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  • B = Winter Term
  • Y = half course over 2 terms
  • Q = 1st quarter of Fall Term
  • R = 2nd quarter of Fall Term
  • S = 1st quarter of Winter Term
  • T = 2nd quarter of Winter Term

Required Courses

Chem 9657-9658Y: Seminar (Milestone)

Course Objectives: (Please note: these seminars are not the same)

  • To accustom the student to the regular perusal of the literature
  • To develop the student’s ability to assemble and critically appraise the recent literature
  • To develop an understanding (for both the student and the audience) of a research topic of current interest
  • To develop the student’s ability to present a seminar
  • To accustom the student to public speaking
  • To give practice in dealing with verbal questioning

  • Instructor: P.J. Ragogna
  • Time: Thursday 12:30-2:00 p.m. Schedule
  • Location for Fall Term: TBD  Winter Term:TBD

Research Course

Course Objectives:

Students that registered after September 1, 2014, must register in the appropriate research course each term for the duration of their program.

Policy guideline and implementation

This does not count as courses required for the degree.

Optional Course – Experiential-Learning and Professionalism in Chemistry (EPIC)

Course Objectives:

The intention of the course is to encourage students to expose themselves to experiences that will enhance their professionalism, communication and teaching skill set. Such expertise is critical for successful degree progression and then beyond your time at Western, especially in the workforce.

Fall Term

Register in the Fall (1208)

9494A-Biophysical Chemistry (Cross listed as 4494A)

  • Instructor: Lars Konermann
  • Days: TBD
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9507Q-Advanced Chemical Communication

  • Instructor: Elizabeth Gillies
  • Days: TBD
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9524A-Electrochemistry

  • Instructor: James Noel 
  • Days: TBD
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9603Q-Advanced NMR II

  • Instructor: James Wisner
  • Days: TBD
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9671R-Synthesis With Organometallics (Au Catalysis in Synthesis)

  • Instructor: Brian Pagenkopf 
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9674A-Advanced Spectroscopy

  • Instructor: Francois Lagugne-Labarthet
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9713R-Medicinal Organic Chemistry

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9744Q-Materials and Synchrotron Radiation 1

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9754R-Powder Diffraction

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Winter Term

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