Spring 2010 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 493          25131 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 493            
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Rm 493          24027 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Rm 493            
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Rm 493          24019 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Rm 493            
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Rm 493          26199 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Rm 493            
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 493          25443 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 493            
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Waddell            ARC MAIN Rm 493          25447 Textbook
TTh       09:00PM-10:20PM LAB D.Waddell            ARC MAIN Rm 493            
F         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Regan              ARC MAIN Rm 493          24023 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB D.Regan              ARC MAIN Rm 493            


BIOL 116    Basic Anatomy and Physiology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction involving basic human anatomy and physiology. This course is designed for medical assisting majors, medical secretaries, and other health-related technologies. It covers body organization, basic chemistry, cells, and tissues. In addition, BIOL 116 covers respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Either BIOL 115 OR 116 may be taken first, however, both courses are necessary for a complete study of human anatomy and physiology

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         07:00PM-09:50PM LEC R.Greenleaf          ARC MAIN Rm 415          28315 
Textbook


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, Mar 16-May 13
MWF       12:10PM-02:15PM LEC K.Sorensen           ARC MAIN Rm 490          23445 
Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Pellerin           Natomas Inderkum A208    28741 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 492          26075 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 492          23435 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Rm 490          23437 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Sorensen           ARC MAIN Rm 490          23439 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Kaufmann           ARC MAIN Rm 490          23441 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     23449 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC K.Bradshaw           Off Campus Ethan 252     31782 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC H.Raycraft Jr.       Natomas Natomas N201     28733 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC W.Davis              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     23451 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:45AM-12:05PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Rm 412          23393 
Textbook
TTh       12:15PM-01:35PM LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Rm 412            
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Rm 412          23389 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Rm 412            
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Rm 412          23397 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Rm 412            


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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 492          32342 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 492            
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Rm 492          23427 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Rm 492            
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Rm 492          23421 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Rm 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Rm 414          23845 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Rm 414            
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Brahce             ARC MAIN Rm 412          23453 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Brahce             ARC MAIN Rm 412            
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Rm 412          23457 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Rm 412            
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Rm 412          23461 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Rm 412            
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC E.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Rm 414          23471 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB E.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Rm 414            


BIOL 342    The New Plagues: New and Ancient Infectious Diseases Threatening World Health    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the biology, epidemiology, and pathology of selected pathogens such as prions, viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and helminthes that threaten public health on a global scale. It explores the interaction between human behavior and disease agents on the emergence of new infectious agents and the re-emergence of ancient plagues.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Rm 425          27667 
Textbook


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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Neale              ARC MAIN ER 001          23849 
Textbook


BIOL 370    Introduction to Marine Environment    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 is an introduction to oceanography and marine biology. It includes the study of sea water, marine geology, marine algae, marine vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and the ecology of various marine zones. Field trips focusing on the Central California coast are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Rm 492          26983 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Topinka             TBA TBA                   
NOTE: One 3-day camping trip and a couple of 1-day trips are required. The required cost for the field trips, $30, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Michael Sweet at (916) 484-8650 if you require information about the field trips.

MW        02:25PM-03:45PM LEC D.Carney             ARC MAIN Rm 492            
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Carney              TBA TBA                 25951 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Topinka             TBA TBA                 28031 Textbook
Choose either of the two section numbers above and be automatically enrolled into the Mon/Wed lecture.

NOTE: One 3-day camping trip and a couple of 1-day trips are required. The required cost for the field trips, $30, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Michael Sweet at (916) 484-8650 if you require information about the field trips.


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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Rm 415          23369 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Rm 415            
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Rm 415          23361 Textbook
TTh       07:15AM-10:20AM LAB G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Rm 415            
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Rm 415          23365 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Rm 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Rm 414          23373 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Rm 414            
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Rm 414          23377 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Rm 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 490          23385 
Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-03:35PM LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 415            
NOTE: One 3-day camping trip or another weekend field trip is required. The required cost for the field trip, $15, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Marlene Martinez at (916) 484-8566 if you require information about the field trip.

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 490          23381 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-07:05PM LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 415            
NOTE: One 3-day camping trip or another weekend field trip is required. The required cost for the field trip, $15, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Marlene Martinez at (916) 484-8566 if you require information about the field trip.


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, Jan 16-May 19
MWF       07:00AM-08:05AM LEC E.Lindgren           ARC MAIN Rm 493          25961 
Textbook
MWF       08:15AM-10:20AM LAB E.Lindgren           ARC MAIN Rm 493            
NOTE: Lecture portion of this section will end on 5/7/10. Lab will continue to meet until finals start. Final will be given according to final schedule.

MW        07:15AM-08:35AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 411          25953 Textbook
MW        08:45AM-11:50AM LAB L.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 411            
TTh       07:15AM-08:35AM LEC D.Won                ARC MAIN Rm 411          23483 Textbook
TTh       08:45AM-11:50AM LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Rm 411            
MWF       10:30AM-11:35AM LEC P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Rm 493          25957 Textbook
MWF       11:45AM-01:50PM LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Rm 493            
NOTE: Lecture portion of this section will end on 5/7/10. Lab will continue to meet until finals start. Final will be given according to final schedule.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Garfield           ARC MAIN Rm 411          25965 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB E.Garfield           ARC MAIN Rm 411            
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC D.Won                ARC MAIN Rm 411          26183 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Rm 411            
MWF       02:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Rm 493          25969 Textbook
MWF       03:15PM-05:20PM LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Rm 493            
NOTE: Lecture portion of this section will end on 5/7/10. Lab will continue to meet until finals start. Final will be given according to final schedule.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Chichlowski        ARC MAIN Rm 411          23489 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB M.Chichlowski        ARC MAIN Rm 411            
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Hoban-Higgins      ARC MAIN Rm 411          23493 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Hoban-Higgins      ARC MAIN Rm 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Rm 418          23497 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Rm 418            
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Rm 418          23501 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Rm 418            
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Rm 418          23871 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Rm 418            
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Rm 418          25007 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Rm 418            
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Rm 418          27679 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Rm 418            
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Moore              ARC MAIN Rm 418          25973 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Moore              ARC MAIN Rm 418            
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Moore              Off Campus Sutter Ctr    23505 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Moore              Off Campus Sutter Ctr      
NOTE: Class held at Sutter Center for Health Professions, 2700 Gateway Oaks Dr, Sacramento
Please email the instructor at moorej@arc.losrios.edu
for directions, syllabus, etc.


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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Rm 416          32721 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-11:35AM LAB J.Miller             ARC MAIN Rm 416            
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Rm 416          32723 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-11:35AM LAB J.Miller             ARC MAIN Rm 416            
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC K.Kubo               ARC MAIN Rm 416          23413 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-05:35PM LAB K.Kubo               ARC MAIN Rm 416            
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC W.Axsen              ARC MAIN Rm 416          28043 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-09:35PM LAB W.Axsen              ARC MAIN Rm 416            
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Telleen            ARC MAIN Rm 416          23409 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-09:35PM LAB A.Telleen            ARC MAIN Rm 416            


BIOL 442    General Bacteriology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 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 ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a survey of bacteria and viruses, examining their cellular and molecular structure, physiology, metabolism, and genetics. Laboratory work introduces methods for cultivating and characterizing microorganisms and explores the properties of microorganisms in various habitats.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 416          32353 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB L.Smith              ARC MAIN Rm 416            


BIOL 490    Science Skills and Applications    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: Current enrollment in a science 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. A partial list of skills may include the following: textbook comprehension, principle of learning and retention, note taking, annotating, discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test taking, and problem solving. Registration is open through the twelfth week of the semester. This course may be taken four times. Credit/ No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Rm 491          23987 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Rm 491          23989 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Rm 491          23991 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Rm 491          23993 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Jaecks             ARC MAIN Rm 491          23995 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 491          23997 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Rm 491          23999 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Rm 491          24001 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Rm 491          26675 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Rm 491          26677 Textbook

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010