Survey of Organic and Biochemistry
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.