General Chemistry

Section 17205

  • Note: Register for lecture, quiz and one lab. Placement test required. The first day of class is 5/26/20. Due to holiday, additional lecture on 5/29/19. Final: Fri, 6/26/20, 9:00 a.m. For placement test questions, email the course coordinator ( For lab questions, email Dr. Skibo (
  • Session Dates (session code 110)
    First day of classes:
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    Last day to add:
    Monday, June 1, 2020
    Last day to drop without a mark of "W" and receive a refund:
    Monday, June 1, 2020
    Last day to withdraw without a “W” on transcript or change pass/no pass to letter grade:
    Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    Last day to drop with a mark of "W":
    Friday, June 19, 2020
    End of session:
    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Book List Prices and book list are subject to change.
    • Nelson. Calculations in Chemistry: An Introduction (Second Edition). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780393616323
      eBook: $35.00
    • Tro. Chemistry: A Molecular Approach. (Required)
      ISBN: 9780134874371
      New: $353.25
      Used: $265.00
      Rental: $264.94 (New), $141.30 (Used)
    • Hayden-Mcneil. General & Organic Chem Lab (2018 Rev)(Spiral Notebook)(CUSTOM). (Required)
      ISBN: 9781533908827
      New: $17.75
      Used: $13.50
    • Tro. Chemistry. (Required)
      ISBN: 9780134989129
      eBook: $67.25
    • Dahm. Calculations in Chemistry (w/Digital License Access). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780393614367
      New: $54.25
      Used: $40.75
      Rental: $21.70 (Used)
    Purchase from USC Bookstore
All Summer 2020 courses will be taught remotely. Faculty will contact students to provide information to login to classes.