Chemistry is the study of matter and the changes that matter undergoes.

We offer all of the core classes needed for transfer to the UC and CSU systems as well as courses to complete your general education.


  • CHEM 100 C Chemistry for Daily Life
  • CHEM 101 C Introduction to Chemistry
  • CHEM 103 C Chemistry in a Changing World (Online)
  • CHEM 104 C Physical Science for Teachers
  • CHEM 107 C Foundations of College Chemistry
  • CHEM 111AC General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 111BC General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 201 C Basic Organic and Biochemistry
  • CHEM 211AC Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 211BC Organic Chemistry II

Practice Proficiency Exam

Download the Practice (Diagnostic) Exam for Chemistry Proficiency here.


Robin De Roo
Akiko Allison Gotoh, Coordinator
Lenore Landis
Craig Tomooka

Chemistry Department

Location: SEM, Room 268
T: (714) 484-7000 ext. 48608