Mar 18, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

CHE 121 - Introduction To Chemistry


Course Description: The basic principles of chemistry, including metric measurement, properties of matter, atomic structure, chemical bonding, stoichiometry and solutions, with emphasis on the usefulness of the periodic table in predicting chemical behavior. Designed primarily for students with no previous chemistry courses. The laboratory includes an experimental study of the chemical principles. 3 hours lecture/3 hours laboratory

 ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Quantitative Literacy.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101; and eligible for MAT 080, Math Module 70 or 80.
General Education Elective(s): Science
Note(s): Science majors, pre-med and engineering transfer students should take CHE 151 for their General Chemistry requirement.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  •  Draw conclusions based on analysis of graphic and numeric data gathered from chemistry experiments
  •  Solve chemical equations
  •  Gather, record and organize data and compose lab reports in a scientifically acceptable format
  •  Demonstrate safe and proper use of the standard tools of the chemistry lab

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