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CHEMISTRY I (SMT-271044)

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Course Description:


Chemistry I is the first course of the two term sequence in general chemistry. This course serves as an introduction to the basic principles of chemistry, chemical bonding, molecular structure, periodic properties, thermochemistry, and gases. Themes to be explored will include: atomic structure, periodic properties of matter, chemical bonding, and molecular geometry of organic and inorganic molecules, states of matter, stoichiometry, and properties of solutions. This course includes a laboratory component.

Prerequisites: Understanding of algebra.

NOTE: This course has a laboratory component which requires a lab kit that must be purchased from ESC's bookstore (http://www.esc.edu/bookstore/). Please order in time to allow for shipping before the start of the term.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Natural Sciences.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Natural Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : May. Sep.

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