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CHEM 220 General Chemistry II

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This is the second semester of a two-semester sequence class in general chemistry intended for students pursuing physical sciences, biological sciences, engineering and pre-professional majors. It includes a study of chemical kinetics, chemical equilibria, acid-base chemistry, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, coordination chemistry and nuclear chemistry with an emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving skills. This course also includes laboratory study of these concepts, experimental techniques and the analysis and interpretation of experimental findings. A materials fee as shown in the Schedule of Classes is payable upon registration.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: CHEM 210
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1 and B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A and 5C)
C-ID: CHEM 120S (CHEM 210 & CHEM 220)