|Introductory Organic and Biochemistry|
|CLASS CODE:||CHEM 150||CREDITS: 5|
|DIVISION:||PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||A second semester course in a sequence with Chem 101 designed for students in home economics, nursing, dental hygiene, and other majors that require a one semester introduction to organic and biochemistry. Students who need an organic/biochemistry class with lab should concurrently register for Chem 153.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Identification and chemistry of functional groups (alkanes through acids and amides), IUPAC nomenclature, structural and stereoisomers. Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids, hormones, catabolic and biosynthetic pathways, and nutrition.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||Lay the foundation to comprehend the chemical basis of biochemical processes.
Begin to grasp some of the abstract concepts of organic chemistry and biochemistry.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Typically there are 6 exams, 12 quizzes, a mid-term, and a final exam.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Completion of Chem 101 or Chem 106.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||January 1999|