Course Descriptions

Principles of Chemistry I and LAB - CHEM 1211K


The first course in a two-semester sequence covering the fundamental principles and applications of chemistry designed for science majors. Topics to be covered include composition of matter, stoichiometry, periodic relations, and nomenclature.

Students enrolling in eCore lab science courses are advised to consult with transferring institution to determine transferability of course credits.

Important Lab Information

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Name Office Phone Email
Ali Akdeniz Dalton State College
Ghazia Asif University of West Georgia
Timothy Martin Ayers University of West Georgia
Jennifer Barber Atlanta Metropolitan State College
David Boatright University of West Georgia
Sabitra Brush Bainbridge State College
Cedrick Daphney Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Anne Gaquere-Parker University of West Georgia
Linda Grisham University of North Georgia
Tzvetelin Iordanov Georgia Southwestern State University
Farooq Khan University of West Georgia
Michael May Albany State University
Morgan McConico-Lewis Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Ken McGill Georgia College and State University
Joshua Morris Georgia Gwinnett College
Cass Parker University of West Georgia
Shuvasree Ray Albany State University
Doug Stuart University of West Georgia
Cheryl Sundberg Archive
Omar Villanueva Georgia Gwinnett College

Credit Hours


  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.


Course Equivalency

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After completing this course, you will be able to

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following topics
    • Matter and measurement
    • Reactions and reaction stoichiometry
    • Thermochemistry
    • Properties of gases
    • Periodic properties of elements
    • Atomic structure, chemical bonding, and molecular bonding theories
  • Use correct chemical nomenclature, structural symbols, and terminology to accurately communicate in Standard English chemical principles, theories, and processes.
  • Employ critical thinking and systematic methods to solve problems, including conceptual and quantitative problems.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the role of chemistry in everyday life
  • Apply the rules of laboratory safety
  • Collect and analyze scientific data, formulate appropriate conclusions from data analyses, and communicate findings.
  • Lab Safety
    • Safety Lab
  • Unit 1: Essential Ideas
    • Measurement, Numbers, & Dimensional Analysis Lab
  • Unit 2: Atoms, Molecules, & Ions
    • Density Lab
  • Unit 3: Composition of Substances & Solutions
    • Solutions Lab 
  • Unit 4: Stoichiometry of Chemical Reactions
    • Acid-Base Titration Lab
  • Unit 5: Thermochemistry
    • Heat Capacity Lab
  • Unit 6: Electronic Structure and Periodic Properties of Elements
    • Nature of Light Lab 
  • Unit 7: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry
    • Lewis Structures Lab
  • Unit 8: Advanced Theories of Covalent Bonding
    • VSEPR Lab
  • Unit 9: Gases
    • Antacids Lab

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Online Participation – 10%
  • Unit Quizzes – 25%
  • Lab Activities – 20%
  • Homework Exercises – 15%
  • * Midterm Exam – 15%
  • * Final Exam – 15%

Calculator with scientific notation and log abilities

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