2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
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2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

CHM 152 - General Chemistry II

CHM 1152
Description: Advanced topics in general chemistry including chemical kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base, and electrochemistry. Chemical principles are presented at a level appropriate for science majors and pre-professional students.

Prerequisites: CHM 151 

Credits: 4
Lecture: 3
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Laboratory practice
  2. Solutions and colligative properties of solutions
  3. Chemical kinetics: reaction mechanisms and reaction rates
  4. Chemical equilibrium: equilibrium constants, reaction diagrams, and Le Chatelier's Principle
  5. Advanced equilibrium principles: acid-base behavior, pH and titration curves, buffers and buffer preparation, solubility products
  6. Chemical thermodynamics: enthalpy, entropy, and Gibbs Free Energy
  7. Electrochemistry: balancing redox equations, electrochemical cells, connections with thermodynamics and equilibrium
  8. Nuclear chemistry: nuclear power, bombs, waste, radiologic dating, and writing nuclear equations

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use scientific reasoning to evaluate physical and natural phenomena. (1-8) 
  2. Identify the unifying themes of the scientific field of study. (1-8)
  3. Interpret the numerical and graphical presentation of scientific data. (1-8) 
  4. Use the tools and equipment necessary for basic scientific analysis and research. (1) 
  5. Record the results of investigation through writing. (1)