Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 101  - Fundamental Chemistry I  (4 Credits)  

A science elective surveying inorganic and solution chemistry. First of a terminal two-semester sequence. Three lecture, one recitation, and two laboratory hours per week.

Carolina Core: SCI

CHEM 102  - Fundamental Chemistry II  (4 Credits)  

An introductory survey of organic and biochemistry. Three lecture, one recitation, and two laboratory hours per week.

Prerequisites: 1 year high-school chemistry, CHEM 101, CHEM 111, or equivalent.

Carolina Core: SCI

CHEM 105  - Chemistry and Modern Society I  (4 Credits)  

A conceptual and qualitative approach to chemistry, its evolution, achievements, and goals and its impact on technology, the environment, and modern life and thought. (Specifically designed for non-science majors.) Three lecture and three laboratory hours per week.

Carolina Core: SCI

CHEM 107  - Forensic Chemistry  (4 Credits)  

Surveys chemical aspects of criminal investigation and adjudication including drug, arson, DNA, paint, and fiber identification. Three lecture and three laboratory hours per week.

Carolina Core: SCI

CHEM 111  - General Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

Survey of the principles that underlie all chemistry with applications illustrating these principles. Three lecture and one recitation hours per week.

Prerequisites: C or higher in MATH 111, MATH 115, MATH 122, MATH 141 or higher math (or by placement score into MATH 122, MATH 141 or higher math).
Corequisite: CHEM 111L (unless grade of C or higher in CHEM 111L earned previously).

Carolina Core: SCI

CHEM 111L  - General Chemistry I Lab  (1 Credit)  

Introduction to the principles and techniques of experimental chemistry with emphasis on formula investigations, equations, elementary statistics, and chemical reactivity.

Prerequisites: MATH 111 or MATH 115 or higher.
Prerequisite or Corequisite: CHEM 111.

Carolina Core: SCI

CHEM 112  - General Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

Continuation of CHEM 111. Special emphasis on chemical equilibrium. Three lecture and one recitation hours per week.

Prerequisites: C or higher in CHEM 111 and C or higher in MATH 111, MATH 115, MATH 122, MATH 141 or higher math.
Corequisite: CHEM 112L.
CHEM 112L  - General Chemistry II Lab  (1 Credit)  

Continuation of CHEM 111L with emphasis on solution properties, kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, and qualitative analysis.

Prerequisites: C or higher in CHEM 111 and CHEM 111L or CHEM 141.
Prerequisite or Corequisite: CHEM 112.
CHEM 331L  - Essentials of Organic Chemistry Laboratory I  (1 Credit)  

Laboratory safety, syntheses, separation, and purification of carbon compounds. For non-majors.

Corequisite: CHEM 333 (unless grade of C or higher in CHEM 333 earned previously).
CHEM 332L  - Essentials of Organic Chemistry Laboratory II  (1 Credit)  

Continuation of CHEM 331L. Spectroscopic identification of carbon compounds. For non-majors. Three lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: C or higher in CHEM 331L.
Corequisite: CHEM 334 (unless grade of C or higher in CHEM 334 earned previously).
CHEM 333  - Organic Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

Contemporary theories, nomenclature, reactions, mechanisms, and syntheses of carbon compounds. Three lecture and one recitation hours per week.

Prerequisites: C or higher in CHEM 112 or in CHEM 142.
CHEM 333L  - Comprehensive Organic Chemistry Laboratory I  (2 Credits)  

Laboratory safety, synthesis, separation, and purification of carbon compounds. Required for chemistry majors. Six laboratory hours per week.

Corequisite: CHEM 333 (unless grade of C or higher in CHEM 333 earned previously).
CHEM 334  - Organic Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

Continuation of CHEM 333. Three lecture and one recitation hours per week.

Prerequisites: C or higher in CHEM 333.