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8/10/2020 5:20:14 AMCHEM 49 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHEM 49Title:  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
Full Title:  Independent Study in Chemistry
Last Reviewed:5/9/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR8.00 Non-contact DHR Total140.00

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Literature, laboratory, or field research in chemistry, by arrangement, to provide for independent study. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CHEM 1B OR CHEM 4B


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator. Preliminary application (written description of project objectives and methods, selection of faculty supervisor, list of required equipment and supplies) must be submitted to department chairperson one semester in advance.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Literature, laboratory, or field research in chemistry, by arrangement, to provide for independent study. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CHEM 1B OR CHEM 4B
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator. Preliminary application (written description of project objectives and methods, selection of faculty supervisor, list of required equipment and supplies) must be submitted to department chairperson one semester in advance.
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Expand their knowledge base in a chosen area of chemistry through independent research.

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After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Design a chemistry-related independent study project.
2. Perform scientific literature, laboratory, and/or field research relevant to the project.
3. Present the results of the study in written, visual, and/or oral format.

Topics and Scope
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Content will vary with the student, but will expand upon the department's regular offerings and capitalize on the student's special interests or abilities.

Assignments:
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Will be arranged between the student and the instructor

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 80%
Literature reports, term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 80%
Interpretation of research
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 30%
Lab and field research
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 30%
Oral presentation of results, experiment and/or field research design.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Text will vary with content.

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