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    Merrimack College
  Feb 21, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

CHM 1210 - Chemistry for the Health Professions I

Credits: 4
In this course, fundamental chemical principles will be covered and their relationship to health-related professions will be discussed. Topics to be covered include: measurements and units; classification of matter; atoms and elements; ionic and molecular structure; chemical reactions and their stoichiometry, energetics, rates, and equilibria; the properties of matter as gases, liquids, solids, and solutions; acids and bases; and nuclear chemistry. This course is the first of a two-course sequence intended for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine majors. This course is not intended for students interested in pursuing a career as a physician’s assistant or nurse practitioner or for thoseinterested in medical, dental or veterinary school.
Prerequisite(s): MTH 1000  or placing out of MTH 1000  on the math placement test.
Fulfills: STEM requirement in LS Core.
When Offered: Every fall semester.
Three hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory per week.