Academic Catalog

Chemistry Classes

Chemical Concepts W/Lab

Item Number
CHEM& 110
Credits
5

An introduction to chemistry intended for non-science majors. This course looks at how models of atoms, bonding and the structures of materials provide an understanding of common chemical properties and reactions.

Fall Quarter Lab Times

For Fall Quarter 2016, section 0512 will have lab times on Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

For Fall Quarter 2016, section 0513 will have lab times on Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. 

Co-requisites

Students who have not completed MAT 099 or achieved a COMPASS score of 76 or higher on College Algebra must take MAT 099 concurrently with this course.

Intro to Chemistry

Item Number
CHEM& 121
Credits
5

Understanding the metric system, atomic theory, bonding, quantitative relationships, solutions, gases, acids and bases, salts, and nuclear chemistry. Lab included.

Fall Quarter Lab Times

For Fall Quarter 2016, section 0514 will have lab times on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of CHEM& 110 or high school chemistry; co-requisite: MAT 099 or higher or appropriate COMPASS placement concurrently with this course.

Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry

Item Number
CHEM& 131
Credits
5

This course is a survey of organic and biochemistry. The following topics are covered: Nomenclature of organic matter, alcohols, alkenes, organic acids and bases, amines & amides, carbohydrates, proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids, and metabolic pathways.

Fall Quarter Lab Times

For Fall Quarter item number 0570 lab day is Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of CHEM& 121.

General Chemistry with Lab I

Item Number
CHEM& 161
Credits
5

Course covers methods and measurements, including significant figures and scientific notation, states of matter, atomic structure, the periodic table, ionic and covalent bonding, and calculations and chemical equations, including the mole.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of MATH& 141 and one year of high school chemistry or CHEM& 121, ENV 153, or other college-level chemistry class.

General Chemistry with Lab II

Item Number
CHEM& 162
Credits
5

A continuation of general chemistry with instruction in properties of solutions, calculation of solution concentrations, thermodynamics, acids and bases, oxidation and reduction and radioactivity. Also covers the structure, properties and nomenclature of organic molecules. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of CHEM& 161 or acceptable equivalent.

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