Apr 13, 2021
CHEM& 162 - General Chemistry with Lab II5 Credits
General chemistry for science and engineering majors. The second course in a three-quarter sequence includes gas laws; intermolecular forces; properties of pure liquids and solids; crystal structures; concentration units and physical properties of solutions; equilibrium; acid-base theory and equilibrium applications; chemical thermodynamics; and electrochemistry. One credit of laboratory is included.
Pre-requisite(s) CHEM& 161 min 1.5
Course Note MATH& 141 recommended. Previously CHEM 152.
Designed to Serve Students majoring in physical, life, or health sciences, or engineering.
Active Date 2011-06-14
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 66
Degree Distributions: AA Science, Science Lab
Topics will include the following, not necessarily in this order, with laboratory work paralleling lecture content.
1. Gas Laws and Kinetic-Molecular Theory
2. Intermolecular Forces and Properties of Pure Liquids and Solids
3. Crystal Structures
4. The Dissolving Process
5. Concentration Units
6. Solution Stoichiometry
7. Colligative Properties of Solutions
9. Le Chatelier’s Principle
10. Acid-Base Theory
11. Acid-Base Equilibria and pH Calculations
12. Buffers and pH during Titrations
13. Chemical Thermodynamics
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Will be familiar with laboratory operations and the use of data to arrive at conclusions.
2. Will understand fundamental concepts of the topics listed above.
3. Will be able to problem solve quantitatively.
4. Will be able to perform descriptive and operational problem solving.
5. Will be able to work with others.
6. Will be able to do self-directed study.
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