CHEM 201. Survey of Organic Chemistry.
(3-2-4); I, II.
Prerequisite: grade of "C" or better in CHEM 101. A survey of chemical topics that includes precipitation and redox reactions, radioactivity, solar energy, organic functional groups, drug design and approval, polymers, carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. The topics are covered in combination with case studies such as the pollution of a lake, Chernobyl disaster and the Thalidomide problem. This course is intended for students in the applied sciences and is not recommended for natural science majors.