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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.

1295   1:00p-3:15p TTh   SCI 140   Walker Waugh M V

   3:45p-6:00p T   SCI 332   Walker Waugh M V

1296   1:00p-3:15p TTh   SCI 140   Walker Waugh M V

   3:45p-6:00p Th   SCI 332   Walker Waugh M V

1297   3:00p-5:15p WF   SCI 153   Wong W W

   12:15p-2:30p W   SCI 322   Wong W W

1298   3:00p-5:15p WF   SCI 153   Wong W W

   12:15p-2:30p F   SCI 322   Wong W W

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.

1299   8:00a-10:15a MW   SCI 155   Balm S P

   8:00a-10:15a F   SCI 332   Balm S P

1300   8:00a-10:15a MW   SCI 155   Balm S P

   10:30a-12:45p F   SCI 332   Balm S P

1301   8:00a-10:15a MW   SCI 153   Strathearn M D

   8:00a-10:15a T   SCI 332   Strathearn M D

1302   8:00a-10:15a MW   SCI 153   Strathearn M D

   8:00a-10:15a Th   SCI 332   Strathearn M D

1303   10:30a-12:45p MW   SCI 157   Lavallee R J

   1:30p-3:45p M   SCI 332   Lavallee R J

1304   10:30a-12:45p MW   SCI 157   Lavallee R J

   1:30p-3:45p W   SCI 332   Lavallee R J

1305   10:30a-12:45p MW   SCI 155   Schmidt E

   10:30a-12:45p T   SCI 332   Schmidt E

1306   10:30a-12:45p MW   SCI 155   Schmidt E

   10:30a-12:45p Th   SCI 332   Schmidt E

1307   12:30p-2:45p MW   SCI 153   Schwyter D H

   12:45p-3:00p Th   SCI 301   Schwyter D H

1308   1:00p-3:15p MW   SCI 155   Canalita L

   1:00p-3:15p T   SCI 332   Canalita L

1309   1:00p-3:15p MW   SCI 155   Canalita L

   1:00p-3:15p Th   SCI 332   Canalita L

1310   1:00p-3:15p MW   SCI 157   Walker Waugh M V

   4:00p-6:15p M   SCI 332   Walker Waugh M V

Above section 1310 is part of the SMC-UCLA Science Research Institute program (STEM), and it is intended for program participants. For more information please refer to STEM at SMC.

1311   1:00p-3:15p MW   SCI 157   Walker Waugh M V

   4:00p-6:15p W   SCI 332   Walker Waugh M V

Above section 1311 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.

1312   3:30p-5:45p MW   SCI 157   Taylor S M

   3:30p-5:45p T   SCI 322   Taylor S M

1313   3:30p-5:45p MW   SCI 157   Taylor S M

   3:30p-5:45p Th   SCI 322   Taylor S M

1314   3:30p-5:45p TTh   SCI 155   Toivonen J E

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

1315   3:30p-5:45p TTh   SCI 155   Toivonen J E

   2:45p-5:00p F   SCI 322   Lazarus L L

1316   3:45p-6:00p TTh   SCI 157   Lavallee R J

   1:00p-3:15p T   SCI 322   Lavallee R J

1317   3:45p-6:00p TTh   SCI 157   Lavallee R J

   1:00p-3:15p Th   SCI 322   Lavallee R J

4063   6:15p-8:30p TTh   SCI 157   Toumari A

   6:15p-8:30p M   SCI 322   Toumari A

4064   6:15p-8:30p TTh   SCI 157   Toumari A

   6:15p-8:30p W   SCI 322   Toumari A

4065   6:30p-8:45p MW   SCI 153   Von Hungen P K

   6:30p-8:45p T   SCI 322   Von Hungen P K

4066   6:30p-8:45p MW   SCI 153   Von Hungen P K

   6:30p-8:45p Th   SCI 322   Von Hungen P K

4067   7:00p-9:15p TTh   SCI 155   Gifford M E

   7:00p-9:15p M   SCI 301   Gifford M E

4068   7:00p-9:15p TTh   SCI 155   Gifford M E

   7:00p-9:15p W   SCI 301   Gifford M E

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.

1318   8:00a-10:30a MW   SCI 140   Nauli S

   7:00a-11:00a T   SCI 322   Nauli S

1319   8:00a-10:30a MW   SCI 140   Nauli S

   7:00a-11:00a Th   SCI 322   Nauli S

1320   8:00a-10:30a MW   SCI 140   Nauli S

   12:30p-4:30p M   SCI 322   Nauli S

1321   8:30a-11:00a TTh   SCI 153   Scholefield M R

   8:30a-12:30p M   SCI 332   Scholefield M R

1322   8:30a-11:00a TTh   SCI 153   Scholefield M R

   8:30a-12:30p W   SCI 332   Scholefield M R

1323   1:30p-4:00p TTh   SCI 153   Merlic J B

   7:00a-11:00a Th   SCI 301   Merlic J B

Above section 1323 is part of the SMC-UCLA Science Research Institute program (STEM), and it is intended for program participants. For more information please refer to STEM at SMC.

1324   1:30p-4:00p TTh  SCI 153   Merlic J B

   12:30p-4:30p F   SCI 301   Nguyen J V

1325   1:30p-4:00p MW   SCI 140   Hsieh J M

   8:00a-12:00p M   SCI 322   Hsieh J M

1326   1:30p-4:00p MW   SCI 140   Hsieh J M

   8:00a-12:00p W   SCI 322   Hsieh J M

1327   1:30p-4:00p MW   SCI 140   Hsieh J M

   8:00a-12:00p F   SCI 322   Hsieh J M

4069   6:30p-9:00p MW   SCI 157   Abbani M A

   6:30p-10:30p T   SCI 332   Gallogly E B

4070   6:30p-9:00p MW   SCI 157   Abbani M A

   6:30p-10:30p Th   SCI 332   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.

1328   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 140   Murphy J E

   8:00a-12:00p M   SCI 301   Murphy J E

1329   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 140   Murphy J E

   8:00a-12:00p W   SCI 301   Murphy J E

1330   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 140   Murphy J E

   8:00a-12:00p F   SCI 301   Murphy J E

1331   10:45a-1:15p MW   SCI 140   Gallogly E B

   2:00p-6:00p M   SCI 301   Gallogly E B

1332   10:45a-1:15p MW   SCI 140   Gallogly E B

   2:00p-6:00p W   SCI 301   Gallogly E B

1333   10:45a-1:15p MW   SCI 140   Gallogly E B

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

4071   6:00p-10:30p M   SCI 155   Martinez H L

   6:00p-10:30p T   SCI 301   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.

1334   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 155   Anderson Jamey L

   8:00a-12:00p M   SCI 305   Anderson Jamey L

1335   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 155   Anderson Jamey L

   1:00p-5:00p M   SCI 305   Bautista M R

1336   1:00p-3:30p TTh   SCI 157   Bautista M R

   7:00a-11:00a T   SCI 305   Bautista M R

1337   1:00p-3:30p TTh   SCI 157   Bautista M R

   1:30p-5:30p W   SCI 305   Bautista M R

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.

1338   8:00a-10:30a TTh   SCI 157   Harwig J F

4072   6:30p-9:00p MW   SCI 140   Kline M 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.

1339   8:00a-1:05p W   SCI 305   Harwig J F

1340   8:00a-1:05p F   SCI 305   Harwig J F

1341   2:30p-7:35p T   SCI 305   Kline M L

4073   5:30p-10:35p Th   SCI 305   Kline M 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.

1342   7:45a-10:15a MW   SCI 157   Schwyter D H

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

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