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Introductory General Chemistry
INTRO GEN CHEM
CLASS CODE: CHEM 101 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: CHEMISTRY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Physical Science requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: An introductory course covering basic concepts in general chemistry. The course is designed for students in home economics, nursing, agriculture, biology, and other areas that require a broad introduction to general and inorganic chemistry. It serves as a preparation for Chem 150. (Offered Fall, Winter, 1st Summer Term and 2nd Summer Term)
DESCRIPTION: An introductory course covering basic concepts in general chemistry. The course is designed for students in home economics, nursing, agriculture, biology, and other areas that require a broad introduction to general and inorganic chemistry. It serves as a preparation for Chem 150.
TOPICS: Matter, energy, and measurement, conversions of units, atoms, the periodic table, ionic and molecular compounds, shapes of molecules, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, reaction rates, equilibrium, acids and bases, nuclear chemistry, and basic chemistry laboratory techniques.
OBJECTIVES: To give the student a general background in basic chemical principles and show how these principles apply to the student's daily life and to prepare the student for their future employment.
REQUIREMENTS: Varies by instructor, generally there are quizzes, exams, and 10 laboratory experiments.
PREREQUISITES: Completion or concurrent enrollment in Math 108 or higher
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2001