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CHEM1115 – Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry pdf

Credits: 4 (3/1/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Areas 2 and 3. This course consists of both lab and lecture sessions. Students will learn the fundamental concepts in organic and biochemistry: properties, classification and nomenclature of hydrocarbons and compounds containing various functional groups; basic organic reaction mechanisms; and structure and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids.
Prerequisites: CHEM1100
Corequisites: None
  1. Describe the underlying principles of carbon chemistry
  2. Classify hydrocarbons
  3. Compare aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons
  4. Compare functional group properties
  5. Discuss basic organic reaction mechanisms
  6. Apply organic nomenclature rules
  7. Categorize biochemical compounds
  8. Investigate metabolic pathways of biochemical compounds
  9. Perform separation techniques
  10. Characterize organic and biochemical compounds
  11. Perform elementary organic syntheses
  12. Describe experimental procedures
  13. Report scientific data
  14. Analyze scientific data
  15. Demonstrate problem solving
  16. Investigate experimental findings
  17. Review scientific literature
MnTC goal areas:
  • 2. Critical Thinking
  • 3. Natural Sciences

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