AUCHE - Augustana Faculty - Chemistry

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Augustana Faculty

Below are the courses available from the AUCHE subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

AUCHE 110 - General Chemistry I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

A general introduction to chemistry. Topics include atomic structure; bonding and bonding theories; periodic trends; states of matter and intermolecular forces; and chemical kinetics. Prerequisites: Chemistry 30 and Mathematics 30-1.


AUCHE 112 - General Chemistry II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-3)

Continuation of AUCHE 110. Topics include thermodynamics, free energy, equilibria, acid-base chemistry, buffers, oxidation-reduction reactions, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Prerequisite: AUCHE 110.


AUCHE 211 - Communicating Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introductory course in communicating chemical data and chemistry information using a variety of different media and targeting diverse audiences. Topics to be discussed include information and scientific literacy, locating and evaluating appropriate sources of literature, written and oral communication of scientific information, strategies for writing a scientific paper, strategies for orally presenting scientific data and strategies for constructing a scientific poster. All topics are taught from a chemistry perspective with a focus on chemistry-based course content. Prerequisite: AUCHE 112


AUCHE 220 - Analytical Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Theoretical and practical aspects of chemical analysis. Topics include gravimetry, titrimetry, separations, acid-base equilibria, chromatography, and spectrophotometry. Examples emphasize the utility and limitations of analytical techniques. Prerequisite: AUCHE 112. Recommended corequisite: AUMAT 110 or 116.


AUCHE 222 - Instrumental Analysis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Study of the theory and practice of instrumental methods of analysis. Topics include atomic absorption and emission spectroscopy, fluorometry, liquid and gas chromatography, physical separations, and electrochemical methods. Examples include the analysis of chemicals with environmental importance. Prerequisite: AUCHE 220. Recommended corequisite: AUMAT 110 or 116.


AUCHE 230 - Inorganic Chemistry I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

An introduction to inorganic chemistry. Topics include: the electronic structure of atoms, bonding models and Molecular Orbital Theory, symmetry and point groups, donor-acceptor chemistry, structure and bonding of ionic solids and nuclear chemistry. Prerequisite: AUCHE 112.


AUCHE 232 - Inorganic Chemistry II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

An extension of AUCHE 230 with an emphasis on the structure, bonding, reactivity and characterization of transition metal complexes. Topics include: isomerism, stereochemistry, Crystal Field and Ligand Field Theory, ligand substitution, redox chemistry, electronic spectra, magnetochemistry and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Prerequisite: AUCHE 230.


AUCHE 250 - Organic Chemistry I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

An introduction to bonding and functionality in organic compounds. Mechanistic approach to solving problems will be emphasized, with discussion of the reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, and alkyl halides. The three-dimensional structure of molecules and the concept of stereochemistry will be examined. Infrared spectroscopy and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy will be applied in both the lecture and the lab. Prerequisite: AUCHE 110; AUCHE 112 is recommended.


AUCHE 252 - Organic Chemistry II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-3)

Continuation of AUCHE 250, again emphasizing a mechanist approach. The chemistry of alcohols, conjugated unsaturated systems, aromatic rings, carbonyl-containing compounds, organic reduction-oxidation reactions, and beta-dicarbonyl compounds will be discussed. Carbohydrate chemistry will be introduced as a way to explore many concepts in a biochemical context. Prerequisite: AUCHE 250.


AUCHE 277 - Introduction to Relativity and Quantum Mechanics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Special relativity; photons and matter waves; Bohr atom model; Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle; Schrödinger equation; one-dimensional systems; hydrogen atom; spin; Pauli Exclusion Principle; many-electron atoms; molecules. Prerequisites: AUCHE 112, AUMAT 112, and AUPHY 120. Corequisite: AUMAT 211 is recommended. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCHE 277, AUPHY 260.


AUCHE 279 - Physical Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of the principles and concepts of physical chemistry. Topics include the laws of thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium, phase equilibria, surface chemistry, chemical kinetics and catalysis and spectroscopy and photochemistry. Prerequisites: AUCHE 112 and AUMAT 110 or 116.


AUCHE 280 - Biochemistry: Proteins, Enzymes and Energy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The structure and function of proteins and enzymes and the structure, function and metabolism of carbohydrates. The structure and function of lipids, nucleic acids, and amino acids are introduced. The course focuses on how enzymes catalyze the oxidation of carbohydrates and how the cell conserves this energy in a useful chemical form. Prerequisites: AUBIO 111 and AUCHE 250. Notes: Formerly part of AUCHE 380. Credit may be obtained for only one of AUBIO 280 and AUCHE 280.


AUCHE 320 - Analytical Chemistry III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theory and application of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Prerequisite: AUCHE 222.


AUCHE 324 - Research Techniques in Analytical Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0-3)

An advanced analytical laboratory course utilizing spectroscopic, chromatographic and electroanalytical techniques. The emphasis will be on the application of the instrumental techniques for the analysis and identification of unknown samples. Prerequisites: AUCHE 320.


AUCHE 330 - Organometallic Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to organometallic chemistry. Topics include: the 18 electron rule, transition metal complexes of hydrides, phosphines, carbonyls, olefins, alkynes, polyolefins, cyclopentadienyl and related cyclic pi-ligands, metal-carbon sigma- and multiple bonds, organometallic reactions and related mechanisms, catalysis and industrial applications. Prerequisite: AUCHE 232.


AUCHE 341 - Introduction to Environmental Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course serves as an introduction to the chemical processes responsible for natural environmental phenomena and anthropogenic environmental sampling, climate change, pollution, waste management, fossil fuels and alternative energy technologies, toxic organic compounds and the principles of green chemistry. Prerequisites: AUCHE 112, third year standing, AUCHE 220 recommended.


AUCHE 350 - Organic Chemistry III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Continuation of the foundation laid in AUCHE 250 and 252, considering in greater depth and breadth topics, including: reactions of carbonyl compounds, conjugate additions, and 1H-NMR. Radical reactions, retrosynthesis and total synthesis (both overall strategy and key reactions) will also be explored. Prerequisite: AUCHE 252.


AUCHE 360 - Advanced Synthetic Laboratory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

This course is a guided-inquiry laboratory course that is focused on the development of modern organic and inorganic synthetic skills and techniques. Students will gain hands-on experience in researching, developing and implanting synthetic methodologies and analyzing experimental results. In addition, student will strengthen their communication skills through oral and written assignments. Prerequisites: AUCHE 232 and AUCHE 252. AUCHE 210 recommended.


AUCHE 377 - Quantum Chemistry II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Continuation of AUCHE 277. Prerequisites: AUMAT 211; one of AUCHE 277, AUPHY 260. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCHE 377 and AUPHY 360.


AUCHE 381 - Biochemistry: Intermediary Metabolism View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Structure, function, and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, and nucleic acids at the level of cells and organs. Prerequisites: AUBIO 280 or AUCHE 280. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCHE 381 and AUBIO 381.


AUCHE 390 - Senior Project I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-6)

A research project on a specific topic in chemistry to be determined jointly by the student and professor. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Notes: Admission to AUCHE 390 normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Chemistry. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUCHE 392 - Senior Project II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-6)

A research project on a specific topic in chemistry to be determined jointly by the student and professor. Prerequisite: AUCHE 390. Notes: Admission to AUCHE 392 normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Chemistry. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUCHE 397 - Directed Reading I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Supervised literature research project. Prerequisite: Third-year standing. Notes: Admission to AUCHE 397 normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Chemistry. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUCHE 399 - Directed Reading II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Supervised literature research project. Prerequisite: AUCHE 397. Notes: Admission to AUCHE 399 normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Chemistry. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUCHE 405 - Selected Topics in Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

In-depth examination of selected topics in Chemistry. Prerequisites: *12 of senior Chemistry, at least *3 of which must be in the subject area of the particular selected topics course.


AUCHE 410B - Senior Mentorship Experience View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, 0-1S-3)

This course will involve weekly laboratory instruction for general chemistry (AUCHE 110 and 112) labs. Students enrolled in the course will be responsible for supervision of students during the labs as well as mentoring of junior students who will be assisting in the lab. Students will be expected to attend weekly technical meetings on lab logistics, safety and procedures. In addition, students will attend biweekly seminars on teaching practice, communication and student mentorship experience. An important component of this course will be reflective assignments about the teaching experience. Prerequisites: AUCHE 112, third or fourth year standing, and consent of the instructors based on successful completion of the selection process.


AUCHE 450 - Enzymes and Enzyme Mechanisms View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of the mechanism of different classes of enzymes along with experimental techniques used in enzymology. Prerequisite: AUCHE 252. Note: AUBIO/AUCHE 280 (Biochemistry Proteins, Enzymes and Energy) is a suggested pre or corequisite.


AUCHE 490 - Advanced Project I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-6)

A research project on a specific topic in chemistry to be determined jointly by the student and professor. Prerequisite: AUCHE 390. Notes: Admission to AUCHE 490 normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Chemistry. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUCHE 492 - Advanced Project II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-6)

A research project on a specific topic in chemistry to be determined jointly by the student and professor. Prerequisite: AUCHE 390. Notes: Admission to AUCHE 492 normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Chemistry. An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUCHE 497 - Directed Reading III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Intensive study of a specific area of Chemistry as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing. Notes: Admission to AUCHE 497 normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Chemistry. An `Application for Individual Study' must be completed and approved before registration in the course.


AUCHE 499 - Directed Reading IV View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Intensive study of a specific area of Chemistry as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: Fourth-year standing and AUCHE 497. Notes: Admission to AUCHE 499 normally requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Chemistry. An 'Application for Individual Study' must be completed and approved before registration in the course.