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Chemistry Summer Classes

Classes listed as "online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during a portion of their originally scheduled meeting times with additional coursework to be completed asynchronously. Session III online courses are all asynchronous.

CHEM 1110 R21 - Forensic Science
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: Th, 1 - 4 p.m.

An introductory lecture and laboratory course designed for non-science majors who have not taken chemistry. A study of the methods and techniques in forensic toxicology: glass and soil, paints, fibers, hair, blood, body fluids, fingerprints, toolmarks, and firearms. Several short lab experiments will be required. Lab fee. Fulfills the Physical Science requirement in Fordham's core curriculum

CRN: 11221
Instructor: Beer
3 credits


CHEM 1321 R11 - General Chemistry I Lecture
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A course covering the fundamental laws and theories of chemistry including chemical equations, atomic structure, gas laws, and chemical bonding. (Coreq: General Chemistry I Lab). CHEM 1321 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11239
Instructor: Padro Martinez
4 credits


CHEM 1322 R21 - General Chemistry II Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 1321, including kinetics, equilibrium, elementary thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. (Prereq: General Chemistry I Lecture; Coreq: General Chemistry II Lab). CHEM 1322 R21 syllabus.

Closed
Instructor: Firooznia
4 credits


CHEM 1331 R21 - General Chemistry I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Online: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1321. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Chemistry I Lecture)

CRN: 11240
Instructor: Beer
2 credits


CHEM 1331 R22 - General Chemistry I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Online: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1321. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Chemistry I Lecture)

CRN: 11242
Instructor: Srinivas
2 credits


CHEM 1332 R21 - General Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 22 - August 11, 2020
Online: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1322. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Prereq: General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: General Chemistry II Lecture)

Closed
Instructor: Beer
2 credits


CHEM 1332 R22 - General Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 22 - August 11, 2020
Online: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1322. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Prereq: General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: General Chemistry II Lecture)

Closed
Instructor: Padro Martinez
2 credits


CHEM 2521 R11 - Organic Chemistry I Lecture
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

An introduction to bonding, structure, and reactivity of organic compounds, including aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, alkylhalides, and alcohols. Concepts include orbital hybridization, stereochemistry, equilibrium reactions, transition state theory, and kinetics. Reaction mechanisms and structure elucidation are emphasized.

Closed
Instructor: Saba
4 credits


CHEM 2522 R21 - Organic Chemistry II Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 2521. Concentrates on the chemistry of aromatic, carbonyl, and amino compounds, with particular emphasis on reaction mechanism and synthesis. Includes descriptive chemistry of biologically important molecules such as carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids. Aspects of synthetically important cycloaddition reactions will also be discussed. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture; Coreq: Organic Chemistry II Lab)

Closed
Instructor: Ciaccio
4 credits


CHEM 2541 R21 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A laboratory course introducing the students to the experimental techniques of organic chemistry. Lab fee. (Coreq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture)

Closed
Instructor: Saba
2 credits


CHEM 2541 R22 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A laboratory course introducing the students to the experimental techniques of organic chemistry. Lab fee. (Coreq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture)

CRN: 11247
Instructor: Ciaccio
2 credits


CHEM 2542 R21 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 22 - August 11, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 2541. Lab fee. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: Organic Chemistry II Lecture)

CRN: 11226
Instructor: Ciaccio
2 credits


CHEM 2542 R22 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 22 - August 11, 2020
Online: MTW, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 2541. Lab fee. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: Organic Chemistry II Lecture)

CRN: 11227
Instructor: Saba
2 credits