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Introductory Chemistry OnlineOcean County College is one of the first community colleges in the Northeastern United States to develop a college level introductory chemistry course and place it totally online with both content and laboratory being directed via distance learning. Log in to Ocean Cruiser and click "my online courses".

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Students must purchase lab kit

Independent Laboratory Exercises Laboratory Manual and Lab Kit: available through LabPaq, Denver Colorado. LabPaq

(Chemistry LabPaq: CK-101)

Students wait to purchase the laboratory kit the class begins. The kit ships in one day from LabPaq.

CHEM 180 Introductory Chemistry

A one-semester laboratory course designed for those who have not had a high-school science background or for those who have graduated from high school ten or more years ago. This course may be especially useful for those students preparing to enter the para-medical training programs or those wishing to prepare for college chemistry. The following are covered in this course: measurement, matter and energy, elements and compounds, atomic structure, periodic law, nomenclature, equation-writing, ichiometrics, pneumatics, solutions, acids, bases, salts, and oxidation-reduction. High school algebra or MATH 011 recommended.

This course is a wonderful choice for those interested in entering the One Day per Week Nursing Program who have not had high school chemistry or who took it many years ago.

Required Book

Basic Chemistry with Mastering Chemistry 3e

Karen Timberlake

The book provides clear and logical explanations of chemical concepts, a step-by-step approach to problem solving, varied levels of questions and problems, and worked-out examples relating to the real world. Mastering Chemistry is an integrated suite of resources containing an online version of the textbook, homework management tools and interactive presentation resources.


Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees are based on 4 semester hours and a $100 DL fee.


The At-Home Science kits are safe, cost-effective and environment-friendly. The kits include a lab manual plus the basic equipment and supplies required to complete the full semester of lab assignments described in each manual. Students need to carefully follow the safety guidelines provided.

Who should take this course online?
Student with laptop computer


If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Maysa Hayward, Dean of E-Learning @ email address: