General Chemistry for Life Scientists I
CHEM XL 14A
This course provides an introduction to physical and general chemistry and is geared towards pre-medical and pre-health students. This course is the first course in the general and organic chemistry series.
What you can learn.
- Write basic chemical equations
- Master introductory quantum mechanics
- Master the basics of molecular structures
- Establish a strong foundation of acids and bases
- Prepare for organic chemistry
About this course:This course provides an introduction to physical and general chemistry principles; atomic structure based on quantum mechanics; atomic properties; trends in the periodic table; chemical bonding (Lewis structures, VSEPR theory, hybridization, and molecular orbital theory); gaseous and aqueous equilibria; properties of inorganic and organic acids, bases, and buffers; and titrations. Transferable for UC credit.
High school chemistry or equivalent background and three-and-a-half years of high school mathematics.