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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- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  CHM 141 General, Organic, and Biochemistry I

Corequisite:  CHM 142L General, Organic, and Biochemistry II Laboratory

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Understand the basic chemical and physical properties of organic compounds.
  2. Complete basic organic chemical equations.
  3. Understand the effects of simple organic compounds on living things.
  4. Determine the formulas and IUPAC names of simple organic compounds.
  5. Predict the physical states and boiling point trends of simple organic compounds.
  6. Understand the significance of stereoisomers and their role in biochemistry.
  7. Understand the structures and basic chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and enzymes, hormones and vitamins.
  8. 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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