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2021 - 2022 Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Catalog
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CHM 112H - General Chemistry II - Honors

Credits: 5
Instructional Contact Hours: 7

Continues an in-depth examination of quantum chemistry, bonding theories, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base phenomena,thermodynamics and electrochemistry. Laboratory component develops more independent skills. Intended for those seeking a degree in a science or pre-professional program. Practices independent, intellectual curiosity and applies higher level, critical thinking skills to deepen understanding of course material. Meets the needs of chemistry majors. Credit may be earned in CHM 112  or CHM 112H but not both. 

Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 4, WRITING LEVEL 4, MATH LEVEL 6, and completion of CHM 111  with a minimum grade of C (2.0) or permission of the Honors Office
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 60 Lab Hours: 45
Meets MTA Requirement: Natural Science Lab
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Explain the properties and behaviors of matter.
    1. Describe bonding within a sample of matter
    2. Describe how solutions form.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of chemical reactions.
    1. Recognize and write an autoionization reaction
    2. Explain the significance of a limiting reactant
    3. Identify or explain factors that influence reaction rates
    4. Write equilibrium, constant expressions, and equilibrium constants
    5. Use Le Chatelier's principle to determine the effects of equilibrium on a reaction
    6. Identify and write acid/base conjugate pairs
    7. Balance aqueous redox reactions in acidic and basic solutions
    8. Explain concepts of reaction mechanisms, molecularity, and rate-determining steps
  3. Explain observations or draw conclusions using quantitative information.
    1. Solution concentration
    2. Energy
    3. Colligative Properties
    4. Acid-Base Calculations
    5. Nuclear half-life
    6. Solubility
    7. Quantum chemistry
    8. Kinetics
    9. Equilibrium
    10. Electrochemistry
  4. Demonstrate laboratory skills.
    1. Use appropriate safety protocols
    2. Use technology associated with a science laboratory
    3. Choose proper equipment for a specific task
    4. Perform measurements with appropriate devices
    5. Record data or observations
    6. Analyze data or results of an experiment
    7. Use evidence to form conclusions
    8. Make decisions using the scientific method 
  5.  Practice independent, intellectual curiosity.
    1. Complete at least one significant project which demonstrates higher level, academic rigor.
  6. Apply higher level, critical thinking skills to deepen understanding of course material.
    1. Actively engage with peers in discussions, seminars, or other formats to enhance the depth of knowledge of the relevant material.

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