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CHM 130 - General Chemistry I

Credit Hours: 4
Contact Hours: 4
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites:
  • IRW 98 or Higher (C or Higher) OR
  • EN 97 (C or Higher) OR
  • Accuplacer Writing 5 or Higher OR
  • ACT English 18 or Higher OR
  • SAT Writing 25 or Higher

Math Prerequisites: MA 98 or Higher (C or Higher) OR ALEKS Score of 30 or Higher OR Accuplacer Algebra Score of 76 or Higher OR SAT Math Score of 24.5 or Higher OR ACT Math Score of 18 or Higher

Corequisites: None
Description: CHM 130 is a first semester course in general chemistry and covers the fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering. Topics covered include scientific measurement and analysis, atomic and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical reactions and equations, bonding and bonding theories, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, solid and liquid state properties, and solutions. Successful completion of high school chemistry or CHM 100  or CHM 110  is recommended before taking this course. To earn credit for a lab science, students enrolled in this course must also take the laboratory component (CHM 131 ).

Department Consent: No Department Consent Required
General Education Distribution Category Met: Natural Sciences

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