Chemistry I Course Description

Prerequisite:  Students must have successfully completed SC.02 Biology I before taking this course or have completed SC.02A Honors Biology I with a grade of 70% or lower.  Students should have passed or be currently enrolled in Algebra 1B or Geometry in order to take this course.

This course is designed for the student who intends to either enter the workforce upon graduation or attend a vocational school.  In this course students will be provided with instruction on fundamental topics within the field of chemistry.  Topics addressed in this course may include, but are not limited to, energy and matter, atomic structure, chemical bonding and reactions, nomenclature, gases and current developments in chemistry.  Students participate in laboratory exercises, small group activities and discussions.