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Chemistry

Students must be present at the first lab session of a chemistry course to be assured of admission to limited lab spaces.

Students who wish to enroll in a chemistry course must demonstrate that they have met the prerequisites for the course prior to enrollment. Continuing students must complete prerequisite courses with a C or better. If currently enrolled in a prerequisite course at SMC at the time of enrollment, students will be admitted to subsequent courses based upon midterm placement results, but will be dropped if the prerequisite course is not completed with a C or better. Students who have successfully completed one or more prerequisite courses (earning a grade of C- or better in both the lecture and lab courses and an average of C (2.0) or better overall) at another institution may be able to verify having met the prerequisites by submitting a transcript and course description and course syllabus for the prerequisite courses.

CHEM 9, Everyday Chemistry    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5A (Physical Sciences + LAB)

Students enrolling in this course should have math skills equivalent to those entering Math 31. This course does not fulfill the prerequisite for Chemistry 11.

This course serves to fulfill the general education requirements for a laboratory science course. Students who successfully complete this course will understand basic chemical principles and how these principles relate to the world around them. They will also learn various lab techniques, including the safe handling of chemicals and the proper use of laboratory equipment.

1311   10:45a-12:05p MWF   SCI 157   Strathearn M D

   12:30p-2:45p F   SCI 322   Strathearn M D

1312   10:45a-12:05p MWF   SCI 157   Strathearn M D

   3:00p-5:15p F   SCI 322   Strathearn M D

1313   3:30p-5:45p TTh   SCI 157   Walker Waugh M V

   3:30p-5:45p M   SCI 332   Walker Waugh M V

1314   3:30p-5:45p TTh   SCI 157   Walker Waugh M V

   3:30p-5:45p W   SCI 332   Walker Waugh M V

CHEM 10, Introductory General Chemistry   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5A (Physical Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: Math 31.

*U.C. gives no credit for Chemistry 10 if taken after Chemistry 11.

This is an introductory laboratory course. It introduces principles, laws, and nomenclature of inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry. Chemistry 10 prepares students to take the General Chemistry sequence (Chemistry 11 and Chemistry 12). It additionally serves as a basic chemistry course for the allied health majors (such as nursing and physiology). It also serves to fulfill general education requirements. Students who successfully complete this course will understand basic chemical principles and will have practiced quantitative reasoning and problem solving skills. Students will also have learned various lab techniques, including the safe and competent handling of chemicals and laboratory equipment.

1315   8:00a-10:15a TTh   SCI 153   Bautista M R

   8:00a-10:15a M   SCI 332   Bautista M R

Above section 1315 is a part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1316   8:00a-10:15a TTh   SCI 153   Bautista M R

   8:00a-10:15a W   SCI 332   Bautista M R

Above section 1316 is a part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1317   11:00a-1:15p MW   SCI 155   Nguyen J V

   7:30a-9:45a M   SCI 322   Nguyen J V

1318   11:00a-1:15p MW   SCI 155   Nguyen J V

   7:30a-9:45a W   SCI 322   Nguyen J V

1319   12:30p-2:45p TTh   SCI 157   Schmidt E

   7:45a-10:00a T   SCI 332   Schmidt E

1320   12:30p-2:45p TTh   SCI 157   Schmidt E

   7:45a-10:00a Th   SCI 332   Schmidt E

1321   12:45p-3:00p MW   SCI 157   Walker Waugh M V

   12:45p-3:00p T   SCI 332   Walker Waugh M V

Above section 1321 is part of the Black Collegians Program. See Special Programs section of schedule for program information. Above section is part of the Latino Center Adelante Program. See Special Programs section of schedule for program information.

1322   12:45p-3:00p MW   SCI 157   Walker Waugh M V

   12:45p-3:00p Th   SCI 332   Walker Waugh M V

1323   1:00p-3:15p TTh   SCI 155   Bautista M R

   1:00p-3:15p M   SCI 332   Bautista M R

1324   1:00p-3:15p TTh   SCI 155   Bautista M R

   1:00p-3:15p W   SCI 332   Bautista M R

1325   1:15p-3:30p TTh   SCI 153   Taylor S M

   10:15a-12:30p T   SCI 332   Taylor S M

1326   1:15p-3:30p TTh   SCI 153   Taylor S M

   10:15a-12:30p Th   SCI 332   Taylor S M

1327   1:30p-3:45p MW   SCI 155   Wong W W

   10:30a-12:45p M   SCI 332   Wong W W

1328   1:30p-3:45p MW   SCI 155   Wong W W

   10:30a-12:45p W   SCI 332   Wong W W

1329   3:15p-5:30p MW   SCI 153   Turner R M

   3:15p-5:30p T   SCI 332   Turner R M

Above section 1329 is a part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1330   3:15p-5:30p MW   SCI 153   Turner R M

   3:15p-5:30p Th   SCI 332   Turner R M

Above section 1330 is a part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1331   3:30p-5:45p MW   SCI 157   Lazarus L L

   3:30p-5:45p T   SCI 322   Lazarus L L

1332   3:30p-5:45p MW   SCI 157   Lazarus L L

   3:30p-5:45p Th   SCI 322   Lazarus L L

1333   3:45p-6:00p TTh   SCI 155   Canalita L

   12:45p-3:00p T   SCI 322   Canalita L

1334   3:45p-6:00p TTh   SCI 155   Canalita L

   12:45p-3:00p Th   SCI 322   Canalita L

4068   6:00p-10:40p Th   SCI 157   Toumari A

   6:00p-8:15p M   SCI 332   Toumari A

4069   6:00p-10:40p Th   SCI 157   Toumari A

   6:00p-8:15p W   SCI 332   Toumari A

4070   6:30p-8:45p MW   SCI 153   Von Hungen P K

   6:30p-8:45p T   SCI 332   Von Hungen P K

4071   6:30p-8:45p MW   SCI 153   Von Hungen P K

   6:30p-8:45p Th   SCI 332   Von Hungen P K

4072   6:45p-9:00p MW   SCI 155   Gifford M E

   6:45p-9:00p T   SCI 322   Gifford M E

4073   6:45p-9:00p MW   SCI 155   Gifford M E

   6:45p-9:00p Th   SCI 322   Gifford M E

4074   6:45p-9:00p TTh   SCI 155   Ogar G W

   6:45p-9:00p M   SCI 322   Ogar G W

4075   6:45p-9:00p TTh   SCI 155   Ogar G W

   6:45p-9:00p W   SCI 322   Ogar G W

CHEM 11, General Chemistry I   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5A (Physical Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: Chemistry 10 and Math 20.

Students seeking waiver of the Chemistry 10 prerequisite should take the Chemistry 10 Challenge Exam.

This course is the first semester of a two-semester, standard first year college chemistry course (Chemistry 11 and Chemistry 12). It introduces the fields of physical, organic, and inorganic chemistry. Topics to be discussed include atomic structure, chemical bonding, common types of reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, and the properties of gases, liquids, and solids.

1335   8:00a-10:30a MW   SCI 153   Scholefield M R

   8:00a-12:00p F   SCI 332   Scholefield M R

1336   8:00a-10:30a MW   SCI 153   Scholefield M R

   12:30p-4:30p F   SCI 332   Scholefield M R

1337   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 140   Murphy J E

   10:00a-2:00p M   SCI 322   Murphy J E

1338   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 140   Murphy J E

   10:00a-2:00p W   SCI 322   Murphy J E

1339   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 140   Murphy J E

   8:00a-12:00p F   SCI 322   Murphy J E

1340   10:15a-12:45p MW   SCI 140   Gallogly E B

   2:15p-6:15p M   SCI 322   Gallogly E B

1341   10:15a-12:45p MW   SCI 140   Gallogly E B

   2:15p-6:15p W   SCI 322   Gallogly E B

1342   10:15a-12:45p MW   SCI 140   Gallogly E B

   1:00p-5:00p Th   SCI 301   Gallogly E B

1343   1:00p-3:30p TTh   SCI 140   Hsieh J M

   7:00a-11:00a T   SCI 322   Hsieh J M

1344   1:00p-3:30p TTh   SCI 140   Hsieh J M

   7:00a-11:00a Th   SCI 322   Hsieh J M

1345   1:00p-3:30p TTh   SCI 140   Hsieh J M

   1:00p-5:00p W   SCI 301   Hsieh J M

NEW 3338   4:00p-6:30p TTh   SCI 153   Staff

   1:00p-5:00p F   SCI 301   Staff

4076   6:30p-9:00p MW   SCI 140   Abbani M A

   6:30p-10:30p T   SCI 301   Gallogly E B

4077   6:30p-9:00p MW   SCI 140   Abbani M A

   6:30p-10:30p Th   SCI 301   Abbani M A

CHEM 12, General Chemistry II   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5A (Physical Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: Chemistry 11 and Math 2.

This course is a continuation of Chem 11. Topics covered include kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base chemistry, precipitation reactions, coordination chemistry, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry.

1346   7:30a-10:00a MW   SCI 140   Nauli S

   12:30p-4:30p M   SCI 301   Nauli S

1347   7:30a-10:00a MW   SCI 140   Nauli S

   7:00a-11:00a T   SCI 301   Nauli S

1348   7:30a-10:00a MW   SCI 140   Nauli S

   7:00a-11:00a Th   SCI 301   Nauli S

1349   8:00a-10:30a MW   SCI 155   Balm S P

   8:00a-12:00p F   SCI 301   Balm S P

1350   1:00p-3:30p MW   SCI 140   Ferede R

   8:00a-12:00p M   SCI 301   Ferede R

1351   1:00p-3:30p MW   SCI 140   Ferede R

   12:45p-4:45p T   SCI 301   Ferede R

1352   1:00p-3:30p MW   SCI 140   Ferede R

   8:00a-12:00p W   SCI 301   Ferede R

4078   6:00p-10:30p M   SCI 301   Martinez H L

   6:00p-10:30p T   SCI 157   Martinez H L

CHEM 21, Organic Chemistry I    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5A (Physical Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: Chemistry 12.

This course is a systematic introduction to the chemistry of carbon compounds. It encompasses theory and reactions of hydrocarbons and functional group derivatives. Included are bonding and structure, nomenclature, stereochemistry, synthesis, mechanism, and spectroscopic analysis. The laboratory work focuses on techniques of synthesis, isolation, purification, and analysis.

1353   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 157   Harwig J F

   8:00a-12:00p M   SCI 305   Harwig J F

1354   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 157   Harwig J F

   8:00a-12:00p W   SCI 305   Harwig J F

4079   6:30p-9:00p MW   SCI 157   Kline M L

   2:00p-6:00p T   SCI 305   Kline M L

4080   6:30p-9:00p MW   SCI 157   Kline M L

   6:00p-10:00p Th   SCI 305   Kline M L

CHEM 22, Organic Chemistry II    4 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5A (Physical Sciences) • Prerequisite: Chemistry 21.

Maximum UC credit for Chemistry 22 and Chemistry 24 combined is 5 units.

This course is a continuation of Chemistry 21, with emphasis on the remaining functional groups and types of reactions. Also included is an introduction to the organic chemistry of biochemical compounds. Chemistry 22 includes lecture and discussion. The second semester of organic chemistry laboratory is a separate course, Chemistry 24. Chemistry 21 and 22 constitute two semesters of organic chemistry with one semester of organic chemistry laboratory. Chemistry 21, 22, and 24 constitute two semesters of organic chemistry with two semesters of laboratory.

1355   7:45a-10:15a TTh   SCI 155   Anderson Jamey L

CHEM 24, Organic Chemistry II Laboratory    2 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5A (Physical Sciences lab) • Prerequisite/Corequisite: Chemistry 21 and 22 (Chem 22 can be taken concurrently with Chem 24)

Maximum UC credit for Chemistry 22 and Chemistry 24 combined is 5 units.

This course is the second semester of organic chemistry laboratory. The laboratory work involves microscale and miniscale synthesis, structure determination, investigation of reaction mechanism, and qualitative analysis. The lectures will discuss the theory and techniques that relate to the experiments that are performed, including NMR, IR, organic qualitative analysis, and various methods of analysis, separation, and purification of mixtures. Maximum UC credit for Chemistry 22 and Chemistry 24 combined is 5 units.

1356   7:30a-12:35p F   SCI 305   Schwyter D

1357   1:00p-6:05p W   SCI 305   Anderson Jamey L

CHEM 31, Biochemistry I    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 5A (Physical Sciences, + LAB) • Prerequisite: Chemistry 22.

This course is a survey of biochemistry, introducing the student to the structures and functions of important classes of biochemical compounds as well as to the central reactions of metabolism. The main topics include the structure and function of proteins, carbohydrates and lipids, the catalysis, kinetics and regulation of enzymes, the reactions of glycolysis, the citric acid cycle, electron transport/oxidative phosphorylation, and gluconeogenesis. The laboratory section of the course provides an introduction to biochemistry lab procedures including titration, peptide analysis, spectroscopy, spectrophotometry, column chromatography, gel-electrophoresis, the kinetic analysis of enzyme-catalyzed reactions, and internet based informatics tools.

1358   8:00a-10:30a MW   SCI 157   Schwyter D H

   7:00a-11:00a Th   SCI 305   Schwyter D H

1359   8:00a-10:30a MW   SCI 157   Schwyter D H

   1:00p-5:00p Th   SCI 305   Schwyter D H

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