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CHEM 1A, 1B, 25, 30A, 30B: If you have not taken the prerequisite(s) at Foothill College, you will not be allowed to register without an equivalency form from the counseling office or waiver from the division office.

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An introductory course covering basic principles of chemistry more descriptive than quantitative in emphasis. Topics include atomic structure, the periodic table, the three states of matter, energy, chemical bonding in ionic and molecular compounds, nomenclature, measurement and the metric system, chemical reactions and equations, solutions, acids, bases, salts and electrolyte systems. Primarily intended for students entering the allied health field including: nursing, veterinary technology, dental assistant, dental hygiene, biotechnology, primary care associate, radiation therapy technology, radiological technology, respiratory therapy, and pharmaceutical technology.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the mathematics placement test or MATH 217 or 220.
Advisory: UC will grant transfer credit for a maximum of one course from the following: CHEM 25, 30A or 30B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Natural Sciences
Transferability: CSU and UC
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