Spring 2015 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 17-May 20
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC R.Holmes             ARC MAIN HeEd 702        13046 
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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: 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 17-May 20
MF        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Corwin             ARC MAIN Science 422       
M         01:15PM-04:30PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 408     13048 
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F         01:15PM-04:20PM LAB M.Sowinski           ARC MAIN Science 407     13049 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 T.Atkins             ARC MAIN Science 420       
T         10:05AM-01:10PM LAB T.Atkins             ARC MAIN Science 402     11285 Textbook
Th        10:05AM-01:10PM LAB T.Atkins             ARC MAIN Science 402     11385 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     11394 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     11395 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 G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     11287 Textbook
W         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     14130 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 S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
W         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Science 407     11920 Textbook
M         10:00AM-01:15PM LAB S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Science 407     13992 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC M.Sowinski           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       05:15PM-06:35PM LAB M.Sowinski           ARC MAIN Science 407     20642 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-08:15PM LEC R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        04:40PM-06:00PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 408     11289 Textbook
MW        08:25PM-09:45PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 408     11690 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 M.Payne              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104    
T         06:45PM-09:50PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 407     13051 Textbook
Th        06:45PM-09:50PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 407     13052 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: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 17-May 20
MW        11:30AM-01:35PM LEC E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         08:00AM-11:15AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     11386 
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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     11769 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     11770 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     12302 Textbook
TTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 405     12303 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 17-May 20
TTh       01:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         03:45PM-06:50PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 403     12036 
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Th        03:45PM-06:50PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 403     13384 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     12035 Textbook
TTh       12:50PM-02:10PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 403     12034 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 D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 403     12807 Textbook
W         05:00PM-08:05PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 403     13053 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 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         12:15PM-03:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 405     11293 
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Th        12:15PM-03:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 405     13130 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 K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         11:45AM-03:00PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 402     11295 Textbook
W         11:45AM-02:50PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 402     11296 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     11298 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 403     14116 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 V.Wheaton            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D210 19485 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB V.Wheaton            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D210   

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 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 420       
MW        09:45AM-12:50PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 403     11272 
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MW        01:15PM-04:20PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 403     11382 Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     11369 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     11384 Textbook
TTh       07:45AM-10:50AM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     11984 Textbook
MW        09:15AM-12:20PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     11985 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     11279 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-08:35PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     11273 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     11383 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 17-May 20
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        01:45PM-04:50PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 400     11281 
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MW        10:20AM-01:25PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 400     11370 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     11283 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     11987 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  11986 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 424     19964 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB L.Zarzana            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    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 17-May 20
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     13412 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 406     11372 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 T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 422       
TTh       08:15AM-11:20AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     13414 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 17-May 20
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     11373 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     11696 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     12305 Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-05:20PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     13212 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 17-May 20
M         11:15AM-12:20PM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 405     12306 
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MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 422     12306 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.


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Pesis               TBA TBA                 21104 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Meadows             TBA TBA                 19832 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Meadows             TBA TBA                 20929 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Meadows             TBA TBA                 20982 Textbook

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015