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CHE 1221 General Chemistry II

The second half of a university-parallel course in chemistry for the science or engineering major. Topics include liquids and solids, solutions, chemical reaction kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid/base chemistry, electrochemistry, representative metals, metalloids and non-metals and organic chemistry. Four classroom hours, three lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Chemistry
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: CHE 1211 


  • Understand the qualitative and quantitative aspects of liquids and solids.
  • Demonstrate and apply the principles of reactions rates, rate laws and factors affecting the rates of chemical reactions.
  • Understand and apply the qualitative aspects of chemical equilibrium, equilibrium constants and the application to acid/base chemistry and solubility.
  • Understand the nature of chemicals solutions and calculations involving solution concentrations and colligative properties.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the nature of acids and bases and their reactions, and the strength of acids and bases.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the thermodynamic laws and the properties of galvanic cells, electrolytic cells and electrolysis.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of periodicity and the occurrence, properties and preparation of the representative metals, metalloids and nonmetals.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of carbon bonding and the structure and function of organic molecules and biomolecules.

Credit Hours: 5

Classroom Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 3