Basic concepts of chemistry, the periodic table and its relation to atomic structure and chemical properties. How the understanding of changes in matter and energy is important in both living and nonliving systems. Work of the chemist and the interactions of chemistry with other activities of humankind. No credit for students with credit in any other college chemistry course. Discussion 3 periods, Lab 2 periods. May be taken without Lab for 3 units.Prerequisite: student must have satisfied university entrance requirements in English and mathematics.