CHEM 100  - Survey Of Chemistry


Letter grade. Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture.

Description: An introductory course in Chemistry for non-science majors. Students are introduced to basic concepts of chemistry and requires analyses of the socio-cultural contexts within which chemistry plays a central role. Key concepts include classification of matter; atomic structure; chemical bonding and their properties; chemical formulas, equations and stoichiometry; classification of chemical reactions; electronic structure and periodic trends; gases; solutions. Recommended for non-science majors or as an exploratory course for further studies in chemistry. (AA: Area E5a, CSU: Area B1, UC*: Area 5A)


College of San Mateo Department: Chemistry Number of Units: 3
This description is for the Fall 2015 term