CHEM 101

Properties of Materials

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3-0

Introduction to the modern theory of atomic structure and its relation to chemical bonding. Introduction to organic chemistry and modern materials, including polymer chemistry. Laboratory emphasizes skills typically needed in a scientific environment including observing, recording and discussing experimental data. Basic chemical techniques are introduced using a variety of different types of experiments.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of CHEM 101, CHEM 100, CHEM 124, CHEM 140, CHEM 150.
  • Students who have completed an advanced mathematics course equivalent to Pre-Calculus 12 or Principles of Mathematics 12 may request permission to register in the course.
  • Students without Chemistry 12 must also enroll in CHEM 091 if they wish to take CHEM 102.


  • Chemistry 11; and
  • Pre-Calculus 12 or Principles of Mathematics 12; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Chemistry offered by the Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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