CHEM 2150

CHEM 2150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both CHEM 2150 and CHEM 2080.

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5626CHEM 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/resources#wait-list.

  •  5627CHEM 2150  LAB 401

    • M
    • Aug 27 - Dec 4, 2018
    • Staff

  • Labs begin on August 27. 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/resources#wait-list.

  •  5628CHEM 2150  LAB 402

    • T
    • Aug 28 - Dec 4, 2018
    • Staff

  • Labs begin on August 28. 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/resources#wait-list

  •  5629CHEM 2150  LAB 403

    • W
    • Aug 29 - Dec 4, 2018
    • Staff

  • 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/resources#wait-list

  •  5630CHEM 2150  LAB 404

    • R
    • Aug 30 - Dec 4, 2018
    • Staff

  • 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/resources#wait-list

  •  5631CHEM 2150  LAB 405

    • F
    • Aug 31 - Dec 4, 2018
    • Staff

  • 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/resources#wait-list