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Gain competencies in the fundamental principles, theories, and concepts of chemistry in this course designed for the non-science major. Take this self-paced, online course anytime, anywhere, and most courses can be accessed from any device.

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This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 12 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes), and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests), with an overall score of 70% or better. The assessments for this course may require access to the periodic table of elements, a calculator, and other equations and charts provided within the tutorial associated with those questions. An accessible version of the periodic table provided by WebElements. A free online scientific calculator can be found at Desmos I Scientific Calculator.

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Learning outcomes

<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:</p> <ul><li>Understand the foundation and utility of chemistry as it relates to the measurement, organization, and behavior of matter.</li><li>Explain and quantify the reactions and energy associated with matter.</li><li>Describe the properties and behavior of solids, liquids, gases, and solutions.</li><li>Compare acids and bases, the major chemical cycles, pollutants, and common organic and biological molecules.</li></ul>
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