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Syllabus Overview for HCHEM-452-DL Introduction to Chemistry for Health Professionals

HCHEM-452-DL Introduction to Chemistry for Health Professionals (3 credits)

Course Materials

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Topics

• Measurements, Matter and Energy
• Atoms, Elements, and Compounds
• Molarity and Chemical Reactions
• Gases and Solutions
• Acids and Bases
• Nuclear Radiation
• Alkanes, Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
• Organic Compounds with Oxygen and Sulfur
• Carbohydrates, Carboxylic Acids, Amines
• Lipids
• Proteins, Enzymes, and Nucleic Acids
• Metabolism and Nutrition

General Course Activities

Quizzes
Exams
Short research assignments related to the readings
Weekly discussions

Course Expectations

A student is expected to devote 10-15 hours per week to complete readings and course activities.

Technology Requirements

This course uses the learning platform software called Desire2Learn (D2L.) D2L integrates text, video, and audio. Before enrolling in the course, please review the D2L system recommendations.

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