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Chemistry (CHEM) Graduate Courses Listing

Chemistry 5151 Special Topics in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry View Details
Topics may be chosen from: recent advances in bio-inorganic chemistry; transition metal and main group cluster chemistry; transition metals in polymer synthesis; recent advances in organometallic chemistry; heterogeneous catalysis.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes

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Chemistry 5171 Advanced Topics in Analytical Chemistry View Details
Recent developments in instrumental methods of chemical analysis; topics to be chosen from the areas of electro-analysis, surface analysis, laser applications in chemical analysis.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Chemistry 5230 Special Topics in Advanced Organic Chemistry View Details
Topics may be chosen from: organic photochemistry; structure-reactivity relationships; qualitative MO theory; asymmetric reactions; natural product chemistry.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes

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Chemistry 5251 Special Topics I View Details
Subject matter determined by the needs and interests of the participating students and faculty.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes

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Chemistry 5311 Advanced Research Methodology View Details
A cross-disciplinary course in instrumental analysis and research methodology, primarily intended for students who are concurrently enrolled in a research course. Students choose three modules from a series of offerings that can include cell culture techniques, DNA sequencing, infrared spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, optical microscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, paper testing, sample/data management, scanning electron microscopy and x-ray diffraction spectroscopy.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department
Offering: 1.5-1.5; 1.5-1.5

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Chemistry 5413 Surface Science and Heterogeneous Catalysis View Details
Atomic structure of surfaces; thermodynamics, kinetics, and reaction dynamics of molecular surface chemistry phenomena, including physisorption, chemisorption, and surface catalytic reactions, as well as classic surface analysis techniques.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Permission of the Graduate Coordinator for Chemistry

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Chemistry 5414 Frontiers of Surface and Nanoscale Science View Details
Recent advancement in surface-confined phenomena to design nanomaterials for various nanotechnological applications; state-of-the-art nanoscience experimental techniques and theoretical methods for structural properties of low-dimensional nanomaterials.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Permission of the Graduate Coordinator for Chemistry

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Chemistry 5490 Special Topics in Advanced Physical Chemistry View Details
Topics may be chosen from: equilibrium thermodynamics and irreversible thermodynamics; electrochemistry; kinetics - emphasizing theories of chemical kinetics; surface and colloid chemistry; electrical and optical aspects of molecular behaviour.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes

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Chemistry 5515 Medical Imaging View Details
This course will cover the basics and medical applications of various medical imaging modalities including magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, X-ray, computed tomography, positron emission tomography and single emission computed tomography.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Chemistry 4515 may not take Chemistry 5515 for credit.

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Chemistry 5516 MRI Physics and Medical Applications View Details
This course will cover the physics and physical chemistry of nuclear magnetic image resonance, signal acquisition, image formation, image artifacts and image contrast. Advanced medical applications may include the lungs, the heart, the musculoskeletal system and functional MRI of the brain.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Chemistry 4516 may not take Chemistry 5516 for credit.

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Chemistry 5901 (9901) Master's Thesis View Details
Topic determined in consultation with departmental advisors.
Credit Weight: 3.0
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail

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