CHEM 108: General Lab Chemistry for Health Professions
A systematic exploration of the fundamental laws, theories and mathematical concepts of inorganic, organic and biological chemistry designed to contain comprehensive information needed for health professions study.
Prerequisites: High school chemistry (recommended, but not required)
Module 1: Matter, metric measurements, atomic theory, periodic table, naming and writing of formulas.
Module 2: Balancing/writing molecular and ionic reactions, redox balancing, molarity, stoichiometric calculations, percent composition, empirical formula.
Module 3: Kinetic-molecular theory, gas laws, quantum theory of atoms, electron configuration, periodic table, periodic properties.
Module 4: Ionic and molecular bonding, octet rule, Lewis structures, molecular geometry.
Module 5: Rate laws, reaction mechanisms, activation energy, catalysis, chemical equilibria.
Module 6: Acids and bases, pH calculations, titration calculations, acid-base equilibria, buffers.
Module 7: Organic chemistry, spectroscopy.
Module 8: Biochemistry, nuclear reactions, radiation, half-life.
Lab 1: Equipment / Safety / Mass - Volume measurement
Lab 2: Density determination
Lab 3: Quantitative and Qualitative analysis
Lab 4: Reaction chemistry
Lab 5: Bonding Type by Solubility, Distillation and Spectroscopy
Lab 6: Measuring Kc and Shifting Chemical Equilibria
Lab 7: Acid-Base titrations
Lab 8: Organic Synthesis
Lab 9: Inorganic Synthesis
Lab 10: Urinalysis