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IMPORTANT!
Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

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)

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course fulfills 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 Earth’s natural systems and cycles, with emphasis on humanity’s impact on Earth’s natural environments. Students will gain a scientific understanding of the impact of human activity on natural systems and sustainability. Students will also learn common laboratory techniques, including the safe handling of chemicals and the proper use of laboratory equipment, as they analyze environmental problems and solutions.

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.

1117 1:30p-6:35p MW SCI 305 Mejia Leiva C N

1:30p-6:35p TTh SCI 140 Mejia Leiva C N

CHEM 10, Introductory General Chemistry 5 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU

IGETC AREA 5A (Physical Sciences, + LAB) Prerequisite: Math 31 or Math 49.

*UC gives no credit for Chemistry 10 if taken after Chemistry 11. Maximum UC credit for Chemistry 9 and 10 combined is one course.

Chemistry 10 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 nutrition). 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.

1118 8:00a-12:05p MW SCI 322 Schmidt E

8:00a-12:05p TTh SCI 155 Schmidt E

8:00a-12:05p F SCI 157 Schmidt E

1119 8:00a-1:05p MW SCI 332 Strathearn M D

8:00a-1:05p TTh SCI 157 Strathearn M D

1120 8:00a-1:05p MW SCI 157 Taylor S M

8:00a-1:05p TTh SCI 332 Taylor S M

1121 12:30p-5:35p MW SCI 322 Dong T A

12:30p-5:35p TTh SCI 155 Dong T A

1122 1:00p-5:05p MWF SCI 155 Cizmeciyan D

1:00p-5:05p TTh SCI 301 Cizmeciyan D

1123 1:30p-5:35p MW SCI 332 Bartlett D D

1:30p-5:35p TThF SCI 157 Bartlett D D

1124 1:30p-6:35p MW SCI 157 Scholefield M R

1:30p-6:35p TTh SCI 332 Scholefield M R

1125 1:30p-6:35p MW SCI 301 Walker Waugh M V

1:30p-6:35p TTh SCI 153 Walker Waugh M V

4015 6:00p-10:00p MW SCI 332 Dhar G

6:00p-10:00p TTh SCI 155 Dhar G
Above section 4015 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 10.

4016 6:00p-10:00p MW SCI 322 Ebrahimi H

6:00p-10:00p TTh SCI 157 Ebrahimi H
Above section 4016 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 10.

CHEM 11, General Chemistry I 5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: CHEM 110.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. Students taking Chemistry 11 and 12 must have access to the Internet to complete class assignments.

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, analytical, inorganic, and organic chemistry. Topics to be discussed include atomic structure, chemical bonding, common types of reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, and the properties of gases, liquids, and solids.

1126 7:30a-12:40p MWF SCI 155 Abbani M A

7:30a-12:40p TTh SCI 322 Abbani M A

1127 1:30p-6:40p MWF SCI 153 Papazyan A

1:30p-6:40p TTh SCI 322 Papazyan A

4017 5:30p-10:30p MW SCI 155 Liu C

5:30p-10:30p TTh SCI 301 Liu C
Above section 4017 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 10.

CHEM 12, General Chemistry II 5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

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

Students taking Chemistry 11 and 12 must have access to the Internet to complete class assignments.

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

1128 7:30a-12:40p MWF SCI 140 Nauli S

7:30a-12:40p TTh SCI 301 Nauli S

7:30a-12:40p MWF SCI 140 Ko H

7:30a-12:40p TTh SCI 301 Ko H

1129 8:00a-1:10p MW SCI 301 Hsieh J M

8:00a-1:10p TThF SCI 153 Hsieh J M

CHEM 21, Organic Chemistry I 5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: CHEM 150.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.

1130 8:00a-1:10p MW SCI 153 Staff

8:00a-1:10p TF SCI 305 Klein D R

8:00a-1:10p Th SCI 140 Klein D 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 Chem 21, with emphasis on the remaining functional groups and types of reactions. Also included is an introduction to the organic chemistry of biochemical compounds. Chem 22 includes lecture and discussion. The second semester of organic chemistry laboratory is a separate course, Chem 24. Chem 21 and 22 constitute two semesters of organic chemistry with one semester of organic chemistry laboratory. Chem 21, 22, and 24 constitute two semesters of organic chemistry with two semesters of laboratory.

1131 1:30p-6:20p MWF SCI 140 Toivonen J E

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