20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog




CHM 1364

Introduction to Chemistry

4 Hours

This course explores the fundamental concepts of chemistry. Topics include measurements, the metric system, matter and energy, basic atomic structure, chemical bonding, intermolecular attractions, names and formulas of compounds. In addition, mole and molar mass calculations, chemical reactions, solutions and solution concentration calculations, and acids and bases are also covered. This course includes both lab and lecture and assumes no prior knowledge of chemistry. Although there is no math prerequisite, it is recommended that students successfully complete Introductory Algebra (MTH 0125) or an equivalent course or a higher math course, prior to taking this course. BACONE CORE


CHM 2364

Organic and Biological Chemistry

4 Hours

This is a one semester course that gives students fundamental knowledge of selected topics from organic and biochemistry. The organic chemistry portion of this course looks at names, structures, properties and selected reactions of alkanes and unsaturated hydrocarbons including aromatic, oxygen and sulfur containing compounds, amines, and carboxylic acids and their derivatives. The biochemistry part of the course investigates the structures and properties of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids and the roles of these substances in living systems. Basic metabolic pathways and energy production, food and human nutrition, and specific disease states are also discussed. This course includes both lecture and lab. Prerequisite CHM 1364. BACONE CORE