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|Course ID||Course Name||Prerequisite||Total Credits||Lab Credits|
|SC 160||GENERAL CHEMISTRY I||A grade of C or better in SC 119||4||1|
This course is the first part of a two-semester course that covers fundamental principles in chemistry. This course provides the beginning student with an adequate foundation in the fundamentals of chemistry. Topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, solutions, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, and an introduction to thermodynamics. Laboratory investigations are an integral part of this course and reinforce fundamental principles of general chemistry, introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.