2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Sep 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 110 - Chemistry for Health Sciences I

Credits: 4
Survey of general chemistry designed for Allied Health majors and non-science majors. Emphasis on the foundation needed for the study of organic and biochemistry.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Use the metric system, significant figures and scientific notation in laboratory measurements and problem solving.
  2. Identify the properties and roles of the electrons, protons and neutrons in atomic structure and in the development of the periodic table.
  3. Identify chemical and physical properties of elements, compounds and solutions.
  4. Write and balance chemical reactions and do mole to mole conversions in stoichiometry problems.
  5. Use standardized nomenclature rules for the naming of chemical compounds.
  6. Define and describe acids and bases, pH, buffers and titration problems.
  7. Explain the Kinetic Theory of Gases and solve problems using Gas Law equations.
  8. Explain the characteristics of solutions, colloids and dispersions and calculate molarity and percent concentration of mixtures.
  9. Perform basic laboratory procedures.

Prerequisite: MATH 120  or MATH 120E  or MATH 124  or MATH 124E  or above
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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