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Chemistry (CHEM) 2016-2017


CHEM 0100 Introduction to Chemistry (A, SP, SU) 4 credits


This is a preparatory chemistry course covering the basic concepts of chemistry, with emphasis on the physical and chemical properties of matter, problem solving, and an introduction to chemical reactions. Related laboratory work and demonstrations are included. Safety training and goggles are required for laboratory sessions. Students enrolled in distance versions of this course will be required to come to campus for an orientation meeting and completion of certain exams and laboratories.
Lecture: 3 hours – Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisites: MATH 1020 or higher, and placement into ENGL 0190or higher
Lab fee: $14.00

CHEM 1100 Chemistry and Society (A, SP, SU) 5 credits


This is a course for nonscience majors intended to a) acquaint students with the science of chemistry as it relates to modern technological society, and b) help students learn about chemistry in the context of their everyday lives. This course will help students realize the interconnection between chemistry and other disciplines in the natural sciences. The material in the course focuses on the practical significance of basic chemistry in the context of social, political and economic issues that affect our world.
Lecture: 5 hours
Prerequisites: MATH 1020 or higher, and placement into ENGL 1100
Lab fee: $20.00

CHEM 1111 Elementary Chemistry I (A, SP, SU) 4 credits


This is an introductory course in fundamental chemical concepts and laboratory techniques. Topics include atomic structure, periodic classification of elements, stoichiometry, solutions, acids and bases, pH and buffers, the gas laws, chemical equilibrium, and nuclear chemistry. Safety training and goggles are required for laboratory sessions. Students enrolled in distance versions of this course will be required to come to campus for an orientation meeting and completion of certain exams and laboratories.
Lecture: 3 hours – Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisites: MATH 1020 or higheror STAT 1350 or placement equivalent; placement into ENGL 1100 or higher; CHEM 0100 or higher or placement equivalent
Lab fee: $20.00

CHEM 1112 Elementary Chemistry II (A, SP, SU) 4 credits


This is an introductory course in fundamental organic chemistry, biochemistry, and laboratory techniques. Course covers the study of carbon compounds organized according to functional groups, including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, enzymes, and nucleic acids. Safety training and goggles are required for laboratory sessions. Students enrolled in distance versions of this course will be required to come to campus for an orientation meeting and completion of certain exams and laboratory.
Lecture: 3 hours –Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: CHEM 1111 or CHEM 1171
Lab fee: $20.00

CHEM 1113 Elements Organic/Biochemistry (A, SP, SU) 4 credits


This is a course in elementary chemical concepts designed primarily for allied health students. It includes the study of basic organic chemistry, especially related to functional groups, and biochemistry including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids, and metabolism. Safety training and goggles are required for the laboratory session. Students enrolled in distance versions of this course will be required to come to campus for an orientation meeting and completion of certain exams and laboratory.
Lecture: 3 hours –- Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisites: CHEM 0100 or higher or placement equivalent; MATH 1020 or higher or STAT 1350 or placement equivalent;; placement into ENGL 1100
Lab fee: $20.00

CHEM 1171 General Chemistry I (A, SP, SU) 5 credits


This is a course in fundamental chemical principles. Topics include
measurement, atomic structure, periodic classification, the mole concept, mass relationships in chemical reactions, the behavior of gases, the behavior of liquids, the behavior of solids, thermochemistry, quantum theory and electron configurations, chemical bonding, and molecular geometry. Students enrolled in distance versions of this course will be required to come to campus for an orientation meeting and completion of certain exams and laboratories. This is the first of a two-semester sequence
designed for students entering a scientific field.
Lecture: 4 hours – Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisites: CHEM 0100 or higher or placement equivalent; MATH 1148 or higher or placement equivalent; Placement into ENGL 1100
Lab fee: $29.50

CHEM 1172 General Chemistry II (A, SP, SU) 5 credits


This is a course in fundamental chemical principles. Topics include
intermolecular forces, phase changes, the properties of solutions kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base chemistry and buffers, solubility equilibria, atmospheric chemistry, entropy and free energy, electrochemistry, the chemistry of metals and nonmetals, coordination complexes, and nuclear chemistry. Students enrolled in distance versions of this course will be required to come to campus for an orientation meeting and completion of certain exams and laboratories. This is the second of a two-semester sequence designed for students entering a scientific field.
Lecture: 4 – Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisite: CHEM 1171 Lab fee: $29.50

CHEM 1200 Introduction to General and Organic Chemistry (A, SP, SU) 5 credits


This is an introductory course in general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and laboratory techniques. Topics include atomic structure, periodic classification of elements, stoichiometry, solutions, acids and bases, pH and buffers, the study of carbon compounds organized according to functional groups, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and enzymes. Safety training and goggles are required for laboratory sessions. Students enrolled in distance versions of this course will be required to come to campus for
an orientation meeting and completion of certain exams and laboratories.
Lecture: 4 hours - Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisites: MATH 1020 or higher or STAT 1350 or placement equivalent; placement in ENGL 1100; CHEM 0100 or higher or placement equivalent
Lab fee: $20.00

CHEM 2251 Organic Chemistry I (A, SP, SU) 5 credits


This is the first course in a two-course sequence in organic chemistry.
This course includes the study of nomenclature, structure, bonding, and physical and chemical properties of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, aldehydes, and ketones. This course will also cover mass spectrometry, infrared spectroscopy, and 1H and 13C nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Lecture: 5 hours
Prerequisite: CHEM 1172
Lab fee: $10.00

CHEM 2252 Organic Chemistry II (A, SP, SU) 5 credits


This is the second course in a two-course sequence in organic chemistry. This course includes the study of the nomenclature, structure, bonding, and physical and chemical properties of conjugated systems, aromatic compounds, carboxylic acids and carboxylic acid derivatives, amines, carbonyl condensation reactions, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, lipids, radicals, and polymers.
Lecture: 5 hours
Prerequisite: CHEM 2251 Lab fee: $10.00

CHEM 2254 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (A, SP, SU) 3 credits


This is the first course in a two-course sequence in organic chemistry
laboratory. This course introduces the students to laboratory techniques of organic chemistry including synthesis, isolation, purification, and identification of organic compounds. Spectroscopic techniques will be addressed as well.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 5 hours
Corequisite: CHEM 2251 Lab fee: $40.00

CHEM 2255 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (A, SP, SU) 3 credits


This is the second course in a two-course sequence in organic chemistry laboratory. This course includes further study of organic laboratory techniques including synthesis, isolation, purification, and identification of organic compounds. Students will be required to participate in a laboratory research experience.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 5 hours
Prerequisite: CHEM 2254
Corequisite: CHEM 2252
Lab fee: $40.00

CHEM 2261 General Biochemistry (A, SP, SU) 4 credits


This is an introductory course in biochemistry dealing with the molecular basis of structure and metabolism of plants, animals and microorganisms.
Lecture: 4 hours
Prerequisites: CHEM 2252 and BIO 1101 or higher
Lab fee: $7.00

CHEM 2293 Independent Study: Chemistry (On Demand) 1-3 credits


This course is an individual, student-structured course that examines a selected topic in chemistry through intensive reading or research. The independent study elective permits a student to pursue his/her interests within the context of a faculty-guided program.
Instructor permission required
Lecture: Hours vary – Lab: Hours vary
Lab fee: $1.00

CHEM 2294 Special Topics: Chemistry (On Demand) 1-3 credits


This course provides an opportunity to explore selected topics of
interest in chemistry.
Instructor permission required
Lecture: Hours vary – Lab: Hours vary Lab fee: $1.00