CHEM 210 - General Chemistry I


Letter grade. Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/96-108 lab. Prerequisite(s): MATH 120 or MATH 123 or appropriate placement test score.

Description: This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence class in general chemistry intended for students pursuing physical sciences, biological sciences, engineering and pre-professional majors. Includes a detailed study of basic principles of atomic and molecular structure and bonding, chemical reactions and equations including stoichiometry and thermochemistry, solutions, gas laws and a brief introduction to organic chemistry with an emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving skills. This course also includes laboratory study of these concepts, experimental chemistry techniques and the analysis and interpretation of experimental findings. Extra supplies may be required. A materials fee as shown in the Schedule of Classes is payable upon registration. (AA: Area E5a, CSU: Area B1+B3, UC: Area 5A +5C) (C-ID CHEM 110) (CHEM 210+220=C-ID CHEM 120S)

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College of San Mateo

Department: Chemistry

Number of Units: 5

This description is for the Spring 2018 term