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Fall 2019
Nov 13, 2019
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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

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture, Recitation
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Offered By: College of Science
Department: Chemistry

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, GTC-Science, UC-Science

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

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.


Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Biochemistry
      Biochemistry (Biology)
      Biology Education
      Biochemistry Honors
      Biology
      Cell, Molec & Devel Biol
      Ecol, Evol & Environ Biol
      Genetics
      Health and Disease
      Microbiology Honors
      Microbiology
      Neurobiology & Physiology
      Pharmaceutical Sciences
      Pre Dental Studies
      Pre Medical Studies
      Pre Pharmacy
      Pre Veterinary Studies

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level MA 15900 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level MA 15800 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level MA 15400 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level MA 16100 Minimum Grade of D [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 16500 Minimum Grade of D [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 22300 Minimum Grade of D [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 23100 Minimum Grade of D [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 16010 Minimum Grade of D [may be taken concurrently] or ALEKS Math Assessment 085 or SAT Mathematics 650 or ACT Math 29

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