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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 113 (GN) Experimental Chemistry II (1) Continuation of CHEM 111, with emphasis on topics related to CHEM 112.

CHEM 113 Experimental Chemistry II (1)
(GN)

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

CHEM 113 is a second-semester, one-credit introductory general chemistry laboratory course meant to complement the lecture course CHEM 112. The course builds on material learned in CHEM 111 with emphasis on quantitative analytical procedures. Essential material covered includes proper use of a laboratory notebook, writing of a formal laboratory report, use of the chemical literature, experimental design, interpretation of data using statistics, laboratory safety procedures, and an appreciation for what instruments can and cannot do. The course introduces laboratory experimentation in the context of a variety of specific topics, for example: halogens, their compounds and their reactions chemical kinetics of a simple chemical reaction; acid-base equilibria and titrations; oxidation-reduction reactions and electrochemistry; separations of compounds using paper and liquid chromatography; separations using gas chromatography. GN credit for CHEM 113 requires that CHEM 112 or CHEM 112H also be completed.


General Education: GN
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Natural Sciences
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 111 . Prerequisite or concurrent:CHEM 112

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