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Labs

The chemistry laboratories at the University of Alaska Anchorage feature state-of-the-art equipment that facilitate teaching, learning and chemical analysis.

Our labs are located in the Conoco-Phillips Integrated Science Building (CPSB) west of the Arts building and north west of the old Admin building.

Each student enrolled in a lab MUST attend the first day of labs and must attend with their lab manual, goggles, and lab coat available at the UAA campus bookstore. Students shall also be dressed appropriately for lab or entry into lab shall be denied. Review section 3c in the Chemistry Department's Teaching Laboratory Safety Agreement and Procedures below for a complete overview of our dress code.

Lab Information

  • CHEM A103L-Survey of Chemistry Lab
    • Survey of Chemistry Lab is an introductory laboratory course designed to teach the basics of working with laboratory equipment, data gathering, analysis and reporting.
    • The prerequisite for this course is CHEM A103 (with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment).
    • All CHEM A103 labs are held in CPISB 314. Registered students must attend the first day of labs and they must attend with a lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coat. Students who miss the first day of labs may forfeit their space in lab. The lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats are available through the campus bookstore.
    • Students shall be dressed appropriately for lab or entry into lab shall be denied. Review section 3c in the Chemistry Department's Teaching Laboratory Safety Agreement and Procedures for a complete overview of the required dress code.
  • CHEM A104L-Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Lab
    • Introduction to Organic and Biochemisty Lab is a one semester lab based on the concepts presented in CHEM A104.
    • The prerequisites for this course are CHEM A103 with a minimum grade of C and CHEM A103L with a minimum grade of C and CHEM A104 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
    • Students who are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant during the semester in which they will be taking this laboratory course will need to consult their physician first. Many of the chemicals used in this course are known teratogens!
    • All CHEM A104 labs are held in CPISB 311. Registered students must attend the first day of labs and they must attend with a lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats. Students who miss the first day of labs may forfeit their space in lab. The lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats are avialable through the campus bookstore.
    • Students shall be dressed appropriately for lab or entry into lab shall be denied. Review section 3c in the Chemistry Department's Teaching Laboratory Safety Agreement and Procedures for a complete overview of the required dress code
  • CHEM A105L-General Chemistry I Lab
    • General Chemistry I Lab is a laboratory course designed to teach the fundamentals of working with laboratory equipment, data gathering, analysis, and reporting
    • The prerequisites for this course are CHEM A105 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
    • All CHEM A105 labs are held in CPISB 312. Registered students must attend the first day of labs and they must attend with a lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats. Students who miss the first day of labs may forfeit their space in lab. The lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats are avialable through the campus bookstore.
    • Students shall be dressed appropriately for lab or entry into lab shall be denied. Review section 3c in the Chemistry Department's Teaching Laboratory Safety Agreement and Procedures for a complete overview of the required dress code.
  • CHEM A106L-General Chemistry II Lab
    • General Chemistry II Lab is a laboratory course designed to teach the fundamentals of working with laboratory equipment, data gathering, analysis, and reporting
    • The prerequisites for this course are CHEM A105L with a minimum grade of C and CHEM A106 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
    • All CHEM A106 labs are held in CPISB 315. Registered students must attend the first day of labs and they must attend with a lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats. Students who miss the first day of labs may forfeit their space in lab. The lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats are avialable through the campus bookstore.
    • Students shall be dressed appropriately for lab or entry into lab shall be denied. Review section 3c in the Chemistry Department's Teaching Laboratory Safety Agreement and Procedures for a complete overview of the required dress code.
  • CHEM A218L-Experiential Learning: Quantitative Chemical Analysis
    • Quantitative Analysis is a course that covers general principles of chemical analysis, including introduction to volumetric, gravimetric, and instrumental methods, theory, problems, and laboratory.
    • CHEM A218 labs are offered only during Fall semesters.
    • All CHEM A218 labs are held in CPISB 314. Registered students must attend the first day of labs and they must attend with a lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats. Students who miss the first day of labs may forfeit their space in lab. The lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats are avialable through the campus bookstore.
    • Students shall be dressed appropriately for lab or entry into lab shall be denied. Review section 3c in the Chemistry Department's Teaching Laboratory Safety Agreement and Procedures for a complete overview of the required dress code.
  • CHEM A323L-Organic Chemistry Lab
    • Organic Chemistry lab is a practical implementation of the theory learned in CHEM A321 and CHEM A322. Purification techniques, spectroscopic methods, and synthetic methods of organic compounds are taught.
    • The prerequisites for this course are CHEM A106L with a minimum grade of C and CHEM A321 with a minimum grade of C and CHEM A322 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
    • Students who are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant during the semester in which they will be taking this laboratory course will need to consult their physician first. Many of the chemicals used in this course are known teratogens!
    • All CHEM A323 labs are held in CPISB 311. Registered students must attend the first day of labs and they must attend with a lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats. Students who miss the first day of labs may forfeit their space in lab. The lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coats are avialable through the campus bookstore.
    • Students shall be dressed appropriately for lab or entry into lab shall be denied. Review section 3c in the Chemistry Department's Teaching Laboratory Safety Agreement and Procedures for a complete overview of the required dress code.
  • CHEM A418L-Experiential Learning: Chemical instrumentation and Methods
    • CHEM A418 is an experiential learning course that includes discussion of theories and concepts, and extensive laboratory exercises in qualitative and quantitative analysis of chemical compounds, with applications to health sciences, biomedical sciences, environmental sciences and geosciences.
    • The prerequisites for this course are CHEM A218 with a minimum grade of C and CHEM A321 with a minimum grade of C.
    • All CHEM A418 labs are held in CPSB 321. Registered students must attend the first day of labs and they must attend with safety goggles and a lab coat.
    • Students shall be dressed appropriately for lab or entry into lab shall be denied. Review section 3c in the Chemistry Department's Teaching Laboratory Safety Agreement and Procedures for a complete overview of the required dress code.
  • CHEM A443L-Principles of Biochemistry Lab
    • Biochemistry lab is a practical implementation of the theory learned in CHEM A443.  It is a course designed to provide instruction in modern biochemical laboratory techniques.
    • The prerequisites for this course are CHEM 441 with a minimum grade of C and (CHEM 442 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.)
    • All CHEM A443 labs are held in CPSB 110. Registered students must attend the first day of labs and they must attend with their safety goggles and lab coat, available through the campus bookstore. 
  • CHEM A498-Individual Research
    Research projects to be arranged with individual faculty members who will direct the study of research.