CHEM161SyllabusF2013 - CHEM161:...

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CHEM 161: General Chemistry I – Fall 2013 Section 01: Daily 10:00 10:50am (in SAM 401 ); Lab: Wednesday: 2:30 5:20pm (in SAM 406 ) I. General Information Instructor: Marie Villarba, Ph.D. Office: SAM 420 Phone: (206) 934 4130 (You may leave messages at this number.) Email: [email protected] Web site: Office Hours: Monday: 12 1pm, Wednesday: 11am 12pm and 1:15 2:15pm, Thursday: 1:30 3:30pm, and by appointment II. Course Description The first quarter of the three quarter sequence of General Chemistry presents a detailed study of the qualitative and quantitative principles of chemistry for 4 year science related degrees (Science, Engineering, Pre Med, Pre Dental, Pre Pharmacy, Pre Vet, etc.). This 6 credit course includes a laboratory component requiring up to 3 hours in lab during the assigned lab period (see above). Prerequisite: MATH 141 with 2.0 or better AND CHEM 139 with a 2.0 or better in the last 3 years OR proficiency in all 5 sections of the Chemistry Placement Exam. This course covers the following topics: the scientific method, measurements and the metric system, dimensional analysis and problem solving, matter and energy, chemical nomenclature, chemical reactions (including precipitation, acid base, and oxidation reduction reactions), stoichiometry and limiting reactants, solutions and concentration, gases, atomic theory, thermochemistry, chemical bonding, and intermolecular forces. III. Textbooks/Materials Chemistry , 3 rd edition, by Gilbert, Kirss, Foster, Davies (published by W. W. Norton) The SCCC CHEM 161 Fall 2013 Lab Manual (available at the SCCC Copy Center, BE 3105A) TWO new , bound composition notebooks (with no missing pages and at least 80 pages), one to use as a homework notebook and the other as a laboratory notebook A USB Flash/thumb drive for saving laboratory data using a LabQuest system A basic scientific, non programmable calculator that can perform exponential (EE or EXP) and logarithmic (log and ln) functions, such as a Texas Instruments TI 30Xa. Graphing calculators will not be allowed during quizzes and exams!
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CHEM 161 Syllabus Fall 2013 p. 2 of 4 IV. Student Learning Outcomes: After successful completion of this course, students will be able to do the following: 1. GENERAL SCIENCE, LABORATORY SCIENCE, AND MICROSCALE
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