General Chemistry

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    General Chemistry

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Open to both science and math majors and non-majors who have taken Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Calculus.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course provides an introduction to the fundamental theories of inorganic chemistry including the structure of atoms, electronic structure, bonding, reactions in aqueous media, gas behavior, intermolecular forces, and properties of solutions. Emphasis will be placed on developing the use of strategies for successful problem solving in chemistry and science, and on understanding how these skills are used to understand nature. At the end of this course the student will have the ability to analyze, interpret, and draw conclusions from chemical and scientific data; a basic understanding of chemical and scientific principles and their application to real-world chemical challenges; a means to identify common misconceptions about chemistry and science; and a strengthened knowledge of the relationships of chemistry and science with society. Lecture material is integrated with applied techniques, data analysis, and written reports in a laboratory setting.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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