CHEM 101

Fundamentals of Chemistry from Atoms to Materials

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3-0

Introduction to theories of atomic and molecular structure. Description of materials properties with a focus on phases, intermolecular forces, band structure and conductivity. Introduction to organic materials, including polymers. Laboratory emphasizes chemical techniques typically needed in a scientific environment including observing, recording and discussing experimental data.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of CHEM 101, CHEM 100, CHEM 124, CHEM 140, CHEM 150.


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

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

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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