CHEM 1050 Foundations of Organic and Biochemistry (3 cr)
Prereq: CHEM 1020 or high school chemistry taken within the last two years
This one-term laboratory course, designed for non-majors, builds on general chemistry concepts to provide an overview of organic and biochemistry with an emphasis on applications to the chemistry of the human body. Topics include solutions and body fluids, acid-base chemistry, relation between structure and reactivity for biochemical molecules, metabolic pathways, and applications of nuclear chemistry. Lecture 2 hours; lab 2 hours.
Fall, Spring MnTC Goal: 3