Offered by Department of Chemistry
College of Natural and Social Sciences
- CHEM 805 - Chemical Management & Safety for HS Teachers - 1 hour
- This course addresses chemical management and safety issues that are commonly encountered in high school chemistry
laboratories and stockrooms.
- CHEM 810 - Environmental Chemistry for High School Teachers - 3 hours
- A study of the fate of chemicals in the air, water, and soil, and their impact on human health and the natural environment.
Topics will include water pollution and water treatment, greenhouse gases and ozone-layer destruction, sources and management of
- CHEM 820 - Inorganic Chemistry I for High School Teachers - 1-4 hours
- Designed specifically for high school teachers. The following topics will be covered in-depth; atomic theory, periodic
trends, and chemical bonding. Laboratory exercises will emphasize materials that can be used with high school students.
- CHEM 821 - Inorganic Chemistry II for High School Teachers - 1-4 hours
- Prereq: CHEM 820
The following topics will be covered in-depth: descriptive inorganic chemistry, acid-base concepts, and coordination compounds.
- CHEM 855 - Biochemistry for High School Teachers - 3 hours
- Prereq: none
Chemistry of fats, protein, carbohydrates, hormones, vitamins, and other biologically important compounds.
- CHEM 864 - Analytical Chemistry for High School Teachers - 2 hours
- Designed specifically for high school teachers. The following topics will be covered in-depth; laboratory equipment and techniques,
accuracy and precision, QA and QC, solubility, acid-base equilibrium, titrations, electrochemical methods, and spectroscopy.
Students should have a strong background in general chemistry topics prior to enrolling in this course.
- CHEM 865 - Instrumental Analysis for High School Teachers - 3-4 hours
- The following topics will be covered in-depth: titration, absorption and emission spectroscopy, chromatography. Laboratory
exercises emphasize materials to be used with high school students.
- CHEM 866 - Analytical Instrumental for High School Teachers - 1 hour
- Designed specifically for high school teachers. The following topics will be covered in-depth: laboratory equipment and techniques with a focus on advanced electrochemical methods, chromatography, and spectroscopy. Students should have a strong background in general chemistry topics prior to enrolling in this course.
- CHEM 882 - Physical Chemistry for High School Teachers - 3-4 hours
- Will cover in-depth each of the following topics: thermodynamics, equilibrium, chemical kinetics, and electrochemistry.
- CHEM 889 - Problems in Chemistry - 1-3 hours
- Prereq: courses necessary for the problems to be undertaken and permission of instructor
Independent investigations of chemistry problems. Three hours of laboratory work each week for each hour credit.
- CHEM 890 - Directed Research - 1-3 hours
- Independent original research of a selected topic in chemistry under the direction of a chemistry graduate faculty member.
- CHEM 896 - Thesis - 6 hours
- CHEM 899 - Special Topics - 1-3 hours
- This course will cover topics not addressed in other courses offered by the department. Most topics will consist of a highly
specialized area of study or revolve around issues or recent trends and innovations related to high school chemistry teaching.
* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.
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