CHEM 1120: General Chemistry I

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 3.0 h
Credits 4.0

Course Description

Students will learn modern theories of molecular properties, while also examining chemical technology's impact on society. Topics include atomic spectroscopy, orbitals and periodicity, chemical bonding, molecular geometry, molecular orbital theory, intermolecular forces, and macromolecules. Laboratories highlight hands-on experimental techniques.

Students will receive credit for only one of CHEM 1120 or 1121.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: a minimum "C-" grade in CHEM 1118 or a minimum "C+" grade in Chemistry 12; and one of the following: an "S" grade in MATH 1150, a minimum "C+" grade in Precalculus 11, a minimum "C" grade in Precalculus 12, MATH 1152, 1170, 1171, 1173, 1174, or 1175, a score of 65 on the Langara Math Diagnostic Test; or permission of the department.
Prerequisites are only valid for three years.

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