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CHM 112 - General Chemistry II

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  Meets the needs of chemistry majors. Credit may earned in CHM 112 or CHM 112H  but not in both. 

Prerequisite(s): CHM 111   with a grade  of "C" or higher
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
    3. Explain nuclear decay and the concept of half-life
  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 

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