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CHM_131_Syl_2012 spring (4)

CHM_131_Syl_2012 spring (4) - Moraine Valley Community...

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Moraine Valley Community College Syllabus for CHEMISTRY 131 005 University Oriented Chemistry I CHM 131 009 Spring 2012 Instructor: Pam Goodman, M.S. Mailbox Location: C154 Email: [email protected] Phone: 708.508.2577 Office Hours: by appointment Course Identification Credit Hours: 4 Contact Hours: Lecture 3 , Lab 3 , Total 6 Class Meets: CHM 131 009 Monday 11:00 am – 1:40 pm C267 Lab Wednesday 11:00 am – 1:40 pm C244 Lecture Catalog Description: Principles and theories of inorganic chemistry; molecular, atomic, nuclear, and electronic theories of matter related to the periodic table; oxidation-reduction; and theories of solution are explored. For students in chemistry, chemical engineering, or physical science programs. Prerequisite: One year of high school chemistry, CHM 099, or CHM 111 Corequisite: One year of high school algebra or MTH 095 Required Textbooks and Materials Zumdahl and Zumdahl, Chemistry , 8 th Edition, Brooks/Cole, 2010. Fredette, E. and Churchill, Mark, Laboratory Experiments . PROTECTIVE GOGGLES: Purchase from the bookstore. Both students and teachers must wear these at all times! A scientific calculator that contains a common logarithm key (log x), a natural logarithm key (ln x) and exponent capacity (exp or EE). 1
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Course End Competencies The student will: 1. Solve chemical problems involving the metric system 2. Predict the chemical properties of elements of the principal groups of the Periodic Table from electronic properties of atoms 3. Demonstrate proficiency in naming inorganic, ionic, and covalent compounds and writing their formulas 4. Describe the Law of Conservation of Matter as it applies to chemical reactions and balance single displacement and double displacement reactions by inspection 5. Demonstrate proficiency in the basic concepts of the electronic structure of atoms 6. Describe the basic concepts of chemical bonding as derived from Lewis structures, hybrid orbitals, and molecular orbitals 7. Explain oxidation and reduction 8. Balance molecular and ionic oxidation-reduction equations 9. Predict the behavior of solutions from the nature and concentration of their components 10.Solve problems and balance equations using acids, bases, and pH 11. Explain and solve problems using the principles of thermochemistry and their application to the energy conversion process 12.Explain and solve problems using the solid, liquid, and gaseous states of matter and predict the products of their interaction 13.Demonstrate skill in laboratory techniques by obtaining accurate results in quantitative inorganic experiments 14.Apply inductive and deductive reasoning skills to solving chemical problems Classroom Policies/Procedures A. If a student has a vacation, party, or other event planned for the day and time of the final exam, he or she should not take this course. No student will be allowed to take the final exam at any time other than that specified in the syllabus/General Information Sheet. B. A student who does not withdraw officially from a course may receive a grade of “F,”
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