Official course description: Prerequisites: pass the Chemistry Placement Examination (CPE) and exemption from or pass ELM examination or completion of CHEM 115 with a ā€œCā€ (2.0) or better. For majors and minors in the physical and biological sciences. Principles of chemistry: stoichiometry, acids, bases, redox reactions, gas laws, solid and liquid states, changes of state, modern atomic concepts, periodicity and chemical bonding. Laboratory: elementary syntheses, spectroscopy and volumetric quantitative analysis. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours aboratory, 2 hours activity)