course is part of a two-semester sequence (Chem 163-164) designed for
students who have a strong interest in chemistry and/or for those considering
majoring in a science or engineering discipline requiring a strong background
One year of
high school level chemistry is required. Calculus I is a pre- or
corequisite. Introduction to Experimentation (01:160:171) is a
required one-credit laboratory course run separately. It
may be taken with either Chem 163 or Chem 164. Calculus II should be taken
prior to or along with Chem 164. Please CLICK HERE to see an important message about Chem
171 Labs meeting the first weeks of class.
has lecture and recitation components. The common lecture meets every
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday in WL-AUD from 10:35-11:30 AM. Two
review lectures will be given on Thursday, September 1. The first one
is scheduled in the recitation time slot. The common recitation section
meets every week on Thursday for 55 minutes from about 9:15 - 10:10 AM in
download, or print any of the linked files, you need to have Adobe Acrobat
Reader, at least version 4.0, installed on your computer. This
program can be downloaded (free) from the Adobe website. Paper copies of the syllabus and
other handouts will often be distributed in class. The old exams are a
useful guide and will be covered in lecture the day before each exam.
Exams can be accessed through Sakai.
will be taken in lecture with the Personal Response System (PRS) and homework collected normally during the Wednesday
meeting. The first graded homework is from Lecture 4 and 5, which will
be collected on Wednesday, September 14; it will be discussed and returned
during recitation on Thursday, September 15. Each lecture attended is
worth 1 point (39 points maximum) and each homework lecture assignment 1
point (34 points maximum). Details of the grading are given in the PRS link above. In addition, there will be a number of
bonus points given for unannounced lecture quizzes. There may be web
assignments (Sakai) worth additional points as
well. The course web site will be accessed through Sakai. Old exams are available there.
in this course will be through the course email list and/or Sakai, which I will construct from the eden
or private email addresses you provide.
Best wishes for an enjoyable and rewarding