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Courses Taught

William Mattson

The courses that I regularly teach are listed below.  Please consult the Dokeos site for information on current class scheules and assignments.



CHEM 105 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY
An introductory course presenting atomic and molecular structure and reactions, bonding, stoichiometry, the periodic table, energy relationships, kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, and electrochemistry. Hours credit: 3. Corequisite: Chemistry 105L. Prerequisite: MATH 119 or equivalent or placement in a higher level math course. A student must earn a grade in the C range or better in Chemistry 105 to enroll in Chemistry 106.

CHEM 105L - GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
Laboratory experiences that supplement and illustrate the concepts presented in Chemistry 105. Hours credit: 1. Corequisite: Chemistry 105.

CHEM 106 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
An introductory course presenting atomic and molecular structure and reactions, bonding, stoichiometry, the periodic table, energy relationships, kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, and electrochemistry. Hours credit: 3. Corequisite: Chemistry 106L. Prequisite: MATH 119 or equivalent, or placement in a higher level math course. A student must earn a grade in the C range or better in Chemistry 105 to enroll in Chemistry 106.

CHEM 106L - GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
Laboratory experiences that supplement and illustrate the concepts presented in Chemistry 106. Hours credit: 1. Corequisite: Chemistry 106.

CHEM 210 - ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
Theory and practice of using analytical techniques, including volumetric, gravimetric, separation and electrochemical methods; spectroscopy; and statistical analysis. Hours 3. Prerequisite: Chemistry 106 or the equivalent. Corequisite: Chemistry 210L. Offered first semester.

CHEM 210L - ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
Laboratory experiences that supplement and illustrate the concepts presented in Chemistry 210 and that focus on quantitative analysis. Hours credit: 1. Corequisite: Chemistry 210. Offered first semester.

CHEM 291 - CHEMICAL RESEARCH
This course provides an opportunity for students to undertake an individual research project under the mentorship of a department faculty member. The course will introduce students to current chemical literature, laboratory research methods, and presentation of experimental results. The research project will culminate in a formal written report following the guidelines of the American Chemical Society. Opportunities may exist for presentation of results at regional scientific conferences. Hours credit: 1, 2, or 3. Prerequisite: CHEM 105, 106 or permission of the instructor. May be repeated for credit up to a maximum of nine hours.

CHEM 346 - INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS
A theoretical and practical course in modern methods of chemical analysis. Molecular, atomic, and nuclear spectroscopy; electrochemistry; chromatography; electronics; and instrumental problem solving. Hours credit: 3. Prerequisite: Chemistry 307 or permission of the instructor. Corequisite: Chemistry 346L.

CHEM 346L - INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS LAB
Laboratory experiences that supplement and illustrate the concepts presented in Chemistry 346. Hours credit: 1. Corequisite: Chemistry 346.