Chemistry 6A

Course Description (from UCSD website): First quarter of a three-quarter sequence intended for science and engineering majors. Topics include: atomic theory, bonding, molecular geometry, stoichiometry, types of reactions, and thermochemistry. May not be taken for credit after Chem 6AH. Recommended: proficiency in high school chemistry and/or physics; concurrent or prior enrollment in Math 10A or 20A.

Textbook: General Chemistry: Donald McQuarrie

Topics Covered in CHEM 6A (note this will vary slightly by professor)

  1. atomic theory

  2. bonding

  3. molecular geometry

  4. stoichiometry

  5. types of reactions

  6. thermochemistry