Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
CHM105Survey of Chemistry3An introduction to chemical topics with little mathematics. Topics include energy, food chemistry, air and water pollution, agricultural chemicals, detergents and drugs. The course is for students who need one semester of laboratory science.Loading...
CHM122Intro to General Chemistry4A study of the concepts of general chemistry, including atomic structure, bonding, reactions, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, acids and bases, equilibrium, and nuclear chemistry. Problem-solving is emphasized. For non-science majors and students in health-related programs. Prerequisite: Placement score and/or prerequisite required. Minimum ALEKS scores of 30% or minimum ACT math score of 19 or minimum SAT math score of 510 or MAT 063 with a C- or higher or MAT 064 with a C- or higher. Score from ALEKS/ACT/SAT and grade from MAT 063/064 must be no more than 5 years old. Loading...
CHM132Intro to Organic/Biochemistry4A continuation of the study of organic chemistry and a study of biochemistry. Organic topics include the structure of organic molecules, the nature and reactions of functional groups, and stereochemistry. Biochemistry topics include carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, enzymes and metabolism. Prerequisite: CHM 122 or EquivalentLoading...
CHM165General Chemistry I4A thorough treatment of general chemistry including atomic structure, stoichiometry, chemical bonding, states of matter, solutions, acids and bases, reaction rates, equilibrium, thermodynamics and electrochemistry. This course is intended for science, engineering, pre-vet, pre-med, pre-dental and pre-optometry majors. Prerequisite: One year H.S. Chem. OR CHM 122 with a grade of C or better; and either a minimum placement score of: ALEKS 46%, ACT math score of 22, SAT math score of 530 or complete MAT 073 with a C- or higher. Score from ALEKS/ACT/SAT and grade from MAT 073 must be no more than 5 years old. Loading...
CHM175General Chemistry II4A continuation of General and Inorganic Chemistry I. Prerequisite: CHM 165 or EquivalentLoading...
CHM263Organic Chemistry I5A study of the principles of organic chemistry, including the nomenclature and chemistry of the various organic functional groups. Structure, bonding, synthesis, reaction mechanisms and spectroscopy are emphasized. The sequence is designed to satisfy the one year of organic chemistry required by most medical schools. Prerequisite: CHM 175 with a grade of C- or better or 1 year college-level general chemistry Loading...
CHM273Organic Chemistry II5A continuation of Organic Chemistry I. Prerequisite: CHM 263 or EquivalentLoading...