Class Descriptions

CHM-090: Chemistry Concepts

This course provides a non-laboratory based introduction to basic concepts of chemistry. Topics include measurements, matter, energy, atomic theory, bonding, molecular structure, nomenclature, balancing equations, stoichiometry, solutions, acids and bases, gases, and basic organic chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and apply basic chemical concepts necessary for success in college-level science courses.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DRE-098(S23643) DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040(S23170); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-092: Fundamentals of Chemistry

This course covers fundamentals of chemistry with laboratory applications. Topics include measurements, matter, energy, atomic theory, bonding, molecular structure, nomenclature, balancing equations, stoichiometry, solutions, acids and bases, gases, and basic organic chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and apply basic chemical concepts and demonstrate basic laboratory skills necessary for success in college-level science courses.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DRE-098(S23643) DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040(S23170); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-115: Concepts in Chemistry

This course introduces basic chemical concepts and their applications to daily life for non-science majors. Topics include air pollution, global warming, energy, world of polymers, water and its importance to a technological society, food, drugs, and nuclear chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss, apply, and appreciate the impact of chemistry on modern society.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-115A: Concepts in Chemistry Lab

This course is a laboratory for CHM 115. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 115. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical concepts presented in CHM 115.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CHM-115; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-130: General, Organic, & Biochemistry

This course provides a survey of basic facts and principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. Topics include measurement, molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, solutions, acid-base chemistry, gas laws, and the structure, properties, and reactions of major organic and biological groups. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical concepts.

Course Prerequisites:
Take DRE-098(S23643) DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 DMA-040(S23170); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-130A: General, Organic, & Biochemistry Lab

This course is a laboratory for CHM 130. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 130. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 130.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CHM-130; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-131: Introduction to Chemistry

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-131A: Introduction to Chemistry Lab

This course is a laboratory to accompany CHM 131. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 131. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 131.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CHM-131; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:1
Class Credits:0
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-132: Organic and Biochemistry

This course provides a survey of major functional classes of compounds in organic and biochemistry. Topics include structure, properties, and reactions of the major organic and biological molecules and basic principles of metabolism. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical concepts needed to pursue studies in related professional fields.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take CHM-131 CHM-131A; Option: Take CHM-151; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-151: General Chemistry I

This course covers fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include measurement, atomic and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical reactions, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, and solutions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical laws and concepts as needed in CHM 152. Students will develop laboratory technique and learn how to effectively communicate experimental results in written reports.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take CHM-090 ENG-111(S24022) MAT-161(S20916); Minimum grade C; Option: Take CHM-092 ENG-111(S24022) MAT-161(S20916); Minimum grade C; Option: Take CHM-090 ENG-111(S24022) MAT-171(S23934); Minimum grade C; Option: Take CHM-092 ENG-111(S24022) MAT-171(S23934); Minimum grade C; Option: Take CHM-090 MAT-161(S20916) DRE-098(S23643); Minimum grade C; Option: Take CHM-092 MAT-161(S20916) DRE-098(S23643); Minimum grade C; Option: Take CHM-090 MAT-171(S23934) DRE-098(S23643); Minimum grade C; Option: Take CHM-092 MAT-171(S23934) DRE-098(S23643); Minimum grade C; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-152: General Chemistry II

This course provides a continuation of the study of the fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include kinetics, equilibrium, ionic and redox equations, acid-base theory, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, introduction to nuclear and organic chemistry, and complex ions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields. Students will develop laboratory skills learned in CHM 151 and give an oral presentation on a chemically relevant subject.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CHM-151; Take previously. Required.Take CHM-151; Minimum grade C; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-251: Organic Chemistry I

This course provides a systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ethers; further topics include isomerization, stereochemistry, and spectroscopy. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts of covered organic topics as needed in CHM 252. Students will perform basic synthetic and analytic techniques on organic compounds.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CHM-152; Take previously. Required.Take CHM-152; Minimum grade C; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

CHM-252: Organic Chemistry II

This course provides continuation of the systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives, amines and heterocyclics; multi-step synthesis will be emphasized. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of organic concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields. Students will conduct a multi-step synthetic scheme in the laboratory component.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CHM-251; Take previously. Required.Take CHM-251; Minimum grade C; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0