This course gives students entering a health career fundamental knowledge of those areas of chemistry that relate to physiological principles. This course covers topics that include solutions; acids, bases, and buffers; nuclear chemistry; equilibrium; and an introduction to organic chemistry. CHEM 1120 is taught during the first part of the quarter to be followed immediately by CHEM 1130. Both CHEM 1120 and 1130 must be completed for transfer as a four-semester credit chemistry course for baccalaureate work. This course includes both lecture and lab components.