Semester Hours:3Fall, Spring, Summer
Fundamental principles of chemistry including states of matter, modern atomic and bonding theory, mass and energy relationships in chemical reactions, equilibria, reaction rates and electrochemistry. Properties of the elements and their compounds are discussed in terms of structure. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour recitation.) CHEM 004A applies toward the natural science distribution requirement only upon successful completion of the corresponding laboratory course, CHEM 004B.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: CHEM 003A. Students registering for 004A should also register for the corresponding laboratory course 004B. (Formerly (NS) General and Inorganic Chemistry.)