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CHEM& 141 - General Chemistry I

4.0 Credits
For science and engineering majors who plan to take a year or more of chemistry. Measurement, stoichiometry, atomic structure, periodicity. Laboratory emphasizes quantitative techniques. Prerequisite: 1. MATH& 141  (was MATH 131) with a grade of at least 2.0, or concurrent enrollment. 2. Placement into ENGL& 101  (was ENGL 105) 3. Entry code. To obtain an entry code from the Chemistry Department, you must have completed CHEM& 139  (was CHEM 110) with at least a grade of 2.0 or pass CHEM& 141 Placement Exam. This exam is given in the Testing Center.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Convert between units of mass, mole and molecule/atom. [REASON]
  2. Write and balance chemical equations, including acid base, precipitation and redox reactions. [REASON]
  3. Compute the energy change in chemical reaction using calorimetric data and/or data from tables. [REASON]
  4. Use stoichiometry to solve chemical problems involving solids, liquids, gases or solutions. [REASON]
  5. Use standard English to convey your knowledge of chemical principles, using the language of chemistry, to a variety of audiences in a variety of forms. [COMMUNICATE]
  6. Use critical thinking strategies to make connections and associations between chemical principles. [REASON]

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