Eastwick College | Evaluated Learning Experience
Chemistry I (CHEM 101)
54 hours (12 weeks).
May 2022 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain a core of chemical terms; definitions, and equations such as matter and energy, atoms, ions, and the periodic table of elements; recognize scientific and quantitative methods, the differences between these approaches and other methods of inquiry, communicate findings, analyses, and interpretations; demonstrate knowledge of units of measure, unit conversion, and significant figures; identify correct formulas of compounds and inorganic nomenclature, as well as electron configuration and Bohr model of the atom; illustrate types of chemical bonds; ionic and covalent; demonstrate how to determine atomic and molecular masses, mole calculations, Avogadro’s number, mole and mass calculations in chemical formulas and chemical reactions, and writing balance chemical reactions; recognized the principles of the gaseous state, gas laws (Boyle’s law, Dalton’s law) as well as intermolecular forces in liquids and solids; describe principles of acid/based theories, PH, buffers, and acid-base indicators; apply methods and appropriate technology to the study of natural science, demonstrate the interdependence of science and technology and their influence and contribution to modern culture.
Major topics include: Lecture, chapter textbook reading; PowerPoint presentations; discussion; demonstrations; videos; DVDs; student worksheets; study guides; exams.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in general science or Chemistry (5/22).