Graduate Courses
7400 Topics in Biochemistry - A lecture and seminar course dealing with selected topics of current interest in biochemistry and molecular biology.
7410 Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure - Applications of spectroscopic methods to chemical problems with emphasis on mass spectrometry and related techniques.
7450 Topics in Organic Chemistry - A discussion of current and general topics related to novel and interesting areas of organic chemistry appearing in the current literature.
7460 Topics in Synthetic Organic Chemistry - A course designed to acquaint students with specific methods of synthesis.
7520 Topics in Physical Chemistry - The topics will vary, depending on student needs and interests; they may include, but will not be limited to the following: electrochemistry, surface chemistry, electrochemical kinetics, or other specialized topics not available in regular course offerings.
7550 Design of Organic Synthesis - Conceptual methodology in the design of synthesis will be discussed with inclusion of computer-aided approaches. Examples from the current literature will be used to emphasize the conceptual aspects.
7560 Organometallic Chemistry - Recent advances in synthetic and structural organometallic chemistry.
7570 Recent Advances in Molecular Biochemistry - Selected topics from the recent literature on the structure and function of proteins and nucleic acids and their interactions.
7580 Chemical Crystallography - Theory and practice of crystal structure analysis with emphasis on single crystal x-ray diffractometry; structure-activity relationships in small organic and inorganic compounds; introduction to protein and nucleic acid crystal structure analysis.
7600 Topics in Inorganic Chemistry - Topics of current research interest in the area of inorganic chemistry including, but not limited to synthesis, structures, catalysis and reaction mechanisms.
7700 Topics in Analytical Chemistry - Topics of current research interest in analytical chemistry including, but not limited to mass spectrometry of large molecules, separation techniques, analysis of metals, surface analytical techniques, analysis of environmental samples, analysis of "real" samples, and sampling techniques.
7800 Topics in Theoretical Chemistry - Topics of current research interest in theoretical and computational chemistry from such areas as ab-initio quantum chemistry, molecular simulations, nonlinear reaction dynamics, spectroscopy and statistical mechanics.
7900 Seminar in Current Issues in Chemistry (see Course Page)


For more information on the Chemistry Graduate Program, please contact:

Keith Travis

Academic Programs Administrator