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Chemistry Courses offered at NICC

CHEM 0900 PRECHEMISTRY (3)

This course is designed primarily for students with a limited background in Chemistry studies. It is beneficial for those needing an introduction to Chemistry, or are pursuing a degree a liberal arts and/or non-science majors requiring credit in a physical science course with a laboratory. Students are given an introduction to the fundamental concepts in chemistry; solve basic problems relating to chemical reactions, and a general understanding of the vocabulary, theories, and practices in chemistry. (Previously known as CHM 098)

CHEM 0904 PRECHEMISTRY LAB

(Previously known as CHM 099) *Prerequisite/Co-requisite: MATH 0900 or consent of the instructor.

CHEM 1100 CHEMISTRY FOR GENERAL EDUCATION (3)

This course is a study of fundamental principles and applications of chemistry. Will include metric units, elements and compounds, chemicals and formulas, reactions and equations, Lewis structures, molar calculations, matter and energy, heat of reaction, qualities of water, ionic compounds, covalent compounds, solutions, pH, properties of atoms, radioactive decay, polymers, introduction to organic chemistry and biomolecules. Includes selected environmental topics. A terminal course in chemistry intended for students in the humanities, education, and the allied health sciences. Satisfies requirements of General Education. (Previously known as CHM 110) *Prerequisite: MATH 1100 or consent of the instructor

CHEM 1104 CHEMISTRY FOR GENERAL EDUCATION LABORATORY (1)

This course complements the CHM 110 Chemistry for General Education Lecture. The lab portion of General Chemistry provides and introduction to the concepts of chemical research such as: chemical lab safety, identifying inorganic salts, identifying organic materials, measuring gas volumes, measuring liquid volumes, measuring concentration, determining measurement accuracy, determining reaction stoichiometry, and making pH measurements.
(Previously known as CHM 111) *Prerequisite: MATH 1100 or consent of the instructor; Pre- or co-requisite: CHEM 1100

CHEM 1200 INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3)

This is an introductory organic and biochemistry course designed for students who have successfully completed our CHM 110 chemistry course. The organic portion of this course introduces nomenclature, functional groups, organic structures, and types of reactions. The biochemistry portion of this course emphasizes the structure, function and metabolism of the four classes of macromolecules: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. (Previously known as CHM 201) *Prerequisite: MATH 110 and CHEM 1100 and 1104 with grade of ā€œCā€ or higher; Pre- or co-requisite: CHEM 1200

CHEM 1204 INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB (1)

An introductory organic and biochemistry course designed for students who have successfully completed a previous chemistry course. The organic portion of this course introduces nomenclature, functional groups, organic structures, and types of reactions. The biochemistry portion of this course emphasizes the structure, function and metabolism of the four classes of macromolecules: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. (Previously known as CHM 202)

CHEM 2900 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

(Previously known as CHM 290)

CHEM 2990 INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM (3)

(Previously known as CHM 299)