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Chemistry Courses

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CHM 101: General Chemistry I

(4.0 credit hours)

Sample Syllabus
Sample Syllabus
This course examines the fundamental laws of chemistry and atomic structure, with an emphasis on chemical calculations and quantitative relationships. Hours: 39 lecture and 39 laboratory. Prerequisite: MTH 099, an acceptable mathematics placement test score or permission of the department head. Laboratory fee: $30. Usually offered in the fall and spring.
CHM 102: General Chemistry II

(4.0 credit hours)

Sample Syllabus
Sample Syllabus
This course is a continuation of CHM 101, including chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry and organic chemistry. Hours: 39 lecture and 39 laboratory. Prerequisite: CHM 101 with a grade of "C" or better or permission of the department head. Laboratory fee: $30. Usually offered in the spring and summer.
CHM 201: Organic Chemistry I

(4.0 credit hours)

Sample Syllabus
Sample Syllabus
This course involves the systematic study of the compounds of carbon, including their organization, preparation and typical reactions. Classes of compounds studied include aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons. Hours: 39 lecture and 39 laboratory. Prerequisite: CHM 102 with a grade of "C" or better or permission of the department head. Laboratory fee: $30. Usually offered in the fall and spring.
CHM 202: Organic Chemistry II

(4.0 credit hours)

Sample Syllabus
Sample Syllabus
This course is a continuation of CHM 201 and the study of carbon compounds, including acid derivatives, aldehydes, ketones, amines and phenols. The focus is on the mechanism and stereochemistry of organic reactions. Hours: 39 lecture and 39 laboratory. Prerequisite: CHM 201 with a grade of "C" or better or permission of the department head. Laboratory fee: $30. Usually offered in the spring.
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