2018-2019 Catalog

CHEM - Chemistry Courses

CHEM 1A General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis

Fundamental principles of chemistry, with laboratory work emphasizing qualitative methods of analysis. Gases, stoichiometry, chemical bonding, thermochemistry. Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 4 hours. Discussion: 2 hours.

Credits
5

Prerequisites

Placement at GE level mathematics or successful completion of MATH A at HNU.

CHEM 1B General Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis

Fundamental principles of chemistry, with laboratory work emphasizing quantitative methods of analysis. Ionic solutions, acids and bases, solubility, equilibrium, kinetics, electric cells, and nuclear chemistry. Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 6 hours.

Credits
5

Prerequisites

CHEM 1A with a grade of C- or better.

CHEM 7 Introductory Chemistry for Health Science

An introduction to topics in inorganic, organic and biological chemistry for students enrolled in the Sport Biology or HNU/Samuel Merritt Nursing Preparation Program. If space allows, other interested students may enroll, provided they have fulfilled the prerequisites and have the permission of the Chairperson of Mathematics and Science. Lecture: 4 hours. Laboratory: 4 hours.

Credits
4

Prerequisites

Placement at GE level mathematics or successful completion of MATH A at HNU.

CHEM 18 Organic Chemistry I

Introduction to the basic theoretical concepts of organic chemistry. Methods of preparation, general reactions, and nomenclature of important classes of organic compounds. Lecture: 3 hours.

Credits
3

Prerequisites

CHEM 1B with a grade of C- or better.

CHEM 18L Laboratory Techniques of Organic Chemistry I

Laboratory work introduces basic techniques and procedures used in laboratory synthesis. Laboratory: 4 hours.

Credits
1

Corequisites

CHEM 18

CHEM 19 Organic Chemistry II

Continuation of Organic Chemistry I. Includes discussion of multistep synthesis, the chemistry of polycyclics and heterocyclics, and more general basics necessary for biochemistry. Lecture: 3 hours.

Credits
3

Prerequisites

CHEM 18 with a grade of C- or better.

CHEM 19L Laboratory Techniques of Organic Chemistry II

Microscale laboratory work includes multistep synthesis and identification of representative organic structures. Laboratory: 4 hours per week.

Credits
1

Corequisites

CHEM 19