Chemistry Department

Chemistry Course & Prerequisite Info

In the “Offered” column, F = fall semester, S = spring semester, U = summer.

All chemistry courses have a CHEM ### designation

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#Course TitlePrerequisiteCo-requisiteOffered
100Chemistry for Contemporary LivingFSU
130Chemical Principles ICompletion of MATH 156 or higher math placementFS
131Chemical Principles II with Inorganic Chemistry130FS
145Freshman Chemistry SeminarF
201Glass Blowing**
245Sophomore Chemistry SeminarF
310Modern Methods in Biochemistry332 or 333335FS
312Foundations of Chemical Analysis131FS
320Foundations of Organic Chemistry131a
322Instrumental Analysis312323 or 325S
323Physical Chemistry I312MATH 264 and PHYS 185 or 195F
324Physical Chemistry I Laboratory312(332 or 333 are highly recommended as prerequisites)MATH 264 and PHYS 185 or 195. To be taken with CHEM 323F
325Physical Chemistry II312MATH 264, PHYS 186 or PHYS 196S
326Physical Chemistry II Laboratory312(332 or 333 are highly recommended as prerequisites.)To be taken with CHEM 325.S
329Organic Chemistry I131FS
330Organic Chemistry I Lab329FS
331Organic Chemistry II329FSU
332Organic Chemistry II Lab330 and 331 b
333Organic Chemistry Lab329 and pre- or co-requisite: 331FSU
335Biochemistry I:  Structure and Function331 or 320FS
345Junior Chemistry Seminar245F
422Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistryinstructor’s permission, 323-326, and (331/332 or 333)F
430Advanced Physical Chemistry323-325326c
431Advanced Analytical ChemistryGrade of C or better in 322S
435Biochemistry II: Metabolism335S
441Chemistry Research I20 hours of chemistryFSU
442Chemistry Research II441441FSU
443Chemistry Research III325 and 326 and approval of proposal by the Chemistry DepartmentFSU
445Senior Chemistry SeminarF
473Inorganic Chemistry323 and 325Taken concurrently with 474F
474Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory324, 326 and (332 or 333)Taken concurrently with 473F
476Advanced Inorganic Chemistry473/474S
518Advanced Topics325, 326

Offered spring semester of even numbered years.

May be taken either prior to or concurrent with CHEM 332.  Chemistry majors typically take CHEM 331 concurrent with 332 or 333.

Offered spring semester of odd numbered years.