Course Description
General Chemistry I (Lec/Lab)
(4-3-3)Fundamental principles of chemistry for
majors in the sciences, health sciences, and
engineering; topics include measurements,
fundamental properties of matter, states of
matter, chemical reactions, chemical
stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental
properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding,
molecular structure, solutions, properties of
gases, and an introduction to thermodynamics and
descriptive chemistry. Basic laboratory
experiments supporting theoretical principles in
lecture; introduction of the scientific method,
experimental design, data collection and
analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.
Required Prerequisite: MATH-1314 or equivalent
academic preparation
Recommended Prerequisite: High School chemistry
Semester hours:4
Lecture hours:3
Lab hours:3
Petition required:N
Course may be repeated for credit when the topic varies:N
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