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General Chemistry for Science Majors Sequence A

This collection contains the California Open Educational Resources Council (CA OER) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for General Chemistry for Science Majors Sequence A (common course-id CHEM 120 S), one of the top 50 college courses identified for inclusion in the California Open Online Library for Education (COOLforEd).

CID Number: CHEM 120 S

General Course Description - CHEM 120 S:

This is a one-year course sequence in chemistry intended for majors in the natural sciences (chemistry, biochemistry, biology, physics, pre-medicine), mathematics, and engineering.

Minimum Units: 10.0, including at least 2 units of laboratory


Prerequisites: Intermediate Algebra; CHEM 110 is a prerequisite for the second semester of General Chemistry

Corequisites: None

Advisories/Recommendations: None

Pedagogical Approach


Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

The American Chemical Society (ACS) General Chemistry Guide and the General Chemistry examinations provide information on topics and indicate an appropriate level of this sequence of courses, including learning goals and objectives. At the conclusion of this course, each student should be able to employ standard laboratory techniques appropriate to the course content, such as titration.


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  • General Chemistry: Principles, Patterns, and Applications
    This is a free textbook offered by Saylor Foundation. The overall goal of the authors with General Chemistry:... More
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry
    Fundamentals of Chemistry (Open (Access) Textbook)
    This book is about fundamental concepts that any chemistry student should not only be aware of but proficient at. This... More
  • Concept Development Studies in Chemistry
    Concept Development Studies in Chemistry (Open (Access) Textbook)
    Concept Development Studies in Chemistry is an online textbook for an Introductory General Chemistry course, written... More
  • Chemistry
    Chemistry (Open (Access) Textbook)
    Chemistry is designed for the two-semester general chemistry course. For many students, this course provides the... More
  • General Chemistry
    General Chemistry (Open (Access) Textbook)
    The modern human experience places a large emphasis upon the material world. From the day of our birth to the day we... More