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
  • 201 - Introductory Organic Chemistry I
  • 202 - Introductory Organic Chemistry II
  • 215 - Chemical Equilibrium

Courses offered once a year, typically in the fall:

  • 110 - Introduction to Chemistry
    (for ongoing chemistry students needing preparation for CHE 115)
  • 351 - Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics
  • 371 - Analytical Chemistry
  • 401 - Inorganic Chemistry

Courses offered once a year, typically in the spring:

  • 352 - Physical Chemistry: Kinetics and Quantum Mechanics
  • 361 - Biological Chemistry
  • 391 - Advanced Experimental Techniques

100-level Courses (for non-science majors) - at least one offered each year:

  • 105 - Chemistry and Society
  • 106 - Chemistry of Art and Artifacts
  • 107 - Chemistry of the Environment

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

  • 302 - Energy
  • 304 - Topics in Environmental and Green Chemistry
  • 306 - Biophysical Chemistry
  • 309 - Medicinal Chemistry
  • 310 - Immunology and Immunopharmacology

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

  • 410 - Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • 420 - Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • 450 - Advanced Seminar in Biochemistry