SRJC Course Outlines

5/24/2024 9:11:26 AMCHEM 60 Course Outline as of Fall 2000

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHEM 60Title:  CHEM ALLIED HEALTH  
Full Title:  Chemistry for the Allied Health Sciences
Last Reviewed:5/9/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum5.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum5.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total7.00 Contact Total122.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 262.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
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Catalog Description:
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General aspects of general, organic, and biological chemistry.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
MATH 150A.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Required for students planning to enroll in the SRJC registered nursing program. General aspects of general, organic and biological chemistry.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:MATH 150A.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive: 
 Area:C
Natural Sciences
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 B1Physical ScienceFall 2016
 B3Laboratory Activity  
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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A successful student in Chemistry 60 should be able to:
1.  Perform calculations involving conversions between different units
   of measurements and follow the rules of significant figures.
2.  Perform calculations and laboratory experiments involving the
   measurements of mass, volume, length, density and temperature.
3.  Know the difference between potential and kinetic energy, and know
   the units for energy. Classify matter by kind and state. Know the
   difference between chemical and physical change.
4.  Know the symbols, corresponding names and electron configurations
   for more common elements. Be familiar with common features of the
   periodic table. Know what ions are and how ions are formed.
5.  Know how to name simple inorganic compounds from their formulas and
   vice versa. Know the difference between ionic and covalent bond.
6.  Interpret the qualitative and quantitative meaning of a balanced
   chemical equation. Perform calculations involving conversions
   between grams and moles of substances based on a balanced chemical
   equation.
7.  Know what pressure is and the units for pressure. Know the
   relationship between pressure, volume, temperature and moles of
   a gas.
8.  Know the properties of water as a solvent. Know different types of
   solutions. Know different ways of expressing solution's
   concentration. Know the principles of osmosis and dialysis.
9.  Know the common properties of acids and bases. Know how to recognize
   an acid or a base. Know the quantitative meaning of pH. Have a basic
   understanding of how buffers work.
10. Know what organic chemistry is and recognize an organic compound.
   Know the meaning of different formulas used to depict an organic
   compound (structural, condensed, molecular).
11. Know how to name and draw the formulas from the names of the simple:
   hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, amines,
   carboxylic acids, and esters.
12. Know the simple reactions involving: hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers,
   aldehydes, ketones, amines, carboxylic acids, esters.
13. Predict the solubilities in water of hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers,
   aldehydes, ketones, amines, carboxylic acids, and esters.
14. Know the fundamental features and classifications of carbohydrates,
   lipids and proteins. Know simple reactions of carbohydrates, lipids,
   and proteins.
15. Know the biologial role of enzymes and vitamins.
16. Know what nucleic acids are and have a basic knowledge of the protein
   synthesis on a molecular level.

Topics and Scope
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LECTURE MATERIAL
1.  Factor-label method of problem solving, significant figures, SI units
   of measurements.
2.  Atoms and elements.
3.  Compounds and their bonds.
4.  Stoichiometry, chemical equations and mass relationships.
5.  Properties of gases.
6.  Energy and states of matter.
7.  Solutions.
8.  Acids and bases.
9.  Introduction to organic chemistry.
10. Hydrocarbons.
11. Alcohols, ethers, aldehydes and ketones.
12. Carboxylic acids and derivatives.
13. Amines and amides.
14. Carboydrates.
15. Lipids.
16. Proteins.
17. Enzymes, vitamins, and digestion.
18. Chemistry and heredity: DNA and RNA.
LABORATORY MATERIAL
1.  Introduction, including safety, graphical analysis, and recording
   data.
2.  Measurements in the chemistry lab.
3.  Mass relationships in chemistry.
4.  Gas laws.
5.  Properties of solutions.
6.  Acids and bases.
7.  Introduction to organic chemistry.
8.  Analysis for functional groups.
9.  Synthesis of simple organic compounds.
10. Detection of carbohydrates.

Assignments:
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Assignments for Chemistry 60 include:
1.  Specific reading and study assignments (averaging 25-30 pages per
   week).
2.  Completion of end-of-chapter exercises (averaging 15-20 problems
   per week).
3.  Writing (on average) one laboratory report per week and previewing
   upcoming laboratory experiments and completion of the required
   pre-laboratory assignment.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Lab reports, Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
2 - 5%
LAB SKILL EVALUATION
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
50 - 60%
Multiple choice, EXAMS, QUIZZES
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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LECTURE:
AN INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, by
Bettelheim and March, 5th Ed., Saunders, 1998.
CHEMISTRY, AN INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY,
by Karen C. Timberlake, 7th Ed., Addison Wesley Co., 1999.
LABORATORY MANUALS:
LABORATORY MANUAL FOR CHEMISTRY 60, by Dr. D.K. Fujita, 1st Ed., 1999.
LABORATORY MANUAL FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOLOGICAL
CHEMISTRY, by Karen C. Timberlake, 7th Ed., Addison Wesley Longman Co.

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