Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CHEM 83    Strategies for Problem Solving in General, Organic and Biological Chemistry    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 309
Hours: 40.5 hours LAB
Description: This course develops analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. It is designed to support students enrolled in CHEM 309 at American River College. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

F11:30AM-02:05PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11219103Textbook
Special Note:
CHEM 83 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 309 students only.


CHEM 84    Strategies for Problem Solving in General Chemistry I    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 400
Hours: 40.5 hours LAB
Description: This course develops analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. It is designed to support students enrolled in CHEM 400 at American River College, with content that will be specific to CHEM 400. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

F12:00PM-02:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40120633TextbookFree Digital Book
Special Note:
CHEM 84 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 400 students only.


CHEM 86    Strategies for Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry I    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 420
Hours: 40.5 hours LAB
Description: This course develops analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. It is designed to support students enrolled in CHEM 420 at American River College. Pass/No Pass Only.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

F12:00PM-02:35PMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10419431Textbook
Special Note:
CHEM 86 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 420 students only.


CHEM 87    Strategies for Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry II    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 421
Hours: 40.5 hours LAB
Description: This course develops analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. It is designed to support students enrolled in CHEM 421 at American River College.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

F12:00PM-02:35PMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10419432Textbook
Special Note:
CHEM 87 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 421 students only.


CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ELSW 340.
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. It also introduces organic chemistry and biochemistry. This course is primarily designed for allied health majors. (C-ID CHEM 101; Part of C-ID PHYS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-02:05PMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Science 401
M07:30AM-10:50AMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40713070Textbook
W07:30AM-10:35AMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40713071Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh10:45AM-12:50PMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Science 420
T07:30AM-10:35AMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40712683Textbook
Th07:30AM-10:35AMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40712771Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh10:30AM-12:35PMLECB.BekkerARC MAIN Science 422
T12:45PM-03:50PMLABB.BekkerARC MAIN Science 40710365Textbook
Th12:45PM-03:50PMLABB.BekkerARC MAIN Science 40710478Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW11:30AM-01:35PMLECC.CorwinARC MAIN Science 422
M02:30PM-05:50PMLABTBAARC MAIN Science 40710916Textbook
W02:30PM-05:35PMLABTBAARC MAIN Science 40710917Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECB.BekkerARC MAIN Science 422
M11:00AM-02:20PMLABB.BekkerARC MAIN Science 40710367Textbook
W11:00AM-02:05PMLABB.BekkerARC MAIN Science 40710479Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh01:45PM-03:50PMLECD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 401
T04:00PM-07:05PMLABD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 40710919Textbook
Th04:00PM-07:05PMLABD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 40710920Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW04:45PM-06:50PMLECM.CampbellARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
M07:00PM-10:20PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40710369Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40710714Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh06:30PM-08:35PMLECR.GriderARC MAIN Science 401
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLABR.GriderARC MAIN Science 40810371Textbook
TTh08:45PM-10:05PMLABR.GriderARC MAIN Science 40710372Textbook
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.
General Education: 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 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 25-Dec 20

MW11:15AM-01:20PMLECE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11210373Textbook
W08:00AM-11:05AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 405



TTh11:15AM-01:20PMLECE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
T08:00AM-11:05AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40510792Textbook
Th08:00AM-11:05AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40510793Textbook
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: One year of high school chemistry with a grade of "C" or better; AND MATH 120 or MATH 133; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300, OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 is an intensive survey of general, organic, and biological chemistry specifically designed for students majoring in nursing and other health-related fields. Topics include general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biological chemistry as they apply to the chemistry of the human body. This course satisfies the requirements of those health-career programs which require one semester of chemistry. Students enrolled in this course are strongly encouraged to co-enroll in CHEM 83.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW08:45AM-10:50AMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
MW11:15AM-12:35PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40511066Textbook
MW12:45PM-02:05PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40511287Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh04:00PM-06:05PMLECT.EiflerARC MAIN Science 401
T06:15PM-09:20PMLABT.EiflerARC MAIN Science 40511492Textbook
Th06:15PM-09:20PMLABT.EiflerARC MAIN Science 40511493Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


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: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces calculations, terminology, chemical techniques, and laboratory techniques. It provides intensive problem solving skills necessary for CHEM 400.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLECV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 401
T11:15AM-02:20PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40310377Textbook
Th11:15AM-02:20PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40310378Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW10:00AM-11:20AMLECV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 401
M11:30AM-02:50PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40210380Textbook
W11:35AM-02:40PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40211656Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECK.PesisARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40310382Textbook
Th07:00PM-10:05PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40312258Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECTBAARC MAIN Science 420
M07:00PM-10:20PMLABTBAARC MAIN Science 40212555Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABTBAARC MAIN Science 40212556Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECK.PesisARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11212253Textbook
W03:30PM-06:35PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 402

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 I    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, 125, 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; or, 2) Previous chemistry course with a grade of "C" or better AND a passing score on the Chemistry Assessment Test from the Assessment Center at American River College.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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; Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 420
TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLABTBAARC MAIN Science 40210476Textbook
TTh09:30AM-12:35PMLABO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 40211613Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 420
MW09:45AM-12:50PMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310348Textbook
MW01:15PM-04:20PMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310464Textbook
TTh08:00AM-11:05AMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310475Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 420
TTh12:45PM-03:50PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810477Textbook
TTh09:30AM-12:35PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810353Textbook
MW09:15AM-12:20PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810349Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.PayneARC MAIN Science 420
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40810359Textbook
MW02:30PM-05:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40811008Textbook
MW06:30PM-09:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40811009Textbook
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.
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLECS.GhasemiyehARC MAIN Science 40112835Textbook
MW05:30PM-08:35PMLABS.GhasemiyehARC MAIN Science 403

CHEM 401    General Chemistry II    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 25-Dec 20

MW08:30AM-09:50AMLECL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 401
MW01:45PM-04:50PMLABL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 40010361Textbook
MW10:20AM-01:25PMLABL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 40010465Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 401
TTh08:30AM-11:35AMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 40010363Textbook
TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 40011011Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.MeadorARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10411010Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.MeadorARC 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 I    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; Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 420
MW08:30AM-11:35AMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40610384Textbook
MW11:45AM-02:50PMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40610480Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECT.HongARC MAIN Science 420
TTh08:15AM-11:20AMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40612259Textbook
TTh11:45AM-02:50PMLABT.HongARC MAIN Science 40612260Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW05:40PM-07:00PMLECT.HongARC MAIN Science 401
MW07:10PM-10:15PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40610467Textbook
MW02:25PM-05:30PMLABT.HongARC MAIN Science 40510811Textbook
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 II    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. (Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh05:40PM-07:00PMLECD.MeadowsARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
TTh02:25PM-05:30PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40510468Textbook
TTh07:10PM-10:15PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40611853Textbook
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 423    Organic Chemistry - Short Survey    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 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: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a survey of carbon containing compounds with emphasis on organic compounds of biological interest. Topics include the chemistry of organic functional groups, Infra Red spectroscopy, and mechanisms of reactions. This course is designed primarily for students majoring in the life sciences, nutrition/dietetics, and related fields. This course is not recommended for students majoring in chemistry, chemical engineering, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or chiropractics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11220660Textbook
Th11:15AM-12:20PMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40520660Textbook
T11:15AM-02:20PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 405

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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABL.Zarzana TBA TBA12691TextbookFree Digital Book

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: June 22, 2018