4 Credits, 5 Contacts

This is an introductory course for those students who have little or no background in chemistry as well as for those students whose program requires a minimum of hours in a laboratory science. This is a general survey course dealing primarily with fundamental principles of chemistry including measurements, atomic structure, nomenclature, balancing equations, stoichiometry, bonding, gases, thermodynamics, acids and bases.

Prerequisite: High school algebra or MATH 100 with a grade of 2.0 or higher or placement into MATH 104 or MATH 151 or equivalent college course.