General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (CHEM 151+L)


High School Diploma or equivalent, and General Chemistry 1 or introductory college level General Chemistry.

Course Description

This course is designed for students majoring in health sciences professions, and in particular nursing. It combines the fundamentals of general and organic chemistry as well as biochemistry as applied to the health professions. The course is focused on the chemistry of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen containing compounds and examines the structures, properties, nomenclature, reactivity and, in some cases, synthesis of simple organic molecules.

The structures and functions of biological macromolecules and common biochemical pathways are also examined as well as their relationship to human health. This course is designed to meet the requirements for pre-nursing curricula and other allied health professions majors.

$100 credit for Textbooks

Lecture – Timberlake, K. (2009). General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life. 3rd Edition. San Francisco: Prentice Hall.
(ISBN: 0136054544)

Lab – Timberlake, K. (2006). Laboratory Manual for General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry. San Francisco: Prentice Hall.
(ISBN: 0805349049)

Every ISP student entering General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry receives a $100 credit toward the purchase of textbooks. For more information, please refer to our Textbook Policy.

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