Course Number & Name: CHM 100 Introduction to Chemistry
Credit Hours: 4.0 Contact Hours: 6.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: 3.0 Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in one of the following majors: Biology/ Pre-medicine, Chemistry, General Science
Concurrent Courses: Grades of “C” or better in MTH 092 or MTH 100 and RDG 096 and ENG 096 or ENG 101 or ESL 105 AND ESL 106 or placement;
Course Description: This course covers the major concepts of general chemistry which will include the states and properties of matter and energy, atomic structure, the mole concept and stoichiometry, solutions, acid/base chemistry, and equilibrium. Laboratory sessions will be included. This course is designed to provide appropriate chemistry background for students in the Chemical and health fields.
<!–Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts and theories that are the basis of the field of chemistry;
- utilize various qualitative and quantitative problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques to perform experimental procedures and analyze experimental data; and
- utilize triple beam balances, top loader balances, pH meters, basic laboratory glassware and other laboratory equipment effectively as tools in carrying out experiments investigating chemical phenomena.