College of Arts & Sciences

  • General Chemistry 2

    CAS CH 102

    Prereq: (CAS CH 101). Second-semester general chemistry for students who have completed CAS CH 101. Topics include properties of solids and liquids; colligative properties; chemical kinetics; equilibrium; acids, bases, and buffers; solubility and precipitation; electrochemistry; and spontaneity, free energy, and the second law of thermodynamics. Laboratory exercises include experiments complementing the lectures, such as investigations of the freezing point of solutions, kinetics, acid-base titrations, and electrochemistry. Students must have completed CAS CH 101 prior to enrolling in CAS CH 102. Students must register for three sections: lecture, discussion, and laboratory. Carries natural science divisional credit (with lab) in CAS. Effective Fall 2018, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Scientific Inquiry I, Quantitative Reasoning I. 4 cr. Tuition: $3100; lab fee: $200; total charge: $3300

    Summer 2 (July 5-August 15)

    Binyomin Abrams