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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
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CHEM 142 - Chemical Principles II

(4 credits)
Prerequisite: CHEM 141 with a minimum grade of “C-” and MATH 140/140E or higher
Corequisite: CHEM 142L

The second of a two-semester course sequence designed for students majoring in physical and biological sciences, this course will help students build a solid foundation in chemical facts and fundamental principles needed for intermediate and advanced courses in biology, chemistry, geological sciences and physics. Topics covered include properties of solutions, kinetics, chemical equilibrium including applications to acid/base chemistry, solubility, buffers and other aqueous ionic equilibria, free energy and thermodynamics. Laboratory work emphasizes physical and chemical measurements and quantitative analysis. Three hours of lecture, one hour of recitation, and three hours of laboratory weekly. Offered spring semester and summer session. (CNSL; CQUR)