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 11 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. 

Fall 2021 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Saturday 9:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Available
See Details
Instructor: David James Watts
382187
Fee:
$935.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Sep 25, 2021
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Notes

No meeting November 27,  2021.

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: October 2, 2021.  Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 08, 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 Sep 25, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 2, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 9, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 16, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 23, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 30, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Nov 6, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Nov 13, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Nov 20, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Dec 4, 2021
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
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Tuesday 6:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
See Details
Instructor: David James Watts
382188
Fee:
$935.00
Remote Instructionformat icon
Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Sep 21, 2021
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 23, 2021.

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: September 28, 2021. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 04, 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 Sep 21, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Sep 28, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 5, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 12, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 19, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 26, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 30, 2021
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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