GS 105 General Science: Chemistry

GS 105 - General Science: Chemistry


The general course breaks down into specific outcomes:

Primary Outcomes:

  • Understand and use the fundamental symbolic language of chemistry.
  • Understand the fundamental composition and structure of matter; explain and predict its corresponding behavior.
  • Understand the nature and types of energy; explain and predict its interaction with matter.
  • Use mathematics to understand and solve chemical problems.
  • Understand the process of scientific inquiry and apply the scientific method in the laboratory.
  • Apply chemical concepts to new situations in our lives.

Secondary Outcomes:

  • Develop/improve critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Share one's ideas and value others' ideas.
  • Employ teamwork and assessment tools for improving efficiency and gaining insight