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Course Descriptions

CHEM 1405 - Introductory Chemistry I:
Chem 1405 is designed to meet the needs of students with no background in Chemistry or who are in need of additional preparation before taking Chemistry 1411. Introductory Chemistry I is concerned with the study of matter presented at an introductory level. The prerequisite for this course is DMAT 0091.
Topics covered include: matter and energy, chemical calculations, gas laws, atomic theory, bonding, molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions and equations, chemical formulas and stoichiometry.
CHEM 1405 ONLINE - Introductory Chemistry I:
Chem 1405 Online is taught completely online via the Internet. This course is designed to meet the needs of students with no background in Chemistry or who are in need of additional preparation before taking Chemistry 1411. Introductory Chemistry I is concerned with the study of matter presented at an introductory level. The prerequisite for this course is DMAT 0091.
Topics covered include: matter and energy, chemical calculations, gas laws, atomic theory, bonding, molecular structure, chemical nomenclature, reactions and equations, chemical formulas and stoichiometry.
CHEM 1411 - General Chemistry I:
Chem 1411 is the first semester of a two-semester sequence. The course is designed to meet the needs of students majoring in the natural and physical sciences, engineering, allied health, pre-dental and pre-medical programs as their first year chemistry. General Chemistry I is concerned with the study of matter presented at an introductory level.
Topics covered include: measurement, matter, atomic structure, thermochemistry, bonding, states of matter and solutions.
CHEM 1412 - General Chemistry II:
Chem 1412 is the second semester of a two semester sequence. The course is designed to meet the needs of students majoring in the natural and physical sciences, engineering, allied health, pre-dental and pre-medical programs as their first year chemistry. General Chemistry II is concerned with the study of matter presented at an introductory level. The prerequisite for this course is Chem 1411.
Topics covered the second semester include: solutions, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, thermodynamics, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry.
CHEM 2423 - Organic Chemistry I:
Organic Chemistry I is the first semester of a two-semester sequence. The subject matter of organic chemistry is a necessary component of many different courses of study. Persons working in health care, agriculture, environmental testing, pollution control, biological sciences and the chemical industry require knowledge of this subject. Enrollment in this class requires a thorough knowledge of general chemistry.
Topics introduced in that course will be expanded in depth and detail. Subjects covered in the first semester include: bonding, hybridization, reaction mechanisms, molecular geometry, stereochemistry, alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, an introduction to aromatic chemistry, lab safety, identification of and familiarization with lab equipment, common laboratory procedures, and the uses of various instrumental methods of analysis.
CHEM 2425 - Organic Chemistry II:
Organic Chemistry 2425 is the second semester of a two semester sequence. The subject matter of organic chemistry is a necessary component of many different courses of study. Persons working in health care, agriculture, environmental testing, pollution control, biological sciences and the chemical industry require knowledge of this subject. Enrollment in this class requires a thorough knowledge of general chemistry.
Topics introduced in that course will be expanded in depth and detail. Subjects covered in the second semester include: an introduction to aromatic chemistry, aromatic hydrocarbons, electrophilic aromatic substitutions, alcohols and phenols, ethers and epoxides, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acid and their derivatives, amines, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, lipids and nucleic acids. The laboratory portion includes qualitative organic analysis.
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