Comprehensive introductory chemistry course covering basic concepts, theories and
laws with emphasis on reasoning and problem solving skills. Topics include but are
not limited to chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, electron configuration, atomic
orbitals, molecular geometry and bonding. The laboratory component of this course
introduces students to both qualitative techniques and quantitative techniques appropriate
for data collection, manipulation and analysis of a variety of chemical systems.
Letter Grade Only
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Lab hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or satisfactory score on District math placement test and other measures
as appropriate that indicate proficiency in Elementary Algebra.
Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400.
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B1, B3
(CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC* (IGETC Area 5A*, 5C)
C-ID: CHEM 101