Chemistry (CHEM)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

CHEM 1007

CHEM 1007 reviews material presented in CHEM 2070 lectures and also provides problem-solving strategies and practice. This course is recommended for students who want to improve their chemistry problem-solving ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6455CHEM 1007  LEC 001

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    • Johnson, S

  • A&S students receive transcript credit only; cannot be used toward graduation.

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7803CHEM 1007  LEC 002

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    • Johnson, S

  • A&S students receive transcript credit only; cannot be used toward graduation.

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  •  7849CHEM 1007  LEC 003

    • R
    • Johnson, S

  • A&S students receive transcript credit only; cannot be used toward graduation.

CHEM 1057

Reviews material presented in CHEM 3570 lectures and offers practice with CHEM 3570 material. Weekly reviews and problem solving sessions focus on the most important topics covered in lecture, and office ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6454CHEM 1057  LEC 001

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    • Walcott, J

  • A&S students receive transcript credit only; cannot be used toward graduation.

CHEM 1070

This course centers on the critical reasoning skills required to solve freshmen chemistry problems. Our regular freshman chemistry classes (CHEM 1560, CHEM 2070, CHEM 2090 and CHEM 2150) all presuppose ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  8670CHEM 1070  LEC 001

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    • Lee, S

  • A&S students receive transcript credit only; cannot be used toward graduation.

  •  9957CHEM 1070  LEC 002

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    • Lee, S

  • A&S students receive transcript credit only; cannot be used toward graduation.

CHEM 1150

Adam Sandler once said, "Chemistry can be a good and a bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it." Using this sophisticated view of chemistry ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

CHEM 1560

A one-semester introduction to chemistry, both qualitative and quantitative. CHEM 1560 prepares students for CHEM 1570; CHEM 1560 is not recommended for premedical or preveterinary students. Students planning ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6404CHEM 1560  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Lorey, D

  • See individual labs for starting dates. Latecomers for 1st mtg of labs forfeit their spot, but are not automatically dropped from the course. See below for start date of each lab. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm.

CHEM 2070

Covers fundamental chemical principles, with considerable attention given to the quantitative aspects and techniques important for further work in chemistry. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5888CHEM 2070  LEC 001

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    • Crane, B

      Lancaster, K

  • See individual labs for starting dates. Latecomers for 1st mtg of labs forfeit their spot, but are not automatically dropped from the course. See below for start date of each lab. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm.

  •  5889CHEM 2070  LEC 002

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    • Crane, B

      Lancaster, K

  • See individual labs for staring dates. Late comers for 1st mtg of labs, forfeit their spot but are not automatically dropped from the course, see below for start date of each lab.. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm.

CHEM 2090

Covers basic chemical concepts, such as reactivity and bonding of molecules, introductory quantum mechanics, and intermolecular forces in liquids and solids and gases.   Attention will be focused on aspects ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6440CHEM 2090  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Abruna, H

  • This course is for Engineering students. To register for the course, enter yourself on the Chemistry waitlist at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu/waitlist.cfm. Processing of the waitlist will begin mid-July. See individual labs for starting dates. Latecomers for 1st meeting of labs forfeit their placement, but are not automatically dropped from the course.

  •  6441CHEM 2090  LAB 401

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    • Staff

  •  6444CHEM 2090  LAB 404

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  •  8666CHEM 2090  LAB 405

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CHEM 2150

Intensive systematic study of the laws and concepts of chemistry, with considerable emphasis on quantitative aspects. CHEM 2150 covers electronic structure of atoms, chemical bonding, thermodynamics, kinetics, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5902CHEM 2150  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Wilson, J

  • See individual labs for starting dates. Latecomers for 1st mtg of labs forfeit their spot, but are not automatically dropped from the course. See below for start date of each lab. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm.

CHEM 2510

Introduction to the synthesis, separation, characterization, and handling of materials, including the applications of different types of chromatography, extraction, crystallization, infrared spectroscopy, ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  5926CHEM 2510  LEC 001

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    • Ruttledge, T

  • See individual labs for starting dates. Latecomers for 1st mtg of labs forfeit their spot, but are not automatically dropped from the course.

  •  5927CHEM 2510  LAB 401

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    • Ruttledge, T

  • Labs begin the first full week of class: August 28 - September 1. Enrollment will remain open until Friday, August 25th at noon. After this date, you will need the department's permission to switch or add the course.

  •  5928CHEM 2510  LAB 402

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    • Ruttledge, T

  • Labs begin the first full week of class: August 28 - September 1. Enrollment will remain open until Friday, August 25th at noon. After this date, you will need the department's permission to switch or add the course.

  •  5929CHEM 2510  LAB 403

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    • Ruttledge, T

  • Labs begin the first full week of class: August 28 - September 1. Enrollment will remain open until Friday, August 25th at noon. After this date, you will need the department's permission to switch or add the course.

  •  5930CHEM 2510  LAB 404

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    • Ruttledge, T

  • Labs begin the first full week of class: August 28 - September 1. Enrollment will remain open until Friday, August 25th at noon. After this date, you will need the department's permission to switch or add the course.

  •  5931CHEM 2510  LAB 405

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    • Ruttledge, T

  • Labs begin the first full week of class: August 28 - September 1. Enrollment will remain open until Friday, August 25th at noon. After this date, you will need the department's permission to switch or add the course.

  •  5932CHEM 2510  LAB 406

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    • Ruttledge, T

  • Labs begin the first full week of class: August 28 - September 1. Enrollment will remain open until Friday, August 25th at noon. After this date, you will need the department's permission to switch or add the course.

  •  5933CHEM 2510  LAB 407

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    • Ruttledge, T

  • Labs begin the first full week of class: August 28 - September 1. Enrollment will remain open until Friday, August 25th at noon. After this date, you will need the department's permission to switch or add the course.

CHEM 2870

Survey of the fundamental principles of physical chemistry, treating thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, and the electronic structure of atoms and molecules.CHEM 2870 satisfies the minimum requirement for ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEM 3020

Chemical and instrumental methods of analysis, including fluorescence spectroscopy, electrochemistry, UV-vis absorption spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, and gas chromatography. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5940CHEM 3020  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Petersen, P

  • See individual labs for staring dates, latecomers for 1st mtg of labs, forfeit their spot but are not automatically dropped from the course.

CHEM 3530

This course is deigned for students in engineering or biologically related fields requiring only a single semester of organic chemistry above the freshman level. CHEM 3530 is taught at a sophomore level ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

CHEM 3570

Study of the important classes of carbon compounds-including those encountered in the biological sciences. The course emphasizes their three-dimensional structures, mechanisms of their characteristic reactions, ... view course details

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CHEM 3600

Rigorous and systematic study of organic chemistry with a focus on molecules that have biological applications. The course emphasizes a mechanistic understanding of organic reactions and applies this knowledge ... view course details

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CHEM 3890

CHEM 3890 is an introduction to the quantum mechanics of atoms and molecules. The fundamental principles of quantum mechanics are introduced, and applications of the theory to atomic and molecular structure ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

CHEM 4210

Research in inorganic chemistry involving both laboratory and library work, planned in consultation with a faculty member. view course details

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CHEM 4330

Research in analytical chemistry involving both laboratory and library work, planned in consultation with a faculty member. view course details

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CHEM 4500

The course provides foundational concepts in applying small-molecule organic chemistry toolsets to probe the functions of living systems at the mechanistic and molecular level. Emphasis is placed ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEM 4610

Research in organic chemistry involving both laboratory and library work, planned in consultation with a faculty member. view course details

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CHEM 4770

Research in physical chemistry involving both laboratory and library work, planned in consultation with a faculty member. view course details

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CHEM 6050

A group theoretical analysis of bonding in main group compounds will be followed by a survey of modern coordination chemistry, including rudimentary spectroscopy and magnetism, and a detailed study of ... view course details

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CHEM 6650

The course focuses on properties of organic compounds; stereoelectronic principles that govern their reactivity and mechanisms; reaction thermodynamics and kinetics, and applications in stereoselective ... view course details

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CHEM 6690

Transition metal-based catalysts are invaluable in both organic and polymer synthesis. This course begins with an overview of organometallic chemistry and catalysis. Subsequent modules on catalytic synthesis ... view course details

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CHEM 6700

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CHEM 7870

This course will provide the mathematical background needed for graduate level study of topics in physical chemistry, such as quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics, as well as a set of analytical ... view course details

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CHEM 7910

The goal of this course is to impart an understanding of magnetic resonance fundamentals and phenomenology. The course will cover both nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and electron spin resonance (ESR) ... view course details

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CHEM 7930

Fundamental concepts in quantum mechanics. Topics will include: review of classical mechanics (Lagrangians and Hamiltonians); probability in classical and quantum mechanics; the mathematical language of ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded