This is an introductory chemistry course that includes topics such as matter and energy, the atomic theory, electron clouds and probability, the periodic table, chemical bonding, chemical formulas, and balancing equations. This course has few mathematical computations and includes several virtual lab demonstrations. This is the first half of a two-part General Chemistry series (CHEM 041 and CHEM 043).
Students will need a scientific calculator and a computer with CD-ROM drive (Windows 2000/Mac OS X or newer).
Algebra 1, Part 2 (ALG 053) or equivalent.
Course Outline: 
1. Matter and Energy
2. Atomic Theory
3. Electron Clouds and Probability
4. The Periodic Table
5. Chemical Bonding
6. Chemical Formulas
7. Balancing Equations
8. Math and Chemistry