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CHE-121 General Chemistry I with Lab

Chemistry is a science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and with the transformations that they undergo. It is the "study of change." In this course, the first of a two-semester general chemistry sequence, students explore the structure of the atom, the molecules that form from atoms, and the basic concepts of chemical reactivity, including the relations between amounts of materials undergoing reactions and the energetics of those reactions. At the atomic and molecular level, chemistry is a very abstract subject, but the study of atoms and molecules is fundamental to understanding life itself, since all matter is made up of atoms and molecules. Through practical examples and applications, the course aims to explain not only the abstract concepts of chemistry, but also how those concepts are understood in real-life contexts.

Note: This course has a lab kit requirement. Please check the syllabus for ordering instructions.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (CHE-121-OL):
Jul 2020,  Aug 2020,  Sep 2020,  Oct 2020,  Nov 2020,  Dec 2020,  Jan 2021,  Feb 2021,  Mar 2021,  Apr 2021,  May 2021,  Jun 2021

Credits: 4

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