Graduate Lecture Courses

Below is a list of graduate courses typically offered by the Department of Chemistry. Master’s students take four or six of these courses, depending on degree option. PhD students take a total of six — four in their major area and two outside this area. An asterisk indicates required courses for each major area. Some courses count in more than one area; students may petition the graduate committee to count courses that are not listed below.

Analytical Chemistry

  • CH 524 Spectroscopic Methods of Analysis
  • CH 525 Chromatography
  • CH 526 Chemometrics
  • CH 626 Surface Analytical Techniques
  • CH 627 Mass Spectrometry

Biochemistry

  • CH 561 Biochemistry I*
  • CH 562 Biochemistry II*
  • CH 563 Biochemistry Lab
  • CH 564 Advanced Biophysical Chemistry
  • CH 565 Advanced Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • CH 566 Advanced Bioorganic Chemistry
  • BSC 535 Immunology
  • BSC 539 Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
  • BSC 660 Protein Structure and Function

Inorganic Chemistry

  • CH 501 Introduction to Graduate Inorganic Chemistry (does not count for inorganic majors)
  • CH 601 Structural Methods in Inorganic Chemistry*
  • CH 602 Coordination Chemistry
  • CH 604 Main Group Element Chemistry
  • CH 605 Special Topics: Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • CH 605 Special Topics: Radiochemistry
  • CH 606 X-ray Crystallography
  • CH 609 Organometallic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

  • CH 531 Physical Organic Chemistry*
  • CH 532 Synthetic Organic Chemistry*
  • CH 609 Organometallic Chemistry
  • CH 635 Special Topics: Bioorganic Chemistry
  • CH 635 Special Topics in Organic Chemistry
  • CH 637 Organic Spectroscopy*

Physical Chemistry

  • CH 541 Kinetics and Statistical Thermodynamics*
  • CH 549 Atoms and Molecular Structure*
  • CH 643 Quantum Mechanics
  • CH 626 Surface Analytical Techniques
  • CH 645 Special Topics in Physical Chemistry
  • PH 534 Digital electronic and Computer Interfacing
  • PH 591 Advanced Laboratory
  • ChE 651 Statistical Mechanics and Multi-Scale Simulation Methods