Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

CHEM 100: Molecules and Life in the Modern World

General Information

  • Name: Molecules and Life in the Modern World
  • Discipline: Chemistry (CHEM)
  • Units (Credits): 3
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Liberal Arts

Prerequisites and Recommended Courses

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Introduces chemistry with emphasis on impacts on human society, environmental issues, energy sources and life processes. Includes four laboratory experiments.

II: Course Objectives

CHEM 100 introduces chemistry with emphasis on impacts on human society, environmental issues, energy sources and life processes. Includes four laboratory experiments.

Upon successful completion of CHEM 100, students will have a basic knowledge of chemistry; including basic concepts of atoms, molecules, chemical reactions, terminology, and their applications to human health and our environment.

III: Course Linkage

Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.

General Education Mission: CHEM 100 is a general education class that promotes the development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will benefit students in their personal and professional endeavors.

General Education Student Learning Outcome: Students who successfully complete CHEM 100 satisfy the general education learning outcome of understanding the methods of science and the role of science and technology in the modern world.



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