CHEM 1010, General Chemistry I Lecture & Lab, is a three-credit, lecture only, online general chemistry course. The overall goal of this course is to give an introduction to general chemistry emphasizing the concepts that will be important for and provide the basis for the subjects you will encounter in their future studies. These concepts include components of matter, atomic theory, stoichiometry, chemical reactions and bonding, thermochemistry, gases, quantum theory, electron configuration, models of bonding, theories of covalent bonding, shapes of molecules and intermolecular forces of liquids, and solids.
CHEM 1010L is a one-credit, lab only, online general chemistry course. The overall goal of this course is to give an introduction to general chemistry focused on understanding the concepts within the labs and the scientific method. These concepts include: components of matter, atomic theory, stoichiometry, chemical reactions and bonding, thermochemistry, gases, quantum theory, electron configuration, models of bonding, theories of covalent bonding, shapes of molecules and intermolecular forces of liquids, and solids.
All exams are taken online. Major exams are required to be proctored online through ProctorU. For instructions on how to take your exams online, visit UNE Online’s ProctorU site. Please note exams must also be proctored with the UNE-approved external webcam.
For CHEM 1010L, most of the weeks include a laboratory assignment. You will perform all laboratory assignments in a non-laboratory setting, such as your kitchen. You will complete one written lab report, as well as two lab discussion question posts. There will also be a lab final that covers the objectives from each of the required labs.
The laboratory sections were often very fun at times, and very helpful in truly understanding the lecture concepts; for example, titrations and all of the calculations that come with them would have been completely different if I didn’t get to do them in lab.
The lectures were a very significant asset to my success as well. The courses took a lot of self-motivation and my success was very dependent upon my skills in utilizing all resources available to me, but like with all classes, if you take the time and put real effort into these courses, they are completely doable.
Both instructors for General Chemistry I and II would happily make time to meet and discuss any issues I was having with the work and were SUPER supportive. This was very beneficial to my success in the two courses.
*Total payment is due in full at the time of registration. The cost of the materials is not included in this total.
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Working at the pace typical for a four-semester hour course, the average student will complete this online course in approximately 16 weeks. Many students have elected an online course for the sake of flexibility. Since the course is self-paced, you may be able to complete the course in less than 16 weeks.
You may enroll for a course at any time through our self-service registration portal. Payment is needed in full at the time of registration.
You must be registered for your class by 12:00 noon EST the Monday before the class starts. Your official start date is the date that the course opens and you will have 16 weeks from that date to complete your course.
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