Course Descriptions

CHM090

Preparation for Fundamental Chemistry

Developmental course designed to review basic math and chemistry principles for students who are deficient or insecure in these areas. Stresses individualized instruction and "hands-on" experience. Serves to prepare the student for CHM130. Lecture (1 credit, 1 period)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

CHM130

Fundamental Chemistry

Elements of general chemistry for all students. Serves to prepare the student for CHM151, or CHM230. Lecture (3 credits, 3 periods)

Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in CHM090, or MAT091, or MAT092, or MAT102
Corequisites: None

CHM130LL

Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory

Laboratory experience in support of CHM130. Lab (1 credit, 3 periods)

Prerequisites: CHM130
Corequisites: CHM130

CHM151

General Chemistry I

Detailed study of principles of chemistry for science majors, engineering majors, and students in pre-professional curricula. Serves to prepare the student for CHM152, or CHM230. Lecture (3 credits, 3 periods)

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in [(CHM130 and CHM130LL), or one year of high school chemistry taken within the last five years] and (MAT151 or higher level mathematics course). Completion of all prerequisites within the last two years is recommended.
Corequisites: None. CHM151LL is recommended (and is needed to meet the Natural Science requirement).

CHM151LL

General Chemistry I Lab

Laboratory experience in support of CHM151. Lab (1 credit, 3 periods)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHM151.

CHM152

General Chemistry II

Study of the chemical properties of the major groups of elements, equilibrium theory, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and other selected topics. Serves to prepare the student for CHM235. Lecture (3 credits, 3 periods)

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in [(CHM150 or CHM151) and CHM151LL], or CHM150AA, or CHM151AA. Completion of prerequisites within the last two years recommended.
Corequisites: None. CHM152LL is recommended (and is needed to meet the Natural Science requirement).

CHM152LL

General Chemistry II Lab

Laboratory experience in support of CHM152. Lab (1 credit, 3 periods)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHM152.

CHM230

Fundamental Organic Chemistry

Chemistry of organic compounds, emphasizing biological applications to meet the needs of students in agriculture, home economics, nursing, pre-physician assistant, and physical education. Lecture (3 credits, 3 periods)

Prerequisites: (CHM130 and CHM130LL) or (CHM150 or CHM151 and CHM151LL) Completion of (CHM130 and CHM130LL) or (CHM150 or CHM151 and CHM151LL) within the last two years recommended.

CHM230LL

Fundamental Organic Chemistry Lab

Laboratory experience in support of CHM230. Lab (1 credit, 3 periods)

Prerequisites: CHM130LL or CHM151LL or equivalent Corequisites: CHM230

CHM235

General Organic Chemistry I

Rigorous introduction to chemistry of carbon-containing compounds. Reaction mechanisms and recent methods of synthesis emphasized. Prepares the student for CHM236 and/or CHM260. Lecture (3 credits, 3 periods)

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in (CHM152 and CHM152LL), or CHM152AA, or (CHM154 and CHM154LL). Completion of prerequisites within the last two years recommended. Enrollment in CHM235LL recommended.

CHM235LL

General Organic Chemistry I Lab

Laboratory experience in support of CHM235. Lab (1 credit, 4 periods)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHM235.

CHM236

General Organic Chemistry II

Rigorous introduction to chemistry of carbon-containing compounds. Reaction mechanisms and recent methods of synthesis emphasized. Lecture (3 credits, 3 periods)

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHM235 and CHM235LL. Completion of prerequisites within the last two years recommended. Enrollment in CHM236LL recommended.

CHM236LL

General Organic Chemistry II Lab

Laboratory experience in support of CHM236. Lab (1 credit, 4 periods)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHM236.

CHM260

Fundamental Biochemistry

Structures, properties, and functions of proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids; the utilization and synthesis of these materials by living systems and the relationship of the processes to energy production and utilization. Designed for students in agriculture, dental hygiene, home economics, nursing, and physical therapy. Lecture (3 credits, 3 periods)

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in (CHM230 and CHM230LL) or (CHM235 and CHM235LL). Completion of prerequisites within the last two years recommended. Enrollment in CHM260LL recommended.

CHM260LL

Fundamental Biochemistry Lab

Laboratory experience in support of CHM260. Lab (1 credit, 3 periods) Currently offered only in Spring semester.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHM260.