Sep 24, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22
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CHEM 1205 - Survey of Chemistry for Health Sciences


A one-semester survey of general, organic, and biological chemistry course for non-chemistry majors. Recommended for majors within health sciences. Emphasis is placed on learning foundational chemistry concepts with a focus on the chemistry of life.

Requisites: CHEM 1205L or concurrent and (C or better in MATH D005 or Math placement level 1 or higher). WARNING: No credit for this course if the following is taken: CHEM 1220 or CHEM 1520
Credit Hours: 4
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Natural World
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture, 1.0 recitation
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMNS Natural Sciences
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to perform appropriate mathematical manipulations in scientific contexts.
  • Students will be able to predict the general and physical properties of matter.
  • Students will be able to describe the basic model of the atom and predict bonding interactions for various elements.
  • Students will be able to balance chemical equations and calculate amounts of chemicals involved in a reaction using molar mass and molar concentration.
  • Students will be able to use gas laws to predict the effects of changes in temperature, pressure, and volume.
  • Students will be able to describe reaction equilibrium and predict patterns of reactivity.
  • Students will be able to explain the basic concepts of acids and bases and predict patterns of pH.
  • Students will be able to recognize and name simple organic molecules.
  • Students will be able to relate the physical and chemical properties of organic compounds with their structure.
  • Students will be able to predict missing components in common organic reactions.
  • Students will be able to identify organic functional groups in biomolecules and explain their roles.
  • Students will be able to evaluate evidence-based scientific arguments in a logical fashion and distinguish between scientific and non-scientific evidence and explanations.
  • Student will be able to communicate how scientific findings contribute to the modern world.



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