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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions for: CHM
Chemistry
CHM 111 - General Chemistry I
Explores the fundamental laws, theories, and mathematical concepts of chemistry. Designed primarily for science and engineering majors. Requires a strong background in mathematics. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
CHM 112 - General Chemistry II
Explores the fundamental laws, theories, and mathematical concepts of chemistry. Designed primarily for science and engineering majors. Requires a strong background in mathematics. Prerequisite: CHM 112 is CHM 111. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
CHM 241 - Organic Chemistry I
Introduces fundamental chemistry of carbon compounds, including structures, physical properties, syntheses, and typical reactions. Emphasizes reaction mechanisms. Part I of II. Prerequisite: CHM 112 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite CHM 245. Lecture 3 hours per week.
CHM 242 - Organic Chemistry II
Introduces fundamental chemistry of carbon compounds, including structures, physical properties, syntheses, and typical reactions. Emphasizes reaction mechanisms. Part II of II. Prerequisite: CHM 241 with grade of C or higher. Corequisite: CHM 246. Lecture 3 hours per week.
CHM 245 - Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
Introduces various methods and procedures used in present day organic laboratories. Covers the general techniques, organic synthesis, and the use of common spectroscopic instrumentation; synthesizing a variety of compounds; and analyzing the products through physical properties and spectroscopy. Part I of II. Prerequisite: CHM 112 with a grade of C or better; Corequisite: CHM 241. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
CHM 246 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
Introduces various methods and procedures used in present day organic laboratories. Covers the general techniques, organic synthesis, and the use of common spectroscopic instrumentation; synthesizing a variety of compounds; and analyzing the products through physical properties and spectroscopy. Part I of II. Prerequisite: CHM 245; Corequisite: CHM 242. Lecture 1 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.