CHEM 2150

CHEM 2150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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 Lab fee: $20 (non-refundable) covers cost of safety goggles, lab apron, and breakage.
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 2080 and CHEM 2150.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, PHS-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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4184CHEM 2150  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Davis, H

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    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.

  •  4185CHEM 2150  LAB 401

    • M
    • Aug 30 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    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.

  •  4186CHEM 2150  LAB 402

    • T
    • Aug 31 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    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.

  •  4187CHEM 2150  LAB 403

    • W
    • Sep 1 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    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.

  •  4188CHEM 2150  LAB 404

    • R
    • Sep 2 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    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.

  •  4189CHEM 2150  LAB 405

    • F
    • Sep 3 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    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.