The Advanced Placement Chemistry course is designed to prepare students to take the Advanced Placement Chemistry exam of the College Board. The topics covered are mass relationships, atomic structure, acid/base equilibrium, molecular equilibrium, thermodynamics, rates of reaction, electrochemistry, and bonding properties. The required labs are the activities commonly tested on the exam. Students are required to learn to write chemical equations based on the format required by the exam. Students are expected to comprehend a college level textbook and work independently on assignments. Having completed Honors Chemistry and Honors Algebra 2 and Trigonometry will facilitate success in the course. This course is highly recommended to any student who is planning to pursue a science or engineering degree in college.