Survey of the principles of chemistry and the role and significance of chemistry in the modern world.
The principles of general, organic, and biological chemistry for health science students.
Prerequisite: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test score or one unit of high school algebra. Introduction to the elementary principles of chemistry with emphasis on chemical calculations.
Prerequisite: CHEM 107 or high school chemistry & MATH 120. Introduction to the understanding of atoms and molecules: their qualitative and quantitative reactions and interactions.
Prerequisite: CHEM 111. Chemical equilibrium, kinetics, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, and the reactions of the elements and their compounds explained in terms of bonding and energy relationships. A brief introduction to the chemistry of organic compounds is included.
Prerequisite: CHEM 105 or CHEM 111. Basic concepts of organic and biological chemistry for health science students.
Prerequisite: CHEM 112. Nomenclature, reactions, stereochemistry, and physical properties of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, and allkyl halides. Exploration of the mechanisms and kinetics of organic reactions. Introduction to the chemical literature and to infrared, NMR, and mass spectroscopy.
Prerequisite: CHEM 221. Nomenclature, reactions, stereochemistry, physical properties, and spectroscopy of aromatic compounds, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, amines, carboxylic acids, and their derivatives. Further explorations of the mechanisms and kinetics of organic reactions. Introduction to biochemical compounds.