Aug 20, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook


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CHEM 1010 - Introduction to Chemistry


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Chemistry


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
3 Credit(s)
This course is designed as an introductory course in chemistry for those students who have no previous chemistry background. The factor-unit method of problem solving, mathematical operations used in solving chemistry problems, chemical terminology, and basic laws of chemistry are covered. Chemistry applications to allied medicine will be emphasized. Laboratory exercises will enhance and reinforce lecture topics. Day - F, Sp, Su Evening - Sp UG
2 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): MATH 0084  or STAT 0086  (minimum grade of C- for all) or qualifying placement test score

Required Concurrent Course(s): Take CHEM 1010L  

College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Define the units of the metric system and demonstrate the ability to convert between units.

Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, exam 1, final, met at end of semester

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the periodic table by explaining its organization; identifying the 1st 20 elements; predicting the kinds, numbers, and arrangement of the subatomic particles.

Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, exam 1, final, met at end of semester

3. Identify the forces involved in compound formation and will be able to name the compound and write its formula.

Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, exam 1 , final, met at end of semester

4. Identify the basic chemical reactions and show by example how to balance chemical reactions and determine stoichiometric ratios.

Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, exam 1 , final, met at end of semester

5. Describe the states of matter, how changes of state occur, and energy balances involved in these changes

Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, exam 1 , final, met at end of semester

6. Describe the behavior of gases, and use the appropriate gas law to solve problems.

Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, exam 1 , final, met at end of semester

7. Describe the nature of aqueous solutions and their characteristics.

Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, exam 2, final, met at end of semester

8. Define and describe the properties of a solution and demonstrate the ability to perform calculations involving concentrations.

Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, exam 2, final, met at end of semester

9. List the properties of acids and bases and relate these characteristics to pH values.

Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, final, met at end of semester
10. Describe radiation’s uses to nuclear medicine Quizzes, laboratory exercises, worksheets, final, met at end of semester
11. Current issues in chemistry will be discussed. Throughout the semester.

12. Have completed introductory laboratory experiments that test basic chemistry principles.

Laboratory exercises, midterms , final, met at end of semester

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 


TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
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