CHE - Chemistry

Course Number/Title

Course description

Prerequisites

Credits

CHE 101 Introductory Chemistry I/Lab

This course is designed to provide students with the required skills and knowledge to successfully pursue General Chemistry I at the Associate degree level. It will introduce students to the fundamental aspects of chemistry as a physical science. Beginning with principles of the structure of matter, students will be led through an exploration of the science of the elements, the basics of the periodic table, relationships in the periodic table, basic chemical bonding, and combinations of elements to form molecules.

None

4 Credits

CHE 111 General Chemistry I/LAB

This course provides students with an introduction to the fundamental aspects of chemistry as a physical science. Beginning with principles of the structure of matter, students will be led through an exploration of the science of the elements, the development and organisation of the periodic table, relationships in the periodic table, chemical bonding, and combinations of elements to form molecules.

CHE 101 or CXC/GCSE Chemistry

4 Credits

CHE 112 General Chemistry II/LAB

This course is a continuation of General Chemistry I/ Lab. As well as building on concepts developed earlier, new topics such as electrochemistry, chemical equilibrium, kinetics and organic reaction mechanisms are introduced.

CHE 111

4 Credits

CHE 211 Organic Chemistry I/LAB

This is a course in nomenclature and classification of organic molecules, structure and reactivity of various functional groups such as hydrocarbons, alcohols, alkyl halides, alkadienes and allylic systems.

CHE 111, CHE 112

4 Credits

CHE 212 Organic Chemistry II/LAB

This is an advanced course in the structure and reactivity of functional groups including aromatic compounds, carbonyl compounds, carbohydrates, organ metallic compounds, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, amines and amino acids.

CHE 211

4 Credit