This course will survey key chemical concepts in inorganic chemistry and is intended for science majors who have not had chemistry in high school or need the chemical and mathematical preparation for the General Chemistry sequence in fulfillment of the general education non-lab science requirements. Topics include atomic structure, bonding, periodicity, stoichiometry, gases, thermodynamics, solution chemistry, acids, bases, and intermolecular forces. Prerequisites: Grade of C- or higher in MATH 78E; appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088 or higher. This course does not satisfy the chemistry requirement for the nursing degree.