Credit hours: 5
GEC categories: Natural Science: Physical Science
Prerequisites: Eligibility to enroll in Math 1116. Not open to students with credit for 1210 (121), 1250, 1610 (161), 1910H (201H), or 102.
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Course Objectives: 1.Students understand the basic facts, principles, theories, and methods of modern science. 2.Students learn key events in the history of science. 3.Students provide examples of the inter-dependence of scientific and technological developments. 4.Students discuss social and philosophical implications of scientific discoveries and understand the potential of science and technology to address problems of the contemporary world.
Course Content: Introductory chemistry for non-science majors, including dimensional analysis, atomic structure, bonding, chemical reactions, states of matter, solutions, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, along with topics in organic and biological chemistry.
Method of Presentation: Combination of Lecture (one hour and 20 minutes, 3 per week) and Laboratory (2 hours and 45 minutes per week, 1 per week).
Method of Evaluation: Quizzes, Homework, Midterm Exams, Cumulative Final Exam, Laboratory Reports