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 11, 2016
    Last day to add:
    Friday, January 29, 2016
    Last day to drop without a mark of "W" and receive a refund:
    Friday, January 29, 2016
    Last day to withdraw without a “W” on transcript or change pass/no pass to letter grade:
    Friday, February 26, 2016
    Last day to drop with a mark of "W":
    Friday, April 8, 2016
    End of session:
    Wednesday, May 11, 2016
  • Book List Prices and book list are subject to change.
    • Dahm. Calculations in Chemistry. (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780393912869
      New: $48.25
      Used: $36.25
      Rental: $31.36 (New), $16.89 (Used)
    • Tro. Chemistry: Molecular Appr (Student Sol Man). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780321813640
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      Used: $68.00
      Rental: $31.68 (Used)
    • Dahm. Calculations in Chemistry: An Introduction. (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780393922271
      eBook: $35.00
      ISBN: 9781256830078
      New: $199.50
      Used: $149.75
    • Skibo. CHEM 105A Course Reader. (Required)
      ISBN: 9780182200634
      New: $20.00
      Used: $15.00
    • Tro. Chemistry: Molecular Appr (SG). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780321813626
      New: $96.50
      Used: $72.50
      Rental: $48.20 (New), $47.29 (Used)
    • Hayden-Mcneil. GENERAL & ORGANIC CHEM CUSTOM STUDE. (Required)
      ISBN: 9780738055879
      New: $17.75
      Used: $13.50
    • Appling. Math Survival Guide: Tips & Tricks for Science Students. (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780471270546
      New: $54.50
      Used: $41.00
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