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2019-2020 Catalog [Archived] 
2019-2020 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 20 - Fundamentals of Chemistry

5 units
4 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: MATH 40  or Mathematics 43 with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite or qualification by testing (El Camino College Mathematics Placement Test) and assessment
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 84 
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course introduces fundamental theory and principles of chemistry applied to inorganic, organic, and biological chemistry. Atomic and molecular structure, chemical and physical changes, gases, solutions, nomenclature, equations and calculations will be emphasized.

Note: The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing CHEM 4  and Chemistry 20 is one course. Students will not receive UC credit for Chemistry 20 if taken after CHEM 1A .

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