151IN Syllabus S2009 - PimaCommunityCollege West Campus CHM...

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PimaCommunityCollege West Campus CHM 151IN General Chemistry I Syllabus for Spring 2009 Course Information: Course Prefix/Number: CHM 151 IN Course Title : General Chemistry I Semester: Spring 2009 CRN (Section Code): 25086 Class Days/Times: MW 10:20-1:30 Site/Room: SCI K-221 Credit Hours: 5.0 Teaching Format: Integrated Lecture and Lab Instructor Information: Name: David A. Katz Office: E-235 US Mail: Pima Community College 2202 W. Anklam Rd. Tucson, AZ 85709-0270 Phone/Voice Mail: (520) 206-6044 E-mail: dkatz@pima.edu Web site: http://www.chymist.com (Select Pima Chem Courses, then CHM 151 or General Chem Survival Manual) Availability: Office hours : MW 9:00-10:00 a.m.; 2:00-3:00 p.m. TTh 11:00-12:00 a.m.; 3:30-4:30 p.m. Generally, in addition to my office hours, I am in the office at least 30 minutes before or after class (if I am not in the lab). I am also available by appointment. Instructional Materials: Required Text : Kotz, John C., Treichel, Paul M., and Townsend, John R., , 7 th Ed., Thomson-Brooks/Cole, 2009. Availability: Pima C.C. bookstore and other academic bookstores in town. (The PCC Bookstore can be accessed and books ordered via the Internet at www.Pima.bkstr.com .) e-book at www.ichapters.com , search for ISBN 0495387037 (The e-book is approx ½ price) Online at www.amazon.com or www.half.com (Both new and used books available) Laboratory Manual: Selegue, Thomas, General Chemistry in Action , Hayden McNeil, 2008 Important: You must have access to a computer with Internet connections. Important materials for both reading and problem assignments for class are available at www.chymist.com under the submenu “General Chemistry Survival Manual”. This syllabus, along with some additional readings and references, is also available under the submenus “Pima Chem Courses” and “Chem 151”. Required: A scientific calculator . Cell phones and PDA’s are not permitted in place of calculators in class. Optional: Banks, Alton J., Student Solutions Manual for Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity , 7h Ed.
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2 Course Description: THIS COURSE HAS BOTH A MATH AND A CHEMISTRY PREREQUISITE : Minimum Math prerequisite: MAT 122 with a grade of C or better. Chemistry prerequisite: completion of CHM 080 or CHM 130 with grade of C or better, or placement into CHM 151 on the Chemistry assessment test. Course Corequisite: CHM 151LB CHEMISTRY 151 is an introduction to the foundations of chemistry for upper-level sciences and engineering. The content of this course includes both principles and problems in the areas of atomic structure, introductory nuclear chemistry, chemical bonding, reaction stoichiometry, behavior of gases, reactions in solutions, solution concentrations, and an introduction to thermochemistry. Problem solving is a necessary part of the course, students should review basic mathematics and algebra with emphasis
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151IN Syllabus S2009 - PimaCommunityCollege West Campus CHM...

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