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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHM 100 - Introductory Chemistry

Class: 3 Lab: 3 Credits: 4
This is an introductory course in general chemistry and principles of chemistry. Emphasis is placed on mathematical solutions and laboratory techniques. A minimum grade of “C” is required in order to receive credit in this course. (Non-Degree Credit)

Prerequisite(s): Take RDG 032  and (MAT 101  or MAT 152 ).
Course Topics:
  • The chemical world
  • Measurement and problem solving
  • Matter, energy, atoms, and elements
  • Molecules, compounds, and chemical reactions
  • Chemical composition and quantity
  • Electrons in atoms and the periodic table
  • Chemical bonding
  • Gases, liquids, solids, and intermolecular forces
  • Solutions, acids and bases
  • Organic Chemistry

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
Required Materials:
  • Homework folder
  • Safety glasses (OSHA approved)
  • Scientific calculator
  • A lab jacket may be useful.

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate the use of science and technology.
  2. Illustrate the mathematical aspects of chemistry.
  3. Describe and explain the modern atomic theory and periodic table.
  4. Describe the electronic structure of and the bonding between atoms.
  5. Differentiate between the types of chemical reactions and intermolecular forces.
  6. Differentiate between acids and bases.
  7. Describe and identify organic compounds.

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  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

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  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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