CHEM-131: Principles of Chemistry

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Principles of Chemistry
Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces general inorganic chemistry. Major topics include measurements, atomic structure, bonding, chemical periodicity, stoichiometry, gas laws, solution chemistry, acid/base chemistry, and equilibrium. May meet requirements in Nursing and Health Careers programs. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.

Pre-requisites
ENG-131 eligible and a grade of "C" or better in MATH-0891, MATH-0892, MATH-0893 and MATH-0894 OR MATH-080 OR a satisfactory score on the Math placement exam.
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
  • Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Portfolio Review
Other
Portfolio Review Details

A student may receive credit for CHEM-131 by earning a score of 4 or higher on the AP Chemistry Exam and providing a portfolio that demonstrates 30 hours of appropriate college level chemistry laboratory experience. An interview may also be required.

Other Details

A student may receive credit for CHEM-131 by earning either:

  1. A score of 4 or higher on the AP Chemistry Exam and providing a portfolio that demonstrates 30hr of appropriate college level chemistry laboratory experience. An interview may also be required.
  2. A score of 5 or higher on the International Baccalaureate-Higher Level (IB-HL) Chemistry Exam.
  3. A score of 6 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, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 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.