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CHEM 410 Chemistry for Health Sciences

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Course Description

Survey of the principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. The physical and chemical properties of inorganic, organic, and biomolecules will be studied. The course will include a study of equilibrium in chemical systems with special emphasis on chemical processes in the body. The laboratory component of the course introduces qualitative and quantitative techniques of chemical study and manipulations with inorganic, organic, and biochemical reactions. Designed for Health Science majors (e.g. respiratory therapy, nursing). Not intended for students majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, or pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test scores and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3)