Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry II

Course Description

This class is for students entering the allied health fields. The focus of the second part of Introduction to General, Organic, and Biochemistry is organic and biochemistry. The topics included in organic chemistry are: hydrocarbons, alcohols, thiols, ethers, carboxylic acids, esters, amines, and amides. Various physical and chemical properties of these organic substances will be studied along with nomenclature and structural features. The topics included in biochemistry are: carbohydrates, fatty acids and lipids, amino acids and proteins, nucleic acids and DNA. Various physical and chemical properties of these biological molecules will be studied. A brief introduction to metabolism will also be discussed.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
46958 CHEM 30B 2Z ·T·R··· 11:30 AM-01:20 PM David Gray ONLINE
···R··· 09:00 AM-10:20 AM
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-04-05 to 2021-06-25.

Footnote Information

CHEM-030B.-02Z:This is an online lecture and laboratory class with SOME scheduled meetings as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

5 Units
Four hours lecture, three hours laboratory (84 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
CHEM 1A, 25 or 30A.
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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