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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 121 - General Chemistry I

Credits: 4
Credit Configuration: 3+3, 4 Cr.

An introductory course covering atomic theory, stoichiometry, aqueous solution reactivity, thermochemistry, quantum mechanics and periodic properties, chemical bonding and molecular structure, gases and kinetic molecular theory, and intermolecular forces and solutions. The first of a two semester sequence. Course includes a laboratory component. For students pursuing STEM or health-related careers in areas other than chemistry or biochemistry. Required of majors and minors in chemistry and majors in biochemistry, except for students who take CHEM 131 . Not open to students with credit for CHEM 115  or CHEM 131 . Not open to students in the College of Engineering except with permission of the chair of the department.

Prerequisite(s): grade of C- or higher in CHEM 111 , MATH 111 , or MATH 125 ; or placement higher than MATH 111  on the math placement process.
General Education: May be used in partial fulfillment of the General Education Requirements in Natural Science.

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