Course Descriptions for CHEM 1411
CHEM 1411 (4 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added May 9, 2015
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC
General Chemistry I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite Required: MATH 1314 or equivalent academic preparation AND Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Reading standard. High school chemistry is strongly recommended. MATH 1314 or equivalent academic preparation. College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: Fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions, properties of gases, and an introduction to thermodynamics and descriptive chemistry. Basic laboratory activities will reinforce fundamental principles of general chemistry, introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4005015403
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Current)
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.