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Course ID:CHEM 1060-1060L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Physical Science for Teachers
Course
Description:
Physical science for education majors planning to teach science at the middle school level. Limited to candidates for B.S. in Education degrees.
Athena Title:PHYS SCI TEACHERS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 1110L. 1 hour. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Elementary Chemistry Laboratory
Course
Description:
Laboratory experiments performed to illustrate the reactions, principles, and techniques presented in Elementary Chemistry.
Athena Title:ELEM CHEM LAB
Corequisite:CHEM 1110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 1110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Chemistry
Course
Description:
A one-semester, non-mathematical study of chemical principles with an emphasis on environmental issues.
Athena Title:ELEM CHEMISTRY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHEM 1211, CHEM 1312H, CHEM 1412 or CHEM 1311H or CHEM 1411 or CHEM 1212
Corequisite:CHEM 1110L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 1210. 4 hours.
Course Title:Basics of Chemistry
Course
Description:
A broad and general examination of chemical principles involving matter, chemical and physical properties, stoichiometry, structure, bonding, and reactivity.
Athena Title:Basics of Chemistry
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHEM 1210E or CHEM 1211, CHEM 1212, CHEM 1311H, CHEM 1312H, CHEM 1411, CHEM 1412
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 1113 or MATH 1113E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 1210E. 4 hours.
Course Title:Basics of Chemistry
Course
Description:
A broad and general examination of chemical principles involving matter, chemical and physical properties, stoichiometry, structure, bonding, and reactivity.
Athena Title:BASICS CHEM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHEM 1210 or CHEM 1211, CHEM 1212, CHEM 1311H, CHEM 1312H, CHEM 1411, CHEM 1412 or HEM 1411 or HEM 1412
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 1113
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HONS(BIOL)(CHEM)(GEOL)(PHYS) 2070H. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Science
Course
Description:
Concepts of physics, chemistry, geology, and biology in an integrated fashion. The evolution of the universe from the primordial state to the present time, and considers human interaction with the environment.
Athena Title:HONORS SCIENCE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHYS 1010 or CHEM 1110
Nontraditional Format:Occasional weekend field trips required.
Prerequisite:(ENGL 1101 or MATH 1101) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HONS(BIOL)(CHEM)(GEOL)(PHYS) 2080H. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Science
Course
Description:
Concepts of physics, chemistry, geology, and biology in an integrated fashion. The evolution of the universe from the primordial state to the present time, and considers human interaction with the environment.
Athena Title:Honors Science
Nontraditional Format:Weekend field trips required.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 2100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Organic Chemistry
Course
Description:
A brief one-semester introduction to organic chemistry, covering elementary aspects of nomenclature, structures, and common reactions of organic compounds.
Athena Title:ELEM ORGANIC CHEM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHEM 2211, CHEM 2312H, CHEM 2412 or CHEM 2311H or CHEM 2411 or CHEM 2212
Prerequisite:CHEM 1110 or CHEM 1211 or CHEM 1311H or CHEM 1411
Corequisite:CHEM 2100L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 2100L. 1 hour. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Course
Description:
Students will perform experiments to illustrate the reactions, principles, and techniques presented in Elementary Organic Chemistry.
Athena Title:ELEM ORG CHEM LAB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHEM 2211L, CHEM 2312L, CHEM 2412L or CHEM 2311L or CHEM 2411L or CHEM 2212L
Corequisite:CHEM 2100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 2300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Quantitative Analytical Chemistry
Course
Description:
Quantitative analysis using statistical evaluation of data, gravimetric, volumetric, and selected instrumental methods, including spectrophotometry and separations.
Athena Title:QUANT ANALYT CHEM
Prerequisite:CHEM 1212 or CHEM 1312H or CHEM 1412
Corequisite:CHEM 2300L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 2300L. 1 hour. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Quantitative Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
Course
Description:
Selected quantitative analytical chemical topics, including gravimetric and volumetric methods, potentiometry, spectrophotometry, and separations.
Athena Title:Quantitat Analytical Chem Lab
Corequisite:CHEM 2300
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 2600. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 4 hours credit.
Course Title:Introduction to Research I
Course
Description:
Students will pursue directed research with a chosen faculty member, and will prepare a written report of their research progress for credit.
Athena Title:INTRO TO RESEARCH I
Nontraditional Format:Students are expected to spend four hours per week in the research laboratory for each hour of credit.
Prerequisite:(CHEM 1212 or CHEM 1312H or CHEM 1412) and (CHEM 1212L or CHEM 1312L or CHEM 1412L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 3110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry
Course
Description:
A one-semester course which covers the basic concepts and techniques of physical chemistry. This course is designed for non-professional chemistry majors.
Athena Title:FUND PHYS CHEM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CHEM 3211
Prerequisite:CHEM 2300 and (PHYS 1111-1111L or PHYS 1211-1211L) and MATH 2250
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2260
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 3300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Instrumental Methods of Analysis
Course
Description:
Advanced topics in analytical chemistry. Fundamental principles of quantitative instrumental methods of analysis, including elementary aspects of instrumentation and signal processing; absorption, emission and scattering methods of optical spectrometry; mass spectrometry; electrochemistry; and separations.
Athena Title:MOD INSTR ANALYSIS
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 or CHEM 2311H or CHEM 2411) and (CHEM 2211L or CHEM 2311L or CHEM 2411L) and CHEM 2300 and CHEM 2300L
Pre or Corequisite:(CHEM 2212 or CHEM 2312H or CHEM 2412) and (CHEM 2212L or CHEM 2312L or CHEM 2412L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 3400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Inorganic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Modern inorganic chemistry, including structure and bonding in solids, advanced concepts in periodicity, descriptive inorganic, organometallic, and bioinorganic chemistry.
Athena Title:MOD INORGANIC CHEM
Prerequisite:[(CHEM 2212 and CHEM 2212L) or (CHEM 2312H and CHEM 2312L) or (CHEM 2412 and CHEM 2412L)] and (CHEM 2300 and CHEM 2300L) and (CHEM 3211 or CHEM 3110)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 3600. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Introduction to Research II
Course
Description:
Students will pursue directed research with a chosen faculty member, and will prepare a written report of their research progress for credit.
Athena Title:Introduction to Research II
Nontraditional Format:Students will spend four hours per week in the research laboratory for each hour of credit.
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L) or (CHEM 2311H and CHEM 2311L) or (CHEM 2411 and CHEM 2411L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 3700. 2 hours. Repeatable for maximum 4 hours credit. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Peer Learning Assistants in Chemistry
Course
Description:
Students will serve as Peer Learning Assistants (PLAs) in a General Chemistry laboratory course. Working alongside the graduate laboratory assistant in charge of the laboratory section, PLAs will serve as resources to help students answer questions about experimental design and measurement, and ensure that students follow safe laboratory practices.
Athena Title:Peer Lab Assistant
Prerequisite:(CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L) or (CHEM 1312H and CHEM 1312L) or (CHEM 1412 and CHEM 1412L)
Pre or Corequisite:FCID 3100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4000L. 15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 30 hours credit.
Course Title:Chemistry Internship
Course
Description:
Students work off-campus, usually at industrial or government laboratories, to obtain practical experience with chemical techniques, skills, and tools, applying them to real-world problems. This is meant to be a full-time experience, lasting one semester.
Athena Title:CHEM INTERNSHIP
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4000/6000. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Chemistry Research Group Meeting
Course
Description:
Weekly meetings with professors and their graduate and undergraduate students participating in laboratory research. The format is mixed lecture, discussion, and presentations by the students. The emphasis is on chemical theory related to the research, previous literature in the area, evaluation, and discussion of data and ideas for future experiments.
Athena Title:RES GRP MTG
Corequisite:CHEM 2600 or CHEM 3600 or CHEM 4600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4100. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Organic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Advanced concepts in organic chemistry will be presented, the detailed content varying from year to year.
Athena Title:SPEC TOP ORG CHEM
Prerequisite:[(CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L) or (CHEM 2311H and CHEM 2311L) or (CHEM 2411 and CHEM 2411L)] and (CHEM 2300 and CHEM 2300L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 4110/6110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Physical Biochemistry
Course
Description:
The principles of physical chemistry applied to biological molecules and systems, including current approaches in structural biology.
Athena Title:Physical Biochemistry
Pre or Corequisite:(BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4010/6010) and (PHYS 1112-1112L or PHYS 1212-1212L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action
Course
Description:
The rational basis for drug design, discovery, and development, as well as the chemical and physical basis for drug action will be discussed. Topics will include structure-activity relationships, organic synthesis, organic mechanisms, mechanisms of action, metabolism, toxicity, computer-assisted drug design, case studies, history, and other fundamental topics.
Athena Title:CHEM DRUG DSN
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2212 or CHEM 2312H or CHEM 2412) and BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB) 4190/6190. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to NMR Spectroscopy
Course
Description:
Principles and instrumental aspects of NMR spectroscopy, including pulsed Fourier transform techniques, proton and carbon-13 techniques used in the analysis of organic compounds, polypeptides and other small molecules. Students also learn to operate NMR spectrometers in the Chemistry Department.
Athena Title:INTRODUCTORY NMR
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2212) or (CHEM 2311H or CHEM 2312H) or (CHEM 2411 and CHEM 2412)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4200. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Physical Chemistry
Course
Description:
Advanced concepts in physical chemistry will be presented, the detailed content varying from year to year.
Athena Title:SPEC TOP PHYS CHEM
Prerequisite:[(CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L) or (CHEM 2311H and CHEM 2311L) or (CHEM 2411 and CHEM 2411L)] and (CHEM 2300 and CHEM 2300L) and (CHEM 3110 or CHEM 3211)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4300. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Analytical Chemistry
Course
Description:
Advanced concepts in analytical chemistry will be presented, the detailed content varying from year to year.
Athena Title:Special Topics Analytical Chem
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L) or (CHEM 2311H and CHEM 2311L) or (CHEM 2411 and CHEM 2411L) and CHEM 3300
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4330. 3 hours.
Course Title:Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Course
Description:
Introduction to the rapidly growing area of nanoscience, the study and manipulation of matter on an atomic and molecular level. Will cover the formation (e.g., molecular self-assembly, photolithographic patterning, electrochemistry), and characterization of nanomaterials (e.g., UV-vis-near IR spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, scanning tunneling microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, and scanning electron microscopy).
Athena Title:NANOSCIENCE
Prerequisite:CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L and CHEM 2300
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4400. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Advanced concepts in inorganic chemistry will be presented, the detailed content varying from year to year.
Athena Title:SPEC TOP INORG CHEM
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L) or (CHEM 2311H and CHEM 2311L) or (CHEM 2411 and CHEM 2411L) and (CHEM 2300 and CHEM 2300L)
Pre or Corequisite:CHEM 3400
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Scientific Information Acquisition and Dissemination
Course
Description:
Modern information technology and its uses in accessing the chemical scientific literature. Computer- and web-based databases and search engines will be demonstrated. Students will receive hands-on training in presentation skills. The final project involves a written report, oral presentation, and web-page development.
Athena Title:SCI INFO ACQ DISSEM
Nontraditional Format:Some lectures, demonstrations, and tutorials will be given in a master classroom with student access to workstations.
Prerequisite:CHEM 2212 and CHEM 2300
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4600. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Independent Research
Course
Description:
Students will pursue directed research with a chosen faculty member, and will prepare a written report of their research progress for credit.
Athena Title:Independent Research
Nontraditional Format:Students will spend from two to four hours in the research laboratory for each hour of credit.
Prerequisite:CHEM 2212 or CHEM 2312H or CHEM 2412 or CHEM 2212L or CHEM 2312L or CHEM 2412L or CHEM 2300 or CHEM 2300L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4960H. 3 hours. 9 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
This course affords Honors students of senior division standing the opportunity to engage in individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY H
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2211 or CHEM 2311H or CHEM 2411 or CHEM 2211L or CHEM 2312L or CHEM 2411L) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4970H. 3 hours. 9 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
This course affords Honors students of senior division standing the opportunity to engage in individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY HON
Prerequisite:CHEM 4960H and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4980H. 3 hours. 9 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
This course affords Honors students of senior division standing the opportunity to engage in individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY HON
Prerequisite:CHEM 4970H and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 4990H. 3 hours. 9 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
This course provides the opportunity for an Honors student to undertake individual research in the field of his/her major or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Prerequisite:CHEM 4960H and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Modern theories of bonding, structure, reaction mechanisms, and synthetic methods in inorganic, organometallic, and bioinorganic chemistry.
Athena Title:INTERMED INORG CHEM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 7000. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 240 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Master's Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CHEM 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CHEM 7300. 1-10 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CHEM 7500L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Basics of Scientific Glass Blowing
Course
Description:
The fundamentals of scientific glass-blowing. Students will work 'hands-on' developing skills and techniques useful in constructing many glass laboratory items. Bending, sealing, blowing, and cutting Pyrex glass will be covered. Students will also be introduced to different types of glass, availability of materials, and safe handling and repair of glassware.
Athena Title:GLASS BLOWING
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 8040. 4 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Physical Biochemistry
Course
Description:
Principles in physical chemistry and biophysics to biological macromolecules, including structural biology, hydrodynamics, electronic and magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and crystallography.
Athena Title:ADV PHYS BIOC
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8100. 1 hour.
Course Title:Introductory Graduate Seminar
Course
Description:
Seminar course for first-semester chemistry graduate students. Introduction to the Department of Chemistry seminar program. Overview of current research areas in the Chemistry Department.
Athena Title:INTRO GRAD SEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 8110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Protein Structure-Function Relationships
Course
Description:
The relationship of protein structure to biological function, including protein folding, conformation, stability, and enzyme mechanisms.
Athena Title:PROTEIN STR/FUNC
Prerequisite:BCMB 8010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8120. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 10 hours credit.
Course Title:Inorganic Chemistry Graduate Seminar
Course
Description:
Current topics in inorganic or bioinorganic chemistry. Training in oral and visual presentation of inorganic and bioinorganic chemical research.
Athena Title:INORG GRAD SEMINAR
Nontraditional Format:Grading system of A/S is required. Normally S/U grades are given for attendance and participation in discussion. A/F grades are given when a student makes a presentation.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A/S (A-F or S/U)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8130. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 10 hours credit.
Course Title:Organic Chemistry Graduate Seminar
Course
Description:
Current topics in organic chemistry. Presentations are given by visiting scientists, UGA faculty and students. Training is given in oral and visual presentations of organic chemistry research.
Athena Title:ORG GRAD SEMINAR
Nontraditional Format:Grading system of A/S is required. Normally S/U grades are given for attendance and participation in discussion. A/F grades are given when a student makes a presentation.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A/S (A-F or S/U)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8140. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 10 hours credit.
Course Title:Physical Chemistry Graduate Seminar
Course
Description:
Current topics in physical chemistry and chemical physics. Presentations will be given by visiting speakers, by UGA chemistry faculty, and by students. Training will be provided in oral and visual presentations of physical chemistry research.
Athena Title:PHYS GRAD SEMINAR
Nontraditional Format:Grading system of A/S is required. Normally S/U grades are given for attendance and participation in discussion. A/F grades are given when a student makes a presentation.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A/S (A-F or S/U)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8150. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 10 hours credit.
Course Title:Analytical Chemistry Graduate Seminar
Course
Description:
Current topics in analytical chemistry. Presentations by visiting speakers, UGA faculty and students. Training in oral and visual presentations of analytical chemical research.
Athena Title:ANALYT GRAD SEMINAR
Nontraditional Format:Grading system of A/S is required. Normally S/U grades are given for attendance and participation in discussion. A/F grades are given when a student makes a presentation.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A/S (A-F or S/U)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 8180. 3 hours.
Course Title:Bioimaging Using X-rays, Neutrons, and Electrons
Course
Description:
The basic principles of X-ray and neutron diffractions, cryo-electron microscopy, and other complementary imaging methods will be introduced. The strengths and limitations of these methods will be studied. Examples of recent use of these individual or combined tools in advancing the understanding of biological systems will be highlighted.
Athena Title:Bioimaging Methods
Prerequisite:BCMB 8010 and BCMB(CHEM) 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BCMB(CHEM) 8190. 3 hours.
Course Title:NMR Spectroscopy of Biomolecules
Course
Description:
NMR spectroscopy with applications to proteins and other biopolymers. Special attention will be given to methods of structure determination.
Athena Title:BIOL NMR SPEC
Prerequisite:BCMB(CHEM) 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Chemical Applications of Group Theory
Course
Description:
The description of chemical bonding and other properties of organic and inorganic molecules in terms of group theory and symmetry. Topics include molecular symmetry and point groups, group theory and quantum mechanics, and symmetry aspects of molecular orbital theory, chemical reactions, ligand field theory and molecular vibrations.
Athena Title:GROUP THEORY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB) 8220. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Physical Methods in Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Physical methods used in inorganic and bioinorganic chemical research including UV/visible/near IR absorption spectroscopy, (magnetic) circular dichroism, electron paramagnetic resonance, nuclear magnetic resonance, Mossbauer and X-ray absorption spectroscopies, single crystal x-ray diffraction, and magnetochemistry.
Athena Title:Phys Methods Inorg Bioin Chem
Prerequisite:CHEM 8210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Main Group Inorganic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Descriptive and theoretical aspects of the structure and reactivity of the main group elements.
Athena Title:MAIN GROUP CHEM
Prerequisite:CHEM 8210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Transition Metal Chemistry
Course
Description:
Descriptive and theoretical aspects of the structure and reactivity of transition metal compounds, including coordination chemistry and organometallic chemistry.
Athena Title:TRANS METAL CHEM
Prerequisite:CHEM 8210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB) 8250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Bioinorganic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Biological processes and molecules, mainly proteins and nucleic acids, which incorporate metal ions. Topics include metal binding to biopolymers, the roles of metal ions in biological processes such as electron transfer, atom or group transfer, and the use of metal complexes as therapeutic agents.
Athena Title:BIOINORG CHEM
Pre or Corequisite:BCMB 6000 or BCMB 8010 or CHEM 6400 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8290. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
Course
Description:
A selected specialized area of inorganic, organometallic or bioinorganic chemistry. Examples include photochemistry, organometallic chemistry, kinetics and mechanisms, etc.
Athena Title:SPEC TOPICS INORG
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Physical Organic Chemistry
Course
Description:
The interrelationship between structure and reactivity of organic molecules. The modern physical method for the investigation of reaction mechanisms, electronic and conformational structures of organic molecules, reaction rates and equilibria, solvent and isotope effects, as well as selected experimental techniques, are discussed.
Athena Title:Modern Physical Organic Chem
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Selected organic reactions are discussed in terms of modern electronic structure and bonding theories. Important mechanisms are presented in the context of modern mechanistic theories. Isotope effects and reaction rates.
Athena Title:RXN MECHANISMS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Established organic chemistry synthetic procedures as applied in selected important reactions. Synthetic strategies and methodologies and retrosynthetic analysis.
Athena Title:ORGANIC SYNTHESIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB)(BINF) 8330. 3 hours.
Course Title:Macromolecular Simulations
Course
Description:
Introduces techniques of molecular simulation relevant to biomolecular systems, and provides extensive hands-on experience with current modeling and simulational programs. Typical projects include protein homology modeling, 3-D structure refinement by molecular dynamics simulations, and the calculation of interaction energies.
Athena Title:MOLECULAR MODELING
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8340. 3 hours.
Course Title:Organic Spectroscopic Analysis
Course
Description:
Mass spectrometry, 1- and 2-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance, infrared, and ultraviolet spectroscopy as tools for determining the molecular structure of organic compounds. Emphasis is placed on the interpretation of spectral data.
Athena Title:ORG SPECTROSCOPY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Physical and Biological Organic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Topics at the interface of biological and organic chemistry, with emphasis on physical methods of characterization. Proteins and enzymes, with attention to reaction kinetics, structural characterization, and structure-function relationships.
Athena Title:PHYS/BIO ORG CHEM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8390. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Organic Chemistry
Course
Description:
Specialized research topics in organic chemistry. Emphasis is given to recent literature descriptions of cutting edge research. Topics include X-ray crystallography, natural products, and heterocyclic chemistry.
Athena Title:SPEC TOPICS ORGANIC
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biomaterials Based on Polymers, Fibers, and Textiles
Course
Description:
Chemistry and properties of materials made of synthetic and natural polymers; fibers and textiles for biotechnology and biomedical applications, including biointerfaces, biocatalysis, drug delivery, cell culture, biosensors, diagnostics, and other emerging applications of biomaterials.
Athena Title:Biomaterials Polymers Fib Text
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 8000
Prerequisite:CHEM 3110 or CHEM 2211 or CHEM 2300 or TXMI 8120 or ENGG(CHEM) 4615/6615
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Polymer Science I
Course
Description:
The physics and chemistry of polymeric materials, including polymer property-structure relationships, polymer solution and rheology, polymerization, polymer reactions, and polymer characterization.
Athena Title:Polymer Science I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 8120
Pre or Corequisite:TXMI 4100/6100 or CHEM 2212 or CHEM 2300 or TXMI 8110-8110L or ENGG(CHEM) 4615/6615 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8430. 3 hours.
Course Title:Chemical and Instrumental Analysis of Nanostructured Polymer Materials
Course
Description:
The principles and instrumentations for the analysis and characterization of nanostructured materials and biomaterials, including thin films, particulates, fibers, and textiles.
Athena Title:Chem Instr Analy Nano Poly Mat
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in TXMI 8130
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM(BCMB) 8810. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mass Spectrometry
Course
Description:
Modern methods of mass spectrometry covering fundamental principles, instrumentation, and data interpretation. New techniques for the structural analysis of biomolecules.
Athena Title:MASS SPECTROMETRY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8820. 3 hours.
Course Title:Electrochemistry
Course
Description:
Electrochemistry and electroanalytical chemistry, including the treatment of mass transport, interfacial and coupled chemical processes; the thermodynamics, kinetics and mechanisms of electron transfer processes; and electrochemical methodologies including controlled-potential or controlled-current methods under transient and steady-state conditions.
Athena Title:ELECTROCHEMISTRY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8830. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Electronics
Course
Description:
Analog and digital electronic circuit design and construction, as well as the interfacing of computers to laboratory instrumentation.
Athena Title:ELECTRONICS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8840. 3 hours.
Course Title:Surface and Thin Film Analysis
Course
Description:
Surfaces and thin films, including the construction and use of ultra-high vacuum apparatus. Various microscopy and elemental analysis techniques are investigated, including XRD, SEM, STM, AFM, LEED, Auger spectroscopy, XPS, EPMA and others.
Athena Title:SURFACE ANALYSIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Analytical Spectrometry
Course
Description:
Instrumentation and methods used for spectrometric measurements with particular emphasis on vibrational spectroscopy (infrared and Raman). Physical theory, optical principles, experimental methodology, modern instrumental design, and numerical data processing are covered.
Athena Title:ANALYT SPECTROMETRY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8860. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Analytical Chemistry
Course
Description:
Selected principles of analytical chemistry such as: techniques of analytical separations, including liquid and gas chromatography and electrophoresis; sampling theory; and chemometrics, including experimental design, statistics and data evaluation.
Athena Title:ADV ANALYTICAL CHEM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8880. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Nanomaterials: Engineering and Characterization
Course
Description:
Fundamental and applied research in nanomaterials is an area of active research that will yield many new discoveries in the near future. Focuses on understanding methodologies for the formation (e.g., molecular self-assembly, photolithographic patterning, electrochemistry) and characterization (e.g., optical spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, scanning tunneling microscopy, and scanning electron microscopy) of nanomaterials.
Athena Title:NANOMATERIALS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8890. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Analytical Chemistry
Course
Description:
A selected specialized area of analytical chemistry. Emphasis is on current topics in cutting edge research, as presented in recent journal literature. Representative topics include Fourier transform methods, etc.
Athena Title:SPEC TOPICS ANALYT
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8920. 3 hours.
Course Title:Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
Course
Description:
Classical and statistical thermodynamics applied to chemical reactions, phase equilibria and solutions. The thermodynamic properties of macroscopic matter in terms of the molecular properties. Boltzman, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac distributions and their applications to physical and chemical systems.
Athena Title:THERMO & STAT MECH
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8930. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Quantum Chemistry
Course
Description:
The principles of quantum mechanics and their application to chemical systems. The Schrodinger equation and strategies for solving it. Studies of exactly soluble model systems such as the particle in a box, harmonic oscillator, rigid rotor, and the hydrogen atom.
Athena Title:INTRO QUANTUM CHEM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8940. 3 hours.
Course Title:Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics
Course
Description:
Mechanisms and rates of chemical reactions in the gas phase and in solution. Fast time-resolved experimental techniques to measure reaction rates and reaction intermediates. Photochemical and crossed molecular beam studies of elementary reactions. Energy transfer and state-specific disposal of energy in simple reactions. Unimolecular and bimolecular rate theories.
Athena Title:KINETICS & DYNAMICS
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8950. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Quantum Chemistry
Course
Description:
Topics in quantum and computational chemistry including detailed studies of atomic and molecular electronic structure and bonding. Various strategies and methodologies for computations of molecular structure and bonding, including the evaluation of these strategies in the context of experimental data.
Athena Title:ADV QUANTUM CHEM
Prerequisite:CHEM 8930
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8960. 3 hours.
Course Title:Molecular Spectroscopy
Course
Description:
Optical absorption and emission spectroscopy of diatomic and polyatomic molecules and how the details of spectra can be used to determine molecular structure and intramolecular dynamics. Microwave, infrared, UV-visible, and photoelectron spectroscopy are studied with emphasis on the high resolution measurements possible with laser instruments.
Athena Title:MOLEC SPECTROSCOPY
Prerequisite:CHEM 8210 and CHEM 8930
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MCHE(CHEM) 8970. 3 hours.
Course Title:Combustion Science
Course
Description:
Fundamental concepts related to the use of hydrocarbons and biofuels as a source of transportation energy for advanced combustion technologies. Topics include chemical bonding, theory/mathematics of combustion, chemical thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, potential energy surfaces, collision theory, ignition dynamics, pollutant formation, and related topics applied to combustion.
Athena Title:Combustion Science
Prerequisite:MCHE 3150 or CHEM 3212 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 8990. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Physical Chemistry
Course
Description:
A selected specialized area of physical chemistry or chemical physics. Typical areas include interstellar chemistry, laser technology, ion chemistry, etc. The focus is on current literature and ongoing research in cutting edge areas.
Athena Title:SPEC TOPICS PHYS
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CHEM 9000. 1-15 hours. Repeatable for maximum 240 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CHEM 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CHEM 9300. 1-10 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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