CHM – Chemistry

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

CHM-131 Introduction to Chemistry (3 3 0 3)

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. RCC prerequisite: Take one set: Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, and DMA-030; Set 2: MAT-060. (FA or SP). National ID (CIP) 40.0501 Chemistry, General.

CHM-131A Intro to Chemistry Lab (0 3 0 1)

This course is a laboratory to accompany CHM 131. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 131. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 131. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. State corequisite: Take CHM 131. (FA or SP). National ID (CIP) 40.0501 Chemistry, General.

CHM-151 General Chemistry I (3 3 0 4)

This course covers fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include measurement, atomic and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical reactions, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, and solutions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical laws and concepts as needed in CHM 152. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. RCC prerequisite: Take one set: Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, and DMA-030; Set 2: MAT-060. (FA). National ID (CIP) 40.0501 Chemistry, General. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]

CHM-152 General Chemistry II (3 3 0 4)

This course provides a continuation of the study of the fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include kinetics, equilibrium, ionic and redox equations, acid-base theory, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, introduction to nuclear and organic chemistry, and complexions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. State prerequisite: Take CHM-151. (SP only). National ID (CIP) 40.0501 Chemistry, General. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]