Dec 06, 2023  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM& 161: General Chemistry with Lab I

5 Cr
Quarters: F, W, S
This is the first course of a three course sequence in general chemistry with lab, for science and engineering majors. Topics include significant figures and measurements, atomic structure, electromagnetic spectrum, wave nature of matter, quantum topics, chemical bonding, chemical nomenclature, theories of molecular structure, reaction types, and stoichiometry. Lab activities will enhance the above topics including laboratory safety, quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Prerequisite: Completion of CHEM& 139  or one year of high school chemistry and concurrent enrollment in MATH& 141  or eligible for MATH& 142  or higher.
Distribution for DTA: Natural Sciences - Lab