Oklahoma State University

Courses (UG)

Undergraduate Course Offerings

1014 (L,N) Chemistry in Civilization. Lab 2. Symbols, methods and contributions to society by the chemical sciences. Includes polymers, pollution, energy, consumer chemicals, drugs, nuclear science and others. No credit for students with credit in 1215, 1314.topic
1215 (L,N) General Chemistry. Lab 2. Prerequisite: MATH 0123 or high school equivalent. The beginning chemistry course recommended for students in the applied biological sciences. No credit for students with credit in 1014, 1314.
1225 (N) General Chemistry. Lab 2. Prerequisite: 1215 or advanced placement. A continuation of general chemistry for students in the applied biological sciences. No credit for students with credit in 1515.
1314 (L,N) General Chemistry. Lab 2. Prerequisite: MATH 1513 or concurrent enrollment in 1613, 1715 or a higher level math course. The beginning chemistry course recommended for students in basic biological sciences (including premedical science and pre-veterinary science), physical sciences and engineering. No credit for students with credit in 1014, 1215.
1413 (L,N) Inquiry-based Chemistry. Lab 3. Prerequisite: PHYS 1313 recommended. Directed inquiry and hands on study of chemical reactions. Recommended for elementary education majors as a model course to learn and teach science.
1414 (L,N) General Chemistry for Engineers. Lab 2. Prerequisite(s): One year of high school chemistry or one semester of college chemistry; and MATH 1513 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in 1613, 1715 or a higher level math course. Survey course for engineers needing only one semester of chemistry. Thermodynamics, atomic structure, solid state, materials, equilibria, acids and bases, and electrochemistry. No credit for students in 1314.
1515 (L,N) General Chemistry. Lab 2. Prerequisite: 1314 or advanced placement. A continuation of general chemistry. No credit for students with credit in 1225.
2113 Principles of Analytical Chemistry. Prerequisites: 1515 and MATH 1513 or 1715. Modern theories of solutions, separation techniques and methods of analysis.
2122 Quantitative Analysis Laboratory. Lab 6. Prerequisite: 2113 or concurrent enrollment. Laboratory work related to material covered in CHEM 2113.
2990 Special Problems in Chemistry for Non-majors. 1-2 credits, maximum 2. Prerequisite: 1515 or concurrent enrollment. Independent training in chemistry at the lower-division level.
3015 The Chemistry of Organic Compounds. Lab 4. Prerequisites: 1215 and 1225 or equivalent. Terminal, one-semester non-majors course in organic chemistry covering the general principles of nomenclature, structures, bonding, methods of preparation, reactions and uses of acyclic, cyclic, and aromatic compounds. No credit for students with credit in 3053 or 3112.
3053 Organic Chemistry. Prerequisite: 1515 or equivalent. Hydrocarbons and their derivatives, including specific compounds of theoretical, biological or industrial importance. No credit for students with credit in 3015.
3112 Organic Chemistry Laboratory. Lab 6. Prerequisite: completion or concurrent enrollment in 3153. Laboratory exercises related to theoretical principles covered in CHEM 3053 and 3153. No credit for students with credit in 3015.
3153 Organic Chemistry. Prerequisite: 3053. A continuation of 3053.
3353 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry. Prerequisite: 1225 or 1515. Structures and properties of the elements and their many -compounds in the broadest sense which includes the modern technologically important materials, organometallics, and inorganic substances of biological significance.
3434 Physical Chemistry I. Prerequisites: 2113, MATH 2155. Introductory theoretical analysis of molecular structure, chemical bonding and macroscopic chemical systems using quantum theory, classical and statistical thermodynamics and kinetics.
3532 Physico-Chemical Measurements. Lab 6. Prerequisites: 2122, 3434. Apparatus, experimental methods and calculations employed in physico-chemical -investigations.
3553 Physical Chemistry II. Prerequisite: 3434. A continuation of 3434.
4020 Modern Methods of Chemical Analysis. 1-5 credits, maximum 5. Lab 2. Prerequisites: 2122, 3434. Theoretical and laboratory study of modern techniques, reagents and instruments employed in analytical chemistry.
Chemistry undergraduates must enroll in all 5 credit hours.
4101 Laboratory and Chemical Safety. Instruction on chemical safety, prudent laboratory practices, and federal, state, and OSU regulations on safety. Graded on a pass-fail basis.
4320 Chemical and Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds. 1-3 credits, maximum 3. Lab 6. Prerequisites: 3112 and 3153. Theory and practice in separating mixtures of organic compounds and in identifying organic compounds by spectroscopic methods.
4990 Special Problems. 1-6 credits, maximum 6. Lab 3-15. Prerequisite: senior standing. Training in independent work, study of relevant literature and experimental investigation of an assigned problem.