Get a Chemistry Certificate

Have you always wanted to learn more about the properties and behavior of matter? In this course, you’ll receive a comprehensive introduction to chemistry through an exploration of thermodynamics, atomic theory, electrochemistry, and more.

Whether you’re a prospective chemist, or simply interested in pursuing a personal interest, this course will equip you with a strong foundation in chemistry.

What Happens in the Chemistry Certificate Course

The Chemistry Certificate course is an online learning program with recommended readings from the textbook (Chemistry 2e). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time Chemistry Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 9 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 6 weeks or as long as 18 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Chemistry Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 9 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course.

Course Topics

The Chemistry Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Chemistry Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College).

Essential Ideas

  • Chemistry in Context
  • Phases and Classification of Matter
  • Physical and Chemical Properties
  • Measurements
  • Measurement Uncertainty, Accuracy, and Precision
  • Mathematical Treatment of Measurement Results

Atoms, Molecules, and Ions

  • Early ideas in Atomic Theory
  • Evolution of Atomic Theory
  • Atomic Structure and Symbolism
  • Chemical Formulas
  • The Periodic Table
  • Ionic and Molecular Compounds
  • Chemical Nomenclature

Composition of Substances and Solutions

  • Formula Mass and the Mole Concept
  • Determining Empirical and Molecular Formulas
  • Molarity
  • Other Units for Solution Concentrations

Stoichiometry of Chemical Reactions

  • Writing and Balancing Chemical Equations
  • Classifying Chemical Reactions
  • Reaction Stoichiometry
  • Reaction Yields
  • Quantitative Chemical Analysis

Thermochemistry

  • Energy Basics
  • Calorimetry
  • Enthalpy

Electronic Structure and Periodic Properties of Elements

  • Electromagnetic Energy
  • The Bohr Models
  • Development of Quantum Theory
  • Electronic Structure of Atoms (Electron Configurations)
  • Periodic Variations in Element Properties

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry

  • Ionic Bonding
  • Covalent Bonding
  • Lewis Symbols and Structures
  • Formal Charges and Resonance
  • Strengths of Ionic and Covalent Bonds
  • Molecular Structure and Polarity

Advanced Theories of Covalent Bonding

  • Valence Bond Theory
  • Hybrid Atomic Orbitals
  • Multiple Bonds
  • Molecular Orbital Theory

Gases

  • Gas Pressure
  • Relating Pressure, Volume, Amount, and Temperature: The Ideal Gas Law
  • Stoichiometry of Gaseous Substances, Mixtures, and Reactions

Liquids and Solids

  • Intermolecular Forces
  • Properties of Liquids
  • Phase Transitions
  • Phase Diagrams
  • The Solid State of Matter
  • Lattice Structures in Crystalline Solids

Solutions and Colloids

  • The Dissolution Process
  • Electrolytes
  • Solubility
  • Colligative Properties
  • Colloids

Kinetics

  • Chemical Reaction Rates
  • Factors Affecting Reaction Rates
  • Rate Laws
  • Integrated Rate Laws
  • Collision Theory
  • Reaction Mechanisms
  • Catalysis

Fundamental Equilibrium Concepts

  • Chemical Equilibria
  • Equilibrium Constants
  • Shifting Equilibria: Le Châtelier’s Principle
  • Equilibrium Calculations

Acid-Base Equilibria

  • Brønsted-Lowry Acids and Bases
  • pH and pOH
  • Relative Strengths of Acids and Bases
  • Hydrolysis of Salts
  • Polyprotic Acids
  • Buffers
  • Acid Base Titrations

Equilibria of Other Reaction Classes

  • Precipitation and Dissolution
  • Lewis Acids and Bases
  • Coupled Equilibria

Thermodynamics

  • Spontaneity
  • Entropy
  • The Second and Third Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Free Energy

Electrochemistry

  • Review of Redox Chemistry
  • Galvanic Cells
  • Electrode and Cell Potentials
  • Potential, Free Energy, and Equilibrium
  • Batteries and Fuel Cells
  • Corrosion
  • Electrolysis

Representative Metals, Metalloids, and Nonmetals

  • Periodicity
  • Occurrence and Preparation of the Representative Metals
  • Structure and General Properties of the Metalloids
  • Structure and General Properties of the Nonmetals
  • Occurrence, Preparation, and Compounds of Hydrogen
  • Occurrence, Preparation, and Properties of Carbonates
  • Occurrence, Preparation, and Properties of Nitrogen
  • Occurrence, Preparation, and Properties of Phosphorus
  • Occurrence, Preparation, and Compounds of Oxygen
  • Occurrence, Preparation, and Properties of Sulfur
  • Occurrence, Preparation, and properties of Halogens
  • Occurrence, Preparation, and Properties of the Noble Gases

Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry

  • Occurrence Preparation, and Properties of Transition Metals and Their Compounds
  • Coordination Chemistry of Transition Metals
  • Spectroscopic and Magnetic Properties of Coordination Compounds

Organic Chemistry

  • Hydrocarbons
  • Alcohols and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones, Carboxylic Acids, and Esters
  • Amines and Amides

Nuclear Chemistry

  • Nuclear Structure and Stability
  • Nuclear Equations
  • Radioactive Decay
  • Transmutation and Nuclear Energy
  • Uses of Radioisotopes
  • Biological Effects of Radiation

What Is Included in the Chemistry Certificate Course

This all-inclusive Chemistry Certificate Course package includes:

  • Registration for the Chemistry Certificate Course
  • Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
  • Textbook: Chemistry 2e (e-book edition)
  • Downloadable Chemistry Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
  • (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
  • (Optional) 2024 membership in the IAPO International Organization of Business Professionals for only 250.00 per month


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Chemistry and Your Career

Are you intrigued by the intricate world of atoms and molecules, or simply curious about the elements that compose the world around us? Have you always regretted not taking a chemistry course when you were younger, or are considering studying chemistry in the future?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the questions above, this introductory chemistry course may be perfect for you!

Designed by industry experts, our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from atomic structure to chemical bonding, providing you with a solid foundation for further study or career advancement. Engaging textbook readings, interactive quizzes, and practical exercises ensure that you grasp key concepts with confidence.

If you aspire to make a career out of your passion for chemistry, an introductory course such as this is a great place to start. There are various exciting career paths for those with a background in chemistry. Job opportunities can be found in pharmaceuticals, education, government, environmental science, material engineering, forensic science, and more.

While pursuing a career that draws heavily on chemistry will require some higher education, this introductory course is a great starting point. If you are simply interested in expanding your knowledge of chemistry to fulfill your own curiosity, this course has you covered, too.

Before spending your valuable time and money on advanced degrees, an introductory course such as this can give you insight into core concepts and theories, and ultimately help you to decide what is next for chemistry and your career. So what are you waiting for? Enroll today and embark on a transformative journey!

For every student who takes this chemistry course from IAP Career College, we make a donation to textbook publisher OpenStax, part of Rice University, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

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  • What is the Benefit of Learning Chemistry?
    Designed by industry experts, our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from atomic structure to chemical bonding, providing you with a solid foundation for further study or career advancement. Engaging textbook readings, interactive quizzes, and practical exercises ensure that you grasp key concepts with confidence. If you aspire to make a career out of your passion for chemistry, an introductory course such as this is a great place to start. There are various exciting career paths for those with a background in chemistry. Job opportunities can be found in pharmaceuticals, education, government, environmental science, material engineering, forensic science, and more.
  • What is the Chemistry Certificate Course?
    IAP’s Chemistry Certificate Course is an online learning program with recommended readings from the textbook (Chemistry 2e). This course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home. It has a recommended completion date of 9 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 6 weeks or as long as 18 weeks, depending on your schedule. The Chemistry Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 8 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course.
  • What is IAP Career College?
    The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.