Dec 02, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

CHEM-118 Introduction to Chemistry

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0; Pre-requisite: A 2.0 or better in MATH-082 . Note: This course requires chemical splashproof goggles and lab coat on the first day of class. A non-programmable/non-graphing scientific calculator is required. TI 30X IIS is recommended. Students are required to purchase an access code to complete on-line assignments.
This course is designed for students who need a review of an introduction to or additional experience in the basic mathematical and chemical concepts and skills necessary for satisfactory academic work in CHEM-131 .

Course Outcomes
1. To provide an introduction to or a review of basic chemical concepts and associated mathematical operations. 2. Topics known to be troublesome to freshman students are emphasized. 3. To provide the necessary foundation for the chemistry courses designed for both science and science related majors.