General Chemistry at Rivier University

General Chemistry at Rivier University is a two semester course of study with a three credit "lecture" and a one credit laboratory each semester. This two semester sequence (CHE104 and CHE105) covers basic terminology, atomic and molecular structure, nature of chemical bonds, states of matter, principles of equilibrium, oxidation-reduction, types of solutions, thermochemistry, and representative elements. Designed for students who intend to take additional chemistry courses.

Prerequisites: One year of high school chemistry, or CHE102, and two years of high school mathematics (algebra and above).

General Chemistry Links:
  1. Academic Policies
  2. Chem I, CHE104A syllabus
  3. Chem II, CHE105A syllabus
  4. Electron Probability Distributions
  5. Science Links
Assignment Help:

Tutoring Information

  • Learning Center: Thursday 3:00 - 6:00, Samantha Hilsman
  • Learning Center: Friday 1:00 - 5:00, Samantha Hilsman
  • Email Mary at or Samantha to arrange other times.

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