BMEN 260 Introduction to Organic and Bio-Chemistries

This course introduces the main principles of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, preparing the student for BMEN 303/304. Topics include nomenclature of organic compounds and bio-molecules, major reactions of organic chemistry, relationship between chemical structures and biological functions, and the reaction pathways of major metabolic processes. Students will be introduced to the three-dimensional structure of organic compounds and biomolecules using molecular models and software tools.

pre-rec: CHEM 108 and CHEM 118, or approval of instructor.