Official course description: This is the first course in a three semester sequence, CHM1040, CHM1041 and CHM1046. This sequence includes two laboratories: CHM1045L to be taken concurrently with CHM-1041 and CHM1046L to be taken with CHM1046. Topics covered include: measurements, stoichiometry, atomic structure, periodic table, chemical bonding, ionic and covalent compounds, nomenclature, and formula writing.