Department of Chemistry
City College of San Francisco
Course prerequisites: 2012-2013

The following table gives the current prerequisites and corequisites for all courses offered by the chemistry department. Requirements are in boldface; advisories are in normal type. For additional information on chemistry courses, click here.

Go to courses numbered: Chem 50-99 Chem100-199 Chem 200-299

Course
Number

Course
Title

Prerequisites

C/NC
available?

Chemistry

Mathematics

C

Introduction to Calculation in Chemistry

Chem 101A
(must be taken concurrently)

None

Yes
(can only be taken C/NC)

E
(currently not offered)

Organic Problem-Solving Methods I

Chem 212A
(must be taken concurrently)

None

Yes
(can only be taken C/NC)

F
(currently not offered)

Organic Problem-Solving Methods II

Chem 212B
(must be taken concurrently)

None

Yes
(can only be taken C/NC)

17
(currently not offered)

Problem Solving Methods

None

Math 840 or 40
(may be taken concurrently)

No

32

Introduction to Medical Chemistry

None

None

Yes

33

(currently not offered)

Advanced Medical Chemistry and Biotechnology

Chem 32, or Chem 208A, or Chem 212A

Math 840 or 40 or placement into a higher level course

No

40

Introduction to Chemical Principles

None

Math 840 or 40

No

 

Course
Number

Course
Title

Prerequisite

C/NC
available?

Chemistry

Mathematics

55
(offered as Biology 55)

Ethical Issues in Science

None

None

No

65A
(currently not offered)

Introduction to GC/MS

None (some familiarity with organic chemistry is advised)

None

Yes

65B
(currently not offered)

Introduction to HPLC

None (some familiarity with organic chemistry is advised)

None

Yes

65C
(currently not offered)

Introduction to Capillary Electrophoresis

None (some familiarity with organic chemistry is advised)

None

Yes

65D
(currently not offered)

Introduction to Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

None (some familiarity with general chemistry concepts is helpful)

None

Yes

85

Seminar in Chemistry

None

None

Yes

90

Lab Projects in Chemistry

None

None

Yes

Course
Number

Course
Title

Prerequisites

C/NC
available?

Chemistry

Mathematics

101A

General College Chemistry

Chem 40 or 50; AP score of 3 or better; or CCSF placement exam
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Math 860 or 60 or placement into a higher level course
Link to additional info

No

101B

General College Chemistry

Chem 101A or Chem 103A

None

No

101L

General Chemistry Lab I

A lecture course equivalent to Chem 101A

None

No

102L

General Chemistry Lab II

A lecture course equivalent to Chem 101B

None

No

103A

General Chemistry for Engineering

Chem 40 or 50; AP score of 3 or better; or CCSF placement exam
Link to additional info

Math 860 or 60 or placement into a higher level course
Link to additional info

No

107
(currently not offered)

Computers in Chemistry

Chem 101A or Chem 103A (may be taken concurrently)

None

No

110

Chemistry for Nonscientists

None

None

Yes

110L
(currently not offered)

Laboratory for Nonscientists

Chem 110 (may be taken concurrently)

None

Yes

Course
Number

Course
Title

Prerequisites

C/NC
available?

Chemistry

Mathematics

205
(currently not offered)

Quantitative Analysis

Chem 101B or Chem 103B

None

No

208A

Organic Chemistry

Chem 101A or Chem 103A

None

No

208B
 

Organic Chemistry

Chem 208A or Chem 212A

None

No

208L

Organic Chemistry Lab I

A lecture course equivalent to Chem 208A or 212A

None

No

212A

Organic Chemistry

Chem 101B or Chem 103B

None

No

212B

Organic Chemistry

Chem 212A or Chem 208A

None

No

212L

Organic Chemistry Lab I

A lecture course equivalent to Chem 212A

None

No

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last updated 8/16/12