 380. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Physical and Biological Sciences Area (PBS) Category C Integrative Science
  • Segment III Cluster - Chemicals: Enticing, Dangerous, and Essential
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 390 GW : Contemporary Chemistry and Biochemistry Research - GWAR

Prerequisites: Upper division standing; chemistry or biochemistry major; ENG 214 or ENG 310; and CHEM 321 or CHEM 335, each with a grade of C or better.
Description: Improve skills in written and oral communication with an emphasis on the communication skills expected of chemists and biochemists in their professional activities. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 units. (ABC/NC grading only)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 399 : Careers in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Prerequisites: Senior standing.
Description: Discussion of the full spectrum of careers in chemistry and biochemistry: career counseling, resume and interview guidance and strategies, outside speakers from education and industry. (CR/NC grading only.)
Units: 1
Latest Offering: Spring 2010

CHEM 420 : Environmental Analysis

Prerequisites: CHEM 321 and CHEM 322, or CHEM 320, each with grade of C or better.
Description: Practical analysis of real world samples and environmental pollutants. Statistics, QA/QC, heavy metal analysis via atomic spectroscopy, and organic pollutant analysis via GC/MS. (Charges for missing or damaged laboratory locker items apply.) Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit. Extra fee required. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 422 : Instrumental Analysis

Prerequisites: CHEM 321 and CHEM 322, or CHEM 320, each with grade of C or better.
Description: Instrumental methods for chemical and biochemical analysis including basic electronics, molecular and atomic spectroscopy, IR and Raman spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and chromatography. (Charges for missing or damaged laboratory locker items apply.) Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 2 units. Extra fee required. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 4
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 426 : Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

Prerequisites: CHEM 321, CHEM 322, and CHEM 325, each with a grade of C or better or consent of the instructor.
Description: Modern techniques in inorganic chemistry with an emphasis on synthesis, characterization, and reactivity of metals in a variety of materials including biological and environmental samples. (Charges for missing or damaged laboratory locker items apply.) Laboratory, 2 units. Extra fee required.
Units: 2
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 433 : Advanced Organic Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 335 with a grade of C or better. Concurrent registration in or completion of CHEM 301 or 353 is required.
Description: Theoretical aspects of organic chemistry, molecular structure, and reaction mechanisms.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 443 : Biophysical Chemistry Laboratory

Prerequisites: CHEM 343 with grade of C or better; prior or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 301 or 353.
Description: Experiments using modern techniques in biochemistry, bioinformatics, molecular biology and biophysics for the study of biological macromolecules. (Charges for missing or damaged laboratory locker items apply.) Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 2 units. Extra fee required. Plus-minus letter grade only.
Units: 4
Latest Offering: Fall 2012

CHEM 451 : Experimental Physical Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 321, CHEM 322, and CHEM 353, or CHEM 301 and CHEM 351 or CHEM 300 (may be taken concurrently), each with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor.
Description: Emphasis on molecular spectroscopy, thermodynamics, kinetics, electrochemistry, applications of computational chemistry, and error analysis. 2 laboratory periods per week. Plus-minus letter grade only. Extra fee required.
Units: 2
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 470 : Research

Prerequisites: One year each of general and organic chemistry and consent of instructor and faculty research advisor.
Description: Intended for motivated students interested in independent research. Requires 6-9 hours of research each week, lecture attendance, formal poster presentation, and written report. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2009

CHEM 640 : Advanced Topics in Biochemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 349, or CHEM 341, or CHEM 340 and BIOL 350, each with a grade of C or better or consent of the instructor. Topic to be specified in Class Schedule.
Description: May be repeated as topics vary.
Units: 1-3

CHEM 640 : Biochemistry of Cellular Signaling Pathways

Prerequisites: CHEM 349, or CHEM 341, or CHEM 340 and BIOL 350, each with a grade of C or better or consent of the instructor.
Description: Chemical structures, mechanisms and regulatory strategy used in cellular signaling pathways.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2013

CHEM 640 : Membrane Biochemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 349, or CHEM 341, or CHEM 340 and BIOL 350, each with a grade of C or better or consent of the instructor.
Description: Study of current paradigm for biological membranes with detailed survey of membrane components and methods for studying them, including: reconstitution and assays, bioinformatics, simulations, and high resolution molecular structures.
Units: 3

CHEM 645 : Research Trends in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Prerequisites: GPA of 3.0 or better, CHEM 340 and one semester of physical chemistry.
Description: Self-directed learning experience for undergraduates in modern research topics in chemistry and biochemistry.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 680 : Chemical Oceanography

Prerequisites: CHEM 215 or equivalent.
Description: Investigation of the composition and dynamics of the ocean through chemistry. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 693 : Cooperative Education Program

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Description: Supervised chemistry laboratory employment. Enrollment by prior arrangement with the employer and department. Final written report is required. A maximum of 2 units (1 unit for each semester) may be used to meet elective requirements in chemistry major programs. May be repeated for up to 24 units. CR/NC grading only.
Units: 6-12

CHEM 694 : Cooperative Education in Chemistry

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Supervised chemistry laboratory experience in industry. Enrollment by prior arrangement with supervising faculty member and industry sponsor. See department adviser for details. A final written report is required. May be repeated for a total of three units for credit.
Units: 1
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 699 : Independent Study

Prerequisites: Consent of the department and the instructor concerned.
Description: Laboratory or library research work focused on chemistry and biochemistry problems directed by a department faculty. For advanced, superior students majoring or minoring in chemistry or biochemistry. Final written report required.
Units: 1-3

CHEM 741 : Electron Microscopy

Prerequisites: Graduate or senior standing, and consent of instructor.
Description: Cross listed with BIOL/GEOL 741. For course description, see BIOL 741. (May not be repeated under an alternate prefix.)
Units: 4
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 800 : Special Topics in Chemistry

Prerequisites: consent of instructor. Topic to be specified in Class Schedule.
Description: May be repeated as topics vary.
Units: 1-3

CHEM 800 : Chemistry of Natural Products

Prerequisites: CHEM 340 with grade of C or better or consent of instructor.
Description: Introduction to major families of natural products: structures, chemistry, biosynthesis, and examples of total synthesis.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 800 : Methods in Proteomics

Prerequisites: classified graduate standing in chemistry or consent of instructor.
Description: Topics in proteomics including the application of mass spectrometry, use of databases, and demonstrations.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 800 : Proteins and Enzymes: Structure, Function and Engineering

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in chemistry and one semester of biochemistry or consent of instructor.
Description: Understanding structure-function relationships in proteins and enzymes. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 800 : Transition Metals in Organic Synthesis

Prerequisites: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Fundamental principles of organometallic chemistry with a focus on applications to synthesis of complex organic molecules.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2010

CHEM 800 : X-Ray Techniques in Chemistry

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in chemistry or consent of instructor.
Description: Focus on the many modern X-ray-based analytical tools available to chemists and biochemists. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2012

CHEM 820 : NMR Applications and Techniques

Prerequisites: Classified graduate standing in chemistry and CHEM 452 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor.
Description: FT NMR concepts and operating techniques; 1D and 2D experiments; relaxation and dynamics. Spectral interpretation. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2013

CHEM 821 : Mass Spectrometry - Principles and Practice

Prerequisites: Classified graduate standing in chemistry or consent of instructor.
Description: Fundamental principles and modern practice of mass spectrometry, instrumentation (mass analyzers, ionization modes, sample introduction systems) and applications (qualitative and quantitative analysis, environmental and biomedical applications). (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2013

CHEM 832 : Organic Synthesis

Prerequisites: Classified graduate standing in chemistry or consent of instructor.
Description: Problems relating to current organic synthetic methods. Synthesis and reactions of the major classes of mono- and polyfunctional compounds.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 834 : Organic Spectroscopic Methods

Prerequisites: Classified graduate standing in chemistry; CHEM 301 or 353, or consent of instructor.
Description: Relations between molecular structure and spectroscopic behavior. Mass spectrometry, infrared, electronic and magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2012

CHEM 841 : Enzymology

Prerequisites: Classified graduate standing in chemistry and CHEM 341 and CHEM 301 or 353, or consent of instructor.
Description: The relationships between enzyme structure and catalytic activity, including enzyme kinetics and mechanisms.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2012

CHEM 842 : Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry

Prerequisites: Classified graduate status in chemistry or consent of instructor.
Description: Molecular recognition, enzymatic reaction mechanisms, catalytic antibodies/polymers, enzymes in organic synthesis, pharmacodynamics, and drug action, drug design for pharmacokinetic problems.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 850 : Valency and Spectroscopy

Prerequisites: Classified graduate standing in chemistry and passing score on the ACS diagnostic examination in quantum chemistry, or consent of instructor.
Description: Quantum mechanics of atomic and molecular structure using computers and group theory. Elementary microwave, infrared, optical, and magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2011

CHEM 851 : Biochemical Spectroscopy

Prerequisites: Classified graduate standing in chemistry and passing ACS diagnostic examination in quantum chemistry, a biochemistry course, or consent of instructor.
Description: Quantum chemistry elements. Principles, techniques, and biochemical applications of spectroscopy.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 870 : Computational Methods in Chemistry

Prerequisites: Upper division or graduate standing; one year of undergraduate physical chemistry.
Description: Introduction to quantum chemical and classical mechanical methods for the computation of molecular structure, molecular spectroscopy, liquid state transport properties and molecular reactivity for small and large molecules, including solids and interactions at surfaces. Hands on use of four software packages: Gaussian 09, AMBER molecular dynamics, LAMMPS dynamics for mesoscopic systems, and BEST for molecular hydrodynamics. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 880 : Seminar

Prerequisites: Classified graduate standing in chemistry or consent of instructor.
Description: Exploration of current areas and methods of chemical research. Oral presentations and scientific writing. Should be taken during the first year of graduate work.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 885 : Teaching College Chemistry

Prerequisites: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Examination of the role of preparation, assessment, and feedback in teaching college-level chemistry laboratory and discussion sections; emphasis on effective classroom techniques and organizational strategies. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

CHEM 895 : Research Project

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and approval of Advancement to Candidacy (ATC) and Culminating Experience (CE) forms by Graduate Studies.
Description: Supervised independent and original laboratory investigation. Guidelines are available through the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. (CR/NC grading only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

CHEM 897 : Research

Prerequisites: classified graduate standing in chemistry and CHEM 880 (may be taken concurrently), or consent of instructor.
Description: Independent and original laboratory, computational, or theoretical research under faculty supervision. Maximum of 9 units may be applied toward graduation.
Units: 1-3

CHEM 898 : Master's Thesis

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and approval of Advancement to Candidacy (ATC) for the Master of Science in Chemistry and Culminating Experience (CE) forms by Graduate Studies.
Description: ATC and Proposal for Culminating Experience Requirement forms must be approved by the Graduate Division before registration. (CR/NC grading only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014
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