Official course description: Prerequisites: A passing score on the Chemistry Placement Examination. Corequisite: MATH 109 or higher. Students not planning to continue onto CHEM 111B may be concurrently enrolled in MATH 109. Other students need to be concurrently enrolled in MATH 113 or MATH 115 or MATH 119A or MATH 122. One year of high school chemistry is strongly recommended. (This course is recommended for those intending to pursue careers in science or engineering.). First semester of a two-semester sequence (CHEM 111A and CHEM 111B). Introduction to principles of chemistry including chemical reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, electronic structure, bonding, and properties of solids, liquids, gases, and solutions. Letter grade only (A-F). Credit in CHEM 90 or CHEM 101 does not substitute for a passing score on the Chemistry Placement Examination.