CHEM& 131: Intro to Organic/Biochemistry with Lab

Credits 6
Quarter Offered
Distribution List
Natural Sciences — Lab,
Academic Elective

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


Eligibility for ENGL& 101; MATH 98/99 or higher; 2.0 or higher in high school chemistry or CHEM& 121; or instructor permission

  1. Communication - Distinguish between opinions, interpretations, and solid evidence with regard to chemical and biochemical systems.
  2. Information - Utilize the scientific method to explore chemical and biochemical systems.
  3. Critical Thinking - Explain organic reactions and biochemical pathways using functional groups.
  4. Personal & Interpersonal - Define chemistry as a scientific study of matter and its impact on society and everyday life.