Nov 28, 2022  
2022-2023 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2022-2023 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. It is recommended to take the lab CHEM 125L   at the same time as CHEM 125. Prerequisites: Any college level math course.



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