Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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BIOL 102    Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines body systems from an anatomical and physiological point of view. The basic anatomy and physiology of all the body systems are covered with an emphasis on developing vocabulary in each area. Activities include simple physiology experiments and demonstrations, and using models and simple dissections to learn anatomy. It meets the minimum requirements for licensed vocational nursing, paramedic, gerontology, and funeral services programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493     12574 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493     11568 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493     11560 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC E.Lindgren           ARC MAIN Science 493     13588 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB E.Lindgren           ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 493     12856 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC R.Higashi            ARC MAIN Science 493     30001 Textbook
TTh       09:00PM-10:20PM LAB R.Higashi            ARC MAIN Science 493       
F         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Chichlowski        ARC MAIN Science 493     11564 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Chichlowski        ARC MAIN Science 493       


BIOL 130    Microbiology for Funeral Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 130 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: FSE 111, 140, and 155
Advisory: BIOL 300
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a survey of the basic principles of microbiology. It relates these principles to funeral service education especially as they pertain to disinfection, community health, infectious disease, and embalming practice.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        12804 
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BIOL 300    The Foundations of Biology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This non-science majors course covers basic biological principles and how they relate to humans. Concepts include an introduction to the philosophy of science. Basic cell chemistry, structure, and physiology are covered. An introduction to basic genetics (transmission and molecular) as well as some biotechnology principles are discussed. Additionally, human body systems, evolution, reproduction and development, as well as ecology and human impacts on the environment, are addressed. This course is not open to students who have completed BIOL 310.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC N.Decker             ARC MAIN Science 492     13430 
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TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC D.Orange             Off Campus Natomas N102  13396 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Kaufmann           ARC MAIN Science 492     10970 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Carney             ARC MAIN Science 492     10974 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Sorensen           ARC MAIN Science 490     10976 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Sorensen           ARC MAIN Science 490     10978 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Sorensen           ARC MAIN Science 490     10980 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 490     10988 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Sorensen           ARC MAIN Science 490     10984 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Hanstad            Off Campus McClellan 220 14576 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC H.Raycraft Jr.       Off Campus Natomas N201  14774 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC W.Davis              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  10990 Textbook


BIOL 303    Survey of Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers biological principles with emphasis on a survey of the major groups of organisms and a comparison of the structure and function of their cells, tissues, and organ systems. Ecology, genetics, and evolution are included. Plant and animal dissection are included as part of the laboratory activities. This course is appropriate for liberal studies, elementary education, environmental studies, recreation and other related majors. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 414     10944 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 414       
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 492     10940 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 492       


BIOL 305    Natural History    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic ecological and biological principles in order to understand the origin and diversity of living organisms. Topics range from landscape formation, habitats to the adaptations organisms have evolved to live in their environment. Although this is a broad survey course, emphasis will be placed on the animal kingdom and on local environments. A variety of field trips opportunities allow students to study the diversity of life around them. Dissection is not part of this course. Designed as non-majors, introductory course and for those who enjoy the outdoors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492     10960 
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MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492       
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492     10966 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492     16286 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492       


BIOL 310    General Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This non-science majors laboratory course covers basic biological principles and how they relate to humans. Concepts included are cell chemistry, structure, and physiology; genetics (transmission and molecular); biotechnology; human body systems; evolution; reproduction and development; ecology; and human impacts on the environment. This course is not open to students who have completed BIOL 300.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 412     11378 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 412       
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Sclafani           ARC MAIN Science 412     10994 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Sclafani           ARC MAIN Science 412       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 412     11008 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 412       
TTh       10:45AM-12:05PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 412     11490 Textbook
TTh       12:15PM-01:35PM LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 412       
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 412     10998 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 412       
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 412     11002 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 412       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Pellerin           ARC MAIN Science 412     29999 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB K.Pellerin           ARC MAIN Science 412       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC E.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Science 412     11012 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB E.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Science 412       


BIOL 352    Conservation Biology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course covers biological and ecological principles involved in understanding and analyzing environmental problems and exploring scientifically sound conservation techniques. Major topics include the nature of science, population dynamics and distributions, evolution and species extinctions, biodiversity, ecosystem functions, and the interdependence between humans and our environment. This course places emphasis on scientific processes and methodology. Statewide and local environments will be highlighted. Field trips and a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Neale              ARC MAIN ER 001          11382 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Papouchis          ARC MAIN ER 001          11382 Textbook


BIOL 400    Principles of Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course covering biological concepts important for a general understanding and background for biology majors and pre-professional students. Emphasis is on the scientific method and basic processes common to all forms of life. Topics include cell structure and function, cell physiology, cell reproduction, Mendelian and molecular genetics, evolution, and ecology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 415     10924 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 415       
TTh       07:15AM-08:35AM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 415     10916 Textbook
TTh       08:45AM-11:50AM LAB G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 415       
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 415     10920 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 415       


BIOL 410    Principles of Botany    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the general principles of botany for science majors. The emphasis is on anatomy, morphology, life cycles, embryology and physiology of plants and a plant kingdom survey. All laboratory work includes instructor directed lecture-discussions consisting of an introduction and analysis of the data and idea covered. One field trip is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414     10928 
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MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414       
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414     10932 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414       


BIOL 420    Principles of Zoology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers general principles of zoology. Topics covered include a survey of the animal kingdom, embryology, evolution, genetics, systematics, and comparative anatomy and physiology. One or two field trips per semester are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 415     10936 
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TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 415       


BIOL 430    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2 and B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles of human anatomy and physiology, emphasizing the integration of structure and function. The topics covered are anatomical terminology, chemistry, cells, histology, articulations, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Both BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 must be taken to study all of the major body systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MWF       07:00AM-08:05AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493     29997 
Textbook
MWF       08:15AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493       
NOTE: Lecture portion of this section will end on 11/30/11. Lab will continue to meet until finals start. Final will be given according to final schedule.

MW        07:15AM-08:35AM LEC D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 411     13292 Textbook
MW        08:45AM-11:50AM LAB D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       07:15AM-08:35AM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 411     11020 Textbook
TTh       08:45AM-11:50AM LAB M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 411       
MWF       10:30AM-11:35AM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 493     13288 Textbook
MWF       11:45AM-01:50PM LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 493       
NOTE: Lecture portion of this section will end on 11/30/11. Lab will continue to meet until finals start. Final will be given according to final schedule.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 411     13296 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 411     13570 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 411       
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 411     13300 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 411       
MWF       02:00PM-03:05PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 493     13304 Textbook
MWF       03:15PM-05:20PM LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 493       
NOTE: Lecture portion of this section will end on 11/30/11. Lab will continue to meet until finals start. Final will be given according to final schedule.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC E.Garfield           Off Campus Sutter Ctr    11026 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB E.Garfield           Off Campus Sutter Ctr      
NOTE: The above class is held at Sutter Center for Health Professions, 2700 Gateway Oaks Dr, Sacramento
Please contact the instructor for directions, syllabus, etc. at GarfieE@arc.losrios.edu

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 411     11030 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 411       


BIOL 431    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 430 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles of human anatomy and physiology, emphasizing the integration of structure and function. It includes the following systems: cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine and reproductive. Both BIOL 430 and 431 must be taken to study all of the major body systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:15AM-08:35AM LEC D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 418     11034 
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MW        08:45AM-11:50AM LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       07:15AM-08:35AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 418     11038 Textbook
TTh       08:45AM-11:50AM LAB L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 418       
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 418     11404 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418     12434 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418       
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 418     11042 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 418     12864 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Hoban-Higgins      Off Campus Sutter Ctr    13308 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Hoban-Higgins      Off Campus Sutter Ctr      
NOTE: The above class is held at Sutter Center for Health Professions, 2700 Gateway Oaks Dr, Sacramento
Please contact the instructor for directions, syllabus, etc. at Hobanht@arc.losrios.edu


BIOL 440    General Microbiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, 310, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces microorganisms and their effects on human health. It examines the structure, physiology, metabolism, and genetics of microorganisms. Laboratory work includes aseptic technique, morphological and biochemical properties of microorganisms, and medically relevant issues regarding microorganisms.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 416     12868 
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MW        09:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 416       
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Kubo               ARC MAIN Science 416     10952 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LAB K.Kubo               ARC MAIN Science 416       
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC S.Scott              ARC MAIN Science 414     14836 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-09:35PM LAB S.Scott              ARC MAIN Science 416       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Telleen            ARC MAIN Science 416     10948 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-09:35PM LAB A.Telleen            ARC MAIN Science 416       
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC F.Farahnak           ARC MAIN Science 414     29995 Textbook
TTh       05:15PM-07:20PM LAB F.Farahnak           ARC MAIN Science 416       


BIOL 442    General Bacteriology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 306 (Introduction to Chemistry), OR 309 (Integrated General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry), OR 400 (General Chemistry) with a grade of "C" or better; OR CHEM 305 (Introduction to Chemistry) AND BIOL 300 (The Foundations of Biology), or 303 (Survey of Biology), or 310 (General Biology) with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a survey of bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and helminths that are associated with human infectious diseases. It examines their cellular and molecular structure, physiology, metabolism, and genetics. Laboratory work introduces methods for cultivating and characterizing microorganisms.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416     15990 
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MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416       
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416     15994 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416       


BIOL 482    Honors Introduction to Marine Environment    4 Units

Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above; ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an honors level introduction to oceanography and marine biology. Using a seminar style, it explores sea water, marine geology, marine algae, marine vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and the ecology of various marine zones. Field trips focusing on inter-tidal organisms of the Central California Coast are required. The course is not open to students who have completed BIOL 370.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        03:15PM-04:35PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 492     28544 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sweet               TBA TBA                   
NOTE: One 3-day camping trip and 3 one-day trips are required. The required cost for the field trips, $35, must be paid to the Business Services Office during the 2nd week of the semester. Contact Michael Sweet at sweetm@arc.losrios.edu if you require more information about the field trips.


BIOL 490    Science Skills and Applications    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Current enrollment in a science, nutrition or nursing course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: This course offers individualized instructional modules designed to acquire or improve reading skills in the various science classes and in the nursing program. A partial list of skills may include the following: textbook comprehension, principles of learning and retention, note taking, annotating, discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test taking, and problem solving. Registration is open through the tenth week of the semester. This course may be taken four times for credit with a different co-requisite course. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Portable 491    11528 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Portable 491    11530 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Portable 491    11532 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Aubert             ARC MAIN Portable 491    11534 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Portable 491    11536 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Moore              ARC MAIN Portable 491    11538 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Portable 491    11540 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Regan              ARC MAIN Portable 491    11542 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Portable 491    14102 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Portable 491    14104 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Portable 491    30302 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Portable 491    30303 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Portable 491    30304 Textbook

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011