General course goals:
1.) Present the basic principles of chemistry as an intellectual discipline and achieve appreciation f chemistry as a creative pursuit of human knowledge.
2.) Develop facility in analytical, critical thinking, especially thinking that involves logical and quantities relationships.
3.) Develop scientifically literate citizens through an understanding of the methods of science and the role of chemistry in society and everyday life.
4.) Stimulate interest in chemistry and provide adequite preparation for further scientific studies.

Course Outline:
Unit 1 Basic Skills
A. Report Writing
B. Measurement
C. Metric System
D. Graphing techniques
E. Accuracy, precision, and uncertainty
F. Characteristic properties
G. Identifying chemical and physical changes
H. Dimensional analysis
I. Elements and symbols

Unit 2 Gasses and the Mole Concept
A. Law of combining Volumes
B. Avogadro’s Hypothesis
C. Chemical Equations
D. Atomic Mass
E. The Mole and Molecular Mass
F. The Gas Laws
G. STP
H. Ideal Gas Law
I. Water Vapor Pressure

Unit 3 Kinetic Molecular Theory
A. Phase changes
B. Vapor pressures
C. Heats of vaporization and fusion
D. Melting and boiling points
E. Solution process
F. Molar concentration
Unit 4 Atomic Structure and Periodicity
A. Atomic mass, mass number, isotopes, atomic number
B. Cathode ray tubes
C. Experiments of Thomson and Milliken
D. Rutherford’s Gold Foil Experiments
E. The Bohr Atom
F. Electromagnetic Radiation
G. Atomic spectra-emission and absorption
H. The matter wave” nature of the electron
I. Quantum theory and quantum numbers
J. Aufbau diagrams
K. Lewis electron dot structures
L. Atomic Orbital models
M. The periodic Law
N. Metals, nonmetals, and their properties
O. Atomic radius, ionic radius, ionization energy

Unit 5 Chemical Bonding
A. Ionic bonding
B. Bonding of atomic orbital
C. Covalent bonds
D. Hybridization of Be, B, C
E. Molecular geometry and bond angles
F. Dipoles and ionic character of covalent bonds
G. Multiple bonds in carbon
H. Hydrogen bonding and van der Waal”s forces
I. Metallic bonding

Unit 6 Equation Writing and Stochiometry
A. Equation writing for specific reaction types
a. Composition
b. Decomposition
c. Combustion
d. Single replacement
e. Double replacement
B. Equation writing and chemical equations
a. Mass-mass
b. Mass-volume
c. Volume-volume
d. Percent composition

Unit 7 Energy change in chemical relations
A. Calorie, specific heat. Q=mcΔT relations
B. Heat exchange during chemical reactions
C. Hess’ law of constant heat summation
D. Enthalpy tables