CHEM-132: Principles of Organic and Biological Chemistry

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2016
WebAdvisor Title
Prin Organ & Bio Chem
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
6 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

This is the second course in a traditional two-semester General, Organic, and Biochemistry (GOB) sequence. Emphasizes nomenclature and functional group reactivity. Addresses the structure, function and metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids at an introductory level. There are three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week.

CHEM-131 or CHEM-141, or equivalent course, with a C grade or better
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
  • Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122