CHEM 155 Fall 2014 Principles of Modern Chemistry (Q)

This course is intended for students with strong preparation in secondary school chemistry, for example through advanced placement courses (or equivalent) and laboratory experience. 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. This course is of interest for students who are anticipating professional study in chemistry, related sciences, or one of the health professions, as well as for students 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
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 Group EC-A Electives,ENVS Group EC-B Electives,MTSC Related Courses
Enrollment Limit: none
Expected Enrollment: 36
Class Number: 1848
CLASSES ATTR INSTRUCTORS TIMES CLASS NUMBER
CHEM 155 - 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 1848
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