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. All needed lab materials will
be provided as part of the O'Hara program. Online homework is through Macmillan Learning and is called Achieve. An access code
may be purchased at the UD bookstore or you may purchase access online using a credit card through the Macmillan Learning
website. A computer is necessary for completion of homework assignments.
Goggles, disposable face masks, and a laboratory notebook will be provided at no cost.
The O'Hara program is a fast-paced, intensive course. Click here to see a recent schedule as an example.
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
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