Chemistry Courses

Chemistry Courses 

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CHM - Chemistry

CHM-001A: General Chemistry (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite: CHM 002 or High School Chemistry with a "B" or better ; and MAT 000C or MAT 000CM. This course is pre-professional chemistry for students planning a career in science related fields. High school Chemistry with a B or better is required.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-001AH: General Chemistry I - Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Chemistry 001A is the first of a two-semester of general college-level inorganic chemistry series designed for students majoring in biology, chemistry, engineering, pre-med, and other fields demanding rigorous scientific preparation. Not recommended for nursing. Students cannot get credit for both CHM 001A and CHM 001AH. High school Chemistry with a B is also required. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-001B: General Chemistry (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite: CHM 001A or CHM 001AH. This course is a continuation of CHM 001A (General Chemistry I) and is intended for majors in chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and professional programs in medicine and pharmacy. Topics include chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, chemistry of the transition elements, and selected topics in nuclear chemistry.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-001BH: General Chemistry II - Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 5.0)

This course is a continuation of CHEM 001A (General Chemistry I) and is intended for majors in chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and professional programs in medicine and pharmacy. Topics include chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, chemistry of the transition elements, and selected topics in nuclear chemistry. Students cannot get credit for both CHEM 001B and CHEM 001BH. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-002: Introductory Chemistry (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite MAT 000C or any MAT course higher than MAT 000C. This is a preprofessional chemistry course designed for students planning a career in science-related fields and to prepare students for CHM 001A.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences

CHM-002L: Introductory Chemistry Laboratory (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Corequisite CHM 002 or Prerequisite CHM 002 This course is a laboratory component to accompany CHM 002: Introductory Chemistry.

5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-007: Biochemistry: An Introduction to Structure, Enzymes, and Metabolism (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite CHM 012B or Prerequisite CHM 012BH ; or Corequisite CHM 012B or Corequisite CHM 012BH Biological chemistry is the study of the molecular nature of life. This course survesy biological structures (proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids), enzyme function, and the chemical processes of metabolism.

CHM-012A: Organic Chemistry I (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite: CHM 001B or CHM 001BH. This course is a study of the fundamentals of organic chemistry with emphasis on underlying concepts. It is recommended for chemistry majors, chemical engineering majors, and most biology majors, pre-pharmacy, pre-medical and pre-dental students.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-012AH: Organic Chemistry I - Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 5.0)

This course is a study of the fundamentals of organic chemistry with emphasis on underlying concepts. It is recommended for chemistry majors, chemical engineering majors, and most biology majors, pre-pharmacy, pre-medical and pre-dental students. Students cannot get credit for both CHEM 012A and CHEM 012AH. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-012B: Organic Chemistry II (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite: CHM 012A or CHM 012AH. This course is the continuing study of the fundamentals of organic chemistry with emphasis on underlying concepts. It is recommended for chemistry majors, chemical engineering majors, and most biology majors, pre-pharmacy, pre-medical and pre-dental students.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-012BH: Organic Chemistry II - Honors (3.0 Lecture/2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 5.0)

This honors course is the continuing study of the fundamentals of organic chemistry with emphasis on underlying concepts. It is recommended for chemistry majors, chemical engineering majors, and most biology majors, pre-pharmacy, pre-medical and pre-dental students. Students cannot get credit for both CHM 012B and CHM 012BH. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5B - IGETC Biological Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-030A: Fundamentals of Chemistry (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite MAT 903 or Prerequisite MAT 903M or higher CHM 030A is an introductory chemistry course designed for nursing and allied-health majors. Topics include dimensional analysis, inorganic nomenclature, atomic and molecular structure, bonding, chemical reactions, gas laws, solutions, acids-bases, oxidation-reduction, equilibrium and electrolyte systems. This course is not recommended for students majoring in biology or chemistry or for those seeking entry to professional programs in medicine or pharmacy.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-030B: Fundamentals of Chemistry (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite CHM 030A This course is a continuation of CHM 030A. It is intended for pre-nursing students and is not recommended for science majors or those seeking entry to professional programs in medicine or pharmacy. This course is a survey of the major classes of biological macromolecules and their role in the chemistry of life processes. This course satisfies the general education requirements for non-science majors.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity

CHM-060: Survey of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 4.0)

Prerequisite MAT 903 or Prerequisite MAT 903M or any higher math Chemistry 060 is a one-semester survey of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry designed for students majoring in health sciences such as nursing or physical therapy.

AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity