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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2019 CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4 cr.
Class Session Day Time Classroom Enroll Limit Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri - RM 202, International Student Center 50 CHEM-1110-5-A


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. The emphasis is placed on the basic concepts and factual material. Topics covered include: atoms and molecules; periodicity, bonding and molecular structure; intermolecular forces; properties of solids; liquids, gases and solutionsï¼›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.