AUCHE - Augustana Faculty - Chemistry

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Augustana Faculty

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

AUCHE 110 - General Chemistry I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

A general introduction to chemistry. Topics include molecular shames and Lewis structures; states of matter and intermolecular forces; qualitative and quantitative aspects of equilibrium, acid/base chemistry and buffers. Prerequisites: Chemistry 30 and Mathematics 30-1.


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 110.


AUCHE 212 - General Chemistry II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Continuation of AUCHE 110. Topics include atomic structure, periodic trends, reaction kinetics, thermodynamics, chemical equilibria, and hybrid theory. Prerequisite: AUCHE 110. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCHE 112 (2021) and AUCHE 212.


AUCHE 213 - General Chemistry II Lab View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 1-0-3)

This lab course introduces students to fundamental concepts in chemistry and foundational chemistry lab techniques. Concepts include atomic structure, reaction kinetics and electrochemistry. Techniques include rudimentary reaction set-ups, analytical testing, product characterization and use of basic chemical laboratory instrumentation. Co-requisites: AUCHE 212.


AUCHE 220 - Analysis I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theoretical and practical aspects of chemical analysis. Topics include titrimetry, separations, acid-base equilibria, chromatography, and spectrophotometry. Examples emphasize the utility and limitations of analytical techniques. Prerequisite: AUCHE 212. Recommended corequisite: AUMAT 110 or 116.


AUCHE 221 - Analysis I Lab View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

This is a lab course that introduces students to the principles and techniques of analytical chemistry. Laboratory experiments will include analysis techniques that involve titrimetry, electrochemistry, spectrophotometry and chromatography. Prerequisites: AUCHE 213. Corequisites: Recommended AUCHE 220.


AUCHE 230 - Structure and Bonding View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to the principles of molecular structure and chemical bonding. Topics include: the electronic structure of atoms, bonding models and Molecular Orbital Theory, symmetry and point groups, structure and bonding of ionic solids, structure and bonding of transition metal complexes, stereochemistry and conformational isomerism. Prerequisite: AUCHE 110.


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 - Synthesis I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

An introduction to bonding and functionality in organic compounds. Qualitative factors affecting acidity and basicity will be introduced, as well as the concept of aromaticity. A mechanistic approach to learning reactions will be emphasized, with discussion of the nucleophilic acyl additions and substitutions, nucleophilic reactions adjacent to carbonyls, simple substitutions, and electrophilic aromatic substitutions. The three-dimensional structure of molecules and the concept of stereochemistry will also be examined. Prerequisite: AUCHE 212; AUCHE 230 is recommended.


AUCHE 251 - Synthesis I Lab View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 1-0-3)

This lab course introduces students to the principles and techniques of inorganic and organic synthesis. Concepts include organic redox reductions, nucleophilic acyl addition and substitution reactions, elimination reactions and additions to alkenes. Techniques introduced include melting point analysis, liquid-liquid extraction, reflux, distillation, thin-layer chromatography and interpretation of gas chromatographs and infrared spectra. Prerequisite: AUCHE 213. Corequisite: 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 212, 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 212 and AUMAT 110 or 116.


AUCHE 305 - Selected Topics in Chemistry View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

In-depth examination of selected topics in Chemistry. Prerequisites: *6 in Chemistry at the 200 level, *3 of which must be in the subject area of the particular selected topics course.


AUCHE 323 - Analysis II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of the theory and practice of instrument 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. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCHE 222 (2021) and AUCHE 323.


AUCHE 324 - Analysis II Lab View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

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 221.


AUCHE 325 - Analysis 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 320. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCHE 320 (2021) and AUCHE 325.


Starting: 2022-09-01

AUCHE 325 - Analysis III

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theory and application of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Prerequisite: AUCHE 323. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCHE 320 (2021) and AUCHE 325.


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 212, third year standing, AUCHE 220 recommended.


AUCHE 350 - Synthesis II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to inorganic chemistry with particular emphasis on the bonding, reactivity and characterization of transition metal complexes. Topics include: Donor-acceptor chemistry, ligand substitution, redox chemistry, photochemical reactions, electronic spectra, magnetochemistry, NMR spectroscopy and an introduction to organometallic chemistry. Prerequisite: AUCHE 250.


AUCHE 351 - Synthesis II Lab View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

This lab course is an extension of AUCHE 251 and introduces students to intermediate and advanced synthetic laboratory principles and techniques. Concepts include the synthesis of transition metal and organometallic complexes, the rational design and synthesis of organic ligand systems, reactions of metal complexes and inert atmosphere synthesis. Students will also gain experience analyzing and interpreting real-world data acquired from a variety of characterization techniques, including NMR, UV-Vis, IR and magnetic susceptibility. Prerequisite: AUCHE 251.


AUCHE 352 - Synthesis III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An extension of AUCHE 350 and an introduction to catalysis. Topics include: Common organometallic ligand systems, organometallic reactions and related mechanisms, homogenous, heterogeneous and asymmetric catalysis, catalyst synthesis and design, flow chemistry and industrial catalytic applications. Prerequisite: AUCHE 350.


AUCHE 353 - Synthesis III Lab 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 implementing synthetic methodologies and analyzing experimental results. In addition, student will strengthen their communication skills through oral and written assignments. Prerequisites: AUCHE 351. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCHE 353 and AUCHE 360 (2021).


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 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 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 250. Note: AUBIO 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.