Description: Principles of Chemistry I covers the fundamental laws and theories necessary for further work in chemistry, the central science. This course stresses building good problem solving techniques and critical thinking skills. Topics for this course will be divided into four units: i) Basics of Chemistry; ii) Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics; iii) Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometries; iv) Phases of Matter.
Students must have the approval of the University Extension advisor to enroll in this course. See more information about Course Approvals.
Texas Common Code: CHEM 1311.
Official UT Course Description: CH 301 is a more rigorous course than CH 304K. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree.
Prerequisites: Credit with a grade of at least C- or registration for one of the following: Mathematics M 305G, 408C, 408D, 408K, 408L, 408M, 408N, 408S, Statistics and Scientific Computation 302; and an appropriate score on the ALEKS chemistry placement examination; or consent of University Extension advisor.