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CHEM 115 Fundamentals of Chemistry
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Course Notes:Elementary principles of inorganic and general chemistry with an overview of organic and biochemistry. Basic chemical terminology, problem solving techniques and chemical explanations of our environment will be studied. Chemical concepts will be explained through common applications such as health science and forensic science. Previous chemistry background is helpful, but not required. This course is recommended for students needing a one semester general chemistry laboratory course. This course does not satisfy the prerequisite for Chemistry 141. Students will not receive credit toward graduation for more than one of the following courses: Chemistry 102, Chemistry 113, Chemistry 115, and Chemistry 120.
CHEM 120 Prep for General Chemistry
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A beginning general chemistry course for students with little or no background in chemistry. This course will prepare students for a full year general chemistry course. This course will be an intensive study in the areas of problem solving, basic atomic theory, chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, acid-base chemistry, and redox. The laboratory will be an introduction to quantitative techniques, descriptive chemistry, gas laws, and data treatment. Students will not receive credit toward graduation for more than one of the following courses: Chemistry 113, Chemistry 115 and Chemistry 120.
Satisfied General Education for: Grossmont College B2; CSU B1; IGETC 5A
Transfers to: CSU, UC
CHEM 141 General Chemistry I
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Basic principles and calculations of chemistry with emphasis in stoichiometry, gas laws, kinetic molecular theory, basic equilibrium including gas phase and solution phase, pH atomic and molecular structures, chemical bonding, and application of the First Law of Thermodynamics. The laboratory is an introduction to classical and instrumental analysis, the principles of equilibrium, and atomic and molecular structures. The course is equivalent to Chemistry 200 at San Diego State University.
CHEM 142 General Chemistry II
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Basic principles and calculations of chemistry with emphasis on the areas of thermodynamics, kinetics, aqueous equilibrium, electrochemistry, coordination chemistry, nuclear chemistry and an introduction to organic and biochemistry. The laboratory will demonstrate the concepts presented in lecture and in addition will introduce qualitative analysis. This course is equivalent to Chemistry 201 at San Diego State University.