CHM 142 - General, Organic, and Biochemistry II
Continuation of CHM 141 General, Organic, and Biochemistry I. A survey of organic chemistry including nomenclature, reactions of selected functional groups, stereochemistry and biochemistry. Applications include consumer products, living systems, food and metabolism. For Liberal Arts non-science students.
Prerequisite: CHM 141 General, Organic, and Biochemistry I
Corequisite: CHM 142L General, Organic, and Biochemistry II Laboratory
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Understand the basic chemical and physical properties of organic compounds.
- Complete basic organic chemical equations.
- Understand the effects of simple organic compounds on living things.
- Determine the formulas and IUPAC names of simple organic compounds.
- Predict the physical states and boiling point trends of simple organic compounds.
- Understand the significance of stereoisomers and their role in biochemistry.
- Understand the structures and basic chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and enzymes, hormones and vitamins.
- Understand the basic principles of metabolism.
Methods of Assessing Outcomes:
The expected learning outcomes will be assessed through the use of four exams.
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