Chemistry

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Course Descriptions

MCC Campus(s): Blue River, Longview, Maple Woods, Penn Valley
Contacts:
BR-Donald Miller, 604.6662
LV-Moira Frey, 604.2341
MW-Nelson Borys, 604.3130
PV-Nancy Harrington, 604.4240

Chemistry Courses

CHEM 101 - Survey of Chemistry - 5.00 credits

Survey of the principles of chemistry and the role and significance of chemistry in the modern world.

CHEM 105 - Introductory Chemistry for Health Sciences - 5.00 credits

The principles of general, organic, and biological chemistry for health science students.

CHEM 107 - Preparatory General Chemistry - 5.00 credits

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.

CHEM 111 - General College Chemistry I - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: CHEM 107 or high school chemistry & MATH 120. Introduction to the understanding of atoms and molecules: their qualitative and quantitative reactions and interactions.

CHEM 112 - General College Chemistry II - 5.00 credits

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.

CHEM 205 - Introductory Organic Chemistry for Health Sciences - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: CHEM 105 or CHEM 111. Basic concepts of organic and biological chemistry for health science students.

CHEM 221 - Organic Chemistry I - 5.00 credits

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.

CHEM 222 - Organic Chemistry II - 5.00 credits

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.

 

Last Modified: 6/5/14