Chemistry (CHEM)

Courses

CHEM 139  General Chemistry I  3 Credits (3,0)

Fundamentals of general chemistry to include basic nomenclature of inorganic compounds, stoichiometry, atomic structure to include quantum numbers and electron configurations, periodic relationships, chemical bonding and chemical reactions (including oxidation-reduction reactions), molecular geometry, states of matter including properties of gases, principles of solution, and an introduction to chemical thermodynamics and organic chemistry. The laboratory includes both qualitative and quantitative work.
Corequisites: CHEM 141.

CHEM 141  General Chemistry I Laboratory  1 Credit (0,1)

Experiments parallel the materials in the associated chemistry lecture course. Topics include chemical stoichiometry, states of matter, gas laws, solutions, thermodynamics, kinetics, and oxidation-reduction.
Corequisites: CHEM 139.