Basic principles of contemporary chemistry. Topics include stoichiometry, nomenclature, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonding, molecular geometry, thermochemistry, gas laws and the kinetic theory of gases, chemical reactions, and phase changes. Laboratory techniques introduce qualitative and quantitative analyses. Recommended for students pursuing a degree in natural science, health science, or engineering. One year of high school chemistry STRONGLY recommended. 4 Credits (3 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): MTH006 or MTH124 or Placement by Examination.