Office Hours:

Tuesday/Thursday

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 
 

Christopher Becker

Chemistry

Integrated Science Center 331D (in Chemistry Dept. Office)
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5314
becker@geneseo.edu
Faculty Information
My Classes

CHEM 116:
Chemistry I

    An introduction to some of the fundamental principles of chemistry. Topics include introduction to chemistry, stoichiometric principles, atomic structure and nature of the periodic table, chemical bonding, reactions in solutions, solution stoichiometry, thermochemistry, and trends in the physical and chemical properties of elements and their compounds. (Primarily designed for science majors and potential science majors.) CHEM 119 must accompany this course for natural science general education credit. Offered every fall

CHEM 119:
N/Introductory Chemistry Lab

    An introduction to the experimental techniques and methodology used to explore matter and chemical reactivity. Experiments include the synthesis and characterization of a compound, identification of unknown substances, an exploration of the gas laws, volumetric and gravimetric analysis, structure and bonding, and acid/base chemistry. Prerequisites: or Co-requisite: CHEM 116 or CHEM 203.