Course Description

General Chemistry, CHEM 1A

Atomic structure; general properties of the elements; covalent, ionic, and metallic bonding; intermolecular forces; mass relationships.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, Chemistry

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
General Education: II - Science and Technology, Va - Quantitative Literacy

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Physical Science non-lab (non-lab)

UC Merced:
Course Equivalence: CHEM 1A+1B = UCM CHEM 002
Units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
Course Equivalence: CHEM 001A

UC San Diego:
General Education: Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC; ERC -meets one course of natural science requirement; Fulfills Revelle College Chemistry requirement; Sixth - Analytic Methodologies; Muir - May be petitioned toward Chemistry or interdisciplinary science sequence in Muir Math or Natural Science GE category. TMC 1 course toward Chemistry Natural Science requirement

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Possible Area C after petition

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: SI

Prerequisites

Math 2A or Physics 7C or Chem 1P or placement via a score of 600 or higher on the SAT Mathematics Reasoning test, or a score of 27 or higher on the ACT Mathematics test, or a score of 700 or higher on the SAT Chemistry subject exam, or a score of 3 on the AP Chemistry exam, or a score of 3 on the APCalc BC Exam. Chem 1P with a grade of C- or better.

Course Fees

We currently have three packaged deals. For the physical book plus homework it is $233, For loose leaf physical book plus homework it is $152, and for the ebook plus homework it is $152. 1/15 10-10:50 am, 2/5 10-1050, 2/26 10-10:50, Final TBA

More About The Course

Book: Nivaldo J. Tro “Chemistry: Structure and Properties” 1e
(etext or hard copy). Modified Mastering Chemistry Homework System.

Fees vary depending on delivery system.

Course Creator

Amanda Holton
Amanda J. Holton Ph.D. is a faculty lecturer at U.C. Irvine. She received her Ph.D. from UCI in Biophysical Chemistry and now teaches general chemistry and focuses research and scholarly efforts on active learning techniques, flipped classroom implementation and online learning.
 
Amanda J. Holton Ph.D. is a faculty lecturer at U.C. Irvine. She received her Ph.D. from UCI in Biophysical Chemistry and now teaches general chemistry and focuses research and scholarly efforts on active learning techniques, flipped classroom implementation and online learning.  
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