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Chemistry


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CHEM&100PREPARATORY CHEMISTRY5.0 CRNS   S, F, W, Sp

Introduces the world of chemistry through the exploration of matter and the basic properties related to what our surroundings are composed of. Students will examine laws, formulas, reactions, and structure governing all substances and their interactions. Prepares students for further study in chemistry. No credit is given to those with one year of recent high school chemistry credit. (Formerly known as CHEM 100)

Prerequisite: None


CHEM&110CHEMICAL CONCEPTS W/LAB5.0 CRNSL   S, F, W, Sp

Provides an exploration of our universe through the study of atomic structure, interactions between matter and energy, and everyday encounters with chemistry (technology, environment, energy, materials, foods, etc.). This course is primarily for non-science majors planning to transfer. Laboratory is included. (Formerly known as CHEM 105)

Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 078/079 or TECH 078/079.


CHEM&121INTRO TO CHEMISTRY5.0 CRNSL   S, F, W, Sp

Provides an exploration of the matter that makes up our universe through the study of atomic structure, gases, solutions, acids and bases, stoichiometry, and reactions. This course is primarily for non-science majors preparing for careers in the health sciences and related fields. Laboratory is included. (Formerly known as CHEM 111)

Prerequisite: CHEM& 100 or CHEM& 110 or one year of high school chemistry, and completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 088 or TECH 088; or MATH 087.


CHEM&131INTRO TO ORGANIC/BIOCHEM5.0 CRNSL   Sp

Explores the chemistry of carbon compounds including structures, nomenclature, and properties of basic organic compounds with an emphasis on biochemical substances and applications. Includes families of alkanes, alkenes, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and other biochemical materials. This course is primarily for non-science majors preparing for careers in the health sciences and related fields. Laboratory is included. (Formerly known as CHEM 112)

Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 (was CHEM 111) or CHEM& 161 (was CHEM 151).


CHEM&161GENERAL CHEM W/LAB I5.0 CRNSL   F

Provides an in-depth study of chemistry formulas and equations, mathematics, gas laws, atomic theory, solution chemistry, periodic law, electron configurations, the mole concept and stoichiometry. This is the first of a three-quarter sequence designed for science majors. Laboratory is included.

Prerequisites: CHEM& 100 or high school chemistry and MATH 099 or TECH 099.


CHEM&162GENERAL CHEM W/LAB II5.0 CRNSL   W

Provides the applications portion of the year-long study of chemistry. This course examines bonding and molecular theory, intermolecular forces, solids, liquids, and gases, solutions, acids, bases, salts, pH, kinetics, equilibrium, electrochemistry, and an introduction to thermodynamics. This is the second in a three-quarter sequence designed for science majors. Laboratory is included.

Prerequisites: CHEM& 161 AND MATH 099 or TECH 099


CHEM&163GENERAL CHEM W/LAB III5.0 CRNSL   Sp

Examines, in more detail, equilibrium, thermodynamics, and descriptive chemistry of elements and their compounds. Topics in kinetics and equilibrium are revisited to enhance students' comprehension and understanding. The course ends with a survey of several areas of chemistry including coordination chemistry, nuclear and radiochemistry, nanochemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry with special emphasis on relevant and inspiring aspects of these topics. Laboratory is included.

Prerequisites: : CHEM& 162 AND MATH 099 or TECH 099


CHEM 231QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS5.0 CRNSL   Sp

Provides a study of the qualitative and quantitative analytical applications of chemistry including the mathematical treatment of data collected. It will examine gravimetric and volumetric wet chemical analysis, instrumental analysis of both organic and inorganic substances will be done. This is a one-quarter course required for students who are chemistry and chemical engineering majors.

Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in CHEM& 163 (was CHEM 153).


CHEM&261ORGANIC CHEM W/LAB I5.0 CRNSL   F

Explores the chemistry of organic compounds including structures, nomenclature, bonding, and properties of basic organic compounds. The course covers the families of alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes, and discusses functional groups and stereochemistry and their roles in chemical properties. This is the first in a three-quarter sequence designed for science majors in chemistry-related fields. Laboratory is included. (Formerly known as CHEM 251)

Prerequisite: CHEM& 163 (was CHEM 153) or instructor permission.


CHEM&262ORGANIC CHEM W/LAB II5.0 CRNSL   W

Continues the exploration of the chemistry of organic compounds including structures, nomenclature, and synthesis of basic organic compounds. The course covers the families of alkyl halides, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, and other groups of compounds. Reactions and synthesis of various compounds of these families will be studies and performed. Products of the processes will be examined using physical and spectroscopic means. This is the second in a three-quarter sequence designed for science majors in chemistry-related fields. Laboratory is included. (Formerly known as CHEM 252)

Prerequisite: CHEM& 261 (was CHEM 251).


CHEM&263ORGANIC CHEM W/LAB III5.0 CRNSL   Sp

Continues the exploration of the chemistry of organic compounds including structures, nomenclature, and synthesis of basic organic compounds. The course covers the families of amines, carbonyls, aromatics, biochemical compounds and other groups of compounds. Reactions and synthesis of various compounds will be studied and performed. Products of these processes will be examined using physical and spectroscopic means. The course includes a qualitative analysis of organic compounds. This is the third of a three-quarter sequence designed for science majors in chemistry-related fields. Laboratory is included. (Formerly known as CHEM 253)

Prerequisite: CHEM& 262 (was CHEM 252).


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