MWF: 8:00 - 8:50 am
Exam 1 Chapters 01 - 02 Matter; Atoms, molecules and Ions
Exam 2 Chapters 03-04 &10 Stoichiometry; Aqueous reactions and Gas
Exam 3 Chapters 05 - 07 Thermochemistry; Electronic structures; periodic Table
Exam 4 Chapter 08 - 09 Chemical bonding and Bonding theories
Final Exam Comprehensive ACS exam covering chapters 1 - 10
Prerequisites: Credit or concurrent enrollment in Math 1233 or 1534
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Textbook (Mandatory): Chemistry - The Central Science; Brown, LeMay, Bursten, 13th ed.
Supplemental Material: Library reference materials, Student Solutions Guide
SaplingLearning online homework sets
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Assignment dependent, check with the instructor
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Drop Policy: Last day to withdraw with an automatic grade of W: Oct. 20, 2014
Dropping from the course after this date assigns a grade of F.
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