Official course description: A study of the fundamental concepts of chemistry – encompassing such topics as matter and measurement, atoms, molecules and ions, atomic and molecular structure, stoichiometric calculations, basic thermochemistry and theories of chemical bonding. This course is the introductory chemistry course for chemistry, biology and other quantitatively oriented majors and provides a rigorous introduction to chemistry, the comprehension of which is fundamental to a scientific understanding of the world around us. Students will be charged an additional Chemistry Lab Fee when enrolling in this course.