CHEM 111

Principles of Chemistry 1

Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Course Description

Stoichiometry, kinetic-molecular theory, thermodynamics, states of matter, solutions and equilibria, electrochemistry, structure and bonding, chemical reactions, kinetics.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Other Prerequisites

Math 110 or equivalent.

Recommended

High school chemistry, physics, and introductory calculus or concurrent enrollment in Math 112

Note

Tutorial included.

Title

Application of Kinetic Theory of Gases

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply the kinetic theory of gases, including properties of ideal gases and interactions that lead to non-ideal behavior, to predict gas behavior with varied temperature, pressure and volume.

Title

Application of Chemical Thermodynamics

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate the ability to use core concepts of chemical thermodynamics, with emphasis on the first and second laws, to predict physical changes and reaction outcomes based on Gibbs energies.

Title

Application of Quantum Mechanics to Atomic Theory

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply concepts of the quantum mechanical nature of light and matter to explain observations that originally led to the development of atomic theory.

Title

Molecular Models

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate the ability to use valence shell and molecular orbital models of bonding to predict molecular shapes, reactivity, and spectroscopic properties.