Course Detail

Units:

4.0
Course Components:

Discussion

Lecture

Enrollment Information

Enrollment Requirement:

Prerequisites:"C-"or better in CHEM 1200 OR ("C" or better in (MATH(1050 OR 1080 OR 1210 OR 1220 OR 1250 OR 1260 OR 1310 OR 1320 OR 1311 OR 1321 OR 2250)))OR(Accuplacer AAF 263+ OR Math ACT 25+ OR Math SAT 630+ OR AP Calc AB/BC 2+).

Requirement Designation:

Physical/Life Science Exploration

Description

Three lectures and two discussions weekly. The fundamentals of chemistry are covered, emphasizing descriptive, modern and applied chemistry for science and engineering majors. Problem-solving strategies within an applications-oriented framework employ mathematics and conceptual reasoning. Topics include atomic theory, bonding, nomenclature, periodicity, stoichiometry, gas laws, thermochemistry, intermolecular forces (esp. liquids and solids), as well as an introduction to the chemistry of aqueous solutions.