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General Chemistry 1 with Lab

CHEM 103: General Chemistry 1 with Lab

Credits: 4



Department: Chemistry

A systematic exploration of the fundamental principles of chemistry with an emphasis on the metric system, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, atomic structure, chemical bonding, states of matter and solutions.

Credits: 4

High school chemistry (recommended, but not required)

Course Topics

Module 1:  Fundamental terminology and measurement system.

Module 2: Chemical reactions (common types and balancing), redox equations, mol concepts. 

Module 3: Thermochemistry, including temperature-change and phase-change calorimetry, thermochemical equations, heats of reaction and Hess’s Law.

Module 4: Treatment of atomic structure including determination of electron configuration and orbital diagrams.

Module 5: Detailed treatment of ionic and covalent intra-molecular bonding and various types of inter-molecular bonding.

Module 6:  Detailed structure of the liquid and solid phases of matter are studied in this module and used to illustrate and explain phase changes and phase change diagrams of water.

Lab Topics

Lab 1:
Equipment / Safety

Lab 2: Chemical Reactions

Lab 3: Quantitative Analysis

Lab 4: Thermochemistry

Lab 5: Gas Law Experiment

Lab 6: Bonding and Properties

Lab 7: Molality/Colligative Property Experiment

Lab 8: Molar Mass

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