Code & Name

CH105 - Essentials of Chemistry

Course Description
A survey of chemistry: General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry. The physical and chemical properties of relevant substances will also be discussed. Designed for non-science majors whose professional objectives are in the allied health field. May be taken by liberal arts students. Three lecture & two lab hours.
Credits:
4
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CH106-406 - Laboratory Assistant

Course Description

This course will provide an opportunity for students to gain additional laboratory experience similar to that found in an entry-level laboratory technician position. Students will learn to independently prepare solutions, reagents, equipment, and supplies for use in the teaching laboratories. Safety will be emphasized. Repeatable. Pass/Fail.

Credits:
0 to 3
Code & Name

CH110 - General Chemistry I

Course Description
Introduction to modern theories of atomic structure and chemical bonding; chemical reactions; stoichiometry; states of matter; solutions; equilibrium; acids and bases. Theory and applications of oxidation-reduction systems; thermodynamics and kinetics; complex equilibria and solubility product; coordination chemistry; nuclear chemistry; and descriptive inorganic chemistry. Three lecture & three lab hours.
Credits:
4
Code & Name

CH111 - General Chemistry II

Course Description

Introduction to modern theories and applications of equilibrium, solutions, acids, and bases, oxidation-reduction systems, thermodynamics, kinetics, complex equilibria, solubility product, coordination chemistry, nuclear chemistry, and descriptive inorganic chemistry. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.

Credits:
4
Code & Name

CH120 - Science in Society

Course Description
Students investigate the role and influence of chemistry in modern society. Recent topics from various media will be discussed, and the chemistry basis of each will be covered. Critical evaluation of the science presented in the media will also be considered. For nonscience majors. Three lecture & two lab hours.
Credits:
4
Code & Name

CH125 - Edible Experiments: The Science of Food

Course Description
Students investigate the role and influence of chemistry in modern society. Recent topics from various media will be discussed, and the chemistry basis of each will be covered. Critical evaluation of the science presented in the media will also be considered. For nonscience majors. Three lecture & two lab hours.
Credits:
4
Code & Name

CH303 - Organic Chemistry I

Course Description
An introductory course in organic chemistry presenting an integrated study of the carbon compounds of the aliphatic and aromatic series emphasizing electronic interpretations of the reaction mechanism. Three hours of lecture and a single three hours laboratory a week.
Credits:
4
Code & Name

CH304 - Organic Chemistry II

Course Description

An introductory course in organic chemistry presenting an integrated study of the carbon compounds of the aliphatic and aromatic series emphasizing electronic interpretations of the reaction mechanism. Three hours of lecture and a single three-hour laboratory a week.

Credits:
4
Code & Name

CH315 - Principles of Biochemistry

Course Description
An introductory study of the major metabolic pathways in the eukaryotic cell, including the structure and metabolism of amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids; enzyme kinetics; metabolic regulation; thermodynamics; and enzymatic mechanisms. Three lecture & three lab hours. Accepted in lieu of Chemistry 304 for Biology Major.
Credits:
4
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CH415 - Advanced Biochemistry

Course Description
A more detailed study of some of the topics discussed in Principles of Biochemistry, including enzyme kinetics and mechanisms, lipid anabolism and catabolism, and regulation of metabolic pathways. Recent review and research articles will be utilized. Protein folding and binding studies will be investigated in the laboratory portion.
Credits:
4
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CH480 - Undergraduate Research

Course Description

This course is designed to instruct students to carry out scientific research using current analytical procedures and techniques. Students will learn experimental design, literature review, and data analysis using a problem mutually agreeable to the student and faculty member. Students will present the final results in publication form.

Credits:
1-3
Code & Name

CH482 - Undergraduate Research: The Proposal

Course Description

This course is designed to instruct the student in how to prepare a research project. Students will learn literature review, experimental design, and developing a budget on a problem agreeable to both the student and the instructor. The end result will be a research proposal. The course is repeatable.

Credits:
1-3
Code & Name

CH483 - Undergraduate Research: The Experiment

Course Description
Students implement the experiment portion of a proposed research project that was developed in CH 482 Undergraduate Research: The Proposal. Students will utilize various laboratory techniques and equipment to perform the experimental project. Students present their results in the form of a poster suitable for presentation at a conference. Repeatable.
Credits:
1-3