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Chemistry 1010/1015 – Introduction to Chemistry with Lab
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Last Updated: January 27, 2014

Creative Commons Chemistry 1110


This course is for students who have little or no previous knowledge of chemistry. The foundations of chemistry are presented to students who need preparation for further study in chemistry as well as to students who only want to take an introductory course. Topics covered include: chemical measurements, atomic structure, formulas, chemical reactions and equations, chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, molecules and chemical bonding, gas laws, liquids, solids, solutions, acids and bases.

This course is to be taken concurrently with the associated lab, Chemistry 1015.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students should:

  1. Understand and interpret basic chemical symbols, nomenclature, and equations;
  2. Understand and describe basic atomic molecular structure and reactions;
  3. Perform basic chemical calculations including dimensional analysis and stoichiometric problems; and
  4. Apply their understanding of chemistry to real-world situations.




Project Leader:

Charles H. Atwood
University of Utah 

Development Team Members:

Wendy Snow
  Pleasant Grove High School
Janette Duffin
  University of Utah