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Chemical Technology

Current Offerings Available for Chemical Technology: FALL 10

100) Introduction to Chemical Technology (3)
Lecture: 3 hours
This course is a survey of Chemical Technology as a profession, career fields and work opportunities. It will also cover professional responsibilities, environmental health/safety and measuring physical properties. Industry guest speakers are scheduled.

111) Applied Chemistry I (5) CSU
Lecture: 3 hour; Lab: 6 hours
This course is devoted to the study of principles and concepts of chemistry and laboratory techniques used in chemistry. Introduced in this course are concepts involving the structures of matter, the mole concept, properties of solutions, chemical reactions, test for purity, introduction to physical methods of analysis involving the use of separation and instrumental methods.

113) Applied Chemistry Mathematics I (2)
Lecture: 2 hours
Instruction is given in the application of mathematical techniques to solving problems in chemical technology including techniques used in physics and chemistry. Included are units, gases, stoichiometry, concentrations, logarithms, graphs, equilibrium, thermodynamics, oxidation-reduction, and the use of computers.

121) Applied Chemistry II (5) CSU
Lecture: 3 hours; Lab: 6 hours
This course covers general principles applied to chemical equilibrium, hydrolysis, concept of pH, methods of qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, and introduction to instrumental analysis.

123) Applied Chemistry Mathematics II (2)
Lecture: 2 hours
This course covers further applications of mathematical techniques in chemical technology including techniques used in chemistry and physics. The emphasis is on programming in BASIC and includes further topics in units, concentration, graphs, equilibrium, thermodynamics, and oxidation-reduction.

131) Industrial Processes (3)
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 6 hours
Instruction is given in the fundamental theories of chemical and physical processes used in various manufacturing industries. Also, instruction is given in operation of equipment used in these physical and chemical processes.

132) Quantitative and Instrumental Analysis I (5) CSU
Lecture: 3 hours; Lab: 6 hours
This course is devoted to a study of the chemical and instrumental methods of analysis involving the use of gravimetric, titrimetric and instrumental procedures.

133) Organic Chemistry I (4) CSU
Lecture: 2 hours; Lab: 6 hours
This course includes a systematic study of hydrocarbons, and oxygen containing compounds. Laboratory methods include identification of compounds, using various types of distillations, extractions, chromatography and spectral techniques.

140) Laboratory Techniques in Microbiology (1)
(Same as Microbiology 40.)
Lab: 3 hours
This course emphasizes the preparation of media and reagents normally used in bacteriological laboratory. Use and care of laboratory equipment and supplies are studied.

141) Basic Employment Information (1)
Lecture: 1 hour
Instruction covers safety precautions, professional ethics, health habits, responsibilities to the customer and management, personal appearance, employment trends and professional organizations. The course also includes writing resources and cover letters, and job search techniques.

142) Quantitative and Instrumental Analysis II (5)
Lecture: 3 hours; Lab: 6 hours
This course is an advanced continuation of Quantitative and Instrumental Analysis I.

143) Organic Chemistry II (4) CSU
Lecture: 2 hours; Lab: 6 hours
The course includes a study of hydrocarbons, oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur containing compounds, organometallic compounds, natural products and synthetic polymers. Laboratory studies include synthesis and purification of organic compounds, qualitative and quantitative organic analysis using classical methods, chromatographic and spectral techniques.

161) Special Projects I (1)
Lab: 3 hours
This is a course in which the student specializes in a particular laboratory instrument, device, or procedure.

162) Special Projects II (2)
Lab: 6 hours
This is a course in which the student specializes in a particular laboratory instrument, device, or procedure.

168) Chemical Quality Control I (2)
Lab: 6 hours
This course provides an introduction to quality control in industry, including applications in water analysis.

185) Directed Study – Chemical Technology (1)
Students will purse directed study in chemical technology on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor. A maximum of 1 units may be taken for credit.

285) Directed Study – Chemical Technology (2)
Students will purse directed study in chemical technology on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor. A maximum of 2 units may be taken for credit.

385) Directed Study – Chemical Technology (3)
Students will purse directed study in chemical technology on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor. A maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.
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