CHEM 2150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Intensive systematic study of the laws and concepts of chemistry, with considerable emphasis on quantitative aspects. CHEM 2150 covers electronic structure of atoms, chemical bonding, thermodynamics, kinetics, and equilibrium. 2150 serves as an accelerated entry into organic chemistry in the Spring semester for students with a strong background in chemistry. Laboratory work covers qualitative and quantitative analysis, thermodynamics, kinetics transition metal chemistry, and spectroscopic techniques.

When Offered Fall.

Fees Course fee: $20 nonrefundable lab fee that covers cost of safety goggles, lab apron and breakage.
Permission Note Enrollment limited.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: A score of 5 on the CEEB AP Chemistry exam is highly recommended. Students with two years high school chemistry or equivalent may also enroll with permission of the instructor. Corequisite: calculus course at level of MATH 1110 or MATH 1910 for students who have not taken high school calculus.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: Students may not receive credit for both CHEM 2150 and CHEM 2080.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS)

Comments Students who have earned a score of 5 on the CEEB AP Chemistry exam receive credit for CHEM 2070 or CHEM 2090. Recommended for students who intend to specialize in chemistry or in related fields.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5902CHEM 2150  LEC 001

  • See individual labs for starting dates. Latecomers for 1st mtg of labs forfeit their spot, but are not automatically dropped from the course. See below for start date of each lab. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm.

  •  5903CHEM 2150  LAB 401

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  • Labs begin on August 29. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm.

  •  5904CHEM 2150  LAB 402

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  • Labs begin on August 30. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm

  •  5905CHEM 2150  LAB 403

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  • Labs begin on August 31. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm

  •  5906CHEM 2150  LAB 404

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  • Labs begin on Sept. 1. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm

  •  5907CHEM 2150  LAB 405

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  • Labs begin on Sept. 2. If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/courses/index.cfm