This foundations course is intended for any student registered for CHE 101 in the Spring semester. Students registered for CHE 116 may not also enroll for CHE 115. Students will be provided a review with remediation of skills needed for success in CHE 101, an introduction to CHE 101 concepts, laboratory skills and application of concepts to problem. Specific preview topics include atomic structure, the periodic table, and calculations with chemical equations. In-class problem solving work sessions will be utilized, both in groups and independently. There will be assigned problem sets, quizzes and tests. Performance on this work will inform individualized student study needs as preparation for CHE 101. Prior to entering CHE 101, individuals will also identify any needed fundamental skills, such as mathematics as it is used in CHE 101. The smaller class size facilitates students working with their instructor to develop an individualized plan for success in CHE 101.