General and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

CHEM XL 14BL
This chemistry laboratory course accompanies Chemistry 14B and provides the general chemistry lab component necessary for pre-medical and pre-health students. This is the first lab course for the chemistry series.
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Starting at $2,112.00
As few as 12 weeks
3.0 Credits

About this course:

This laboratory class provides an introduction to volumetric, spectrophotometric, and potentiometric analysis. Instruction also covers the use and preparation of buffers and pH meters, and synthesis and kinetics techniques using compounds of interest to students in life sciences. Transferable for UC credit.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for General and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I.

Chemistry 14A with grade of C- or better; co- or prerequisite Chemistry 14B.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Friday 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Kevin Barnese
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Fee:
$2,112.00
6 days left. Enroll by Sep 28, 2018
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Notes

No meeting November 9 and 23.

Course fee includes laboratory usage fee, breakage fee, all equipment, chemicals, supplies, and student parking on the SMC campus.

Students are responsible for purchasing an approved flame-resistant lab coat and safety goggles.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 28, 2018. $280 nonrefundable. No refund after October 2, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Laboratory Techniques Organic Chemistry by Mohrig, Hammond, and Schatz
(Optional) Book: Chemical Principles: The Quest for Insight by Peter Atkins, Loretta L. Jones, Leroy E. Laverman
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Fri Sep 28, 2018
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Fri Oct 12, 2018
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Fri Oct 19, 2018
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Fri Oct 26, 2018
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Fri Nov 2, 2018
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Fri Nov 16, 2018
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Fri Nov 30, 2018
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Fri Dec 7, 2018
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Fri Dec 14, 2018
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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

What you will learn.

  • Understand how to make solutions
  • Determine the pH of different solutions and perform pH titrations
  • Understand the kinetics of a reaction
  • Understand how measurements can result in errors
  • Complete the synthesis of a drug
  • Understand how to operate a spectrophotometer
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