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

CHE 131 - College Chemistry I


Course Description: The fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry including the physical and chemical properties of matter, atomic structure, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, the gas laws, solutions, acids and bases, redox reactions, and chemical equilibria. 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.

Note: This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  •  Draw conclusions based on analysis of graphic and numeric data gathered from chemistry experiments.
  •  Solve chemical equations.
  •  Compose a formal lab report in a scientifically acceptable format.
  •  Deliver effective classroom presentations on relevant chemistry subjects.
  •  Demonstrate safe and proper use of the standard tools of the chemistry lab.

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