Spring 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CHEM 130    Chemistry for Funeral Service    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: BUS 340, ENGWR 300, FSE 110, and FSE 160
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Funeral Service Education program.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the basic principles of chemistry as they relate to funeral service. Topics include chemical principles involved in sanitation, disinfection, public health, and embalming practices. The development and use of personal, professional, and community sanitation practices are covered, as well as use and precautions related to potentially harmful chemicals that are currently used in the field of funeral service.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN HeEd 702        12545 
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TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN HeEd 702        12545 Textbook


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, Jan 18-May 21
MF        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Corwin             ARC MAIN Science 422       
M         01:15PM-04:30PM LAB A.Ishchuk            ARC MAIN Science 408     12547 
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F         01:15PM-04:20PM LAB S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Science 407     12548 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       07:45AM-09:50AM LEC K.Conrad             ARC MAIN Science 420       
T         10:15AM-01:20PM LAB K.Conrad             ARC MAIN Science 402     10420 Textbook
Th        10:15AM-01:20PM LAB K.Conrad             ARC MAIN Science 402     10527 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 420       
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10537 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     10538 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Science 407     10422 Textbook
W         01:30PM-04:20PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 407     19931 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        07:45AM-09:50AM LEC T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
W         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Science 407     11127 Textbook
M         10:00AM-01:15PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     ARC MAIN Science 407     19642 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        06:10PM-08:15PM LEC R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        04:40PM-06:00PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 408     10424 Textbook
MW        08:25PM-09:45PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 408     10880 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       04:30PM-06:35PM LEC J.Paradis            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104    
T         06:45PM-09:50PM LAB J.Paradis            ARC MAIN Science 407     12550 Textbook
Th        06:45PM-09:50PM LAB J.Paradis            ARC MAIN Science 407     12551 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


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 306    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade "C" or better; OR ESLR 320, ESLL 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade "C" or better; or placement through assessment process.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        11:30AM-01:35PM LEC J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 405     10529 
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TTh       12:00PM-02:05PM LEC E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
T         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     10965 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     10966 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       04:15PM-05:35PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 405     11575 Textbook
TTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 405     11576 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       01:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         03:45PM-06:50PM LAB A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 403     11271 
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Th        03:45PM-06:50PM LAB A.Romo               ARC MAIN Science 403     13044 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       09:00AM-11:05AM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       11:20AM-12:40PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 403     11270 Textbook
TTh       12:50PM-02:10PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 403     11269 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         05:00PM-08:15PM LAB M.Zhang              ARC MAIN Science 403     12236 Textbook
M         05:00PM-08:15PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 403     12236 Textbook
W         05:00PM-08:05PM LAB M.Zhang              ARC MAIN Science 403     12552 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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.
W         05:00PM-08:05PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 403     12552 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         12:15PM-03:20PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 405     10428 
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Th        12:15PM-03:20PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 405     12640 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         11:45AM-03:00PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 402     10430 Textbook
W         11:45AM-02:50PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 402     10431 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 403     10433 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 403     19854 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 420       
MW        09:45AM-12:50PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10407 
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MW        01:15PM-04:20PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10524 Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     10511 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       12:45PM-03:50PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     10526 Textbook
TTh       07:45AM-10:50AM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     11214 Textbook
MW        09:15AM-12:20PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     11215 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 420       
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     10414 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-08:35PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     10408 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     10525 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        01:45PM-04:50PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 400     10416 
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MW        10:20AM-01:25PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 400     10512 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 401       
TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     10418 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     11217 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Meador             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104    
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     11218 Textbook
Enroll in the lab listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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 primarily for chemistry, chemical engineering, premedical, pharmacy and other majors who require a more intensive course than CHEM 423. Emphasis is on the application of modern principles regarding structure, reactivity, methods of synthesis and physical properties of carbon compounds.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Hong               ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
MW        02:15PM-05:20PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 405     13148 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 406     10514 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 422       
TTh       08:15AM-11:20AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     13150 Textbook
Enroll in the lab above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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, UV-VIS spectrometry, and carbon-13 NMR. Special attention is given to development of reaction mechanisms, methods of organic synthesis and instrumental analysis as it applies to organic chemistry.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC K.Casale             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104    
MW        08:15AM-11:20AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     10515 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     10886 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     11578 Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-05:20PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     12735 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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, Jan 18-May 21
M         11:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 405     11579 
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MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 422     11579 Textbook
W         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 405       

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.

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014