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Courses - Fall 2020
CHEM
Chemistry Department Site
The College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences enforces course prerequisites. Students who do not meet the course prerequisites will be administratively dropped from the course.

Registration in course sections which begin with "SEF*" are restricted to students admitted into the Science in the Evening Program, administer ed through the Office of Extended Studies. For complete information, visit: OES website, email:oes@umd.edu, or call 301-405-7762.

CHEM131
Chemistry I - Fundamentals of General Chemistry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSNL (if taken with CHEM132) or DSNS
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Corequisite: CHEM132.
Recommended: For Science majors.
Credit only granted for: CHEM103, CHEM131, CHEM135, CHEM153 or CHEM146.
Formerly: CHEM103.
An overview of the Periodic Table, inorganic substances, ionic and covalent bonding, bulk properties of materials, chemical equilibrium, and quantitative chemistry. CHEM131 is the first course in a four-semester sequence for students majoring in the sciences, other than Chemistry and Biochemistry majors.
Students without the math pre-requisite will be administratively dropped.

For all sections (excluding the Freshmen Connection (FC) and Science in the Evening (PDS1) sections), there will be 3 hour exams which will take place at 7:00-8:15pm on Monday October 5, Monday November 2, and Monday December 7.
CHEM132
General Chemistry I Laboratory
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Corequisite: CHEM131.
Credit only granted for: CHEM103, CHEM132, CHEM136, CHEM143, CHEM147 or CHEM177.
Formerly: CHEM103.
Introduction to the quantification of chemical substances, including the concept of the mole and chemical stoichiometry. Additional work involves the synthesis of ionic substances and their qualitative characterization. Must be taken concurrently with CHEM131.
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.

Laboratory sessions will begin after the first lecture. Students must pay a $40.00 laboratory materials fee.
CHEM135
General Chemistry for Engineers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Credit only granted for: CHEM103, CHEM113, CHEM131, CHEM135, or CHEM146.
The nature and composition of matter, solutions, chemical reactions, equilibria, and electrochemistry, with applications to various fields of engineering.
For all sections of CHEM 135, there will be three hour exams which will take place at 7-8:15 p.m. on Wednesdays, dates to be announced.