CHEM-111: Chemical Skills for Pre-Professional Programs

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Chem Skills Pre-Professional
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
Eligible to take a gateway MATH course at HFC or a satisfactory score on the Math placement exam, and ENG-131 eligible.
Course Description

Includes the study of dimensional analysis; atomic structure; stoichiometry; molarity; the periodic table; nomenclature; reactions and equations, and properties of gases. This course is for students majoring in science, engineering, mathematics, pharmacy, or other pre-professional programs who would benefit from further preparation for the standard general chemistry sequence required in these programs. May not be used to satisfy elective requirements for the AS in Chemistry program. Students in other programs should consult with their program advisor about eligibility for use as an elective. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.

MTA Categories
  • Category 6: Natural Sciences (Lecture and Lab)
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

A student may receive credit for CHEM-111 by earning either:

  1. A minimum score of 50 on the CLEP Chemistry Exam
  2. A score of 4 or higher on the AP Chemistry Exam
  3. A score of 4 or higher on the International Baccalaureate-Higher Level (IB-HL) Chemistry Exam
  4. A score of 5 or higher on the International Baccalaureate-Standard Level (IB-SL) Chemistry Exam
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2023 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.