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SCC 201 General Chemistry I

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Course content


Lab Handouts, Manuals and Safety

SCC 201 Lab Handouts and Manuals

Forms and Safety for All Chemistry Labs

(Source: LAGCC Natural Sciences Department)

Homework and Assignments

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Homework modules have been developed on MyOpenMath and are being piloted in Fall II. MyOpenMath is a free, open source, online course management system for mathematics and other quantitative fields. Functions include randomizing questions, online tests, discussion forum, and automatic grading.

Full rollout is scheduled for Spring 2020. Enrolled students will receive information from the instructor to access their course.


Free E-Textbook 

chemistry2e

Chemistry 2e is an optional textbook in Spring I 2020. For a few sections, it will the be required textbook, as a pilot. Chemistry 2e is free to read online and to download (PDF, Kindle).  (Book URL: https://openstax.org/details/books/chemistry-2e)
Flowers, P., Theopold, K., Langley, R., & Robinson, W. (2019). Chemistry 2e. Houston, Texas : OpenStax. Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.

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Textbook problem solutions

To access OpenStax free ancillary resources, such as lecture slides and solutions to problems, create a free account for faculty or students.

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Syllabus

The syllabus contains information on Course materials, Instructional Objectives,  Grading Scheme and Standards, Homework Assignments, Attendance and other policies, Class schedule and instructors, and Laboratory requirements and experiments. All sections of General Chemistry I have the same syllabus.

Download Syllabus for Spring 1 2020 or read online

SCC 201 Course Description

This course is part I of a two-semester sequence covering concepts of General Chemistry. It is intended for students planning to major in science or engineering who require one year of chemistry. Among the topics studied are atomic structure, chemical bonding and reactivity, quantitative relationships in chemical reactions, thermochemistry, and gases. CUNY Pathways: Flexible Core-Scientific World OR Required Core-Life & Physical Sciences. Enrollment Requirements: Pre-requisites of ENG 99 or CUNY Writing exemption AND CSE 99 or CUNY Reading exemption AND MAT 115 are required.   Credits 4

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References: Chemistry OER

  • Chemistry OER
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