Profile of the Bachelor Study Program

  1. Able to deal with problems related to chemistry competently by identifying important parts of the problem, formulating strategies to overcome difficulties, and applying appropriate methods to arrive at solutions, test the correctness of solutions, and interpret the results.

  2. Able to understand the purpose of chemical experiments, carry out and correctly record the research, and analyze the results.

  3. Able to operate standard laboratory equipment and classical techniques, and adapt to modern instruments to carry out experiments.

  4. Able to know and follow the correct procedures and regulations regarding the handling and use of chemicals.

  5. Able to communicate concepts and results of laboratory experiments through writing and oral communication skills.

  6. Able to use and use computers and software to acquire and process experimental data and use the results to understand the concept of chemical structures.

  7. Able to use modern library search tools to find information about a topic, chemicals, chemical engineering, and issues related to chemistry.

Mastering a set of chemical knowledge concerning the basics in chemistry (analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, and biological chemistry) in order to be able to

  1. Work as a scientist in government or industry, a teacher in school, or another career; or

  2. Continuing studies at a higher level both in professional programs and/or graduate programs.

  3. Managerial ability:

    1. Able to evaluate themselves and manage self-learning.

    2. Able to be responsible for work independently and work together in teams.

  1. KIM 102 General Chemistry I                                                                                                     3(2-3)

Prerequisite   –

This course explains the structure and properties of atoms, chemical bonding (covalent bond, molecular geometry, valence bond and molecular orbital theories), stoichiometry, matter phases, energy relationship in chemical reaction, and physical properties of solution.

                                    Chemistry Lecturer Team

  1. KIM 103 General Chemistry II                                                                                                    3(2-3)

Prerequisite   –

This course explains chemical kinetics, chemical equilibria, acid and base, acid-base and solution equilibria, coordination compound chemistry, thermodynamics, redox reactions and electrochemistry, introduction to organic chemistry, and natural and synthetic organic polymers.

                                    Chemistry Lecturer Team

  1. KIM 211 Inorganic Chemistry I                                                                                                   3(3-0)

Prerequisite   –

This course explains the difference between inorganic and organic chemistry, theories about the birth of elements and the history of inorganic chemistry development, main group elements and their compounds, atomic structure, bond theories (sigma, phi, and delta bonds), symmetry and group theory, molecular orbital theory, and crystal of solids.

                                    Charlena

  1. KIM 221 Organic Chemistry I                                                                                                     3(3-0)

Prerequisite   –

This course explains the formation and breaking of covalent bond with their energetics; physical and chemical properties of alkane and cycloalkane; alkene, alkyne, alkyl halide, aromatic benzene derivatives, alcohol and phenol, ether and epoxide, and their sulfur analogues functional groups, with focus on structure, stereochemistry, reaction and mechanism, and nomenclature.

                                    Purwantiningsih Sugita

  1. KIM 234 Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry                                                                         4(3-3)

Prerequisite   –

This course explains definition, perspective, and classification of analysis; steps of analysis and analytical method selection; analysis data handling techniques; calibration, standardization, and blank correction; good laboratory practices; principles of sample acquisition and preparation; organic-inorganic qualitative analytical techniques; introduction to classical quantitative analysis; gravimetric; and titrimetric (acidi-alkalimetry, oxidi-reductometry, complexometry, and chelatometry).

                                    Latifah Kosim Darusman

  1. KIM 241 Physical Chemistry I                                                                                                    3(3-0)

Prerequisite   –

This course explains properties of ideal and real gas; The First Law of Thermodynamics: basic concepts, work and heat, thermochemistry and enthalpy variation against temperature, state function, and adiabatic expansion work; The Second Law of Thermodynamics: direction of spontaneous changes according to the value of entropy and free energy, and thermal process efficiency. Understanding the thermodynamics laws is useful as a quantitative prediction for the tendency of a physical or chemical transformation of matter. The success of the process (synthesis and/or separation) can be assured without the need of trial and error steps, by simulating the changes of process variables such as temperature and pressure towards the direction of spontaneous reaction.

                                    Sri Mulijani

  1. KIM 252 Mathematical Chemistry                                                                                               3(2-2)

Prerequisite   Calculus

This course explains application of mathematical concepts on various cases in the field of general and physical chemistry as in chemical thermodynamics, equilibria, chemical kinetics, and quantum chemistry. The mathematical concepts include algebraic function, transcendental function, differential calculus, integral calculus, differential and partial differential equation, Fourier series and transformation.

                                    Henny Purwaningsih Suyuti

  1. KIM 214 Inorganic Chemistry II                                                                                                  3(3-0)

Prerequisite   Inorganic Chemistry I

This course explains acid-base theories and donor-acceptor chemistry, electron transfer (redox), transition group elements and their compounds, coordination compounds including structures, isomers, bonding, electronic spectra, reactions and their mechanisms.

                                    Sri Sugiarti

  1. KIM 213 Inorganic Chemistry Practice                                                                                       2(0-6)

Prerequisite   –

This practice were given to support basic inorganic chemistry theories such as safety in inorganic chemistry lab, hydrogen gas formation and determination of its molar volume, alkali salts electrolysis and their metal properties, formation of sulfur crystal and oxygen gas, halogen elements properties, metal ion qualitative tests, heavy metal toxicity test and adsorption, sodium silicate synthesis from rice husk, synthesis of chromium(II) acetate hydrate, hexaaminecobalt(III) chloride, Fe(II) coordination compound, and KAl(SO4)2×12H2O large single crystal.

                                    Tetty Kemala

  1. KIM 222 Organic Chemistry II       3(3-0)

Prerequisite   Organic Chemistry I

This course explains physical and chemical properties of carbonyl compounds: aldehyde and ketone, carboxylic acid and nitrile, and carboxylic acid derivatives; amine and heterocyclic compounds; organic biomolecules (carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids), with focus on structure, stereochemistry, reaction and mechanism, and nomenclature.

                                    Purwantiningsih Sugita

  1. KIM 223 Organic Chemistry Practice                                                                                                                                 2(0-6)

Prerequisite   –

This course gives laboratory skills such as using molecular model to explain organic structures and reactions; glassware assembly in experiment that needs reflux, extraction, distillation, and chromatography techniques; operating instruments such as melting point apparatus, polarimeter, viscometer, and refractometer to determine organic compound physical properties; functional group identification of organic compounds (including biomolecules). These skills are provided in competence-based learning.

                                    Muhammad Farid

  1. KIM 233 Elektroanalysis     2(2-0)

Prerequisite   Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry

This course explains electrical circuit and components, signal and noise, introduction to electroanalytical measurement including potentiometry, electrogravimetry, coulometry, voltammetry, and conductometry.

                                    Deden Saprudin

  1. KIM 235 Separation Technique          3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry

This course explains about separation principles and instrumentation: extraction (solvent, solid-phase, and microwave extraction), distillation, centrifugation, chromatography (classification, column efficiency theories, planar chromatography, column chromatography, gas chromatography, and high performance liquid chromatography), and electrophoresis (classification, zone electrophoresis, capillary electrophoresis).

Irmanida Batubara

  1. KIM 242 Physical Chemistry II       3(3-0)

Prerequisite   –

This course explains the physical transformations in pure and mixed compounds, solution properties, phase diagram for 1, 2, and 3-components systems, chemical and electrochemical equilibria, and their application for problem solving in the field of chemistry.

                                    Komar Sutriah

  1. KIM 315 Inorganic Chemistry III      3(3-0)

Prerequisite   Inorganic Chemistry II

This course explains the application of basic inorganic chemistry concepts on coordination compounds from the group of organometallic, bioinorganic, and cluster compounds. This course also gives basic understanding about applications of  inorganic compounds in the field of renewable energy, nuclear reaction, and potential inorganic pollutants.

                                    Tetty Kemala

  1. KIM 316 Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Application                                                                                                      3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Inorganic Chemistry II

This course introduces synthesis of inorganic and hybrid materials via traditional inorganic methods and organometallic precursors. The synthesis methods include ceramic synthesis, combustion method, hydrothermal synthesis, chemical vapour deposition (CVD), sol-gel method, intercalation, and electrochemical method. Material purification and characterization methods will also be covered in detail.  In addition, this course will also explain about modern inorganic material applications which related to renewable energy and biomedical field.

                                    Noviyan Darmawan

  1. KIM 429 Organic Materials Synthesis           3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Organic Chemistry II

This course will be started by reviewing the chemistry of functional groups to explain selectivity in organic reactions, functionalization, and functional groups interconversion. Disconnection strategy and synthon approach will be used to design a synthetic route which can involve formation of C–C and C–heteroatom bonds, ring closing and opening, reduction and oxidation, or protection-deprotection of functional groups. Basic laboratory techniques, data analysis and reporting methods in synthesis of simple organic compounds and modification of natural products experiments will also be given in the laboratory practice.

                                    Zainal Alim Mas’ud

  1. KIM 331 Spectrometry      3(3-0)

Prerequisite   Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry

This course explains the principles of measurement, instrumentation, and application of spectrometry in chemical analysis, which include molecular and atomic spectroscopy. The molecular spectroscopy part will be focused on ultraviolet-visible, infrared, luminescence, nuclear magnetic resonance, and mass spectroscopy. While absorption, emission, fluorescence, atomic mass, and X-ray spectroscopy will be covered in the atomic spectroscopy part. Other optical techniques such as turbidimetry and polarimetry will also be covered.

                                    Eti Rohaeti Azis

  1. KIM 337 Electroanalysis and Spectrometry Practice                                                                                                                     2(0-6)

Prerequisite   Electroanalysis

In this practice, the use of voltammeter, conductometer, and potentiometer, ultraviolet-visible, infrared, and atomic absorption spectrophotometer in chemical analysis will be exercised, together with the data processing and reporting.

                                    Mohamad Rafi

  1. KIM 346 Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy                                                                                                                 3(2-2)

Prerequisite   Mathematical Chemistry

This course explains quantum theory concepts on a hydrogen atom, hydrogenic atom, and molecule and applies them to explain the formation of rotational, vibrational, and electronic transitions spectra typical of an atom or molecule.

                                    Ahmad Sjahriza

  1. KIM 355 Biological Chemistry I        2(2-0)

Prerequisite   Organic Chemistry II

This course gives a comprehensive understanding of the cell roles in a biological system; its components such as water, amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids; membrane transport; enzyme and vitamin roles in biological system, especially in metabolism.

                                    Irma Herawati Suparto

  1. KIM 324 Physical Organic Chemistry          3(3-0)

Prerequisite   Organic Chemistry II

This course focuses on reaction mechanism studies through a series of explanations that cover chemical structures and reactivities, energetics, kinetics, acid and base strength, nucleophilic substitution, carbocation, electrophilic and nucleophilic substitution on aromatic systems, electrophilic and nucleophilic addition on C=C, nucleophilic addition on C=O, elimination, carbanions and their reactions, free radicals and their reactions, and symmetry-controlled reactions.

                                    Suminar Setiati Achmadi

  1. KIM 325 Molecular Structure Elucidation                                                                                                                             3(3-0)

Prerequisite   Organic Chemistry II

This course covers the structural analysis of organic compounds which include preliminary analysis; physical properties determination; qualitative and elemental analysis; ultraviolet-visible, infrared, 1H and 13C nuclear magnetic resonance, and mass spectrometry; and combined spectrum analysis.

                                    Novriyandi Hanif

  1. KIM 344 Chemical Kinetics     3(3-0)

Prerequisite   Physical Chemistry I, Mathematical Chemistry

This course is developed from the concept and definition of chemical reaction rate and mechanism in order to study a reaction in the molecular level, and the methods to control the reaction rate. The materials covered include determination of rate law (rate constant and reaction order) for simple, reversible, serial, parallel, and complex reactions, along with their experiment methods; the dependence of reaction rate on temperature; reaction rate theory; unimolecular reaction rate  theory; atomic and free radical processes; photochemistry and fast reaction; reaction in solution and catalyzed reactions; enzyme kinetics; and compilation of research results that are related to chemical kinetics in form of essay writing and discussion.

                                    Dyah Iswantini Pradono

  1. KIM 345 Physical Chemistry Practice                                                                                                                                 2(0-6)

Prerequisite   Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy

This course covers gas state, thermodynamics, chemical bonding, nonelectrolyte and electrolyte solutions, electrochemistry, introduction to quantum theory, and chemical kinetics.

                                    Henny Purwaningsih Suyuti

  1. KIM 356 Biological Chemistry II

Prerequisite   Biological Chemistry I

This course explains metabolism and regulation of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and DNA in living creatures, including glycolysis, Krebs’ cycle, protein synthesis, and photosynthesis.

                                    Irma Herawati Suparto

27.KIM 357         Chemometrics                                                                                                              3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Spectrometry, Electroanalysis and Spectrometry

This course explains chemometrics background and roles in chemical experiments; descriptive statistics (data distribution, distribution type, location parameter, disperse, skewness, and kurtoses); error propagation; inferential statistics (t-test, F-test, Chi squared-test, and data exclusion); Anova; chemical data quality control; univariate regression; non-parametric method, signal and noise, introduction to experimental design and multivariate calibration.

                                    Zainal Alim Mas’ud

  1. KIM 390 Scientific Writing Technique          2(2-0)

Prerequisite   Indonesian Language

This course covers (1) spelling, (2) chemical nomenclature, (3) words and affix, (4) single and plural sentences, (5) paragraphs, (6) research methodology, literature review, and how to write it, write conclusions, recommendations, and acknowledgements, (7) research procedure, sampling, units, and symbols, (8) write a log book, (9) analysis, data interpretation, and illustration, (10) oral presentation, (11) bibliography, (12) translation technique, (13) literature retrieval and visitation to IPB Central Library.

                                    Suminar Setiati Achmadi

  1. KIM 490 Field Practice (Internship)        3(3-0)

Prerequisite   Credits ?105

This practice will be done in a research institution or a company in order to develop the students’ skills in the field of chemistry and to broaden their knowledge about professions that can be taken by a chemistry bachelor.

                                    Budi Arifin

  1. KIM 491 Colloquium   1(1-0)

Prerequisite   Credits ?110

Students write research proposal for their undergraduate thesis and then present it in front of their supervisors and fellow students to acquire feedbacks.

Budi Riza Putra

  1. KIM 492 Seminar         1(1-0)

Prerequisite   Colloquium

Students present their research results, get feedbacks from the discussion session with supervisors, department representative, and fellow students in order to improve their undergraduate thesis draft.

                                    Budi Riza Putra

  1. KIM 494 Undergraduate Thesis                4(0-4)

Prerequisite   Seminar

Students do their research and then write their undergraduate thesis based on the results analysis, supervised by a team consists of not more than 2 lecturers.

                                    Luthfan Irfana

  1. KIM 493 Comprehensive Examination       1(1-0)

Prerequisite   Undergraduate Thesis

Students will be tested for their knowledge in basic chemistry, analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, and organic chemistry through a written exam that has been composed by a team of representative lecturers from all divisions of Department of Chemistry.

                                    Luthfan Irfana

  1. KIM 326 Stereochemistry     2(2-0)

Prerequisite   Organic Chemistry II

This course explains concept and examples of chirality (chiral center, axis, and plane) in organic molecules, with their nomenclature; configuration and conformation of alkene, acyclic and cyclic compounds; methods to differentiate and separate stereoisomers (enantiomers and diastereomers); type of topicity and prochiral center; and introduce stereoselective synthesis (asymmetric).

                                    Budi Arifin

  1. KIM 329 Natural Product Organic Chemistry                                                                                                                                 2(2-0)

Prerequisite   Organic Chemistry II

This course explains the origin, biogenesis, classification, physical and chemical properties, and structure and reactivity of secondary metabolite compounds, such as aromatics, phenolics, heterocyclics, terpenoids, steroids, phenylpropanoids, polyketides, flavonoids, and alkaloids. The qualitative test techniques and the general guides for isolating those groups of compounds will also be covered.

                                    Gustini Syahbirin

  1. KIM 337 Chemical Sensor      3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Electroanalysis

This course explains introduction to chemical sensor, selectivity, thermal sensor, mass sensor, electrochemical sensor based on potentiometry, amperometry, and conductometry, and optical sensor.

                                    Latifah Kosim Darusman

  1. KIM 438 Phytochemical Analysis             3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Separation Technique

This course explains the chemical components of plants (primary and secondary metabolites); collection, storage, specimen preparation, and plant sample preparation techniques; extraction of the chemical components (ultrasonic and microwave extraction); separation and purification; qualitative and quantitative identification of phytochemical compounds; simple bioassay; and introduction to metabolomics.

                                    Irmanida Batubara

  1. KIM 439 Specialized Analysis             3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Separation Technique, Spectrometry

This course gives a comprehensive understanding to modern analytical techniques which are used in specific developing fields such as natural material science. In this course, basic principles, instrumentation, and qualitative and quantitative analysis of several specialized analysis will be covered, which include thermal analysis (differential scanning calorimetry [DSC]/ differential thermal analysis [DTA], thermogravimetry), particle analysis (particle size analyzer [PSA], microscopy), automation in analytical chemistry (flow injection analysis), radiochemistry, supercritical fluid based analysis, and hyphenated techniques (gas chromatography-mass spectrometry [GC-MS], liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry [LC-MS]).

Rudi Heryanto

  1. KIM 346 Environmental Chemistry          3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry

This course studies basic concepts of environmental chemistry which consist of water, earth, and air; explains regulations, policies, and conventions that related with environmental issues; identifies environmental damage and contamination problems that caused by nature and anthropogenic activities; studies several reaction mechanisms which take place in the environment; and explains basic theory of water, earth, and air contamination prevention and surveillance.

                                    Betty Marita Soebrata

  1. KIM 347 Surface and Catalyst Chemistry                                                                                                                                 2(2-0)

Prerequisite   Physical Chemistry II

This course studies colloidal system; surface and interface concepts; adsorption; and heterogeneous catalysts, which include classification, reaction mechanism, preparation, treatment, and characterization; and surfactant roles in surface and interface phenomena.

                                    Komar Sutriah

  1. KIM 352 Industrial Chemistry          2(2-0)

Prerequisite   Organic Chemistry II, Physical Chemistry II

This course covers chemical industry characteristic and classification, main operations in chemical industry, introduction to flow chart, mass and energy balance, conversion via physical and biological processes, industrial coding and certification, industrial safety, and discussion about industrial process (case study).

                                    Tun Tedja Irawadi

  1. KIM 354 Polymer Chemistry          3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Organic Chemistry II

This course gives knowledge regarding properties, types, and application of polymer in general, polymerization, and role of additives in polymer, polymer molecular weight, intrinsic viscosity, polymer morphological structure, polymer behavior, polymer mechanical properties, polymer application and technology.

                                    Tun Tedja Irawadi

  1. KIM 453 Drugs and Cosmetics Chemistry                                                                                                                             2(2-0)

Prerequisite   Biological Chemistry II

This course studies and understands drugs metabolism in human body, structure-activity relationship, and bioactivity of drugs.

                                    Irma Herawati Suparto

  1. KIM 454 Computational Chemistry          3(2-3)

Prerequisite   Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy

This course discusses the definition and scope of computational chemistry, the concept of potential energy surfaces, the basics of molecular orbital theory, modeling methods (molecular mechanics, molecular dynamics, semiempirical, ab initio, and density functional theory [DFT]), as well as the utilization of computational chemistry to determine the characteristics of molecules and quantitative structure-activity relationships.

                                                                                                                                                                                         Zainal Abidin

 

Service Courses

  1. KIM 220 Organic Chemistry                                                                                                       3(2-3)

Prerequisite   –

This course covers covalent bond basic concepts; stereochemistry (alkane, cycloalkane, alkene, and chirality); physical and chemical properties, structure, nomenclature, and reactions related to functional groups (aliphatic, cyclic, and aromatic hydrocarbons; alkyl halide; alcohol, phenol, ether, and epoxide; carbonyl compounds [aldehyde, ketone, carboxylic acid, and its derivatives]; amine); and structure and reactivity of macromolecules which compose life (carbohydrate, amino acid, peptide, lipid, and nucleic acid).

                                    Gustini Syahbirin

Dudi Tohir

  1. KIM 230 Analytical Chemistry                                                                                                    3(2-3)

Prerequisite   –

This course explains the definition, perspective, and classification of analysis; component extraction; qualitative analysis; general quantitative analysis; acidi-alkalimetry, oxidi-reductometry, chelatometry; spectrophotometer UV-Vis; general chromatography techniques: paper, thin-layer, column, gas, and high performance liquid chromatography; and electrophoresis.

                                    Eti Rohaeti

Rudi Heryanto

Mohamad Rafi

  1. KIM 240 Physical Chemistry                                                                                                      3(2-3)

Prerequisite   –

This course covers energy concepts which are related to The First Law of Thermodynamics; entropy and The Second Law of Thermodynamics; equilibrium; and other aspects such as solutions, chemical kinetics, colloid chemistry, and surface chemistry.

                                    Dyah Iswantini Pradono

Armi Wulanawati