2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 210 - Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry

4 CR
A brief introduction to organic chemistry as it applies to biochemistry. Organic topics include the structure, physical properties, and chemical behavior of the major classes of organic compounds. The structure, function, formation, and reactions of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and nucleic acids are covered. The metabolism of the main classes of biochemical compounds will be emphasized in conjunction with the role of vitamins, hormones, and related compounds. This course includes lecture and laboratory experiences [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Requisites: Select 1 course from CHEM 100  or CHEM 110  with at least a grade of C.
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - Applied Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Natural Sciences
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will follow procedures, collect data, and analyze the meaning of the data in the laboratory.
  2. Students will predict the outcome of a variety of organic and biochemical reactions.
  3. Students will identify the structure and name of organic and biochemical molecules.
  4. Students will apply organic and biochemical principles to relevant life experiences.