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CHEM 1050 - Introduction to Chemistry
Fall 2017, Section 02

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
000058 CHEM 1050 02 Introduction to Chemistry
08/21 - 12/15
08/21 - 12/15
12:00pm - 12:50pm
1:00pm - 2:50pm
4.0 Open Anorve-Andress, Kyle
Anorve-Andress, Kyle
Location: Rainy River Community College
Building/Room: RRCC Science Building S 119
Building/Room: RRCC Science Building S 101

Meeting Details
8/21/2017 - 12/15/2017 M W F 12:00pm - 12:50pm RRCC Science Building S 119 Anorve-Andress, Kyle
8/21/2017 - 12/15/2017 T 1:00pm - 2:50pm RRCC Science Building S 101 Anorve-Andress, Kyle

Location Details
Offered through: Rainy River Community College.
Campus: Rainy River Community College. Location: Rainy River Community College.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 20 Enrolled: 17 Seats Remaining: 3

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
This course requires either of these prerequisite categories
1. A score of 78 on test Accuplacer Reading Comprehension
2. Both of these
A score of 18 on test ACT English
A score of 21 on test ACT Reading

Full refund is available until August 25, 2017, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 22, 2017.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $630.48
Tuition -nonresident: $788.08
Approximate Course Fees: $79.40

Course Level

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 02 - Critical Thinking
    • Gather factual information and apply it to a given problem in a manner that is relevant, clear, comprehensive, and conscious of possible bias in the information selected.
    • Imagine and seek out a variety of possible goals, assumptions, interpretations, or perspectives which can give alternative meanings or solutions to given situations or problems.
    • Analyze the logical connections among the facts, goals, and implicit assumptions relevant to a problem or claim; generate and evaluate implications that follow from them.
  • Goal 03 - Natural Science
    • Demonstrate understanding of scientific theories.
    • Formulate and test hypotheses by performing laboratory, simulation, or field experiments in at least two of the natural science disciplines. One of these experimental components should develop, in greater depth, students' laboratory experience in the collection of data, its statistical and graphical analysis, and an appreciation of its sources of error and uncertainty.
    • Communicate their experimental findings, analyses, and interpretations both orally and in writing.
    • Evaluate societal issues from a natural science perspective, ask questions about the evidence presented, and make informed judgments about science-related topics and policies.
  • Goal 10 - People/Environment
    • Describe the basic institutional arrangements (social, legal, political, economic, religious) that are evolving to deal with environmental and natural resource challenges.
    • Evaluate critically environmental and natural resource issues in light of understandings about interrelationships, ecosystems, and institutions.
    • Propose and assess alternative solutions to environmental problems.
    • Articulate and defend the actions they would take on various environmental issues.

This class will serve as a survey course for non-majors as well as a preparatory course for those wanting to go on to CHEM 1090. The preparatory part of the course covers the basic principles of inorganic and organic chemistry with an emphasis on the structure of the atom, elements and compounds, solution chemistry, stoichiometry, and the mathematical relationships found in chemical problem solving. The survey part of the course deals with everyday topics such as air and water pollution, food additives, drugs, plastics, the environment, and some biochemical topics. The importance of chemical nomenclature for inorganic compounds will be covered. A chemistry background is not required in order to take this course. No credit can be earned if student has earned a grade of C or better in CHEM 1090 Principles of Chemistry I. Hours per week: Lecture-3; Lab-2. MNTC: 2/3/10

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