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    Governors State University
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Governors State University Academic Catalog
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CHEM - 1113 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry (3)


This is a one semester survey course in organic chemistry designed for students in health-related fields (nursing, occupational therapy, etc.).  In this course fundamental principles of organic chemistry, including general aspects of structure, bonding, and nomenclature are introduced with emphasis on the different functional groups in organic compounds: their physical properties and their chemical reactions and the correlation between the physical and chemical properties and their structure.  Organic compounds of biological interest are also introduced.  This course does not provide adequate preparation for CHEM-3533  /or CHEM-3534  Organic Chemistry II. Equivalent to CHEM-308. Prerequisite: One semester of Foundational Chemistry such as CHEM-1111 , or General Chemistry CHEM-1141  .



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