CHM 111-112 Syllabus
Division: Arts and Sciences Date: November 2017
Curricula in Which Course is Taught: Science, Liberal Arts, Business Administration
Course Number and Title: CHM 111-112 General Chemistry I-II
Credit Hours: 4 Hours/Wk Lecture: 3 Hours/Wk Lab: 3 Lec/Lab Comb: 6
I. Catalog Description: Explores the fundamental laws, theories and mathematical concepts of chemistry. Designed primarily for science and engineering majors.
Relationship of the Course to
Curricula Objectives in which course is taught:
This is a transfer level science course which promotes a firma understanding of scientific methods and the structure of the natural world.
III. Required Background: Prerequisite MTE 3 or equivalent. Non-developmental in math and English
IV. Course Content:
V. Learner Outcomes
Students will be able to
A. Explain and describe the general structure and procedures of scientific method
B. Explain and describe basic concepts and principles integral to the content above and make reasonable inferences from them.
C. Solve problems required by the concepts and principles of chemistry.
D. Perform elementary laboratory experiments relevant to the content topics
E. Accurately record and report observations of the results of experiments using appropriate standards of quantification.
F. Effectively and safely use laboratory equipment to execute experiments.
Learner outcomes will be measured by classroom participation, homework, some combination of tests and quizzes and other assignments defined by faculty.
Laboratory experience and experimentation will also be evaluated through a series of experiments designed to integrate with the classroom learning.
All written assignments will be assessed for spelling, punctuation, grammar, and consistency according to the conventions of standard English.
VII. This course supports the following objectives:
DCC Educational Objectives: