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Course Title
Course Level
Units
BIOC 100A
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Upper Division
5 units
Fundamentals of molecular biology, structure and function of nucleic acids, and protein structure. Designed for students preparing for research careers in biochemistry and molecular biology. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours. Prerequisite(s): Chemistry 8B or 108B; and Biology 20A.
BIOC 100B
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Upper Division
5 units
Covers principles of protein function from ligand binding and enzyme mechanism, kinetics and regulation to membrane composition and membrane protein function. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours. (Formerly Biochemistry .) Prerequisite(s): course 100A
BIOC 100C
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Upper Division
5 units
Biochemistry: intermediary metabolism and bioenergetics. How enzymatically catalyzed reactions are organized and regulated; how energy from molecules is extracted for chemical work. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours. (Formerly Biochemistry .) Prerequisite(s): course 100B
BIOC 110L
Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory
Upper Division
5 units
An introduction to the major techniques used in the isolation and characterization of biological components. Laboratory: 8 hours; lecture: 1-3/4 hours. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): course 100B and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to chemistry majors in the biochemistry concentration. Other majors by permission.
CHEM 1A
General Chemistry
Lower Division
5 units
An integrated study of general chemistry. Covers a range of topics including the atomic structure of matter; molecules; chemical reactions; acids and bases; gases; and equilibria in the gas and liquid phase. Students are expected to use algebra to solve problems. General Chemistry is articulated in a full-year series. Partial transfer credit is not allowed for the A,B,C series. Prerequisite(s): Previous or concurrent enrollment in MATH 3 (or equivalent), or a mathematics placement score of 300 or higher; taking the online chemistry self-assessment exam is strongly recommended. (General Education Code(s): SI.)
CHEM 1B
General Chemistry
Lower Division
5 units
An integrated study of general chemistry. Coverage includes quantum mechanics; the hydrogen atom; many-electron atoms and chemical periodicity; elementary covalent bonding; transition metals; and chemical kinetics. Prerequisite(s): Strong high-school level chemistry is strongly recommended; taking the online chemistry self-assessment examination is strongly recommended. Concurrent enrollment in course 1M is recommended. General Chemistry is articulated in a full-year series. Partial transfer credit is not allowed for the A,B,C series.
CHEM 1C
General Chemistry
Lower Division
5 units
An integrated study of general chemistry. Coverage includes thermodynamics; oxidation-reduction and electrochemistry; liquids and solids; intermolecular forces and solutions, including colligative properties; and nuclear chemistry. General Chemistry is articulated in a full-year series. Partial transfer credit is not allowed for the A,B,C series. Prerequisite(s): course 1A. Concurrent enrollment in course 1N is recommended.
CHEM 1M
General Chemistry Laboratory
Lower Division
2 units
Laboratory sequence illustrating topics covered in courses 1B and 1C and important experimental techniques. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): Previous or concurrent enrollment in course 1B is required.
CHEM 1N
General Chemistry Laboratory
Lower Division
2 units
Laboratory sequence illustrating topics covered in courses 1B-1C, respectively, and important experimental techniques. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): Previous or concurrent enrollment in course 1C is required.
CHEM 8A
Organic Chemistry
Lower Division
5 units
Introduces organic chemistry, with an emphasis on bonding and reactivity of organic compounds. (Formerly course 108A.) Prerequisite(s): courses 1B and 1C.
CHEM 8B
Organic Chemistry
Lower Division
5 units
Introduction to organic chemistry, with an emphasis on reactivity and synthesis of organic compounds. (Formerly course 108B.) Prerequisite(s): course 8A or 108A.
CHEM 8L
Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Lower Division
2 units
Laboratory experience in organic chemistry associated with course 8A. Designed to introduce the student to the many techniques associated with organic chemistry while affording an opportunity to explore the concepts discussed in the lecture material. Laboratory: 4 hours, lecture: 1-1/4 hours. Students are billed a materials fee. (Formerly course 108L.) Prerequisite(s): courses 1C and 1N and previous or concurrent enrollment in 8A or 108A is required.
CHEM 8M
Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Lower Division
2 units
Laboratory experience in organic chemistry associated with course 8B. Designed to introduce the student to the many techniques associated with organic chemistry while affording an opportunity to explore the concepts discussed in the lecture material. Laboratory: 4 hours, lecture: 1-1/4 hours. Students are billed a materials fee.(Formerly course 108M.) Prerequisite(s): courses 8A and 8L and previous or concurrent enrollment in 8B or 108B is required.
CHEM 99
Tutorial
Lower Division
5 units
Students submit petition to sponsoring agency. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 99F
Tutorial
Lower Division
2 units
Students submit petition to sponsoring agency. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 103
Biochemistry
Upper Division
5 units
Introduction to biochemistry including biochemical molecules, protein structure and function, membranes, bioenergetics, and regulation of biosynthesis. Provides students with basic essentials of modern biochemistry. Students who plan to do advanced work in biochemistry and molecular biology should take the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BIOC) 100 series. Students cannot receive credit for this course after they have completed any two courses from the BIOC 100A, 100B, and 100C sequence. Prerequisite(s): course 8B or 108B.
CHEM 109
Intermediate Organic Chemistry and Applications to Biology
Upper Division
3 units
Integrated study of fundamental organic chemistry, with emphasis on materials especially relevant to biological sciences. Prerequisite(s): course 8B or 108B or equivalent.
CHEM 110
Intermediate Organic Chemistry with Emphasis on Synthesis and Analytical Methods
Upper Division
5 units
An intermediate study of organic chemistry, including synthetic methods, reaction mechanisms, and application of synthetic chemistry techniques. Prerequisite(s): course 8B or 108B. Enrollment restricted to chemistry majors, minors and proposed majors.
CHEM 110L
Intermediate Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Upper Division
2 units
Laboratory experience in organic chemistry and associated principles. Experiments involve the preparation, purification, characterization, and identification of organic compounds, and make use of modern as well as classical techniques. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): course 8M or 108M and previous or concurrent enrollment in course 110.
CHEM 122
Principles of Instrumental Analysis
Upper Division
5 units
A laboratory course designed to develop familiarity with techniques and instrumentation used in analytical chemistry, emphasizing determination of trace inorganic species. Primary emphasis on applications utilizing the absorption or emission of electromagnetic radiation and on voltammetry. Topics include molecular UV-visible absorption and fluorescence spectrometry; atomic absorption, emission and fluorescence spectrometry; and various forms of voltammetry. Lecture: 2 hours; laboratory: 8 hours. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): course 110 and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to senior chemistry (B.S.) majors.
CHEM 143
Organic Chemical Structure and Reactions
Upper Division
5 units
Advanced topics such as the chemistry of terpenes, steroids, synthetic polymers, alkaloids, reactive intermediates, and reaction mechanisms are treated. Lecture: 4 hours. Prerequisite(s): course 110.
CHEM 146A
Advanced Laboratory in Organic Chemistry
Upper Division
3 units
Exposes students to advanced laboratory techniques in organic chemistry. Designed for students without previous research background in organic chemistry. Experiments carry a research-like format and cover the areas of natural products and reaction chemistry. Modern methods of organic analysis are emphasized including chromatographic methods and organic structure determination by spectroscopy. Laboratory: 8 hours. Students billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): courses 110/L; satisfaction of Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment restricted to chemistry majors. Minors by permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to 16.
CHEM 146B
Advanced Laboratory in Inorganic Chemistry
Upper Division
3 units
Designed to expose students to advanced synthetic and spectroscopic techniques in inorganic chemistry. Examples include anaerobic manipulations, characterization of inorganic materials through spectral assignments and synthesis of coordination and organometallic complexes. Lecture: 1-1/4 hours; laboratory: 8 hours. Students billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): courses 151A/L; 163A; satisfaction of Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment restricted to chemistry majors. Minors by permission of instructor.
CHEM 146C
Advanced Laboratory in Physical Chemistry
Upper Division
3 units
Provides advanced laboratory experience in the areas of nanomaterial synthesis and characterization; spectroscopy; fabrication and measurements energy-conversion devices; and soft lithography techniques and instrumentation. Lecture: 1-1/4 hours; laboratory: 4 hours. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): courses 163B and 164; satisfaction of Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment restricted to chemistry majors. Minors by permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to 20.
CHEM 151A
Chemistry of Metals
Upper Division
5 units
Fundamental topics of inorganic chemistry are presented at the level of the standard texts of field. Special emphasis is given to maintain breadth in the areas of metallic, nonmetallic, and biological aspects of inorganic chemistry. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours; discussion: 1-1/4 hours. Prerequisite(s):course 8B and 8M or 108B and 108M and course 163A. Concurrent enrollment in course 151L is required.
CHEM 151B
Chemistry of the Main Group Elements
Upper Division
5 units
Fundamental aspects of inorganic chemistry of main group elements are discussed. The emphasis is placed on the chemistry of nontransition elements including noble gases and halogens. In addition, students are exposed to the concepts of extended structures, new materials, and solid-state chemistry. Lecture: 3-3/4 hours. Prerequisite(s): courses 8B an 8M and 163A. Recommended for chemistry majors.
CHEM 151L
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
Upper Division
2 units
Laboratory experience in inorganic chemistry. Experiments involve the preparation, purification, and characterization of inorganic compounds. In addition, experiments are designed to illustrate fundamental principles in inorganic chemistry and are coordinated with lectures in course 151A. Laboratory: 4 hours per week. Laboratory lecture: 1 1/4 hours per week. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s):courses 8B and 8M or 108B and 108M and 163A. Concurrent enrollment in course 151A is required.
CHEM 156C
Materials Chemistry
Upper Division
5 units
Advanced topics in inorganic chemistry and an introduction to solid-state chemistry. Synthesis and structure of materials discussed as well as their influence on properties for modern devices and applications. Recent developments in area of material science also explored. Taught in conjunction with course 256C. (Formerly Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry.) Prerequisite(s): course 151A. Enrollment restricted to seniors.
CHEM 163A
Quantum Mechanics and Basic Spectroscopy
Upper Division
5 units
A detailed introduction to quantum theory and the application of wave mechanics to problems of atomic structure, bonding in molecules, and fundamentals of spectroscopy. Prerequisite(s): courses 1B and 1C, Physics 5A-B-C or 6A-B-C and Mathematics 22 or 23B. Physics 6C can be taken concurrently.
CHEM 163B
Chemical Thermodynamics
Upper Division
5 units
Fundamentals of thermodynamics and applications to chemical and biochemical equilibria. (Formerly Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory.) Prerequisite(s): courses 1B and 1C, Physics 6A or 5A, and Math 22 or 23B.
CHEM 163C
Kinetic Theory and Reaction Kinetics, Statistical Mechanics, Spectroscopic Applications
Upper Division
5 units
Introduction to statistical mechanics, kinetic theory, and reaction kinetics and topics in spectroscopy. Prerequisite(s): courses 163A and 163B.
CHEM 164
Physical Chemistry Laboratory
Upper Division
5 units
Provides laboratory experience and data analysis in the areas of thermodynamics, kinetics, and spectroscopy. Lecture: 1.75 hours; experimental laboratory: 4 hours; computer laboratory: 2 hours. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): courses 1B and 1C; and Physics 5A and Physics 5B and Physics 5C, or Physics 6A and Physics 6B and Physics 6C; and Mathematics 22 or Mathematics 23B. Course 163A is recommended.
CHEM 169
Chemistry and Biology of Drug Design and Discovery
Upper Division
5 units
An overview of the central elements of drug discovery, including target selection and validation; computational or virtual screening; high-throughput screening; fragment-based methods; and pharmacokinetics. Prerequisite(s): course 103 or Biochemistry 100A.
CHEM 170
Drug Action and Development
Upper Division
5 units
Lectures and case studies explore principles and approaches in drug discovery and development, emphasizing concepts in pharmacology; medicinal chemistry; and genomics- and bioinformatics-based approaches to drug discovery to illustrate pathways from discovery through development for clinical use. Cannot receive credit for this course and course 270. (Formerly Frontiers in Drug Action and Discovery.) (Also offered as Microbiol & Environ Toxicology 170 and Biomolecular Engineering 170. Students cannot receive credit for both courses.) Prerequisite(s): Biology 100 or Chemistry 103 or Biochemistry 100A. Biology 110 and 130/L or 131/L are recommended. Enrollment restricted to juniors and seniors.
CHEM 182
ACE Program Service Learning
Upper Division
2 units
Students participate in training and development to co-facilitate collaborative learning in ACE chemistry discussion sections and midterm/exam review sessions. Students are role models for students pursuing science- and math-intensive majors. Prerequisite(s): Prior participation in ACE; good academic standing; no non-passing grades in prior quarter. Enrollment restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Enrollment limited to 10. (General Education Code(s): PR-S.)
CHEM 199
Tutorial
Upper Division
5 units
Students submit petition to sponsoring agency. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 200A
Advanced Biochemistry: Biophysical Methods
Graduate
5 units
An introduction to the theory, principles, and practical application of biophysical methods to the study of biomolecules, especially proteins and nucleic acids. Emphasis on spectroscopic techniques. Topics include magnetic resonance, optical spectroscopy, fast reaction techniques, crystallography, and mass spectrometry.
CHEM 200B
Advanced Biochemistry: Macromolecular Structure and Function
Graduate
5 units
A detailed discussion of nucleic acid and protein chemistry, ranging from the structure, thermodynamics, and folding to the relationship between structure and function, and encompassing the methods used to determine such information. (Formerly Advanced Biochemistry: Protein Structure and Function.)
CHEM 200C
Advanced Biochemistry: Enzyme Mechanisms and Kinetics
Graduate
5 units
A study of enzyme kinetics, mechanisms, and factors involved in enzymic catalysis. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours. (Formerly course 231, Enzyme Mechanisms and Kinetics.)
CHEM 230
Grant Writing in Biomedical Research
Graduate
5 units
Introduces the fundamentals of grant writing in biomedical research, including best practices for presentation of data and communication of research findings. Students write and peer-edit most components of the NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein F31 predoctoral fellowship. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students. Enrollment limited to 16.
CHEM 234
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
The role played by transition metals in biological systems is discussed through application of the principles of coordination chemistry and inorganic spectroscopy. Topics include metalloproteins involved in oxygen binding, iron storage, biological redox reactions, and nitrogen fixation, as well as metal complexes of nucleic acids. Lecture: 4 hours. Prerequisite(s): courses 151A/L, 163A; and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 100A.
CHEM 238
Topics in Biophysical Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
A discussion of the application of selected topics in biophysical chemistry to contemporary problems in biochemistry and molecular biology. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours. Offered in alternate academic years.
CHEM 242A
Modern Physical Organic Chemisty
Graduate
5 units
Covers molecular structure and bonding, strain, and non-covalent binding forces. Other topics include acid-base chemistry, kinetics, thermodynamics, catalysis, organic reactions and mechanism, and quantum mechanical approaches to the analysis of organic molecules. Enrollment restricted to seniors who have taken course 143, and graduate students.
CHEM 242B
Modern Synthetic Methods in Organic Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Presents concepts in bond formation, conformation, selectivity, and stereocontrol in modern organic synthesis. Focuses on understanding reaction mechanisms. Culminates with strategy in designing multi-step synthesis of complex targets. Enrollment restricted to seniors who have taken course 143, and graduate students.
CHEM 242C
Spectroscopy and Applied Analytical Methods
Graduate
5 units
Presents strategies in organic structure elucidation, including nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectrometry. Provides theory and practical elements of structure elucidation and modern analytical methods for organic molecules. Enrollment restricted to seniors who have taken course 143, and graduate students.
CHEM 244
Organic Free Radical Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Explores organic free radicals. Fundamental principles in physical chemistry provide an understanding of free-radical transformations in organic synthesis, polymerization, and some examples of free radicals in biology. For students who have a firm grounding in organic chemistry. Enrollment restricted to graduate students. Enrollment limited to 20.
CHEM 255
Biotechnology and Drug Development
Graduate
5 units
Recommended for students interested in careers in the biopharmaceutical industry. Focuses on recombinant DNA technology and the drug-development process, including discovery research; preclinical testing; clinical trials; and regulatory review, as well as manufacturing and production considerations. Students may not receive credit for this course and Biomolecular Engineering 155 and Biology 179. (Also offered as Biomolecular Engineering 255. Students cannot receive credit for both courses.) Enrollment restricted to graduate students. Enrollment limited to 15.
CHEM 256A
Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Advanced topics in inorganic chemistry are presented. Topics covered vary from year to year, and are announced in advance. Possible topics include A) organometallic chemistry; B) structural methods in inorganic chemistry; C) solid-state chemistry. Prerequisite(s): courses 151A/L and 146B or graduate standing.
CHEM 256B
Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Advanced topics in inorganic chemistry are presented. Topics covered vary from year to year, and are announced in advance. Possible topics include A) organometallic chemistry; B) structural methods in inorganic chemistry; C) solid-state chemistry. Prerequisite(s): courses 151A/L and 146B or graduate standing.
CHEM 256C
Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Advanced topics in inorganic chemistry are presented. Topics covered vary from year to year, and are announced in advance. Possible topics include A) organometallic chemistry; B) structural methods in inorganic chemistry; C) solid-state chemistry. Prerequisite(s): courses 151A/L and 146B or graduate standing.
CHEM 256D
X-ray Crystallography
Graduate
5 units
Course in chemical crystallography focuses on the needs of small-molecule, single-crystal diffraction studies. Includes diffraction theory, space-group analysis, data collection, structure solution, and refinement. Practical component: use of diffraction equipment and solution/refinement software. Enrollment restricted to graduate students and seniors who have taken courses 151A, 151L, and 163A.
CHEM 261
Foundations of Spectroscopy
Graduate
5 units
The basic theory of time dependent processes is covered at an advanced level. The interaction of electromagnetic radiation and matter is described using both semiclassical and quantum field formulations. A variety of modern spectroscopic techniques are discussed both in terms of the basic processes and their use in the elucidation of chemical structure and dynamics. Prerequisite(s): course 163A. Offered in alternate academic years.
CHEM 262
Statistical Mechanics
Graduate
5 units
Theory and concepts of statistical mechanics with applications to ideal gases, condensed systems, phase transition, and non-equilibrium thermodynamics. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours. Prerequisite(s): course 160B or 163A. Offered in alternate academic years.
CHEM 263
Quantum Mechanics
Graduate
5 units
A rigorous introductory course: the Schrödinger equation, operator formalism, matrix mechanics, angular momentum, and spin. Perturbation and other approximate methods. Applications to atomic and molecular problems. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours. Prerequisite(s): courses 163A and Physics 114A-B. Offered in alternate academic years.
CHEM 265
Computer Simulation in Statistical Mechanics
Graduate
5 units
A detailed introduction of the use of computer simulation methods in physical and biophysical chemistry. Includes review of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, molecular mechanics, molecular dynamics, and Monte-Carlo methods. Applications to liquid structure, reaction dynamics, and protein dynamics. Offered in alternate academic years.
CHEM 266A
Lasers and Their Chemical Applications
Graduate
5 units
Introduces the basic theoretical principles of lasers and laser light. Various types of lasers and selected applications to chemistry are discussed. The use of lasers in photochemistry, spectroscopy, chemical kinetics, and chemical analysis is considered. Lecture: 3-1/2 hours. Prerequisite(s): course 163A and Physics 114A-B. Offered in alternate academic years. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 268
Solid State and Materials Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Topics include synthesis of solid-state materials and their characterization using experimental techniques: XRD, TEM spectroscopy, NMR, and their applications in technologies. Emphasis on new materials, e.g., polymer, biopolymers, nanomaterials, organic/inorganic composites, ceramics, superconductors, electronic, magnetic, and opto-electronic materials. Prerequisite(s): courses 163A and 163B. Enrollment restricted to senior and graduate chemistry majors.
CHEM 269
Electrochemistry
Graduate
5 units
Designed to introduce basic principles and applications of electrochemistry to students at upper undergraduate and lower graduate levels in various fields including analytical, physical, and materials chemistry. Enrollment restricted to seniors and graduate students.
CHEM 270
Drug Action and Development
Graduate
5 units
Lectures and case studies explore principles and approaches in drug discovery and development, emphasizing concepts in pharmacology; medicinal chemistry; and genomics- and bioinformatics-based approaches to drug discovery to illustrate pathways from discovery through development for clinical use. Cannot receive credit for this course and course 170. (Formerly Frontiers in Drug Action and Discovery.) (Also offered as Microbiol & Environ Toxicology 270 and Biomolecular Engineering 270. Students cannot receive credit for both courses.) Enrollment restricted to graduate students.
CHEM 274
Proseminar in Synthetic and Polymer Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Weekly meetings devoted to study of synthetic organic chemistry and controlled polymer design for applications in nanotechnology. Topics drawn from current literature and research interests of participants. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 275
Proseminar in Biological Inorganic Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Weekly meetings devoted to biological inorganic chemistry and biochemistry. Topics are drawn from current literature. Papers and reviews are discussed, and participants give short seminars on their research interests. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 280
Proseminar in Materials Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Weekly meetings devoted to materials and inorganic research. Topics are drawn from current literature. Papers and reviews are discussed. Participants also give short seminars on topics of their research interests. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 282
Proseminar: Synthetic Methods
Graduate
5 units
Weekly meetings devoted to the study of asymmetric and/or enantio-selective synthesis of optically active organic compounds of biological and medicinal significance. Topics drawn from the current literature and the research interests of the participants. Enrollment restricted to graduate students. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 284
Proseminar in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Weekly meetings devoted to the study of synthetic organic chemistry. Topics drawn from the current literature and the research interests of the participants. Enrollment restricted to graduate students. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 285
Proseminar: Photobiochemistry and Photobiology
Graduate
5 units
A detailed study of molecular mechanisms of light energy conversion and light-signal transduction processes in biological systems. Student participation in critical discussion of current literature examples are emphasized. Two-hour lecture and two-hour seminar weekly. Enrollment restricted to graduate students. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 286
Proseminar in Natural Products Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Weekly meetings devoted to the study of natural products. Topics drawn from the current literature and research interests of the participants. Enrollment restricted to graduate students. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 288
Proseminar in Bioinorganic Chemistry
Graduate
5 units
Weekly meetings devoted to inorganic and bioinorganic research. Topics are drawn from current literature. Papers and reviews are discussed. Participants also give short seminars on topics of their research interests. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 291
Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Seminar
Graduate
5 units
A weekly chemistry and biochemistry seminar series covering recent developments and current research, led by experts from other institutions, as well as local speakers. Open to chemistry and biochemistry graduate students. Enrollment restricted to graduate students. May be repeated for credit.
CHEM 292
Seminar
Graduate
2 units
Enrollment restrictions: graduate standing or approval of the graduate adviser.
CHEM 296
Teaching Chemistry
Graduate
2 units
University-level pedagogy in chemistry; examines the role of preparation, assessment, and feedback in teaching chemistry discussion and laboratory sections. Effective classroom techniques and organizational strategies discussed; oral presentations analyzed critically. Required of entering chemistry graduate students. Enrollment restricted to chemistry graduate students. Enrollment limited to 21.