Official course description: Prerequisites: Passing grade on Chemistry Placement Examination or grade of “C-” or better in CHE 1073, and completion of MAT 1073 with a grade of “C-” or better. Concurrent enrollment in CHE 1121 is recommended. An introduction to descriptive inorganic chemistry and atomic-molecular structure, including such fundamental concepts as the periodic system of elements, valency, chemical bonding, reactions and reaction mechanisms, stoichiometry, equilibria, acids and bases, thermochemistry, molecular-kinetic theory, and states of matter. Credit cannot be earned for both CHE 1103 and CHE 1143.