• Program: Chemistry
  • Course: Essentials of General, Organic and Biochemistry
  • Course #: CHEM2200
  • Total Credits: 5

Course Description

This lecture/laboratory based course covers the essential concepts, methods, and skills of general, organic, and biochemistry. It builds on general chemistry concepts to develop an understanding of organic and biochemical properties and reactions.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify different organic compounds
Define levels of protein structure
Describe modes of metabolic regulation
Differentiate between carbohydrate types
Discuss methods for purifying proteins
Explain actions of different enzyme inhibitors
Identify types of lipids
List types of organic/bio chemicals
Research project methods
Solve chemical reaction based problems
Search internet for relevant information
Diagnose problems in equipment
Plot graph for data analysis
Observe compound purification
Organize procedures for proper data acquisition
Perform analysis of unknown samples
Prepare samples for analysis
Combine results from several experimental trials
Determine proper disposal of chemical waste

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 3
Course Details

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