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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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CHY 121 - General Chemistry I


First semester of a two-semester sequence covering fundamental principles in chemical science presented in quantitative terms. Topics include matter, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, quantum theory, atomic structure, electronic configurations, periodic properties of elements, bonding theories, and molecular geometries. This course and CHY 123 (taken concurrently) provide the basis for further study of chemistry. Lec 3

General Education Requirements: General Education Requirement: Together with CHY 123, this course satisfies the General Education Lab in the Basic or Applied Sciences Requirement.  

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT 111, 116, 122 or 126, or no grade in any of these and a passing score on the Math Placement Exam.

Corequisites: CHY 123

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credits: 3