Department of Chemistry
(PS) Chemical Structure, Bonding and Reactivity
4(3) Semester Hours Credit Hours:
M, W, F 12:50 –1:45 p.m.
100 General Lectures
Dr. Maryfran Barber
2:00-3:00 Mondays, Wednesdays,
and by appointment
Course Description, Prerequisites, Co-requisite
Introduction to the principles of chemistry.
: passing score on chemistry placement exam or a grade of “C” or better in CHM 1040 or CHM1020;
placement beyond MAT 095.
Pre– or Co-requisite
: CHM 1230
General Chemistry, 8
Edition Media Enhanced
, Ebbing/Gammon, Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
You are required to have
in order to use Blackboard (see below). It is also necessary that you
are able to print documents.
The Adamany Undergraduate Library provides web access at no charge; printing is available at the
Adamany Undergraduate Library for a fee per page.
You are required to activate and use your
WSU e-mail address
by noon Friday, September 7, 2007.
To activate your account, go to www.webmail.wayne.edu. Your
is a 6-character code composed
of two letters followed by four digits. Your initial password is your Wayne State University personal ID
(000987654). Once you have activated your account, you can customize your account, by changing your
password and setting an address to which all messages are forwarded. Do this by clicking on Account
Management in the left margin.
You are required to have and activate a
Classroom Performance System
(CPS-RF) unit (aka “clicker”) by
Monday, September 10, 2007. See additional information included.
You will need a
. The calculator should have the basic arithmetic functions, scientific
notation and the ability to raise numbers to exponents, take roots, do logarithms and antilogarithms (inverse
logs). You will need to bring your calculator to all exams and should bring it to all lectures and quiz classes.
You are not permitted to share calculators during exams. The calculator may NOT be a programmable or
You are expected to check for e-mail messages on a regular basis (minimum: three times per week).
In addition you will need some common school supplies: a binder with looseleaf paper and dividers (lecture
notes, course materials, web resources, quiz notes, homework, quizzes, exams), pens/pencils. It is helpful if
you have two or three color pens as lecture notes are given in color. It will help you very much to keep all
Study Guide for General Chemistry, 8
, Ebbing/Gammon, Larry Krannich, Houghton Mifflin, 2005.