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|CHM 12901 - General Chemistry With A Biological Focus|
Credit Hours: 5.00. An accelerated and comprehensive one-semester general chemistry course that emphasizes principles that are important in biological systems. This course is designed to cover the essential elements of general chemistry traditionally covered in a two semester series. Topics to be covered include: Stoichiometry and chemical equations; atomic theory and structure; periodic properties; electronegativity; ionic and covalent bonding; non-covalent forces; bond energies; Lewis structures; molecular geometry; gases, liquids, and solids; solutions, quantitative equilibria in aqueous solution; acid/base chemistry and buffers; introductory thermodynamics; oxidation-reduction; electrochemical and membrane potential; colligative properties; chemical and enzyme kinetics; nuclear chemistry; coordination chemistry. One year of high school chemistry is required. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 5.000 Credit hours
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture, Recitation
Offered By: College of Science
Lower Division, GTC-Science, UC-Science
May be offered at any of the following campuses:
Learning Outcomes: 1. Develop an understanding of universal physical laws as they apply in chemistry. 2. Develop an understanding of the scientific process. 3. Develop the ability to document scientific information and experimental data and to make quantitative/structural measurements and interpret results.