CHEM 210  - General Chemistry I at Cañada College for Fall 2017 (CRN :  92010)


CHEM 210 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (C-ID CHEM 110) (C-ID CHEM 120S; both CHEM 210 and 220 must be taken)

Units (Letter grade) 5; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/96-108 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Any Preparation for Chemistry course or other measures that demonstrate proficiency in general science and preparation for study of college chemistry. This includes completion of high school chemistry with a grade of “C” or better; Prerequisite(s): MATH 120, or MATH 123 (offered at CSM or Skyline) or satisfactory score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate that indicate proficiency in Intermediate Algebra.

Description: This course is the first half of a two-semester sequence in general chemistry intended for students pursuing majors in physical sciences, biological sciences and engineering. The topics include atomic theory, stoichiometry, chemical bonding, thermochemistry, periodicity, molecular geometry, gas laws, solution stoichiometry, intermolecular forces and selected topics covering redox and acid-base reactions. The laboratory program includes gravimetric, colorimetric, and selected volumetric methods of analysis. Students are introduced to spreadsheet and graphical analysis of laboratory data and molecular modeling, and perform a variety of computer-interfaced experiments. Transfer: CSU: B1, B3, UC. (IGETC: 5A, 5C)

Cañada College MAP                          Department: Chemistry                          Number of Units: 5        Course Website

Textbook: View textbook in Bookstore          Syllabus: View the course syllabus

IGETC: 5A-Physical Science - Canada

CSU:   B1-Physical Science - Canada



Waitlist: 2 students




Section Information as of Friday, October 20th 2017 - 10:50:55 am

Book-Digital Course Content

This course has a Book-Digital Course Content charge. For more information, please contact the Cañada College Bookstore at 650-306-3313, ext. 2, or click on the textbook link above.

Special Section Fees:

Fee Description Type Amount
Book-Inclusive Digital Acc-CAN Flat Fee $89
Mat'ls Fee CAN Chemistry Flat Fee $2

Instructor Emails: demellon@smccd.edu, zhug@smccd.edu.

Instructor Meeting Date Meeting Time Days Building Room Section Session
DeMello,N 08/16-12/06 11:10am-12:25pm Monday Wednesday 22 0114 AAX Lecture and/or Discussion
Zhu,G 08/16-12/06 8:10am-11:00am Monday Wednesday 18 0305 AAX Laboratory/Studio/Activity




Critical Dates for this Course
Last day to add class: 29-AUG-2017
Last day to drop with a refund: 29-AUG-2017
Last day to drop without a "W": 04-SEP-2017
Last day to drop with a "W": 15-NOV-2017



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