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    Erie Community College
  Dec 15, 2017
Fall 2017 Catalog

CH 010 - Preparatory Chemistry

Credit Hours: 3 Not for degree credit

A preparatory course for students who will take CH 140, CH 144, CH 146, CH 180. Topics include: scientific method, states of matter, atoms, elements, compounds, the periodic table, formulas and nomenclature, equations, metric system, dimensional analysis and mole concept.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • define basic terms and concepts;
  • name chemical compounds and write their formulas;
  • predict formulas, properties and structures of elements and compounds with the aid of a periodic table;
  • complete and balance simple equations; and
  • utilize dimensional analysis.

Concurrent Registration: CH 011
F/S (C, N, S)

Since this is a noncredit course, it cannot be applied toward an associate's degree.