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CHM 142 General Chemistry I
Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, an ACT Reading score of 18 or above, or an appropriate placement score. Math: Grade of C or better in MTH 112 or appropriate math placement. Other: Grade of C or better in CHM 101 or CHM 112 or grade of C or better in one year high school chemistry if graduated in the past five years.+

The first course in a two-semester sequence in General Chemistry. Topics covered include fundamentals of chemistry including the periodic table of elements, atomic and molecular structure; basic concept of quantum theory, the gaseous state, stoichiometry of chemical reactions and solutions; heat and Enthalpy of reactions; and bonding. The course also emphasizes applications. Students will be exposed to the practical aspects of chemistry as they relate to the health sciences and the environment. The experiments of the companion lab are closely related to the course material and they will emphasize both qualitative and quantitative analysis. The course is intended for science majors, engineering and pre-professional students. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Physical Sciences (lab) requirement. IAI Course Number P1 902L IAI Major: CHM 911 Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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