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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 Prerequisite: MAT 000C or MAT 00CM or High School Algebra II, or equivalent 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, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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

Prerequisite: CHM 002 or High School Chemistry with a "B" or better AND Prerequisite: MAT 000C or MAT 000CM or High School Algebra II or equivalent Chemistry 001AH is the honors version of the first of a two-semester sequence in general inorganic chemistry designed for science majors and those seeking entry to medicine and other professional programs in the health sciences. Topics include atomic structure, theories of chemical bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, and the properties of solids, liquids, gases, and solutions. Students cannot get credit for both CHEM 001A and CHEM 001AH. Enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project is required.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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

Prerequisite: CHM 001A or Prerequisite: CHM 001AH 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, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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

Prerequisite: MAT 000C OR High School Algebra II, or equivalent. 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, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

CHM-012AH: Organic Chemistry I - Honors (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. Students cannot get credit for both CHEM 012A and CHEM 012AH. Enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project is required.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5C - IGETC Laboratory Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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

Prerequisite: CHM 012A or CHM 012AH 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 CHEM 012B and CHEM 012BH. Enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project is required.

5A - IGETC Physical Sciences, 5B - IGETC Biological Sciences, AB - AA-AS Natural Sciences, B1 - CSU Physical Sciences, B3 - CSU Laboratory Activity, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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

Prerequisite: MAT 903 or High School Algebra I, or equivalent 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, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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

Prerequisite: MAT 903 or High School Algebra I, or equivalent. 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, CSU - California State University