General Chemistry for Life Scientists I

CHEM XL 14A

This course provides an introduction to physical and general chemistry and is geared towards pre-medical and pre-health students. This course is the first course in the general and organic chemistry series.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $935.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Write basic chemical equations
  • Master introductory quantum mechanics
  • Master the basics of molecular structures
  • Establish a strong foundation of acids and bases
  • Prepare for organic chemistry

About this course:

This course provides an introduction to physical and general chemistry principles; atomic structure based on quantum mechanics; atomic properties; trends in the periodic table; chemical bonding (Lewis structures, VSEPR theory, hybridization, and molecular orbital theory); gaseous and aqueous equilibria; properties of inorganic and organic acids, bases, and buffers; and titrations. Transferable for UC credit.
Prerequisites
High school chemistry or equivalent background and three-and-a-half years of high school mathematics. 

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Saturday 9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: David James Watts
377654
Fee:
$935.00
See Details
Notes

Not open for credit to students with credit for CHEM 11A or 20A. This is the first chemistry course in the sequence for premedical and other pre-allied health studies.

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences.

Enrollment deadline: January 16, 2021 . Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Chemical Principles: The Quest for Insight by Peter Atkins, Loretta L. Jones, Leroy E. Laverman
(Optional) Molecular Model Kit
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jan 9, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 16, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 23, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jan 30, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 6, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 13, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 20, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Feb 27, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Mar 6, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Mar 13, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
377655
Fee:
$935.00
See Details
Notes

Not open for credit to students with credit for CHEM 11A or 20A. This is the first chemistry course in the sequence for premedical and other pre-allied health studies.

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences.

Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2020 . Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Chemical Principles: The Quest for Insight by Peter Atkins, Loretta L. Jones, Leroy E. Laverman
(Optional) Molecular Model Kit
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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