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CHEM 1030-002
Fundamentals of Chemistry I
FALL, 2014

Professor: Dr. Eta Isiorho
Office: Science Center Lab Building, Room #413 Email: eai0002@auburn.edu
Lecture: SCA, Room 101. MWF 11:00 – 11:50 AM
Reviews:As needed, usually a day or two before an exam
Office Hours:MWF 9 AM – 10 AM, M 2 PM – 3 PM Th 10 AM – 11 AM and by Appointment

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Chemistry 1030 is a science core course. A study of fundamental concepts of chemistry including nomenclature, states of matter, the periodic table and periodic trends, chemical reactions, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, and the properties of gases, liquids, solutions and solids.

Required Materials:

Textbook: Chemistry---Atoms First (2nd Edition) by Burdge/Overly (McGraw Hill).

Option # 1: 'digital/eBook package' (ISBN: 9781259382444)
 Includes:
(1) ALEKS 360 Access Card (2 Semester) for Chemistry: Atoms First (2015) (2) access to downloadable Vital Source eBook 5 year license

Option # 2: 'loose leaf package' (ISBN: 9781259382307)
 Includes
(1) loose leaf, 3 ring binder version of Burdge/Overby, Chemistry: Atoms First, 2nd ed. (2015) (2) ALEKS 360 Access Card (2 Semester) for Chemistry: Atoms First (2015) (3) access to downloadable Vital Source eBook 5 year license

Option # 3: 'hardbound package' (ISBN: 9781259382369)
 Includes
(1) hardbound version of Burdge/Overby, Chemistry: Atoms First, 2nd ed. (2015) (2) ALEKS 360 Access Card (2 Semester) for Chemistry: Atoms First (2015) (3) access to downloadable Vital Source eBook 5 year license

ONLINE PURCHASE DIRECT FROM ALEKS DURING REGISTRATION PROCESS: ALEKS 360 Online Access (2 Semester) for Chemistry: Atoms First (2015)  NOTE: this is an eBook only option. You will not have a printed textbook but will have access to the eBook within ALEKS, this option also does NOT include access to the downloadable Vital Source eBook in the bookstore packages outlined above.

i-Clicker: We will be utilizing the i-Clicker student response system throughout the semester for attendance, class participation, and quizzes. The i-Clicker remote is available at the University Bookstore. ALEKS: (see homework section).

Calculator: A non-graphing calculator is needed for the course (scientific, i.e. TI-30).

COURSE OBJECTIVES:You should have a firm background in the basics of chemistry at the conclusion of this course. In this class, you will learn the fundamental details of chemistry. In addition, I hope that you will appreciate the role that chemistry plays in other sciences and in medicine. We will be covering Chapters 1-12.

E-MAIL: eai0002@auburn.edu Your subject line MUST include the following: CHEM 1030. If your question is regarding Exam 1 then it should be written as follows: CHEM 1030 EXAM1. You will do the same for homework, quizzes, and making appointments. These types of subject lines will greatly enhance the response time.

GRADE SCHEME:Quizzes/in Class Participation: 10%
Homework: 12.5%
Three exams:52.5%
Comprehensive Final Exam: 25%

Grading Scale: 90 - 100%A
80 - 89%B
70 - 79%C
60 - 69%D
< 60% F

ATTENDANCE: Attendance is not required for this course; however, it is highly advisable that you come to every class. There is no need to bring excuses for missed class(es). If you miss class, then you are responsible for all information, handouts, and announcements missed. If you miss a quiz then you will receive a zero. If you miss an exam you will take an essay make-up exam (or an oral exam) on a day of the instructor’s choosing. The Tiger Cub outlines acceptable excused absences. If you already know you will be missing a class due to a university approved/sponsored event, please notify me in advance and we will arrange with a fellow student to obtain lecture notes, handouts, and class announcements....
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