Jun 22, 2024  
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CHM 120 - Survey of General Chemistry

Credits: 5
Contact Hours: 7
Prerequisites: MA 107 or Higher (C or Higher)

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: GRCC College Level Writing (English ACT 18 or higher OR successful completion of EN 097 or higher OR English (Write Placer Plus) 5 or higher)
Description: CHM 120 is a one-semester lecture/laboratory course that provides students with an overview of the fundamental laws and concepts in chemistry.  Topics covered include atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, phases of matter, solutions, stoichiometry, thermodynamics, equilibrium, acid-base reactions, oxidation-reduction reactions, and kinetics. This course is designed for baccalaureate medical curriculum students and health science students as well as students intending to obtain a degree in polymer technology. Students must enroll in both a lecture and a laboratory section for CHM 120.  Earning a C or better in high school chemistry or in CHM 100 or CHM 110 at GRCC is the recommended preparation for this course.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: Natural Science & Mathematics

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