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Chemistry


CHEM 1A General Chemistry Units 5
Prerequisites: CHEM 3A and MATH 82 both with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a technical introduction to chemistry for the student intending to major in chemistry, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, etc., which require a rigorous understanding of the fundamental principles of chemistry. (UC, CSU, CAN CHEM 2, CAN CHEM SEQ A with both CHEM 1A and CHEM 1B)

CHEM 1B General Chemistry Units 5
Prerequisites: Reading level II; CHEM 1A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a technical introduction to chemistry designed for the student intending to major in chemistry, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, etc., each of which require a rigorous understanding of the fundamental principles of chemistry. The laboratory includes semi-micro qualitative analysis in the second semester. (UC, CSU, CAN CHEM 4, CAN CHEM SEQ A with both CHEM 1A and CHEM 1B)

CHEM 3A Introduction to Chemistry Units 4
Prerequisites: Math level II; MATH 80 or MATH 83B, either with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to meet the chemistry requirements for registered nursing, agriculture, home economics majors, and certain other majors in the biological sciences. (UC, CSU, CAN CHEM 6, CAN CHEM SEQ B with both CHEM 3A and 3B)

CHEM 3B Introduction to General Chemistry Units 4
Prerequisites: Math level II; CHEM 3A; MATH 80 or 83B, with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to address the chemistry requirements for registered nursing, agriculture, family consumer science, and certain majors in the biological sciences. Organic chemistry and biochemistry are emphasized. (UC, CSU, CAN CHEM 8, CAN CHEM SEQ B with both CHEM 3A and B)

CHEM 10 Exploring Everyday Chemistry Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide a non-mathematical introduction to chemistry and the role it plays in modern society. The course is designed for non-science major such as liberal arts, social science, education, or anyone who is curious about the chemistry involved in everyday things. The student learns about topics of current interest and global importance, including global warming, depletion of the ozone layer, energy, and health issues. (UC, CSU)

CHEM 12A Organic Chemistry Units 5
Prerequisites: CHEM 1A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to include the reactions and nomenclature of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbon and functional groups. The concepts of reaction mechanisms are studied. CHEM 12A is for the student in pre-medicine, chemistry, and chemical engineering. (UC, CSU)

CHEM 12B Organic Chemistry Units 5
Prerequisites: CHEM 12A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as a continued study of major classes of organic compounds including the carbonyl compounds, carboxylic acids, amines, and phenols. Carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids are studied during the last half of the course. (UC, CSU)

CHEM 50H Special Studies: Chemistry Units 1-2
Prerequisites: CHEM 1B or 12A, with a grade of "B" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow a qualified student to do advanced work in the field. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study. The course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)




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