Sep 19, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22
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CHEM 1510 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I


General course in fundamental chemical principles. Atomic structure, periodic classification, bonding, mole concept, stoichiometry with problem solving, thermochemistry, equilibrium, and gases. Recommended for majors in chemistry, engineering, biological sciences, plant biology, clinical laboratory science, geological sciences, secondary education (B.S.Ed. in biological sciences, chemistry, physics, and integrated science), and preprofessional (biological science) areas.

Requisites: (MATH 1200 or math placement level 2 or higher) and (C- or better in CHEM 1500 or score 1510 or better on chemistry placement exam) and WARNING: not CHEM 1520 or 1210
Credit Hours: 4
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Natural Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture, 3.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMNS Natural Sciences, TAG course: OSC008 General Chemistry I, TAG course: OSC023 General Chemistry Sequence (combo of OSC008/009)
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to apply significant figure rules in all calculations
  • Students will be able to convert between different units using dimensional analysis
  • Students will be able to name and classify inorganic compounds
  • Students will be able to complete stoichiometric calculations by balancing equations and utilizing the mole concept
  • Students will be able to apply gas laws and kinetic molecular theory to processes involving gases
  • Students will be able to predict atomic properties using the basic concepts of quantum theory and periodic trends
  • Students will be able to predict properties of molecules using bonding theories including VSEPR, Valence Bond theory and Molecular Orbital Theory
  • Students will be able to predict properties of reactions involving various concentration units including molarity, mass by mass, mass by volume and volume by volume percents
  • Students will be able to perform calculations involving properties of light
  • Students will be able to perform energy calculations involving Hess’s Law and heating/cooling curves



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