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INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY SPRING 2008 INSTRUCTOR: DR. HARMAN; jharman@southplainscollege.edu ; ROOM 114; 894- 9611 EXT. 2327. OFFICE HOURS: MW, 1:00-2:30 PM AND 5:15-5:45 PM; TTH, 8:30-9:30 AM AND 1:00-2:00 PM. If I am in my office you are welcome to come in and talk with me. If there is a need, I will meet students at Reese Center on Friday between the hours of 9:00 to noon. Friday sessions will be in Building 8, room 830 and are by appointment – you must let me know you want to meet with me at Reese on any given Friday. TEXT: Chemistry - An introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry. Karen Timberlake (9 th Ed.). Lab Manual: Introduction to Chemistry I. Jesse Yeh. REQUIRED MATERIALS. The textbook and laboratory manual. A scientific calculator, not a graphing calculator. You may not use your cell phone as a calculator during exams. The text comes with supplementary material that you will find useful. Goggles (available at the bookstore) must be worn in the laboratory when we are working with chemicals – own a pair and have them with you when attending the lab. COURSE DESCRIPTION and PURPOSE. This course is introductory to the principles and applications of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry. The course fulfills the requirements for a one semester chemistry course for allied health professionals. It also fulfills the basic chemistry requirement for anatomy and physiology. (THIS COURSE WILL NOT SUBSTITUTE FOR CHEM 1411). COURSE OBJECTIVES. CHEM 1406 provides basic chemical knowledge for people living in a world of advancing technology, an understanding of the basic chemical nature of our world, and a laboratory experience designed to enhance their appreciation of science and of the role of the clinical laboratory in the hospital. CLASS ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION. Lecture and laboratory attendance is mandatory. If you miss 5 classes throughout the semester you will be dropped from the course with an X. If you miss 3 consecutive classes for any reason you will be dropped from the course with an X. Class participation in and of itself is not a grade requirement, you are more than welcome to ask questions during class. You are expected to take notes and to be attentive to instruction. CHEATING AND CLASSROOM ETIQUITE. Cheating will not be tolerated. Turn your cell phone off before you enter the classroom for lecture. Once my lecture starts I require that there be no extemporaneous talking or distractions. Hats may be worn during lecture, but will not be worn during an exam. Students with disabilities, including but not limited to physical, psychiatric, or learning disabilities, who wish to request accommodations in this class should notify the Special Services Office early in the semester so that the appropriate arrangements may be made. In accordance with federal law, a student requesting accommodations must provide acceptable documentation of his/her disability to the Special Services Coordinator. For more information, call or
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