updated 6/22/15

CHEM& 121
Introduction to Chemistry (S) (5)
Survey of chemistry with applications in everyday life: atoms, bonds, reactions, and calculations. Prerequisite: one year HS algebra or MATH 098.

CHEM& 131
Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry (S) (5)
Study of major organic functional groups and their properties and major biochemical compounds including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and major cellular energy pathways. Targeted for allied health programs. Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 with a 2.0 or instructor permission.

CHEM& 161
General Chem w/lab I (S) (6)
First quarter of a 1-year course of general chemistry for science and engineering majors: Atoms, molecules and ions; stoichiometry; aqueous solution reactions; gases; energy; electronic structure; periodic table. Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 or high school chemistry AND MATH 099.

CHEM& 162
General Chemistry w/lab II (S) (6)
The periodic table, chemical bonding, introduction to organic chemistry, intermolecular forces and liquids and solids, physical properties of solutions and kinetics. Prerequisite: CHEM& 161, MATH 099 or equivalent.

CHEM& 163
General Chemistry w/lab III (S) (6)
Chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, solubility equilibria, thermodynamics, redox reactions, coordination chemistry, nuclear chemistry and polymers. Prerequisite: CHEM& 162.

CHEM& 261
Organic Chemistry I (S) (6)
General physical and chemical properties of simple aliphatic and aromatic compounds. Prerequisite: CHEM& 161, 162, 163 or permission of instructor.

CHEM& 262
Organic Chemistry w/lab II (6)
Complex organic reactions: alkenes; alkynes; aromatics, aldehydes, ketones. Spectroscopy. Prerequisite: CHEM& 261 or equivalent.

CHEM& 263
Organic Chemistry w/lab III (6)
Complex organic reactions: acids, amines; carbanions, heterocycles; polyfunctional compounds. Prerequisite: CHEM& 262 or equivalent.

CHEM 270
Research in Chemistry (1-12)
Design a research project, set up experiments, collect data in the lab or in the field, and/or analyze data. Each credit hour requires 33 hours of activity per quarter. Prerequisite: instructor permission.