CH 106 Course Outcomes
Course Outcomes CH106
Upon completing this course students will:
- Draw and interpret various types of structures of biomolecules.
- Apply fundamental concepts of chemical structure to the description of major biomacromolecules: proteins, carbohydrates, and DNA, and also lipids. Connect biochemical roles and properties of each of these substances to their structural elements and overall structures.
- Explain in various contexts molecular recognition, and apply these understandings to descriptions of enzymes, receptors, communication between cells, recognition of self and non-self, etc..
- Describe enzymes as biological catalysts that can be regulated through various means.
- Link disease states, the action of drugs, and healthy physiology to biochemical processes.
- Adopt appropriate terminology to read, write, and interpret information of a biochemical nature.
- Describe central metabolic pathways and determine the consequences of alterations to such pathways that may result from disease or drug interference with their functioning.
- Describe, using biochemical description, the ways that organisms extract and use energy from their environment.
- Interpret and carry out a set of written experimental instructions and then to convey the experimental results in a laboratory report.
- Use scientific (inductive) reasoning to draw appropriate conclusions from data sets or theoretical models. Characterize arguments as scientific, or not scientific.
- Make measurements and operate with numbers properly to convey appropriate levels of certainty when drawing conclusions from experimental data. Identify patterns in data by graphical means.