CHE 106/107 General Chemistry I: In the lecture course, CHE 106 the basic concepts of necessary for continued study in chemistry and other professions requiring the subject - such as medicine, biology, engineering, and physics - are covered. In the laboratory course, CHE 107, basic laboratory procedures and techniques are taught.

CHE 116/117 General Chemistry II: As with CHE 106, the grade for the lecture part of the course is based on four tests and a final exam that covers all the material addressed during the semester. Laboratory grades are based on a student's performance on individual laboratory exercises and on a comprehensive laboratory final exam.