Introduction to Chemistry


Three hours lecture/two hours lab per week. An introduction to the major conceptual schemes of chemistry, how they have evolved historically, as well as the impact of the scientific method on the advancement of science. The course is designed specifically for those students who have had little or no chemistry. Topics covered include: electron configuration, chemical bonds, chemical equations, acid base chemistry, gas laws, and nuclear chemistry. Completion of this course with a grade of C or higher satisfies the high school chemistry prerequisite of other courses in the Natural Science Division. NS