2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 131 - Organic Chemistry Principles

This course introduces students to the chemistry of carbon-based molecules. This family of molecules is broad and diverse, as it includes the molecules of natural biochemistry, synthetic materials, modern medicine, nutrition, and much more. Major topics include foundational knowledge of molecular structures, observable properties, analytical methods, chemical reactivity, and the relationships between these topics. As an intermediate-level natural science course, this course challenges students to become stronger thinkers and stronger students by improving their analytical and critical thinking skills and by becoming more proactive and engaged as learners. The course includes a weekly lab period.

Prerequisites: CHEM 102  , CHEM 103  or advanced placement

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year