Chemistry (CH)

CH104 General, Organic and Biological Chemistry I

Credits 5Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels. Co-requisite of MTH058 or MTH065 or placement above stated course level.

This course is taught on the assumption that the enrollee has had no previous introduction to the study of chemistry. The student must be proficient in general mathematics and must be able to handle elementary algebraic operations. The first term includes the major topics of inorganic chemistry including elements, compounds, atomic structure, nomenclature, stoichiometry, bonding and structure, states of matter and nuclear chemistry. Sequential.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH105 General, Organic and Biological Chemistry II

Credits 5Summer/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: CH104 and MTH058 or MTH065, or placement above stated course level.

This is the second term of the CH104-105-106 sequence. The second term includes solution chemistry, equilibrium, reaction rates, thermodynamics, acid-bases and pH and introduction to organic chemistry.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH106 General, Organic and Biological Chemistry III

Credits 5Spring

Registration Requirement: CH104 or CH112.

This is the third term of the CH104-105-106 sequence. The third term continues with organic chemistry and introduces general topics in biochemistry, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids and bioenergetics. Sequential.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH151 Basic Chemistry

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. Co-requisite: MTH095, MTH098 or higher.

CH151 is a basic course designed for students who want to take the CH221-CH222-CH223 sequence but who lack sufficient math and/or chemistry background. This one-term course includes mathematical applications appropriate for the first term of the above chemistry sequence, as well as an introduction to classification of matter, atomic theory, stoichiometry and nomenclature.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH170 Environmental Chemistry

Credits 4Spring

Registration Requirement: CH105.

This course offers a rigorous introduction to the chemical principles that govern the reactions, transport, effects and fates of chemical species in water, soil, air and living environments. Special consideration is given to the effects of technology and man's activities on the chemical composition and properties of the natural environment and policy issues as they relate to chemical processes are discussed.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH221 General Chemistry I

Credits 5Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. Co-requisite of MTH111 or placement above stated course level. CH151 highly recommended.

This course offers the fundamental basis of chemistry for science, pre-professional and engineering majors. A strong emphasis is placed on a mathematical approach. CH221 covers atomic and molecular structure, stoichiometry, periodic properties, thermochemistry and introductory chemical bonding. Not to be taken out of sequence.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH222 General Chemistry II

Credits 5Summer/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: CH221 with a grade of "C" or better.

This course offers the fundamental basis of chemistry for science, pre-professional, chemistry and engineering majors. A strong emphasis is placed on a mathematical approach. CH222 covers molecular bonding and molecular properties, gases, liquids, solids, physical states and changes of state, solutions, kinetics and nuclear chemistry. Not to be taken out of sequence.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH223 General Chemistry III

Credits 5Summer/Spring

Registration Requirement: CH222 with a grade of "C" or better.

This course offers the fundamental basis of chemistry for science, pre-professional and engineering majors. A strong emphasis is placed on a mathematical approach. CH223 covers equilibrium, introduction to acids and bases, spontaneity of reactions, ionic equilibria, oxidation reduction and electrochemistry. Not to be taken out of sequence.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH241 Organic Chemistry I

Credits 5Fall

Registration Requirement: RD090, WR121 and MTH095, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels; and CH106 or CH222.

The study of aliphatic, aromatic and biochemical compounds. This sequence of courses meets the organic chemistry requirements for many science and pre-professional majors. CH241 includes a study of nomenclature, aliphatic hydrocarbons, structure, conformation, stereochemistry, resonance and aromaticity, addition mechanism and infrared spectroscopy.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH242 Organic Chemistry II

Credits 5Winter

Registration Requirement: CH241.

This course continues the three-term sequence in organic chemistry involving the study of free radical, substitution and elimination mechanisms involving alkyl halides, alcohols and ethers. Organic redox reactions, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and carbonyl chemistry are also studied. Not to be taken out of sequence.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

CH243 Organic Chemistry III

Credits 5Spring

Registration Requirement: CH242.

This course continues the three-term sequence in organic chemistry involving the study of carbonyl chemistry as well as polymers, heterocycles, proteins, carbohydrates and nucleic acids. Not to be taken out of sequence.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

Course fees are subject to change. Additional section fees (web, hybrid, etc.) may apply.