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Unformatted text preview: -1- CHE 231 MICROSCALE ORGANIC LABORATORY Spring 2012 SYLLABUSPREREQUISITESGeneral Chemistry labs; prereq or concur: CHE 230 or CHE 236 COURSE SECTIONS, MEETING TIMES, & ROOMSThere are two sections of CHE 231 that meet during this spring semester. The sections and meeting times for the sections are listed below. Students should attend the class only during the section that they are enrolled in. SectionDaysTime001 Monday, Wednesday 11:00 AM-1:50 PM 002 Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 AM-10:50 AM On days when a pre-lab lecture or a quiz is scheduled, you should come to CP 320 at the beginning of the meeting time for your section. On these days, lab work will start (in CP 336 or 340 or 312) immediately following the lecture or the quiz. The days when there is no lecture or quiz, you should go directly to the lab (CP 336 or 340 or 312) at the beginning of the meeting time for your section. Regular attendance and being present on time for lectures, quizzes and lab work is mandatory. INSTRUCTORSEach section will have its own teaching assistants. The faculty supervisor for this course is Dr. M. D. Watson. His office is CP 318 (phone: 257-4529; e-mail: email@example.com). He can be reached by scheduling an appointment. The laboratory coordinator for this course is Dr. M. A. Patwardhan. Her office is CP 327 (phone: 257-3659; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Her office hours are Monday, Wednesday: 10:00-11:00 AM, or you may schedule an appointment. TEXTBOOK AND RESOURCESThe required textbook is Microscale Organic Laboratory, 5th Edition, by Mayo, Pike and Forbes. You must also purchase the required (Hayden-McNeil) student laboratory notebook. You are also required to use the Blackboard site for this course. During the semester, the course material and information required for this course will be made available on the Blackboard site for this course. You are responsible for reviewing and understanding the contents therein. You are also expected to review and understand relevant topics from a textbook (such as Organic Chemistry, by J. G. Smith, third Edition or any other textbook -if assigned) for lecture courses CHE 230 and CHE 232. Note: For questions related to Blackboard computer support (including password reset), contact 111 -2- McVey Hall, (Open 7 am-6 pm weekdays); Phone: 859-257-1300; email: email@example.com. GRADINGYour final numerical grade will be calculated based on the following: Post-lab Assignments: Laboratory reports (for 7 specified experiments) 42% Work-sheets (for 3 specified experiments) 18% Quizzes and Exams: Quizzes (2) 20% Final exam (1) 20% Letter grades will be assigned using the following scale: A 90-100% B 80-89% C 70-79% D 60-69% E 59% SAFETY AND RESPONSIBILITYFailure to observe safety rules (see Laboratory Safety handout) and /or failure to behave in a safe and responsible manner may result in a failing grade and permanent dismissal from the course....
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