Aug 13, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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CHEM 125 - Chemistry for the Health Sciences

(3cr) CHEM 125 and its companion course CHEM 125L  provide an overview of fundamental chemical principles for students preparing for a nursing or other health related program. Special emphasis is placed on the chemistry related to physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, and medicine. Topics include measurements and units, nuclear chemistry, atomic and molecular structure, periodic properties, chemical bonding and interactions, stoichiometry, solutions and gases, chemical reactions, acids and bases, structure and nomenclature or organic compounds, organic reactions, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids, and metabolism. Prerequisite/corequisite: MATH 105 . Corequisite: CHEM 125L .



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