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.
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.
Understanding the metric system, atomic theory, bonding, quantitative relationships, solutions, gases, acids and bases, salts, and nuclear chemistry. Lab included.
Successful completion of CHEM& 110 or high school chemistry; co-requisite: MAT 099 or higher or appropriate COMPASS placement concurrently with this course.
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.
Successful completion of CHEM& 121.
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.
Successful completion of MATH& 141 and one year of high school chemistry or CHEM& 121, ENV 153, or other college-level chemistry class.
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.
Successful completion of CHEM& 161 or acceptable equivalent.