CHM 101 COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I
CHM 101 – College Chemistry I
Course Number & Name: CHM 101 College Chemistry I
Credit Hours: 4 .0 Contact Hours: 6.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: 3.0 Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grades of “C” or better in MTH 092, ENG 096 and RDG 096 or ESL 105/106. High school chemistry or CHM 100 and MTH 100 strongly recommended.
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
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 nursing and health students.
General Education Goals: CHM 101 is affirmed in the following General Education Foundation Category: Scientific Knowledge and Reasoning. The corresponding General Education Goal is as follows: Students will use the scientific method of inquiry through the acquisition of scientific knowledge.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts and theories of chemistry;
- utilize various qualitative and quantitative problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques to perform experimental procedures investigating chemical phenomena and to analyze collected 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.