2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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CHM 131 - Introduction to Chemistry


Class Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: DRE 098, DMA 010, DMA 020, and DMA 030 or ENG 002  with grade P2 and MAT 003  with grade P1
Local Corequisite: CHM 131A  

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. At PCC, emphasis is placed on applications to health and environmental issues.



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