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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 111A - General Chemistry

(5 units)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MATH 112A with a grade of “C” or better, or MATH 112B or higher (may be taken concurrently).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Appropriate score on the chemistry placement test or other measures, or department consent. Students in need of additional support will be required to enroll concurrently in CHEM 95.

One year of high school chemistry is strongly recommended. (This course is recommended for those intending to pursue careers in science or engineering.). First semester of a two-semester sequence (CHEM 111A and CHEM 111B ). Introduction to principles of chemistry including chemical reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, electronic structure, bonding, and properties of solids, liquids, gases, and solutions.

Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. (Lecture 3 hrs., lab and problem solving session 6 hrs.) Credit in CHEM 90  or CHEM 101 does not substitute for a passing score on the Chemistry Placement Examination.