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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles II (3) Continuation of CHEM 110, including an introduction to the chemistry of the elements.

CHEM 112 Chemical Principles II (3)
(GN)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

CHEM 112 is the second semester of a comprehensive, two-semester general chemistry sequence following CHEM 110. It uses the same text as CHEM 110 and builds upon the subject matter of that course. The course covers the following topics: reaction rates and chemical kinetics, catalysis, acid-base equilibria, the pH scale, common-ion effect, acid-base titrations, factors that affect solubility, buffers, chemical thermodynamics, entropy, free energy, electrochemistry, oxidation-reduction reactions, oxidation numbers, voltaic cells, batteries, corrosion, electrolysis, chemistry of the nonmetals such as hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, halogens, noble gases, transition metals, modern materials, alloys and metallurgy, nuclear chemistry, radioactivity, fission and fusion.  GN credit for CHEM 112 requires that CHEM 113 or CHEM 113B also be completed.


General Education: GN
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Natural Sciences
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: CHEM 110 orCHEM 106

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.