CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I (C)

The first semester of a two-semester university-level general chemistry course. This first part will focus on understanding the basic principles of chemistry. Why does matter behave as it does? Topics include: mathematics of chemistry, nomenclature, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, solutions, gases, thermochemistry, atomic structure, chemical bonding and molecular structure. Students will experience a mixture of lectures, demonstrations and group- learning activities. Course fee of $25 required. Prerequisite: "C" in high school chemistry or CHEM 101 and placement in MATH 111 or higher; and co-requisite or prerequisite CHEM 111X [Fall, Spring] Gen Ed Sciences, Liberal Arts/Sciences Elective