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General Chem w/Lab I (formerly CHEM 140 - CCN)

General ElectiveNatural Science w/ labGeneral Transferable Electives

Course Description
The first quarter of a three quarter sequence in general chemistry for science and engineering majors. The course covers measurements, significant figures, dimensional analysis, fundamentals of atomic structure, stoichiometry, reactions, gas laws, thermochemistry, and an introduction to solutions. Lab included.

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Credits: 5.0

Lecture: 40
Lab: 20
Total: 60
CHEM& 139 with a grade of at least 1.5 or a year of High School chemistry and MATH& 141 with a grade of at least 1.5 (or may be taken concurrently) or instructor permission.

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