Submitted by Ben Lovaasen / Wheaton College (IL) on Thu, 06/23/2022 - 14:32
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Specific Course Information
Course Area and Number
CHEM 336
Wheaton College
Wheaton, IL
Inorganic Chemistry (5th Edition) Housecroft and Sharpe
Course Meetings and Time
Number of meetings per week
3 meetings / week
Time per meeting (minutes)
70 min / meeting
Number of weeks
15 weeks
Lab Associated
Yes, required, concurrently
Average Class Size
5 to 15
Typical Student Population
This course is taken by junior and senior chemistry majors
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Learning Goals

1) Students who complete this course will be able to apply fundamental knowledge from topics in Inorganic Chemistry.

2) Students who complete this course will have mastered fundamental laboratory techniques in Inorganic Chemistry, including synthetic techniques unique to Inorganic Chemistry

3) Students who complete this course will be able to relate chemical properties and chemical relativities of Inorganic materials to their electronic structure.

4) Students who complete this course will be able to effectively communicate the results of an Inorganic synthesis and analysis using the conventions of chemical communication.

5) Students who complete this course will possess the tools and foundational background to explore in-depth topics in Inorganic Chemistry.

How the course is taught
This course is mostly lecture with some small group work
Grading Scheme
Laboratory 20%
Homework 15%
Section Exams 45%
Final Exam 20%

Minimum grade cutoff
A 90%
A− 85%
B+ 80%
B 75%
B− 70%
C+ 65%
C 60%
C− 55%
D 45%
F <45% Failing
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