SRJC Course Outlines

8/7/2020 7:51:16 AMCHEM 4A Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHEM 4ATitle:  GEN CHEM WITH QUANT  
Full Title:  General Chemistry with Quantitative Analysis
Last Reviewed:10/14/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum5.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum5.00Lab Scheduled6.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled105.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total157.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 262.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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First semester of an intensive one-year program covering physical inorganic and analytical chemistry.  Includes the periodic table, stoichiometry, atomic theory and structure, bonding, thermochemistry, kinetic molecular theory of gases, and properties of mixtures.  Laboratory includes quantitative and instrumental analysis.  Recommended for chemistry, chemical engineering, preprofessional, and physical or life science majors.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Completion of CHEM 42 AND completion of MATH 154 or completion of MATH 155 or higher (V2). Students petitioning to enroll without CHEM 42 (or equivalent) should take the chemistry diagnostic test and submit a chemistry placement questionnaire to the Assessment Office in Student Services.


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of ENGL 1A.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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First semester of an intensive one-year program covering physical inorganic and analytical chemistry.  Includes the periodic table, stoichiometry, atomic theory and structure, bonding, thermochemistry, kinetic molecular theory of gases, and properties of mixtures.  Laboratory includes quantitative and instrumental analysis.  Recommended for chemistry, chemical engineering, preprofessional, and physical or life science majors.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Completion of CHEM 42 AND completion of MATH 154 or completion of MATH 155 or higher (V2). Students petitioning to enroll without CHEM 42 (or equivalent) should take the chemistry diagnostic test and submit a chemistry placement questionnaire to the Assessment Office in Student Services.
Recommended:Completion of ENGL 1A.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 B1Physical ScienceFall 1981Fall 2018
 B3Laboratory Activity  
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 5APhysical SciencesFall 1981Fall 2018
 5CFulfills Lab Requirement  
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: CHEM 110 General Chemistry for Science Majors I, with Lab SRJC Equivalent Course(s): CHEM1A OR CHEM4A
 CID Descriptor: CHEM 120S General Chemistry for Science Majors Sequence A SRJC Equivalent Course(s): CHEM1A AND CHEM1B OR CHEM4A AND CHEM4B

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Use dimensional analysis and stoichiometry to solve quantitative chemical problems.  
2.  Apply atomic theory in describing the physical and chemical properties of matter.  
3.  Summarize the quantum mechanical structure of the hydrogen atom in light of its emission spectrum, and apply it to many-electron systems.  
4.  Apply kinetic-molecular theory to the behavior of ideal and real gases.  
5.  Calculate energy changes in calorimetry and chemical reactions.  
6.  Relate an understanding of changes in entropy and free energy to the spontaneity of physical and chemical processes.  
7.  Describe the bonding and shapes of simple compounds and ions with a range of models.  
8.  Relate intermolecular forces to the physical properties of matter.  
9.  Calculate the effects of solute concentration on the physical properties of solutions.  
10.  Use appropriate techniques to obtain accurate and precise analytical measurements in the laboratory.  
11.  Use advanced instrumentation, such as UV-Visible and infrared (IR) spectroscopy, gas chromatography (GC) and atomic absorption (AA) in analysis of unknowns.  
12.  Analyze experimental error qualitatively and with statistical methods.  
13.  Graph (as appropriate), interpret, and communicate the results of laboratory experiments in writing.  
14.  Apply chemical principles to real world situations.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Fundamentals
   A.  Metric system and units
   B.  Dimensional analysis and conversions
   C.  Significant figures
   D.  Atomic theory
   E.  Nomenclature of binary ionic and covalent compounds
   F.  Chemical composition
   G.  Basic chemical reactions
II.  Stoichiometry
   A.  Moles and molar mass
   B.  Mass calculations
   C.  Limiting reactants and yields
   D.  Molarity and solution stoichiometry
   E.  Gas stoichiometry
   F.  Energy calculations
III.  Structure of the atom
   A.  Light and the electromagnetic spectrum
   B.  Wave and particle properties of light
   C.  Emission spectra
   D.  Bohr model of hydrogen
   E.  Quantum mechanical model of the atom
   F.  Quantum numbers
   G.  Writing electron configurations
IV.  Thermochemistry
   A.  Calorimetry and the first law of thermodynamics
   B.  Pressure-Volume (PV) work
   C.  Energy vs. enthalpy
   D.  Hess's law
   E.  Reaction enthalpies
   G.  Entropy and the second law of thermodynamics
   H.  Spontaneity and Gibbs free energy
V.  Periodic trends
   A.  Atomic size
   B.  Ionization energy
   C.  Electronegativity
   D.  Ionic radius
VI.  Bonding and Molecular Structure
   A.  Ionic bonding
   B.  Born-Haber cycle
   C.  Lewis structures
   D.  Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) Theory
   E.  Covalent bond order, polarity, energy and length
   F.  Bond energies and reaction enthalpies
   G.  Hybridization of atomic orbitals
   H.  Valence Bond (VB) theory
   I.  Molecular Orbital (MO) theory
VII.  Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases
   A.  Molecular scale understanding of gas pressure and temperature
   B.  Heat capacity of gases
   C.  Development and applications of the ideal gas law
   D.  Dalton's law of partial pressures
   E.  Graham's law of effusion and diffusion
   F.  Approximating real gases with the van Der Waals equation
VIII.  Intermolecular Forces (IMF)
   A.  Molecular polarity
   B.  Types of intermolecular forces
   C.  Physical properties and IMF
   D.  Phases and phase diagrams
IX.  Liquids and Solids
X.  Colligative Properties
   A.  Using molality and mole fraction to measure solution concentration
   B.  Vapor pressure lowering
   C.  Freezing point depression
   D.  Boiling point elevation
   E.  Osmosis
 
Laboratory material:
1.  Lab safety and maintaining a lab notebook
2.  Measurements
3.  Gravimetric analysis
4.  Determining a stoichiometric ratio
5.  Synthesis and limiting reactants
6.  Determining the formula of a compound
7.  Gas laws
8.  Calorimetry
9.  Hydrogen emission spectrum
10.  Determination of an unknown
11.  Titration
     a.  Acid-base
     b.  Complexometric
     c.  Redox
12.  Instrumental analysis
     a. Ultraviolet-Visible spectroscopy
     b.  Infrared (IR) spectroscopy
     c.  Atomic absorption (AA)
     d.  Gas chromatography (GC)
     e.  Mass spectrometry (MS)
13. Techniques and skills
     a.  Determining mass using a balance
     b.  Use of a buret
     c.  Using volumetric glassware to prepare solutions
     d.  Using spreadsheet software to graph data and perform calculations
     e.  Writing laboratory reports

Assignments:
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1.  Specific reading and study assignments from the textbook (20-30 pages per week)
2.  Completion of recommended homework problems (0-30 per week).
3.  Lab experiments and reports (approximately 1 per week)
4.  Exams (3-5 per semester), quizzes (0-4 per semester), final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 35%
Lab reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 20%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
50 - 80%
Exams, quizzes, final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Chemical Principles, 7th Ed., Zumdahl and DeCoste (Cengage, 2013).
Chemical Principles: The Quest for Insight, 6th Ed., Atkins and Jones (Freeman, 2012).
General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications, 10th Ed., Petrucci, Herring, Madura, Bissonnette (Pearson, 2010).
Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change, 6th Ed, Silberberg (McGraw-Hill, 2011).
Principles of Modern Chemistry, 7th Ed., Oxtoby, Gillis and Campion, (Cengage, 2011).
 
Lab Manuals
Instructor Prepared Materials
Laboratory Experiments for Chemistry: The Central Science, 12th Ed., Brown, Nelson, Kemp and Stoltzfus (Pearson, 2011).
Quantitative Chemical Analysis, 8th Ed., Daniel Harris, (Freeman, 2010).
Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, 9th Ed., Skoog, West, Holler and Crouch (Cengage, 2013).

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