CHE 1320

Survey of Organic and Biochemistry

4 Credits

GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking and Scientific Literacy

This course introduces the nomenclature, functional groups and skeletal structure of organic and biochemical compounds with particular emphasis on compounds of biological interest such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids and enzymes. The laboratory section of the course illustrates the characteristic properties and reactions of compounds of biological interest. This course builds on skills acquired in introductory chemistry. Satisfactory completion of high school chemistry or equivalent or completion of
CHE 1000 or equivalent is recommended. Course/lab fees.