Academic Calendar

Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 1100  Introductory Chemistry 1: Atomic and Molecular Structure and Energetics  3 cr  

This course provides a basic understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry. By the end of this course, students will understand the periodic table, energy in chemistry, atomic and molecular structures, and the concept of chemical reactivity. May not be held with the former CHEM 1300 or CHEM 1301.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of Chemistry 40S (50%), CSKL 0100 (P), or the former CHEM 0900 (P)] and [one of Applied Mathematics 40S (50%), Pre-calculus Mathematics 40S (50%), the former Mathematics 40S (300) (50%), or MSKL 0100].

Attributes: Science, Recommended Intro Courses

CHEM 1110  Introductory Chemistry 2: Interaction, Reactivity, and Chemical Properties  3 cr  

This course builds upon students' foundation in chemistry to give them a better understanding of chemical reactivity and physical properties. May not be held with the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 1100, the former CHEM 1300, or CHEM 1301.

Attributes: Science, Recommended Intro Courses

CHEM 1120  Introduction to Chemical Techniques  3 cr  

This course builds understanding in chemistry through active learning in the lab. By performing lab experiments, students will gain skills in making observations, safe handling of chemicals, handling laboratory equipment, quantitative analysis, data processing, and scientific communication. These skills are fundamental for student success in chemistry. In addition, students will be given a broader appreciation of chemistry in the world by introducing them to chemical sustainability, chemical responsibility and chemical applications. May not be held with CHEM 1122, CHEM 1126, the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [70% in Chemistry 40S and (one of 70% in Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S, 70% in Applied Mathematics 40S, or a "B" or better in MSKL 0100] or [one of CHEM 1100, the former CHEM 1300, CHEM 1301, CSKL 0100 (P), or the former CHEM 0900 (P)].

Attributes: Science, Recommended Intro Courses

CHEM 1122  Introduction to Chemical Techniques for Engineering 1  1.5 cr  

For Price Faculty of Engineering students only. This course builds understanding in chemistry through active learning in the lab. By performing lab experiments, students will gain skills in making observations, safe handling of chemicals, handling laboratory equipment, quantitative analysis, data processing, and scientific communication. These skills are fundamental for student success in chemistry. In addition, students will be given a broader appreciation of chemistry in the world by introducing them to chemical sustainability, chemical responsibility and chemical applications. May not be held with CHEM 1120, the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [70% in Chemistry 40S and (one of 70% in Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S, 70% in Applied Mathematics 40S, or a "B" or better in MSKL 0100)] or [one of CHEM 1100, the former CHEM 1300, CHEM 1301, CSKL 0100 (P), or the former CHEM 0900 (P)].

Attributes: Science

CHEM 1126  Introduction to Chemical Techniques for Engineering 2  1.5 cr  

This course builds understanding in chemistry through active learning in the lab. By performing lab experiments, students will gain skills in making observations, safe handling of chemicals, handling laboratory equipment, quantitative analysis, data processing, and scientific communication. These skills are fundamental for student success in chemistry. In addition, students will be given a broader appreciation of chemistry in the world by introducing them to chemical sustainability, chemical responsibility and chemical applications. May not be held with CHEM 1120, the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Pre- or corequisite: CHEM 1122.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 1130  Introduction to Organic Chemistry  3 cr  

Structures, properties and reactions of organic molecules. May not be held with the former CHEM 1320, CHEM 2100, the former CHEM 2210, or CHEM 2211.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 1100, the former CHEM 1300, or CHEM 1301.

Attributes: Science, Recommended Intro Courses

CHEM 2100  Organic Chemistry 1: Foundations of Organic Chemistry  3 cr  

An introduction to the concepts of organic reactivity and bonding in organic molecules. Preparation and properties of functionalized organic molecules. May not be held with CHEM 1130, the former CHEM 1320, the former CHEM 2210 or CHEM 2211.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [CHEM 1110 and (one of CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)] or the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2110  Organic Chemistry 2: Foundations of Organic Synthesis  3 cr  

An introduction to fundamental concepts of organic reactions and synthetic strategies. The application of functional group interconversions to organic synthesis will be discussed. May not be held with the former CHEM 2220 or CHEM 2221.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 2100 or the former CHEM 2210 or CHEM 2211.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2122  Experimental Organic Chemistry  3 cr  

This course will introduce organic chemistry synthetic methods, purification techniques and product analyses. As well, infrared, 1H and 13C NMR spectroscopy theory and applications as applicable to organic chemistry will be taught. Students will gain experience conveying information through different media as well as chemical literacy skills. May not be held with the former CHEM 2220 or CHEM 2221.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [CHEM 1110 and (one of CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)] or the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2240  Applied Chemistry for Engineers  3 cr  

Bonding, surface chemistry, phase rule, electrochemistry, materials and descriptive inorganic chemistry of selected elements.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: CHEM 1100, the former CHEM 1300, or CHEM 1301.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2300  Inorganic Chemistry 1: Structure and Applications  3 cr  

Overview of chemical bonding, structure and reactivity across the Periodic Table, illustrated by examples highlighting inorganic aspects of materials science and biochemistry. This course will cover an overview of periodic trends and their relationships to some properties of the elements, aspects of chemical bonding, reactivity of some inorganic molecules and materials, with examples of applications of inorganic chemistry in a variety of settings. May not be held with the former CHEM 2380, the former CHEM 2381, the former CHEM 2400 or CHEM 2401.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [CHEM 1110 and (one of CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)] or the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2510  Introduction to Analytical Chemistry  3 cr  

This course will introduce students to the theoretical principles on which quantitative analytical methods are based, and will prepare students to plan and perform experimental work and to interpret the results. May not be held with the former CHEM 2470 or CHEM 2471.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [CHEM 1110 and (one of CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)] or the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2520  Introduction to Analytical Chemistry Techniques  2 cr  

Practical laboratory designed to introduce students to the art of traditional/classical wet analytical chemistry techniques. Experiments focus on quantitative analytical chemistry determinations using gravimetric, titrimetric and spectrophotometric methods. May not be held with the former CHEM 2470 or CHEM 2471.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [(CHEM 1110 and (one of CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)) or (the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311)].

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2560  Water Quality Analysis for Engineers  3 cr  

(Lab Required) Principles and applications of chemical and instrumental methods for the analysis of water quality. This course is restricted to students in Civil Engineering.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2600  Physical Chemistry 1  3 cr  

An exploration of the underlying principles of atomic and molecular spectroscopy and the application of such tools to probe chemical and physical properties of matter on a microscopic scale. Aspects of ultraviolet, visible, vibrational, rotational and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopies are explored. May not be held with the former CHEM 2260, CHEM 2261, the former CHEM 2280, or the former CHEM 2281.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [(CHEM 1110 and (one of CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)) or (the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311)] and [one of MATH 1230, MATH 1500, MATH 1501, MATH 1510, MATH 1520, the former MATH 1530, or MATH 1690].

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2700  Biochemistry 1: Biomolecules and an Introduction to Metabolic Energy  3 cr  

An introductory course dealing with the kinds of molecules encountered in biochemistry, and the concept of metabolic energy as a product of catabolism and a requirement for biosynthesis. Also offered as MBIO 2700. May not be held with the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, the former CHEM 2770, CHEM 2730, the former CHEM 2860, the former MBIO 2360, MBIO 2361, MBIO 2700, MBIO 2730, or the former MBIO 2770.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [(CHEM 1110 and (one of CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)) or (the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311)] and [BIOL 1030 or BIOL 1031].

Equiv To: MBIO 2700

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2710  Biochemistry 2: Catabolism, Synthesis, and Information Pathways  3 cr  

An introductory course dealing with the basic metabolic processes that occur in living cells, including the production and use of metabolic energy, the breakdown and synthesis of biomolecules; the synthesis of DNA, RNA and proteins; and the regulation of these processes. Also offered as MBIO 2710. May not be held with the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, CHEM 2750, the former CHEM 2780, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, MBIO 2710, MBIO 2750, or the former MBIO 2780.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of CHEM 2700, the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, the former CHEM 2860, MBIO 2700, the former MBIO 2360, or MBIO 2361] and [one of CHEM 2100, the former CHEM 2210, or CHEM 2211].

Equiv To: MBIO 2710

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2720  Principles and Practices of the Modern Biochemistry Laboratory  3 cr  

This course will provide an introduction to the practical and theoretical foundations of the most commonly used techniques in the modern biochemistry laboratory. May not be held with the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, CHEM 2740, the former CHEM 2780, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, or the former MBIO 2780.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [CHEM 1110 and (one of CHEM 1120 or CHEM 1126)] or the former CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1311. Note: This course may be used in the B.Sc. General Degree towards the Advanced Level Science requirements for either Chemistry or Microbiology.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2730  Elements of Biochemistry 1  3 cr  

Basic concepts of biochemistry including the properties of biomolecules (amino acids and proteins, enzymes, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids) and aspects of energy production in cells. Primarily for students in Agricultural and Food Sciences and four-year Biological Sciences programs in Science. May not be used as part of an Honours, Major, General, or Minor program in Chemistry or in Microbiology. Also offered as MBIO 2730. May not be held with the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, CHEM 2700, the former CHEM 2770, the former CHEM 2860, the former MBIO 2360, MBIO 2361, MBIO 2700, MBIO 2730, or the former MBIO 2770.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of CHEM 1110, CHEM 1130, the former CHEM 1310, CHEM 1311, or the former CHEM 1320] and six credit hours of university level BIOL courses.

Equiv To: MBIO 2730

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2740  Introduction to the Biochemistry Laboratory  3 cr  

This course is intended primarily for students in Agricultural and Food Sciences and four-year Biological Sciences programs who would benefit from hands-on experience of the most commonly used techniques in the modern biochemistry laboratory. The course will provide practical training in the use of micropipettors and spectrophotometers for the quantitation and analysis of proteins and enzymes, carbohydrates and DNA. Students will learn the application of various chromatographic and centrifugation-based techniques for biomolecule purification and analysis with an emphasis on topics of specific relevance to agriculture and food sciences. May not be used as part of an Honours, Major, General, or Minor program in Chemistry or in Microbiology. May not be held with the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, CHEM 2720, the former CHEM 2780, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, the former MBIO 2780.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: one of CHEM 1110, CHEM 1130, the former CHEM 1310, CHEM 1311, or the former CHEM 1320.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 2750  Elements of Biochemistry 2  3 cr  

This course deals with nitrogen and lipid metabolism, representative biosynthetic pathways, and synthesis and importance of DNA, RNA and proteins. Primarily for students in Agricultural and Food Sciences and four-year Biological Sciences programs in Science. May not be used as part of an Honours, Major, General, or Minor program in Chemistry or Microbiology. Also offered as MBIO 2750. May not be held with the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2780, the former CHEM 2860, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371, MBIO 2750, or the former MBIO 2780.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: one of CHEM 2730, CHEM 2700, the former CHEM 2770, the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, the former CHEM 2860, MBIO 2730, MBIO 2700, the former MBIO 2770, the former MBIO 2360, or MBIO 2361.

Equiv To: MBIO 2750

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3100  Organic Chemistry 3: Advanced Organic Synthesis  3 cr  

The course consists of a detailed discussion of the reactions that facilitate functional group interconversions in organic synthesis. The opportunity to explore specific topics in considerable detail will develop a solid foundation for strategies in organic synthesis. The concept of retrosynthesis will be used to further develop these strategies. May not be held with the former CHEM 3390.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 2110, the former CHEM 2220, or CHEM 2221.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3120  Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory Techniques  2 cr  

This course will develop advanced techniques of organic chemistry synthetic methods as well as introduce advanced physical organic methods in the studying of thermodynamics and/or kinetics of organic reactions. The application of 1H and 13C NMR spectroscopy to the analysis of reaction mixtures and purified products will be taught. Students will further refine their skills in the analysis and accurate reporting of chemical characterization data. May not be held with the former CHEM 3580 or the former CHEM 4690.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: one of (CHEM 2110 and CHEM 2122), the former CHEM 2220, or CHEM 2221.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3300  Inorganic Chemistry 2: Reactivity and Properties  3 cr  

Advanced chemistry of the elements with emphasis on chemical reactivity, electronic structure and physical properties of inorganic compounds. May not be held with the former CHEM 3380 or the former CHEM 3400.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 2300, the former CHEM 2380, the former CHEM 2381, the former CHEM 2400, or CHEM 2401.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3320  Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory  2 cr  

Laboratory with focus on synthesis, reactivity and characterization of inorganic compounds. This course will explore a range of inorganic compounds using various synthetic methods, characterization tools and property measurements. Data recording, data analysis and report writing are integral parts of this course. May not be held with the former CHEM 3380 or the former CHEM 3400.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 2300, the former CHEM 2380, the former CHEM 2381, the former CHEM 2400, or CHEM 2401.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3500  Instrumental Analysis  3 cr  

A course dealing with the theory of standard instruments used for chemical and biochemical analyses. An introduction to the interpretation of data obtained from such analyses. May not be held with the former CHEM 3590 or ENVR 3550.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of (CHEM 2510 and CHEM 2520), the former CHEM 2470, or CHEM 2471.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3520  Instrumental Analysis Laboratory  2 cr  

A course dealing with the practical use of standard instruments used for chemical and biochemical analyses. Students will learn a variety of state-of-the-art analytical techniques that will benefit their training as chemists, and learn the principles of experimental method development. May not be held with the former CHEM 3590 or ENVR 3550.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of (CHEM 2510 and CHEM 2520), the former CHEM 2470, or CHEM 2471. Pre- or corequisite: CHEM 3500.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3600  Physical Chemistry 2  3 cr  

This course provides an introduction to thermodynamics and related topics in chemistry. The thermodynamics governing processes will be explored. In particular, the behaviour of real gases, ideal and non-ideal solutions and reactions involving these materials will be explored from a detailed thermodynamic perspective. May not be held with the former CHEM 2290 or the former CHEM 2291.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of CHEM 2600, the former CHEM 2260, CHEM 2261, the former CHEM 2280, or the former CHEM 2281] and [one of MATH 1700, MATH 1701, MATH 1710, MATH 1690, or MATH 1232].

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3620  Physical Chemistry Laboratory  2 cr  

This laboratory course introduces students to a wide range of experimental methods to explore the physical properties of matter and the important thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of reactions. May not be held with the former CHEM 2290 or the former CHEM 2291.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of CHEM 2600, the former CHEM 2260, CHEM 2261, the former CHEM 2280, or the former CHEM 2281] and [one of MATH 1700, MATH 1701, MATH 1710, MATH 1690, or MATH 1232].

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3700  Biophysical Chemistry  3 cr  

The application of physical chemistry to biological problems, with an emphasis on quantitative interpretation. Topics include enzyme kinetics, bioenergetics, transport processes and spectroscopy. May not be held with the former CHEM 3570 or CHEM 3571.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of CHEM 2700, the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, the former CHEM 2860, MBIO 2700, the former MBIO 2360, or MBIO 2361] and [one of MATH 1230, MATH 1500, MATH 1501, MATH 1510, or MATH 1520].

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3760  Advanced Methods for the Biochemistry Laboratory  4 cr  

A laboratory-focused course introducing students to advanced methods in the purification, structural and functional analysis of important biomolecules. Registration is restricted to students in a B.Sc. Honours or Major program in Biochemistry. Space permitting, students in B.Sc. Honours or Major programs in Chemistry or Microbiology may register with permission from the course instructor. May not be held with the former CHEM 4700.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [(one of CHEM 2710 or MBIO 2710) and CHEM 2720] or one of the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3820  Integrated Chemistry Laboratory 1  2 cr  

This course will serve as an introduction to laboratory projects that are designed to be conducted in an independent manner by individual students. This course will provide an opportunity for students to get laboratory experience that is beyond what is typically offered in a discipline-specific undergraduate laboratory course.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [one of CHEM 2122, the former CHEM 2220, or CHEM 2221] and [one of CHEM 2520, the former CHEM 2470, or CHEM 2471] and nine additional credit hours of CHEM courses at the 2000 level or above.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3840  Integrated Chemistry Laboratory 2  3 cr  

This course will serve as an advanced laboratory project course that is designed for independent study by individual students. This course will provide an opportunity for students to get laboratory experience that is more reflective of a research environment.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: CHEM 3820.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3980  Work Term 1  0 cr  

Work assignments in business, industry or government for students registered in the Chemistry Honours or Major Cooperative program. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail grade only).

Attributes: Science

CHEM 3990  Work Term 2  0 cr  

Work assignments in business, industry or government for students registered in the Chemistry Honours or Major Cooperative program. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail grade only).

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4100  Materials Chemistry  3 cr  

This course emphasizes the synthesis, structure, properties and applications of a wide variety of materials, providing insight into the chemistry behind many common and high-tech materials and devices. Specific examples include solar cells, fibre optics, batteries, polymer composites, magnetic and multiferroic materials. May not be held with CHEM 4570 when titled "Materials Chemistry".

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: CHEM 3300, the former CHEM 3400, or the former CHEM 3380.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4110  Introduction to Computational Chemistry  3 cr  

This course provides an introduction to modern Computational Chemistry and its application to chemical problems, with a strong focus on practical applications. May not be held with the former CHEM 3260 or the former CHEM 4660.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of CHEM 2600, the former CHEM 2260, CHEM 2261, the former CHEM 2280, or the former CHEM 2281] and nine additional credit hours of CHEM courses at the 2000 level or above.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4130  Elementary Quantum Chemistry and Molecular Bonding  3 cr  

Elementary quantum chemistry and its applications to structure and bonding in molecules and solids. May not be held with the former CHEM 3360.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: CHEM 2600, the former CHEM 2260, CHEM 2261, the former CHEM 2280, or the former CHEM 2281.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4150  Symmetry, Spectroscopy, and Structure  3 cr  

Applications of symmetry in chemistry; molecular spectroscopy; structure of solids. May not be held with the former CHEM 3370.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: CHEM 2600, the former CHEM 2260, CHEM 2261, the former CHEM 2280, or the former CHEM 2281.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4170  Introduction to Polymer Chemistry  3 cr  

This course will provide a general introduction to important aspects of polymer chemistry. Specifically, students will be introduced to concepts relevant to the synthesis, characterization of physical chemistry and properties of polymers and polymer materials. Additionally, topics such as specialty polymers and advanced applications from contemporary literature will be explored. May not be held with the former CHEM 3490.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: CHEM 3600, the former CHEM 2290, or the former CHEM 2291.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4360  Signalling and Regulation of Gene Expression  3 cr  

The biochemistry of cell response to external stimuli, with emphasis on animals. Cell surface receptors and ligands; signalling to the nucleus; phosphorylation and proteolysis; transcription; gradients in cell patterning. May not be held with CHEM 4361.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, or MBIO 2371.

Equiv To: CHEM 4361

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4370  Glycobiology and Protein Activation  3 cr  

The role of carbohydrate containing biomolecules in biochemistry and their importance for understanding some genetic diseases. The importance of limited proteolysis in activation of biomolecules. May not be held with CHEM 4371.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, or MBIO 2371.

Equiv To: CHEM 4371

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4570  Topics in Inorganic Chemistry  3 cr  

A variety of topics from recent literature. This is an advanced 4000 level course. Registration requires departmental permission. This course may not be offered every year - check with department for availability.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4580  Topics in Organic Chemistry  3 cr  

Selected topics dealing with the structure and reactivity of organic compounds. This is an advanced 4000 level course. Registration requires departmental permission. This course may not be offered every year - check with department for availability.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4590  Bioanalytical Methods  3 cr  

(Lab required) This course introduces different methods used currently for the analysis of biological materials. Qualitative and quantitative aspects are explored. Instrumentation is described and practical methods are designed.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 3500, the former CHEM 3590, or ENVR 3550.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4610  Advanced Chemical Techniques  6 cr  

A workshop course consisting of lectures, problem solving, and lab based advanced instrumental techniques. The course is designed to train potential research students in techniques like NMR, mass spectroscopy, and chromatography. This course is required of all final year Honours students in Chemistry. May not be held with the former CHEM 4600.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [CHEM 3300, the former CHEM 3400, or the former CHEM 3380] and [CHEM 3500 or the former CHEM 3590] and [CHEM 3600, PHYS 3670, the former CHEM 2290, or the former CHEM 2291].

Mutually Exclusive: CHEM 4600

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4620  Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids  3 cr  

The structure of nucleic acids; synthesis and sequence determination; interaction with drugs and protein. May not be held with CHEM 4621.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371.

Equiv To: CHEM 4621

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4630  Biochemistry of Proteins  3 cr  

The structure and function of proteins, their physical and chemical properties and methods for studying them. May not be held with CHEM 4631.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 2710, the former CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371, MBIO 2710, the former MBIO 2370, or MBIO 2371.

Equiv To: CHEM 4631

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4670  Drug Design and Drug Discovery  3 cr  

An understanding of the design, synthesis and interactions of drug molecules. Emphasis will be on novel drug-like molecules in the early stages of drug discovery with special focus on brain diseases and infectious diseases.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisites: [one of CHEM 2110, CHEM 2221, or the former CHEM 2220] and [one of CHEM 2700, the former CHEM 2360, CHEM 2361, MBIO 2700, the former MBIO 2360, MBIO 2361, or the former CHEM 2860].

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4680  Organometallic Chemistry  3 cr  

Chemistry of organometallic compounds of the transition metals and representative elements.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: one of CHEM 3100, CHEM 3300, the former CHEM 3400, the former CHEM 3380, the former CHEM 3390.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4710  Research Project in Chemistry or Biochemistry  6 cr  

(Lab required) A research project in any aspect of chemistry or biochemistry, chosen in consultation with the course administrator and an appropriate supervising faculty member. Written reports and oral presentation at the end of the project will be required. The course is normally available only to final year students in chemistry programs. May not be held with CHEM 4711 or MBIO 4530.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: Permission of the course administrator.

Equiv To: CHEM 4711

Mutually Exclusive: BTEC 4000, MBIO 4530, MBIO 4531

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4800  Topics in Physical/Theoretical Chemistry  3 cr  

Selected topics related to physical chemistry properties of matter, their measurement, and computational methods for studying them. This is an advanced 4000 level course, registration only by Departmental permission. This course may not be offered every year - check with department for availability.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4802  Topics in Analytical Chemistry  3 cr  

Selected topics on the most recent and sensitive techniques described in the literature in the Analytical, Bioanalytical and Environmental areas. A selection of topics among separation, surface, ionization, spectroscopy, voltammetry and spectrometry techniques will be covered. This is an advanced 4000 level course, registration only by Department permission. This course may not be offered every year - check with department for availability.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4804  Topics in Biochemistry  3 cr  

Selected advanced topics relevant to the study of biomolecules. This is an advanced 4000 level course, registration only by Departmental permission. This course may not be offered every year - check with department for availability.

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4980  Work Term 3  0 cr  

Work assignments in business, industry or government for students registered in the Chemistry Honours or Major Cooperative program. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail grade only).

Attributes: Science

CHEM 4990  Work Term 4  0 cr  

Work assignments in business, industry or government for students registered in the Chemistry Honours or Major Cooperative program. Requires submission of a written report covering the work completed during the four-month professional assignment. (Pass/Fail grade only).

Attributes: Science