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1032
CHM

General, Organic, Biochemistry

Prerequisite: Math placement test or minimum grade of "C" in a college-level math course. This course covers fundamental topics in general and organic chemistry and selected topics in biochemistry.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1032L
CHM

General, Organic, Biochemistry Laboratory

$73.00 lab fee Prerequisite or Corequisite: CHM1032 or CHM1040. This course involves a series of "at home" activities using a kit supplied by the college and additional chemicals and materials commonly found in the home. Laboratory reports will be communicated via the Internet. Topics in physical and chemical properties, colloids, and solutions, electrolytes, pH and buffers, properties of organic compounds, and characteristics of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids will be addressed.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 2

1040
CHM

Fundamentals of Chemistry

Prerequisite: Satisfactory mathematics placement on the College-Level Placement Test or completion of MAT1033 or MAC1105 with a minimum grade of “C.” This course covers the fundamentals of chemistry with emphasis on descriptive chemistry. It includes topics in equations, stoichiometry, the Periodic Table, gas laws, nuclear chemistry, acids-bases, pH, and selected topics in carbon chemistry. (This course does not meet the chemistry requirement for science majors.)

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1040L
CHM

Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory

$73.00 lab fee This course introduces students to safety in the laboratory, fundamental chemistry laboratory processes, procedures, techniques, and equipment appropriate for the beginning student. It explores basic chemical and physical properties and changes, types of chemical reactions, behavior of gases, stoichiometric application, simple equilibria, and fundamentals of quantitative analysis.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 2

1045
CHM

General Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHM1040 or consent of the instructor; MAC1105. Corequisites: CHM 1045L and MAC1140. Topics covered are chemical calculations, inorganic nomenclature, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, gases, atomic structure, configurations, periodicity, oxidation-reduction, and chemical bonding, including MO and VSEPR theory.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1045H
CHM

Honors General Chemistry

Credit hours: 3

1045L
CHM

General Chemistry Laboratory

$35.00 lab fee Corequisite: CHM1045. This course explores chemical and physical properties of substances, types of chemical reactions, energy changes, chemical separations, and quantitative analysis procedures. Designed to accompany the lecture, this laboratory enhances the student's understanding of the lecture topics and teaches basic chemical laboratory techniques.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

1046
CHM

General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis

Prerequisites: MAC1140 with a minimum grade of "C" and CHM1045 or the equivalent. Corequisite: CHM1046L. Topics include solids, liquids, gases, colligative properties, kinetics, gaseous equilibria, nuclear chemistry, weak electrolyte equilibria, solubility equilibria, entropy, free energy, and electrochemistry.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1046L
CHM

General Chemistry And Qualitative Analysis Lab

$35.00 lab fee Corequisite: CHM1046. The first half of this course emphasizes quantitative analysis techniques to expand the student's knowledge of oxidation-reduction, gravimetric analysis, colligative properties, reaction rates, electrochemistry, chemical equilibrium and electrolytes. The second half of this course focuses on the chemical and physical techniques to identify unknown substances. Designed to accompany the lecture, this laboratory enhances the student's understanding of the lecture topics and teaches basic chemical laboratory techniques.

Credit hours: 2
Lab hours: 6

2210
CHM

Organic Chemistry I

Prerequisite: CHM1046, CHM1046L. Corequisite: CHM2210L. A course in reactions, preparations, nomenclature, stereochemistry, conjugation, resonance, nucleophilic aliphatic substitutions, and elimination in alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, and cyclics, with an extensive introduction to organic synthesis.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2210L
CHM

Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

$76.00 lab fee Corequisite: CHM2210. An accompanying course to Organic Chemistry I. Designed to accompany the lecture. This laboratory enhances the student's understanding of lecture topics and teaches basic organic laboratory techniques.

Credit hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2211
CHM

Organic Chemistry II

Prerequisite: CHM2210. Corequisite: CHM2211L. A course covering the reactions, preparations, nomenclature, stereochemistry, conjugation, adn resonance in aromatic and carbonyl compounds, amines, heterocyclics, phenols, and their derivatives, including organic synthesis and a comprehensive in-depth study of organic spectroscopy.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 4

2211H
CHM

Honors Organic Chemistry II

Credit hours: 4

2211L
CHM

Organic Chemistry II Laboratory

$76.00 lab fee Corequisite: CHM2211. An accompanying course to Organic Chemistry II. Designed to accompany the lecture. This laboratory enhances the student's understanding of lecture topics and teaches basic organic laboratory techniques.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

2949
CHM

COOP/Work Experience/Chemistry

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

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