CHM 2045, General Chemistry 1
Dr. Kathryn R. Williams, CLB 220, 392-7369, email@example.com
Office Hours: M, 6
; T, 5
; W, 8
; Th, 6
; F, 3
M, W, F, 4
period; CLB C130; Discussions on Tuesdays (see class schedule for rooms).
Please turn cell phones
during lectures and discussions.
CHM 2045 is the first half of the two-semester general chemistry sequence for science majors.
Topics include: chemical formulas and reactions, stoichiometry, states of matter, thermochemistry,
quantum theory and the periodic table, chemical bonding, solutions, and kinetics.
To proceed to CHM
2046, students must earn at least a C (not C-) in CHM 2045.
Passing score on the Chemistry Readiness Assessment (6 or higher on each portion, math and
chemistry) OR Grade of C or higher in CHM 1025 OR Score of 3 or higher on the AP Chemistry Exam
OR Score of 4 or higher on the IB Chemistry Exam
MAC 1140 OR MAC 1147 OR MAC 2311.
Students may take the MAC prereq concurrently with CHM 2045,
but the MAC requirement MUST
be met prior to taking CHM 2046
Silberberg, Martin S.
Principles of General Chemistry
ed.; McGraw-Hill: New York, 2010.
Attendance will not be recorded, but it is highly recommended that you attend every lecture and
You are expected to be aware of any announcements made in class.
Four 40-point quizzes will be given during discussions (see schedule).
The lowest quiz grade will be
There will be
You must take quizzes during your assigned discussion.
Three 250-point progress exams with be given on the evenings of T, Feb 7; Th, March 1; and M,
The lowest exam score will be dropped.
Exam rooms will be assigned by section number and
posted in the Sakai announcements.
Evening exam times are 8:20-10:20 PM.