May 28, 2018  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
College Catalog 2018-2019

CHE 151 Basic Chemistry for the Health Sciences I

Credits: (3)
A study of chemistry at an introductory level, intended for students in the paramedical sciences (Nursing, Surgical Technology, or Physical Therapist Assistant). Topics include the nature of atoms; ionic and covalent bonding; nomenclature; chemical change and equilibrium; gas laws; properties of water and aqueous solutions; acids, bases and pH; and an introduction to organic and biochemical compounds. This course pre-supposes some knowledge of elementary algebra. Not open to Math-Science students. Prerequisites: College level reading and placement into MAT 088  or higher.