Gain an introduction to general chemistry and concepts that will be important to your future studies. Topics include atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, basic reactions, stoichiometry, and states of matter. Problem-solving is an important part of this course. This course is designed for biology, premedical, prenursing, preclinical and prehealth students.
- Gain an understanding of the global connections between chemical cycles and human activities
- Know how chemical theories are applied to understand and model global processes
- Understand how global relations affect the flow of chemical systems in the environment inways that impact your life and the lives of others
- Explain how chemistry impacts human life
This course is offered in an online asynchronous format. Students can access course materials, lectures, assignments, and resources at any time. There are no set meeting times, however, students follow a weekly schedule and there will be deadlines to meet in terms of course requirements. This course cannot be completed at an accelerated rate.
This course is offered during the Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall Quarters. For upcoming quarter dates, please review the Division of Extended Studies Calendar.
Students interested in this course with a lab component, please enroll in: CHEM40007 - General Chemistry I with Lab
Course Number: CHEM-40006
Credit: 4.50 unit(s)
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6/26/2023 - 9/2/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Tobey Tam, PhD, has a background in the fields of biotechnology patents, computation biology, and health care. She prosecuted biological, biochemical, and medical device patents in local law firms and in a biotech company. She also holds a California teaching credential and has taught a variety of science and health care courses at the college level for over ten years and has taught at UCSD, CSUSM, and the San Diego Community Colleges. She received her Ph.D. in biology from UCSD and conducted her post-doctoral research at the San Diego Supercomputer Center. When she is not working, she enjoys nature by visiting the state parks.
Introductory Chemistry 6th
by Nivaldo J. Tro
ISBN / ASIN: 9780134302386
You may purchase textbooks via the UC San Diego Bookstore.
No refunds after: 7/3/2023.
6/26/2023 - 9/2/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Science & Technology department at 858-534-3229 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.