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CHE-1031-VU01 - General Chemistry I


Synonym: 184915
Location: Winooski
Room: CCV Winooski TBA
Credits: 4
Hybrid Section: This course meets both online and at the site office. See below or consult VSC Web Services - Search for Sections in the VSC portal for specific dates and times.
Semester Dates: 05-26-2020 to 08-11-2020
Last day to drop without a grade: 06-11-2020 - Refund Policy
Last day to withdraw (W grade): 07-14-2020 - Refund Policy
Faculty: Traci Jensen | View Faculty Credentials
Materials/Lab Fees: $125.00
Open Seats/Section Limit: 16/18 (as of 11-05-19 8:15 AM)

Comments: Meets online and in Winooski every Tuesday, 1:00PM-4:30PM

This section meets the following General Education Requirement(s):
Scientific Method
    Note
  1. Many degree programs have specific general education recommendations. In order to avoid taking unnecessary classes, please consult with additional resources like your program evaluation, your academic program page, and your academic advisor.
  2. Courses may only be used to meet one General Education Requirement.

Course Description:

This is the first course of a two-semester sequence on the fundamental principles of chemistry. Topics include atomic structure, stoichiometry, gas laws, thermochemistry, modern atomic theory, liquids and solids, and molecular structure. Prior learning in College Algebra or equivalent is strongly recommended. Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra or above.

Essential Objectives:

1. Distinguish between the chemical and physical properties of matter.
2. Demonstrate mathematical proficiency within the SI measurement system.
3. Classify and use balanced chemical equations to solve stoichiometric problems.
4. Use systematic nomenclature and standardized symbols to represent atoms, molecules, ions and chemical reactions.
5. Determine the solubility, concentration and ionic properties of compounds dissolved in aqueous solution.
6. Describe the intermolecular forces influencing properties of gases, liquids and solids.
7. Use theoretical models to predict atomic structure, chemical bonding and molecular geometry.
8. Apply simple gas laws, ideal gas law and Dalton’s law to chemical problems.
9. Explain the laws of thermodynamics and the concepts of energy, heat and work.
10. Predict periodic trends and formulate energy diagrams using the quantum mechanical model of the atom.
11. Demonstrate proficiency in understanding, interpreting, evaluating and applying quantitative data and information.
Lab Objectives:
1. Apply knowledge of the scientific method to construct hypotheses, predictions, and lab reports and to design, analyze, and/or critique experiments found throughout peer-reviewed research and laboratory notebooks.
2. Utilize mathematical techniques necessary to properly collect and interpret data (i.e., unit conversions, standardization, and scaling necessary for data collection, graphing and charting).
3. Apply proper techniques in using common scientific tools to collect data and describe how they work (i.e., microscopes, spectrophotometers, UV sterilizers, etc.).
4. Identify and demonstrate lab safety techniques that are in line with CCV’s Chemical Hygiene Plan, Lab Safety Agreements, and chemical Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

Textbooks:

Summer 2020 textbook data will be available on April 6. On that date a link will be available below that will take you to eCampus, CCV's bookstore. The information provided there will be for this course only. Please see this page for more information regarding the purchase of textbooks.

The last day to use a Financial Aid advance to purchase textbooks is the 3rd Tuesday of the semester. See your financial aid counselor at your academic center if you have any questions.

Contact Faculty:

Email: Traci Jensen
Hiring Coordinator for this course: Ryan Joy

Please note: In order to receive accommodations for disabilities in this course, students must make an appointment to see the Americans with Disabilities Coordinator in their site and bring documentation with them.

Academic Honesty: CCV has a commitment to honesty and excellence in academic work and expects the same from all students. Academic dishonesty, or cheating, can occur whenever you present -as your own work- something that you did not do. You can also be guilty of cheating if you help someone else cheat. Being unaware of what constitutes academic dishonesty (such as knowing what plagiarism is) does not absolve a student of the responsibility to be honest in his/her academic work. Academic dishonesty is taken very seriously and may lead to dismissal from the College.

Course description details subject to change. Please refer to this document frequently.

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