Official course description: Prerequisites: A score of 60 percent (%) or higher on the Chemistry Placement Examination, or a grade of “B-” or better in CHE 1073 and a grade of “B-” or better in MAT 1073, or admission through the Honors College. The first of a two-part introduction to the chemical sciences for chemistry majors and other students interested in the chemical sciences. An introduction to chemical reactions and atomic-molecular structure, including chemical formulas and stoichiometry, the periodic system of elements, electrons in atoms, valency, chemical bonding, states of matter, solutions, chemical equilibrium, and acids and bases. (Same as CHE 1103. Credit cannot be earned for both CHE 1103 and CHE 1143.).