Courses

Online Prerequisite Courses

UCHM 240 - General Chemistry 1 (Lab) 5 credits

Prerequisite: high school chemistry recommended.

This is an introductory course on the fundamentals of chemical principles. Topics include: the components of matter, chemical equilibrium, chemical reaction types and solution chemistry, gas laws, thermochemistry, quantum theory, atomic structure, electron configurations, chemical bonding models. The required laboratory portion of this course is completed using a home lab kit.

Online only. Offered spring/fall terms.

Hours: 0 lecture - 0 lab - 0 clinic

UCHM 250 - General Chemistry II (Lab) 5 credits

Prerequisites: General Chemistry I. college-level math, reading, writing, and study skills are strongly recommended.

This course emphasizes critical skills and competency in organic and biological chemistry, solution properties, chemical kinetics, equilibrium, environmental chemistry, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry. Required laboratory experiments demonstrate qualitative and quantitative

analytical techniques through the use of a laboratory kit purchased for home use.

Online only. Offered summer/winter terms.

Hours: 0 lecture - 0 lab - 0 clinic

UBCH 250 - Introduction to Biochemistry Lecture 4 credits

Prerequisites: General Chemistry I or an equivalent course

This is an introductory biochemistry course covering topics such as carbohydrate metabolism, proteins, enzymes, lipids, digestion and nutrition.

Offered winter/spring/summer/fall terms.

Hours: 0 lecture - 0 lab - 0 clinic

UBCH 251 - Introduction to Biochemistry Lab 2 credits

Prerequisites: General Chemistry I or an equivalent course

Biochemistry lab uses lab kits to further the knowledge and application of skills covered in the biochemistry lecture course.  Topics covered include lab techniques and measurements, hydrolysis of acetylsalicylic acid, stereochemistry, chromatography, melting points, caloric content of food, enzymes and an introduction to spectroscopy.

Offered winter/spring/summer/fall terms.

Hours: 0 lecture - 0 lab - 0 clinic