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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2020 CHEM 021 General Chemistry II 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri CHEM-021-5


The General Chemistry Courses provide a broad introduction to the fundamental principles of chemistry, including substantial illustrative material drawn from the chemistry of inorganic, organic, and biochemical systems. Emphasis is placed on basic concepts and factual materials. Topics include: atoms and molecules; periodicity, bonding and molecular structure; intermolecular forces; properties of solids; liquids, gases and solutions;stoichiometry and introduction to reactions in aqueous solutions; infrared spectroscopy, and mass spectrometry; thermochemistry and the first law of thermodynamics; quantum aspects of light and matter; and bonding in diatomic and polyatomic molecules. Laboratory exercises include: the size of an atom, qualitative analysis, thermochemistry, and quantum aspects of light and matter.


CHEM 011.