Description: This course will cover the basic principles of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry as needed to understand the biochemistry, physiology, and pharmacology or the human body. This course is intended mainly for students pursuing health professions.
- Basic Organic Chemical Principles — Successful students will be able to understand the basic principles of organic chemistry relating to simple
structure and reactivity of hydrocarbons.
- Molecular Life Cycles — Successful students will be able to understand the basic energy cycles of life on the molecular level and be
able to correlate structure and function.
- Understanding Of Periodic Table — Successful students will have a general understanding of the Periodic Table Of Elements and be cognizant
of the simple periodicity of the chemical elements.
Semesters & Campuses Offered: Fall, Spring @ San Marcos, Rancho Bernardo, Fallbrook; Summer @ San Marcos
Textbooks (required): Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry by Karen Timberlake, 12th edition
Materials: scientific calculator, safety glasses/goggles (Z-87 Rating), completed Safety Quiz