CHEM 103 General Chemistry I (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 7
Fundamental concepts of chemistry; atomic structure, periodic trends, chemical bonding, gases, liquids, solids, solutions.

CHEM 104 General Chemistry II (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6
Fundamental topics in chemistry; thermochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, solubility equilibrium, electrochemistry

CHEM 105 Fundamentals of Chemistry (3+1+3) 4 ECTS 6

Atomic and molecular structures, solids, liquids, gases, solutions of electrolytes (properties, acids and bases, electrochemistry), thermodynamics, thermochemistry and rates and mechanisms of reactions. Three hours of laboratory per week.

CHEM 107 Introduction to Practical Chemistry (2+0+3) 3 ECTS 4 
A short history of chemistry, its development and contribution to humanity; basic laboratory skills and their application to the understanding of matter and its properties.
Note: Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 103 or CHEM 104 when registered for the first time by chemistry students.

CHEM 108 Qualitative Analysis (2+2+4) 4 ECTS 5
An introduction to the theory and application of the qualitative analysis of common cations, anions, metals, nonmetals, alloys, salts and salt mixtures, including their structural properties, reactions, as well as the fundamental concepts of chemistry.

CHEM 109 General Chemistry Laboratory (0+0+3) 1 ECTS 2
The course covers basic laboratory techniques, identification of some compounds, simple reactions, stoichometric calculations related with reactions, solubility, kinetics and titration experiments.
Note: Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 103 or CHEM 104 when registered for the first time except for chemistry students.

CHEM 111 Survey of Chemistry I (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Methods and techniques of chemistry, structure of atoms and the chemical bond, states of matter, gases, liquids, solids, atmosphere and related environmental problems, aqueous solutions and equilibria, water and related environmental problems, thermochemistry and energy resources of the world. Open to non-science students.

CHEM 112 Survey of Chemistry II (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Introduction to the elements of organic chemistry, nomenclature and chemical bonding in organic compounds, functional groups and reactivity, carbohydrates, fats and proteins, food and mineral resources of living organisms. Open to non-science students.

CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry I (4+1+0) 4 ECTS 5
An introductory course covering the basic organic chemistry concepts; properties and reactions of alkanes, alkyl halides, alkenes, alkynes with emphasis on structure and stereochemistry; nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions, alcohols and ethers.
Prerequisite: CHEM 104.
Note: Must be taken concurrently with Chem 203 when registered for the first time.

CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry II (4+1+0) 4 ECTS 5
Properties and reactions of conjugated systems, aromatic compounds, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids, and derivatives and amines. An introduction to structure determination of organic compounds using spectroscopic methods.
Prerequisite: CHEM 201 or CHEM 241.
Note: Must be taken concurrently with Chem 204 when registered for the first time.

CHEM 203 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (0+0+3) 1 ECTS 3
Basic techniques of separation, identification and purification of organic compounds and application of these to simple organic reactions.

CHEM 204 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (0+0+3) 1 ECTS 3
Synthesis and identification of various organic compounds.

CHEM 221 Survey of Organic Chemistry (4+0+0) 4 ECTS 5
Introductory notions of organic chemistry. Alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, ethers, aromatic compounds, aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids. Basic concepts of stereochemistry, substitution, elimination and additions reactions with examples from biological systems.
Prerequisite: CHEM 104.
Note: Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 203 when registered for the first time. Satisfies the prerequisite requirements for CHEM 202.

CHEM 241 Organic Chemistry for Engineers (3+1+3) 4 ECTS 6
Introduction to organic chemistry for chemical engineers. Subjects covered include alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, isomerism, resonance, aromatic compounds and substitution reactions. Examples are chosen from industrial chemistry to illustrate the basic principles of organic chemistry. This course satisfies the prerequisite requirements for CHEM 202, Organic Chemistry I.
Prerequisite: CHEM 104.

CHEM 242 Analytical Chemistry (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 4
Introduction to the theory and application of quantitative analysis, solubility, gravimetric and volumetric methods of analysis, acid-base titration, precipitation titration, complex formation titration. Unit operations, sampling techniques, data and error analysis.
Prerequisites: CHEM 104 and CHEM 108.
Note: Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 244 when registered for the first time.

CHEM 244 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (1+2+3) 2 ECTS 4

Applications of gravimetric and volumetric analysis methods of acid-base mixtures, oxidation-reduction, precipitation and complex formation titration.

CHEM 245 Inorganic Chemistry (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 5
Atomic and molecular structure; chemical bonding; molecular symmetry; introduction to coordination compounds, nomenclature and stereochemistry.
Prerequisites: CHEM 103 and CHEM 104.

CHEM 250 Principles of Analytical Chemistry (3+1+3) 4 ECTS 6
A survey of the methods of quantitative analysis including gravimetric and volumetric methods; neutralization; oxidation-reduction; precipitation; complexometric titrations; solubility; buffer solutions; unit operations, sampling techniques, data and error analysis; an introduction to spectroscopy; UV-visible spectroscopy; laboratory experiences involving gravimetric, volumetric and spectrophotometric methods.
Prerequisities: CHEM 104 and CHEM 108

CHEM 261 Computer Applications in Chemistry (2+0+3) 3 ECTS 3
An introduction to the use of personal computers (PCs) in everyday chemical work, providing writing, drawing, painting, mathematical solutions, numerical analysis, data acquisition, data analysis and computer graphics.

CHEM 305 Instrumental Analysis I (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 7
Introduction to the theory and application of potentiometric, electrogravimetric and coulometric methods of analysis. Analytical separations by extraction, ion exchange and chromatographic methods. Spectroscopic methods of analysis, atomic absorption and emission.
Prerequisites: CHEM 242 and CHEM 244.
Note: Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 307 when registered for the first time.

CHEM 307 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory (1+2+3) 2 ECTS 4
Potentiometric, conductometric, electrogravimetric and spectroscopic (U.V.-Visible) methods of analysis. Ion exchange separations, various chromatographic techniques and atomic absorption spectroscopy. Analysis of ores, alloys, foodstuff and environmental samples.

CHEM 308 Instrumental Analysis II (3+0+3) 4 ECTS 6
An introduction to spectroscopy and spectroscopic instrumentation; analysis and identification of organic compounds using UV-Visible, ORD-CD, IR, NMR and Mass spectrometers.
Prerequisite: CHEM 202.

CHEM 318 Survey of Textile Chemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Properties of natural and synthetic textile fibers, mechanical and chemical treatments applied prior to dyeing, singeing, scouring and bleaching processes; classification and properties of dyes, methods of dyeing textile materials, continuous and batch processes, testing dyed materials, determination of fastness properties; finishing agents, finishing of textile materials, flame-resistant, anti-crease, anti-shrink, antistatic, water-proof and water-repellent finishes and softening various textile fabrics.
Open to the students of Integrated B.S. and M.S. Program in Teaching Chemistry
Prerequisite: CHEM 201 or CHEM 241.

CHEM 331 Inorganic Chemistry II (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Group theory, crystal field theory, ligand field theory, electronic spectroscopy, reaction mechanisms and catalysis of transition-metal complexes; organometallic compounds.

CHEM 333 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (0+2+4) 2 ECTS 3
Synthesis and characterization of different types of metallic and organometallic compounds.
Note: Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 331 when registered for the first time.

CHEM 351 Physical Chemistry I (4+1+0) 4 ECTS 6
Physicochemical description of gases, PVT-behavior of pure substances, critical phenomena, kinetic theory of the perfect and imperfect gases, molecular velocity distributions, interatomic interaction and intermolecular forces, molecular energies and molecular spectra, partition functions, the absorption and emission of light, the absorption of radiation by matter, chemical dynamics and kinetics, transport properties.
Prerequisites: CHEM 104, MATH 201, PHYS 130.

CHEM 352 Physical Chemistry II (4+1+0) 4 ECTS 6
The first law of thermodynamics and thermochemistry, the second and third law of thermodynamics, the entropy concept, physical and chemical equilibrium, thermodynamics of phase change and chemical reactions, solutions ideal and dilute, electrochemistry-ions in solutions, electrochemical cells, electrochemical rate processes, surface and colloid chemistry and catalysis. (Registered attendance.)
Prerequisite: CHEM 351.
(Must be taken concurrently with Chem 356 when registered for the first time.)

CHEM 353 Introduction to Physical Chemistry (4+1+0) 4 ECTS 6 
Properties of ideal and real gases, first law of thermodynamics, basic concepts of thermochemistry. Second law of thermodynamics, direction of spontaneous change and entropy concept. Simple mixtures, thermodynamic description of mixtures, properties of solutions. Rates of chemical reactions; empirical chemical kinetics and rate laws. Equilibrium electrochemistry, electrochemical cells.
Prerequisites: CHEM 103, CHEM 104, MATH 201, PHYS 130.

CHEM 356 Physical Chemistry Laboratory (0+2+4) 2 ECTS 3 
Practicals to determine solution properties such as: surface effects, reaction equilibrium constants, phase equilibria, conducting behavior. Additional gas experiments.

CHEM 363 Organic Chemistry III (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6
Carbonyl additions; Aldol and Claisen condensations; acetoacetic and malonic ester syntheses; Michael additions; other syntheses via enolates; amines; phenols; aryl halides and nucleophilic aromatic addition reactions; rearrangements; and an introduction to pericyclic reactions.
Prerequisite: CHEM 202.

CHEM 371 Textile Chemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Physical and chemical structures and properties of fibers used in the textile industry; preparatory processes, chemistry of the processes prior to dyeing, surface active agents, bleaching agents, chemicals used for scouring and their interactions with the fiber polymers; classification of dyes, chemical nature and properties of each dye class; theory and methods of dyeing; the relationship between chemical constitution and color; spectrum and color specification, match prediction, numerical expression of color difference, CIE chromaticity chart.
Prerequisite: CHEM 201 or CHEM 221 or CHEM 241.

CHEM 402 Chemistry Seminar (1+0+0) 1 ECTS 2
A seminar given by students in various fields of chemistry. A literature survey is made, the necessary audio visual aids are prepared and a well-organized coherent talk on the chosen subject is given.
Prerequisite: Senior standing.

CHEM 410 Forensic Chemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Historical background and crime laboratory units. Physical evidence, its types and analyses: hair analysis, fiber analysis, trace element analysis for evidence. Drugs of abuse: types and identification; forensic toxicology; DNA as forensic evidence.

CHEM 411 Food Chemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Chemistry of digestion, structure of foodstuffs, lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, energy cycle, inorganic salts, acid-base balance; physiological malfunctions due to improper diet, methods of testing and analyzing and preserving food stuffs.
Prerequisites: CHEM 202 or Chem 241.

CHEM 412 Introduction to Nanochemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
An introduction to the role of chemistry in nanoscience and nanotechnology: Bottom-up construction of nanomaterials using molecular interactions, surface properties, superhydrophobic and superhydrophilic surfaces, stimuli responsive surfaces and materials, synthesis of block copolymers, microphase separation of polymers and their use in nano fabrications, nanoparticles and polymer-nanoparticle composites.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

CHEM 413 Medicinal Chemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
An introduction to medicinal chemistry: Principles of pharmacokinetics, drug action at enzymes, drug action at receptors, metabolism, drug-drug interactions, prodrugs, drug delivery systems, cancer, central nervous system.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

CHEM 415 General Biochemistry (3+0+3) 4 ECTS 6
The chemistry and functions of the constituents of living cells covering carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, enzymatic catalysis, metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids with special attention given to interrelationships in metabolic rates of these important constituents of living cells. Three hours of laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: CHEM 202.

CHEM 417 Polymer Chemistry Laboratory (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
Experimental study of methods of polymer synthesis e.g. free radical, condensation and ring opening polymerizations. Characterization of polymers using nuclear magnetic resonance, infrared spectroscopy, dilute solution viscometry, differential scanning calorimetry, gel permeation chromatography and thermal gravimetric analysis.
Prerequisite: Chem 201 or consent of the instructor

CHEM 421 Computational Chemistry (2+0+2) 3 ECTS 6
The techniques and scope of computational chemistry. Introduction to molecular modeling. Methods for empirical and semiempirical calculations. Applications in current program packages.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

CHEM 422 Photochemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Electronically excited states. Photophysical processes. Physical deactivation and chemical reactions. Photochemical reactions classified by chromophore type. Experimental and computational techniques.

CHEM 434 Organic Reaction Mechanisms (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6
The mechanistic aspect of organic reactions covered with a balanced presentation of theoretical and experimental data emphasizing the relationship between structure and reactivity.
Prerequisite: CHEM 363.

CHEM 435 Introduction to Polymer Science and Technology (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Terms and concepts of addition, condensation and ring opening polymerization, synthesis of industrially important polymers, relationship between physical properties and molecular structure, molding, extrusion, injection, drawing and fiber forming operations used in polymer chemistry as well as additives that improve the properties of plastics.
Prerequisite: CHEM 202 or CHEM 241.

CHEM 442 Qualitative Organic Analysis (2+0+5) 4 ECTS 6 
Application of the basic principles necessary for the separation, purification, and identification of organic compounds using chemical and spectroscopic methods. Six hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisite: CHEM 202.

CHEM 450 Chemical Bonding (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Atomic wave functions, chemical bonding, valence bond theory, molecular orbital theory, metallic bonding, hybridization, resonance, electron deficient bonds, ionic bonds and hydrogen bonding are examined.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

CHEM 451 Physical Chemistry III (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6
The Schrödinger equation; linear and rotational motion; the properties of operators; techniques of approximation; atomic spectra and structure; molecular structure; molecular rotational, vibrational and electronic transitions.

CHEM 453 Introduction to Chemical Kinetics (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Introduction of basic descriptive kinetics, reaction mechanism rate laws, the measurement of reaction rates, the determination of reaction orders, elementary gas phase reactions, bimolecular and unimolecular gas reactions, free radicals and their sources, disproportionation and combination reactions, elementary reactions in solution, ionic reaction mechanism, the primary salt effect, the linear energy relationship, chain reactions.
Prerequisite: CHEM 351.

CHEM 456 Electrochemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Electrolytic conductance, electrolytic dissociation, ionic atmosphere transport number, activity of electrolytes and ions. Debye-Hückel theory, equilibria in electrolytes, E.M.F., reversible cells and electrodes, concentration, cells, junction potential, electrochemical cells, cell potential, free energy of ions, single electrode potential, E.M.F. and equilibrium constant, potentiometric titration, redox indicators, acids and bases, dissociation constants, pH and its determination, neutralization and hydrolysis, buffer solutions, dipolar ions.
Prerequisite: CHEM 352 or consent of the instructor.

CHEM 460 Symmetry in Chemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
The use of symmetry in chemistry, use of group theory, selection rules for chemical reactions and other symmetry based rules.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

CHEM 471 Environmental Chemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
Nature, ecological cycles, classification of toxic substances their distribution and effects on the environment and human health. Methods of qualitative and quantitative analysis, means of detection and protection from toxic substances.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

CHEM 473 Research Techniques in Chemistry I (1+0+5) 3 ECTS 12
Laboratory or literature research on a subject chosen in conjunction with a faculty member; a written final report is required.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

CHEM 474 Research Techniques in Chemistry II (1+0+5) 3 ECTS 12
Laboratory or literature research on a subject chosen in conjunction with a faculty member; a written final report is required.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

CHEM 475 Research Techniques in Chemistry III (1+0+5) 3 ECTS 12
Laboratory or literature research on a subject chosen in conjunction with a faculty member; a written final report.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor

CHEM 476 Applied Chemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
A course designed to introduce students to the tasks of an industrial chemist. Case studies include quality control, product design, continuous instrumental analysis, laboratory design, industrial toxicology and safety etc. Examples will be chosen from petrochemical, dyeing, plastics, detergents, rubber and the pharmaceutical industries. Practical use of patents and international standards will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

SCI 101 Science I (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
An interdisciplinary science course for humanities and social science students. Mechanics, relativity, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, light and photons, quantum physics, uncertainty principle, atoms. Periodic table, chemical bonds, molecules, macromolecules.

SCI 102 Science II (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6
An interdisciplinary science course for humanities and social science students. Biochemistry, DNA. Nuclear and particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology. Earth, climate, energy and sustainable energy policies. Evolution, human genome. Neurons, processing sensory information, neuroscientific basis of learning and memory, rythms and psychology. Medicinal chemistry, food chemistry and human health.

STS 201 Natural History of the Earth (3+0+0) 3 
A survey of the geological and geochemical evolution of solar system and the earth; the history of life as determined from the geological record, natural catastrophes and their influences on the evolution of life and biocultural origins of humans.

STS 202 Ancient Technology (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to the aspects of ancient science and technology; the origins, history and spread of farming, domestication, pyrotechnology, ancient materials, ancient transport, construction and medicine until the end of the 1st Millennium B.C.

STS 301 Archaeometry I (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
A brief introduction to human and natural history. Archaeological materials and technologies description and working of natural archaeological resources and materials (obsidian flint, native metals, marble pigments), organic materials (wood, amber, ivory, bone), pyrotechnology and extracted, compounded and constructed archaeological materials (pottery, glass, metals, alloys, glaze), ancient technologies, decay and restoration.

STS 302 Archaeometry II (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 4
Application of basic sciences in archaeology, prospecting, analysis of archaeological material by chemical and physical methods, source analysis and ancient trade patterns, dating of archaeological materials.

Special Topics

CHEM 48A Nanomaterials in Biological Sciences (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6 

CHEM 485 Chemistry of Olives (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6

CHEM 488 Chemistry of Everyday Life (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6

CHEM 493 Molecules of Life Physical and Chemical Principles (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6

CHEM 496 Principles of Physical Organic Chemistry (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6

CHEM 498 Quality Assurance (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6