Metropolitan State University

CHEM 479 : Special Topics in Chemistry

A. Course Description
Prerequisites: CHEM 112L General Chemistry II Laboratory Note: Some topics may have additional prerequisites.  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course will include an in depth study of a specific area of chemistry, and may include offerings in forensic chemistry, food chemistry, polymers, thermodynamics, medicinal chemistry, environmental chemistry, or other areas of interest or not represented in regular course offerings within the department. ** Note: this is a variable credit course with credit range of 1 - 5.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/26/2006 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Explain and apply scientific knowledge in the selected topic of chemistry, both theoretical and experimental, at the upper division level.
  2. Read and interpret primary scientific literature in chemistry.
  3. Recall, explain and apply the concepts, knowledge and vocabulary of chemistry at the level necessary for success in upper division and/or graduate study in this field.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Note: First day attendance required except by instructor permission.