Course Planning

While the Chemistry Department is not able to foresee every course that will be offered in upcoming academic years, we can provide an idea for those thinking ahead through the list of usual courses and their frequencies below.

Courses offered every fall and spring semester:

  • 115 Principles of Chemistry
  • 230 Introdcution to Biological Chemistry
  • 250 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
  • 350 Experimental Organic Chemistry

Courses offered once a year:

  • 110 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • 220 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry
  • 240 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
  • 260 Introduction to Physical Chemistry
  • 330 ExperimentalBiological Chemistry
  • 360 Experimental Physical Chemistry

100-level Courses (lab courses for non-science majors) - one offered at least every 2 years:

  • 105 Chemistry and Society
  • 106 Chemistry of Art and Artifacts

300-level non-lab Courses - three typically offered every two years:

  • 321/331/341/351/361 - Topics of professor's choosing in analytical/biological/inorganic/organic/physical chemistry
  • 371 Energy
  • 372 Environmental Chemistry
  • 373 Forensic Chemistry
  • 374 Medicinal Chemistry
  • 375 Immunology and Immunopharmacology

400-level non-lab Courses - at least one offered each year:

  • 420 Seminar in Analytical Chemistry
  • 430 Seminar in Biological Chemistry
  • 440 Seminar in Inorganic Chemistry
  • 450 Seminar in Organic Chemistry
  • 460 Seminar in Physical Chemistry