General Chemistry

Section 17218

  • Note: Register for 1 lecture, quiz & 1 lab. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 050 or passing of Chemistry and Math Placement tests. All students are required to take both Chemistry and Math Placement tests. For questions about lecture and placement test results, email coord105@chemmail.usc.edu. 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. Email coord105@chemmail.usc.edu for lecture "D"-clearance. Email Dr. Skibo (skibo@usc.edu) about enrolling/switching labs. Include the course, lab time (not section number) and USC ID.
  • Session Dates (session code 060)
    First day of classes:
    Monday, August 17, 2020
    Last day to add:
    Friday, September 4, 2020
    Last day to drop without a mark of "W" and receive a refund:
    Friday, September 4, 2020
    Last day to withdraw without a “W” on transcript or change pass/no pass to letter grade:
    Friday, October 2, 2020
    Last day to drop with a mark of "W":
    Friday, November 13, 2020
    End of session:
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020


  • Book List Prices and book list are subject to change.
    • Dahm. Calculations in Chemistry (w/Digital License Access). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780393614367
      New: $54.25
      Used: $40.75
      Rental: $21.70 (Used)
    • Nelson. Calculations in Chemistry: An Introduction (Second Edition). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780393616323
      eBook: $35.00
    • Tro. Chemistry. (Required)
      ISBN: 9780134989129
      eBook: $67.25
    • Tro. Chemistry: A Molecular Approach. (Required)
      ISBN: 9780134874371
      New: $353.25
      Used: $265.00
      Rental: $264.94 (New), $141.30 (Used)
    Purchase from USC Bookstore
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