9104 General Chemistry

Course Description

This course is designed to provide a survey of inorganic and physical chemistry and introduction to organic chemistry for non-science and allied health majors. Topics studied in this course emphasis introduction to a general chemistry such as principles of measurements, solutions, radiation, laws of heat and energy transfer and reactions equilibrium

Learning Objective

  • At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
  • 1. Describe the concept of the chemistry
  • 2. Understand and apply principles involved in measurement and problem solving
  • 3. Understand the nature and variety of forms of matter and list the physical properties that characterize each state.
  • 4. Understand the structure of atoms and will apply the periodic laws to predict chemical and physical properties of the elements.
  • 5. Comprehend the nature of compounds, their formation, composition, and nomenclature.
  • 6. Comprehend chemical equations and utilize them in stoichiometric calculations.
  • 7. Understand and apply the principles of gas behavior in ideal situations.
  • 8. Understand the properties of aqueous solutions systems and the theories describing the behavior of acids and bases in aqueous systems.
  • 9. Understand and apply the principles of chemical equilibrium.
  • 10. Understand and apply the principles of radioactivity and nuclear chemistry.
  • 11. Understand the basics of water chemistry, reactor water chemistry, and instrumentation



Books for this Course

  • Chemistry. Julia Burdge, Raymond Chang

Times Offered

  • September 2014
  • January 2015