CHEM 537 (Polymer Synthesis):
Types of polymerization reactions. Kinetic and mechanistic studies of addition and condensation polymerizations by ionic, free radical and coordination initiators and catalysts. Ring opening polymerization, stereochemistry of polymerization.

CHEM 451 (Polymer Chemistry):

Basic concepts of polymer chemistry, condensation polymerization, addition polymerization, copolymerization, polymer structure and properties, molecular weight measurement of polymers, analysis and testing of polymers, industrially important polymers and copolymers and plastic technology.

CHEM 202 (Organic Chemistry II):

Identification of organic compounds by spectroscopic methods. Synthesis and properties of carboxylic acids and derivatives, aldehydes, ketones, amines, polycyclic and hetereocyclic aromatics, carbohydrates, amino acids and nucleic acids.
CHEM 201 (Organic Chemistry I):
Structure, stereochemistry and the properties of organic compounds, synthesis and reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, dienes, alicyclic, alcohols, ethers, mechanism of radical substitution, radical, electrophilic addition and electrophilic aromatic substitution.
CHEM 101 (General Chemistry I):
Chemical equilibria (gases, acids and bases, and solubility equilibria), chemical kinetics, spontaneity of reactions, coordination chemistry, nuclear chemistry, electrochemistry, chemistry of selected representative elements, organic structure and reactions, chemistry of materials.

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