Spring 2012 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 14-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493     11094 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 493     10695 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 493     10691 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493     11493 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493     11206 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493       
F         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Chichlowski        ARC MAIN Science 493     20135 Textbook
F         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493     20135 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Chichlowski        ARC MAIN Science 493     20135 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493     20135 Textbook
F         07:30PM-08:50PM LAB D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493       
F         07:30PM-08:50PM LAB M.Chichlowski        ARC MAIN Science 493       
Sa        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493       
Sa        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Chichlowski        ARC MAIN Science 493       


BIOL 103    Human Anatomy for Funeral Services    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: FSE 100
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Enrollment Limitation: An off-site clinical laboratory component of the course will require an enrollment limitation including - a background check, drug screening, and testing for hepatitis B.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an intensive study of the structure of the human body including the four major tissue types and the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. Laboratory assignments develop skills of observation, investigation, and identification of selected structures. The dissection of a human cadaver emphasizes the regions and structures relevant to embalming techniques. This course is designed for students preparing for a career in funeral service.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Won                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     13059 
Textbook
F         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 418       


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 13-May 10
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Brahce             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A208 12261 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492     11443 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492     10452 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 490     10453 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Engstrom           ARC MAIN Science 490     10454 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Carney             ARC MAIN Science 490     10455 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Kaufmann           ARC MAIN Science 490     10456 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC W.Davis              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  20137 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Hanstad            Off Campus McClellan 022 12581 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC H.Raycraft Jr.       Off Campus Natomas N201  12257 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 14-May 16
WF        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 414     20160 
Textbook
WF        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 414       
TTh       10:45AM-12:05PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 412     10436 Textbook
TTh       12:15PM-01:35PM LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 412       
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 412     10434 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 412       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC E.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Science 414     10438 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB E.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Science 414       


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 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492     12642 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492       
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492     10449 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492     10446 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 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 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 412     20710 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 412       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Science 414     10620 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Science 414       
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Brahce             ARC MAIN Science 412     10460 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Brahce             ARC MAIN Science 412       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Pellerin           ARC MAIN Science 412     20162 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB K.Pellerin           ARC MAIN Science 412       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 412     10462 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 412       
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 412     10464 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 412       


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 14-May 16
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     11962 
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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Neale              ARC MAIN ER 001          10622 
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 14-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 492     11756 
Textbook
F         12:00PM-02:50PM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 492       
NOTE: For the above lab section, several field study trips are required. These include a 3-day tent-camping trip (tentatively scheduled for Sunday 5/6/12 to Tuesday 5/8/12) and a couple of all day 1-day trips (tentatively scheduled for Friday, 3/16/12, and Friday, 4/13/12). Transportation to these field trips will be in campus buses and students will not be allowed to drive themselves. In addition, students will complete an individual 1-day trip of their choice, and will be responsible for their own transportation for this trip. These trips will replace some of the scheduled Friday on-campus lab days but not all. The required cost for the field trips, $35, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Rick Topinka at topinkj@arc.losrios.edu if you require more information about the field study trips.

MW        02:25PM-03:45PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 492       
F         09:00AM-11:50AM LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 490     11405 Textbook
Choose the above lab section, 11405 and be automatically enrolled into the Mon/Wed, 2:25PM-3:45PM lecture.

NOTE: For the above lab section, several field study trips are required. These include a 3-day tent-camping trip (tentatively scheduled for Sunday 4/8/12 through Tuesday 4/10/12) and a couple of 1-day trips (tentatively scheduled for Friday, 3/2/12, and Friday, 4/27/12). In addition, students will complete an individual 1-day trip of their choice. These trips will replace some of the Friday on-campus lab days but not all. The required cost for the field trips, $35, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Michael Sweet at sweetm@arc.losrios.edu if you require more information about the field study trips.


F         09:00AM-11:50AM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 492     12088 Textbook
Choose the above lab section, 12088 and be automatically enrolled into the Mon/Wed, 2:25PM-3:45PM lecture.

NOTE: For the above lab section, several field study trips are required. These include a 3-day tent-camping trip (tentatively scheduled for Sunday 4/8/12 through Tuesday 4/10/12) and a couple of 1-day trips (tentatively scheduled for Friday, 3/2/12, and Friday, 4/27/12). In addition, students will complete an individual 1-day trip of their choice. These trips will replace some of the Friday on-campus lab days but not all. The required cost for the field trips, $35, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Michael Sweet at sweetm@arc.losrios.edu if you require more information about the field study 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 14-May 16
TTh       07:15AM-08:35AM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 415     10424 
Textbook
TTh       08:45AM-11:50AM LAB G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 415       
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 415     10420 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 415       
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 415     10422 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 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 14-May 16
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414     10426 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414       
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414     10428 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 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 14-May 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 490     10432 
Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-03:35PM LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 415       
NOTE: One 3-day camping trip or another weekend field trip is required. The required cost for the field trip, $25, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Pam Eckerman at (916) 484-8239 if you require information about the field trip.

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 490     10430 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-07:05PM LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 415       
NOTE: One 3-day camping trip or another weekend field trip is required. The required cost for the field trip, $25, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Pam Eckerman at (916) 484-8239 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 14-May 16
MW        07:10AM-08:30AM LEC D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 411     11406 
Textbook
MW        08:40AM-11:45AM LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       07:10AM-08:30AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 411     10471 Textbook
TTh       08:40AM-11:45AM LAB L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 411       
MW        07:30AM-08:35AM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 493     11408 Textbook
F         07:30AM-08:20AM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 493     11408 Textbook
MWF       08:45AM-10:50AM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        11:00AM-12:05PM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 493     20164 Textbook
F         11:00AM-11:50AM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 493     20164 Textbook
MWF       12:15PM-02:20PM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        12:20PM-01:40PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 411     11412 Textbook
MW        01:50PM-04:55PM LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       12:20PM-01:40PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 411     11485 Textbook
TTh       01:50PM-04:55PM LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 411       
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC E.Lindgren           ARC MAIN Science 411     10474 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB E.Lindgren           ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Hoban-Higgins      ARC MAIN Science 411     10476 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Hoban-Higgins      ARC MAIN Science 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 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 418     10478 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418     10480 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418       
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 418     10633 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418     11044 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418       
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 418     11966 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 418     11414 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 418       
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC E.Garfield           Off Campus Sutter Ctr    10482 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB E.Garfield           Off Campus Sutter Ctr      
NOTE: Class held at Sutter Center for Health Professions, 2700 Gateway Oaks Dr, Sacramento
Please email the instructor at garfiee@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 14-May 16
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 416     13455 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 416       
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416     20168 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-05:35PM LAB J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416       
MW        10:15AM-11:35AM LEC F.Farahnak           ARC MAIN Science 490     20166 Textbook
MW        11:45AM-01:50PM LAB F.Farahnak           ARC MAIN Science 416       
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Kubo               ARC MAIN Science 416     10442 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LAB K.Kubo               ARC MAIN Science 416       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC S.Scott              ARC MAIN Science 416     10440 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-09:35PM LAB S.Scott              ARC MAIN Science 416       
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Telleen            ARC MAIN Science 416     12092 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-09:35PM LAB A.Telleen            ARC MAIN Science 416       


BIOL 442    General Bacteriology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 306 (Introduction to Chemistry), OR 309 (Integrated General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry), OR 400 (General Chemistry) with a grade of "C" or better; OR CHEM 305 (Introduction to Chemistry) AND BIOL 300 (The Foundations of Biology), or 303 (Survey of Biology), or 310 (General Biology) 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, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and helminths that are associated with human infectious diseases. It examines their cellular and molecular structure, physiology, metabolism, and genetics. Laboratory work introduces methods for cultivating and characterizing microorganisms.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416     13061 
Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416       


BIOL 490    Science Skills and Applications    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Current enrollment in a science, nutrition or nursing 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 and in the nursing program. A partial list of skills may include the following: textbook comprehension, principles of learning and retention, note taking, annotating, discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test taking, and problem solving. Registration is open through the tenth week of the semester. This course may be taken four times for credit with a different co-requisite course. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Portable 491    10678 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Portable 491    10679 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Portable 491    10680 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Aubert             ARC MAIN Portable 491    10681 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Moore              ARC MAIN Portable 491    10682 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Portable 491    10683 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Portable 491    10684 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Portable 491    10685 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Portable 491    20170 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Portable 491    20171 Textbook


BIOL 499    Experimental Offering in Biology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sweet               TBA TBA                 21216 
Textbook

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012