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CHEM 1A GENERAL CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ANALYSIS 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): (1) Math 131 or its equivalent, and (2) Chem 22 or equivalent skills as demonstrated through placement based on the chemistry assessment process.
Standard general chemistry for science and engineering majors, with emphasis on quantitative methods and calculations. Atomic structure and chemical bonding, stoichiometry, gases, liquids, solids and solution chemistry. Introductions to equilibrium and kinetics. Quantitative analysis using analytical balances, gravimetric and volumetric procedures, spectrophotometry and calorimetry. Total of 54 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1726  7:25am- 9:00am TuTh    LecLab  U313   HUBER K T   
       &  9:00am-10:05am TuTh            U313   HUBER K T   
       & 10:05am-12:10pm TuTh            U328   HUBER K T   
   #0379  8:35am-10:10am MW      LecLab  U313   MACK D      
       & 10:10am-11:15am MW              U313   MACK D      
       & 11:15am- 1:20pm MW              U328   MACK D      
   #0223 10:35am-12:10pm TuTh    LecLab  U313   ANSARI A    
       &  1:00pm- 2:05pm TuTh            U313   ANSARI A    
       &  2:05pm- 4:10pm TuTh            U328   ANSARI A    
   #0380 11:15am-12:50pm MW      LecLab  U313   SWEIMEH K   
       & 12:50pm- 1:55pm MW              U313   SWEIMEH K   
       &  1:55pm- 4:00pm MW              U328   SWEIMEH K   
   #1888  1:20pm- 2:55pm MW      LecLab  U215   ASHCROFT J  
       &  2:55pm- 4:00pm MW              U215   ASHCROFT J  
       &  4:30pm- 6:35pm MW              U328   ASHCROFT J  
   #0378  2:35pm- 4:10pm TuTh    LecLab  U313   KO H        
       &  4:10pm- 5:15pm TuTh            U313   KO H        
       &  5:15pm- 7:20pm TuTh            U328   KO H        
   #1990  5:00pm- 6:35pm MW      LecLab  U313   ROBACK N    
       &  6:35pm- 7:40pm MW              U313   ROBACK N    
       &  7:40pm- 9:45pm MW              U328   ROBACK N    

CHEM 1B GENERAL CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ANALYSIS 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Chem 1A.
Standard general chemistry for science and engineering majors, with emphasis on quantitative methods and calculations. Equilibrium, thermochemistry, introduction to organic chemistry, electrochemistry, coordination compounds, nuclear chemistry, and the chemistry of selected metals and nonmetals. Qualitative analysis, potentiometric titrations and electrochemical cells. Total of 54 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #2654 10:10am-11:15am MW      LecLab  U215   ANSARI A    
       & 11:15am- 1:20pm MW              U324   ANSARI A    
       &  1:20pm- 2:55pm MW              U309   ANSARI A    
   #0473  1:00pm- 2:35pm TuTh    LecLab  U314   WOOD D      
       &  2:35pm- 3:40pm TuTh            U314   WOOD D      
       &  3:40pm- 5:45pm TuTh            U324   WOOD D      
   #0382  1:20pm- 2:55pm MW      LecLab  U309   ANSARI A    
       &  2:55pm- 4:00pm MW              U309   ANSARI A    
       &  4:00pm- 6:05pm MW              U324   ANSARI A    

CHEM 2A CHEMISTRY - GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Math 125 or Math 127B or Math 128B
Principles of chemistry for health science majors. Atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, nomenclature, chemical reactions and stoichiometry, gases, solutions, acids and bases, pH, buffers, nuclear and organic chemistry. Recommended Chem 105 or equivalent. No credit if taken after Chem 1A. Total of 54 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1850  7:00am- 8:35am MW      LecLab  U314   BOLEN F     
       &  8:35am- 9:40am MW              U314   BOLEN F     
       &  9:40am-11:45am W               U310   BOLEN F     
   #0385  7:30am- 9:05am TuTh    LecLab  U309   ASHCROFT J  
       &  9:05am-11:10am Tu              U310   ASHCROFT J  
       &  9:05am-11:10am Th              U215   ASHCROFT J  
   #2155 12:15pm- 1:50pm MW      LecLab  U314   WOOD D      
       &  1:50pm- 2:55pm MW              U314   WOOD D      
       &  3:05pm- 5:10pm W               U310   WOOD D      
   #1278  1:00pm- 2:35pm TuTh    LecLab  U309   SY J        
       &  2:35pm- 3:40pm TuTh            U309   SY J        
       &  3:40pm- 5:45pm Th              U310   SY J        
   #0738  5:00pm- 6:35pm MW      LecLab  U215   HARMAN M G  
       &  6:35pm- 7:40pm MW              U215   HARMAN M G  
       &  7:40pm- 9:45pm M               U310   HARMAN M G  
   #0386  5:45pm- 7:20pm TuTh    LecLab  U309   SY J        
       &  7:20pm- 8:25pm TuTh            U309   SY J        
       &  8:25pm-10:30pm Th              U310   SY J        

CHEM 2B CHEMISTRY-GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Chem 2A.
Principles of chemistry for health science majors. Organic and biochemistry: reaction mechanisms, kinetics, enzymes, protein synthesis and metabolism. Total of 54 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1282  9:30am-11:05am TuTh    LecLab  U314   MACK D      
       & 11:05am-12:10pm TuTh            U314   MACK D      
       &  1:00pm- 3:05pm Tu              U324   MACK D      
   #0742  2:55pm- 4:30pm MW      LecLab  U314   SY J        
       &  4:30pm- 5:35pm MW              U314   SY J        
       &  5:35pm- 7:40pm W               U310   SY J        

CHEM 8A ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Chem 1B.
Standard organic chemistry for science majors. Structure, bonding, nomenclature, isomerism, stereochemistry and physical properties of organic compounds. A mechanistic approach to the reactions of hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, epoxides and organometallics, IR and NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Introduction to organic laboratory techniques; preparation, isolation and identification of organic compounds. No credit if taken after Chem 14A or 16A. Total of 54 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0389  8:00am-10:10am MW      LecLab  U309   GANAPATHI P 
       &  9:00am-10:05am F               U313   GANAPATHI P 
       & 10:05am- 2:25pm F               U315   GANAPATHI P 
   #1290  9:30am-11:05am TuTh    LecLab  U309   SWEIMEH K   
       & 11:05am-12:10pm TuTh            U309   SWEIMEH K   
       &  1:00pm- 5:20pm Tu              U315   SWEIMEH K   
   #1894  1:00pm- 2:35pm TuTh    LecLab  U215   HARMAN M G  
       &  2:35pm- 4:40pm Tu              U215   HARMAN M G  
       &  2:35pm- 6:55pm Th              U315   HARMAN M G  
   #0356  2:00pm- 3:35pm MW      LecLab  U313   CASTRO P    
       &  3:35pm- 4:40pm MW              U313   CASTRO P    
       &  4:40pm- 9:00pm W               U315   CASTRO P    

CHEM 20 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Chem 1B or 2B.
Faculty-guided research. Each topic includes library research, design and execution of the experiment and the preparation of a summary report. Maximum credit 3 units, 1 unit each semester. Total of 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1473                 TBA     I-S     U402   DOUGLASS D N

CHEM 22 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of Math 131 or its equivalent.
Introduction to the principles of chemistry with emphasis on quantitative methods and calculations. For science and engineering majors needing preparation for Chem 1A, but open to all qualified students. Total of 54 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1734  7:45am- 9:20am TuTh    LecLab  U314   CASTRO P    
       &  9:20am-11:25am TuTh            U320   CASTRO P    
   #2098  9:40am-11:45am MW      LecLab  U320   JOHNSON S   
       & 11:45am- 1:20pm MW              U309   JOHNSON S   
   #0241 10:10am-11:45am MW      LecLab  U314   GANAPATHI P 
       & 11:45am- 1:50pm MW              U320   GANAPATHI P 
   #0547  1:35pm- 3:40pm TuTh    LecLab  U320   UCHIYAMA W  
       &  3:40pm- 5:15pm TuTh            U309   UCHIYAMA W  
   #0406  2:25pm- 4:30pm MW      LecLab  U320   HUBER K T   
       &  4:30pm- 6:05pm MW              U309   HUBER K T   
   #1844  3:45pm- 5:50pm TuTh    LecLab  U320   OW F        
       &  5:50pm- 7:25pm TuTh            U314   OW F        
   #1650  4:30pm- 6:05pm MW      LecLab  U320   HUBER K T   
       &  6:25pm- 8:30pm MW              U309   HUBER K T   
   #0548  6:00pm- 7:35pm TuTh    LecLab  U313   TERRAZAS J  
       &  7:35pm- 9:40pm TuTh            U320   TERRAZAS J  

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