This is an intensive course in fundamental atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, states of matter, classification of elements, thermochemistry, and gas laws. The laboratory component is intended to build on topics covered in the corresponding lecture, to develop analytical and preparative skills, and to develop the ability to effectively collect, analyze and report data. Four-hour lecture, three-hour lab. Course fee required.
Offered Fall for 5 Semester hours.