Chemistry

Classes

CHEM& 110 : Chemical Concepts with Lab

Introduction to chemistry covering selected principles and their effect on ourselves and our environment. Intended for non-science majors wishing to improve their science literacy and develop a long-term interest in science. Includes online lab. (NS)

Credits

5

CHEM& 121 : Introduction to Chemistry

For individuals with little or no chemistry background. Atomic nature of matter, chemical bonding, periodic table, chemical reactions, phases of matter, solutions, equilibrium, reaction rates, and nuclear reactions. Includes laboratory.  This class may include students from multiple sections. (NS)

Credits

5

CHEM& 131 : Intro to Organic/Biochemistry

Presents organic chemistry and biochemistry, with emphasis on functional groups, synthesis, and biochemical applications. This class may include students from multiple sections. (NS)

Credits

6

CHEM& 161 : General Chemistry with Lab I

For science and engineering majors. This course focuses on the fundamentals of chemical structures: atomic nature of matter, atomic structure, periodic trends, quantum concepts, molecular structure, and chemical reactions.  Three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory.  This class may include students from multiple sections. (NS)

Credits

5

CHEM& 162 : General Chemistry with Lab II

This course focuses on physical and chemical interactions: intermolecular forces, properties of mixtures, gas laws, and thermodynamics.  This course builds on the content developed in CHEM& 161.  Three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory. This class may include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

5

CHEM& 163 : General Chemistry with Lab III

This course focuses on the quantitation of dynamic chemical systems: equilibrium, acid-based reactions, electrochemistry, kinetics, and nuclear reactions. This course builds on the content developed in CHEM& 162.  This class may include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

5

CHEM& 241 : Organic Chemistry I

First course for students planning to take three quarters of organic chemistry. Structure, nomenclature, reactions, and synthesis of the main types of organic compounds. No organic laboratory accompanies this course. (E)

Credits

4

CHEM& 242 : Organic Chemistry II

Second course for individuals planning to take three quarters of organic chemistry. Further discussion of physical properties and transformations of organic molecules, especially aromatic and carbonyl compounds. (E)

Credits

4

CHEM& 243 : Organic Chemistry III

Third course for individuals planning to take three quarters of organic chemistry. Polyfunctional compounds, lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids. (E)

Credits

3

CHEM 265 : Special Topics in Chemistry

This course fulfills the missing credit from transferring semester credits to quarter credits for prerequisite coursework for the Nursing DTA only.

Credits

1 - 3