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Daniel A Jaffe
B CUSP 142
Bothell Campus

General Chemistry

For science and engineering majors. Atomic nature of matter, stoichiometry, periodic table, quantum concepts, and gas laws. Includes laboratory. Recommended: high school chemistry and placement into B CUSP 123 or higher.

Class description

Basic scientific principles, atomic structure, atomic theory, the periodic table, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, gases, equilibrium and acid-base chemistry.

Student learning goals

Understand tools and methods that scientists use.

Understand basic atomic structure.

Understand the history and meaning of the periodic table.

Be able to solve complex chemical problems such as those involving stoichiometry, equilibrium, pH, for example.

Understand the meaning and significance of chemical reactions. Be able to balance and interpret chemical equations.

General method of instruction

Lectures, discussions, problem sets and laboratory.

Recommended preparation

High school chemistry is required. Math 120 or equivalent. UWB math placement exam.

Class assignments and grading

Weekly problem sets. Exams. Labs

See above.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Daniel A Jaffe
Date: 08/13/2007