Jun 20, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

CHE 151 - General Chemistry for Engineering and Science I


Course Description: A comprehensive general chemistry course intended for students planning to continue as STEM majors.  Topics include atomic theory, stoichiometry, gases, thermochemistry, quantum theory, chemical bonding, liquids and solids.  Appropriate for science majors and engineering transfer students.  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; eligible for MAT 195; and completion of high school or college chemistry in the last five years.
General Education Elective(s): Science
Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Set up and perform basic stoichiometric calculations.
  • Judge if answers obtained from calculations are chemically reasonable.
  • Predict products and energy changes of simple chemical reactions.
  • Utilize chemical terminology to explain chemical and physical processes at a molecular level.
  • Utilize basic chemical scientific terminology to describe and explain chemical and physical processes at a molecular level in order to predict macroscopic properties of matter.
  • Predict atomic and molecular structure and chemical periodicity using principles of quantum chemistry.

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