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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2017-2018 Catalog 
    Sep 18, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHM 107 - Kitchen Chemistry

Prerequisite: MAT 099  or appropriate score on placement test.
(4 Credits)
Intended for the non-major, this course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic and organic chemistry thorough the perspective of food and cooking. This course includes topics of scientific method, measurements, unit conversions, physical and chemical properties, reactions, acid and base chemistry, stoichiometry, biomolecules, chromatography, and spectroscopy. The specific objective of the course are to provide the basic vocabulary or chemistry and a basic understanding of the experimental process as it relates to food and cooking. This course will satisfy a General Education lab science requirement for non-science majors. It does not replace CHM-101, nor will it serve as an acceptable prerequisite for any degree program or course which requires CHM-101 or CHM-103. Laboratory fee required. 45 hours of lecture and 45 hours of laboratory.

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