Chemistry 

updated 6/17/13

CHEM& 121
INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY W/ LAB (S) (5)
Survey of chemistry with applications in everyday life: atoms, bonds, reactions, and calculations. Prerequisite: one year of high school algebra or MATH 098.

CHEM& 131
INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC/BIOCHEMISTRY W/ LAB (S) (5)
A survey of organic chemistry and biochemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM& 121.

CHEM& 161
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I W/ LAB (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. Prerequisites: CHEM& 121 or high school chemistry AND MATH 099.

CHEM& 162
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II W/ LAB (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 III W/ LAB (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 W/ LAB (S) (6)
General physical and chemical properties of simple aliphatic and aromatic compounds. Prerequisites: CHEM& 161, 162, 163 or instructor permission.

CHEM& 262
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II W/ LAB (6)
Complex organic reactions: alkenes, alkynes, aromatics, aldehydes, ketones. Spectroscopy. Prerequisite: CHEM& 261 or equivalent.

CHEM& 263
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY III W/ LAB (6)
Complex organic reactions: acids, amines, carbanions, heterocycles, polyfunctional compounds. Prerequisite: CHEM& 262 or equivalent.