2017-2018 Catalog

SCI 121 Chemistry for Healthcare Professionals

This course is designed to help students understand basic chemical principles and to stimulate development of problem-solving skills.  The course offers a detailed introduction to the basic principles and theories of chemistry, including: physical measurement, matter, atomic theory, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, acids and bases, thermochemistry, quantum theory, periodic classification, chemical bonding, molecular geometry, and chemical solutions.  This is an integrated course, including both lecture and laboratory aspects.  Laboratory topics offer practical application of course concepts.