Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: CHE                                     Course Number: 103                                    
Course Title: General Chemistry I
Subject: Chemistry
Minimum Credits: 5.0                                     Maximum Credits: 5.0                                     Hours per week: 7.5


A basic course in chemistry dealing with modern atomic and molecular theory. It introduces the basic properties and reactions of the elements and the compounds which will be explored in greater detail in General Chemistry II. Laboratory exercises stress principles of qualitative and semi-quantitative experimentation. They will foster a better understanding of chemical principles and ensure that the necessary skills are developed to work in a scientific laboratory safely and effectively. This course is designed for students with a science background and for Forensic Science and Fire Scinece majors. Regnts level high school chemistry is highly desired.

Prerequisite: Placement into MAT 141 or higher; or placement into MAT 104 or MAT 105 and a score of 80% or higher in the Chemistry Regents.
Corequisite: MAT 103, MAT 104, or MAT 105, or the equivalent.
Restrictions: Students who do not take the Chemistry Regents will need departmental permission.
General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Natural Sciences

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • 7 1/2 hours: 3 hours lecture, 1 1/2 hours recitation, 3 hours laboratory. These courses are designed for students with a science background and for Forensic Science majors. Regents level high school chemistry is desired.

Start Date:    06/27/2006                         End Date: