2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Chemistry

CHEM 100 – 3 Credits
Chemistry and Its Role in Society

Illustrates how chemistry is intimately involved in many aspects of our life; explores areas of interaction between chemistry and human society including chemistry of the earth, chemistry of the atmosphere, polymers, food, household chemicals, and energy. This course is intended for students not planning to enroll in higher-level chemistry courses. CHEM 102 is the laboratory associated with this course. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 082

CHEM 102 – 1 Credit
Laboratory for Chemistry/Society Role

Serves as a laboratory course to accompany CHEM 100; introduces basic chemistry lab skills; demonstrates principles and concepts developed in CHEM 100. 3 hours of laboratory per week. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: CHEM 100 Lab fee: $40.00

CHEM 107 – 3 Credits
Fundamentals of Chemistry

Serves as a prerequisite course for allied health, engineering or science majors. It surveys the concepts of general chemistry. Topics include states of matter, atomic structure, periodic table, bonding, nomenclature, chemical reactions, chemical equations, and quantitative relationships. This course is mainly meant for students intending to enroll in higher-level chemistry courses. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 082

CHEM 108 – 1 Credit
Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory

Serves as a lab course to accompany CHEM 107, and as a prerequisite to CHEM 121 and CHEM 146; examines how to make and record observations and accurate measurements in an investigative lab setting. 3 hours of laboratory per week. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 107 is highly recommended. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 107 Lab fee: $40.00

CHEM 121 – 3 Credits
General Chemistry I

Includes the study of atomic structure, nomenclature, chemical reactions and equations, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, chemical bonds and structures; typically taken by science, health professional and engineering majors. 3 lecture hours and 1 recitation hour per week. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 122 is highly recommended. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and MATH 083; minimum grades of C in CHEM 107 and 108 or a passing score on the Chemistry Placement Test.

CHEM 122 – 1 Credit
General Chemistry I Laboratory

Serves as a lab course to accompany CHEM 121; develops knowledge of chemical concepts, experimentation and of laboratory instruments and techniques introduced in CHEM 121. 3 hours of laboratory per week. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 121 Lab fee: $40.00

CHEM 123 – 3 Credits
General Chemistry II

Serves as a continuation of CHEM 121; includes the study of liquids and solids, reactions and properties of solutions; discusses equilibrium, chemical kinetics, acid-base theory, thermodynamics, oxidation and reduction, and electrochemistry. 3 lecture hours and 1 recitation hour per week. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 124 is highly recommended. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in CHEM 121 and CHEM 122

CHEM 124 – 1 Credit
General Chemistry II Laboratory

Continues CHEM 122 and introduces additional aspects of laboratory chemistry. 3 hours laboratory per week. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 123 Lab fee: $40.00

CHEM 146 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry

Introduces the chemistry of organic compounds, discusses hydrocarbons and their functional derivatives, stereochemistry, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids. Completion of CHEM 107, 108, 146 and 147 will satisfy needs of those transferring to institutions that require 8 credits of college chemistry that includes 4 credits of organic and biochemistry. 3 lecture hours and 1 recitation hour per week. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 147 is highly recommended. NOTE: Courses offered every fall and spring semester.

Prerequisites: ENGL 051 or ESOL 042 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052; and (CHEM 121 and CHEM 122) or (CHEM 107 and CHEM 108)

CHEM 147 – 1 Credit
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry Laboratory

Introduces techniques of separation, purification and syntheses, and identification of biomolecules and organic compounds. 3 hours of laboratory per week. When taken with CHEM 146 provides 4 credits of organic and biochemistry. NOTE: Courses offered every fall and spring semester.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 146 Lab fee: $40.00

CHEM 200 – 3 Credits
Organic Chemistry I

Is a first semester course for students needing a full year of organic chemistry; discusses the chemistry of saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons and their derivatives, their syntheses, nomenclature, reactions, mechanisms, stereochemistry and uses. 3 lecture hours and 1 conference/recitation hour per week. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 201 is highly recommended. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: Minimum grades of C in CHEM 123 and CHEM 124

CHEM 201 – 1 Credit
Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

Serves as a laboratory course to accompany CHEM 200; emphasis on the techniques associated with the synthesis, isolation, purification & identification of organic compounds by physical properties, IR and NMR spectral analyses. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 200 Lab fee: $40.00

CHEM 202 – 3 Credits
Organic Chemistry II

Is a continuation of CHEM 200; discusses spectroscopic, chemical and physical properties and uses of organic compounds; emphasizes aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, acids, amines and derivatives; touches on carbohydrates, amino acids and proteins. 3 lecture hours and 1 recitation hour per week. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 203 is highly recommended. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in CHEM 200 and CHEM 201

CHEM 203 – 1 Credit
Organic Chemistry II Laboratory

Serves as a continuation of CHEM 201; encourages work on independent projects; emphasizes analysis and synthesis of organic compounds. 3 hours of laboratory per week. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 202 Lab fee: $40.00