This course examines why and how chemical reactions take place. Core topics include safety in a laboratory environment, chemical equilibrium (qualitative and quantitative aspects, equilibrium in acidbase systems, additional aspects of aqueous equilibria) and electrochemistry. This course provides an insight into the role of chemistry in industry and its role in the explanation of natural phenomena encountered in everyday life. Stoichiometry is reviewed.
Chemistry 0983 and Chemistry 0993 may be taken at the same time or in any order.
Chemistry 0983 and Chemistry 0993 are required for completion of ABE Provincial level Chemistry.
Course code: CHEM 0993
Length: 96.0 hours
PrerequisitesEnglish 10 or equivalent
Chemistry 11 or equivalent
Pre-calculus 11 (successfully completed within the last 3 years), or a minimum score of 72% on the Intermediate Algebra Math Assessment, or equivalent
If the Math prerequisite is not met, MATH 0861 and 0871 must be taken at the same time as CHEM 0983 and 0993.
English 11 strongly recommended
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.