CHEM 3111. Organic Chemistry 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L with a grade of C or better in each. Co-requisite: CHEM 3311. Serving as an introduction to modern organic chemical theory and practice, topics covered in this course consist of the following: vocabulary of organic chemistry, covalent bonding models, thermodynamics and kinetics of organic reactions, systematic nomenclature, drawing structures, conformational analysis, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and functional group interconversions involving ionic mechanisms.
CHEM 3112. Organic Chemistry 2 (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CHEM 3111 and CHEM 3311 with a grade of C or better in each. Co-requisite: CHEM 3312. A continuation of CHEM 3111 with an emphasis on the following topics: complex reaction mechanisms, multistep synthesis of organic compounds, molecular orbital theory, pericyclic reactions, and radical reactions.
PHYS 1111. Introductory Physics 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MATH 1113 with a grade of "C" or better. Co-requisite: PHYS 1311. An introductory course which will include mechanics (kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, momentum and collisions, and rotational motion and statics), and may also include thermodynamics and waves. Elementary algebra and trigonometry will be used. (Course fee required.)
PHYS 1311. Introductory Physics 1 Lab (0-3-1) Prerequisite: MATH 1113 with a grade of "C" or better. Corequisite: PHYS 1111. Selected laboratory experiments paralleling the topics covered in PHYS 1111. (Course fee required.)
CHEM 3311. Organic Chemistry 1 Lab (0-3-1) Corequisite: CHEM 3111. Introduction to laboratory techniques such synthesis, chromatography, spectroscopy, molecular modeling, stereochemistry, and writing scientific reports (Course fee required.)
CHEM 3312. Organic Chemistry 2 Lab (0-3-1) Prerequisite: CHEM 3111 and CHEM 3311 with a grade of "C" or better in each; Corequisite: CHEM 3112. A continuation of CHEM 3311 with added emphasis on multi-step reactions, chromatographic techniques, obtaining and interpreting spectral data and access/utilization of the scientific literature. (Course fee required.)
CHEM 3141. Biochemistry 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisites: CHEM 3111 and CHEM 3311 with a grade of C or better in each. An introduction to various classes of biochemically significant molecules, membrane structure and dynamics, enzyme kinetics, catabolic and anabolic reactions, and the utilization of biochemical literature.
PSYC 2103. Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3-0-3) Prerequisite: PSYC 1101 with a grade of C or better. This course will cover theories and chronological aspects of physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional development across the lifespan. This course will provide a general overview of human psychological development and serve as a foundation for more advanced courses.
PSYC 3155. Social Psychology (3-0-3) Prerequisite: PSYC 1101 with a grade of "C" or better. An introduction to how people think about, influence, and relate to one another. Topics covered may include attitudes, persuasion, stereotypes/prejudice, attraction, and the application of social psychology research. Students may attempt the course only three times.
PSYC 3165. Cross-Cultural Psychology (3-0-3) Prerequisite: PSYC 1101 with a grade of "C" or better. An introduction to how cultures differentially affect human psychology. Psychological universals, sources of psychological diversity, and the Western culture bias that historically exists in the psychological research literature will be presented. Students may attempt the course only three times.