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CHEM 306 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry

Units: 5

Hours: 72 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC (1) CHEM 305, 306, 307, 308, 400, and 401 combined: maximum transfer credit is one series*)

CID: C-ID CHEM 102

The organic chemistry portion of this course emphasizes the major classes of organic compounds: their structure, physical and chemical properties related to biological systems, and nomenclature. Some clinical and pharmacological aspects are also discussed. The biochemistry portion of this course emphasizes the structure and function of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids in biological systems. Special topics include enzymes and enzyme regulation, drugs their bioavailability and metabolism.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: CONCEPTUALIZE, MODEL, AND EXPLAIN FUNDAMENTAL CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCESSES OF ORGANIC MOLECULES.