General Chemistry

Section 17218

  • Note: Register for lecture, quiz and one lab. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 050 or passing of Chemisry and Math Placement tests. All students are required to take Chemistry Placement test within past nine months; if expired, sign up for test with Center for Testing and Assessment. This course carries GE credit but it is intended for a specific group of students rather than a general student audience. It is part of the curriculum for majors and pre-professional students. For lecture questions, email For lab section number ending in "D", email Dr. Skibo ( with your name, USC ID #, and lab day/time(s) in order of preference.
  • Session Dates (session code 001)
    First day of classes:
    Monday, January 9, 2017
    Last day to add:
    Friday, January 27, 2017
    Last day to drop without a mark of "W" and receive a refund:
    Friday, January 27, 2017
    Last day to withdraw without a “W” on transcript or change pass/no pass to letter grade:
    Friday, February 24, 2017
    Last day to drop with a mark of "W":
    Friday, April 7, 2017
    End of session:
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  • Book List Prices and book list are subject to change.
    • Dahm. Calculations in Chemistry: An Introduction. (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780393922271
      eBook: $35.00
    • Tro. Chemistry: Molecular Appr (SG). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780134066271
      New: $99.50
      Used: $74.75
    • Dahm. Calculations in Chemistry. (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780393912869
      New: $49.50
      Used: $37.25
      Rental: $32.18 (New), $19.80 (Used)
    • Tro. Chemistry: Molecular Appr (SSM). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780134066288
      New: $93.25
      Used: $70.00
    • Hayden-Mcneil. General & Organic Chem (CUSTOM). (Required)
      ISBN: 9780738055879
      New: $17.75
      Used: $13.50
    • Tro. Chemistry: Molecular Approach (w/out AccessCode). (Required)
      ISBN: 9780134112831
      New: $199.50
      Used: $149.75
      Rental: $129.68 (New), $79.80 (Used)
    • Tro. Chemistry: A Molecular Approach. (Required)
      ISBN: 9780134066325
      eBook: $121.99
    • Skibo. CHEM 105A Lab Manual (Spring 2017)(CUSTOM). (Required)
      ISBN: 9780182213542
      New: $20.00
      Used: $15.00
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