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A survey of inorganic, organic and biochemistry, from atoms to molecules important to living organisms. Overview of atomic structure, formation of molecules, nomenclature of inorganic and organic compounds, concentrations of solutions, pH, chemical reactions. Structures and functions of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids. Structure and function of cells, cell membranes, function of cell division, types of tissues. This course is intended as a prerequisite for Anatomy and Physiology and for Microbiology, especially for students with limited chemistry background. It is also recommended to provide background for general and organic chemistry. Prerequisite: MATH 0113, or MATH CPT 52 or higher, or MATH ACT score 17 or higher.


Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEM 1144
  • Course Credits: Class 3, Lab 2, Cr 4