CHEM 2150

CHEM 2150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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. This course 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 Highly recommended prerequisite: a score of 5 on the CEEB AP Chemistry exam. Corequisite: calculus course at level of MATH 1110 or MATH 1910 for students who have not taken high school calculus. Students with two years high school chemistry or equivalent may also enroll with permission of the instructor.
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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4124 CHEM 2150   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry wait list accessible only at https://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu/waitlist.cfm

  •  4125 CHEM 2150   LAB 401

    • M
    • Aug 29 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry wait list accessible only at https://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu/waitlist.cfm

  •  4126 CHEM 2150   LAB 402

    • T
    • Aug 29 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry wait list accessible only at https://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu/waitlist.cfm

  •  4127 CHEM 2150   LAB 403

    • W
    • Aug 29 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry wait list accessible only at https://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu/waitlist.cfm

  •  4128 CHEM 2150   LAB 404

    • R
    • Aug 29 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry wait list accessible only at https://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu/waitlist.cfm

  •  4129 CHEM 2150   LAB 405

    • F
    • Aug 29 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    If you are unable to register for a lab section you need to sign-up on the Chemistry wait list accessible only at https://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu/waitlist.cfm