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    Iona College
  Feb 21, 2018
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHM 120 - Medicine Demystified

CHM 120 is an introductory lecture and laboratory course that introduces students to the chemistry behind medication that people take every day.  Concepts of study in this course include the basics of different body systems, the biochemical basis for the undesired effect of disease in each system, and the chemistry underlying how medications alter the undesired effect. These topics will be presented in the context of fundamental chemical and biochemical concepts such as energy, atomic and molecular structure, the scientific laws of conservation, organic and biomolecules, the cell, etc.
3 Credits
Offered in Fall & Spring