Dec 09, 2023
CHEM& 110 - Chemical Concepts with Lab Credits: 5
An introduction to chemistry for the nonscience student with less mathematical rigor than CHEM& 121 . Presents general ideas about how models of atoms, bonding, and the structures of materials help in understanding chemical processes and reactions. Selection of applications is chosen from topics such as energy and environment, foods, drugs, poisons and household chemicals.
Enrollment Requirement: MATH 72 ; or eligible for MATH 97 ; and eligible for ENGL& 101 .
Satisfies Requirement: Natural Science or Lab Science
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Utilize various forms of scientific measurement and proportional reasoning in simple calculations.
- Describe the composition and properties of simple chemical substances, as well as their roles in chemical reactions.
- Use basic chemical principles to understand, explore and evaluate real world topics.
- Perform laboratory experiments, paying attention to detail, and acting in an environmentally responsible manner.
- Use appropriate symbolic reasoning or quantitative methods to evaluate problems, make decisions and formulate solutions.
- Effectively use laboratory tools and/or equipment to collect data, analyze it and draw reasonable scientific conclusions.
- Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.
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