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
In-Person
Remote
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. 

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Saturday 9:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: David James Watts
385032
Fee:
$935.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
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: April 9, 2022 . Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2022
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 Apr 2, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Apr 9, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Apr 16, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Apr 23, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Apr 30, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat May 7, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat May 14, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat May 21, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat May 28, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Sat Jun 4, 2022
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Tuesday 6:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: David James Watts
385033
Fee:
$935.00
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Location: UCLA Extension DTLA
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: April 5, 2022. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 11, 2022
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 Mar 29, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B
Lecture
Tue Apr 5, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B
Lecture
Tue Apr 12, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B
Lecture
Tue Apr 19, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B
Lecture
Tue Apr 26, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B
Lecture
Tue May 3, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B
Lecture
Tue May 10, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B
Lecture
Tue May 17, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B
Lecture
Tue May 24, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B
Lecture
Tue May 31, 2022
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 107B

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