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Unformatted text preview: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO CHEMISTRY 6C SYLLABUS: General Chemistry III Spring 2008 General Information: Instructor : Dr. Carl Hoeger Office : York Hall 4030 Phone : 858-534-6434 e-mail : email@example.com ( NOTE: When sending e-mail, please put 6C somewhere in subject line ) Office Hours : Walk-In : All Courses : Mon, Wed, Fri 9-12:00 PM; Mon and Wed 2-3 PM Appointment Only : Fridays 2-4 PM (other times as needed) Office hours IMMEDIATELY AFTER CLASS (just let me know) On-Line (electronic mail) : M-Th 9:30-10:30 PM; Su 7-8 PM; e-mail answered before midnight Podcasts : http://podcast.ucsd.edu/ Get the RSS feed and let iTunes download it for you. Webpage has more links. AOL Instant Messenger : Name : profcah ; I am on-line most of the day and on and off during the weekend and nights. WEB PAGE : Go to webct.ucsd.edu for the official course web page; YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS! also see http://chem-courses.ucsd.edu/CoursePages/LowerDiv/6ABC_Hoeger/ TIME: Lecture : 1-1:50 MWF in York 2722; please be prompt . Discussion Sections as per your schedule COURSE OBJECTIVES: Third and LAST quarter of science-majors general chemistry sequence. Coverage: Chapters 12 through 19; this includes kinetics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry and descriptive inorganic and organic chemistry. CLASS FORMAT: Lecture and discussion section. TEXT AND REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS : 1) CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES: The Quest For Insight (4th Ed.) by Peter Atkins and Loretta Jones. Exam material will be out of both this book and the notes. Study guide/Answer book are available and recommended. 2) Supplementary Materials will be posted on the course Web page (or at Soft Reserves by request); YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL MATERIALS PLACED THERE FOR CHEM 6C/HOEGER. See Web for more info. 3) Spiral Bound Problem Notebook : You will do all suggested homework problems into this notebook . You must bring it to every discussion section (see Notebook Policy page) 4) Calculator : An inexpensive NON-GRAPHING, NON-PROGRAMABLE scientific calculator is required. It must be able to do logarithms, scientific notation and basic arithmetic. A TI-30 or equivalent is recommended. If your calculator can enter letters and/or words you will not be allowed to use it!! (See Calculator Policy ) 5) Two-Way Remote Answering Unit : Called a RAD (remote answering device) this will be used in the classroom to get instant polling, quizzing, etc data. Cost of $35 new/ ca. $25 used, get it at the bookstore. See Grading Policies. METHOD OF EVALUATION: SEE ATTACHED GRADING POLICIES . Some points to remember: You must take the final; A grading curve may be used BUT NOT NECESSARILY, AND WILL ONLY APPLY AT QUARTERS END; IF YOU ARE LATE FOR AN EXAM: ONCE A STUDENT HAS LEFT THE EXAM ROOM YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SIT FOR THE EXAM (NO EXCEPTIONS) MAKE-UP EXAMS/QUIZZES ARE NOT GIVEN .; SOME NOTES, SUGGESTIONS AND WARNINGS : If you miss the final, you will get a zero without verifiable proof of serious illness or a police report. If you miss the final, you will get a zero without verifiable proof of serious illness or a police report....
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