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CHEM 101 — Introduction to Chemistry I
Dr. Jeff Cross
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.

CHEM 101L — Introduction to Chemistry I Laboratory
Dr. Jeff Cross
This is the companion laboratory course to CHEM 101 and provides an introduction to Chemistry lab practices.
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CHEM 111 — General Chemistry I
Dr. Alina Dragulescu Andrasi
Intensive treatment of principles and applications of chemistry. Read the prerequisites on the Chemistry Placement page.

CHEM 111L — General Chemistry I Laboratory
Dr. Jeff Cross
This is the companion laboratory course to CHEM 111 and provides an intensive treatment of Chemistry lab practices. One 3-hour lab per week.

CHEM 112 — General Chemistry II
Dr. Alina Dragulescu Andrasi
Continuation of CHEM 111. Some work in inorganic chemistry, kinetics, equilibrium, liquids, solids, acid-base, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, thermodynamics, and qualitative inorganic analysis.

CHEM 112L — General Chemistry II Laboratory
Dr. Alina Dragulescu Andrasi
This is the companion laboratory course to CHEM 112 and teaches Chemistry lab practices in inorganic chemistry, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, and qualitative analysis. One 3-hour lab and one recitation hour per week.

CHEM 409 — Proseminar
Fall Semester: Dr. Sebastian Stoian, 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. Ray von Wandruszka
Fundamental principles and techniques of chemical analysis; intro to sampling, standardization, data evaluation, gravimetric/volumetric methods, and instrumental techniques.
(Fall Only)

CHEM 254 - Quantitative Analysis Lab
Dr. Ray von Wandruszka
Laboratory portion of CHEM 253 - Quantitative Analysis

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. Jeff Cross
Aspects of organic chemistry important to students in the life sciences. 

CHEM 277 - Organic Chemistry I
Fall semester: Dr. Patrick Hrdlicka, Spring semester: Dr. Kristopher Waynant
Principles and theories of organic chemistry; properties, preparation, and reactions of organic compounds.

CHEM 278 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
Dr. Kristopher Waynant

CHEM 372 - Organic Chemistry II
Dr. Patrick Hrdlicka
Continuation of Chem 277.
(Spring only)

CHEM 374 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
Dr. Richard Williams
Lab to accompany Chem 372; includes synthesis, structure determination, and mechanisms.
(Spring only)

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 on the research done for placement in the permanent department files is required.

CHEM 499 - Directed Study

CHEM 302 - Principles of Physical Chemistry
Professor Eric B. Brauns
Emphasis on topics important to biological and agricultural science.
(Fall only)

CHEM 303 - Principles of Physical Chemistry Lab
Dr.  I. Francis Cheng
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. I. Francis Cheng
Lab to accompany Chem 305
(Fall only)

CHEM 308 - Physical Chemistry Lab II
Dr. Eric B Brauns
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)


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