Principles of Chemistry - Part 1 (CHEM 1083)

This course examines the properties of matter. Core topics include safety in a laboratory environment, thermochemistry, the gas laws and reaction kinetics. Optional topics include the electronic structure of atoms, the periodic table and properties of elements, chemical bonding and molecular shapes.

Both Chemistry 1083 and Chemistry 1093 are required for covering the chemistry topics contained in high school courses up to and including the Grade 12 level.

Chemistry 1083 and Chemistry 1093 may be taken at the same time or in any order.
Course code: CHEM 1083
Credits: 3.0
Length: 60.0 hours
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Chemistry 11 or equivalent; English 10 or equivalent (English 11 is strongly recommended); Precalculus 11 (successfully completed within the last 3 years, a minimum score of 72% on the Intermediate Algebra Math Assessment, or equivalent); if the Math prerequisite is not met, MATH 0861 or MATH 1061 must be taken at the same time as CHEM 1083.