Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry I

Course Description

This is a two-part class to be taken in sequence by students entering allied health fields. The focus of the first part of this class is an introduction to general chemistry. This course begins with a discussion of various measurement tools. This will be followed with a discussion of energy and matter which will be followed by a discussion of the discovery of an atom. The next set of topics will cover an introduction to elements, compounds, and types of bonding in compounds followed by various types of chemical reactions and stoichiometric calculations based on chemical equations. Properties of gases and solutions will be discussed. The course concludes with a discussion of acid-base chemistry and nuclear chemistry.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
21591 CHEM 30A 2 ·T·R··· 11:30 AM-01:20 PM David Gray S32
···R··· 07:30 AM-10:20 AM SC2204

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

5 Units
Four hours lecture, three hours laboratory (84 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
MATH 114 or equivalent.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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