Syllabus Overview for HCHEM-454-DL General Chemistry 2

Combined Lecture/Lab, 4 credits

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Note: The lab for this course is included; no additional registration is required.

Course Materials

Please visit our online bookstore for the most up to date information regarding required course materials.

LAB KIT:  Your kit is delivered to your house. Many materials are the same as those used in onsite labs. You have 3-4 weeks to complete the labs. You have support from your instructor, lab TA and kit manufacturer. You write a report describing your findings and conclusions. You discuss your findings with peers and instructors.

Topics You Will Study

  • Liquids and Intermolecular Forces
  • Properties of Solutions
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Acid–Base Equilibria
  • Additional Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria
  • Chemistry of the Environment
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Nuclear Chemistry
  • Chemistry of the Nonmetals
  • Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry
  • The Chemistry of Life

Labs You Will Complete

  • Exploring solubility
  • Chemistry of enzymes
  • Stoichiometry of an acid-base reaction
  • Acids, bases and buffers
  • Conservation of energy
  • Chemistry of ice cream
  • Nuclear chemistry
  • Biological molecules

General Course Activities/How to Plan Your Time

Work is organized into modules of 1-2 weeks in length.
All activities are fully asynchronous—there are no required meeting times. Our format allows flexibility so you can fit the following course learning activities into your schedule:
  • Quizzes
  • Exams
  • Weekly discussions
  • Lab experiments and reports
Most students dedicate 13-18 hours/week to the course.
We recommend planning several 1-2 hour study blocks throughout the week and checking into the course daily once the discussions begin.

Technology Requirements

This course uses the learning platform software called Desire2Learn (D2L.) D2L integrates text, video, and audio. Before enrolling in the course, please review the D2L system recommendations.

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