BIOC 141: Fundamentals of Biochemistry (3 credits)
Biological chemistry focusing on the integration of concepts from general, inorganic, and biochemistry and their application to living systems. Satisfies the one-semester chemistry requirement for pre-nursing and pre-dental hygiene majors. (3 hours lecture)
Pre-Requisite(s): A grade of 'C' or better in MATH 25 or higher or instructor's consent.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Utilize precise chemical language to effectively communicate biochemical and allied health- related concepts and results.
- Analyze and apply appropriate procedures for solving biochemical and allied health-related calculations involving solids, liquids, gases, and solutions.
- Relate the location of an element in the periodic table to its electronic structure and chemical reactivity.
- Describe ionic and covalent bonding theories and apply them to the construction of proper
Lewis structures and prediction of molecular characteristics.
- Relate biochemical and allied health-related concepts, theories and laws to everyday phenomena.
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