Aug 09, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook

CHEM1210

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CHEM 1210 - Chemistry I


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Chemistry


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
5 Credit(s)
This is the first semester of chemistry for science majors or pre-professional students. A quantitative introduction to dimensional analysis with significant figures, atomic structure, the molecule, principles of ionic bonding, stoichiometry, chemical solutions, thermochemistry, classification of elements including periodicity, electron configuration, gases, liquids, and solids. Student will be exposed to applications of chemistry in society. (TAG# OSC008; If combined with CHEM 1220  TAG# OSC023) UG
3 Lab Hour(s)
4 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): High School Chemistry (minimum of C- required) -AND- MATH 1110  (minimum of C- required) or qualifying placement test score

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 fundamentals of the properties of matter, measurement, and uncertainty.

Quiz-1st week Midterm Exam– 4th week Final – 15th week

2. Explain the modern theory of atomic structure and atomic level phenomenan

Quiz – 2nd week Mid-Term Exam – 4th week Final – 15th week Formal Written Lab Report – weekly

3. Utilize the symbolism and language of chemistry by converting chemical elements, ionic and binary covalent compounds from chemical formulas.

Quiz – 2nd week Midterm Exam– 4th week Final Exam – 15th week Formal Written Lab Reports - weekly

4. Demonstrate an understanding of the organization and information conveyed by the periodic table of chemical elements

Quiz – 3rd week Mid-Term Exam – 4th week Formal Written Lab Reports – weekly Final Exam – 15th week

5. Describe and identify selected types of chemical reactions through acids, bases, salts, non-

electrolytes and electrolyte, plus oxidation/reduction

Quiz – 5th week Mid-Term Exam – 8th week Written Lab Reports – weekly Final Exam – 15th week

6. Explain modern chemical bonding theories and their implications related to ionic, covalent, Lewis structures, atomic orbital overlap, and molecular orbital theories

6. Explain modern chemical bonding theories and their

implications related to ionic, covalent, Lewis

structures, atomic orbital overlap, and molecular

orbital theories

7. Explain the quantitative implications of chemical formulas and chemical reactions including

processes occurring in solutions using Avogadro’s number and mole concept

Mid-Term Exam – 4th week Written Lab Reports – weekly Final Exam – 15th wee

8. Describe the various forms of energy and the various roles energy plays in physical processes and chemical systems and reactions including electromagnetic radiation, combustion reactions, thermodynamics, and Hess law

Quiz- 6th week Mid-Term Exam – 8th week Quiz- 9th week Mid-Term Exam – 13th week Formal Written Lab Reports – weekly Final Exam – 15th week

9. Explain the social and philosophical implications of scientific discoveries and understand the potential of science and technology to address problems of the contemporary world.

Final Exam – 15th week

 



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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