Chemistry 51 is a descriptive course in general, organic and biological chemistry designed for nursing and Allied Health students. Topics include: the metric system of measurements, chemical symbols, formulas and nomenclature systems, chemical equations and physical and chemical characteristics for all states of matter. Other topics include acids, bases, buffers and pH. Organic topics focus on functional group identification including hydrocarbons, organic halide, alcohols, ethers, ketones, aldehydes, amines, carboxylic acids, esters and other acid derivatives, carbohydrates, lipids and proteins are also surveyed. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: MATH 114 or MATH 115. Requirement Designation: Meets IGETC 5A 5C CSU B1 B3.