|112s Chemistry for Citizens Basic chemical principles and their application to topics of current concern to society, such as health and consumerism. Intended as a course for non-science majors. Students with prior credit for Chemistry 118, 141, or 145 may not receive credit for Chemistry 112. Lecture and laboratory.
Three or four credit hours. N. MILLARD
 Chemistry of Life Basic chemical principles applied to the study of living organisms, including such topics as nutrition, disease, drugs, biotechnology, and exercise. Intended as a course for non-science majors. Students with prior credit for Chemistry 112, 141, or 145 may not receive credit for Chemistry 118. Lecture and required laboratory; satisfies the laboratory science distribution requirement.
Three credit hours. N.
141f General Chemistry Fundamental principles, with examples selected from: inorganic chemistry; stoichiometry; atomic theory; chemical bonding; thermochemistry; gases, liquids, and solids; solutions; chemical equilibria; electrochemistry; chemistry of certain important elements; radioactivity. Students with prior credit for Chemistry 145 may not receive credit for Chemistry 141. Lecture, discussion, and laboratory. Four credit hours. N. KATZ, RICE
142s General Chemistry Fundamental principles, with examples selected from: inorganic chemistry; stoichiometry; atomic theory; chemical bonding; thermochemistry; gases, liquids, and solids; solutions; chemical equilibria; electrochemistry; chemistry of certain important elements; radioactivity. Students with prior credit for Chemistry 145 may not receive credit for Chemistry 142. Lecture, discussion, and laboratory. Prerequisite: Chemistry 141. Four credit hours. N. CONRY
143f Turbo Chemistry A recitation section designed to amplify the material covered in General Chemistry lecture with extra challenging homework, practice exams, and required group problem sets.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
One credit hour. KING
144s Turbo Chemistry A recitation section designed to amplify the material covered in General Chemistry lecture with extra challenging homework, practice exams, and required group problem sets.
One credit hour. KING
145f Honors General Chemistry Introductory chemistry for students with strong pre-college chemistry preparation. An accelerated course covering similar topics as Chemistry 141 and 142 with an additional focus on modern bonding theory. Students with prior credit for Chemistry 141 or 142 may not receive credit for Chemistry 145. Lecture and laboratory.
Four credit hours. N. RICE
151j K-8 Chemistry Outreach Activities Development of hands-on activities to fulfill physical science goals required by Maine Learning Results. Students will create instructional science experiments for chosen age levels and will implement activities for schoolchildren in area classrooms and on campus. Lecture only.
Prerequisite: Chemistry 112 with laboratory or 118 with laboratory or 141.
Three credit hours. N. MILLARD, MILLER
197j Origins of Life, Earth, and the Universe An interdisciplinary course covering aspects of chemistry, biology, astronomy, and geology as they pertain to origins of life, earth, and the universe. The student will gain an appreciation for science and the work that scientists perform by becoming immersed in a field of scientific study, working collaboratively, reading the literature, writing a review paper, and giving an oral presentation. Intended as a course for non-science majors. Students with prior credit for Chemistry 112, 118, 141, or 145 may not receive credit for Chemistry 197.
Three credit hours. N. WACKERLY
197Aj Climate Change and Oceans Listed as Environmental Studies 197A.
Three credit hours. N. TWINING
217s Environmental Chemistry Application of chemical principles to the environment with an emphasis on the interaction among chemical, physical, geological, and biological processes. Current topics such as acid deposition, global warming, atmospheric ozone loss, and the fate and toxicity of heavy metals will be discussed in the context of natural environmental processes. Prerequisite: Chemistry 142.
Three credit hours. KING
241f, 242s Organic Chemistry Theories encountered in Chemistry 141 and 142 are used as the basis for a detailed study of the relationships among structure, reactivity, and synthesis of organic compounds. Lecture, discussion, and laboratory. The laboratory explores the use of separation techniques, synthesis, and spectral techniques in organic chemistry.
Prerequisite: Chemistry 142; Chemistry 241 is prerequisite for 242.
Four credit hours. THAMATTOOR
255j Nuclear Magnetic Resonance The theory and practice of one- and two-dimensional NMR. Spectral interpretation, the theory of pulsed techniques, and Fourier transformation will be discussed for solution spectroscopy. Examples include complex organic species and biological macromolecules, including proteins. Laboratory exercises include sample preparation and common two-dimensional experiments, including polarization transfer (INEPT), chemical shift correlation (COSY, HETCOR), and nuclear overhauser effect (NOESY) spectroscopy. Offered in alternate January Programs. Lecture and laboratory.
Prerequisite: Chemistry 241. Three credit hours. SHATTUCK
331f Chemical Methods of Analysis A study of fundamentals of analytical chemistry. Lectures devoted to principles underlying chemical analysis; acid/base, redox, and complex equilibria; and quantitative treatment of data. Lecture and laboratory.
Prerequisite: Chemistry 142. Four credit hours. KING
332s Instrumental Methods of Analysis Instruction in instrumental methods, including modern electroanalytical methods, absorption spectroscopy, fluorescence, Raman spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and chromatography. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: Chemistry 331. Chemistry 342 is recommended.
Four credit hours. KING
341f, 342s Physical Chemistry The laws and theories of chemical reactivity and the physical properties of matter. Emphasis is placed on chemical equilibrium, molecular bonding, and the rates of chemical reactions. Major topics in 341: thermodynamics, solutions, and reaction kinetics. In 342: quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, and statistical mechanics. Lecture and laboratory.
Prerequisite: Chemistry 142 or 145, Physics 142 or 145. Chemistry 342 may be taken before 341 with permission of the instructor.
Five credit hours. SHATTUCK
362s Medical Biochemistry Listed as Biochemistry 362.
Four credit hours. RICE
367f Biochemistry of the Cell I Listed as Biochemistry 367.
Four or five credit hours. MILLARD
368s Biochemistry of the Cell II Listed as Biochemistry 368.
Four or five credit hours. GREENWOOD, MILLARD
378s Molecular Biology Listed as Biochemistry 378.
Four credit hours. JOHNSON
411f Inorganic Chemistry Current models and concepts in inorganic chemistry, with emphasis on both structural and reaction aspects. Topics include bonding and structure, periodic properties, acid-base theories, nonaqueous solvents, applications of thermodynamics, coordination compounds, and selected areas of descriptive chemistry of current interest. Lecture only. Prerequisite: Chemistry 142 (or 145) and permission of instructor. Chemistry 342 is recommended. Three credit hours. CONRY
413f Inorganic Laboratory Studies Synthesis and characterization of inorganic and organometallic compounds of both the representative and transition elements. Discussion and laboratory. Co-requisite: Chemistry 411.
Two credit hours. CONRY
431s Mechanistic Organic Chemistry Computational methods for examining organic reaction mechanisms, focusing on the generation and chemistry of important organic reactive intermediates and emphasizing techniques such as laser flash photolysis and matrix isolation spectroscopy.
Three credit hours. THAMATTOOR
 Advanced Organic Chemistry The logic and methods of organic synthesis are explored. The elementary organic reactions studied in Chemistry 241, 242 are augmented and used in the synthesis of biologically and chemically important molecules. Lecture only. Prerequisite: Chemistry 242 or equivalent. Four credit hours.
 Symmetry and Spectroscopy Use of principles of symmetry and group theory as an aid in understanding chemical bonding, interpreting molecular vibrational and electronic spectroscopy, and rationalizing symmetry control of reactions. Lecture only. Prerequisite: Chemistry 411. Four credit hours.
444s Advanced Topics in Biochemistry A detailed look at current trends in experimental research at the interface of chemistry and biology. Thorough review of modern experimental strategies, critical analyses of recent literature, and development of proposals to address important problems will be of primary focus. Topics will include proteomics, chemical biology, bioinformatics, and advanced enzymology. Lecture only.
Prerequisite: Biochemistry 367 and 368 (the latter may be taken concurrently.)
Four credit hours. RICE
481f, 482s Special Topics in Environmental Chemistry Primarily a laboratory course with emphasis on independent studies of environmentally related topics. A paper and oral presentation are required. Prerequisite: Chemistry 217 and permission of the department. One to three credit hours. KATZ, KING, RICE
483f, 484js Honors in Research in Chemistry Laboratory and library work involving a senior and one or more chemistry faculty members on a clearly defined project that results in an honors thesis. Prerequisite: Permission of the department and recommendation of the faculty sponsor. One to four credit hours. FACULTY
491f, 492s Independent Study Laboratory work of a research nature may be arranged with the instructor.
One to four credit hours. FACULTY
493f, 494s Senior Seminar Discussion of topics of current interest in all areas of chemistry. Presentations by invited speakers from other colleges, universities, and industry. Seniors give a presentation on their research each semester. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing as a chemistry major.
One credit hour. KING, THAMATTOOR