University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vc210: Chemistry


Course description: This course provides an introduction to the major concepts of chemistry, including the microscopic picture of atomic and molecular structure, periodic trends in the chemical reactivity, the energetics of chemical reactions, and the nature of chemical equilibria. Students will be introduced to the fundamental principles of modern chemistry, the descriptive chemistry of the elements, and to the underlying theories that account for observed macroscopic behavior. Students will learn to think critically, examine experimental data, and form generalizations about data as chemists do.   
Credit hours:  4 credits
Pre-requisites: High school Chemistry, 3 years high school Math.
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