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Summer Chemistry Enrichment Opportunity!

Are you an incoming Fall 2021 student majoring in Biology? Be part of Los Angeles Valley College Summer Chemistry Enrichment Program. This is an 8 week directed study summer course to enhance your Chemistry skills.

What are the benefits of the Summer Chemistry Enrichment Course?

  • Passing of the Chemistry Readiness Test, waives your prerequisite for Chemistry 060. (This course is a prerequisite to Chemistry 101).
  • Successful enrollment into Chemistry 101 in the Fall 2021 accelerates transfer timeline. (This course is required for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering majors).
  • Course is CSU transferable.

What dates will the session be conducted on? 

Dates: June 14 - August 8, 2021

How is the course set up? 

  • Asynchronous from June 14 to July 18, 2021
  • Students have the option to take the Chemistry 60 Readiness Test after the asynchronous (self-paced) weeks 3, 4, or 5.  Students who receive a successful pass score, thus complete the course at the end of that week. 
  • Students who do not pass the Chemistry 60 Readiness exam by week 5, will participate in online, synchronous sessions with a Chemistry Instructor for further preparation of the readiness exam at the end of the session.

Course Topics:

  • What is Chemistry?
  • Measurements
  • Matter
  • Atomic Theory
  • Chemical Compounds
  • Mole Concept
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Stoichiometry

Who can register? 

The course is targeted toward first-time incoming students who declare biology as their major.

How do I register? 

Students will need a permission number that will be provided by the STEM Office.

 

Interest Form