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CHEM 192 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An introductory course in Chemistry designed to prepare students for General Chemistry I (CHEM 210). Provides an introduction to fundamental concepts in chemistry with an emphasis on the application of mathematical problem-solving methods to chemistry. Lecture topics will include the basic structure of atoms, the combination of elements in chemical compounds, the metric system and measurement, significant figures, using dimensional analysis and algebra to solve chemical problems, describing chemical reactions using balanced equations, and stoichiometry. In the laboratory, the student will be introduced to the use of common laboratory equipment and techniques. Transfer credit: UC; CSU.

CHEM 192 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An introductory course in Chemistry designed to prepare students for General Chemistry I (CHEM 210). Provides an introduction to fundamental concepts in chemistry with an emphasis on the application of mathematical problem-solving methods to chemistry. Lecture topics will include the basic structure of atoms, the combination of elements in chemical compounds, the metric system and measurement, significant figures, using dimensional analysis and algebra to solve chemical problems, describing chemical reactions using balanced equations, and stoichiometry. In the laboratory, the student will be introduced to the use of common laboratory equipment and techniques. Transfer credit: UC; CSU.

CHEM 192 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An introductory course in Chemistry designed to prepare students for General Chemistry I (CHEM 210). Provides an introduction to fundamental concepts in chemistry with an emphasis on the application of mathematical problem-solving methods to chemistry. Lecture topics will include the basic structure of atoms, the combination of elements in chemical compounds, the metric system and measurement, significant figures, using dimensional analysis and algebra to solve chemical problems, describing chemical reactions using balanced equations, and stoichiometry. In the laboratory, the student will be introduced to the use of common laboratory equipment and techniques. Transfer credit: UC; CSU.

CHEM 192 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An introductory course in Chemistry designed to prepare students for General Chemistry I (CHEM 210). Provides an introduction to fundamental concepts in chemistry with an emphasis on the application of mathematical problem-solving methods to chemistry. Lecture topics will include the basic structure of atoms, the combination of elements in chemical compounds, the metric system and measurement, significant figures, using dimensional analysis and algebra to solve chemical problems, describing chemical reactions using balanced equations, and stoichiometry. In the laboratory, the student will be introduced to the use of common laboratory equipment and techniques. Transfer credit: UC; CSU.

CHEM 210 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (5)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/96-108 lab. Prerequisite: CHEM 192, or equivalent; and MATH 120 or MATH 123, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
The first semester of a two-semester sequence with laboratory intended for science, engineering and pre-professional majors. Includes a detailed study of atomic and molecular structures, stoichiometric calculations, solutions, thermochemistry, gas laws, physical states, atomic electron orbital theory, and chemical bonding. The course also includes laboratory study of these concepts, experimental chemistry techniques, and the analysis and interpretation of experimental findings.Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

CHEM 210 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (5)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/96-108 lab. Prerequisite: CHEM 192, or equivalent; and MATH 120 or MATH 123, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
The first semester of a two-semester sequence with laboratory intended for science, engineering and pre-professional majors. Includes a detailed study of atomic and molecular structures, stoichiometric calculations, solutions, thermochemistry, gas laws, physical states, atomic electron orbital theory, and chemical bonding. The course also includes laboratory study of these concepts, experimental chemistry techniques, and the analysis and interpretation of experimental findings.Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

CHEM 220 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II (5)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/96-108 lab. Prerequisite: CHEM 210, or equivalent.
The second semester of a two-semester sequence with laboratory intended for science, engineering and pre-professional majors. Includes a study of acid-base chemistry, equilibrium, kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, descriptive chemistry, and nuclear chemistry. The course also includes laboratory study of these concepts, experimental chemistry techniques, and the analysis and interpretation of experimental findings. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

CHEM 220 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II (5)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/96-108 lab. Prerequisite: CHEM 210, or equivalent.
The second semester of a two-semester sequence with laboratory intended for science, engineering and pre-professional majors. Includes a study of acid-base chemistry, equilibrium, kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, descriptive chemistry, and nuclear chemistry. The course also includes laboratory study of these concepts, experimental chemistry techniques, and the analysis and interpretation of experimental findings. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B1, B3).

CHEM 410 CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test scores and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Survey of the principles of general, organic and biochemistry. The physical and chemical properties of inorganic, organic and biomolecules will be studied. The course will include a study of equilibrium in chemical systems with special emphasis on chemical processes in the body. The laboratory component of the course introduces qualitative and quantitative techniques of chemical study and manipulations with inorganic, organic and biochemical reactions. Designed for Health Science majors (e.g., respiratory therapy, nursing). Not intended for students majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, or pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry or pharmacy. Transfer credit: CSU (B1, B3).
CHEM 410 CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test scores and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Survey of the principles of general, organic and biochemistry. The physical and chemical properties of inorganic, organic and biomolecules will be studied. The course will include a study of equilibrium in chemical systems with special emphasis on chemical processes in the body. The laboratory component of the course introduces qualitative and quantitative techniques of chemical study and manipulations with inorganic, organic and biochemical reactions. Designed for Health Science majors (e.g., respiratory therapy, nursing). Not intended for students majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, or pre-professional programs such as medicine, dentistry or pharmacy. Transfer credit: CSU (B1, B3).