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CHEM 101 — Introduction to Chemistry I

The intent of this course is to provide an introduction to a variety of chemical concepts and provide a broad background in various areas of chemistry.
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CHEM 111 — Principles of Chemistry I

Fall Semester: Dr. T. Rick Fletcher
Intensive treatment of principles and applications of chemistry. Read the prerequisites on the Chemistry Placement page.
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CHEM 112 — Principles of Chemistry II

Spring Semester: Dr. T. Rick Fletcher
Some work in inorganic chemistry, kinetics, equilibrium, liquids, solids, acid-base, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, thermodynamics, and qualitative inorganic analysis. Chemistry 112, a 5-credit course, is the second semester continuation of the first-year course in college chemistry. Students in Chemistry 112 must have successfully completed Chemistry 111. Chemistry 101 is not a prerequisite for Chemistry 112.
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CHEM 409 — "Proseminar"

Fall Semester: Dr. T. Rick Fletcher, Spring Semester: Dr. Frank Cheng
“Proseminar” — A course of study for senior undergraduate chemistry majors, conducted in the manner of a seminar. Historically, this course has focused mostly on grad school, jobs and preparing students to give excellent oral presentations.
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CHEM 253 - Quantitative Analysis
Dr. Peter Allen
Fundamental principles and techniques of chemical analysis; intro to sampling, standardization, data evaluation, gravimetric/volumetric methods, and instrumental techniques.
(Fall Only)
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CHEM 254 - Quantitative Analysis Lab
Dr. Peter Allen
Laboratory portion of CHEM 253 - Quantitative Analysis
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CHEM 418/518 - Environmental Chemistry
Dr. Ray von Wandruszka
Chemistry of atmosphere, soil, and water; pollution monitoring and remediation; treatment of waste in the environment.
(Fall only)

CHEM 454 - Instrumental Analysis
Dr. Frank Cheng
For students in chemistry and allied fields. Techniques in operating new and specialized instruments for qualitative and quantitative analysis and analytical methods of an advanced nature.
(Spring only)
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CHEM 463 - Inorganic Chemistry I
Dr. Sebastian Stoian
Principles, complex ions and coordination compounds, theory of acids and bases, bonding theory, non-aqueous solvents, familiar elements and their relationship to the periodic table.
Chemistry 463 is the first semester of a two semester inorganic chemistry course. The intent of this course is to provide principles and theories of inorganic chemistry.
(Alt. Spring Semesters)

CHEM 464 - Inorganic Chemistry II
Dr. Sebastian Stoian
(Alt. Spring Semesters )

CHEM 465 - Inorganic Chemistry Lab
Dr. Sebastian Stoian
Lab to accompany CHEM 464
(Spring only)

CHEM 275 - Carbon Compounds
Dr. Kristopher Waynant
Aspects of organic chemistry important to students in the life sciences.

CHEM 276 - Carbon Compounds Lab
Dr. Kristopher Waynant
Lab to accompany Chem 275

CHEM 277 - Organic Chemistry I
Dr. Daniel Stelck
Principles and theories of organic chemistry; properties, preparation, and reactions of organic compounds.
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CHEM 278 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
Dr. Daniel Stelck
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CHEM 372 - Organic Chemistry II
Dr. Kristopher Waynant 
Continuation of Chem 277.
(Spring only)

CHEM 374 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
Dr. Daniel Stelck
Lab to accompany Chem 372; includes synthesis, structure determination, and mechanisms.
(Spring only)
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CHEM 472/572 - Medicinal Chemistry
Dr. Patrick Hrdlicka
Synthetic chemistry necessary for design and preparation of medicinal agents, and mechanistic chemistry germane to action of pharmaceuticals. Graduate students are required to write an original research proposal on a topic related to drug discovery.

CHEM 473 - Intermediate Organic Chemistry
Dr. Richard Williams
Theories and mechanisms of organic chemistry.
(Fall only)

CHEM 491 - Undergraduate Research
Submission of a report of the research done for placement in the permanent department files is required.

CHEM 499 - Directed Study

CHEM 302 - Principles of Physical Chemistry

Emphasis on topics important to biological and agricultural science.
(Fall only)

CHEM 303 - Principles of Physical Chemistry Lab
Dr. Sebastian Stoian
Lab to accompany Chem 302
(Fall only)

CHEM 305 - Physical Chemistry I
Professor Eric B. Brauns
Kinetic theory, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, and spectroscopy.
(Fall only)
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CHEM 306 - Physical Chemistry II
Professor Eric B. Brauns
Kinetic theory, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, and spectroscopy.
(Spring only)
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CHEM 307 - Physical Chemistry Lab I
Dr. Sebastian Stoian
Lab to accompany Chem 305
(Fall only)

CHEM 308 - Physical Chemistry Lab II
Dr. T. Rick Fletcher
Lab to accompany Chem 306
(Spring only)

CHEM 495 - Statistical Thermodynamics
Professor Eric B. Brauns
Classical thermodynamics, entropy, thermodynamic potentials, kinetic theory, classical and quantum statistical mechanics, ensembles, partition functions, introduction to phase transitions. (Fall only)

CHEM 509 - Advanced Physical Chemistry
Dr. Richard Williams
Application of quantum theory to chemical bonding, molecular spectroscopy, and molecular structure.
(Spring only)

Department of Chemistry

Physical Address:
Renfrew Hall 116

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr, MS 2343
Moscow, ID 83844-2343

Phone: 208-885-6552

Fax: 208-885-6173


Web: Department of Chemistry