CHM 112: COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II (4 CREDITS) 
Overview 

CHM 112 is designed primarily for science and engineering majors. It explores the fundamental laws, theories, and mathematical concepts of chemistry.
Prerequisites for CHM 112 is satisfactory completion of CHM 111(or its equivalent).
In order to succeed in this online course, you also must be comfortable working with technology. At a minimum, you must possess the following technical skills:
 Ability to use the Internet in an effective and efficient manner, including installation and management of browser plugins and addons.
 Basic knowledge about the operation of a computer, file management, and software installation.
 Working knowledge of the Blackboard learning management system.
CHM 112 requires attendance at six (6) campus lab sessions to complete twelve (12) inperson labs. Dates, times, and locations are published in the NOVAConnect Student Information System for each CHM 112 section. There are no makeup lab dates.

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Objectives 

Course Objectives
If you do well in this course, you will be able to:
 Do calculations involving: various concentration units, colligative properties, equilibrium, reaction rates, aqueous equilibria, free energy, Gibbs' equation, Nernst equation, cell potentials, massenergy conversions.
 Predict the effect of various stresses on equilibrium systems.
 Write and balance equations for: net ionic reactions, neutralization reactions, precipitation reactions, oxidationreduction reactions, nuclear reactions.
 Recognize the properties of acids and bases.
 Recognize the properties and uses of radioactive isotopes.

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Materials 


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Grading 

Your course grade will be determined by the following:
Assignment 
Points 
Exams (7 exams, 100pts/exam)   your lowest exam grade from exams 2 through 6 will be dropped

600

Mandatory Quizzes to be Submitted for Grade
(10 Quizzes, 10 pts/Quiz) 
100 
Mandatory Laboratory Assignments 
300 
Grading Scale 
A 
90100 percent 
B 
8089 percent 
C 
7079 percent 
D 
6069 percent 
F 
Less than 60 percent 
To pass CHM 112 (grade of D or higher), the exam average, the quiz average and the lab grade average must each be equal to or greater than 60%. The mandatory oncampus labs must be completed in order to pass the course.

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Exams 

You must take the exams as per the schedule in the Course Completion Plan, at one of the NVCC campus Testing Centers.

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ELI Policies and Procedures 


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Beginning the Course 


Last Updated:
November 16, 2015

