Chemistry and Chemical Biology: First Year Courses

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Chem 1A03: Introductory Chemistry I

A discussion of chemical fundamentals, including bonding, structure, reactivity, and energetics, with emphasis on applications to health, energy, and the environment. Laboratories highlight hands-on experimental techniques; tutorials support the development of problem-solving skills. [3 units]

Chem 1AA3: Introductory Chemistry II

A discussion of organic chemistry, chemical kinetics, acid-base equilibrium, and the energetics of phase transformations, with emphasis on relevant experimental techniques and solving real problems ranging from drug discovery to environmental chemistry. [3 units]