Chemistry Allied Field

Chemical formula

Chemistry is the study of the molecular structure, properties, and reactions of matter. Within the Neuroscience major, the Chemistry Allied Field focuses on organic chemistry, chemistry of life processes, and the uses of chemistry in biological experimentation, diagnostics, and therapeutics.

Electives in the Chemistry Allied Field (choose 6 units)

Courses in the first group are listed separately because they are pre-requisites for some of the additional electives in Chemistry.

  • CHEM 210-1 or 212-1 Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 210-2 or 212-2 Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 210-3 or 212-2 Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 220 Introductory Instrumental Analysis
  • CHEM 230-2 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (laboratory for CHEM 210-2, 0.34 units)
  • CHEM 230-3 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (laboratory for CHEM 210-3, 0.34 units)
  • CHEM 232-1 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (laboratory for CHEM 212-1, 0.34 units)
  • CHEM 232-2 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (laboratory for CHEM 212-2, 0.34 units)

Projected Annual Course Plans: CHEM

Additional Electives in Chemistry

  • CHEM 305 Chemistry of Life Processes
  • CHEM 307 Materials and Nanochemistry
  • CHEM 308 Design, Synthesis, and Applications of Nanomaterials 
  • CHEM 316 Medicinal Chemistry: The Organic Chem of Drug Design and Action
  • CHEM 329 Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 342-1 Thermodynamics
  • CHEM 342-2 Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 342-3 Kinetics and Statistical Thermodynamics
  • CHEM 348 Physical Chemistry (for ISP)
  • CHEM 350-1 Advanced Laboratory 1

Projected Annual Course Plans: CHEM