This course focuses on the application of spectroscopic techniques to the identification of organic and inorganic compounds. Topics include ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, mass spectrometry and nuclear magnetic resonance. The application of these important techniques to environmental chemistry and biomedical science will be discussed. In the laboratory, students will have the opportunity to synthesize, purify and characterize compounds using the methods listed above.


CHEM 201 (C-); or CHEM 211 (C-) and CHEM 204 (C-)

Course Notes

CHEM 311 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.

CHEM 311 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees. CHEM 311 is an approved Science course. CHEM 311 is an approved Laboratory Science course.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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