Why Study Chemistry at IU Southeast?

Smaller IU Southeast chemistry class sizes make it possible for students to interact freely with professors. The curriculum emphasizes hands-on use of state-of-the-art laboratory instruments for especially strong career preparation. Undergraduate research is emphasized in an atmosphere of intellectual independence and creative thinking with the direct stimulus of a professor - an opportunity that cannot be matched by the lecture environment alone.

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What is Chemistry?

Nutrition, medicine, energy sources and alternatives, rocket fuels, biological research - these are just a few of the endless areas touched by the discipline we call chemistry. Chemistry is defined as "the study of matter", and that makes the importance, relevance and scope of the subject as far-reaching as matter itself. Chemistry is not only concerned with the basic structures and properties of material substances, but also with the changes that occur as matter is transformed from one state to another and as one substance is changed into a variety of new and different substances.

The Major

Chemistry majors are as varied as the many areas the subject encompasses, and yet they have many of the same characteristics. By its very nature, chemistry attracts curious and imaginative individuals who are interested in learning more about the world around them and in solving problems by rational thinking.

The IU Southeast Program

The chemistry program at IU Southeast is approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and offers a variety of bachelor degrees in chemistry as well as to serve and support other disciplines and schools of the university. Chemistry majors can, by consultation with faculty advisors, tailor their studies to accommodate their particular career plans.

Students desiring a knowledge of chemistry as a basis for work in other fields (such as medicine, dentistry, business or law), may limit themselves to some specific courses. Most students, however, choose to strengthen their degrees by increasing the number of hours of chemistry and mathematics courses taken. Those students planning to become professional chemists should take another 10-20 hours of chemistry and several additional mathematics courses. Students who complete the requirements for a professional degree receive a certificate from the ACS. This is a recognized accomplishment when entering graduate school or beginning work in the chemical industry. Along with these courses, chemistry majors must also fulfill the general requirements of the bachelor degree by completing courses in language, humanities, and the social and biological sciences. Upon graduation, students will have accumulated about 120 credit hours.

Special Features

Smaller IU Southeast chemistry class sizes make it possible for students to interact freely with professors. The curriculum emphasizes hands-on use of state-of-the-art laboratory instruments for especially strong career preparation. Undergraduate research is emphasized in an atmosphere of intellectual independence and creative thinking with the direct stimulus of a professor - an opportunity that cannot be matched by the lecture environment alone. IU Southeast chemistry students regularly.

Relatively small class sizes and liberal faculty office hours offer IU Southeast chemistry students the opportunity for close faculty - student interactions and discussions, which can be very helpful in developing scientific and personal maturity. The appropriate use of audio-visual aids, computer assisted instruction, and other modern teaching-learning techniques are employed by the faculty. There is also easy access to the extensive library facilities of the Indiana University system, and those of the Metroversity institutions. An active undergraduate research program exists in which junior and senior students with strong backgrounds are encouraged to participate. Research is currently being conducted in the following areas: a) Synthesis of organic compounds with potential biological importance such as fertility regulating agents and substances for treatment of drug abuse victims. b) The application of computers to lab data acquisition and control situations. c) The synthesis of and electrical/spectral properties of inorganic complexes. d) The synthesis and reactivity studies of metal chalogenide complexes. e) Designing of new analytical chemistry schemes, application of analytical chemistry in the hydrometallurgical processing of ores for metal recovery and designing environmentally benign process methodologies for the recovery of metals and wastewater and effluent treatment.

An active chemistry club, which is affiliated with ACS, allows the students to interact on a social and professional basis. The Chemistry Club sponsors guest speakers and trips to local chemical industries and graduate schools, thus providing important exposure to professional chemists and to opportunities for careers in chemistry. The Chemistry Club also sponsors social events which build a sense of camaraderie among its members.

Chemistry majors will have the opportunity to gain experience in the techniques of atomic absorption, infrared, ultraviolet, and visible spectrophotometries, as well as polarography, nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectrometry, differential scanning calorimetry, magnetic susceptibility, and various types of chromatography including gas, high-pressure liquid, column, and thin layer. Graduates with extensive training in chemistry can qualify for a number of academic, industrial or governmental positions which involve teaching, basic research, or administrative duties. Many industrial jobs for chemists involve developing new and more useful products and analyzing materials for quality control, environmental and consumer protection, and medical diagnosis.

A sound undergraduate chemistry background qualifies students for advanced work in graduate or professional schools. Aside from graduate studies in various fields of chemistry, other possibilities include specialization in medicine or related professions, food technology, agriculture, earth and environmental sciences, business and law. Also, students with training in chemistry can become certified to teach chemistry in high schools and junior college.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry – American Chemical Society Certified

The Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry are approved by the American Chemical Society.  These degrees are especially recommended for students who plan to pursue graduate studies in chemical sciences, including analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, medicinal, pharmaceutical, polymer, and physical chemistry, as well as those who are interested in pursuing advanced degrees in medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry.  Students completing this program will receive a certificate from the American Chemistry Society.

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

This program is designed for students who need more flexibility or those who desire to complete a Chemistry degree with the minimum chemistry requirements but rich in other courses of interest.  This program is recommended for students who plan to begin a career in a chemical laboratory immediately after graduation, as well as those who are considering a profession in such areas as politics or chemistry-related law and plan to attend a law school.

Associate of Arts

Chemists develop the molecular understanding of matter and design new materials that are needed for modern technological society.  They are central to efforts to develop a modern health-based society and create solutions to environmental problems. All Chemistry degree curricula emphasize hands-on use of state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation.  The AA in Chemistry serves as a foundation for further education in Chemistry.

Minors in Chemistry

Minors in Chemistry & Environmental Chemistry are offered through the Chemistry Departments at IU Southeast.  Non-Chemistry Majors complete 20-21 credit hours to complete the Chemistry Minor.  The Environmental Chemistry Minor is offered to majors and non-majors and requires 26-27 credit hours to complete.

General Background About Chemical Careers

Chemistry is a basic science which applies an understanding of molecular structure and reactivity to the study of substances, whether they are biological, geological, cosmic, or synthetic in origin. Chemists are thus concerned with fundamental causes of transformation in matter and with synthesis and characterization of new substances.

Persons with a knowledge of chemistry have careers in a great variety of industries, research laboratories, and state agencies. A chemistry major with a Bachelor of Science degree may find employment doing routine laboratory work, assisting on a research team, working in product development, or she/he may work in the business-related areas of plant management, marketing or sales.

Typical jobs include:

  • Pharmaceutical chemist
  • Industry, academic, or government chemist
  • Environmental chemist
  • Chemist in food, textile, petroleum, or pesticide product and process development
  • Production chemist
  • Pulp and paper chemist
  • Paint formulation chemist
  • Technical/industrial sales representative

Careers & Employment

Employment Outlook

A very useful piece of information is the annual report by Chemical and Engineering News called the "Employment Outlook." It has information for chemists and chemical engineers on the status and salary levels of relevant fields of occupation. Visit the Chemical & Engineering News Homepage. Chemical and Engineering News is a publication of the American Chemical Society.

ACS Career Information

The American Chemical Society provides various services to its members regarding careers. You can get a feel for the kind of services available to members at the ACS Careers Page. Some of this information is limited to members but you can still browse areas of the web site.

Professional Organizations

The ACS has student affiliate memberships (ACS ) that allow you to take advantage of some of their services. For instance, student affiliates of the ACS receive a subscription to Chemical end Engineering News.

The American Chemical Society (ACS ) was founded in 1876 and is a not-for-profit organization. It is the world's largest scientific society and has a membership of over 155,000 chemists and chemical engineers. The American Chemical Society was chartered by a 1937 Act of the U.S. Congress. The Society is recognized as a world leader in fostering scientific education and research, and promoting public understanding of science

Chemistry Career Fields

There are hundreds of different options for a chemistry graduate. Below are just a small sampling of what is possible with a degree in chemistry. (Information was collected from the American Chemical Society's "Chemical Careers in Brief" brochures.)

  • Agricultural Chemistry
    Agricultural chemistry focuses on chemical compositions and changes involved in the production, protection, and use of crops and livestock. Agricultural chemists perform research projects that cover many fields, including the development of molecules that control weeds or other pests, modifications to molecules so that it works for longer periods of time or at lower dosages, and testing the impact certain chemicals that are used to protect foods have on humans.
  • Analytical Chemistry
    Analytical chemistry is the science of obtaining, processing, and communicating information about the composition and structure of matter. Analytical chemists are generally involved with making measurements using sophisticated state of the art computer controlled instrumentation in many different laboratory settings. Analytical chemists also can play in integral role in quality control.
  • Biochemistry
    Biochemistry is the study of the structure, composition, and chemical reactions of substances in living systems. Biochemists study the chemical components and processes of living systems (plants, insects, viruses, etc.) to explain how and why chemical reactions occur.
  • Biotechnology
    Biotechnology is the application of biological organisms, systems, or processes by various industries to learning about the science of life, and the improvement of the value of organisms and materials such as pharmaceuticals, crops, and livestock. Biotechnologists can work on such projects as cloning, selective breeding techniques, and other specialties.
  • Chemical Information
    Chemical information specialists manage technical information as an occupation. Careers in chemical information can include being a scientific librarian, a technical information specialist, a market researcher, technical publisher, software developer, and more.
  • Chemical Sales and Marketing
    Sales and marketing managers meet with customers and suppliers and work with the scientists in their own firms. They often link the technical staff with its markets.
  • Environmental Chemistry
    Environmental chemists' duties are very diverse. They can work on such projects as colleting and analyzing samples, developing remediation programs, changing production processes to ones that yield a more environmentally friendly product, advising on safety and emergency response, or dealing with government regulation and compliance.
  • Food & Flavor Chemistry
    Food chemistry is the study of the chemistry of foods, their deterioration, and the principles underlying the improvement of foods for the consuming public. Chemists in these fields often look at the properties of proteins, starches, fat, and carbohydrates. Flavor chemists develop flavors which contribute to the overall food system.
  • Forensic Chemistry
    Forensic chemists apply knowledge from diverse disciplines such as chemistry, biology, materials science, and genetics to the analysis of evidence found at crime scenes or on/in the body of a crime suspect. They use a wide range of techniques and instruments such as UV, infrared, x-ray, gas chromatography, HPLC, and thin layer chromatography. The results of their work are often used in police investigations and court trials.
  • Inorganic Chemistry
    Inorganic chemistry is the study of the synthesis and behavior of inorganic (metals, minerals, superconductors, ceramics, and other composites) and organometallic compounds. Their work includes basic research but is more often oriented toward production applications.
  • Medicinal Chemistry
    Medicinal chemistry is the application of chemical research techniques to the synthesis of pharmaceuticals. Medicinal chemists often synthesize new drugs, try to improve the drug making processes, and make drugs safer and more effective.
  • Organic Chemistry
    Organic chemistry is the branch of chemistry that deals with the structure, properties, and reactions of compounds that contain carbon. Organic chemists may design, synthesize, characterize, and develop applications for molecules that contain carbon. Organic chemists often use sophisticated computer-controlled equipment to perform synthesis and characterization, making computer literacy a must!

Recommended Preparation

Ideally, a career in chemistry should begin with a college preparatory high school education. Mathematics preparation is very important. High school students should take all the available college preparatory elective courses in mathematics and the sciences.

High school graduates should have completed one year each of chemistry and physics, a minimum of two years of algebra, geometry, one semester of trigonometry, and at least two years of a modern foreign language and English in order to enter directly into the chemistry major curriculum. Although deficiencies can be made up by taking extra courses or by independent study, students entering the chemistry program with only minimal preparation in any of the above areas may run the risk of having their academic progress delayed.

 

Resident

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Chhandashri (Babi) Bhattacharya
Lecturer in Chemistry
chbhatta@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2007
Office Location: PS 203
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Jan M. Fleischer
Senior Lecturer of Chemistry
Coordinator of Chemistry Program
jmfleisc@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2139
Office Location: PS 201
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Elaine K. Haub
Dean, School of Natural Sciences
Professor of Chemistry
ehaub@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2528
Office Location: LF 258 (254)
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Enoch Mensah
Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry
mensahe@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2305
Office Location: PS 207
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Patricia Ranaivo
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
pranaivo@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2217
Office Location: PS 109
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Aaron Setterdahl
Tenured Associate Professor of Chemistry
asetterd@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2462
Office Location: PS 107
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Victor Waingeh
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
vwaingeh@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2408
Office Location: PS 205
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Visiting

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Thomas Horine
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
thorine@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2522
Office Location: LF 219
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Kagna Sampson
Visiting Lecturer of Chemistry
kosampso@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2640
Office Location: PS 201B
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Jim Williams
Adjunct Lecturer of Chemistry
Research Associate in Chemistry
jahwilli@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2267
Office Location: PS 110A
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Emeritus

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Ben Nassim
Professor of Chemistry
bnassim@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2305
Office Location: PS 207
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C101 Elementary Chemistry I (3 cr.)
Introduction to chemistry. Usually taken concurrently with C121. Lectures and discussion. The two sequences, C101-C121 and C102-C122, usually satisfy programs that require only two semesters of chemistry. Admission to advanced courses on the basis of C101-C121 and C102-C122 is granted only in exceptional cases. May be taken by students who have deficiencies in chemistry background without credit toward graduation in preparation for C105. Credit given for only one of the following chemistry courses: C101, C104, C105.

C102 Elementary Chemistry II (3 cr.)
Continuation of C101. Usually taken concurrently with C122. The chemistry of organic compounds and their reactions, followed by an extensive introduction to biochemistry. Lectures and discussion. Credit not given for both C102 and C341.

C104 Physical Sciences and Society (3 or 5 cr.)
An integrated survey of modern applications and relationships of physical sciences to society developed from the basic concepts of motion, structure of matter, energy, reactions and the environment, and leading to considerations of specific problem areas such as pollution, drugs, energy alternatives, consumer products, and transportation. May be taken by students deficient in chemistry background without credit toward graduation in preparation for C105. Credit not given for both C104 and C101 or C105. The 5 credit hour version of this course includes laboratory work.

C105 Principles of Chemistry I (3 cr.)
Should be taken concurrently with C125. Basic principles, including stoichiometry, equilibrium, atomic and molecular structures. Lectures and discussion. Credit given for only one of these chemistry courses: C101, C104, C105.

C106 Principles of Chemistry II (3 cr.)
Should be taken concurrently with C126. Chemical equilibria, structures, and properties of inorganic compounds. Lectures and discussion.

C121 Elementary Chemistry Laboratory I (2 cr.)
An introduction to the techniques and reasoning of experimental chemistry. Credit not given for both C121 and C125. (Lab fee required.)

C122 Elementary Chemistry Laboratory II (2 cr.)
Continuation of C121. Emphasis on organic and biochemical experimental techniques. Credit not given for both C122 and C343. (Lab fee required.)

C125 Experimental Chemistry I (2 cr.)
An introduction to laboratory experimentation, with particular emphasis on the molecular interpretation of the results. Credit not given for both C125 and C121. (Lab fee required.)

C126 Experimental Chemistry II (2 cr.)
A continuation of C125, with emphasis on synthesis and analysis of compounds. (Lab fee required.)

C301-C302 Chemistry Seminar (1-1 cr.)
Independent study and reading, with emphasis on basic chemistry and interdisciplinary applications. Research reports and discussions by students and faculty.

C303 Environmental Chemistry (3 cr.)
Selected topics in environmental chemistry such as atmospheric pollution, ozone hole, photochemical smog, acid rain, greenhouse effect, ground water pollution, water treatment, fate of toxic organic substances and metals in the environment, and treatment of hazardous wastes.

C305 Environmental Chemistry Seminar I (1 cr.)
Independent study and reading, with emphasis on basic chemistry and environmental chemistry applications. Research report and discussion by students and faculty. The chosen topic must relate to the environment.

C315 Chemical Measurements Laboratory I (3 cr.)
Experimental techniques in chemical analysis and instrumentation. (Lab fee required.)

C317 Equilibria and Electrochemistry (3 cr.)
Treatment of analytical data; chemical equilibrium; aqueous and non-aqueous acid-base titrimetry; complex formation titrations; gravimetric analysis, redox titrations, electrochemical theory; potentiometry; voltammetry; coulometry.

C318 Spectrochemistry and Separations (3 cr.)
Ultraviolet, visible, infrared, and luminescence spectrophotometry; flame and electrical discharge techniques. Phase equilibria and extractions; countercurrent distribution; gas, thin-layer, liquid, and high-performance liquid chromatography.

C333 Experimental Environmental Chemistry (2 cr.)
A laboratory course of selected experiments that are relevant in the analysis and characterization of pollutants in air, soil, and water samples. Techniques that emphasize sampling and analytical procedure. Basic analytical principles and instrumentation. Field trips to water or wastewater treatment facilities.

C341 Organic Chemistry I Lectures (3 cr.)
Chemistry of carbon compounds. Nomenclature; qualitative theory of valence; structure and reactions. Syntheses and reactions of major classes of monofunctional compounds. Credit given for only one of the courses C102, C341.

C342 Organic Chemistry II Lectures (3 cr.)
Syntheses and reactions of polyfunctional compounds, natural and industrial products; physical and chemical methods of identification.

C343 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (2 cr.)
Laboratory instruction in the fundamental techniques of organic chemistry and the use of general synthetic methods. Credit not given for both C122 and C343. (Lab fee required.)

C344 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (2 cr.)
Preparation, isolation, and identification of organic compounds; emphasis on qualitative organic analysis. (Lab fee required.)

C361 Physical Chemistry of Bulk Matter (3 cr.)
Thermodynamics laws, free energy and chemical potentials, gases and dilute solutions, phase transitions, colligative properties, chemical equilibria, ionic solutions, chemical kinetics and transport processes, current topics.

C362 Physical Chemistry of Molecules (3 cr.)
Quantum states and spectroscopy of molecules, statistical thermodynamics, and elementary kinetic theory, current topics.

C364 Introduction to Basic Measurements (3 cr.)
Graduated laboratory practice relating elementary principles of measurement technologies to current research applications. (Lab fee required.)

C403 History of Chemistry I (1 cr.)
Development of significant chemical knowledge and concepts up to 1830. Lectures, student reports, discussion.

C404 History of Chemistry II (1 cr.)
Development of significant chemical knowledge and concepts since 1830.

C409 Chemical Research (1-5 cr.; 10 cr. Max.)
To be elected only after consultation with the course director and the undergraduate advisor. Cannot be substituted for any course required in chemistry major. A research thesis is required.

C430 Inorganic Chemistry (3 cr.)
Structure and bonding of inorganic compounds, survey of chemistry of non-metal and metal elements, coordination compounds, organometallic compounds, mechanisms and reactions.

C443 Organic Spectroscopy (3 cr.)
Elucidation of molecular structures by use of IR, UV, NMR, mass spectroscopy, and other methods.

C444 Organic Spectroscopy Laboratory (2 cr.)
Hands-on instrumentation experimental work concerning detailed structure elucidation of organic compounds using Ultraviolet-Visible (UV-Vis), Infrared (IR), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS). (Lab fee required.)

C445 Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory (3-5 cr.)
Experimental problems in organic analysis and synthesis. (Lab fee required.)

C470 Polymer Chemistry (3 cr.)
Introduction to syntheses, structures, properties, and uses of polymeric substances.

C490 Individual Study (cr. arr.; 6 cr. Max.)
Must complete written report of each semester's work.

Pappas Essential Oil Scholarship

Estimated Amount: up to $1,000

Requirements: Participation in special projects

Applicant Contact: Dr. Jan Fleischer

Brian Hill Scholarship

Estimated Amount: up to $500

Criteria: Chemistry majors who have successfully completed second semester of freshman chemistry for majors and its labs, both semesters of organic chemistry and its labs, the first semester of analytical chemistry lecture. Minimum 3.5 chemistry GPA and outstanding overall IU. Currently enrolled in at least 3 credit hours of chemistry courses. Award will be given to senior, half in fall, half in spring. Expected to fulfill chemistry degree requirements at GPA. Failure to do so will result in loss of second semester half of award.

Renewal Criteria: See Dean of Natural Sciences

Applicant Contact: School of Natural Sciences

Dr. Leon Rand Scholarship

Estimated Amount: Varies

Criteria: Full-time students at IU Southeast who are beyond their second year and who are chemistry majors. Recipient should have a 3.0 minimum GPA and aspire to a career in chemistry as expressed in a letter to the Dean of Natural Sciences.

Renewal Criteria: Must reapply

Applicant Contact: School of Natural Sciences

James Y. McCullough Scholarship

Estimated Amount: Varies

Criteria: Graduate fellowship to outstanding graduates in biology or chemistry from IU Southeast who choose to pursue graduate study in biochemistry or molecular genetics at Indiana University.

Requirement(s): IU Scholarship Application

Renewal Criteria: Must reapply

Applicant Contact: School of Natural Sciences

Roy Goode Memorial Scholarship

Estimated Amount: Varies

Criteria: Awarded to junior, majoring in chemistry.

Renewal Criteria: Must reapply

Applicant Contact: School of Natural Sciences

J. J. Barr Scholarship

Estimated Amount: $5,000

Criteria: Recipients must study or major in biology, business chemistry, environmental field, public water supply or other related programs; must be college senior/others for master's degree study, graduate students/others for doctoral degree study, doctoral student.

Renewal Criteria: Must reapply

Applicant Contact: Princeton Review­

Malcolm Kochert Scholarship

Estimated Amount: The Malcolm Kochert scholarship is a $4,000 scholarship which could continue in its original amount for four years or until the completion of the degree - which ever comes first* - provided that the following status is maintained:

    • A good citizenship record
    • A GPA of 3.5 or higher, both overall and program GPA
    • Full-time status (12 credit hours or more per semester)
    • Following curriculum for declared major under advisement of a faculty advisor

*For transfer students, depending on the number of credit hours transferred, the duration of the scholarship will vary

Criteria: The Malcolm Kochert Scholarship in Physical Sciences is a prestigious, competitive scholarship awarded to freshman and transfer students of the highest caliber, who plan to pursure degrees in chemistry or geosciences.

Application Requirements:

    • A minimum 3.5 GPA in high school or transferred college courses.
    • Ranking in the upper 10% of your high school class.
    • Any special activites indicating interest in the physical sciences.
    • A vita and a one-page essay stating the reason for interest in chemistry or geosciences.
    • Two letters of recommendation, at least one of them from a science teacher.

A scholarship committee consisting of one faculty member from each degree area and the school dean will select the recipients that meet the criteria above. However, the committee will have the discretion to select any candidate who is deemed worthy of the scholarship, even if his or her qualifications don't match all the criteria.

Renewal Criteria:

    • A good citizenship record
    • A GPA of 3.5 or higher, both overall and program GPA
    • Full-time status (12 credit hours or more per semester)
    • Following curriculum for declared major under advisement of a faculty advisor

Applicant Contact: School of Natural Sciences

Chemistry Lab

An adequate education of potential young scientists requires that they become familiar with modern instrumentation early in their career to prepare them for entry level industrial positions or for graduate study in any area of chemistry. A partial list of equipments within the chemistry building include:

  • Varian Gemini 2000 300 Mhz NMR
  • Perkin-Elmer GC Model 5890 (FID)
  • Varian Saturn 2000R GC/MS
  • Waters 610 HPLC
  • Hoefer/PS500-XT Electrophoresis
  • Varian 3300 Gas chromatograph
  • Perkin-Elmer Spectrum One FTIR
  • Thermo Satellite FTIR
  • Dionex DX-600 Ion Chromatograph
  • Beckman DU-800 UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
  • Jupiter 833 Vapor Pressure Osmometer
  • Jasco 810; CRT-81 IR
  • Precision 300R Centrifuge
  • Labconco Freezone 4.5 Lyophilizer
  • Isco CombiFlash Flash Chromatograph
  • Unicam 969 AA Spectrometer
  • Applied Separation Supercritical Fluid Extractor

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Need Help With A Chemistry Course?

All of us need help at some point to reach our dreams. The chemistry department's faculty are always ready to help you with any questions you may have. However, if you feel you need more detailed help, put yourself in a position to get the grade you really want by securing a tutor for those challenging chemistry classes. You can contact the Student Development Center located in Knobview Hall for more information about tutoring. In addition, the School of Natural Sciences Tutoring Center, located in the Life Sciences 115, is available to students who need assistance with natural science courses.

Links To Outside Tutoring Resources

Below you will find links to other sources of chemical education (other than IU Southeast) that you can use to gain a little more insight into topics that you may be discussing in your chemistry course right now!

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NATURAL SCIENCES CONTACT INFORMATION