Courses

CHEM 1105. Laboratory for CHEM 1305.

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1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
3 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1305 w/D or better)

CHEM 1106. Laboratory for CHEM 1306.

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1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
3 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1306 w/D or better)

CHEM 1305. General Chemistry.

(Common Course Number CHEM 1311) Descriptive and quantitative aspects of chemistry suitable for students intending a degree in science or engineering; Includes fundamental concepts underlying the discipline, atomic structure, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, chemical bonding and molecular structure.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1105 w/C or better ) AND (MATH 1508 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better ) OR (A02 score between 26 and 36 ) OR (S02 score between 600 and 800 ) OR (MATH 1508A w/C or better AND MATH 1508B w/C or better AND MATH 1508C w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411A w/C or better AND MATH 1411B w/C or better AND MATH 1411C w/C or better ) AND (MATH 1508 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2301 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better ) OR (BANM score between 4 and 5 ) OR (ACCL score between 081 and 120 AND BANM score between 4 and 5 ) OR (BANM score between 4 and 5 AND EPCM score between 081 and 120 ) OR (MATH 1411A w/C or better AND MATH 1411B w/C or better AND MATH 1411C w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1508A w/C or better AND MATH 1508B w/C or better AND MATH 1508C w/C or better)

CHEM 1306. General Chemistry (C).

(Common Course Number CHEM 1312) A continuation of CHEM 1305; Includes intermolecular forces, quantitative aspects of chemical kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1105 w/C or better AND CHEM 1305 w/C or better ) AND (CHEM 1106 w/C or better ) AND (MATH 1508 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) OR (A02 score of 26 ) OR (S02 score of 600 ) OR (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better)

CHEM 1407. Introductory Chemistry (C).

Introductory Chemistry (3-3) (Common Course Number CHEM 1405) Basic concepts relating to composition, structure, and transformation of matter. Satisfies the chemistry requirement for nursing. Students who need a foundation for work in advanced chemistry and related sciences or engineering fields should take CHEM 1305, CHEM 1105, CHEM 1306, and CHEM 1106.

4 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 0311 w/C* or better ) OR (MATH 1319 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1320 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1508 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2301 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 0311 w/S* or better ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 ) OR (ACCL score between 051 and 120 AND BANM score between 3 and 5 ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 AND EPCM score between 051 and 120 ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 AND MAPM score between 714 and 725 ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 AND MATE score between 36 and 48 ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 AND TAKM score between 2200 and 2821 ) OR (MATH 1411A w/C or better AND MATH 1411B w/C or better AND MATH 1411C w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1508A w/C or better AND MATH 1508B w/C or better AND MATH 1508C w/C or better ) OR (STAT 1380 w/C or better)

CHEM 1408. Introductory Chemistry (C).

Introductory Chemistry (3-3) (Common Course Number CHEM 1407) A continuation of CHEM 1407. Includes surveys of organic chemistry and biochemistry.

4 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1407 w/D or better ) AND (MATH 0311 w/C* or better ) OR (MATH 1319 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1320 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1508 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2301 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 ) OR (MATH 0311 w/S* or better ) OR (ACCL score between 051 and 120 AND BANM score between 3 and 5 ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 AND EPCM score between 051 and 120 ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 AND MAPM score between 714 and 725 ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 AND MATE score between 36 and 48 ) OR (BANM score between 3 and 5 AND TAKM score between 2200 and 2900 ) OR (MATH 1411A w/C or better AND MATH 1411B w/C or better AND MATH 1411C w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1508A w/C or better AND MATH 1508B w/C or better AND MATH 1508C w/C or better ) OR (MDM2 score of Y ) OR (MATH 0120 w/C or better AND ACCL score between 035 and 120 ) OR (MATH 0120 w/C or better AND MAPM score between 613 and 725 ) OR (MATH 0120 w/C or better AND MATE score between 26 and 48 ) OR (STAT 1380 w/C or better ) OR (NCBM M021 w/S* or better ) OR (TSIM score of 350 ) OR (SXDG score of 1 ) OR (SXMA score of 1 ) OR (SXMN score of 1 ) OR (SXOI score of 1 ) OR (SXTR score of 1 ) OR (S02 score between 500 and 800 AND S05 score between 1070 and 1600 ) OR (A02 score between 19 and 36 AND A05 score between 23 and 36 ) OR (STRM score between 4000 and 6396 ) OR (CPMA score of 1 ) OR (NCBM M011 w/S* or better)

CHEM 2101. Molecular Model./Chem. Info..

Molecular Modeling and Chemical Information (0-3) Introduction to computational methods for molecular visualization, structure optimization, and modeling; includes strategies for chemical data analysis and obtaining chemical information from the internet and conventional sources. Laboratory fee required.

1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
3 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1306 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 1106 w/D or better)

CHEM 2124. Lab for Organic Chemistry 2324.

Laboratory for Organic Chemistry 2324 (0-3) Many not be counted in addition to CHEM 3221. The Chemistry Department offers a Departmental Examination to award upper division credit for CHEM 3321 and CHEM 3322 (the current majors' organic chemistry lecture sequence) by successful performance on an examination covering the fundamental aspects of the two-semester organic chemistry sequence to students who have taken sophomore level organic lecture coursework at other institutions of higher education. Successful performance on this Examination by students transferring two semester hours of sophomore level organic laboratory will at the same time earn two credit hours of 3000 level organic laboratory (CHEM 3221). The opportunity of a Departmental Examination to award upper division credit is viewed as an "extra" stimulus to promote student learning in the organic courses.

1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
3 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1306 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2324 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 1106 w/D or better)

CHEM 2125. Lab for Organic Chemistry 2325.

Laboratory for Organic Chemistry (0-3) Many not be counted in addition to CHEM 3221. The Chemistry Department offers a Departmental Examination to award upper division credit for CHEM 3321 and CHEM 3322 (the current majors' organic chemistry lecture sequence) by successful performance on an examination covering the fundamental aspects of the two-semester organic chemistry sequence to students who have taken sophomore level organic lecture coursework at other institutions of higher education. Successful performance on this Examination by students transferring two semester hours of sophomore level organic laboratory will at the same time earn two credit hours of 3000 level organic laboratory (CHEM 3221). The opportunity of a Departmental Examination to award upper division credit is viewed as an "extra" stimulus to promote student learning in the organic courses.

1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
3 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 2325 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 3324 w/C or better)

CHEM 2161. Laboratory for CHEM 2261.

Laboratory for Chemistry 2261 (0-3).

1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
3 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of CHEM

CHEM 2221. Organic Chemistry I Lab.

Laboratory for CHEM 2321.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
6 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Corequisite(s): CHEM2321

CHEM 2222. Organic Chemistry II Lab.

Laboratory for CHEM 2322.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
6 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Corequisite(s): CHEM2322

CHEM 2261. The Periodic Table.

The Periodic Table (2-0) A survey course that expounds the principles of periodicity in the descriptive chemistry of the elements. Among the areas covered will be the alkali earth metals, the carbon/silicon/germanium/tin and lead group, the chemistry of nitrogen, phosphorus, and the halogen. Where possible, pertinent technical applications of the elements, and materials derived from them, will be presented, e.g., medicinal, inorganic polymet, and semi-conductor applications.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of CHEM

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1106 w/D or better AND CHEM 1306 w/D or better)

CHEM 2321. Organic Chemistry I.

A study of the chemical bonding and structure in organic molecules, functional group synthesis and reactions, reaction mechanisms, nomenclature, stereochemistry and isomerism. Intended for chemistry majors and others requiring a comprehensive approach to organic chemistry. May not be counted in addition to CHEM 2324.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1106 w/C or better AND CHEM 1306 w/C or better)

Corequisite(s): CHEM2221

CHEM 2322. Organic Chemistry II.

A continuation of CHEM 2321. Intended for chemistry majors and others requiring a comprehensive approach to organic chemistry. May not be counted in addition to CHEM 2325.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 2221 w/C or better AND CHEM 2321 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 3221 w/C or better AND CHEM 3321 w/C or better)

Corequisite(s): CHEM2222

CHEM 2324. Organic Chemistry.

Organic Chemistry (3-0) A study of the fundamental types of carbon compounds. intended for students not requiring the detailed comprehensive courses specified for the BS degree in Chemistry. May not be counted in addition to CHEM 3321. The Chemistry Department offers a Departmental Examination to award upper division credit for CHEM 3321 and CHEM 3322 (the current majors' organic chemistry lecture sequence) by successful performance on an examination covering the fundamental aspects of the two-semester organic chemistry sequence to students who have taken sophomore level organic lecture coursework at other institutions of higher education. Successful performance on this Examination by students transferring two semester hours of sophomore level organic laboratory will at the same time earn two credit hours of 3000 level organic laboratory (CHEM 3221). The opportunity of a Departmental Examination to award upper division credit is viewed as an "extra" stimulus to promote student learning in the organic courses.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1306 w/C or better ) AND (CHEM 1106 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 2124 w/C or better)

CHEM 2325. Organic Chemistry.

Organic Chemistry (3-0) A continuation of CHEM 2324 with emphasis on organic compounds and their reactions to living systems. May not be counted in addition to CHEM 3322. The Chemistry department offers a Departmental Examination to award upper division credit for CHEM 3321 and CHEM 3322 (the current majors' organic chemistry lecture sequence) by successful performance on an examination covering the fundamental aspects of the two-semester organic chemistry sequence to students who have taken sophomore level organic lecture coursework at other institutions of higher education. Successful performance on this Examination by students transferring two semester hours of sophomore level organic laboratory will at the same time earn two credit hours of 3000 level organic laboratory (CHEM 3221). The opportunity of a Departmental Examination to award upper division credit is viewed as an "extra" stimulus to promote student learning in the organic courses.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 2324 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 3324 w/C or better ) AND (CHEM 2125 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 3124 w/C or better)

CHEM 3110. Lab for Chemistry 3310.

Laboratory for CHEM 3310 (0-4).

1 Credit Hour
4 Total Contact Hour
4 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3310 w/D or better)

CHEM 3131. Lab for Chemistry.

Provides practical laboratory experience in techniques of biochemical assay and analysis.

1 Credit Hour
4 Total Contact Hour
4 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 2221 w/C or better AND CHEM 2321 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 2124 w/C or better AND CHEM 2324 w/C or better)

CHEM 3151. Lab for Chemistry 3351.

Laboratory for Chemistry 3351 (0-4).

1 Credit Hour
4 Total Contact Hour
4 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3351 w/D or better)

CHEM 3152. Lab for Chemistry 3352.

Laboratory for Chemistry 3352 (0-4).

1 Credit Hour
4 Total Contact Hour
4 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3352 w/D or better)

CHEM 3221. Lab for Chemistry 3321.

Laboratory for Chemistry 3321 (0-6).

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
6 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3321 w/D or better)

CHEM 3222. Lab for Chemistry 3322.

Laboratory for Chemistry 3322 (0-6).

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
6 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3321 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 2321 w/C or better)

CHEM 3310. Analytical Chemistry.

Analytical Chemistry (3-0) Quantitative measurements and calculations, chemical equilibrium as applied to analyses and separations. This course is designed for Chemistry majors.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3322 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2325 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2322 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 3222 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2125 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2222 w/D or better ) AND (PHYS 2421 w/D or better ) AND (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better)

CHEM 3330. Biochem I:Struc & Function.

A study of the major classes of biomolecules, incluiding amino acids, proteings, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids and their physiological relevance; with introductions to biochemical techniques and enzyme kinetics. Prerequisties CHEM 2321-2221 or CHEM 2324-2124.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of BIOL,CHEM,MICR,PRMD

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 2221 w/C or better AND CHEM 2321 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 2124 w/C or better AND CHEM 2324 w/C or better)

CHEM 3332. Biochem II: Dynam & Bioenerg.

The study of bioenergetics, cellular metabolism, and regulation of enzyme function.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of BIOL,CHEM,MICR,PRMD

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3330 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 4330 w/C or better)

CHEM 3351. Physical Chemistry.

Physical Chemistry (3-0) Properties of substances in gaseous, liquid and solid states; solutions, thermodynamics, kinetics and other advanced topics.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1106 w/D or better AND CHEM 1306 w/D or better ) AND (PHYS 2421 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 3151 w/D or better ) AND (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better)

CHEM 3352. Physical Chemistry.

Physical Chemistry (3-0) Applications of quantum mechanics to spectroscopy and chemical bonding.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1106 w/D or better AND CHEM 1306 w/D or better ) AND (PHYS 2421 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 3152 w/D or better ) AND (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better)

CHEM 4134. Structural Biochemistry Lab.

Structural Biochemistry Laboratory (0-4) Methods to analyze bio-macromolecule structure and function. Students will interpret current literature and will clone, express, purify, and crystallize a protein for X-ray data collection and structure determination. Course fee required.

1 Credit Hour
4 Total Contact Hour
4 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of BIOL,CHEM,MICR

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 4131 w/C or better AND CHEM 4330 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 3131 w/C or better AND CHEM 3330 w/C or better)

Corequisite(s): CHEM4334

CHEM 4165. Inorganic Chemistry Lab.

Laboratory for Inorganic Chemistry (0-4) Provides laboratory practical exposure for students taking Inorganic CHEM 4365.

1 Credit Hour
4 Total Contact Hour
4 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 4365 w/D or better)

CHEM 4176. Introduction to Research.

Introduction to Research (0-0-3) An independent, original research investigation based on prior arrangement between the student and a supervising faculty of the Department. Can be repeated for credit up to a cumulative six (6) credit hours of CHEM 4176 and CHEM 4376; All credit accrued will be counted as elective hours only.

1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
3 Other Hour

CHEM 4211. Instrumental Meths Analyt Chem.

Instrumental Methods of Analytical Chemistry (2-0) A study of spectroscopic and electrical methods of chemical analysis.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3322 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2322 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2325 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 3352 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 4212 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 3110 w/D or better AND CHEM 3310 w/D or better)

CHEM 4212. Lab for Chemistry 4211.

Laboratory for Chemistry 4211 (0-6).

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
6 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 4211 w/D or better)

CHEM 4328. Advanced Topics Organic Chem.

Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry (3-0) Selected topics at the undergraduate level which are not usually covered in introductory courses in organic chemistry. Course may be repeated for credit when topics vary.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3322 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 3325 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2322 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2325 w/D or better)

CHEM 4334. Structural Biochemistry.

Examines bio-macromolecules from a structural point of view, focusing primarily on protein complexes. Includes interpretation of different levels of bimolecular structure (primary to tertiary), structure and function relationships and three dimensional structure determination techniques such as x-ray crystallography and cryo- electron microscopy.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 4330 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 3131 w/C or better AND CHEM 3330 w/C or better)

Corequisite(s): CHEM4134

CHEM 4335. Biophysical Chemistry.

Application of physical chemistry to the study of biological systems and the major classes of macromolecular biological structures; emphasis on the relation of structure to biological function.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 4131 w/C or better AND CHEM 4330 w/C or better ) OR (CHEM 3131 w/C or better AND CHEM 3330 w/C or better)

CHEM 4362. Structure of Matter.

Structure of Matter (3-0) Introduction to quantum theory; atomic and molecular structure; atomic and molecular spectra; chemical bonding. This course meets the American Chemical Society requirements for an advanced course in inorganic chemistry.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (PHYS 2421 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 3352 w/D or better)

CHEM 4365. Inorganic Chemistry.

Inorganic Chemistry (3-0) Principles of molecular structure and chemical reactivity of inorganic compounds; coordination chemistry and introduction to ligand field theory, symmetry and group theory; kinetics and mechanisms of inorganic reactions; organometallic compounds; chemistry of nonmetals and physical methods in inorganic chemistry.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3322 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2322 w/D or better ) AND (CHEM 3352 w/D or better)

CHEM 4376. Introduction to Research.

Introduction to Research (0-0-9) An independent, original research investigation based on prior arrangement between the student and a supervising faculty of the Department. Can be repeated for credit up to a cumulative of six (6) credit hours of CHEM 4176 and CHEM 4376; all credit accrued will be counted as elective hours only.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of CHEM

CHEM 4380. Polymer Chemistry.

Polymer Chemistry (3-0) A survey of high polymers, including synthesis, characterization, and structure-property relationships. Considers step and chain polymerization, stereochemistry, and copolmerization. Also thermally stable polymers, conducting and photoactive polymers.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 3322 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 3325 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2322 w/D or better ) OR (CHEM 2325 w/D or better)