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CHM 102 COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II

CHM 102 – College Chemistry II

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  CHM 102 College Chemistry II

Credit Hours:  4                .0            Contact Hours:  6.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  3.0                Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in CHM 101

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is an introduction to organic and biological chemistry for students preparing for careers in the health fields. The content includes hydrocarbons, alcohols, organic acids, carbohydrates, amines, lipids, amino acids and proteins, enzymes, biochemical energy transfer, metabolism, and nutrition.  The course combines lecture and laboratory.

General Education Goals: CHM 102 is affirmed in the following General Education Foundation Category:  Scientific Knowledge and Reasoning.  The corresponding General Education Goal is as follows:   Students will use the scientific method of inquiry through the acquisition of scientific knowledge.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts and theories that are the basis of the field of chemistry;
  2. utilize various qualitative and quantitative problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques to perform experimental procedures investigating chemical phenomena and to analyze collected experimental data; and
  3. utilize triple beam balances, top loader balances, pH meters, basic laboratory glassware and other laboratory equipment effectively as tools in carrying out experiments investigating chemical phenomena.