Credit hours: 5
Prerequisites: One unit of high school chemistry and eligibility to enroll in Math 1150
|Chemistry, The Central Science||Brown.LeMay,Bursten||Pearson|
Course Objectives: 1.Students understand the basic facts, principles, theories, and methods of modern science. 2.Students learn key events in the history of science. 3.Students provide examples of the inter-dependence of scientific and technological developments. 4.Students discuss social and philosophical implications of scientific discoveries and understand the potential of science and technology to address problems of the contemporary world.
Course Content: First course for science majors, covering dimensional analysis, atomic structure, the mole, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, electron configuration, bonding, molecular structure, gases, liquids, and solids.
Method of Presentation: Combination of Lecture (one hour and 20 minutes, 3 per week) and Laboratory (3 hours per week).
Method of Evaluation: Quizzes, Homework, Midterm Exams, Cumulative Final Exam, Laboratory Reports