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CHM 106 - Contemporary Chemistry I

Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Credit Hours: 4

This is a survey course in chemistry for non-science majors emphasizing basic principles. Topics include atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, formulas and nomenclature, states of matter, chemical reactions, acids and bases. Laboratory sections emphasize applications of basic techniques and supplement lecture topics. This course addresses the chemistry of societal issues, including alternative energy sources and the impact humans have on the environment.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory reading and writing placement test scores for ENG 101  or ENG 103 , or completion of ENG 100 , ENG 101 ENG 103 , or ENG 155 . Satisfactory math placement test scores for MAT 102  or completion of MAT 101 , MAT 102 MAT 103 MAT 109 MAT 110 MAT 111 MAT 120 MAT 130 , MAT 138 , or MAT 140 . All prerequisite courses require a grade of “C” or higher.
Note: Credit may not be earned for both CHM 106 and CHM 110 .  High school chemistry or equivalent is recommended. This course does not serve as a pre-requisite for CHM 111.

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