Apr 13, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog
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CHEM& 162 - General Chemistry with Lab II

5 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.

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day

Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Students majoring in physical, life, or health sciences, or engineering.
Active Date 20170622T08:37:26

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 66
Degree Distributions:
  • Science
  • Science Lab

Course Outline
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
  8. Equilibrium
  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
  14. Electrochemistry

Student Learning Outcomes
Properly perform laboratory operations to obtain and process data to arrive at conclusions.

Accurately explain the fundamental concepts of general chemistry themes.

Accurately solve problems using quantitative methods.

Accurately perform descriptive and operational problem solving based on a given theory.

Work effectively with others and communicate effectively in writing and orally.

6. Will be able to do self-directed study.

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