Skip to Content

CHE 1111 Introduction to Chemistry I

An introductory survey course for students pursuing health science degrees or who have not previously taken high school chemistry. Topics include matter and measurement, atoms and molecules, chemical reactions, energy changes, atomic structure and bonding, acid/base chemistry, chemical kinetics, and organic chemistry. Three classroom hours, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Chemistry
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 OR MAT 1110 OR MAT 1130 OR MAT 1445 


  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic chemical reactions and factors that affect the reactions.
  • Perform simple dimensional analysis and mole type calculations, analyze information from word problems and propose proper solutions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic inorganic nomenclature, terms and concepts related to basic atomic theory, chemical bonding, moles, solutions, acid-base and nuclear chemistry.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic organic nomenclature, properties and reactions of hydrocarbons and alcohols.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2