Chemistry

A teacher in a red sweater standing in front of a blackboard, gesturing to her audience.

Professor JoAnne Stubbe, Novartis Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biology. (Photo courtesy of L. Barry Hetherington.)


Featured Courses

The Department of Chemistry at MIT is one of the nation's top chemistry departments.

It has an illustrious history in sharing the MIT tradition of excellence, and it has provided national leadership in chemical education and research throughout the century.

The Department's strong record of achievement is solidly based on its pioneering advances in chemical research, its success in incorporating these advances into teaching and research programs, and its close relationship to government and industry.


Chemistry Courses

Course # Course Title Level
5.04 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry II Undergraduate
5.08J Biological Chemistry II Undergraduate
5.111 Principles of Chemical Science (Fall 2008) Undergraduate
5.112 Principles of Chemical Science (Fall 2005) Undergraduate
5.12 Organic Chemistry I (Spring 2005) Undergraduate
5.12 Organic Chemistry I (Spring 2003) Undergraduate
5.13 Organic Chemistry II (Fall 2006) Undergraduate
5.13 Organic Chemistry II (Fall 2003) Undergraduate
5.22J Biological Engineering Design Undergraduate
5.301 Chemistry Laboratory Techniques Undergraduate
5.302 Introduction to Experimental Chemistry (January IAP 2005) Undergraduate
5.310 Laboratory Chemistry Undergraduate
5.311 Introductory Chemical Experimentation Undergraduate
5.32 Intermediate Chemical Experimentation Undergraduate
5.33 Advanced Chemical Experimentation and Instrumentation Undergraduate
5.35 Introduction to Experimental Chemistry (Fall 2012) Undergraduate
5.35U Introduction to Experimental Chemistry (Fall 2012) Undergraduate
5.36 Biochemistry Laboratory Undergraduate
5.37 Introduction to Organic Synthesis Laboratory Undergraduate
5.43 Advanced Organic Chemistry Undergraduate
5.60 Thermodynamics & Kinetics Undergraduate
5.601J Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems Undergraduate
5.61 Physical Chemistry (Fall 2013) Undergraduate
5.61 Physical Chemistry (Fall 2007) Undergraduate
5.62 Physical Chemistry II Undergraduate
5.92 Energy, Environment, and Society Undergraduate
5.S15 Kitchen Chemistry Undergraduate
5.S16 Advanced Kitchen Chemistry Undergraduate
5.05 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry III Graduate
5.067 Crystal Structure Refinement Graduate
5.069 Crystal Structure Analysis Graduate
5.44 Organometallic Chemistry Graduate
5.451 Chemistry of Biomolecules I Graduate
5.46 Organic Structure Determination Graduate
5.48J Protein Folding Problem Graduate
5.512 Synthetic Organic Chemistry II Graduate
5.675J Computational Quantum Mechanics of Molecular and Extended Systems Graduate
5.68J Kinetics of Chemical Reactions Graduate
5.72 Statistical Mechanics Graduate
5.73 Introductory Quantum Mechanics I (Fall 2005) Graduate
5.73 Introductory Quantum Mechanics I (Fall 2002) Graduate
5.74 Introductory Quantum Mechanics II (Spring 2009) Graduate
5.74 Introductory Quantum Mechanics II (Spring 2004) Graduate
5.80 Small-Molecule Spectroscopy and Dynamics Graduate
5.95J Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering (Fall 2012) Graduate
5.95J Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering (Spring 2009) Graduate