Chemistry 110(Workman)



Course Description
Instructor Information
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Course Description

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Instructor Information

Instructor:   Dr. Harry Workman

Office:         D439

Phone:        768 4537







Course Objectives

1. Understand the fundamentals of chemistry (such as stoichiometry, atomic theory, bonding, acid_base theory, kinetics, etc.) and be able to use those fundamentals to build an understanding of more complex concepts.

2. Begin to understand the language of chemistry involving compounds, structures, naming, and chemical reactions.

3. Develop an understanding of the physical world.

4. Respond to short answer questions accurately and concisely.

5. Interpret word problems, put them in a mathematical framework, and solve them.


Laboratory Objectives

1. Become comfortable working in a laboratory environment and learn to use common laboratory equipment.

2. Develop the ability to perform common laboratory tasks (such as titration, dilution, and preparation of solutions) and to interpret laboratory instructions.

3. Learn the scientific style of writing as well as the ability to introduce a reader to an experiment, lead a reader through the process of an experiment and through a series of calculations.




Text: Chemistry, The Central Science, Brown, LeMay, and Bursten, Prentice Hall, 8th edition, 2000


Recommended Reading: Study Guide, Prentice Hall

Solution Manual, Prentice Hall


Computer Software: Media Companion for the Central Science, CD-ROM (MAC & PC)



Grading Policy

Course Grade: Regular exams _ 40%; Final exam 25%; Laboratory Work _ 25%

Quizzes and Projects 10%

Since the lab experience is an integral part of the course, it is necessary to pass the lab in order to be able to pass the course.