Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

General Information on Undergraduate Program

The main objective of the Chemistry Department is to educate students as chemists capable of conducting research, development studies in basic science of chemistry including its industrial applications.

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHYS111 PHYSICS I (MECHANICS) 5 4 2 7.5
CHEM105 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I 6 4 4 9.0
MATH119 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY 5 4 2 7.5
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHYS112 PHYSICS II (ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM) 5 4 2 7.5
CHEM106 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II 6 4 4 9.0
MATH120 CALCULUS OF FUNCTIONS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES 5 4 2 7.5
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CHEM200 COLLOQUIUM IN CHEMISTRY I 0 0 2 0.5
CHEM221 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY I 4 4 0 7.0
CHEM223 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I 3 0 6 5.0
CHEM233 INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC CHEMISTY 2 2 0 4.0
CHEM257 MATHEMATICS FOR CHEMISTS 4 4 0 7.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0
            NONTECHNICAL ELECTIVE

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CHEM234 ORGANIC CHEMISTY I 4 4 0 7.0
CHEM236 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB. I 2 0 4 4.0
CHEM252 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I 4 4 0 7.0
CHEM254 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I 2 0 4 6.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0
            NONTECHNICAL ELECTIVE

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CHEM301 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 4 4 0 7.0
CHEM303 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB. II 3 0 6 4.0
CHEM350 QUANTUM CHEMISTRY 4 4 0 5.0
CHEM361 INORGANIC CHEMISRTY I 4 4 0 7.0
ENG311 ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
Any 3 of the following set ..
TURK105 TURKISH I 0 4 0 2.0
TURK201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
TURK303 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CHEM322 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY II 4 4 0 7.0
CHEM324 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II 3 0 6 4.0
CHEM353 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II 4 4 0 7.0
CHEM355 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II 2 0 4 4.0
CHEM362 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 4 4 0 7.0
CHEM364 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY 2 0 4 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK106 TURKISH II 0 4 0 2.0
TURK202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
TURK304 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CHEM400 COLLOQUIUM IN CHEMISTRY II 0 0 2 0.5
CHEM401 SUMMER PRACTICE 0 0 2 2.0
CHEM413 BIOCHEMISTRY 3 3 0 7.5
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE
            TECHNICAL ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE
            TECHNICAL ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week