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Chemistry Program

Course Offerings

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 202243383CHEM:9TR3:30pm - 4:55pmM. Oda7-2102
Spring 202243745CHEM:9W8:15am - 9:40amA. DuggalONLINE-SYNCH
Spring 202244619CHEM:9R6:45pm - 8:50pmJ. HartmanONLINE-SYNCH

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 202240497CHEM:10MW7:30am - 9:35amA. Kung7-1114
M11:30am - 2:40pmA. Kung60-3601
Spring 202240499CHEM:10MW7:30am - 9:35amA. Kung7-1114
W11:30am - 2:40pmA. Kung60-3601
M8:00am - 11:10amT. Clements60-3601
Spring 202240502CHEM:10TR12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Huang7-1114
T8:00am - 11:10amK. Huang60-3601
Spring 202240504CHEM:10TR12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Huang7-1114
R8:00am - 11:10amK. Huang60-3601
T8:00am - 11:10amM. Roueintan60-3617
Spring 202240506CHEM:10TR8:30am - 10:35amJ. Truttmann7-1120
T11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Truttmann60-3601
W8:00am - 11:10amT. Clements60-3601
Spring 202240520CHEM:10MW12:00pm - 2:05pmP. Abukhalil7-1114
M3:00pm - 6:10pmP. Abukhalil60-3601
Spring 202240522CHEM:10MW12:00pm - 2:05pmP. Abukhalil; E. Craft7-1114
W3:00pm - 6:10pmP. Abukhalil; E. Craft60-3601
Spring 202240525CHEM:10TR12:00pm - 2:05pmI. Nejad61-3410
R3:00pm - 6:10pmI. Nejad60-3601
Spring 202240527CHEM:10T6:00pm - 10:15pmM. Oda7-1114
R7:00pm - 10:10pmM. Oda60-3601
Spring 202243269CHEM:10R10:00am - 11:05amM. Roueintan61-2311
R11:30am - 2:40pmM. Roueintan60-3601
Spring 202244397CHEM:10MF9:00am - 11:05amH. Axelrod11-2312
F11:30am - 2:40pmH. Axelrod60-3601

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 202240537CHEM:20MW8:00am - 9:25amI. Nejad7-1201
M9:45am - 11:50amI. Nejad7-2123
W9:45am - 2:05pmI. Nejad7-2123
Spring 202240538CHEM:20MW3:00pm - 4:25pmY. Daoudi7-2102
M4:45pm - 6:50pmY. Daoudi7-2123
W4:45pm - 9:05pmY. Daoudi7-2123
Spring 202240540CHEM:20TR1:15pm - 2:40pmM. Marsella7-2102
T3:00pm - 5:05pmM. Marsella7-2123
R3:00pm - 7:20pmM. Marsella7-2123

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 202240840CHEM:40MW7:30am - 9:35amK. Tu7-2114
M11:30am - 2:40pmK. Tu60-3609
Spring 202240841CHEM:40MW7:30am - 9:35amK. Tu7-2114
W11:30am - 2:40pmK. Tu60-3609
Spring 202240842CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Chen61-3410
M8:00am - 11:10amJ. Chen60-3609
Spring 202240843CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Fernandez7-2114
W8:00am - 11:10amJ. Fernandez60-3609
Spring 202240844CHEM:40MW9:45am - 11:50amD. Doshi7-2114
F11:30am - 2:40pmD. Doshi60-3609
Spring 202240845CHEM:40TR7:30am - 9:35amM. Pasillas7-1201
R11:30am - 2:40pmM. Pasillas60-3609
Spring 202240846CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Chen7-2114
T8:00am - 11:10amJ. Chen60-3609
Spring 202240847CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Chen; S. Sati7-2114
R8:00am - 11:10amJ. Chen; S. Sati60-3609
Spring 202240848CHEM:40TR9:45am - 11:50amC. He7-2114
F8:00am - 11:10amC. He60-3617
Spring 202240849CHEM:40TR9:45am - 11:50amC. He7-2114
F11:30am - 2:40pmC. He60-3617
Spring 202240850CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmC. Miller61-3418
R8:00am - 11:10amC. Miller60-3617
Spring 202240851CHEM:40TR3:15pm - 5:20pmS. Rahimnejad7-1114
T11:30am - 2:40pmS. Rahimnejad60-3609
Spring 202240852CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Leung26A-3831
M3:00pm - 6:10pmJ. Leung60-3609
W3:00pm - 6:10pmJ. Hartman60-3609
R3:00pm - 6:10pmP. Mahjoor60-3609
Spring 202240855CHEM:40MW4:30pm - 6:35pmR. Babajide7-2114
M7:00pm - 10:10pmR. Babajide60-3609
Spring 202240857CHEM:40MW4:35pm - 6:40pmT. Edison7-1114
M7:00pm - 10:10pmT. Edison60-3617
Spring 202240858CHEM:40MW4:35pm - 6:40pmT. Edison; E. Craft7-1114
W7:00pm - 10:10pmT. Edison; E. Craft60-3617
Spring 202240859CHEM:40TR6:50pm - 8:55pmX. Li7-2114
T3:00pm - 6:10pmX. Li60-3609
Spring 202240861CHEM:40MW6:45pm - 8:50pmW. HuangONLINE-XXXX
F3:00pm - 6:10pmW. Huang60-3609
Spring 202240862CHEM:40T6:00pm - 10:15pmS. ShahONLINE-XXXX
R7:00pm - 10:10pmS. Shah60-3609
Spring 202240863CHEM:40R6:00pm - 10:15pmM. Parra7-1114
T7:00pm - 10:10pmM. Parra60-3609
F3:00pm - 6:10pmP. Mahjoor60-3617

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 202240865CHEM:50MW8:00am - 9:25amJ. Solbach7-2102
MW11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Solbach60-3617
Spring 202240866CHEM:50MW11:30am - 12:55pmC. He7-2102
MW8:00am - 11:10amC. He60-3620
Spring 202240867CHEM:50MW11:30am - 12:55pmK. Golestaneh61-2319
MW8:00am - 11:10amK. Golestaneh60-3617
Spring 202240868CHEM:50TR8:00am - 9:25amJ. Fernandez7-2102
TR11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Fernandez60-3617
Spring 202240869CHEM:50TR11:30am - 12:55pmG. Muleta7-2102
TR8:00am - 11:10amG. Muleta60-3620
F8:00am - 11:10amP. Mahjoor60-3620
F11:30am - 2:40pmP. Mahjoor60-3620
S8:00am - 11:10amR. Byrne60-3620
S11:30am - 2:40pmR. Byrne60-3620
Spring 202240872CHEM:50MW9:45am - 11:10amC. Miller7-2102
MW11:30am - 2:40pmC. Miller60-3620
Spring 202240873CHEM:50TR9:45am - 11:10amD. Doshi7-2102
TR11:30am - 2:40pmD. Doshi60-3620
Spring 202240874CHEM:50MW1:15pm - 2:40pmO. Karmach7-2102
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmO. Karmach60-3620
Spring 202240875CHEM:50MW1:15pm - 2:40pmS. Bernard11-2304
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmS. Bernard60-3617
Spring 202240876CHEM:50TR1:15pm - 2:40pmB. Ghosh61-3306
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmB. Ghosh60-3617
Spring 202240877CHEM:50MW4:45pm - 6:10pmA. Williams7-2102
MW7:00pm - 10:10pmA. Williams60-3620
Spring 202240878CHEM:50TR5:15pm - 6:40pmS. Galvan7-2102
TR7:00pm - 10:10pmS. Galvan60-3617

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 202240879CHEM:50HTR1:15pm - 2:40pmA. Kung61-2302
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmA. Kung60-3620

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 202240881CHEM:51MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Truttmann7-1201
MW11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Truttmann60-3628
Spring 202240882CHEM:51TR9:45am - 11:10amK. Golestaneh7-1201
TR11:30am - 2:40pmK. Golestaneh60-3628
Spring 202240883CHEM:51MW1:15pm - 2:40pmH. Dang7-1201
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmH. Dang60-3628
Spring 202240884CHEM:51TR1:15pm - 2:40pmK. Colby7-1201
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmK. Colby60-3628
Spring 202240885CHEM:51MW3:00pm - 4:25pmH. Nguyen7-1201
S8:00am - 11:10amH. Nguyen60-3628
S11:30am - 2:40pmH. Nguyen60-3628
Spring 202240886CHEM:51TR3:00pm - 4:25pmW. Cui7-1201
F8:00am - 11:10amW. Cui60-3628
F11:30am - 2:40pmW. Cui60-3628
Spring 202240887CHEM:51MW4:45pm - 6:10pmR. Entus7-1201
MW7:00pm - 10:10pmR. Entus60-3628
Spring 202242888CHEM:51TR11:30am - 12:55pmA. Efron7-1201
TR8:00am - 11:10amA. Efron60-3628

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.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202243095CHEM:51HMW11:30am - 12:55pmM. Roueintan7-1201
MW8:00am - 11:10amM. Roueintan60-3628

CHEM 55  Chemistry for Engineers

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: CHEM 40 and MATH 71 or MATH 130 or satisfactory score on Chemistry Placement Examination

Topics including periodic table and atomic structure, bonding in solids, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, gases, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, electrochemistry, organic, polymers, and nuclear chemistry for engineering majors. Completion does not give eligibility for CHEM 51.

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 202240889CHEM:80MW11:30am - 12:55pmK. Huang11-2304
MW8:00am - 11:10amK. Huang7-2111
Spring 202240890CHEM:80TR11:30am - 12:55pmB. Zaitoun60-1506
TR8:00am - 11:10amB. Zaitoun7-2111
Spring 202240891CHEM:80MW6:30pm - 7:55pmA. Watson7-1201
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmA. Watson7-2111

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 202240893CHEM:81MW9:45am - 11:10amV. Prutyanov28B-104
MW11:30am - 2:40pmV. Prutyanov7-2111
Spring 202240895CHEM:81MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Leung7-1114
F8:00am - 11:10amJ. Leung7-2111
F11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Leung7-2111
Spring 202242890CHEM:81TR6:30pm - 7:55pmT. Hogenauer7-1201
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmT. Hogenauer7-2111

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.