Catalog Review

For Course Qualities In Effect For 2013-14

Process Date: 24-APR-2014

CHEM - Chemistry

104 LIFE SCIENCES BY NUMBERS Active
  Long Title: Life Sciences by Numbers  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Guided individual and small-group study of selected topics in chemistry, biology, and the biomedical sciences through solving numerical problems embedded within “word stories” drawn very broadly from biological contexts, enabling students with good verbal skills to strengthen their competence and confidence in mathematical, logical, and critical thinking. No formal laboratory.

108 THE CHEMISTRY OF ART Active
  Long Title: The Chemistry of Art  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: A study of the chemistry underlying topics of interest to artists and art historians. Topics may include: papermaking; pigments, dyes, and binders; photography; glass and ceramics; metals; and printmaking. The course is designed for all students. Combined lecture and laboratory.

109 WEIRD SCIENCE Active
  Long Title: Weird Science  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 05 - Lab/Studio Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: A study of the chemistry underlying famous curious chemical phenomena such as Fitzroy's Storm Glass, glowing slime, sparklers, and the Mentos effect. Two three-hour laboratory sessions per week. The course is designed for all students, and satisfies the college's laboratory science general education requirement. Students should consult instructor if their background in high school chemistry is weak.

115 PRIN OF CHEM:STRUCT & REACTIV Active
  Long Title: Principles of Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 22 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Placement examination
Description: Introduction to the basic principles of chemistry, emphasizing structures of chemical species (atoms, ions, and molecules), stoichiometry, the relationships between structure and reactivity, basic chemical models (gas laws, e. g.) and laboratory skills. This course will serve primarily to prepare students who have not had any previous (high school) coursework in chemistry for CHEM 116. Three lectures and one laboratory session each week. Students with high school chemistry should normally take 116 instead of this course. See the chemistry department's web page for placement examination information.

116 PRIN OF CHEM:ENERG & DYNAMICS Active
  Long Title: Principles of Chemistry: Energetics and Dynamics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 22 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 115 or placement examination
Description: Introduction to the study of chemistry, for students who have taken high school chemistry or CHEM 115, emphasizing stuctural and quantitative models of chemical behavior. Topics include bonding, thermochemistry, equilibrium, kinetics, and related applications. Three lectures and one laboratory per week. Enrollment is determined by placement examination for students who have not completed CHEM 115. See the chemistry department's web page for placement examination information.

191 DIRECTED STUDY IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

195 INTERNSHIP IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Internship in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; Counter Registration Required
Description: An opportunity to connect work experiences in industry, government, or the non-profit sector to the academic program in chemistry. Internships, either summer activities or full- or part-time work experiences during the academic year, are arranged by students in consultation with a Lawrence instructor. In each case, the academic credit (and grading) is based on related readings, discussion with the instructor, and a summary report, plus a presentation on campus, usually in the chemistry seminar series. Advance consultation and application is required, normally by the fifth week of the previous term.

210 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Analytical Chemistry  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CHEM 210 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 116, placement exam, or consent of instructor
Description: A course in the quantitative and qualitative description of chemical equilibria in solution (acid-base, complexation, redox, solubility) using classical, separation, electrochemical, and spectrochemical methods of analysis. This course covers methods of quantification, statistics, and data analysis as applied in modern chemistry. Opportunities for individually designed projects. Three lectures and one laboratory per week.

212 ATMOSPHER & ENVIRONMENTAL CHEM Active
  Long Title: Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CHEM 212 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 116
Description: This course focuses on the fundamental chemical processes that control Earth's atmosphere, ocean, soil, and climate. The course emphasizes the mechanisms that regulate the flow of energy in different ecosystems, the environmental role of particulate matter and solar radiation, chemistry-climate relationships, and the anthropogenic impact on the environment.

225 NANOSCIENCE & NANOTECHNOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: At least one introductory course sequence in either chemistry (115, 116) or physics (150, 160 or 120, 130)
Description: This course provides an introduction to the novelty, challenge, and excitement of nanoscale science and technology. Emphasis on the physical and chemical properties and phenomena at the nanoscale and their influence in chemistry, biochemistry, and environmental chemistry. Opportunities for individually designed projects. No formal laboratory.

247 THE ELEMENTS OF LIFE Active
  Long Title: The Elements of Life  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CHEM 247 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 18 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus:
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 116 or 119 or consent of instructor
Description: A seminar that introduces the biological chemistry of some 20 elements, mostly “inorganic,” that living systems incorporate and require, touching upon the topics of uptake, selectivity, compartmentalization, control, energetics, catalysis, structure, and toxicity. Students will draw from the text to elucidate in class the biological roles of individual elements. No laboratory.

250 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I Active
  Long Title: Organic Chemistry I  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 116 or 119 or consent of instructor
Description: A study of the relationship between structure and function in organic compounds. Basic topics such as molecular orbital theory, conformational equilibria, stereochemistry, and nucleophilic substitution are covered. Students also learn to use instrumental analysis (NMR, IR, GC-MS) to identify and characterize compounds. One four-hour laboratory per week.

252 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II Active
  Long Title: Organic Chemistry II  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 250
Description: A study of organic reactions and their mechanisms. The focus of the class is synthesis, both in the concrete sense of building molecules and in the abstract sense of pulling together disparate concepts to solve problems. Case studies from the polymer and pharmaceutical industries underline the relevance of the discipline to everyday life. One four-hour laboratory per week.

270 BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Biophysical Chemistry  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 116, MATH 140 (or MATH 120 and MATH 130), and PHYS 130 or PHYS 160
Description: A study of the physical processes involved in living systems including thermodynamics and equilibria, kinetics and transport phenomena, and applications of quantum chemistry and spectroscopy.

320 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Inorganic Chemistry  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 116 or 119 or consent of instructor
Description: A survey of structures, properties, reactivities, and interrelationships of chemical elements and their compounds. Topics include unifying principles and concepts that enable the interpretation of experimental data associated with materials. Emphasis on multidisciplinary aspects of inorganic chemistry. Lectures and weekly laboratory. Laboratory projects involve synthesis and studies of compounds using a variety of experimental methods.

340 BIOCHEMISTRY I Active
  Long Title: Biochemistry I  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CHEM 340 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 14 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 250 or concurrent enrollment, or consent of instructor
Description: An introduction to the study of biological processes at the molecular level with emphases on protein struction and function, enzyme mechanism and kinetics, fundamentals of physical biochemistry, and the chemistry of biological molecules, including carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.

370 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I Active
  Long Title: Physical Chemistry I  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: MATH 150, PHYS 150, CHEM 116; or consent of instructor
Description: Develops and explores theoretical descriptions of chemical systems: physical states, the laws of thermodynamics as applied to chemical and physical equilibria, chemical reaction kinetics, and catalysis. No laboratory.

380 SEM:PERSPECTIVES ON CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Seminar: Perspectives on Chemistry  
Units: 1 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; offered annually in the Fall Term
Description: A series of presentations by visiting chemists and Lawrence students, faculty, and staff, featuring current issues in chemistry, important applications of chemistry, and professional development topics appropriate to chemistry majors or minors. Approximately one meeting per week. Two or more short “reaction papers” (a short seminar critique or summary) required of each student. Offered annually in the Fall Term. May be repeated for credit.

390 TUTORIAL IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Advanced reading and/or laboratory work in chemistry on topics not covered in regular offerings. Available to both majors and non-majors.

391 DIRECTED STUDY IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

395 INTERNSHIP IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Internship in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; Counter Registration Required
Description: An opportunity to connect work experiences in industry, government, or the non-profit sector to the academic program in chemistry. Internships, either summer activities or full- or part-time work experiences during the academic year, are arranged by students in consultation with a Lawrence instructor. In each case, the academic credit (and grading) is based on related readings, discussion with the instructor, and a summary report, plus a presentation on campus, usually in the chemistry seminar series. Advance consultation and application is required, normally by the fifth week of the previous term.

399 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Original experimental or theoretical research in cooperation with a faculty member. Seniors considering an honors project should register for this course for one or more terms. Available to both majors and non-majors.

400 ADVANCED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Advanced Topics in Chemistr  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Junior standing with at least one chemistry course beyond general chemistry, or instructor approval.
Description: An examination of a particular, cross-disciplinary topic in chemistry.

Topic for Spring Term 2011:The Energy Conondrum An advanced course in inorganic chemistry focusing on emerging energy technologies. Topics may include solar, wind, geothermal, and nuclear energies, fuel cell technology, and biofuels, among others. Classroom experiences may include biodiesel synthesis, construction of fuel cells and dye-sensitized solar cells, and catalytic water splitting.


410 INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS Active
  Long Title: Instrumental Analysis  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 210 or consent of instructor
Description: An advanced course in instrumental methods of quantification and identification in modern chemistry. Emphasis on instrument design, operating principles, interpretation of instrumental data, and discrimination between techniques. Discussion of spectroscopic, chromatographic, and electrochemical techniques and their application in fundamental and applied research. Three lectures and one laboratory per week.

420 ADVANCED INORGANIC CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 250, CHEM 320, and CHEM 370; or consent of instructor
Description: A continuation of inorganic chemistry addressing cross-disciplinary topics such as organometallic chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, nanosciences, inorganic spectroscopy, and main group chemistry, with examples drawn from the primary literature. The course is especially recommended for majors who plan to continue studies in graduate or professional school.

425 ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Structure and Reactivity in Organometallic Chemistry  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 252 and CHEM 320 or consent of instructor
Description: Compounds with metal-carbon bonds are important throughout organic, inorganic, biological and polymer chemistry. In this class, we will explore the structure and reactivity of both main-group and transition-metal organometallic compounds, and the bonding properties which give these compounds their activities.

440 BIOCHEMISTRY II Active
  Long Title: Biochemistry II  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CHEM 440 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 12 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 340 or consent of instructor
Description: A continuation of Biochemistry I. A study of biological processes at the molecular level with an emphasis on metabolic pathways, recent advances in biochemical medicine, and biochemical aspects of gene replication, protein synthesis, molecular motors, and sensing. The course is divided between lecture and discussion and will rely heavily on current biochemical literature.

445 BIOCHEMISTRY OF VIRUSES Active
  Long Title: Biochemistry of Viruses  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 340 or BIOL 354
Description: The advanced biochemical, molecular, epidemiological and biotechnological aspects of animal, bacterial and plant viruses will be covered in this course. Specific areas of virology will be covered, including viral structure and assembly, viral replication, viral recombination and evolution, virus-host interactions, viral transformations, antiviral drugs, and vaccines. Selected virus families are discussed individually with respect to classification, genomic structure, virion structure, virus cycle, pathogenesis, epidemiology and immunity.

450 TOPICS ADV ORGANIC CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Topics in Advanced Organic Chemistry  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 252 or consent of instructor
Description: A study of modern topics in organic chemistry, emphasizing current literature. Topics may vary from year to year, but the class typically covers organic synthesis in depth. Students will often use the literature and their own expanding understanding of chemical reactivity to design synthetic routes to complex drugs and natural products. No formal laboratory; lab exercises may occasionally substitute for lectures.

470 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II Active
  Long Title: Physical Chemistry II  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: MATH 150 and CHEM 370; or consent of instructor
Description: Develops and explores theoretical methods and models for the quantum description of atoms and molecules as chemical systems; statistical methods that link the macroscopic and molecular levels of these descriptions are also explored, along with the treatment of deviations from equilibrium. No laboratory.

475 SPECTROSCOPY Active
  Long Title: Spectroscopy  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 370 or CHEM 470; or consent of instructor
Description: A study of the theory and practice of spectroscopy. Theoretical topics may include energy quantization, selection rules, and group theory. Experimental topics may include infrared, Raman, ultraviolet/visible, electron spin resonance, or nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopies and their applications. Two lectures and two laboratories per week.

476 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY Active
  Long Title: Physical Chemistry Laboratory  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: MATH 150 and CHEM 370 (CHEM 470 preferred), or consent of instructor
Description: Students will use the laboratory setting to connect quantitative models with observed chemical phenomena using physical chemistry concepts. Lectures will guide students in analyzing their data, and developing the tools needed to communicate their results via research articles and presentations. Experimental topics include thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, quantum mechanics, and spectroscopy.

480 SEM:CHEMICAL LITERATURE Active
  Long Title: Seminar: Chemical Literature  
Units: 2 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Junior standing, or consent of instructor
Description: A seminar course intended primarily for junior majors and minors in chemistry. Students learn the character and organization of the chemical literature and become familiar with search strategies, as each selects a topic and, guided by the instructor, conducts a literature search for key papers on that topic, contructs an annotated bibliography, reads several of the most important of the papers, and prepares an end-of-term presentation highlighting key research findings related to their chosen topic.

570 TOPICS ADVANCED PHYSICAL CHEM Active
  Long Title:  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: MATH 150 and CHEM 370 (CHEM 470 preferred), or consent of instructor
Description: A study of advanced physical chemistry topics that are not covered in CHEM 370, 470, and 476. Course will emphasize the physical theories that govern chemical phenomena. Topics may include spectroscopy, electrochemistry, computational chemistry, and polymer/materials chemistry. No formal laboratory, but lab exercises will occasionally substitute lectures. May be repeated for credit when topic is different.

590 TUTORIAL IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Advanced reading and/or laboratory work in chemistry on topics not covered in regular offerings. Available to both majors and non-majors.

591 DIRECTED STUDY IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

595 INTERNSHIP IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Internship in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; Counter Registration Required
Description: An opportunity to connect work experiences in industry, government, or the non-profit sector to the academic program in chemistry. Internships, either summer activities or full- or part-time work experiences during the academic year, are arranged by students in consultation with a Lawrence instructor. In each case, the academic credit (and grading) is based on related readings, discussion with the instructor, and a summary report, plus a presentation on campus, usually in the chemistry seminar series. Advance consultation and application is required, normally by the fifth week of the previous term.

599 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Original experimental or theoretical research in cooperation with a faculty member. Seniors considering an honors project should register for this course for one or more terms. Available to both majors and non-majors.

680 SEM:SENIOR SEMINAR Active
  Long Title: Seminar: Senior Seminar  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites:
Description: A seminar course for senior majors, culminating in an individual seminar presentation by each student.

690 TUTORIAL IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Advanced reading and/or laboratory work in chemistry on topics not covered in regular offerings. Available to both majors and non-majors.

691 DIRECTED STUDY IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

695 INTERNSHIP IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Internship in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; Counter Registration Required
Description: An opportunity to connect work experiences in industry, government, or the non-profit sector to the academic program in chemistry. Internships, either summer activities or full- or part-time work experiences during the academic year, are arranged by students in consultation with a Lawrence instructor. In each case, the academic credit (and grading) is based on related readings, discussion with the instructor, and a summary report, plus a presentation on campus, usually in the chemistry seminar series. Advance consultation and application is required, normally by the fifth week of the previous term.

699 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CHEMISTRY Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Chemistry  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S006 - Chemistry Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Original experimental or theoretical research in cooperation with a faculty member. Seniors considering an honors project should register for this course for one or more terms. Available to both majors and non-majors.