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General Chemistry I

Catalog number: CHEx101

Description: The Excelsior College Examination, General Chemistry I, measures knowledge and understanding of material typically taught in a one-semester, three-credit, lower-level undergraduate course in chemistry. The content of the examination corresponds with course offerings such as Freshman Chemistry, Introduction to Chemistry, and College Chemistry. The examination is based on material usually presented in a first semester course in general chemistry. The examination topics include theory and problem solving in chemical reactions, atomic structures and periodic trends, chemical bonding, states of matter, gases, and energy. A familiarity with college algebra or higher is assumed.

Exam Type: Multiple Choice

Credit / Level: 3.0 / Lower

Exam Fee: $110*

* Fee shown is for the exam only. Other associated expenses such as books and study resources, or travel, lodging, or providing any required documentation or background checks, are additional.


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