Introduction Organic and Biochemistry
3 Credit Hours

Course Description

This course is a study of organic chemistry and biochemistry. Topics in the course include structure, nomenclature, nature and reactions of the functional groups, stereochemistry, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids and metabolism. A course such as this is part of the requirements in certain health, agriculture, forestry and other related programs. Prerequisite: CHM110 Introduction to Chemistry or equivalent.

Course Delivery
FlexNet courses are taught via the internet using iNET (located in TritonPass). Students can enroll in a FlexNet course at any time throughout the semester as long as there is space available in the course, except the last three weeks of the term. Students have until the end of the term to complete the course from the time of enrollment and payment. All FlexNet courses end on the same date, the last day of the term, no matter the enrollment date. FlexNet courses do not have weekly deadlines, but it is highly recommended for students to stay on task.

Exam Information
Your study of chemistry ends with a comprehensive final exam. Information on the final exam is provided at the beginning of the course. The best way to prepare for this exam is to complete all the course assignments to the best of your ability. 

Course Assignment Information
You use the course website  and the companion website MasteringChemistry to complete the course assignments. On these websites you can use the available study areas to do what is needed to do well on the course assessments (assignments).  You will also find information on how the course is graded, and many other things.  You will be able to track your grade by using Webadvisor. Be aware of any class announcements and communicate with instructor using email. 

Grading Information
The course will be graded as follows.
a. Comprehensive Final Exam, approximately 20% of course grade.
b. Topic Assessments (writing assignment, quizzes, etc)

Computer Literacy Requirement
The student must have previous experience working with computers, uploading files, the Internet, email and email with attachments.

Instructor: Derek Oien