CHM 115 Health Science Chemistry I

This course is designed for students in the health sciences. Topics include: a survey of measurements and the metric system; energy and matter; atomic structure and its relationship to chemical bonding; nomenclature; the periodic table; chemical reactivity; the mole and stochiometric relationships; a consideration of the gas laws; solutions (molarity and % concentration); chemical equilibrium; acids and bases with an emphasis on Bronsted theory, pH, and buffers. Prerequisite: One year of high school biology and one year of high school chemistry. Three class hours and three laboratory hours a week. Instructional Support Fee applies. Competency met: Scientific Reasoning and Discovery (3.0) 4 credits. Fall, Spring

4 credits
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