Time: 5 weeks, Sunday through Saturday
Total study hours: 50 hours
- General Chemistry I is designed as an introduction to the most fundamental laws, theories, and principles of general chemistry. It is appropriate for students that have not had an advanced chemistry course in high school, and for those majoring in the environmental, earth, and social sciences, as well as disciplines such as architecture, business, and the humanities. The goal of this course is to provide students with a firm foundation on the basic concepts and principles of chemistry, by working through example cases and practice problems.
- Chemistry, The Central Science (14th Edition), Theodore E. Brown, H. Eugene LeMay, Bruce E. Bursten, Catherine Murphy, Patrick Woodward, and Matthew E. Stoltzfus. Course Objectives
- To set up a firm foundation on the basic concepts and principles of chemistry.
- Investigate chemical compounds, chemical reactions, chemical nomenclature, and reaction stoichiometry.
- Unit Assignments (including Unit Quizzes and Textbook Assignments) --> 25%
- Midterm --> 25%
- Final Exams --> 30%
- Quizzes --> 20% Total = 100%
- 1. Online tests must be completed within a limited time. Students are required to adjust their learning progress by completing the unit and all course contents and online quizzes before the end of the course, including interim and final examinations.
- 2. Attendance and participation are expected. Students with disabilities and special needs should consult with the professor early in the semester.
- 3. Academic Honesty Defining academic misconduct as any act by a student that misrepresents the students’ own academic work or that compromises the academic work of another scholastic misconduct includes (but is not limited to) cheating on assignments or examinations; plagiarizing, i.e. misrepresenting as one’s own work any work done by another; submitting the same paper, or substantially similar papers, to meet the requirements of more than one course without the approval and consent of the instructors concerned; sabotaging another’s work within these general definitions, however, Instructors determine what constitutes academic misconduct in the courses they teach. Students found guilty of academic misconduct in any portion of the academic work face penalties ranging from lowering of their course grade to awarding a grade of F for the entire course.
This course is worth 100 points and the passing score is 60%.