BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Honors Chemistry

Part 1

CHEM 061

Paper Course

$ 178.00

Instructor: Steven Haderlie MS
Credits: 0.50

Course Currently Unavailable


Algebra 1, Part 2 (ALG 053) or equivalent.


This honors-level chemistry course covers principles of chemistry, including atomic theory and chemical bonding, the periodic table, unit conversions, chemical formulas, the mole concept, and stoichiometry. It includes extensive use of algebraic concepts throughout each lesson. This course is taught by an award-winning chemistry teacher and includes use of the Virtual ChemLab software. This is the first course in a two-part Honors Chemistry series (CHEM 061 and CHEM 063).

Course Content:

1. Inorganic Chemical Nomenclature
2. Inorganic and Hydrocarbon Nomenclature
3. The Mathematics of Chemistry
4. The Mole Concept
5. Using the Mole Concept
6. Chemical Reactions and Equations
7. Stoichiometry
8. Atomic Theory
9. Electron Clouds and Probability
10. The Periodic Table and Chemical Bonding
11. Cumulative Review and Final Exam Preparation

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.


Students will need a scientific calculator and a computer with CD-ROM drive (Windows 2000/Mac OS X or above). Virtual Chem Lab software does not currently work with the latest version of Mac OS (10.7). You will have to use this software on a PC, or an older version of Mac OS.
Required Materials Cost
   Chem 061 - Multimedia CD (Mac): Virtual ChemLab and Periodic Table of Elements     Included in tuition
   Chem 061 - Multimedia CD: Virtual ChemLab and Periodic Table of Elements     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition