The first semester of a year’s course in inorganic chemistry. The course is designed for students majoring in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, and certain allied health areas. Both theoretical and descriptive chemistry are utilized. Topics covered include stoichiometry, thermochemistry, atomic theory, bonding theories (atomic and molecular), molecular geometry, and gases. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MATH 1513 or equivalent. See page 22 for placement guidelines.