1South Plains CollegeCommon Course Syllabus: CHEM 1411Revised 01/10/2020Department:ScienceDiscipline:ChemistryCourse Number:CHEM 1411Course section:005Course Title:General Chemistry IAvailable Formats:ConventionalCampuses:LevellandInstructor:Dr. Bangshing Wang, office S109Office Hours:M/W12:00–1:00 PM & 4:00–5:30 PMF8:30–11:30 AMCourse Description:CHEM1411: General Chemistry I. (4:3:3) Pre-requisite: MATH 1314(College Algebra) or equivalent academic preparation; high school chemistry is stronglyrecommended. Fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, healthsciences, and engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties ofmatter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity ofelemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure,solutions, properties of gases, and an introduction to thermodynamics and descriptivechemistry. Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented inlecture; introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, data collection andanalysis, and preparation of laboratory reportsPrerequisite:MATH 1314 (College Algebra) or equivalent academic preparation; highschool chemistry is strongly recommendedCredit:4Lecture:3Lab:3Textbook:Raymond Chang & Jason Overby, Chemistry 13th Edition. (ISBN 978-1-259-91115-6) (Recommended).
2Supplies: RequiredLAB MANUAL: CHEM1411 Lab Manual.Safety glasses/goggles.Scientific calculator. Usage of cell phonesWILL NOT BEallow on exam!Four maroon colored scantrons-Apperson Form 29240This course partially satisfies a Core Curriculum Requirement:Life and Physical Sciences Foundational Component Area (030)Core Curriculum Objectives addressed:Communications skills—to include effective written, oral and visualcommunicationCritical thinking skills—to include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, andanalysis, evaluation and synthesis of informationEmpirical and quantitative competency skills—to manipulate and analyzenumerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusionsTeamwork—to include the ability to consider different points of view and towork effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goalStudent Learning Outcomes:From Lecture:1.Define the fundamental properties of matter.2.Classify matter, compounds, and chemical reactions.3.Determine the basic nuclear and electronic structure of atoms.4.Identify trends in chemical and physical properties of the elements using thePeriodic Table.5.Describe the bonding in and the shape of simple molecules and ions.6.Solve stoichiometric problems.7.Write chemical formulas.8.Write and balance equations.9.Use the rules of nomenclature to name chemical compounds.10.Define the types and characteristics of chemical reactions.