Intro to Chemistry

CHEM 110 Introduction to Chemistry Course Description Introduction to Chemistry is intended for students with little to no prior knowledge of chemistry.  It provides students with foundational knowledge for additional chemistry classes required in health sciences education. This course covers fundamental chemistry concepts such as basic atomic theory, classification of matter, chemical equations, chemical reactions, […]

Biochemistry

BIO322 Biochemistry Course Description Biochemistry examines the structure and function of the following biological macromolecules in the context of cellular integrity, dynamics, and metabolism: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. The weekend biochemistry topics include enzymology, bioenergetics, catabolism, anabolism, regulation of gene expression, biotechnology, and hormone regulation of mammalian metabolism and the pre-biotic evolution of […]

Chemistry for Health Sciences

CHEM351 Chemistry for Health Sciences Course Description Chemistry for Health Sciences is an introductory course, which is designed exclusively for Health Sciences or Pre- Nursing majors. Basic concepts in general, organic and biological chemistry are covered.The course is designed to show the centrality of chemistry between the physical and life sciences. Topics covered will include […]

General Chemistry I

CHEM211 General Chemistry I Course Description The first semester of chemistry for science majors, pre-professional students, and others in science related fields. This course provides a quantitative introduction to atomic and molecular structure, states of matter, basic thermodynamics, and solutions.A number of concepts within each topic will be demonstrated and sample problems discussed. These topics […]

General Chemistry II

CHEM216 General Chemistry II Course Description The General Chemistry II course further develops the concepts of chemical bonding in order to appreciate the size, shape, polarity, and macroscopic behavior of molecules.The processes of oxidation-reduction will be explained, particularly as they apply to biological systems. Solution chemistry will be introduced, stressing the concepts of equilibrium and […]

Organic Chemistry I

OCHM311 Organic Chemistry I Course Description The course will begin with a review of some of the major concepts in inorganic chemistry. The chemistry of carbon compounds will be distinguished from inorganic chemistry. The various classes of aliphatic and aromatic compounds will be examined. The diversity of functional groups will be explored with regard to […]

Organic Chemistry II

OCHM316 Organic Chemistry II Course Description This course further elaborates functional groups with emphasis on alcohols, phenols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, amides, esters, amines, and carboxylic acids once the nature and reactivity of these functional groups are understood, important biological examples will be stressed and elaborated. Biochemistry, particularly the properties and metabolism of biological macromolecules such […]