Chemistry

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CHEM 100 INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL CHEMISTRY 4 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: MATH 45 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Fundamentals of inorganic chemistry, including bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, gas laws, acids and bases, equilibrium, solutions, and basic types of reactions. Introduction to nuclear, organic and environmental chemistry. [D; CSU; UC]
CHEM 100 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87754 CHEM 100 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 301 Delcamp,Tavner 18 2*
    01:30PM-04:35PM M 335      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87755 CHEM 100 03 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 301 Delcamp,Tavner 18 2*
    11:00AM-02:05PM F 335      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87756 CHEM 100 301 08:00AM-09:15AM MW 4422 Evans,Theodore 18 2*
    09:30AM-12:35PM M 4419      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87757 CHEM 100 302 08:00AM-09:15AM MW 4422 Evans,Theodore 18 3*
    09:30AM-12:20PM W 4419      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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CHEM 110 ELEMENTARY ORGANIC AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 4 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: CHEM 100, 170, or 200, or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduction to organic and biological chemistry. Designed to fulfill the chemistry requirements for majors in nursing, home economics, consumer science, and hazardous materials. [D; CSU; UC]
CHEM 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87762 CHEM 110 01 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 301 Barber,Jack 18 1*
    10:00AM-01:05PM M 335      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87763 CHEM 110 03 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 301 Barber,Jack 18 1*
    10:00AM-12:50PM W 335      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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CHEM 170 PREPARATION FOR GENERAL CHEMISTRY 4 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: MATH 70 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces general chemistry that serves to establish a framework of vocabulary, principles, concepts, laboratory techniques, and problem-solving skills to prepare the student to complete successfully the more intensive general chemistry sequence. [D; CSU; UC]
CHEM 170 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87766 CHEM 170 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 332 Dibrov,Sergey 18 0*
    01:30PM-04:20PM W 335      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87767 CHEM 170 03 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 332 Dibrov,Sergey 18 0*
    11:00AM-02:05PM F 331      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87768 CHEM 170 05 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 332 Hofler,Alexandra 18 1*
    12:00PM-02:50PM T 335      
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87769 CHEM 170 07 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 332 Hofler,Alexandra 18 1*
    12:00PM-02:50PM TH 335      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87770 CHEM 170 09 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 301 Brinton,Karen 18 1*
    08:00AM-10:50AM T 331      
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Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87771 CHEM 170 11 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 301 Brinton,Karen 18 1*
    08:00AM-10:50AM TH 331      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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CHEM 200 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I 5 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: CHEM 170 or equivalent; MATH 70 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: MATH 101 or 121 or MATH 244 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers methods of chemistry, formulas and equations, chemical calculations, states of matter, periodic law, atomic structure and chemical bonding, gases, thermochemistry, equilibrium, and acids and bases. Laboratory stresses quantitative methods, including gravimetric analysis and titrimetry, use of instrumentation, including spectrophotometers, pH meters, multimeters, and error analysis. [D; CSU; UC]
CHEM 200 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87774 CHEM 200 01 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 332 Um,Joann 18 0*
    11:00AM-01:50PM MW 331      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87775 CHEM 200 03 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 332 Um,Joann 18 0*
    02:00PM-04:50PM MW 331      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87777 CHEM 200 62 05:00PM-06:15PM TTH 332 Tschopp,Juerg 18 0*
    01:30PM-04:20PM TTH 331      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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CHEM 210 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II 5 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: CHEM 200 or equivalent; MATH 101 or 121 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Includes equilibrium and acid- base reactions; liquids, solids, kinetics, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, coordination chemistry, nuclear chemistry, the elements and their properties; introduction to organic and biochemistry. Laboratory emphasizes quantitative and qualitative analysis, use of instrumentation including multimeters, spectrophotometers, Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AA), and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR), laboratory reports, and discussion of error. [D: CSU; UC]
CHEM 210 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87778 CHEM 210 01 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 332 Hecht,David 18 11*
    10:00AM-12:50PM MW 333      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87779 CHEM 210 03 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 332 Hecht,David 18 16*
    02:00PM-04:50PM MW 333      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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CHEM 240 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 5 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: CHEM 210 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduction to modern organic chemistry. Stereochemistry, Infrared Spectroscopy (IR), and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy(NMR) will be introduced and used to augment the study of organic compounds and their reactions. [D; CSU; UC]
CHEM 240 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87780 CHEM 240 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 332 Um,Joann 18 0*
    01:30PM-04:20PM TTH 333 Sardo,Jessica    
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 18
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