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B CHEM 110 Chemistry and Life (5) NW Anderson, Roberts.
Survey course exploring the chemistry of life. Topics include the molecular nature of all life, chemical processes of living organisms, chemistry of food, air, water, nutrition, pollution, genetic engineering, and drug design. Material includes basic chemical principles related to explored topics. No prior chemistry knowledge assumed.
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B CHEM 115 Introductory Chemistry I (5) NW, QSR
Covers atomic nature of matter, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, solution chemistry, atomic theory, chemical bonding, gas laws, and acid/base reactions. First in a three-quarter sequence designed for non-majors or students interested in pursuing a health studies field like nursing or public health. Includes laboratory. Offered: AW.
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B CHEM 139 Preparation for General Chemistry (5) NW
Provides preparation for taking the yearlong General Chemistry sequence. Covers the language of chemistry and develops proficiency and skills in mathematical concepts that are applied to the quantitative topics in chemistry. Offered: A.
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B CHEM 143 General Chemistry I (4) QSR
Covers atomic nature of matter, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, solution chemistry, atomic theory, chemical bonding, molecular geometry and structure. First of a three-quarter sequence for science and engineering majors. Prerequisite: placement into B CUSP 123 or minimum grade of 2.0 in B CHEM 139; recommended high school chemistry. Offered: AW.
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B CHEM 144 General Chemistry Lab I (2) NW, QSR
Laboratory experience designed to complement the knowledge gained in B CHEM 143. Emphasizes collection and analysis of laboratory results in a well prepared laboratory notebook. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in B CHEM 143, which may be taken concurrently. Offered: AW.
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B CHEM 153 General Chemistry II (4) NW, QSR
Covers energy, enthalpy, thermochemistry, gas laws, properties of solutions, solids, entropy, free energy, spontaneity, and organic chemistry. Second of a three-quarter sequence for science and engineering majors. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in B CHEM 143. Offered: WSp.
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B CHEM 154 General Chemistry Lab II (2) NW, QSR
Laboratory experience designed to complement the knowledge gained in B CHEM 153. Continued emphasis placed on quality results with the addition of writing sections of a standard lab report. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in B CHEM 153, which may be taken concurrently. Offered: WSp.
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B CHEM 157 General Learning Strategies for General Chemistry (1, max. 3)
Provides practice in using quantitative tools and techniques introduced during the general chemistry lecture. Allows students to sharpen the reasoning necessary for use in science courses. Includes questions, lecture, and text review, and additional practice problems. Corequisite: either B CHEM 142, B CHEM 152, or B CHEM 162. Offered: AWSpS.
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B CHEM 163 General Chemistry III (4) NW, QSR
Covers chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, aqueous equilibria, transition metals and coordination chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and electrochemistry. Third of a three-quarter sequence for science and engineering majors. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in CHEM 153. Offered: SpS.
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B CHEM 164 General Chemistry Lab III (2) NW, QSR
Laboratory experience designed to complement the knowledge gained in B CHEM 163. Continued emphasis placed on quality results with the writing of standard lab reports. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in B CHEM 163, which may be taken concurrently. Offered: SpS.
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B CHEM 237 Organic Chemistry I (4) NW
Structure, nomenclature, reactions, and synthesis of the main types of organic compounds. No organic laboratory accompanies this course. First in a three quarter sequence. Prerequisite: minimum of a 2.0 in either B CHEM 162 or B CHEM 163 and B CHEM 164.
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B CHEM 238 Organic Chemistry II (4) NW
Further discussion of physical properties and transformations of organic molecules, especially aromatic and carbonyl compounds. Second in a three-quarter sequence. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 1.7 in B CHEM 237.
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B CHEM 239 Organic Chemistry III (4) NW
Third course for students planning to take three quarters of organic chemistry. Polyfunctional compounds and natural products, lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Includes introduction to membranes, enzyme mechanisms, prosthetic groups, macromolecular conformations and supramolecular architecture. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 1.7 in B CHEM 238.
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B CHEM 241 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (3) NW
Introduction to organic laboratory techniques. Preparation of representative compounds. Designed to be taken with B CUSP 238. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 1.7 in B CHEM 237; B CHEM 238, which may be taken concurrently.
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B CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (3) NW
Preparations and qualitative organic analysis. Designed to be taken with B CUSP 239. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 1.7 in both B CHEM 238 and B CHEM 241; B CHEM 239, which may be taken concurrently.
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B CHEM 312 Inorganic Chemistry I (3) NW, QSR
The first in a two-quarter course sequence in inorganic chemistry for students majoring in chemistry and related subjects like biochemistry and chemical engineering. Concepts include bonding, atomic-molecular structure, symmetry and group theory, oxidation-reductions, and acid-base chemistry in aqueous/non-aqueous media. Prerequisite: minimum 2.0 grade in B CHEM 238. Offered: W.
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B CHEM 315 Quantitative Environmental Analysis (5) NW, QSR
Covers fundamental principles for making quantitative chemical measurements including techniques in stoichiometry, spectroscopy, chromatography, statistics, and potentiometric methods. Includes laboratory. Prerequisite: minimum 2.0 grade in B CHEM 164. Offered: A.
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B CHEM 364 Biochemistry I (5) NW White
First quarter of biochemistry covering macromolecules, including proteins and enzymes. Includes chemical structure of biological molecules and their interactions, how cells synthesize and degrade biological molecules, and how these activities are organized. Emphasizes how biochemical processes interrelate. Prerequisite: B BIO 220; B CHEM 237; recommended: B CHEM 238. Offered: jointly with B BIO 364; A.
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B CHEM 365 Biochemistry II (5)
Second quarter of biochemistry, covering chemistry of major metabolic pathways, including glycolysis, the Krebs cycle, electron, transport, and metabolism of amino acids and fatty acids. Prerequisite: B BIO 364/B CHEM 364. Offered: jointly with B BIO 365; W.
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B CHEM 375 Molecular Biology (5) Lewis
Molecular biology, focusing on structure and synthesis of informational macromolecules. Includes DNA replication and repair, chromosome structure, synthesis and processing of RNA and proteins, regulatory RNAs, amino acid metabolism, and protein trafficking and degradation. Prerequisite: B BIO 220; one of B BIO 360, B BIO 364, GENOME 361, or BIOC 405. Offered: jointly with B BIO 375; Sp.
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B CHEM 401 Physical Chemistry I (4) NW, QSR
Covers the laws of thermodynamics and applications to chemical systems, introduction to statistical mechanics of physical chemistry. The first in a three-course physical chemistry sequence. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in both B CHEM 239 and B CHEM 242; either B PHYS 116 and B PHYS 119 or B PHYS 123; STMATH 126; either STMATH 307, STMATH 308, or STMATH 324. Offered: A.
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B CHEM 402 Physical Chemistry II (4) NW, QSR
Covers solution equilibria, electrochemistry, kinetics of molecular structure, and chemical reactions. The second in a three-course physical chemistry sequence. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in B CHEM 401. Offered: W.
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B CHEM 403 Physical Chemistry III (4) NW, QSR
Introduction to quantum mechanics, molecular structure, spectroscopy, and applications of spectroscopy to molecular systems. The third course in a three-course physical chemistry sequence. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in B CHEM 402. Offered: Sp.
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