Catalogue 2020 - 2021

CHEM 105 General Chemistry I

Credits

4 cr.

Prerequisite

One unit of secondary school chemistry.

Course Description

This is the first course of a two-semester sequence intended for science and engineering majors and qualified students who wish to pursue a more in-depth study of chemical principles than is provided in CHEM 101.

The following topics are studied: physical measurements and chemistry data handling; states of matter and its properties; stoichiometry and reactions in aqueous solution; chemical reactions and energy relationships; atomic structure and periodic trends; and theories of chemical bonding and molecular structures. The laboratory experiments complement the topics covered in lecture and enable students to acquire basic chemistry laboratory skills.

Notes

Three class hours, three-hour lab. 

This course is a prerequisite.

Distribution

ER/GUR/MR

Offered

fall and spring semesters

Fee

Laboratory fee $100.