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Chemistry Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
CHM 1 Chemistry
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 and competency in Math Essentials Units 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests or equivalent. Presents basic inorganic and organic principles to students with little or no chemistry background. Can be taken in subsequent semesters as necessary until course objectives are completed. Lecture 3 hours per week.
CHM 101 General Chemistry I
(4 credits) CHM 101/102 must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 and Algebra I or competency in Math Essentials units 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Emphasizes experiment al and theoretical aspects of inorganic, organic, and biological chemistry. Discusses general chemistry concepts as they apply to issues within our society and environment. Designed for the non-science major. Lecture 3 hours + lab 3 hours = total 6 hours per week.
CHM 102 General Chemistry II
(4 credits) CHM 101/102 must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite(s): CHM 101. Emphasizes experimental and theoretical aspects of inorganic, organic, and biological chemistry. Discusses general chemistry concepts as they apply to issues within our society and environment. Designed for the non-science major. Lecture 3 hours + lab 3 hours = total 6 hours per week.
CHM 110 Survey of Chemistry
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): Competency in Math Essentials units 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests. Introduces the basic concepts of general, organic, and biochemistry with emphasis on their applications to other disciplines. Lecture 3 hours per week.
CHM 111 College Chemistry I
(4 credits) CHM 111/112 must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Co-requisite(s): MTH 163 or permission of the instructor. Explores the fundamental laws, theories, and mathematical concepts of chemistry. Designed primarily for science and engineering majors. Lecture 3 hours + lab 3 hours = total 6 hours per week.
CHM 112 College Chemistry II
(4 credits) CHM 111/112 must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite(s): CHM 111. Explores the fundamental laws, theories, and mathematical concepts of chemistry. Designed primarily for science and engineering majors. Lecture 3 hours + lab 3 hours = total 6 hours per week.
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry I
(3 credits) CHM 241/242 must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite(s): CHM 112. Introduces fundamental chemistry of carbon compounds, including structures, physical properties, syntheses, and typical reactions. Emphasizes reaction mechanisms. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours per week.
CHM 242 Organic Chemistry II
(3 credits) CHM 241/242 must be taken in sequence. Prerequisite(s): CHM 241 or equivalent. Introduces fundamental chemistry of carbon compounds, including structures, physical properties, syntheses, and typical reactions. Emphasizes reaction mechanisms. Part II of II. Lecture 3 hours per week.
CHM 245 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
(2 credits) Co-requisite(s): CHM 241. Includes qualitative organic analysis. Lab 4 hours per week.
CHM 246 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
(2 credits) Prerequisite(s): CHM 241 and CHM 245. Co-requisite(s): CHM 242. Includes qualitative organic analysis. Lab 4 hours per week.
CHM 260 Introductory Biochemistry
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): CHM 241. Explores fundamentals of biological chemistry. Includes study of macromolecules, metabolic pathways, and biochemical genetics. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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