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CHEM 9  Chemistry of Everyday Life

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 54   

Chemistry for non-majors. States of matter, scientific measurements and experimentation, periodic table, nomenclature, atomic and molecular structure, bonding, solubility, reactions, and acids and bases. Emphasis on chemistry principles and the scientific method as applied in medicine, health, environment, and everyday lives.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202143252CHEM:9T7:00pm - 8:25pmJ. NguyenONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202144069CHEM:9F9:45am - 12:55pmR. BabajideONLINE-XXXX

CHEM 10  Chemistry for Allied Health Majors

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: Eligibility for MATH 71

Measurements, structure, nomenclature (includes organic), formulas, reactions, radioactivity, energy, acids, bases, solutions and pH, and properties of solid, liquid, and gas. This course is appropriate for allied health majors. Completion does not give eligibility for CHEM 50.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202140529CHEM:10TR12:00pm - 2:05pmK. HuangONLINE-XXXX
T8:00am - 11:10amK. HuangONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140530CHEM:10TR2:15pm - 4:20pmK. HuangONLINE-XXXX
R8:00am - 11:10amK. HuangONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140531CHEM:10TR8:30am - 10:35amJ. TruttmannONLINE-XXXX
T11:30am - 2:40pmJ. TruttmannONLINE-XXXX
TR10:15am - 12:20pmC. HeONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140535CHEM:10T6:00pm - 10:15pmM. OdaONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143234CHEM:10MW1:00pm - 3:05pmP. AbukhalilONLINE-XXXX
F8:00am - 11:10amP. AbukhalilONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143382CHEM:10MW4:00pm - 6:05pmS. GalvanONLINE-XXXX
M6:30pm - 9:40pmS. GalvanONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143383CHEM:10TR7:30am - 9:35amC. AnormaONLINE-XXXX
T9:45am - 11:10amC. AnormaONLINE-XXXX

CHEM 20  Introductory Organic and Biochemistry

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 54   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: CHEM 10 or CHEM 40

Nomenclature, structure, function, and reactions of major classes of organic compounds and of biomolecules, including amino acids, lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids (DNA and RNA), and proteins. Structure and function of vitamins, coenzymes, and enzymes. Metabolic pathways and biochemical energy. Recommended for allied health majors.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202140536CHEM:20TR9:45am - 11:10amI. Nejad; D. DoshiONLINE-XXXX
T2:00pm - 4:05pmI. Nejad; D. DoshiONLINE-XXXX
R2:00pm - 6:20pmI. Nejad; D. DoshiONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140537CHEM:20TR12:00pm - 1:25pmI. NejadONLINE-XXXX
T3:00pm - 5:05pmI. NejadONLINE-XXXX
R3:00pm - 7:20pmI. NejadONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143146CHEM:20MW8:00am - 9:25amM. MarsellaONLINE-XXXX
M9:45am - 11:50amM. MarsellaONLINE-XXXX
W9:45am - 2:05pmM. MarsellaONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202144017CHEM:20MF1:45pm - 3:10pmM. MarsellaONLINE-XXXX
M4:00pm - 6:05pmM. MarsellaONLINE-XXXX
F9:00am - 1:15pmM. MarsellaONLINE-XXXX

CHEM 40  Introduction to General Chemistry

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM 101)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: Eligibility for MATH 71
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Measurements, atomic structure, chemical equations, stoichiometry, gases, solutions, acids and bases, bonding, nomenclature, matter, and energy. Completion prepares students to take CHEM 50.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202140539CHEM:40W4:00pm - 6:05pmJ. HartmanONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140540CHEM:40R1:00pm - 3:05pmR. BabajideONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140541CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmA. KungONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140542CHEM:40TR9:45am - 11:50amA. KungONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140543CHEM:40TR6:50pm - 8:55pmX. LiONLINE-XXXX
T3:00pm - 6:10pmX. LiONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140548CHEM:40MW9:45am - 11:50amA. GeragotelisONLINE-XXXX
F11:30am - 2:40pmA. GeragotelisONLINE-XXXX
T7:00pm - 10:10pmM. ParraONLINE-XXXX
R7:00pm - 10:10pmS. ShahONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142642CHEM:40TR12:30pm - 2:35pmM. GatterONLINE-XXXX
T3:00pm - 6:10pmM. GatterONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142796CHEM:40WF8:30am - 10:35amE. CraftONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142798CHEM:40TR6:45pm - 8:50pmH. AxelrodONLINE-XXXX
R3:00pm - 6:10pmH. AxelrodONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142799CHEM:40TR9:00am - 11:05amJ. FernandezONLINE-XXXX
R11:30am - 2:40pmJ. FernandezONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143235CHEM:40TR9:00am - 11:05amK. TuONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143246CHEM:40MW8:30am - 10:35amW. HuangONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143384CHEM:40WF1:45pm - 3:50pmD. JiangONLINE-XXXX
F4:15pm - 5:50pmD. JiangONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143391CHEM:40MW10:45am - 12:50pmY. DaoudiONLINE-XXXX
W9:30am - 10:35amY. DaoudiONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143392CHEM:40MW5:30pm - 7:35pmA. AssadieskandarONLINE-XXXX
F6:30pm - 9:40pmA. AssadieskandarONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143664CHEM:40TR9:00am - 11:05amJ. LeungONLINE-XXXX
T11:30am - 2:40pmJ. LeungONLINE-XXXX

CHEM 50  General Chemistry I

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM 110, CHEM120S(50+51))
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 54   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: CHEM 40 or satisfactory score on Chemistry Placement Examination; and MATH 71 or MATH 71B or MATH 71X or equivalent.

General Chemistry topics including chemical formulas, equations, nomenclature, reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, periodic trends, atomic structure, chemical bonding and structure, and properties of gases, liquids, solids, and solutions. Emphasis is on critical thinking as well as mathematical and dimensional analysis problem-solving. Laboratory experiments emphasize the scientific method as well as computer-based technologies in data acquisition and analysis. Introduces laboratory report writing skills.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202140585CHEM:50TR9:45am - 11:10amJ. SolbachONLINE-XXXX
TR11:30am - 2:40pmJ. SolbachONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140586CHEM:50TR11:30am - 12:55pmA. Van WartONLINE-XXXX
TR8:00am - 8:50amA. Van WartONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140587CHEM:50MW1:15pm - 2:40pmY. LuoONLINE-XXXX
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmY. LuoONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140590CHEM:50MW9:45am - 11:10amD. DoshiONLINE-XXXX
MW11:30am - 2:40pmD. DoshiONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140597CHEM:50MW4:45pm - 6:10pmW. CuiONLINE-XXXX
MW7:00pm - 10:10pmW. CuiONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140601CHEM:50TR4:45pm - 6:10pmM. TippettsONLINE-XXXX
TR7:00pm - 10:10pmM. TippettsONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140603CHEM:50TR6:30pm - 7:55pmG. MuletaONLINE-XXXX
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmG. MuletaONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142800CHEM:50MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. FernandezONLINE-XXXX
MW11:30am - 2:40pmJ. FernandezONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143236CHEM:50M8:00am - 9:25amS. RahimnejadONLINE-XXXX
W8:00am - 11:10amS. RahimnejadONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143245CHEM:50MW10:15am - 11:40amC. HeONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143660CHEM:50MW8:00am - 9:25amA. DuggalONLINE-XXXX

CHEM 50H  General Chemistry I - Honors

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM 110, CHEM120S(50+51))
Lecture: 54   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program. CHEM 40 or satisfactory score on Chemistry Placement Examination, and MATH 71 or MATH 71B or MATH 71X or equivalent.

General Chemistry topics including chemical formulas, equations, nomenclature, reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, periodic trends, atomic structure, chemical bonding and structure, and properties of gases, liquids, solids, and solutions. Emphasis is on critical thinking as well as mathematical and dimensional analysis problem-solving. Laboratory experiments emphasize the scientific method as well as computer-based technologies in data acquisition and analysis. Introduces laboratory report writing skills. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both CHEM 50 and CHEM 50H.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202140599CHEM:50HMW11:30am - 12:55pmA. KungONLINE-XXXX

CHEM 51  General Chemistry II

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM120S(50+51))
Lecture: 54   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: CHEM 50 or CHEM 50H

Kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics, acid-base and oxidation-reduction reactions, transition metals, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Emphasis is on critical thinking and mathematical problem-solving. Laboratory experiments support lecture topics and use a variety of instrumentation and technology in data acquisition and analysis.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202140614CHEM:51MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. TruttmannONLINE-XXXX
MW11:30am - 2:40pmJ. TruttmannONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140617CHEM:51TR9:45am - 11:10amA. EfronONLINE-XXXX
TR11:30am - 2:40pmA. EfronONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140618CHEM:51TR8:00am - 9:25amM. RoueintanONLINE-XXXX
TR9:45am - 11:10amM. RoueintanONLINE-XXXX
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmH. DangONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140622CHEM:51TR1:15pm - 2:40pmK. ColbyONLINE-XXXX
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmK. ColbyONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140625CHEM:51MW4:45pm - 6:10pmR. EntusONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140626CHEM:51M6:30pm - 9:40pmT. EdisonONLINE-XXXX
S8:00am - 11:10amH. NguyenONLINE-XXXX
S11:30am - 2:40pmH. NguyenONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143233CHEM:51T6:30pm - 8:35pmA. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX
R6:30pm - 9:40pmA. WilliamsONLINE-XXXX

CHEM 51H  General Chemistry II - Honors

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM120S(50+51), (50H+51H))
Lecture: 54   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program and CHEM 50 or CHEM 50H

Kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics, acid-base and oxidation-reduction reactions, transition metals, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Emphasis is on critical thinking and mathematical problem-solving. Laboratory experiments support lecture topics and use a variety of instrumentation and technology in data acquisition and analysis. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both CHEM 51 and CHEM 51H.

CHEM 80  Organic Chemistry I

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM 150, CHEM160S(80+81))
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 54   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: CHEM 51

Designed for chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering and biology majors; also for those in pre-professional programs such as medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry and pharmacy. Nomenclature, structure-reactivity relationships, energetics, reactions, reaction mechanisms, synthesis, separation, characterization and spectroscopic methods for organic compounds.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202140629CHEM:80MW11:30am - 12:55pmK. HuangONLINE-XXXX
MW8:00am - 11:10amK. HuangONLINE-XXXX
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmB. ZaitounONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140632CHEM:80TR3:00pm - 4:25pmT. NguyenONLINE-XXXX
F3:00pm - 6:10pmT. NguyenONLINE-XXXX
MW11:00am - 12:35pmT. HogenauerONLINE-XXXX

CHEM 81  Organic Chemistry II

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM 160 S, (80 + 81))
Lecture: 54   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: CHEM 80

The second semester of a one-year course. Fundamental principles and concepts of organic chemistry including, structure, bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, and functional groups with emphasis on reactions and reaction mechanisms of aromatic compounds, phenols, ethers, carbonyl compounds, carboxylic acids, amines, and their derivatives. Multi-step syntheses, stereochemistry of reactions, and structure elucidation using modern instrumental methods are also included. An introduction to biomolecules (carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins) is presented.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202140636CHEM:81TR9:45am - 11:10amV. PrutyanovONLINE-XXXX
TR11:30am - 2:40pmV. PrutyanovONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140638CHEM:81MW6:30pm - 7:55pmA. WatsonONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202140640CHEM:81MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. LeungONLINE-XXXX
F8:00am - 11:10amJ. LeungONLINE-XXXX

CHEM 99  Special Projects in Chemistry

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   
Prerequisite: CHEM 50

Offers selected students recognition for their academic interest and ability and the opportunity to explore their disciplines to greater depth. The content of each course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration. Students must have an instructor's authorization before enrolling in this class.