The Chemistry of Life CHEM 180 (3)
A basic introduction to chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and equilibria as they apply to the structure and function of biomolecules. Concepts will be illustrated using modern examples of biological systems. Students will be introduced to central ideas and selected molecular engineering methods in biochemistry and molecular biology. Prerequisite: CHEM 121 with a minimum grade of C-. Students with credit for CHEM 122 or CHEM 124 may not take this course for further credit.