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VTTK 1925 - Applied Principles of Chemistry for Veterinary Technology

Credits: 2

This is an eight week course in which students learn the basic facts, concepts, and terminology of chemistry as an application for Veterinary Technology. An effort is made to relate content to common veterinary medical scenarios and provide a foundation for the study of biology, pharmacology and other medically related science courses. Topics include matter and its physical states, atomic structure, the periodic table, simple nomenclature, chemical reactions and rates, equilibrium solution chemistry and concentrations, chemical bonding, gas laws, and acids, bases and buffers. Special attention is made to the concepts of tonicity and osmolarity.

Prerequisite: An appropriate score on the Reading placement exam.
Pre/Corequisite: MATH 0903  must be completed with a grade of C or better; or MATH 0903  must be taken at the same time as this course; or an appropriate score on the Math placement exam.

Lecture Hours: 2

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