Fall 2015 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. (C-ID CHEM 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-11:05AM LEC A.Romo               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     20488 
Textbook
TTh       11:15AM-12:35PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 407       



TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 422       
T         12:45PM-03:50PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10436 Textbook
Th        12:45PM-03:50PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10567 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MF        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Corwin             ARC MAIN Science 422       
M         01:15PM-04:20PM LAB A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 407     11121 Textbook
F         01:15PM-04:20PM LAB A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 407     11122 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       
M         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10438 Textbook
W         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10568 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       01:45PM-03:50PM LEC D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         04:00PM-07:05PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 407     11124 Textbook
Th        04:00PM-07:05PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 407     11125 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        04:45PM-06:50PM LEC T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Science 407     10440 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Science 407     10872 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     10442 Textbook
TTh       08:45PM-10:05PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 407     10443 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: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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. (C-ID CHEM 102)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
M         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     10569 
Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     10445 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     10969 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     10970 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 22-Dec 17
MW        08:45AM-10:50AM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
MW        11:15AM-12:35PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 405     11305 
Textbook
MW        12:45PM-02:05PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 405     11608 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 405     11304 Textbook
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 405     11303 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 D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 403     11915 Textbook
W         04:30PM-07:35PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 403     11916 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 405     12106 Textbook
Th        06:30PM-09:35PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 405     12107 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         11:15AM-02:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 403     10448 
Textbook
Th        11:15AM-02:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 403     10449 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     10451 Textbook
W         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 402     12168 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 V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104    
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 403     10453 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 403     13144 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 S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Science 420       
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Science 402     19500 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Science 402     19501 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 V.Wheaton            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D210 13137 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB V.Wheaton            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D210   

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)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       07:45AM-10:50AM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     10422 
Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-02:05PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     10565 Textbook
MW        07:45AM-10:50AM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     12104 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     10419 Textbook
MW        01:15PM-04:20PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10549 Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10564 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     10566 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     10424 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     10420 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Payne              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       05:00PM-08:05PM LAB B.Samudio            ARC MAIN Science 402     19503 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-06:35PM LAB B.Samudio            ARC MAIN Science 402     19504 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 M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 408     10430 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 408     11233 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-09:35PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 408     11234 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. (Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        01:45PM-04:50PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 400     10432 
Textbook
MW        10:20AM-01:25PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 400     10550 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 401       
TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     10434 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     11236 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  11235 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 to prepare students who are majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering, for transfer to a four-year institution, or to prepare students for entrance into professional schools in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, or dentistry. Emphasis is on the application of modern principles regarding structure, reactivity, methods of synthesis and physical properties of carbon compounds. (C-ID CHEM 150; C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 420       
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     10455 
Textbook
MW        11:45AM-02:50PM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     10570 Textbook
TTh       08:15AM-11:20AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     13146 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     10552 Textbook
MW        02:25PM-05:30PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 405     10989 Textbook
TTh       11:45AM-02:50PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 406     13147 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 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, ultraviolet-visible (UV-VIS) spectroscopy, and carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). Special attention is given to development of reaction mechanisms, methods of organic synthesis, and instrumental analysis as they apply to organic chemistry. (C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       05:40PM-07:00PM LEC D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       02:25PM-05:30PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 405     10553 
Textbook
TTh       07:10PM-10:15PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     12430 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 495    Independent Studies in Chemistry    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 07-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Zarzana             TBA TBA                 20563 
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TBA       TBA             LAB D.Meadows             TBA TBA                 20639 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Meadows             TBA TBA                 20640 Textbook

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 8, 2015