CHEM 120

General Chemistry II

A two-semester, introductory course designed to give a solid introduction to chemical principles. The first semester covers topics of atomic structure, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, atomic theory, bonding, intermolecular forces, phase changes, introduction to reactions, gases, and thermodynamics. Second semester topics include equilibria, kinetics, acids and bases, buffers, oxidation-reductions, electrochemistry, and aspects of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry.