Chemistry (CHEM)

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
Fall 202120613CHEM:9R3:00pm - 6:15pmM. Oda11-2115
Fall 202123348CHEM:9W3:30pm - 6:40pmR. Babajide11-2105
Fall 202123468CHEM:9TR1:45pm - 3:10pmS. ShahONLINE-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
Fall 202120622CHEM:10MW12:00pm - 2:05pmI. Nejad61-2311
M8:00am - 11:10amI. Nejad60-3601
Fall 202120625CHEM:10TR12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Huang7-1114
T8:00am - 11:10amK. Huang60-3601
Fall 202120626CHEM:10TR12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Huang7-1114
R8:00am - 11:10amK. Huang60-3601
T8:00am - 11:10amM. Roueintan60-3617
W8:00am - 11:10amT. Clements60-3601
Fall 202120632CHEM:10F8:00am - 12:15pmH. Axelrod7-1114
W8:00am - 11:10amH. Axelrod60-3617
Fall 202120635CHEM:10TR8:30am - 10:35amW. Cui61-2320
T11:30am - 2:40pmW. Cui60-3601
R11:30am - 2:40pmM. Roueintan60-3601
Fall 202120637CHEM:10MW12:00pm - 2:05pmP. Abukhalil; O. Karmach7-1114
M3:00pm - 6:10pmP. Abukhalil; O. Karmach60-3601
Fall 202120638CHEM:10MW12:00pm - 2:05pmP. Abukhalil7-1114
F11:30am - 2:40pmP. Abukhalil60-3601
Fall 202120639CHEM:10TR12:00pm - 2:05pmS. Rahimnejad61-2418
R3:00pm - 6:10pmS. Rahimnejad60-3601
Fall 202120640CHEM:10T6:00pm - 10:15pmM. Oda7-1114
R7:00pm - 10:10pmM. Oda60-3601
W11:30am - 2:40pmT. Clements60-3601

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
Fall 202120641CHEM:20WF9:45am - 11:10amM. Marsella11-2406
W11:30am - 1:35pmM. Marsella7-2123
F11:30am - 3:45pmM. Marsella7-2123
Fall 202120642CHEM:20TR1:15pm - 2:40pmI. Nejad7-2102
T3:00pm - 5:05pmI. Nejad7-2123
R3:00pm - 7:20pmI. Nejad7-2123
Fall 202123343CHEM:20MW3:00pm - 4:25pmY. Daoudi7-2102
M5:30pm - 7:35pmY. Daoudi7-2123
W5:00pm - 9:15pmY. Daoudi7-2123

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
Fall 202120643CHEM:40MW7:30am - 9:35amA. Kung7-2114
M11:30am - 2:40pmA. Kung60-3609
Fall 202120644CHEM:40MW7:30am - 9:35amA. Kung7-2114
W11:30am - 2:40pmA. Kung60-3609
Fall 202120645CHEM:40TR7:30am - 9:35amJ. Leung7-2114
T11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Leung60-3609
Fall 202120646CHEM:40TR7:30am - 9:35amR. Babajide7-1201
R11:30am - 2:40pmR. Babajide60-3609
Fall 202120647CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Fernandez26D-3280
M8:00am - 11:10amJ. Fernandez60-3617
Fall 202120648CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmO. Karmach61-3319
M8:00am - 11:10amO. Karmach60-3609
Fall 202120649CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmC. He7-2114
T8:00am - 11:10amC. He60-3609
Fall 202120650CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmC. He7-2114
R8:00am - 11:10amC. He60-3609
Fall 202120651CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Leung7-2114
W8:00am - 11:10amJ. Leung60-3609
Fall 202120652CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmC. Miller61-3414
R8:00am - 11:10amC. Miller60-3617
Fall 202120654CHEM:40MW9:45am - 11:50amR. Babajide7-2114
F11:30am - 2:40pmR. Babajide60-3609
Fall 202120657CHEM:40TR9:45am - 11:50amK. Tu7-2114
F8:00am - 11:10amK. Tu60-3617
Fall 202120658CHEM:40TR9:45am - 11:50amK. Tu; E. Craft7-2114
F11:30am - 2:40pmK. Tu; E. Craft60-3617
Fall 202120659CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmD. Doshi26A-3881
M3:00pm - 6:10pmD. Doshi60-3609
W3:00pm - 6:10pmJ. Hartman60-3609
R3:00pm - 6:10pmP. Mahjoor60-3609
F3:00pm - 6:10pmP. Mahjoor60-3609
Fall 202120664CHEM:40S1:30pm - 5:45pmM. Ayala; D. Bartlett; H. Nguyen7-2114
F3:00pm - 6:10pmM. Ayala; D. Bartlett; H. Nguyen60-3617
Fall 202120669CHEM:40MW4:30pm - 6:35pmW. Huang7-2114
M7:00pm - 10:10pmW. Huang60-3609
Fall 202120670CHEM:40MW4:30pm - 6:35pmW. Huang7-2114
W7:00pm - 10:10pmW. Huang60-3609
Fall 202120671CHEM:40R6:00pm - 10:15pmM. Parra7-1114
T7:00pm - 10:10pmM. Parra60-3609
Fall 202120672CHEM:40TR6:50pm - 8:55pmX. Li7-2114
T3:00pm - 6:10pmX. Li60-3609
Fall 202120673CHEM:40TR6:50pm - 8:55pmX. Li; E. Craft7-2114
F8:00am - 11:10amX. Li; E. Craft60-3609
Fall 202123469CHEM:40R7:00pm - 10:10pmS. Shah60-3609
T6:00pm - 10:15pmS. ShahONLINE-XXXX
Fall 202124218CHEM:40W6:50pm - 8:55pmJ. Solbach7-1114
S12:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Solbach7-1114
S8:30am - 11:40amJ. Solbach60-3609

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
Fall 202120696CHEM:50MW8:00am - 9:25amC. Miller7-2102
MW11:30am - 2:40pmC. Miller60-3617
Fall 202120697CHEM:50MW11:30am - 12:55pmC. He7-2102
MW8:00am - 11:10amC. He60-3620
Fall 202120698CHEM:50MW9:45am - 11:10amA. Williams7-2102
MW11:30am - 2:40pmA. Williams60-3620
Fall 202120699CHEM:50MW1:15pm - 2:40pmY. Luo7-2102
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmY. Luo60-3620
Fall 202120700CHEM:50MW1:15pm - 2:40pmM. Pasillas61-2418
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmM. Pasillas60-3617
Fall 202120701CHEM:50MW4:45pm - 6:10pmT. Hogenauer7-2102
MW7:00pm - 10:10pmT. Hogenauer60-3620
Fall 202120702CHEM:50TR8:00am - 9:25amJ. Fernandez7-2102
TR11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Fernandez60-3617
Fall 202120703CHEM:50TR11:30am - 12:55pmG. Muleta7-2102
TR8:00am - 11:10amG. Muleta60-3620
Fall 202120706CHEM:50TR1:15pm - 2:40pmD. Doshi11-2115
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmD. Doshi60-3620
Fall 202120708CHEM:50TR6:30pm - 7:55pmM. Tippetts7-2102
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmM. Tippetts60-3617
Fall 202120709CHEM:50TR4:45pm - 6:10pmC. Nalbandian; K. Colby7-2102
TR7:00pm - 10:10pmC. Nalbandian; K. Colby60-3620
Fall 202120711CHEM:50TR5:15pm - 6:40pmS. Galvan7-1205
TR7:00pm - 10:10pmS. Galvan60-3617
Fall 202120714CHEM:50F11:30am - 2:40pmP. Mahjoor60-3620
F8:00am - 11:10amP. Mahjoor60-3620
S8:00am - 11:10amR. Byrne60-3620
S11:30am - 2:40pmR. Byrne60-3620

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
Fall 202120719CHEM:50HTR9:45am - 11:10amA. Kung7-2102
TR11:30am - 2:40pmA. 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
Fall 202120724CHEM:51MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Truttmann7-1201
MW11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Truttmann60-3628
Fall 202120725CHEM:51MW1:15pm - 2:40pmH. Dang7-1201
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmH. Dang60-3628
Fall 202120726CHEM:51MW4:45pm - 6:10pmT. Edison7-1201
MW7:00pm - 10:10pmT. Edison60-3628
Fall 202120728CHEM:51MW3:00pm - 4:25pmH. Nguyen7-1201
S8:00am - 11:10amH. Nguyen60-3628
S11:30am - 2:40pmH. Nguyen60-3628
Fall 202120731CHEM:51TR11:30am - 12:55pmA. Efron7-1201
TR8:00am - 11:10amA. Efron60-3628
Fall 202120735CHEM:51TR9:45am - 11:10amB. Ghosh7-1201
TR11:30am - 2:40pmB. Ghosh60-3628
Fall 202120736CHEM:51TR1:15pm - 2:40pmD. Bartlett7-1201
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmD. Bartlett60-3628
Fall 202120739CHEM:51TR4:45pm - 6:10pmR. Entus7-1201
TR7:00pm - 10:10pmR. Entus60-3628

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
Fall 202123295CHEM:51HMW11:30am - 12:55pmM. Roueintan7-1201
MW8:00am - 11:10amM. Roueintan60-3628

CHEM 55  Chemistry for Engineers

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
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
Fall 202120740CHEM:80MW11:30am - 12:55pmK. Huang11-2402
MW8:00am - 11:10amK. Huang7-2111
Fall 202120742CHEM:80MW6:30pm - 7:55pmB. Zaitoun7-1201
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmB. Zaitoun7-2111
Fall 202120743CHEM:80TR9:45am - 11:10amJ. Solbach7-1114
TR11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Solbach7-2111
Fall 202120744CHEM:80TR5:15pm - 6:40pmA. Watson7-2114
TR7:00pm - 10:10pmA. 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
Fall 202120745CHEM:81MW9:45am - 11:10amV. Prutyanov7-1114
MW11:30am - 2:40pmV. Prutyanov7-2111
Fall 202120747CHEM:81TR6:30pm - 7:55pmS. Bernard7-1201
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmS. Bernard7-2111

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.

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