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CHEM 001A: General Chemistry

Course Description

This course covers the nature of matter and the changes it undergoes. Concepts covered include dimensional analysis, the structure of atoms, chemical equations, and stoichiometric calculations, properties of solutions, gas laws, calorimetry, Lewis structures, molecular geometry, oxidation-reduction, equilibrium, electron configurations and intermolecular forces.

Units: 5

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 64 – 72
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 48 – 54

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: CHEM 002, MATH 106R or CHEM 002, MATH 106
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None
  • Additional Requisite Information:
    The CHEM 002 prerequisite can be satisfied by the successful completion of one year of high school chemistry.

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: B. Natural Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area B - Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning: B1- Physical Sciences
    Area B - Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning: B3- Laboratory Activity: Lab course used from B1 or B2
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 5 - Physical and Biological Sciences: 5A- Physical Sciences
    Area 5 - Physical and Biological Sciences: 5C – Laboratory
  • C-ID: CHEM 110 - General Chemistry for Science Majors I, with Lab
    CHEM 120 S - General Chemistry for Science Majors Sequence A
Last Updated 10/14/22