Dec 06, 2023
CHEM& 131 - Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Credits: 5
Satisfies allied health program requirements. Covers structure, nomenclature and reactions of organic and biological compounds, and applications to living systems.
Enrollment Requirement: CHEM& 121 with a grade of 2.0 or higher or instructor consent and eligible for ENGL& 101 .
Satisfies Requirement: Natural Science or Lab Science
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Classify and name organic compounds.
- Predict physical and chemical properties of organic molecules using molecular structure.
- Write and interpret organic structures.
- Predict the outcome of selected organic reactions involved in the metabolic pathways.
- Describe isomerism and stereochemistry as it applies to organic and biological compounds.
- Use appropriate symbolic reasoning or quantitative methods to evaluate problems, make decisions and formulate solutions.
- Effectively use laboratory tools and/or equipment to collect data, analyze it and draw reasonable scientific conclusions.
- Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.
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