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CHM200 Essentials of Chemistry

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This is a one semester course for health science students that introduces basic concepts of general, organic and biochemistry, and basic nuclear chemistry. The course includes basic: stoichiometric chemical calculations, bonding concepts, solution chemistry, acid/base and redox reactions, basic nuclear reactions, organic compounds properties, structure and reactivity of hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers, carbonyls, carboxylic acids, amines, carbohydrates, amino acids, lipids enzymes and biochemical energy.