Fall 2017 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: 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 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-02:05PM LEC D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         07:30AM-10:35AM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 407     19082 
Textbook
W         07:30AM-10:35AM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 407     19083 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       10:45AM-12:50PM LEC D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 420       
T         07:30AM-10:35AM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 407     12977 Textbook
Th        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 407     13136 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 422       
T         12:45PM-03:50PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10384 Textbook
Th        12:45PM-03:50PM LAB R.Almaraz            ARC MAIN Science 407     10503 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        11:30AM-01:35PM LEC A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 422       
M         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Campbell           ARC MAIN Science 407     10985 Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Campbell           ARC MAIN Science 407     10986 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 422       
M         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10386 Textbook
W         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10504 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     10988 Textbook
Th        04:00PM-07:05PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 407     10989 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 C.Corwin             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Eifler             ARC MAIN Science 407     10388 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Eifler             ARC MAIN Science 407     10770 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     10390 Textbook
TTh       08:45PM-10:05PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 407     10391 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.
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 19-Dec 14
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112  10392 
Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405       
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     10854 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     10855 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: 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 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 311.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
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     11142 
Textbook
MW        12:45PM-02:05PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 405     11387 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     11141 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-06:05PM LEC J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         06:15PM-09:20PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 405     11632 Textbook
Th        06:15PM-09:20PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 405     11633 Textbook
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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         11:15AM-02:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 403     10396 
Textbook
Th        11:15AM-02:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 403     10397 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-03:05PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 402     10399 Textbook
W         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 402     11817 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 B.Samudio            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104    
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB B.Samudio            ARC MAIN Science 403     10401 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB B.Samudio            ARC MAIN Science 403     12498 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 O.Inozemteva         ARC MAIN Science 420       
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB O.Inozemteva         ARC MAIN Science 402     12832 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB O.Inozemteva         ARC MAIN Science 402     12833 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 M.Campbell           ARC MAIN Science 402     12493 Textbook
F         05:00PM-08:15PM LAB M.Campbell           ARC 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 311    Strategies for Problem Solving in Chemistry    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 305, 306, 309, 310, 400, 401, 420, 421, or 423
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 41 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 most chemistry courses at American River College. Strategies and content will be specific to the area of chemistry studied in the co-requisite. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
F         11:30AM-02:05PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112  13270 
Textbook
Special Note:
CHEM 311 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 309 students only.

F         12:00PM-02:35PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 401     13271 Textbook
Special Note:
CHEM 311 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 400 students only.

F         12:00PM-02:35PM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  13303 Textbook
Special Note:
CHEM 311 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 420 students only.


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 19-Dec 14
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       07:45AM-10:50AM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 402     10370 
Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-02:05PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 402     10501 Textbook
MW        07:45AM-10:50AM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 402     11770 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     10367 Textbook
MW        01:15PM-04:20PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10489 Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10500 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     10502 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     10372 Textbook
MW        09:15AM-12:20PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     10368 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 M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 408     10378 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 408     11080 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-09:35PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 408     11081 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.
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112  13272 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-08:05PM LAB S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC 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 19-Dec 14
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        01:45PM-04:50PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 400     10380 
Textbook
MW        10:20AM-01:25PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 400     10490 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     10382 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     11083 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  11082 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 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 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 420       
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     10403 
Textbook
MW        11:45AM-02:50PM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     10505 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       08:15AM-11:20AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     12499 Textbook
TTh       11:45AM-02:50PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 406     12500 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW        05:40PM-07:00PM LEC K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        07:10PM-10:15PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     10492 Textbook
MW        02:25PM-05:30PM LAB A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 405     10873 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 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 19-Dec 14
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     10493 
Textbook
TTh       07:10PM-10:15PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     12040 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: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Payne               TBA TBA                 12985 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Zarzana             TBA TBA                 20717 Textbook

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 2, 2017