Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Sep 27, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 131 - Principles of Chemistry I


First of two related courses (with CHEM 132 ). Includes concepts of atomic structure, periodic system, chemical bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, weight relationships, kinetic molecular theory, gases, liquids and solids, solutions, chemical reactions, and thermochemistry. PREREQUISITE(S): Either appropriate score on the chemistry placement test, or a grade of C or better in CHEM 099  within the past two years, or consent of department. Assessment Level(s): ELAI 990 /ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A MATH 117  or higher, READ 120 . Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly CH 101.

4 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Perform mathematical operations relevant to chemical problems.
  • Describe the electronic structure of atoms, ions, and molecules.
  • Analyze chemical problems involving various phases such as gases and solutions.
  • Collect, analyze, and report experimental laboratory results.

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