Summer 2014 Class Schedule (SCC)



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CHEM 300    Beginning Chemistry    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 317.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a lecture and laboratory course that covers the fundamental concepts of chemistry. This course assumes no previous knowledge of chemistry, presenting both chemical problem solving and laboratory skills. This course is intended primarily to prepare students for CHEM 400.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
MTWTh     10:30AM-12:35PM LEC S.Imai               SCC MAIN LIH 201         11068 
Textbook
MTWTh     12:55PM-03:00PM LAB S.Imai               SCC MAIN LIH 210           
On-Campus



CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better OR MATH 103 and MATH 104 with grades of "C" or better, or equivalent.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 317.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is course presents the fundamental principles of chemistry including types of matter, physical and chemical processes, chemical bonds, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, states of matter, intermolecular forces, solutions, types of chemical reactions, acids and bases, equilibrium, and a brief introduction to organic chemistry. It is primarily designed for majors in the allied health fields (nursing, dental hygiene, physical therapy, etc.), natural resources, environmental technology, and physical education. Online homework assignments may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 09-Aug 01
MTWTh     11:00AM-01:05PM LEC M.Nasiri             SCC MAIN LIH 203           
MW        01:15PM-04:25PM LAB M.Nasiri             SCC MAIN LIH 212         11086 
Textbook
TTh       01:15PM-04:25PM LAB B.Dao                SCC MAIN LIH 212         11240 Textbook
Group 1 - Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

MTWTh     04:00PM-06:05PM LEC F.Niyati             SCC MAIN LIH 203           
TTh       06:15PM-09:25PM LAB B.Dao                SCC MAIN LIH 212         11129 Textbook
MW        06:15PM-09:25PM LAB F.Niyati             SCC MAIN LIH 212         11241 Textbook
Group 2 - Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.



CHEM 400    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 300 with a grade of "C" or better completed within one year prior to enrollment in CHEM 400 or placement through the assessment process (ACS California Chemistry Diagnostic Exam) completed within one year prior to enrollment in CHEM 400 (students having taken CHEM 310, CHEM 305 or another chemistry course must complete the assessment process within one year prior to enrollment in CHEM 400) AND MATH 120 or MATH 124 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: All students enrolling in this course are strongly advised to take the chemistry and math assessment exams administered through the Assessment Center, regardless of prior coursework. These exams provide a better idea of a student's readiness for college level general chemistry, since they measure the actual chemistry and math capabilities of the student as they enroll in the course, rather than at the completion of their preparatory coursework.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB ; 18 hours DIS
Description: CHEM 400 covers the fundamental principles and concepts of chemistry including chemical nomenclature, balancing reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, acid/base and reduction/oxidation (redox) reactions. Also covered are theories addressing atomic and molecular structure and bonding, as well as the physical and chemical properties of gases, liquids, solids, and solutions, including intermolecular forces. One hour per week will be devoted to discussion/problem solving sessions. Laboratory experiments are primarily quantitative, requiring good technique and critical thinking. CHEM 400 is for students majoring in biology, chemistry, pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, and engineering. Online homework may be required. (C-ID CHEM 110; C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 09-Aug 01
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:25AM LEC A.Ishchuk            SCC MAIN LIH 203           
MW        12:00PM-04:15PM LAB D.Green              SCC MAIN LIH 206         11074 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-04:15PM LAB D.Green              SCC MAIN LIH 206         11075 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

MW        10:35AM-11:25AM DIS A.Ishchuk            SCC MAIN LIH 216           
Class Number for Discussion above: 11244

TTh       10:35AM-11:25AM DIS A.Ishchuk            SCC MAIN LIH 216           
Class Number for Discussion above: 11243

TTh       04:40PM-05:30PM DIS A.Ishchuk            SCC MAIN LIH 216           
Class Number for Discussion above: 11242

Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus




CHEM 401    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGRD 310, ENGWR 101, and MATH 370; with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB ; 18 hours DIS
Description: CHEM 401 is a continuation of CHEM 400. This course includes topics in kinetics, thermodynamics, gas-phase equilibrium, ionic equilibrium, solubility, acid/base chemistry, buffers, electrochemistry, chemistry of coordination compounds, and nuclear chemistry. A brief introduction to organic chemistry is also included. Critical thinking and writing skills will be practiced in this course. One hour per week will be devoted to a discussion/problem solving session. CHEM 401 is for students in biology, chemistry, pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, engineering, and other physical sciences. The laboratory includes both quantitative and qualitative experiments and some qualitative analysis. Written laboratory reports are required. It is highly recommended that CHEM 400 and 401 be taken during consecutive semesters. Some sections may require on-line homework. (C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 09-Aug 01
MTWTh     12:50PM-02:15PM LEC D.Bender             SCC MAIN LIH 201           
MW        08:00AM-12:15PM LAB V.Eskandari          SCC MAIN LIH 211         11076 
Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-12:15PM LAB V.Eskandari          SCC MAIN LIH 211         11251 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

TTh       02:25PM-03:15PM DIS D.Bender             SCC MAIN LIH 211           
Class Number for Discussion above: 11248

MW        02:25PM-03:15PM DIS D.Bender             SCC MAIN LIH 211           
Class Number for Discussion above: 11249

TTh       03:40PM-04:30PM DIS D.Bender             SCC MAIN LIH 211           
Class Number for Discussion above: 11252

Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus



CHEM 495    Independent Studies in Chemistry    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regular offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among college, faculty members, and students. Independent studies in chemistry offers students a chance to do research and/or experimentation that is more typical of industry and graduate student work. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 09-Aug 01
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Bennett             TBA TBA                 11642 
Textbook
On-Campus



Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: July 14, 2014