Home » 2011/2012 GE Model » GEST1010 / CHEM111 – Chemistry and Modern Society
Suggested Year of Study:Anytheme-2
Duration:1 Semester
Credit units:3
Offering unit:FST

Chemistry Supporting Group

Pre-requisites

None

Course Description

This course is designed for students that are non-chemistry majors and will be taught with a physical science basis. Firstly, overview of physical science will be introduced. Then, this course will emphasize the related application of chemistry that can benefit modern society. It provides an introduction to the study of the properties and changes in matter. Course emphasizes topics such as: classification of matter, chemical nomenclature, structure of atoms and compounds, the mole, chemical reactions, solids, liquid and gases.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Some understanding of the ways in which they can gain and apply knowledge of the natural world, of society, and of themselves;
  2. To better define and comprehend students own experiences in modern world;
  3. To think critically about application of scientific knowledge in society;
  4. Analytical skills developed by solving problem.