Official course description: First semester in the two-semester general chemistry sequence for the sciences. Begins with concepts of atomic structure and develops the principles of modern chemistry. Emphasis on connections between atomic/molecular structure and observed behavior. Students continuing with CHM 116 are advised to take MTH 122 or 125 concurrently with CHM 115. (4-1-3) Offered every semester. Prerequisites: High School Chemistry, MTH 110 or MTH 122 or MTH 125 or MTH 201. Fulfills Physical Sciences with lab Foundation.