Chemistry (CHE) - Rock County

Courses

CHE 112   Foundations of Chemistry   2 Units

Designed to prepare students with limited Sci. backgrounds for success in CHE 125, the CHE 145/155 sequence, or CHE 165. Through lectures & discussions, this course emphasizes fundamental chemical concepts, chemical nomenclature & problem-solving skills.

CHE 114   Chemistry in the Kitchen   4 Units

Cooking food is perhaps the oldest everyday example of humans doing Chem.. This course explores the Chem. of food at a beginning level, & presents concepts about the structure of molecules, interactions between molecules, & how foods change in the cooking process. Lab exercises are completed with materials used in a kitchen, & include activities such as measurement, phase change, denaturation, extraction, & energy studies. This course is not a suitable prerequisite for higher-level Chem. courses or pre-professional programs. Students may not earn more than 4 credits by taking any combination of CHE 114, CHE 121, CHE 123, or CHE 124. NW, LS.
PREREQ: MATH 141 OR MATH 140 OR MATH 139, OR WAIVER

CHE 121   Chemistry and Society Laboratory   1 Units

Lab to accompany CHE 123. Three hours of Lab per week.
PREREQ: A GRADE OF C- OR BETTER IN CHE 123 OR CONCURRENT REGISTRATION OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

CHE 123   Chemistry and Society   3 Units

A course for non-Sci. majors that covers basic Chem. concepts in a social context. May include explorations of how Chem. impacts the Env., public health, energy policies, & other contemporary social issues. Consists of lectures & may also include discussions & demonstrations.

CHE 124   Applied Chemistry and Society   4 Units

A course for non-Sci. majors that covers basic Chem. concepts in a social context. May include explorations of how Chem. impacts the Env., public health, energy policies, & other contemporary social issues. Consists of lectures & laboratories & may also include discussions & demonstrations.
COREQ: MATH 139 OR MATH 140 OR MATH 141 OR WAIVER

CHE 125   Introductory Chemistry   5 Units

A one-Sem. Introductory course in college Chem. including an Intro to organic Chem.. Consists of lectures, discussions, & laboratories. Primarily for students whose programs require only CHE 125 or the CHE 125/203 or CHE 125/204 combination.

CHE 145   General Chemistry I   5 Units

For students whose programs require a year of college Chem. or who plan to take advanced courses in Chem.. One year of recent high school Chem., CHE 112, or another preparatory Chem. course is recommended, but not required. NS/LS Students must be enrolled in one lecture section (L001 or L002) & one LAB section (L041 L042 or L043) & one discussion (L061 L062 or L063)

CHE 155   General Chemistry II   5 Units

The second Sem. of a one-year course in college Chem.. Consists of lectures, discussions, & laboratories. For students whose programs require a year of college Chem. or who plan to take further courses in Chem..
PREREQ: A GRADE OF C- OR BETTER IN CHE 145 AND DEMONSTRATED COMPETENCY AT THE MAT 110 LEVEL OF CONCURRENT MAT 110 REGISTRATION OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

CHE 165   Chemistry for Engineers   5 Units

A one-Sem. Chem. course for engineering students. Topics include measurements, atomic theory, stoichiometry, molecular structure, thermoChem., electroChem., solid state, material Sci., & organic Chem..
PREREQ: GRADE OF C- OR BETTER IN CHE 112 OR CHE 125 OR GRADE OF B OF HIGHER IN HIGH SCHOOL CHEMISTRY AND A GRADE OF C OR BETTER IN MAT 110 OR 124 OR PLACEMENT INTO MAT 221 BASED ON PLACEMENT TEST SCORES OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

CHE 203   Survey of Biochemistry   3 Units

A foundational course in the chemical makeup & metabolic processes of living organisms. Consists of lectures & may also include discussions & demonstrations. Together CHE 125 & CHE 203 constitute a year course with emphasis on organic & biological Chem..
PREREQ: A GRADE OF C- OR BETTER IN CHE 125 OR C- OR BETTER IN CHE 145 WITH CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

CHE 204   Applied Survey of Biochemistry   4 Units

A foundational course in the chemical makeup & metabolic processes of living organisms. Consists of lectures & laboratories & may also include discussions & demonstrations. Together CHE 125 & CHE 204 constitute a year course with emphasis on organic & biological Chem.. CHE 204 is equivalent to the combination of CHE 203 & CHE 211.
PREREQ: A GRADE OF C- OR BETTER IN CHE 125 OR C- OR BETTER IN CHE 145 WITH CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

CHE 211   Biochemistry Laboratory   1 Units

Lab to accompany CHE 203. Three hours of Lab per week. This course is highly recommended for degree nursing students.
PREREQ: A GRADE OF C- OR BETTER IN CHE 125 OR C- OR BETTER IN CHE 145 WITH CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

CHE 214   Physiological Chemistry   3 Units

Lectures & demonstrations on elementary aspects of organic & physiological Chem.; provided for students who have not had organic Chem.. For students interested in physical therapy.

CHE 250   Review and Updates in Chemistry and Biochemistry   3 Units

This course was designed specifically for the nursing consortium & is to be taken primarily by RNs already accepted into their BSN degree completion program. This course is not a substitute for the CHE 125/CHE 203 sequence required of students at the beginning of their academic careers, even if planning to enter the nursing profession. CHE 250 begins with a review of relevant topics in Chem., both general & organic, & then covers topics typical of a bioChem. course such as biological molecules, metabolism, Nut., protein function, & molecular Bio..

CHE 290   Special Topics in Chemistry   0 Units

Prereq: Cons. instr.
PREREQ: CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

CHE 294   Internship in Chemistry   0 Units

An individually-arranged internship in an indoor or outdoor chemical Lab in academia, business, industry, or other organizations for students to gain practical experience as chemical researchers. The internship is intended for advanced students with prior college Chem. coursework. Students will work under the supervision of a department member & receive credit based on hours employed & completion of a final report summarizing how their experience reflect classroom learning & how they will apply their experience in future work. Repeatable for a maximum of six credits.

CHE 299   Independent Study in Chemistry   0 Units

Prereq: Cons. instr.
PREREQ: CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

CHE 343   Organic Chemistry I   3 Units

The first Sem. of a year course in organic Chem.. Consists of lectures & may also include discussions & demonstrations.
PREREQ: A GRADE OF C- OR BETTER IN CHE 155

CHE 351   Organic Chemistry Lab Part I   1 Units

Three to four hours of Lab per week. The first Sem. of a year course in organic Chem. Lab.
PREREQ: CHEM 251

CHE 352   Organic Chemistry Laboratory   2 Units

Basic Lab techniques for organic Chem. including commonly used synthetic methods, purification & characterization of reaction products. Six to eight hours of Lab per week. CHE 352 is equivalent to the combination of CHE 351 & CHE 361.

CHE 361   Organic Chemistry Laboratory Part II   1 Units

Three to four hours of Lab per week. The second Sem. of a year course in organic Chem. Lab.
PREREQ: A GRADE OF C- OR BETTER IN CHE 351 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

CHE 363   Organic Chemistry II   3 Units

Continuation of Organic Chem. I. Consists of lectures & may also include discussions & demonstrations.
PREREQ: CHEM 251PREREQ: A GRADE OF C- OR BETTER IN CHE 343 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR