CHEM 155 Fall 2012 Principles of Modern Chemistry (Q)

This course provides a foundation in chemistry for those students who are anticipating professional study in chemistry, related sciences, or one of the health professions, as well as for those students who are interested in exploring the fundamental ideas of chemistry as part of their general education. This course is designed for those students with strong preparation in secondary school chemistry and will focus on topics in physical and inorganic chemistry and their practical applications, providing a foundation for advanced study in these areas. Topics include chemical thermodynamics, kinetics, structure and bonding, coordination chemistry, electrochemistry and spectroscopy and their application to fields such as materials science, industrial, environmental, biological, and medicinal chemistry.
Laboratory work includes synthesis, characterization, and reactivity of coordination complexes, electrochemical analysis, materials chemistry, qualitative analysis, and molecular modeling.
Class Format: lecture, three hours per week; laboratory, four hours per week
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on quantitative weekly problem set assignments, laboratory work and reports, hour tests, and a final exam
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Prerequisites: placement exam administered during First Days and permission of instructor
Enrollment Preference: none
Department Notes: one of CHEM 151 or 153 or 155 required for the BIMO concentration
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Divisional Attributes: Division III,Quantitative and Formal Reasoning
Other Attributes: BIMO Required Courses, ENVS Environmental Chemistry Electives,MTSC Related Courses
Enrollment Limit: none
Expected Enrollment: 25
Class Number: 1027
CLASSES ATTR INSTRUCTORS TIMES CLASS NUMBER
CHEM155-01(F) LEC Principles of Modern Chemistry (Q) Division 3: Science and MathematicsQuantitative and Formal Reasoning Enrique Peacock-Lopez
MWF 08:00 AM-08:50 AM Chemistry 202 1027
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