CHEM 101 4 Units
This comprehensive course provides a foundation for the concepts of chemistry. Some of the areas studied include the physical and chemical properties of common elements and compounds, the metric system, measurements and conversions, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical equations and calculations, gases, solutions, ionization, and an introduction to organic and biochemistry.
CHEM 104 4 Units
Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
This course is an introduction to the bonding, naming, structure, and chemical and biomolecular properties for different classes of organic compounds and biomolecules, with a focus on their cellular, medicinal and industrial importance.
CHEM 105 5 Units
Introduction to General, Organic And Biochemistry
This course provides a foundation for the concepts of general, organic, and biochemistry for students who wish to pursue allied health fields such as nursing. Some of the areas studied include the physical and chemical properties of common elements and compounds, the metric system, measurements and conversions, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical equations and calculations, gases, solutions, electrolytes as well as an introduction to the bonding, naming, structure, and chemical and biological properties for different classes of organic compounds and biomolecules, with a focus on their cellular, medicinal and commercial importance.
CHEM 150 5 Units
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry I is an introduction to college level chemistry with an emphasis on the mole concept, thermochemistry, atomic and molecular structure, the relationships of intramolecular and intermolecular forces to chemical and physical properties, the periodic chart, organic chemistry, and solids, liquids and gases.
CHEM 151 5 Units
General Chemistry II
General Chemistry II is the second half of a two-part sequence in chemistry with an emphasis on thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics, nuclear and electrochemistry. This course prepares students for future courses and careers in chemistry, physics, biology, health sciences, and the earth sciences.
CHEM 205 5 Units
Quantitative Chemical Analysis
This course explores the principles, calculations, and applications of volumetric, gravimetric, and instrumental analysis as well as provides practical experience in standardizing reagents and determining the composition of various mixtures pertaining to the chemical laboratory setting. It is designed for second year Chemistry and Biology majors and students pursuing professional careers.
CHEM 212 4 Units
Organic Chemistry I
The first semester of organic chemistry examines carbon compounds including aliphatic, aromatic, and heterocyclic series, and modern theoretical concepts are studied. Students identify properties, synthesis, and reactions of functional groups. Mechanisms are examined in detail. Laboratory includes preparation, identification and the study of properties of organic compounds.
CHEM 213 4 Units
Organic Chemistry II
The second semester of organic chemistry continues the study of carbon compounds including aliphatic, aromatic and heterocyclic series, theoretical concepts, instrumentation, mechanisms, synthesis and functional groups. Laboratory includes preparation and study of properties, and extensive identification of organic compounds.