Chemistry

Classes

CHEM& 110L : 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& 121L : 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. (NS)

Credits

5

CHEM& 122L : Introduction to Organic Chemistry

Structure and properties of organic compounds: hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, amines, amides, and carbohydrates. Three hours of lecture and four hours laboratory. (NS)

Credits

5

CHEM& 123L : Introduction to Biochemistry

Lipids, proteins, enzymes, bioenergetics, carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism; biosynthetic pathways; nucleic acids and protein synthesis; chemical communication; body fluids; nutrition; and digestion. Three hours of lecture and four hours laboratory. (NS)

Credits

5

CHEM& 161L : General Chemistry with Lab I

For science and engineering majors. Atomic nature of matter, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, periodic table, gas laws, thermo chemistry, and quantum concepts. Three hours of lecture and four hours laboratory. (NS)

Credits

5

CHEM& 162L : General Chemistry with Lab II

Chemical periodicity, chemical bonding and structure, elementary organic chemistry, intermolecular forces, properties of mixtures, and kinetics. Three hours of lecture and four hours laboratory. (E)

Credits

5

CHEM& 163L : General Chemistry with Lab III

Introduction to equilibrium, acid-base equilibria, ionic equilibria, chemical thermodynamics (first and second laws), electrochemistry, and nuclear reactions. Three hours of lecture and four hours laboratory. (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 203L : Chemistry and the Environment

More detailed discussions of roles of certain chemicals in our bodies and the environment. Includes acid rain, smog, ozone hole, drugs, fertilizers, water and air quality, and scientific measurements. (E)

Credits

5

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