A course designed to provide an overview of general, organic and biological chemistry and a preparation for biochemistry. Study of basic concepts related to atomic and molecular structure, bonding, gas laws, acids and bases, chemical thermodynamics, and chemical kinetics; survey of the structure and properties of representative organic molecules and functional groups; survey of the structure and function of biologically important molecules including proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids; overview of intermediary metabolic processes related to carbohydrate and fat metabolism; and an overview of protein synthesis.

Credits: 1.50
Lecture Hours: 5.0

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