Provides a sound foundation in the basic principles of chemistry. Covers structure of matter, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, quantum theory and atomic structure, chemical periodicity, chemical bonding, gases and their properties. Laboratories reinforce the principles and concepts presented in lectures and develop critical thinking and scientific writing.
Prerequisites: High school chemistry and biology with a grade of “C” or better, high school Algebra I or MATH145M. (Fulfills Lab Science elective)