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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2008 Liberal Arts Colleges Academic Programs and Courses Chemistry 160 Courses  


21&62:160:101-102World of Chemistry (3,3) A nonmathematical course for nonscience majors; major concepts and the interfaces of chemistry with technology, biology, and the environment.
21&62:160:108Organic Biochemistry (3) Emphasis on biochemical aspects of organic chemistry. College of Nursing students only. This course is not suitable for science or premedicine majors.
21&62:160:109,110World of Chemistry Laboratory (1,1) A basic laboratory in chemistry, which may be elected to accompany 21&62:160:101-102. Part I of the course (21&62:160:109) may be taken without enrolling in 21&62:160:101. See http://genchem.rutgers.edufor more information. Lab. 3 hrs. For laboratory science requirement.
21&62:160:113-114General Chemistry Laboratory (1,1) General chemistry laboratory for science majors. Emphasis on some of the principles of quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis. See http://genchem.rutgers.edufor more information. It is recommended that the labs be taken concurrentlywith the lecture course (115-116). Lab. 4 hrs. Pre- or corequisites: 21&62:160:115-116.
21&62:160:115-116General Chemistry (4,4) Introduction to the fundamental principles of chemistry. Lec. 4 hrs., rec. 1 hr. Prerequisite: One year of high school chemistry, and 21&62:640:113 for 115, and 21&62:640:114 for 116.
21&62:160:207Structure and Bonding (3) Introduction to mathematical topics necessary for understanding physical chemistry. Additional topics include atomic structure, symmetry and group theory, and an introduction to molecular orbital theory. Prerequisite: 21&62:160:116 and 21&62:640:135.
21&62:160:227Experimental Analytical Chemistry (3) A course for students requiring additional training in analytical techniques; analyze unknowns chosen to illustrate basic techniques and some newer instrumental methods. Lec. 1 hr., lab. 6 hrs. Prerequisites: 21&62:160: 113-114, 115-116.
21&62:160:331Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2) Introduction to the techniques and the safety precautions of practical organic chemistry; the synthesis, isolation, purification, and behavior of compounds representing important classes. Lab. 4 hrs., lec. 1 hr. Prerequisites: 21&62:160:113-114, 115-116, 335. Pre- or corequisite: 21&62:160:336.
21&62:160:335-336Organic Chemistry (4,4) Study of carbon compounds with emphasis on the principal classes of aliphatic and aromatic compounds; molecules and systems of biological interest. Prerequisites: 21&62:160:115-116.
21&62:160:340Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences (3) Introduction to physical chemical concepts as applied to life sciences; thermodynamics, kinetics, solutions of electrolytes, and electrochemistry. Prerequisites: 21&62:160:115-116 and 21&62:640:135.
21&62:160:345,346Physical Chemistry (3,3) The gaseous, liquid, and solid states: phase equilibria, properties of solution, fugacity and activity, free energy changes of chemical reactions, and surface and colloid chemistry; atomic and molecular structure, crystal chemistry, the chemical bond, chemical kinetics, and statistical thermodynamics. Prerequisites: 21&62:160:116, 207; 21&62:640:136; and 21&62:750:203-204 or 213-214.
21&62:160:350Writing and Presentation of Chemistry (3) Seminar and writing intensive course required of all majors in their junior or senior year. Prerequisites: 21&62:160:336, 21&62:350:102.
21&62:160:413Inorganic Chemistry (3) Transition metal chemistry, descriptive chemistry of the main group elements, and some special topics, including NMR spectroscopy. Prerequisites: 21&62:160:207, 345,346.
21&62:160:427Physical Chemistry Laboratory (4) An integrated physical chemistry laboratory course, including the synthesis of inorganic compounds with emphasis on instrumental methods of analysis. Course content parallels that of the lecture courses 21&62:160:345,346 and 413. Lec. 1 hr., lab. 8 hrs. Prerequisites: 21&62:160:345,346, 21&62:350:101-102, and senior standing or permission of instructor.
21&62:160:448Synthesis and Characterization (4) Advanced, firsthand experience with organic and inorganic reactions and syntheses on varying scales. Synthesize, isolate, and purify organic and organometallic materials and characterize them using chromatographic and spectroscopic methods. Prerequisites: A grade of Cor better in 21&62:160:207, 227, 331, 335-336, 413, and 21&62:350:101-102.
21&62:160:451,452Chemical Research (BA,BA) Open to qualified students with permission of instructor. Hours to be arranged.
21&62:160:453Seminar (1) Seminar in chemistry required of all majors in their senior year. Invited speakers present seminars and each student is required to address the group at least once during the year. Hours to be arranged.
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