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Course Information

Course Information

Textbook

The required textbook for the course will be Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, 2nd through 5th ed. by Nivaldo J.Tro. The 5th edition will be available in the University bookstore and earlier editions can be found online. The lab manual is a special order from Brooks/Cole and will be available for purchase in the University bookstore.  Online homework is through Sapling Learning; an access card will be in the bookstore.  A computer is necessary for completion of homework assignments.

Laboratory Supplies

Goggles, disposable face masks, and a laboratory notebook will be provided at no cost.

Class Calendar

The O'Hara program is a fast-paced, intensive course. Click here to see the 2019 schedule as an example.

Class Schedule

Lecture usually runs from 8:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m., Monday through Friday, with a thirty-minute break around 10:00 a.m. Lecture exams will be on each Monday morning from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

There is a pre-lab lecture for all students from 1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.; Lab is 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.  There will be ten laboratory experiments each semester, as well as a lab final.

Various activities and trips are planned for each week on either Friday evening or Saturday.

 

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