Official course description: This course is the first course in a two semester sequence required for more advanced study in chemistry, biochemistry, and biology. It is intended for students in the physical and life sciences, science education, medical sciences, and pre-engineering students. It is designed to provide a thorough knowledge of facts and theory in the fundamental areas of chemistry. As appropriate, topics are presented in terms of contemporary scientific issues such as global warming, energy production and hazardous waste. The relationship between chemistry and society is discussed