CHEM 161 :: General Chemistry I
Fall 2012 @Kapiolani CC

31572, 31573
Credit Hours:
Naresh Pandya
(808) 734-9318 (Ph)
(808) 734-9151 (Fax)
Instructional Mode:
Instructional Mode:
08/20/2012 - 12/14/2012
Course Prerequisites:
MATH 103 or higher math level or placement into MATH 135.

Recommended Preparation:
MATH 135.
Course Description:
CHEM 161 introduces the basic principles of chemistry including metric system, atomic and molecular structure, periodic trends and chemical bonding, mole concept, writing and balancing equations, stoichiometry, and heat of reaction.

These chemistry class CRNs 31572, 31573 are conducted on the internet.

For more information contact the instructor at
Books may be purchased at the Kapiolani CC bookstore or ordered online at If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS.
Technical Requirements:
Is a distance learning class for you? Please go the following url, and take a "Self Assessment Quiz" to find out if distance learning is for you.

The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information:

For more information about Laulima please go to:
Additional Notes:
This class is on a 16 week schedule and it is not self-paced. Homework assignments and tests will have deadlines. One week prior to the start of the semester, log into with your username and password to check for announcements from your instructor. Students must have broadband access to the internet, Firefox or Internet Explorer browser, and a UH e-mail account that they check regularly.

All exams must be taken in a proctored testing center. For class information or other inquiries contact the instructor via email (
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