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CHEM 400 General Chemistry I

Units: 5

Hours: 54 hours LEC; 108 hours LAB

Prerequisite: CHEM 300 with a grade of "C" or better; OR one year high school chemistry lecture and laboratory AND MATH 120 or the equivalent. Grade of "C" or better required to meet prerequisite.

Transferable: CSU; UC (1) CHEM 305, 306, 307, 308, 400 and 401 combined: maximum transfer credit is one series*; 2) No transfer credit for CHEM 305 or 307 if taken after CHEM 400)

CID: C-ID CHEM 110; Part of C-ID CHEM 120S

This is a general college chemistry course intended for students majoring in the scientific disciplines including chemistry, biology, physics, geology and engineering. This course emphasizes the fundamental principles of chemistry. Topics include chemical measurement, physical and chemical processes, nomenclature, atomic structure, quantum theory, stoichiometry, molecular structure, bonding theory, physical properties of gases, thermochemistry, modern materials, and properties of solutions.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: CONCEPTUALIZE, MODEL, AND EXPLAIN FUNDAMENTAL CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCESSES