CHEM 150 - Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry
An introduction to organic chemistry emphasizing basic concepts and applications to biological systems. Course especially designed for the student needing a one-semester organic chemistry course. PREREQUISITE(S): CHEM 131 with a grade of C or better or consent of department. Three hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 120.
4 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Describe and predict physical and chemical properties of organic compounds based on functional groups and structure.
- Write structural formulas and assign IUPAC and common names to organic compounds.
- Predict products of organic reactions and relate to biological metabolic pathways.
- Identify structural components of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids and relate structure to reactivity.
- Apply safe practices to conduct experiments using organic and biochemistry laboratory techniques.
- Present, analyze and interpret scientific data in written and oral reports.
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