Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE ID:
SOPH-0056
Organization's ID:
CHEM1001
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
Self-paced (60-90 days)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 general chemistry
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to teach provide an overview of chemistry with topics that include development of chemistry and its modern applications, atomic structures, chemical bonding, chemical reactions and energy, states of matter, and hydrogen and carbon.

Learning Outcomes:

  • recall the history of scientific theories of chemistry and the modern atomic theory
  • interpret the periodic table of elements
  • recall the types of chemical bonds and reactions
  • construct chemical formulae and equations
  • describe basic energy concepts
  • recognize the dangers and uses of radioactivity and nuclear reactions
  • apply the ideal gas law (as well as its constituent parts)
  • contrast the different phases of matter and their properties
  • compare and contrast acids and bases using pH and molecular frameworks
  • describe the effects of carbon and pollutants on the atmosphere
  • demonstrate understanding of the basics of the biochemistry of life.
  • demonstrate understanding of the scientific method and scientific measurements including uncertainties

General Topics:

  • Chemistry foundations
  • Matter, atoms and the periodic table
  • Chemical bonds and geometry
  • Stoichiometry
  • Energy
  • Nuclear reactions
  • Gases
  • States of matter
  • Solutions
  • Acids and bases
  • Atmospheric chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Biochemistry
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
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