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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 plug-ins and add-ons.
  • 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) in-person labs. Dates, times, and locations are published in the NOVAConnect Student Information System for each CHM 112 section. There are no make-up lab dates.

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Objectives

 

Course Objectives

If you do well in this course, you will be able to:

  1. Do calculations involving: various concentration units, colligative properties, equilibrium, reaction rates, aqueous equilibria, free energy, Gibbs' equation, Nernst equation, cell potentials, mass-energy conversions.
  2. Predict the effect of various stresses on equilibrium systems.
  3. Write and balance equations for: net ionic reactions, neutralization reactions, precipitation reactions, oxidation-reduction reactions, nuclear reactions.
  4. Recognize the properties of acids and bases.
  5. 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
90-100 percent
B
80-89 percent
C
70-79 percent
D
60-69 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 on-campus 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