SCC 201 General Chemistry I

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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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Free E-Textbook 


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:
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

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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.

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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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