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Chemistry and Biochemistry (CH)
91 Klamath, 541-346-4601
College of Arts & Sciences
c - Combined midterm exams for CH 221 scheduled 7:00pm-8:50pm February 2, 2017 and February 23, 2017.
Course Data
  CH 221   General Chemistry I >3 4.00 cr.
First term of the three-term university chemistry sequence: components of matter, quantitative relationships, atomic structure, thermochemistry, and major classes of chemical reactions of the elements. Lectures. Students cannot receive credit for both CH 221 and CH 224H.
Grading Options: Graded for Majors; Optional for all other students
Instructor: Baldock BE-mail
See CRN for CommentsPrereqs/Comments: Prereq: high school chemistry; pre- or coreq: MATH 111. Concurrent CH 227 or 237 recommended.
Additional Web Resources AvailableWeb-related Resources: More Information on the Science Literacy Program
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes
  26614 265 450 0800-0850 twrf 150 COL Baldock B Additional Web Resources Available!c

Final Exam:

0800-1000 t 3/21 150 COL
Academic Deadlines
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January 8:   Process a complete drop (100% refund, no W recorded)
January 15:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded)
January 15:   Process a complete drop (90% refund, no W recorded)
January 16:   Drop this course (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 16:   Process a complete drop (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 18:   Add this course
January 18:   Last day to change to or from audit
January 22:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
January 29:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
February 5:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
February 26:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
February 26:   Change grading option for this course
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Expanded Course Description
Chemistry is the study of matter and the changes that it undergoes. It is a science that is central to our understanding of the natural world and it serves as a foundation for all other scientific disciplines. The General Chemistry sequence, beginning with CH 221, is designed for science majors and pre-professional students, and provides an introduction to the experimental and theoretical foundations of chemistry. Students will gain factual knowledge about the terminology and language of chemistry as well as an understanding of the underlying reasons why chemical processes occur. They will be expected to interpret, reason and problem solve using fundamental chemical principles.

Upon successful completion of this first course in the sequence, students will have an understanding of the basic scientific measurement system, chemical calculations, the components of matter, the use of formulas and equations in relation to chemical calculations, the major classes of chemical reactions, heat changes associated with chemical reactions and atomic structure.

Interwoven throughout the sequence will be an emphasis on development of the problem solving skills fundamental for success in future science courses.

Courses in the General Chemistry sequence are to be taken in order and students enrolled must have completed at least one year of high school chemistry or the equivalent. Portions of the sequence are somewhat math intensive and for this reason, College Algebra (MATH 111) is a co/pre-requisite for CH 221.

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