Chemistry Course Descriptions & Equivalencies

 

Course Description

Equivalency*

CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I

Prerequisites: Must be placed into GUST 0342 (or higher) in reading and ENGL 0310/0349 (or higher) in writing. Credit: 3 (3 lecture).
General introduction to fundamental principles of chemistry includes atomic structure, chemical formulas, molecules, reactions, and elementary thermodynamics. This course is intended to be preparatory to CHEM 1411 for science majors who have no prior knowledge of chemistry. This course satisfies the Life and Physical Sciences or Component Area Option of the HCC core.

N/A

N/A

CHEM 106

CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry Laboratory

N/A

N/A

N/A

CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I

Prerequisites: One year of high school Chemistry; must be placed into college-level reading (or take GUST 0342 as a co-requisite) and be placed into MATH 0312 (or higher) and be placed into college-level writing (or take ENGL 0310/0349 as a co-requisite).
Science and engineering majors study atomic structure, chemical reactions, thermodynamics, electronic configuration, chemical bonding, molecular structure, gases, states of matter, and properties of solutions. This course satisfies the Life and Physical Sciences or Component Area Option of the HCC core.

CHEM
1331/1111

CH 301
Also
CH 204A

CHEM 101

CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II

Prerequisite: CHEM 1411; must be placed into college-level reading (or take GUST 0342 as a co-requisite) and be placed into MATH 0312 (or higher) and be placed into college-level writing (or take ENGL 0310/0349 as a co-requisite).
Continuation of CHEM 1411. Topics include solutions, chemical kinetics, equilibrium and equilibrium phenomena in aqueous solution, acids and bases, pH, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry. This course satisfies the Life and Physical Sciences or Component Area Option of the HCC core.

CHEM 1332/1112

CH 302
Also
CH 204B

CHEM 102

CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I

Prerequisite: CHEM 1412, must be placed into college-level reading and be placed into MATH 1314 (or higher) and be placed into college-level writing.
Study of compounds of carbon. Topics include alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, alkyl halides, stereochemistry, nucleophilic substitution, reaction mechanisms and synthesis. Study of the properties and behavior of hydrocarbon compounds and their derivatives. Designed for students in science or pre-professional programs.

CHEM 3331/3221
Non-
Advanced

CH 610A
Also
CH 110K

CHEM 227/237

CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II

Prerequisite: CHEM 2423, must be placed into college-level reading and be placed into MATH 1314 (or higher) and be placed into college-level writing.
Continuation of CHEM 2423. Topics include aromaticity, benzene and EAS reactions, aldehydes, ketones, carboxyliacids and their derivatives, condensation reactions, amines, phenols, and infrared and NMR spectroscopy.

CHEM 3332/3222
Non-
Advanced

CH 610B
Also
CH 110L

CHEM
228/238

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