Chemistry (CHM)

CHM 1110 — Introductory General Chemistry
4 Credit hours  

Provides a foundation in basic principles of general chemistry. Topics include methods of measurement, temperature and heat, atomic structure, nuclear chemistry, bonding, nomenclature, gas laws, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, solutions, acid-base chemistry and chemical equilibrium.
Transfer: TM.
Prerequisites: MTH-0903 (with a grade of "C" or better).

CHM 1120 — Introductory Organic and Biochem
4 Credit hours  

Covers the fundamentals of acid-base chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry, including laboratory applications. The structures and properties of acid, bases, buffers, organic compounds classified by functional group, carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids are presented. Students will develop a basic knowledge of organic nomenclature and reaction classes. Relationships between structure, properties, and functionality of compounds are discussed with emphasis on their application in health sciences. This course presumes a foundation in introductory inorganic chemistry either at the high school or college level. "C" grade policy applies for student in a health program.
Transfer: TM.
Prerequisites: CHM-0960 with "C" or better, or CHM 1110, or ACT Science score of 20, or placement.

CHM 960 —
3 Credit hours