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Course Name: Chemistry for Allied Health Majors
Course Number: CHEM 10
Course Objectives:
  • Chem 10 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical bonding concepts such as writing the electron-dot (Lewis) structure, predicting molecular geometry, and determining whether a given bond is ionic, nonpolar covalent or polar-covalent.
  • Students enrolling in CHEM 10 are able to perform appropriate algebra skills.
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area B courses will evaluate the impact of science on their daily lives
  • Chem 10 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of acid-base concepts such as predicting products of neutralization reaction, comparing relative acidity of solutions based on pH, and calculating the concentrations of hydronium ions, hydroxide ions, and pH of acidic and basic solutions.
  • Chem 10 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical bonding concepts such as writing the electron-dot (Lewis) structure, predicting molecular geometry, and determining whether a given bond is ionic, nonpolar covalent or polar-covalent.
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area B courses will evaluate the impact of science on their daily lives. This GEO assessment was based on the topic of Reaction Rates
  • Chem 10 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of acid-base concepts such as predicting products of neutralization reaction, comparing relative acidity of solutions based on pH, and calculating the concentrations of hydronium ions, hydroxide ions, and pH of acidic and basic solutions.
  • Chem 10 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical bonding concepts such as writing the electron-dot (Lewis) structure, predicting molecular geometry, and determining whether a given bond is ionic, nonpolar covalent or polar-covalent.
  • Chem 10 student will be successful at defining a chemical reaction and identifying the observations that indicate a chemical reaction.
  • 1) Chem 10 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of acid-base concepts such as comparing relative acidity of solutions based on pH 2) Chem 10 students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of acid-base concepts such as calculating the concentrations of hydronium ions, hydroxide ions, and pH of acidic and basic solutions
  • Express measurements using correct significant figures. Perform calculations, set up and solve problems using conversion factors.
  • Analyze the structure of an atom, and write electron configurations for elements in the Periodic Table.
  • Differentiate types of radioactivity, contrast methods of medical applications, write nuclear equations and solve problems relating to half-lives of radioactive substances.
  • Identify the types of bonds, predict bond polarity, and write the names or formulas for inorganic compounds.
  • Compare and contrast the three states of matter and forms of energy. Evaluate energy profiles of chemical reactions and calculate the energy for changes of state.
  • Complete and balance various types of chemical equations including oxidation-reduction reactions. Apply the concept of mole to solve for quantities in chemical reactions.
  • Apply the concepts of reversible reactions to explain chemical equilibrium.
  • Apply gas laws to describe the behavior of gases. Set up and solve gas law problems.
  • Solve various solution problems including solubility, concentration, and dilution. Compare solution properties such as osmosis, dialysis, electrolytes, and non-electrolytes.
  • Identify common characteristics of acids and bases including names, strengths, reactions, ionization in aqueous solution, pH scale, and buffers. Calculate the pH of solutions and evaluate the effects of adding an acid/base to a buffer system.
  • Compare and contrast the structure and properties, apply the IUPAC naming system, identify functional groups, and draw structural formulas for organic compounds.
  • Demonstrate proper and safe laboratory techniques, record observations, collect and analyze data, and form conclusion by performing both qualitative and quantitative experiments that support lecture topics.
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  • Perform calculations, set up and solve problems using conversion factors.