Feb 22, 2020
CHEM 1020 - Chemistry Concepts Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 3Lab 2
Course Description: This course deals with the basic concepts of chemistry. Topics include general properties of matter, the development of the model of the atom, nuclear chemistry, basics of chemical bonding, chemical equations and their uses, acids and bases, oxidation-reduction, and an introduction to organic chemistry. The laboratory portion of the course introduces students to basic equipment and procedures used in the science laboratory and provides an opportunity to observe some of the concepts discussed in the classroom. This course is intended for students who have not had a high-school chemistry course within the last three years.
3 Natural Science
Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in MATH 0070 or above, or completion of MATH 0030 or MATH 0060 with a grade of C or higher. Assessment score placement into RDNG 1000 or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher.
- Matter & Energy
- Chemical Bonding
- Chemical Equations
- Names and Formulas
- Organic Chemistry
- Reactions of Protons and Electrons
- States of Matter
- The Atom
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of basic chemical vocabulary, concepts, laws, and theories
- Solve basic chemistry problems using resource materials.
- Communicate basic chemical ideas clearly.
- Use basic laboratory equipment properly.
- Investigate matter and its interactions using the scientific method.
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