Chemistry

CHEM 1301 (3-2-3) Chemistry and Society

A survey of elementary chemical principles for the non-science major, with illustrations of the daily importance of chemistry from organic chemistry, polymers, farming, foods and food additives, household medicines and drugs, and similar topics. Lab fee.

Requisites: None.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.

CHEM 1401 (4-3-3) General Chemistry I

Introduction to theories on the properties and structure of matter; atomic and molecular structure; properties of gases, liquids, and solids; properties of solutions; and chemical equations. Lab fee.

Requisites: Score of 520 on the SAT (math), 21 on ACT (math), 19 on CLT (QR), 46 on eMAT (ALEKS), or completion of MATH 1300, MATH 1301, MATH 1303, MATH 1307, or MATH 1405.

Offered: Fall, Summer.

CHEM 1402 (4-3-3) General Chemistry II

Continuation of CHEM 1401, including chemical equilibrium and equilibrium constants, energy changes, electrochemistry, radioactivity, descriptive chemistry of chosen elements, and an introduction to organic chemistry. Lab fee.

Requisites: CHEM 1401.

Offered: Spring, Summer.

CHEM 3401 (4-4-0) Biochemistry

(BIOL 3401)

This course pertains to the study of cellular chemistry: including presentation of solutions, thermodynamics, kinetics of enzymes, the structure and metabolic pathways of carbohydrates, nucleic acids, proteins, and lipids, cellular membrane composition and function, and the storage and utilization of genetic information.

Requisites: CHEM 3403.

Offered: Fall.

CHEM 3402 (4-3-3) Organic Chemistry I

Study of compounds of carbon, classes of compounds and their typical reactions, theories, reaction mechanisms, and synthesis. Lab fee.

Requisites: CHEM 1402.

Offered: Fall.

CHEM 3403 (4-3-3) Organic Chemistry II

Continuation of CHEM 3402. Lab fee. Requisite: CHEM 3402.

Offered: Spring.