CHEM 153 Fall 2014 Introductory Concepts of Chemistry: Advanced Section (Q)

This course furthers the foundation in chemistry for students who have had one year or more of chemistry at the high school level. Familiarity with stoichiometry, basic concepts of equilibria, and the model of an atom is expected. Principal topics for this course include kinetic theory of gases, modern atomic theory, molecular structure and bonding, states of matter, chemical equilibrium (acid-base and solubility), and an introduction to atomic and molecular spectroscopies. Laboratory work includes synthesis, qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis, and molecular modeling. The course is of interest to students who anticipate professional study in chemistry, related sciences, or one of the health professions, as well as to those who want to explore the fundamental ideas of chemistry as part of their general education.
Class Format: lecture, three hours per week; laboratory, four hours per week
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation is based on quantitative weekly problem set assignments, laboratory work and reports, hour tests, and a final exam
Additional Info: information about the Chemistry Placement Test can be found at http://chemistry.williams.edu/placement/
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Prerequisites: students are required to take the online Chemistry Placement Test by June 23 and to meet with a faculty member during First Days
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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 Group EC-A Electives
Enrollment Limit: none
Expected Enrollment: 36
Class Number: 1845
CLASSES ATTR INSTRUCTORS TIMES CLASS NUMBER ENRL CONSENT
CHEM 153 - 01 (F) LEC Concepts Chem: Adv Section (Q) Division 3: Science and MathematicsQuantitative and Formal Reasoning Amy Gehring
MWF 09:00 AM-09:50 AM Chemistry 202 1845 Open
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