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)


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

Course Outcomes

  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.