CHM121 Course Information

Title:General Chemistry I

An introduction to the principles which govern the behavior of chemical and physical systems. Among topics discussed are elements, compounds and the periodic table; chemical reactions and stoichiometry; thermochemistry; atomic theory; quantum theory of atoms and molecules; chemical periodicity; bonding and molecular structure. Laboratory exercises stress development of proper experimental technique and interpretation of empirical data. Intended for students majoring in the natural sciences, engineering, or pre-health sciences and for non-majors who want or need a more challenging introductory course in chemistry.

Prerequisites: Either CHM 111 or both placement into Mathematics 115 and satisfactory performance on the chemistry placement exam.
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