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CHM 104 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II

CHM 104 – General Chemistry II

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  CHM 104 General Chemistry II

Credit Hours:  4.0             Contact Hours:  6.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  3.0                Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in CHM 103

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: A continuation of CHM 103, atomic theory and bonding, elementary thermodynamics, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry are discussed.  Theory and practice of ionic equilibria in qualitative analysis are also covered.  Laboratory introduces students to theory and practice of semi-micro qualitative analysis.

General Education Goals: CHM 104 is affirmed in the following General Education Foundation Category:  Scientific Knowledge and Reasoning.  The corresponding General Education Goal is as follows:   Students will use the scientific method of inquiry through the acquisition of scientific knowledge.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. use mathematical skills proficiently to rearrange equations, determine significant figures, compute and round off numbers, and implement scientific notation;
  2. demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of chemistry, which are part of the general education required for many professionals;
  3. utilize critical thinking techniques to reason, listen, follow directions, make observations, and draw conclusions;
  4. convert word problems to the appropriate mathematical language and solve them quantitatively; and
  5. apply proficient laboratory skills.