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CHEM 115b

Spring 2012 Course Faculty

Dr. Jessica Parr

Course Overview

The CHEM 115a/115b sequence is intended to provide a rigorous introduction to important theories and concepts in the broad area of general chemistry.  CHEM 115b is an honors course, and therefore it will be taught at a conceptually, and mathematically, higher level than that of the corresponding non-honors course.  Detailed quantitative aspects of solutions, chemical equilibrium, acid-base
equilibria, solubility equilibria, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, and nuclear chemistry.

Required Textbooks for 2011-2012 Academic Year


“Principles of Modern Chemistry” (6th Edition) by Oxtoby, Gillis and Campion


“Chem 115a Laboratory Packet” by USC Advanced General Chemistry Program