Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 9  Chemistry of Everyday Life

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

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

CHEM 10  Chemistry for Allied Health Majors

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
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 201822031CHEM:10MW12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Huang7-1114
M8:00am - 11:10amK. Huang60-3601
Fall 201822032CHEM:10MW12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Huang7-1114
W8:00am - 11:10amK. Huang60-3617
Fall 201822033CHEM:10TR12:00pm - 2:05pmNotEntered-XXXX
T8:00am - 11:10amNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201822034CHEM:10TR12:00pm - 2:05pmNotEntered-XXXX
R8:00am - 11:10amNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201822035CHEM:10MW7:30am - 9:35amM. Roueintan7-1114
M11:30am - 2:40pmM. Roueintan60-3601
Fall 201822036CHEM:10MW7:30am - 9:35amM. Roueintan7-1114
W11:30am - 2:40pmM. Roueintan60-3601
Fall 201822037CHEM:10TR7:30am - 9:35amG. Muleta7-1114
T11:30am - 2:40pmG. Muleta60-3601
Fall 201822038CHEM:10TR7:30am - 9:35amG. Muleta7-1114
R11:30am - 2:40pmG. Muleta60-3601
Fall 201822039CHEM:10F8:00am - 12:15pmJ. Truttmann7-1114
W3:00pm - 6:10pmJ. Truttmann60-3601
M3:00pm - 6:10pmH. Lord60-3601
Fall 201822042CHEM:10M6:00pm - 10:15pmNotEntered-XXXX
W6:30pm - 9:40pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201822043CHEM:10T6:00pm - 10:15pmM. Oda7-1114
R6:30pm - 9:40pmM. Oda60-3601
Fall 201822044CHEM:10W6:00pm - 10:15pmNotEntered-XXXX
M6:30pm - 9:40pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201822045CHEM:10R6:00pm - 10:15pmV. Hadi7-1114
T6:30pm - 9:40pmV. Hadi60-3601
Fall 201822714CHEM:10M9:00am - 1:15pmT. Nguyen7-2123
WF11:55am - 2:15pmT. Nguyen21F-1
WF8:00am - 11:10amT. Nguyen60-3601

CHEM 20  Introductory Organic and Biochemistry

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
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 201822765CHEM:20WF9:45am - 11:10amE. Craft11-2406
W11:30am - 1:35pmE. Craft7-2123
F11:30am - 3:45pmE. Craft7-2123
Fall 201822766CHEM:20TR1:15pm - 2:40pmI. Nejad18-9
R3:00pm - 5:05pmI. Nejad7-2123
T3:00pm - 7:20pmI. Nejad7-2123

CHEM 40  Introduction to General Chemistry

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM 101)
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 201822046CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmP. Mahjoor7-2114
M8:00am - 11:10amP. Mahjoor60-3609
Fall 201822047CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmP. Mahjoor7-2114
W8:00am - 11:10amP. Mahjoor60-3609
Fall 201822715CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Golestaneh7-2114
T8:00am - 11:10amK. Golestaneh60-3609
Fall 201822716CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Golestaneh7-2114
R8:00am - 11:10amK. Golestaneh60-3609
Fall 201822717CHEM:40MW7:30am - 9:35amI. Nejad7-2114
M11:30am - 2:40pmI. Nejad60-3609
Fall 201822718CHEM:40MW7:30am - 9:35amI. Nejad; M. Alvarez7-2114
W11:30am - 2:40pmI. Nejad; M. Alvarez60-3609
Fall 201822719CHEM:40TR7:30am - 9:35amJ. Leung7-2114
T11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Leung60-3609
Fall 201822720CHEM:40TR7:30am - 9:35amJ. Leung; M. Alvarez7-2114
R11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Leung; M. Alvarez60-3609
Fall 201822721CHEM:40MW9:45am - 11:50amA. Kung7-2114
M3:00pm - 6:10pmA. Kung60-3609
Fall 201822722CHEM:40MW9:45am - 11:50amA. Kung; A. Ahmed7-2114
W3:00pm - 6:10pmA. Kung; A. Ahmed60-3609
Fall 201822723CHEM:40TR9:45am - 11:50amD. Doshi7-2114
T3:00pm - 6:10pmD. Doshi60-3609
Fall 201822724CHEM:40TR9:45am - 11:50amD. Doshi7-2114
R3:00pm - 6:10pmD. Doshi60-3609
Fall 201822725CHEM:40MW2:15pm - 4:20pmW. Cui7-2114
F8:00am - 11:10amW. Cui60-3609
Fall 201822726CHEM:40M6:00pm - 10:15pmM. Parra7-2114
W6:30pm - 9:40pmM. Parra60-3609
Fall 201822727CHEM:40T6:00pm - 10:15pmS. Shah7-2114
R6:30pm - 9:40pmS. Shah60-3609
Fall 201822728CHEM:40W6:00pm - 10:15pmX. Li7-2114
M6:30pm - 9:40pmX. Li60-3609
Fall 201822729CHEM:40R6:00pm - 10:15pmM. Martinez7-2114
T6:30pm - 9:40pmM. Martinez60-3609
Fall 201822730CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmC. Newman40-125
F11:30am - 2:40pmC. Newman60-3609
Fall 201822731CHEM:40TR2:15pm - 4:20pmNotEntered-XXXX
R8:00am - 11:10amNotEntered-XXXX
W11:30am - 2:40pmT. Beam60-3617
Fall 201824635CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmD. Bartlett; S. Wang7-1114
T8:00am - 11:10amD. Bartlett; S. Wang60-3617
Fall 201824638CHEM:40TR12:00pm - 2:05pmD. Bartlett; S. Wang7-1114
R8:00am - 11:10amD. Bartlett; S. Wang60-3617
Fall 201824665CHEM:40MW12:00pm - 2:05pmR. Babajide6-137
M8:00am - 11:10amR. Babajide60-3617

CHEM 50  General Chemistry I

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM 110)
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, 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.

CHEM 50H  General Chemistry I - Honors

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

General Chemistry topics including chemical formulas, equations, nomenclature, reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, periodic trends, atomic structure, chemical bonding and structure, 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 201822746CHEM:50HTR11:30am - 12:55pmM. Roueintan7-2102
TR8:00am - 11:10amM. Roueintan60-3620
Fall 201822747CHEM:50HMW9:45am - 11:10amK. Golestaneh7-2102
MW11:30am - 2:40pmK. Golestaneh60-3620

CHEM 51  General Chemistry II

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
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 201822748CHEM:51MW11:30am - 12:55pmA. Van Wart7-1201
MW8:00am - 11:10amA. Van Wart60-3628
Fall 201822749CHEM:51MW1:15pm - 2:40pmH. Dang7-1201
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmH. Dang60-3628
Fall 201822750CHEM:51MW8:00am - 9:25amK. Colby7-1201
F8:00am - 2:35pmK. Colby60-3628
Fall 201822751CHEM:51MW5:15pm - 6:40pmT. Kidane7-1201
MW7:00pm - 10:10pmT. Kidane60-3628
Fall 201822752CHEM:51TR11:30am - 12:55pmP. Mahjoor7-1201
TR8:00am - 11:10amP. Mahjoor60-3628
Fall 201822753CHEM:51TR9:45am - 11:10amT. Clements7-1201
TR11:30am - 2:40pmT. Clements60-3628
Fall 201822754CHEM:51TR1:15pm - 2:40pmNotEntered-XXXX
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201822755CHEM:51TR5:15pm - 6:40pmR. Entus7-1201
TR7:00pm - 10:10pmR. Entus60-3628
Fall 201823853CHEM:51W7:00pm - 10:10pmT. Edison7-1201
S8:00am - 2:35pmT. Edison60-3628

CHEM 51H  General Chemistry II - Honors

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
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 160S, (80+81))
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 201822757CHEM:80TR9:45am - 11:10amK. Huang7-1114
TR11:30am - 2:40pmK. Huang7-2111
Fall 201822758CHEM:80MW11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Truttmann11-2304
MW8:00am - 11:10amJ. Truttmann7-2111
Fall 201822759CHEM:80MW1:15pm - 2:40pmV. Prutyanov18-9
MW3:00pm - 6:10pmV. Prutyanov7-2111
Fall 201822760CHEM:80TR11:30am - 12:55pmT. Nguyen61-1420
TR8:00am - 11:10amT. Nguyen7-2111
Fall 201822761CHEM:80MW5:15pm - 6:40pmS. Bernard7-1209
MW7:00pm - 10:10pmS. Bernard7-2111

CHEM 81  Organic Chemistry II

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM 160S, (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 201822762CHEM:81MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Leung7-1114
MW11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Leung7-2111
Fall 201822764CHEM:81TR1:15pm - 2:40pmJ. Nguyen7-1201
TR3:00pm - 6:10pmJ. Nguyen7-2111

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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