## Course Content and Outcome Guide for CH 104

- Course Number:
- CH 104
- Course Title:
- Allied Health Chemistry I
- Credit Hours:
- 5
- Lecture Hours:
- 40
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- 0
- Lab Hours:
- 30
- Special Fee:

#### Course Description

Includes general principles of chemistry; atomic structure, mole concept, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, and gas laws. This is the first course of a three course sequence. Designed for students in a health science program, e.g. Nursing, Medical Laboratory Technician, Vet Tech, or for a laboratory science elective. Prerequisite: WR 115 and RD 115 or equivalent placement test scores. Prerequisite/Concurrent: MTH 95. Audit available.#### Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

· Assess the impact of general chemical theory on phenomena encountered in everyday life including the environment and human health.

· Apply critical thinking skills and an understanding of scientific inquiry to make evidence-based decisions on issues that affect

the environment and the community and encourage lifelong learning.

· Formulate mathematical and chemical models based on quantitative and qualitative reasoning in order to solve problems.

· Communicate complex scientific concepts and reasoning effectively, both orally and through formal and informal writings and reports.

· Collaborate effectively with a diverse team to solve complex problems and accomplish tasks effectively.

· Critically evaluate sources of scientific information to determine the validity of the data.

#### Course Activities and Design

- Active Learning: Problem-solving assignments
- Full-class Learning: Recitation exercises
- Collaborative Learning: Laboratory activities
- Independent Learning: Reading and lecture

#### Outcome Assessment Strategies

- Hand in assignments for grading
- Participation
- Lab reports
- Testing

#### Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

- MATTER
- Define and apply the following terms
- mass, weight
- Density
- specific heat
- temperature

- Differentiate the following based on cogent characteristics:
- elements
- compounds
- mixtures
- chemical changes
- physical changes
- conservation of energy

- Define and apply the following terms

- MEASUREMENT
- Perform calculations based on the following:
- dimensional analysis
- metric conversions
- significant figures
- uncertainty in measurement

- Perform calculations based on the following:
- ATOMIC THEORY
- Construct a theoretical model of the atom based on the following:
- electrons
- protons
- neutrons
- isotopes
- atomic weight
- mass number

- Construct a theoretical model of the atom based on the following:
- PERIODIC TABLE
- Recognize and recite the following from a periodic table:
- electron structure
- metals
- nonmetals
- families
- groups
- periods of elements

- Recognize and recite the following from a periodic table:
- NOMENCLATURE
- Determine the proper name or formula of compounds based on the following:
- representative metals
- transition metals
- polyatomic ions
- binary covalent compounds
- acids and bases

- Determine the proper name or formula of compounds based on the following:
- CHEMICAL BONDING
- Define the following and use the terms to classify the chemical bonding in a given compound.
- ionic bonds
- electron dot structure
- formulas
- covalent bonds
- molecular geometry

- Define the following and use the terms to classify the chemical bonding in a given compound.
- CHEMICAL REACTIONS
- Write the chemical equation for a given reaction
- Balance the equation
- Classify the type of chemical reaction.
- Distinguish between exothermic and endothermic reactions.

- CHEMICAL STOICHIOMETRY
- Solve mathematical problems using the following concepts
- mole ratios
- mass-to-mass calculation
- mass-to-mole calculation
- mass-to-molecule calculation
- limiting reagent
- percent yield

- Solve mathematical problems using the following concepts

THE FOLLOWING IS A BRIDGE TOPIC BETWEEN CH 104 AND CH 105. IT MAY BE INTRODUCED IF THE INSTRUCTOR HAS THE TIME.

- Explain the application of
- Charles' law
- Dalton's law of partial pressures
- standard conditions
- kinetic molecular theory
- Solve problems using
- Ideal gas equation
- Combined gas equation