Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Apr 18, 2024  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 031 - Principles of Chemistry I Exploration


Co-requisite course designed to equip students with the skills needed to be successful in CHEM 131  by providing support in fundamental chemistry and related mathematical principles. Focus is on problem-solving strategies and practice, the development of quantitative reasoning skills, and the application of relevant mathematical operations to define and solve chemical problems. Topics include the scientific method, chemical measurements and unit conversions, properties of matter, foundations of atomic theory and structure, and stoichiometric mole relationships and calculations. COREQUISITE(S): CHEM 131 Assessment Level(s): ELAI 990 /ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 ; MATH 117  or higher; READ 120  Two hours of classroom instruction each week.

2 semester hours

TWO EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.

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

  • Utilize effective scientific reading and metacognitive skills in chemistry.
  • Apply critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Apply mathematical (algebraic) techniques to solve problems.
  • Perform quantitative operations relevant to chemical measurements and unit conversions and stoichiometric mole relationships.
  • Describe the general properties of matter, atomic theory, and atomic structure.


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