This course builds on the foundation especially of CHEM 12, examining the relationships of chemical equilibrium with thermodynamics and electrochemistry, with emphasis on the acid/base reaction important in biology. It also provides a comprehensive introduction to organic chemistry.
- Total Hours: 105
Lecture Hours: 3
Seminars and Tutorials: 1
Laboratory Hours: 3
This course is offered online:
- CHEM 103 Fundamentals of Chemistry I
- Consent of the instructor.
- Relate the thermodynamic and electrochemical effects on chemical equilibria.
Correlate aqueous equilibrium of acids and bases with preparation and properties of buffered solutions.
Identify the major groups of organic molecules and their basic properties.
Understand the types and significance of isomers, especially their stereochemistry.
- Describe fundamental organic chemistry reaction mechanisms.
Apply mathematics to quantify chemical outcomes.
Carry out chemical procedures and integrate the data into an intellectual framework.
Provide a course equivalent to a second-semester, first-year chemistry course at BC Universities.
Percentage of Individual Work:
Course Offered in Other Programs:
Associate of Arts Degree, Associate of Arts Degree - Criminology Specialization, University Arts and Sciences certificates
Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.