Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Comprehensive introductory chemistry course covering basic concepts, theories and
laws with emphasis on reasoning and problem solving skills. Topics include but are
not limited to chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, electron configuration, atomic
orbitals, molecular geometry and bonding. The laboratory component of this course
introduces students to both qualitative techniques and quantitative techniques appropriate
for data collection, manipulation and analysis of a variety of chemical systems.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 110 or satisfactory score on District math placement test and other measures
as appropriate that indicate proficiency in Elementary Algebra.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1 and B3), UC* (IGETC Area 5A and 5C)