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General Chemistry I
(4-0) Cr. 4. F.S.SS. Prereq: MATH 140 or high school equivalent, and CHEM 50 or 1 year high school chemistry, and credit or enrollment in CHEM 177L. Chemistry and biochemistry majors may consider taking CHEM 201
The first semester of a two semester sequence which explores chemistry at a greater depth and with more emphasis on concepts, problems, and calculations than 163. Recommended for physical and biological science majors, chemical engineering majors, and all others intending to take 300-level chemistry courses. Principles and quantitative relationships, stoichiometry, chemical equilibrium, acid-base chemistry, thermochemistry, rates and mechanism of reactions, changes of state, solution behavior, atomic structure, periodic relationships, chemical bonding. Only one of Chem 163, 167, 177, or 201 may count toward graduation.
This course has Thursday recitations. See the Schedule of Classes (http://classes.iastate.edu/home) for recitation times and locations.