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CHEM 1001 Special Topics in Chemistry 1-4 Credits
Topic offered will provide students opportunities for undergraduate research as well as extended coursework in areas of faculty and student interest and student need. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1030; other prerequisites are topic dependent: In most cases, no prerequisite; occasionally, consent of instructor

diamondstarCHEM 1010 Principles of Chemistry 4 Credits
Atomic structure, periodic law, bonding, gas laws, liquid and solid states, solutions, acids and bases, oxidation and reduction reactions and equilibrium. Course includes three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory applications each week. Prerequisite(s): Two years of high school algebra and completion of learning support math requirements and MATH 1030

diamondstarCHEM 1020 Basic Organic & Biochemistry 4 Credits
Organic chemistry: alkanes and unsaturated and aromatic hydrocarbons, with emphasis on structure, nomenclature, and functional groups. Biochemistry: amino acids and proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids. Course includes three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory applications each week. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1010

diamondstarCHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4 Credits
Modern atomic theory, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, kinetics. Course includes three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory applications each week. Prerequisite(s): Two years of high school algebra and completion of learning support math requirements and MATH 1030

diamondstarCHEM 1120 General Chemistry II 4 Credits
Chemical equilibrium, thermochemistry, electrochemistry, introduction to organic chemistry. Course includes three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory applications each week. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1110

diamondCHEM 1310 Concepts of Chemistry 3 Credits
Composition of matter, atomic structure, bonding, gas laws, liquid and solid states, solutions, acids and bases, chemical reactions, nuclear chemistry and technology, polymers, household chemistry, and introduction to environmental and organic/medicinal chemistry. Course includes three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory applications each week. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1030

starCHEM 2010 Organic Chemistry I 4 Credits
Compounds of carbon and their reactions. Reaction mechanisms, synthesis, spectroscopic and other physical properties. Course includes 3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of laboratory applications each week. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1120

starCHEM 2020 Organic Chemistry II 4 Credits
Continuation of CHEM 2010. Course includes 3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of laboratory applications each week. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2010

starCHEM 2310 Analytical Chemistry 4 Credits
Principles and practices of quantitative measurements in chemical systems are introduced. Chemical equilibria (acid base, complexometric and redox), elementary spectrophotometry; chemical separations—including chromatography, ion exchange and solvent extraction—are discussed. Course includes 3 hours of lecture and 5 hours of laboratory applications each week. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1120

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