Course Information

Course Information

Textbook

The required textbook for the course will be Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, 2nd, 3rd or 4th ed. by Nivaldo J.Tro. The 4th 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 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.

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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