Clackamas Community College

Chemistry (CH)

CH-104  Introductory Chemistry  
5 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer  

A lab transfer course for students in nursing, allied health fields and liberal arts. Topics include: observation, measurement, composition, stoichiometry, atomic structure, periodic table, bonding and nomenclature.

Prerequisites: MTH-065 or MTH-098 or placement in MTH-095; and WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
CH-105  Introductory Chemistry  
5 credits, Summer/Winter/Spring  

A lab course discussing heat; molecular and ionic interactions in solids, liquids, gases, and solutions; chemical reactions including acid-base, electron transfer, and equilibrium.

Prerequisites: CH-104  
CH-106  Introductory Chemistry  
5 credits, Spring/Summer  

A lab course discussing organic and biochemistry.

Prerequisites: CH-105  
CH-112  Chemistry for Health Sciences  
4 credits, Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer  

One-term preparatory chemistry course for students who want to take BI-231 and/or BI-234. Includes measurement; atomic structure; periodic table; bonding; nomenclature; heat; molecular and ionic interactions in solids; liquids and solutions; chemical reactions including acid-base; organic chemistry; and biochemistry.

Prerequisites: MTH-065 or MTH-098 with a C or better or placement in MTH-095
Prerequisites: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098
Recommended Corequisite: BI-112
  
CH-114  Chemistry in Art  
4 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

An introductory laboratory science course designed specifically for the non-science student. Offers a broad, non-quantitative descriptive survey of scientific principles relevant to art and art-related topics such as light, color, pigments, dyes, solubility, acidity, oxidation, and polymers. Emphasizes an interdisciplinary perspective on chemistry.

Recommended: WRD-090 or placement in WRD-098  
CH-150  Preparatory Chemistry  
4 credits, Fall/Spring  

One term preparatory course for students who must take the general chemistry sequence (CH-221/222/223) but have no chemistry background.

Prerequisites: MTH-095 or placement in MTH-111  
CH-221  General Chemistry  
5 credits, Fall/Winter  

Transfer lab course for science, engineering, and professional majors. Covers the nature of chemistry, atomic theory, electron configuration, structure, bonding, properties, composition and nomenclature of covalent and ionic substances. Introduces organic chemistry and biochemistry topics.

Prerequisites: CH-104 and CH-105, or CH-150, with a C or better; or a year of high school chemistry within five academic years of beginning CH-221 (passed all terms with C or higher)  
CH-222  General Chemistry  
5 credits, Winter/Spring  

A lab course discussing basic concepts of chemical bonding; molecular geometry and bonding theories; gases; intermolecular forces, solids, and liquids; properties of solutions; kinetics; and chemical equilibrium.

Prerequisites: CH-221 with a C or better
Corequisites: CH-222L & CH-222S
  
CH-223  General Chemistry  
5 credits, Spring/Summer  

A lab course discussing states of matter, solutions, acids and bases, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and spectroscopy. Topics involving organic chemistry and biochemistry are introduced.

Prerequisites: CH-222 with a C or better
Corequisites: CH-223L & CH-223S
  
CH-241  Organic Chemistry I  
5 credits, Fall  

First term of transfer sequence meeting organic chemistry requirement for premedical, dental, veterinary, pharmacy, chiropractic medicine, chemical engineering and biology majors.

Prerequisites: CH-223  
CH-242  Organic Chemistry II  
5 credits, Winter  

Second term of transfer sequence meeting organic chemistry requirement for premedical, dental, veterinary, pharmacy, chiropractic medicine, chemical engineering and biology majors.

Prerequisites: CH-241  
CH-243  Organic Chemistry III  
5 credits, Spring  

Third term of a transfer sequence meeting organic chemistry requirement for premedical, dental, veterinary, pharmacy, chiropractic medicine, chemical engineering and biology majors.

Prerequisites: CH-242