Jeff Seela, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Chemistry

Physical Science

Office: RDM-PV Palo Verde - Room: 241

480-654-7380

626-923-8456 (mobile)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM 

Tuesday and Thursday office hours will be on Red Mountain in either PV241 or the LEC in ground floor of Desert Willow.  Friday office hours will be on Southern and Dobson in the Physical Science LEC.

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

CHM130LL Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory 1 Credits

Laboratory experience in support of CHM130.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CHM130.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27347
Dobson Campus

PS235 Chemistry Breakout Room

In Person
Lab
01/19/2024 - 05/10/2024
Fr
7:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Class Ended

CHM151 General Chemistry I 3 Credits

Detailed study of principles of chemistry for science majors and students in pre-professional curricula.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM130 and CHM130LL) or CHM130AA or one year of high school chemistry taken in the last five yrs] and (MAT151 or higher or satisfactory placement) or permission of the Instructor or Department or Division Chair.

Course Notes: CHM151 is lecture only. Students who need a lab must take CHM150LL.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28437
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Class Ended

CHM151LL General Chemistry I Laboratory 1 Credits

Laboratory experience in support of CHM150 or CHM151.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CHM150 or CHM151.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28438
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
01/18/2024 - 05/10/2024
Th
9:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Class Ended

CHM152 General Chemistry II 3 Credits

A study of the chemical properties of the major groups of elements, equilibrium theory, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and other selected topics.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM150 or CHM151) and CHM151LL], or CHM150AA, or CHM151AA, or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.

Course Notes: It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Chemistry Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27361
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Class Ended

CHM152LL General Chemistry II Laboratory 1 Credits

Laboratory experience in support of CHM152.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CHM152.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27432
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
Tu
9:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Class Ended

Summer 2024

CHM151 General Chemistry I 3 Credits

Detailed study of principles of chemistry for science majors and students in pre-professional curricula.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM130 and CHM130LL) or CHM130AA or one year of high school chemistry taken in the last five yrs] and (MAT151 or higher or satisfactory placement) or permission of the Instructor or Department or Division Chair.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14847
Dobson Campus

PS101 - Tiered Lecture Rm.

In Person
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024
MoTuWeTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Open

28 of 36
Seats Available

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

CHM151LL General Chemistry I Laboratory 1 Credits

Laboratory experience in support of CHM150 or CHM151.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CHM150 or CHM151.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14848
Dobson Campus

PS228 Chemistry Breakout Room

In Person
Lab
05/29/2024 - 07/17/2024
MoWe
9:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Open

7 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Fall 2024

CHM130LL Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory 1 Credits

Laboratory experience in support of CHM130.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CHM130.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14068
Dobson Campus

PS235 Chemistry Breakout Room

In Person
Lab
08/21/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
7:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Open

22 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

CHM151 General Chemistry I 3 Credits

Detailed study of principles of chemistry for science majors and students in pre-professional curricula.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM130 and CHM130LL) or CHM130AA or one year of high school chemistry taken in the last five yrs] and (MAT151 or higher or satisfactory placement) or permission of the Instructor or Department or Division Chair.

Course Notes: It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Chemistry Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15303
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

23 of 26
Seats Available

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

14076
Dobson Campus

PS101 - Tiered Lecture Rm.

In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Open

23 of 26
Seats Available

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

CHM151LL General Chemistry I Laboratory 1 Credits

Laboratory experience in support of CHM150 or CHM151.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CHM150 or CHM151.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14082
Dobson Campus

PS228 Chemistry Breakout Room

In Person
Lab
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
Tu
10:30 AM - 1:20 PM

Open

17 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

14085
Dobson Campus

PS228 Chemistry Breakout Room

In Person
Lab
08/22/2024 - 12/13/2024
Th
10:30 AM - 1:20 PM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

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