• Physical Setting/Applied Chemistry                                    

    This course develops the fundamental concepts of chemistry with major emphasis on the qualitative aspects needed to understand and appreciate the nature of chemistry. Topics of study include, Measurement, Matter and Energy, Atomic Structure, The Periodic Table, Kinetics, Acids and Bases and Organic Chemistry. Laboratory activities will serve to develop an appreciation of scientific methods and aid in the development of critical and creative thinking skills as 31 applied to problem solving. Much emphasis will be placed upon the practical application of chemical principals and how they can be applied to real world situations.