CHM1046 Sections 11-17 Spring 2011 Syllabus
Prerequisite: MAC 1105 with a grade of "C-" or higher, or placement beyond MAC 1105 on the University's Math department exam. CHM1045 and CHM1045L or CHM1045C with a grade of "C-" or higher.
(1) Chemistry A Molecular Approach by Nivaldo Tro 1st Edition
(2) Mastering Chemistry Code (Course ID#MCDILLON88785)
(3) A NON-PROGRAMMABLE Scientific Calculator
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Learning Chemistry requires practice...
Accompanying each chapter in the book will be Homework Sets delivered via Mastering Chemistry designed to let you practice and master problems related to the materials covered in the text. In order to excel in this course you must read each chapter carefully and completely and attempt all of the problems in each homework set.
|Homework (10 Chapters 10 pts each)||100|
|Quizzes (Best 10 at 15 pts each)||150|
|Exams (Best 4 of 5 at 100 pts each)||400|
|Chapter Summaries (10 Chapters 5 pts each)||50|
Final grades in the course will be assigned based on the percentage of total possible points in the course, according to the following percentile scale:
The above scale represents the minimum grade for that percentile range, and the instructor may modify the grade cut-off percentiles downward if necessary to compensate for problematic exams or other factors. The instructor may also wish to provide modified grading scales for individual exams that deviate from the above scale in order to help students track their performance in the course; however, any adjustments to the final grading scale will be based on point totals at the end of the course.
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Missed Quiz or Exam Policy: Because both an exam and several quizzes will be dropped as part of the course schedule, any missed Exam or quiz will automatically become the drop. This also means it is unnecessary to notify the instructor of a missed exam or quiz.
Important Campus Resources
Dirac Science Library: The library is located
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