2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 180 - General Chemistry I

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): A “C” or better in CHEM 120  or High-school chemistry with laboratory; a “C” or better in MATH 128  (or higher) or high-school Algebra II

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

Topics covered in this course include: atomic structure and periodicity of elements, molecular structure and bonding, stoichiometry, solutions, states of matter, and introductory thermodynamics.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:  


  1. Understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis; and
  2. Application of scientific data, concepts, and models in one of the natural (or physical) sciences.
  3. Student will demonstrate a basic knowledge of chemistry, including but not limited to, atomic structure, elements, bonding, chemical reactions, and stoichiometry.