Survey Courses for Non-Science Majors

Survey Chemistry courses are designed for non-science majors and intended to provide a broad overview of chemical properties and reactivity.

CHEM 100 Chemistry and Society

Prerequiste: None

Description: This is an introductory course that focuses on the fundamental principles of chemistry and the impact of chemistry in society. It is intended for non-science majors that might not have a background in chemistry. No credit for science and engineering majors.

CHEM 151 Elementary Survey of Chemistry

Discontinued at UH Manoa at this time.

Prerequisite: None

Description: Provides non-rigorous but adequate background in fundamentals. Preparation for technical training in life sciences and for other introductory chemistry courses for students with little science/chemistry background.

CHEM 151L Elementary Survey of Chemistry Laboratory

Discontinued at UH Manoa at this time.

Prerequisite: CHEM 151 (or concurrent)

Description: Experiments introducing laboratory techniques and illustrating chemical principles. (One 3-hour laboratory session/week) 

CHEM 152 Survey of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry

Discontinued at UH Manoa at this time.

Prerequisite: CHEM 151, 162, or 171

Description: Structure, nomenclature, properties and reactions of organic compounds, emphasizing those of practical importance in life sciences.

CHEM 152L Survey of Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1 Credit)

Discontinued at UH Manoa at this time.

Prerequisite: CHEM 151L, 162L, or 171L; and CHEM 152 (or concurrent).

Description: Techniques of preparation, purification, identification of organic compounds.