CHEM114-18S1 (C) Semester One 2018

Foundations of Chemistry

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
19 Feb 2018 - 24 Jun 2018

Description

A preparatory course for biological sciences and other non-specialists, assuming minimal preparation in Chemistry. There is an emphasis on the properties of materials and biological systems. Atoms, molecules, mole concept, chemical equations, stoichiometry; electron configuration, bonding; molecular structure; energy changes and kinetic factors in chemical reactions; aqueous chemistry; introductory organic chemistry.

Restrictions

(1) NCEA: 14 credits NCEA Level 3 Chemistry, or (2) CIE: at least D grade in CIE AL Chemistry or A grade in CIE ASL Chemistry, or (3) IB: at least Grade 4 in IB HL Chemistry or Grade 6 in IB SL Chemistry, or (4) at least B Grade in BRDG 022 or BRDG023. Students who have been credited with any of CHEM111, CHEM112 or BCHM112 cannot subsequently be credited with CHEM114. Concurrent enrolment in CHEM114 and CHEM111 is not permitted.

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 12:00 Warehouse Lecture Theatre 19 Feb - 1 Apr
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Warehouse Lecture Theatre 19 Feb - 1 Apr
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 19 Feb - 1 Apr
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 12:00 - 13:00 A1 Lecture Theatre 19 Feb - 1 Apr
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 412, 419 Chemistry Labs 26 Feb - 4 Mar
12 Mar - 18 Mar
26 Mar - 1 Apr
30 Apr - 6 May
14 May - 20 May
28 May - 3 Jun
02 Thursday 14:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 412, 419 Chemistry Labs 26 Feb - 4 Mar
12 Mar - 18 Mar
26 Mar - 1 Apr
30 Apr - 6 May
14 May - 20 May
28 May - 3 Jun
03 Friday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 412, 419 Chemistry Labs 26 Feb - 4 Mar
12 Mar - 18 Mar
26 Mar - 1 Apr
30 Apr - 6 May
14 May - 20 May
28 May - 3 Jun
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 031 Lecture Theatre 19 Mar - 25 Mar
21 May - 27 May
02 Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 252 Lecture Theatre 19 Mar - 25 Mar
21 May - 27 May
03 Friday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 252 Lecture Theatre 19 Mar - 25 Mar
21 May - 27 May

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Jan Wikaira

Lecturers

Sarah Masters and Alison Downard

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignments/BestChoice 10%
Final Exam 50%
Laboartory 15%
Term Test 25%

Course links

Course handout and content (PDF 231KB)

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $865.00

International fee $3,788.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Chemistry.

All CHEM114 Occurrences

  • CHEM114-18S1 (C) Semester One 2018