Curriculum:       Freshman    Sophomore    Junior    Senior

GENERAL CHEMISTRY  (I) (II)

Freshman  required  (3-3)

This course provides basic principles and applications of chemistry. Based on analysis of atomic structures, students will learn the way of formation of compounds, furthermore, be familiar with applicable methods involving the theories of acid-base, precipitation, reduction-oxidation, coordination complex, thermodynamics, kinetics, electrochemistry reactions. This course will lead students to apply chemistry to their daily lives.

 

THE EXPERIMENTS OF GENERAL CHEMISTRY

Freshman  required  (1-1)

The object of laboratory education is to learn about how best to design, set up, carry out, and techniques acquire, care and use of laboratory equipments, and the safe preparing and handling of chemicals. The experiment content includes the fields of chromatography, receiving and recovering, neutralization, reduction-oxidation, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, sparingly soluble salt, complex synthesis and water quality evaluation.

 

Mathematics for Chemistry (I) (II)

Sophomore  required  (3-3)

Introduce mathematical methods applied to chemical systems.  Topics include differential equations, Fourier analysis, vector analyses and group theory.

 

Organic Chemistry  (I) (II)

Sophomore  required  (4-4)

This course provides fundamental concepts of carbon chemistry .It presents reactions , mechanisms of organic reactions which are classified via various functional groups.

 

THE EXPERIMENTS OF Organic Chemistry

Sophomore  required  (1-1)

Experiments of organic chemistry are provided. Basic techniques such as distillation, recrystallization, sublimation, etc., are emphasized.. Separation methods and synthetic reactions are included.

 

Analytical Chemistry (I)

Sophomore  required  (3-0)

This content of this course includes fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry and data analysis.

The topics include:1.Experimental error2.Statistics3.Calibration methods4.Chemical equilibrium5.Activity6.Systematic treatment of equilibrium7.Monoprotic acid-base equilibria8.Polyprotic acid-base equilibria9Acid-base titrations10.EDTA titration

 

THE Experiment of Analytical Chemistry (I)

Sophomore  required  (1-0)

The object of laboratory education is to acquaint basic quantitative techniques, including gravimetric and volumetric measurements, care and use of laboratory equipments, and the safe use and handing of chemicals. The experiment content includes the application and information in daily life, such as calcium content in milk, water evaluation, components analysis, vitamin C content in nutrition tablets etc..

 

Analytical Chemistry (II)

Sophomore  required  (0-3)

This content of this course includes fundamentals and applications of electrochemistry and chromatography methods.  The topics include:

1.Fundamentals of electrochemistry 2.Electrodes and potentiometry 3.Redox titration

4.Electroanalytical techniques 5.Introduction to analytical separations 6.Gas chromatography 7.High performance liquid chromatography 8.Chromatographic methods and capillary electrophoresis

 

THE Experiment of Analytical Chemistry (II)

Sophomore  required  (0-1)

This is a laboratory experiment course.  It provides student an opportunity to be familiar to various chemical analysis instruments.  The topics of experiments include: UV/Vis, Flurometer, AA, IR, GC, HPLC, CE, CV, XRF and so on.

 

Instrumentation Analysis

Junior required  (3-0)

This content of this course includes fundamentals and applications of instrumental analysis.  The topics include:

1.      Components of optical instruments

2.      An introduction to optical atomic spectrometry

3.      Atomic emission spectrometry

4.      Atomic absorption spectrometry

5.      An introduction to UV/Vis molecular absorption spectrometry

6.      Applications of UV/Vis molecular absorption spectrometry

7.      Molecular luminescence spectrometry

8.      Infrared spectrometry

9.      Atomic mass spectrometry

10.  Molecular mass spectrometry

 

THE Experiment of Instrumentation Analysis

Junior required  (1-0)

This is a laboratory experiment course.  It provides student an opportunity to be familiar with the applications of chemical instrument to measure various samples.  It emphasizes on quantitative measurement.  The topics of experiments include: UV/Vis, Flurometer, AA, IR, GC, HPLC, CE, CV, XRF and so on.

 

Physical Chemistry (I)

Sophomore required  (0-3)

Introduce basic quantum chemistry. Topics are emphasis on atomic and molecular spectra, MO calculations and the applications of group theory.

 

Physical Chemistry (II)

Junior required  (3-0)

Introduction to the chemical thermodynamics, including: changes of states,

reversible procedure, work and heat, definition of temperature, changes of

phases, idea gas law, properties of real gases, chemical equilibrium,

solubility, concept and calculation of entropy .

 

Physical Chemistry (III)

Junior required  (0-3)

A brief introduction to the electric and magnetic properties of molecules

and ions, basic principles in statistical thermodynamics, dynamics of gas,

kinetics theory of molecular reactions

 

THE Experiment of Physical Chemistry (I) (II)

Junior required  (1-0) (0-1)

Application of physical chemical principles and techniques to practise the

methods in problem solving in the study of chemical systems, and learn how

to develop theories and adopt models to describe and predict natural

processes.

 

biochemistry (I)

Junior required  (3-0)

Introduction to the structures, metabolism, physiology, and regulations of biomolecules including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. The cell structures and integration of metabolism will be included in the lectures

 

 

BIOCHEMISTRY (II)

Junior selective  (0-3)

Introduction to compositions, structures, metabolism, biological functions, and regulation of genes. Focusing on the topics how life inherited from generation to generation the organisms competing with each other in the planet.

 

INORGANIC CHEMISTRY  (I) (II)

Junior required  (4-4)

This course introduces the fundamentals of atomic and molecular structure, symmetry, various chemical bonds, solid-state chemistry, acid-base chemistry in a variety of solvents and the gas phase. Then, the coordination chemistry discussed in terms of bonding, spectra, magnetism, structure, and reactions.

 

ORGANIC SYNTHESIS

elective  (0-2)

This course provides a good chance for undergraduate chemists in reviewing and

strengthening Organic Chemistry. The main contents including carbon-carbon bond formation,oxidation, reduction, metallo-organic chemistry and so on. Some basic concepts are to be Stressed such as electron arrow-pushing mechanism, reactivities of functional groups, and electrophiles and nucleophiles.

 

Undergraduate research (I)(II)

Sophomore JuniorSenior  elective

This course provides undergraduate student an opportunity to participate a research project with his/her adviser.

 

Seminar

Senior required  (1-1)

In this course, student presents a recent research paper from various journals.

 

Analytic Methods in Organic Chemistry

Senior elective  (2-2)

This course provides the training of analyzing and characterizing

organic unknowns by using basic orgnic methods and theories.

Furthermore, separation and purification of complicated mixtures are

emphasized. The coure will make students be able to solve the problems

in the field of organic analysis.

 

Chemical literature search

Senior elective  (2-0)

Access chemical literatures through on-line search in various databases or compact disks. Interpreting the retrieved information and creating own database will also be practicing individually in computer room.

 

Applicating software in chemistry(I)

Senior elective  (3-0)

Brief introduction to the computer hardware and software of computer, a basic concept for database, introduction to internet and WWW.

 

Applicating software in chemistry(II)

Senior elective  (0-3)

Brief introduction to the computer application in chemistry, data analysis with computer, a basic concept for programming languages, a numerical method for problem solving in chemistry and chemical engineering.

 

ELECTRONIC MATERIALS

Senior elective  (2-0)

This course intends to bridge the gap between electronic materials and chemistry. Materials of conductors, semiconductors, PCB, MEMS, optical disks, capacitors, batteries, light-emitting diodes, surface finishing, liquid crystal display, and electrowetting display were discussed. Moreover, their preparations and applications are also discussed

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

Senior elective  (0-2)

In this course, ozone depletion, air pollution, acid rain, climate change and then renewable energy are introduced. DDT, other organic pollutants and heavy metal pollutants of environmental concern are also discussed. Moreover, the pollution and purification of water, environmental analysis and radioactive pollutants are discussed in this course.

 

APPLICATION OF CHEMISTRY ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION PREVENTION

elective  (0-2)

This course is a brief introduction of more advanced idea how to prevent the environmental pollution before it happens, the trends of international requirements on environmental protection. The different approaches and methods to achieve these requirements and targets. Also, in this course, the basic idea of environmental management will be introduced.

APPLICATION OF CHEMISTRY ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION CONTROL

Senior elective  (0-2)

This course is a brief introduction to the application of chemistry on environmental control. The scope of this course is to introduce the basic idea and concept of all kinds of pollution caused by human activity, and how to control it. This is a more practical oriented course, intent to help student gets the vision and understanding to cope with our industry and society’s need.

 

SPECIALTY CHEMICAL

Elective  (2_0)

Specialty chemicals are charaterized as chemicals bearing special functions. Chemicals used as medicines, flavors, dyes, pigment, plasticizer additives, surfactants, and environmental-used chemicals are originally classified as specialty chemicals. Recent years as the opto-tech is booming, we would like to focus on opto-tech-used organic materials. IC industry and its applications in Display technology are extremely important fields which have great impacts on our daily lives Opto-tech industry is also recognized as one of the ten most important newly-developed areas in Taiwan.

 

POLYMER CHEMISTRY

Senior elective  (0-2)

In this course, molecular weigh distribution, morphology and rheology of polymer are discussed. Moreover, the formation, classification, polymerization, reaction, degradation, fabrication, additive, application, recycling, analysis, and conductivity of polymer are also discussed.

 

SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY

elective  (0-2)

The applications of solid materials is one of the important topics in chemistry research and also the basis of material chemistry. The introduction and application of optical, magnetic properties, superconductivity of solid materials and the use of battery are the main topics.

MATERUAL CHEMISTRY

Elective  (2-0)

Solid material is an important topic in chemical research. In this course, we will

introduce the types of solid materials, the properties, structural characterization and

applications of solid materials. The training for students on the understanding of solid

materials systematically and basically is main purpose.

 

INTRODUCTION OF PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY

Elective  (2-2)

This introductory course is integration and application of organic, physical, and biochemistry. We intend to give students the exercise how to combine basic knowledge into practice.The content of this course is broad; we are using more handouts, papers, governmental and industrial guidelines and regulations as text.

 

INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

elective  (0-2)

Introduction of chemistry in organisms including the structures and the functions of building blocks, carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, and nucleic acids, for organisms. The purpose of this course is to clarify the puzzling questions of life sciences on daily life, to promote students’ interest on applied chemistry. Therefore, students will understand how to manage their lives with more knowledge and wisdom.

 

INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

elective  (2-0)

Throughout the course, applications are used to reinforce students’ grasp of basic chemical concepts and principles. Applied chemistry examples focus in industry chemistry, drugs chemistry, technology advances, detergent, wine test, oil and fat in kitchen process, polymer, skin protection, laser, and medical treatment anti-aging etc..

The topics are interesting and hope making the important personal choice. Be more wisdom for the use of chemical products. 

 

INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SECIENCE

elective  (0-2)

The aim of environmental science is to understand how the natural environment is regulated and how it is affected by pollutants and to seek ways to minimize these negative effects. Caring for the earth, we need to think globally and act locally to maintain sustainability. In this course, we discuss a few of the environmental problems, including global changing, pesticide, water pollution, air pollution, etc..

 

GENERAL PHYSICS

elective  (3-3)

The contents of the course “General Physics” contain: 

(1)Classical Physics includes

(1a) Mechanics: Introducing the three laws of Newton, the concepts of work, momentum, energy, and angular momentum. Also introduce the system of particles, the rigid body, rotation and vibration. (1b) Fluid mechanics: Introducing the concept of pressure of fluid and the related formulas about pressure. (1c) Mechanical waves: Introducing the vibration of a single particle, the vibration of many particles. Introduce the concept of traveling wave, standing wave and resonance. (1d) Thermal Physics: Introducing the concept of temperature, entropy, the laws of thermodynamics, and kinetic theory.(1e) Electromagnetism: Introducing electricity, magnetism, Maxwell equations and electromagnetic waves.

(1f) Optics: Introducing geometric optics and wave optics.

(2)Modern Physics includes:

(2a) Special relativity: Introducing Einstein’s special relativity.

(2b) Quantum Physics: Introducing the early Quantum theory, the wave mechanics and it’s applications to atom, nuclear, elementary particle, and solid state physics.

 

EXPERIMENTAL GENERAL PHYSICS

elective  (1-1)

The contents of experimental General Physics of First semester contain:

(1) Knowing the instruments of measure.(2) Basic Experiment of Mechanics. (3) Empirical Equation of the length and period. (4) Kater’s Reversible Pendulum.(5) Mechanical conservation of energy. (6) Fluid experiments.(7) Meld’s experiments.(8) Young’s coefficients. (9) The acceleration of gravity.(10) Kundt’s experiments.

 

 

Calculus

elective  (4 - 4)

This course introduces the basic theory and applications of Calculus. It covers the limit, continuity, derivative, integral of functions of single variable (multivariables), in addition to sequence, infinite series , vectors and coordinate systems.

 

General Biology

elective  (3-3)

This course is arranged for students that are not an undergraduate students, leading students to understand a variety of biology from basic aspect and biology develop from a molecule to an living individual, let students understand various kinds of biological unique and secret. Moreover, the various chemical reactions in the living beings will imply that living beings, physics, chemistry are interrelated. So, studying biology is necessary for these non-undergraduate students. This course contents are arranged by a progressive way, including microorganisms, cells to organisms that make student have simple, exhaustive and correct understanding to living beings. And let students understand the views and discussions of the academic circles on the biological phenomena, how the scientists observed, found and solved the cause and effect of the biological problems, and the present direction that make great efforts and some bottlenecks. To expect that non-undergraduate students can have the edification and application in the future.

 

Materials and life

elective  (2-0)

The teaching of this class encompasses introduction of materials that are relevant to

daily life.  The class will emphasize on the special requirement of materials that offer

the properties of the materials that are closely related to the chemical structures of the

materials.  According to the type of applied materials, there are five categories. 1.

Materials for flat panel diplay, including liquid crystal materials, light-emitting diodes,

and organic light-emitting diodes. 2. Materials for solar energy, including plastic

photovoltaic cells and dye sensitized solar cells. 3. Nanomaterials, including thin film transtistor materials, organic thin film transitors, nanoparticles, and molecular

electronics. 4. Sensor materials, including chemosensors and biosensors. 5. Nonlinear optical materials, including Pockel’s electrooptic materials, photorefractive materials, two-photo absorption materials.