CHEM 112 Introduction to Chemistry
Introductory chemistry course for non-science majors and students majoring in nursing. The course surveys general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry, especially as they relate to living systems. Emphasis will be placed on the fundamental classes of compounds and molecules as well as their chemical and physical characteristics, especially their relationship to biochemistry and the intracellular biochemical pathways. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory. The laboratory component of the course will focus on safety, proper labeling of chemicals, the use of common laboratory equipment, and the essential qualitative and quantitative methods used in a chemistry laboratory. Pre-requisite(s): MATH 097, MATH 096, or placement in MATH 120 or higher; lab fee $45.