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Table of Curriculum 2016-08-11

   Undergraduate  Program   (Go to a Website for yearly Academic Affairs Guide)

 

 

Classification

Subject No.

 

Subject  Name

Lecture:Lab.:Credit (Homework)

 

Semester

 

Remark

 

 

 

 

 

Mandatory

CH211

Physical Chemistry I

3:0:3(3)

Spring

 

CH213

Physical Chemistry II

3:0:3(3)

Fall

CH221

Organic Chemistry I

3:0:3(3)

Spring

CH223

Organic Chemistry II

3:0:3(3)

Fall

Major

CH241

Inorganic  Chemistry I

3:0:3(3)

Fall

Course

CH252

Chemistry Major Lab  I

0:6:2(3)

Fall

CH352

Chemistry Major Lab  II

0:6:2(3)

Spring

CH353

Chemistry Major Lab  III

0:6:2(3)

Fall

CH361

Introduction  to  Analytical  Chemistry

3:0:3(3)

Fall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elective Major Course

CH242

Inorganic  Chemistry II

3:0:3(3)

Spring

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**

CH315

Physical Chemistry III

3:0:3(3)

Spring

CH325

Bioorganic Chemistry

3:0:3(3)

Spring

CH336

Physical Organic  Chemistry

3:0:3(3)

Fall

CH381

Biochemistry I

3:0:3(3)

Spring

CH382

Biochemistry II

3:0:3(3)

Fall

CH416

Introduction  to  Molecular  Spectroscopy

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

CH417

Chemical Reaction Dynamics

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

CH418

Computational Chemistry

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

CH419

Introduction  to  Solid-State Chemistry

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

CH437

Organic Structure Analysis

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

CH438

Organic Reactions and  Synthesis

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

CH439

Introduction  to  Organometallic  Chemistry

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

CH444

Inorganic  Materials Chemistry

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

 

CH450

Chemical Writing and presentation

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

CH451

Advanced  Chemistry Lab.

0:6:2(3)

Spring,Fall

 

CH452

Introduction  to  Nanochemistry

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

CH471

Polymer Chemistry

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

CH484

Introduction  to  Chemical Biology

3:0:3(3)

Spring  or Fall

**

 

 

 

Research

CH490

Graduation  Research

0:6:3

 

 

Fall

 

CH491

Laboratory  Rotation  Program

0:3:1

 

 

 

 

CH492

Undergraduate Colloquium

1:0:1

Spring

CH495

Individual  Study

0:6:1

Note: ** stands for courses open to both undergraduate and graduate students


Description of Courses 2016-08-11

 

CH211  Physical Chemistry I

This course is fundamental concepts of quantum mechanics will be covered especially for the description of chemistry at the molecular level.   The energetic structures associated with electronic and nuclear motions in atoms and molecules will be lectured for the understanding of molecular structures and  chemical reactions.

 

CH213  Physical Chemistry II

This course presents thermodynamic principles and their chemical applications to gases, liquids, and solids with an emphasis on equilibrium properties of chemical reactions, phase, and solution.

 

CH221  Organic Chemistry I

This course is aimed at sophomores in chemistry-related fields and covers the basic concepts and general principles of organic chemistry  to  give  students  an  ability  to  explore  structure  analysis,  organic  reactions, and applications for their own advanced study.

 

CH223  Organic Chemistry II

This course presents sophomores in chemistry-related field the basic concepts and the general principles of organic chemistry and gives  them  the  ability  to  explore  structural  analysis,  organic  reactions,  and applications useful for advanced study. Topics covered include: alicyclic hydrocarbons, aromaticity and electrophilic aromatic substitution, arenes and their derivatives, spectroscopy and structure, alcohols, ethers and epoxides, neighboring group effects and catalysis by transition metal complexes, aldehydes and ketones, enantiotopic and diastereotopic ligands and faces, carboxylic acids, carboxylic acid  derivatives,  aldol  and Claisen condensations, tests. Prerequisite Course : CH221

 

CH241  Inorganic Chemistry I

This course is designed to equip undergraduates in chemistry at KAIST with a modern insight of inorganic chemistry with a good balance among theoretical development, descriptive chemistry, and applications. The principal purpose is to develop the fundamental concepts of transition metal coordination compounds such as the  molecular symmetry, group theory, structures, bonding, electronic  spectra, acid-base  chemistry  and reaction mechanisms.

 

CH242  Inorganic Chemistry II

This course is designed to provide juniors in chemistry with an understanding of periodic  trends  for  the elements, simple compounds and more complex compounds. Course topics include : periodic trends for the elements, complex compounds, solid-state chemistry, solution chemistry.

Prerequisite by topics : Review of atomic theory, theories of chemical bonds, molecular  symmetry  in inorganic chemistry, theories of coordination chemistry.

Prerequisite course : CH241

 

CH252 Chemistry Lab I

This is designed for students majoring in Chemistry  to practice the   basic  techniques  of  chemical experiments mainly in physical and analytical chemistry fields.

 

CH315  Physical Chemistry III

This course is gives junior chemistry majors a broad scope of physical chemistry  covering  fundamental concepts of transport, spectroscopy, kinetics, statistical thermodynamics, and solid state materials.   Emphasis is  on  properties  of  ideal  and  non-ideal  solutions,  surface  phenomena,  structure  of  matter,  transport

properties, chemical kinetics, and electrochemistry Prerequisite Course : General Chemistry, Calculus, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry I

 

CH325  Bioorganic Chemistry

The purpose of this course is for  students to learn  the  fundamental chemistry of  the  molecules of  life in one semester. After completion of  this course, students ought to understand the molecular structure and the reactivity of organic molecules.

 

CH336  Physical Organic Chemistry

This course is designed to give juniors in chemistry an insight of bonding and conformational analysis, nucleophilic substitution at carbon, elimination and addition reactions, carbene chemistry and cycloaddition reaction.

Topics include : Structure and mechanism, aliphatic nucleophilic substitution, elimination reactions, addition reactions, aromatic  electrophilic  substitution,  molecular  rearrangement,  aliphatic  radical  substitution, pericyclic reaction, kinetic studies, linear Gibbs energy relations, acid & bases, and reaction medium.

 

CH352 Chemistry Lab. II

This is designed for students majoring in Chemistry  to practice the   basic  techniques   of  chemical experiments especially in the organic  field.  The  class  is  consisted  of  organic  reactions  such  as  oxidation and C-C bond-forming reactions, which are essential parts of oragnic transformations.

 

CH353 Chemistry Lab. III

This is designed for students majoring in Chemistry  to practice the   basic  techniques   of  chemical experiments mainly in inorganic chemistry and biochemistry fields.

 

CH361 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry

This course is designed to give junior chemistry majors a broad scope of analytical chemistry from simple chemical methods to instrumental methods. It includes data analysis, systematic treatment of chemical equilibria, acid-base titrations, electroanaytical methods, spectroscopic techniques, mass spectrometry, and chromatography.


CH381  Biochemistry I

This course is designed to teach structure and function of protein, storage of  metabolic  energy,  and introduce recombinant DNA technology for various biochemical  studies. Topics discussed include : amino acids and proteins, molecules of heredity, protein  conformation,  enzymes,  introduction  to  biological membranes, bioenergetics, carbohydrates, glycolysis, the citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, pentose phosphate pathway, gluconeogenesis, glycogen metabolism.

 

CH382 Biochemistry II

This course is designed to teach metabolic reactions of biomolecules and their regulation in chemical, physiological, and genetical aspects.

 

CH416  Introduction to molecular spectroscopy

This course is using the light-matter interaction, molecular structures can be experimentally determined. Theoretical background for the interpretation of the experiment will be lectured with some practical examples.   Basic concepts and application of molecular spectroscopy will be given.

 

CH417  Chemical Reaction Dynamics

This course is covers chemical kinetics with a discussion  of  various theories.  Theories  of  rate constants and chemical dynamics are treated with special emphasis on applications to other fields, including industry.


CH418  Computation Chemistry

This course covers  numerical  methods  for  molecular  mechanics,  the  principle  of  molecular  dynamics  and the Monte Carlo method.

 

CH419  Introduction to Solid-State Chemistry

This course will introduce physical chemical properties of solids  and  nanostructured  materials  including crystal structure, lattice vibration, electronic band structure, electrical conductivity, optical properties and magnetism.

 

CH437  Organic Spectroscopy

This course is designed to give students in chemical science an understanding of spectroscopic methods of structure determination and qualitative analysis in organic chemistry.

 

CH438  Organic Spectroscopy

The purpose of this course is for students to understand  the  mechanism  and  the  reactivity  of  various organic reactions in detail and to apply the basic knowledge to design synthetic  strategies  for  the  total synthesis of natural product, new drug candidates and new electronic materials.

 

CH439 Introduction to Organometallic Chemistry

Organometallics using either transition metals or main group metal species have been explosively expanded as demonstrated in the recent Nobel prize in chemistry for those chemistry (2001, 2005, and 2010). In this class, a range of aspects of the organometallics chemistry including theoretical background, basic concept, important organometallic reactions, and synthetic applications will be delivered to senior undergraduates and graduate students.

 

CH444  Inorganic Materials Chemistry

This calss will describe the structures and related physical and chemical properties of inorganic compounds. The main themes are chemical applications of group theory, defect structures and properties of  solid materials, and current trends in inorganic chemistry.

 

CH450  Chemical Writing and Presentation

Anyone making a career in chemistry must be able to write acceptable scientific papers and presentations in English.  This course aims to guide chemistry  graduates and senior  undergraduates with  English as a second language to organize and write effective manuscripts and to deliver better presentations in English. The course is fully interactive and is based on abundant practice.

 

CH451  Advanced Chemistry Lab.

This is designed for students  majoring  in  Chemistry  with  the  basic  techniques  of  chemical  experiments. This course provides advanced techniques in chemical experiments and research methods and  offers students opportunities to identify one's favorite research field in chemical science.

 

CH452 Introduction to Nanochemistry

Nanoscience and nanotechnology are utilizing new physicochemical properties that appear when the size of material is reduced to nanometer. Students will learn the fundamental basics of nanoscience and its application as a chemist. They will study how to synthesize nanoparticle, nanowire, thin film and combined structures of such nanomaterials as well as  their  unique  properties.  Furthermore, diverse applications including plasmonics, nanosensor, catalysis, biomaterial, mechanics, material science will be introduced.


CH471   Introduction to Polymer Chemistry

This course is designed to introduce polymer  chemistry at the  advanced  undergraduate level for  students with a background in organic chemistry. Topics include : concepts of polymerization reaction mechanisms, kinetics and stereochemistry.   Prerequisites by topic : Organic Chemistry I

 

CH484 Introduction to Chemical Biology

This class focuses on understanding basic scientific principles underlying chemical biology that is  an emerging interdisciplinary research field. Students will learn a variety of  aspects  of  chemical  biology ranging from fundamentals to applications. Main textbook would be "Chemical Biology" edited by Stuart L. Schreiber (Wiley-VCH).