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Chemistry


CHEM 177  Chemistry Work Experience  (1-12)

Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer. PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in COOP 171 and instructor's permission; and eligible for ENGL& 101.

CHEM 194  Special Topics-Chemistry 1  (1-5)

Allows chemistry faculty to teach topics of special interest in chemistry. Not taught on a regular basis. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL& 101 and instructor's permission. This is a pass/no-credit course.

CHEM 195  Special Topics-Chemistry 2  (1-5)

A continuation of CHEM 194 which allows chemistry faculty to teach topics of special interest in chemistry. Not taught on a regular basis. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL& 101 and instructor's permission.

CHEM 296  Independent Study-Chemistry 1  (1-5)

Permits a student to pursue a special field of interest in chemistry under the guidance of an instructor. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL& 101 and instructor's permission.

CHEM 299  Independent Study-Chemistry 2  (1-5)

Permits a student to pursue a special field of interest in chemistry under the guidance of an instructor. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL& 101 and instructor's permission.

CHEM& 110  Chemical Concepts with Lab  (5)

An introduction to chemistry for the non-science student with less mathematical rigor than CHEM& 121. Presents general ideas about how models of atoms, bonding, and the structures of materials help in understanding chemical processes and reactions. Selection of applications are chosen from topics such as energy and environment, foods, drugs, poisons and household chemicals. PREREQUISITE: MATH 072; or eligible for MATH 097; and eligible for ENGL& 101.

CHEM& 121  Introduction to Chemistry  (5)

Beginning course for the non-science student interested in chemistry with less mathematical rigor than CHEM& 140. Together with CHEM& 131, it satisfies the chemistry requirement for many students in the allied health sciences and related fields. PREREQUISITE: MATH 072 or eligible for MATH 097; and eligible for ENGL& 101. Satisfies a lab or natural science requirement for AA degree.

CHEM& 131  Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry  (5)

Satisfies allied health program requirements. Covers structure, nomenclature and reactions of organic and biological compounds, and applications to living systems. PREREQUISITE: CHEM&121 with a grade of 2.0 or higher or instructor's permission and eligible for ENGL& 101. Satisfies a lab or natural science requirement for AA degree.

CHEM& 140  General Chemistry Prep with Lab  (6)

Prepares students planning to enroll in the science and engineering majors sequence (CHEM& 161, 162 and 163) who have not completed a one-year high school chemistry course or who need a refresher course prior to entering CHEM& 161. Stresses metric conversions, inorganic naming, equation writing and quantitative aspects of chemistry. PREREQUISITE: A grade of 2.0 or higher in MATH 072; or one year of high school algebra; or concurrent enrollment in MATH 097; or eligible for MATH& 141 or higher. Eligible for ENGL& 101. RECOMMEND: Eligible for READ 104. RESTRICTION: Students who have completed one year of high school chemistry may not be able to transfer more than five credits from CHEM& 121, 131 and 161. Satisfies a lab or natural science requirement for AA degree.

CHEM& 161  General Chemistry with Lab I  (6)

For science, engineering and other majors who plan to take a year or more of chemistry. Covers the structure of matter, solution chemistry (acid-base and oxidation-reduction), stoichiometry of reactions in solution, thermochemistry, atomic and electronic structure and quantitative relationships. PREREQUISITE: A grade of 2.0 or higher in CHEM& 140 or a one-year high school chemistry course; and concurrent enrollment in MATH& 141 or eligible for MATH& 142 or higher; or instructor's permission. Eligible for ENGL& 101. Satisfies a lab or natural science requirement for AA degree.

CHEM& 162  General Chemistry with Lab II  (6)

Continuation of CHEM& 161. Covers modern atomic theory, chemical bonding, molecular and electronic structure, valence bond theory, liquids and solids, and intermolecular forces. PREREQUISITE: A grade of 2.0 or higher in CHEM& 161 and concurrent enrollment in MATH& 142 or MATH 106; or eligible for MATH& 151 or higher; or instructor's permission. Eligible for ENGL& 101. Satisfies a lab or natural science requirement for AA degree.

CHEM& 163  General Chemistry with Lab III  (6)

Continuation of CHEM& 162. Covers metals and non-metals, electrochemistry, nuclear reactions and coordination compounds, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base and solubility equilibria. PREREQUISITE: A grade of 2.0 or higher in CHEM& 162; and eligible for MATH& 151 or higher; or instructor's permission. Eligible for ENGL& 101. Satisfies a lab or natural science requirement for AA degree.

CHEM& 261  Organic Chemistry with Lab I  (6)

For science and other related majors that require a full year of organic chemistry. Covers structure, nomenclature, reactions (including mechanisms) and synthesis of organic compounds, as well as spectroscopic analysis. PREREQUISITE: CHEM& 163 and eligible for ENGL& 101. Satisfies a lab or natural science requirement for AA degree.

CHEM& 262  Organic Chemistry with Lab II  (6)

Continuation of CHEM& 261. PREREQUISITE: CHEM& 261 and eligible for ENGL& 101. Satisfies a lab or natural science requirement for AA degree.

CHEM& 263  Organic Chemistry with Lab III  (6)

A continuation of CHEM& 262. Covers the chemistry of selected classes of biomolecules. PREREQUISITE: CHEM& 262 and eligible for ENGL& 101. Satisfies a lab or natural science requirement for AA degree.