Course Description


Covers modern organic chemistry including hydrocarbon structure and nomenclature, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms. Provides lectures either in person or in a virtual online environment, depending on section offerings. Credit is awarded for one of the following CHEM 008A or CHEM 08HA.

Key Information

Credit: 3 quarter units / 2 semester units credit
UC Riverside, Chemistry

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Course Equivalence: UCD CHE 008A Organic Chemistry: Brief Course

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Major Requirement: Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
Major Preparation: Chem 08ABC is a prerequisite for over 25 other courses in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) and the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) at UCR

UC San Diego:
Unit Credit

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit


Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 08LA; CHEM 001C with a grade of C- or better, CHEM 01LC with a grade of C- or better or CHEM 01HC with a grade of C- or better, CHEM 1HLC with a grade of C- or better or CHEM 002C with a grade of C- or better, CHEM 02LC with a grade of C- or better.

Course Creators

Matthew Casselman
Richard Hooley
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