Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation A.S.

Course Description

General College Chemistry I

A course using chemical principles to explain chemical phenomena. Units, significant figures, dimensional analysis, and math and calculators as tools; chemical symbols, atomic structure, bonding, and the periodic table; anions, cations, molecules, acids, bases, formula writing, and nomenclature; classification of chemical reactions, equation writing, solutions, and stoichiometry. Additional topics to be taken from the gaseous state, the liquid state, the solid state, and thermochemistry. Prerequisite: placement in CHEM 121 or higher and high school algebra, or placement in MATH 102 or higher, or CHEM 101 with a C- or better 3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall or spring semester This course satisfies SUNY General Education Requirements for “Natural Sciences” as long as students also enroll in the lab. These credits count toward the Math and/or Science (List B) requirements for graduation.

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William S. Snyder
Chair - Environmental Sciences Department
(315) 684-6237
snyderw@morrisville.edu
Bicknell Hall, Room 107

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Admissions Requirements

The Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation A.S. program will require a minimum of 64 credit hours of instruction. The specific required courses in the program will satisfy the general education requirements in eight areas or pillars.

A physical science requirement is satisfied with 8 credits of chemistry and/or physics. Students lacking high school chemistry will also be required to take CHEM 101-Basic Chemistry for preparation. A mathematics proficiency through Math 103 (Algebra & Trigonometry III) is required. Students must also complete at least 9 credits of NATR/ENSC/AGRO electives.