CHEM 1406 - INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY

Survey course introducing chemistry. Topics may include inorganic, organic, biochemistry, food/physiological chemistry, and environmental/consumer chemistry. Designed for allied health students and for students who are not science majors.

Lab fees apply

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Express an appreciation for the subject of chemistry by being able to discuss how it relates to everyday life.
  • Understand the basic concepts of matter
  • Use appropriate mathematics to solve associated chemistry problems
  • Use the periodic table to explain atomic structure
  • Explain chemical bonding, molecular structure, an d inorganic nomenclature
  • Understand, write, and balance chemical equations
  • Understand the relationship between solids, liquids and gases and solve associated problems
  • Understand the principles of solutions and solve associated problems
  • Understand and apply the principles of equilibrium thermodynamics, and chemical kinetics
  • Understand and apply the principles of acids and bases
  • Understand and apply the fundamental concepts of organic chemistry in relation to reactions, structure and nomenclature
  • Understand and explain the biochemical principles of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids and bioenergetics

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 4
Lecture hours: 48.0
Lab hours: 48.0