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 8, 2018
    Last day to add:
    Friday, January 26, 2018
    Last day to drop without a mark of "W" and receive a refund:
    Friday, January 26, 2018
    Last day to withdraw without a “W” on transcript or change pass/no pass to letter grade:
    Friday, February 23, 2018
    Last day to drop with a mark of "W":
    Friday, April 6, 2018
    End of session:
    Wednesday, May 9, 2018
  • Book List Prices and book list are subject to change.
    • Tro. Chemistry: Molecular Appr (SG). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780134066271
      New: $106.50
      Used: $80.00
    • Skibo. CHEM 105A Lab Manual. (Required)
      ISBN: 9780182225712
      New: $20.00
      Used: $15.00
    • Dahm. Calculations in Chemistry (w/Digital License Access). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780393614367
      New: $49.50
      Used: $37.25
      Rental: $19.80 (Used)
    • Tro. Chemistry: Molecular Appr (SSM). (Recommended)
      ISBN: 9780134066288
      New: $100.00
      Used: $75.00
    • Hayden-Mcneil. General & Organic Chem Lab Notebook (Rev)(Spiral)(CUSTOM). (Required)
      ISBN: 9780738098456
      New: $17.75
      Used: $13.50
    • Tro. Chemistry (w/MasteringChemistry Access). (Required)
      ISBN: 9780134103976
      New: $199.50
      Used: $149.75
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