Fall 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, or 132 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 B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers general principles of chemistry, such as unit analysis, atomic structure, nomenclature, mole concept, stoichiometry, and gases. A brief introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry is provided. It is primarily designed for allied health majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 422       
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 422       
T         12:45PM-03:50PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10473 
Textbook
T         12:45PM-03:50PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 407     10473 Textbook
Th        12:45PM-03:50PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10612 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

Th        12:45PM-03:50PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 407     10612 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MF        10:30AM-12:35PM LEC C.Corwin             ARC MAIN Science 422       
M         12:45PM-03:50PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Science 407     11328 Textbook
F         12:45PM-03:50PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Science 407     11329 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        12:00PM-02:05PM LEC G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        12:00PM-02:05PM LEC A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         08:30AM-11:45AM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10475 Textbook
M         08:30AM-11:45AM LAB A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 407     10475 Textbook
W         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10613 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

W         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 407     10613 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       01:30PM-03:35PM LEC D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 420       
T         04:00PM-07:05PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 407     11331 Textbook
Th        04:00PM-07:05PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 407     11332 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        04:30PM-06:35PM LEC A.Romo               ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
M         06:45PM-10:00PM LAB A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 402     10477 Textbook
W         06:45PM-09:50PM LAB A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 402     11028 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       06:30PM-08:35PM LEC R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 401       
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 408     10479 Textbook
TTh       08:45PM-10:05PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 407     10480 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


CHEM 306    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade "C" or better; OR ESLR 320, ESLL 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade "C" or better; or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of CHEM 305. It covers the organic functional groups and reactions involved in the chemistry of life (biochemistry), as applied to the health sciences.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
M         10:45AM-02:00PM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     10614 
Textbook
W         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     10482 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
T         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     11152 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     11153 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 309    Integrated General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, 129, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 102, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320; AND MATH 120, MATH 124, or MATH 133
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an intensive survey of general, organic, and biological chemistry specifically designed for nursing majors and other health-related fields. Topics include general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biological chemistry as they apply to chemistry of the human body. This course satisfies the requirements of those health-career programs which require one semester of chemistry. Students who had chemistry in high school and retained some it are advised to take CHEM 309. Students who have not taken a chemistry course recently or have never taken a chemistry course are advised to take the CHEM 305 & 306 sequence. Students enrolled in CHEM 309 are strongly encouraged to co-enroll in CHEM 311.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-02:05PM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
MW        08:45AM-10:05AM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 402     11583 
Textbook
MW        10:15AM-11:35AM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 402     11982 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       08:45AM-10:50AM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       11:15AM-12:35PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 403     11582 Textbook
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 403     11581 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        02:15PM-04:20PM LEC D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         04:30PM-07:45PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Science 403     12514 Textbook
W         04:30PM-07:35PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Science 403     12515 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       04:15PM-06:20PM LEC J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         06:30PM-09:35PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 403     12822 Textbook
Th        06:30PM-09:35PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 403     12823 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 310    Chemical Calculations    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, 129, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 120, 124, or 133
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.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces calculations, terminology, chemical and laboratory techniques. It provides intensive problem solving skills necessary for CHEM 400.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         11:15AM-02:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 405     10485 
Textbook
Th        11:15AM-02:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 405     10486 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        10:20AM-11:40AM LEC K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         12:00PM-03:15PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 402     10488 Textbook
W         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 402     12924 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  10489 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 405       

NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 400    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, 124, 129 or 133 with a grade of "C" or better AND one of the following: 1) CHEM 310 with a grade of "C" or better 2) Or CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better and placement through the chemistry assessment process 3) Or High School chemistry with a grade of "C" or better and placement through the chemistry assessment process
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 B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic principles of chemistry with an emphasis on chemical calculations, chemical reactions including balancing of complicated reduction-oxidation (REDOX) reactions, stoichiometry, gas laws, thermochemistry, atomic structure and bonding theories, ionic equations, solutions, intermolecular forces and phases of matter and acid/base chemistry including titrations and pH. Laboratory work is devoted to investigations of the theoretical work discussed in lecture. (C-ID CHEM 110; C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       07:45AM-10:50AM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 402     10459 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 402     10610 Textbook
MW        07:45AM-10:50AM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 408     12820 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 420       
MW        09:45AM-12:50PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10456 Textbook
MW        01:15PM-04:20PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10594 Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10609 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       12:45PM-03:50PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     10611 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     10461 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     10457 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 408     10467 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 408     11490 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-09:35PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 408     11491 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 401    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of the principles of chemistry with emphasis on equilibria, bonding, thermodynamics, kinetics, and electrochemistry. A brief introduction to organic chemistry is included. Laboratory work is devoted to qualitative analysis and experiments dealing with the theoretical work discussed in lecture. (C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        01:45PM-04:50PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 400     10469 
Textbook
MW        10:20AM-01:25PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 400     10595 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       11:15AM-12:35PM LEC D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 401       
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     10471 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     11493 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Meador             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11492 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400       

NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 420    Organic Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed primarily for chemistry, chemical engineering, premedical, pharmacy and other majors who require a more intensive course than CHEM 423. Emphasis is on the application of modern principles regarding structure, reactivity, methods of synthesis and physical properties of carbon compounds.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Casale             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     10492 
Textbook
TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     10615 Textbook
MW        11:45AM-02:50PM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     10616 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        05:40PM-07:00PM LEC T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        07:10PM-10:15PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 406     10597 Textbook
MW        02:25PM-05:30PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 405     11176 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 421    Organic Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 420 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers general physical and chemical properties of aromatic compounds, ethers, carbonyl compounds, amines, carbonyl derivatives, and biological compounds of interest. It also includes mass spectrometry, UV-VIS spectrometry, and carbon-13 NMR. Special attention is given to development of reaction mechanisms, methods of organic synthesis and instrumental analysis as it applies to organic chemistry.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       05:40PM-07:00PM LEC D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       02:25PM-05:30PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     10598 
Textbook
TTh       07:10PM-10:15PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     18749 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013