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Chemistry (CHEM)

051 Fundamentals of Chemistry I (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: Placement into MATH 125. Recommended: MATH 122.

Lecture, 4 hours; laboratory, 3 hours.

A descriptive course encompassing basic concepts of inorganic, organic and biological chemistry with applications to health and environmental issues. This course is for students requiring a physical science with lab (liberal arts, elementary education and allied health related majors) but is not intended for students planning to enroll in Chemistry 101.

060 Introduction to General Chemistry (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: MATH 125 or 134, or placement into MATH 245.

Lecture, 5 hours; laboratory 2 hours.

This course is an introduction to elementary chemical principles and laws with applications to industrial, environmental and health issues. The laboratory will introduce safety, scientific observation, measurement, and use of chemicals. The course will emphasize chemical stoichiometry and gas law calculations. Students who have not studied introductory college level chemistry must take this course prior to enrollment in Chemistry 101. This course is recommended for students who have never taken a college level chemistry course.

101 General Chemistry I (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: MATH 125 and CHEM 060 OR CHEM 068 with grades of C or better.

Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 6 hours.

This class provides a study of chemical principles and laws with emphasis on chemical calculations. This course will cover chemical stoichiometry and concentration calculations, gas laws, thermochemistry, introductory quantum mechanics, bonding, molecular geometry, unit cell calculations, and colligative properties. Laboratory work includes gravimetric analysis, titration, and observation. This course is required of majors in agriculture, bacteriology, biology, botany, chemistry, dentistry, engineering, geology, medical technology, medicine, optometry, pharmacy and physics.

102 General Chemistry II (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: CHEM 101 with a grade of C or better.

Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 6 hours.

This course is a continuation of Chemistry

Lecture topics will cover thermodynamics, physical properties of solutions, gas phase and ionic equilibria, electrochemistry, kinetics, nuclear chemistry, and transition metals. Laboratory experiments will include experiments in kinetics, equilibria, electrochemistry and thermodynamics. Instrumentation used will include spectrophotometers, pH meters and voltmeters.

211 Organic Chemistry for Science Majors I (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: CHEM 102 with a grade of C or better.

Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 6 hours.

This course is an introduction to the topological, physical and chemical properties of carbon- containing compounds. Laboratory emphasis is on the preparation, isolation, purification and analysis of organic compounds.

212 Organic Chemistry for Science Majors II (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: CHEM 211 with a grade of C or better.

Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 6 hours.

This course is a continuation of Chemistry 211 with emphasis on the structural, physical and chemical properties of organic compounds and molecules of biological importance. Laboratory emphasis is on the preparation, isolation and purification of carbon-containing compounds.

Physics (PHYS)

005 Allied Health Physics (3) CSU

Prerequisite: None. Recommended: MATH 115.

Lecture, 3 hours.

Designed for respiratory therapy majors, this course is a specialized course designed to integrate selected physical principles and concepts as an essential part of the working knowledge of health care personnel. Throughout the course, emphasis will be placed on the utilization of the scientific method in health care situations. Major topics covered include motion, force, pressure, heat, light and sound.

006 General Physics I (4) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: MATH 240 or MATH 259 with a grade of C or better.

Lecture/demonstration, 3 hours; laboratory, 3 hours.

Physics 6 is the first semester of a two- semester, trigonometry-level sequence in general physics. This course covers topics in mechanics, heat and sound. Problem solving is an integral part of the course. Students majoring in Physics, Engineering or Chemistry should take Physics 37, 38, and 39. Life Science majors requiring a year of calculus-based physics should take Phys 66 and 67.

007 General Physics II (4) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: PHYSICS 006 with a grade of C or better.

Lecture/demonstration, 3 hours; laboratory, 3 hours.

Physics 7 is the second semester of a two- semester, trigonometry-level sequence in general physics. This course covers topics in electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. Problem solving is an integral part of the course. Students majoring in Physics, Engineering or Chemistry should take Physics 37, 38, and 39. Life Science majors requiring a year of calculus-based physics should take Phys 66 and 67.

037 Physics for Engineers and Scientists I (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: MATH 261 or MATH 265 with a grade of C or better.

Lecture, 4 hours; laboratory, 3 hours. Physics 37 is the first semester of a three semester calculus-level sequence in introductory college Physics. Topics include kinematics, vectors, laws of motion, work, energy, linear momentum, rotational motion, statics, universal gravitation, and fluid dynamics.

038 Physics for Engineers and Scientists II (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: PHYSICS 037; and MATH 262 or MATH 266 with a grade of C or better. Recommended: MATH 263 or MATH 267.

Lecture, 4 hours; laboratory, 3 hours. Physics 38 is the second semester of a three semester calculus-level sequence in introductory college Physics. Topics include electric charge, electric fields, electric current, DC circuits, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, electromagnetic oscillations, AC circuits, and Maxwell’s Equations. Concurrent enrollment in Math 263 or Math 267 or completion of the Calculus course sequence is recommended before taking this class.

039 Physics for Engineers and Scientists III (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: PHYSICS 037 and MATH 262 or MATH 266 with grades of C or better. Recommended: MATH 263 or MATH 267.

Lecture, 4 hours; laboratory, 3 hours. Physics 39 is the third semester of a three semester calculus-level sequence in introductory college Physics. Topics include oscillations, waves, sound, thermodynamics, optics, special relativity, early quantum theory, quantum mechanics and models of the atom.

066 Physics with Calculus for Life Science Majors I (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: MATH 240 or 259 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: MATH 261 or MATH 265.

Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 6 hours. Designed for life science majors, Physics 66 is the first semester of a two semester calculus- level sequence in introductory college Physics. Topics include classical mechanics, energy and energy transfer, momentum, rotational motion, oscillatory motion, mechanical waves and thermodynamics. Lab sessions include quantitative and qualitative experiments and structured problems solving strategies through tutorials and conceptual activities.

067 Physics with Calculus for Life Science Majors II (5) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: PHYSICS 066; and MATH 265 or MATH 261 with grades of C or better.

Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 6 hours. Designed for life science majors, Physics 67 is the second semester of a two semester calculus-level sequence in introductory college Physics. Topics include electricity and magnetism, electromagnetic waves, geometric optics, wave optics, relativity, quantum physics, atomic physics and nuclear physics. Lab sessions include quantitative and qualitative experiments and structured problems solving strategies through tutorials and conceptual activities.

Physical Science (Phys Sc)

004 Physical Science and Laboratory (4) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: None.

Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory 3.

Designed as a general education course for non-science majors or prospective or practicing elementary teachers, this course provides an introduction to the fundamental laws governing our physical universe. Through lecture and laboratory activities, students construct a meaningful understanding of the principles of physics, chemistry, astronomy and geology concepts and how they help to understand the physical environment and modern technology. This course will replace Physical Science 1 and Physical Science 14.

Engineering, GENERAL (ENG GEN)

101 Introduction to Science, Engineering and Technology (2) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: None.

Lecture, 2 hours.

The course will introduce students to the many activities and rewards offered in the engineering and technical professions through the presentation of pertinent information and practical problems.

131 Statics (3) UC:CSU 

Prerequisite: PHYSICS 037 with a grade of C or better.

Lecture, 3 hours.

This course will study mechanics, vector force systems and equilibrium conditions with emphasis on engineering problems involving structures, distributed forces, internal forces, and friction. Basic concepts and methods for calculating centroids and area moments of inertia for various cross sections will be presented, along with an introduction to the principle of virtual work.

151 Materials of Engineering (3) UC:CSU

Prerequisite: CHEM 101 with a grade of C or better.

Lecture, 3 hours.

This is an introductory course on the properties of materials, with applications to engineering systems. The class covers dependency of properties on internal structure, structures and properties of metals and alloys and their response to thermal and mechanical treatments, and structures and properties of non-metallic materials. The class is required of all Engineering majors.