Spring 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CHEM 83    Strategies for Problem Solving in General, Organic and Biological Chemistry    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 309
Hours: 40.5 hours LAB
Description: This course develops analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. It is designed to support students enrolled in CHEM 309 at American River College. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F11:30AM-01:55PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 42220671Textbook
The above section is recommended only for those students enrolled in Chemistry 309.


CHEM 130    Chemistry for Funeral Service    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: BUS 340, FSE 310, and FSE 320
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. It also covers the development and use of personal, professional, and community sanitation practices, as well as use of and precautions related to potentially harmful chemicals that are currently used in the field of funeral service.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh05:30PM-07:35PMLECR.HolmesARC MAIN HeEd 70211566Textbook

CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ELSW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers general principles of chemistry, such as unit analysis, atomic structure, nomenclature, mole concept, stoichiometry, and gases. It also introduces organic chemistry and biochemistry. This course is primarily designed for allied health majors. (C-ID CHEM 101; Part of C-ID PHYS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW11:00AM-01:05PMLECC.CorwinARC MAIN Science 422
M01:15PM-04:35PMLABT.EiflerARC MAIN Science 40811568Textbook
W01:15PM-04:20PMLABT.EiflerARC MAIN Science 40811569Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh07:45AM-09:50AMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Science 401
T10:05AM-01:10PMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40210326Textbook
Th10:05AM-01:10PMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40210414Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh09:00AM-11:05AMLECG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 422
T11:30AM-02:35PMLABG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 40710422Textbook
Th11:30AM-02:35PMLABS.GhasemiyehARC MAIN Science 40710423Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh01:00PM-03:05PMLECT.AtkinsARC MAIN Science 420
T03:15PM-06:20PMLABT.AtkinsARC MAIN Science 40713026Textbook
Th03:15PM-06:20PMLABT.AtkinsARC MAIN Science 40713027Textbook
MW11:00AM-01:05PMLECG.JorgensenARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
M01:30PM-04:50PMLABG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 40710328Textbook
W01:30PM-04:35PMLABG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 40712160Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW07:45AM-09:50AMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
W10:00AM-01:05PMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40710803Textbook
M10:00AM-01:20PMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40712075Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW02:30PM-04:35PMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
M05:00PM-08:20PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40712678Textbook
W05:00PM-08:05PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40712928Textbook
MW06:15PM-08:20PMLECR.GriderARC MAIN Science 401
MW04:45PM-06:05PMLABR.GriderARC MAIN Science 40810330Textbook
MW08:30PM-09:50PMLABR.GriderARC MAIN Science 40810624Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh04:30PM-06:35PMLECD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 420
T06:45PM-09:50PMLABD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 40711571Textbook
Th06:45PM-09:50PMLABD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 40711572Textbook
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.
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of CHEM 305. It covers the organic functional groups and reactions involved in the chemistry of life (biochemistry), as applied to the health sciences. (C-ID CHEM 102)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-02:05PMLECE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 401
M07:45AM-11:05AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40510686Textbook
W07:45AM-10:50AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40510687Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104
TTh08:15PM-09:35PMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40511096Textbook
NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 309    Integrated General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, 129, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: One year of high school chemistry with a grade of "C" or better; AND MATH 120 or MATH 133; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300, OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an intensive survey of general, organic, and biological chemistry specifically designed for students majoring in nursing and other health-related fields. Topics include general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biological chemistry as they apply to the chemistry of the human body. This course satisfies the requirements of those health-career programs which require one semester of chemistry. Students enrolled in this course are strongly encouraged to co-enroll in CHEM 311.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:30PM-03:35PMLECA.RomoARC MAIN Science 401
T03:45PM-06:50PMLABA.RomoARC MAIN Science 40310888Textbook
Th03:45PM-06:50PMLABA.RomoARC MAIN Science 40311781Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh09:00AM-11:05AMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
TTh11:20AM-12:40PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40510887Textbook
TTh12:50PM-02:10PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40510886Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


CHEM 310    Chemical Calculations    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, 129, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 120, 124, or 133
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces calculations, terminology, chemical techniques, and laboratory techniques. It provides intensive problem solving skills necessary for CHEM 400.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.PesisARC MAIN Science 401
T12:15PM-03:20PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40310333Textbook
Th12:15PM-03:20PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40311619Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW10:00AM-11:20AMLECK.PesisARC MAIN Science 401
M11:45AM-03:05PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40210335Textbook
W11:45AM-02:50PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40210336Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW03:30PM-04:50PMLECV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 401
M05:00PM-08:20PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40313094Textbook
W05:00PM-08:05PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40313095Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 42513418Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 405
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 401
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40310338Textbook
Th07:00PM-10:05PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40312149Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


CHEM 311    Strategies for Problem Solving in Chemistry    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 305, 306, 309, 310, 400, 401, 420, 421, or 423
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 41 hours LAB
Description: This course develops analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. It is designed to support students enrolled in most chemistry courses at American River College. Strategies and content will be specific to the area of chemistry studied in the co-requisite. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F12:00PM-02:25PMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40512999Textbook
The above section of Chemistry 311 is recommended only for those students enrolled in Chemistry 420 and 421.

F12:00PM-02:25PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40113001Textbook
The above section of Chemistry 311 is recommended only for those students enrolled in Chemistry 400.


CHEM 400    General Chemistry I    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, 125, 129, or 133 with a grade of "C" or better AND one of the following: 1) CHEM 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or, 2) Previous chemistry course with a grade of "C" or better AND a passing score on the Chemistry Assessment Test from the Assessment Center at American River College.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic principles of chemistry with an emphasis on chemical calculations, chemical reactions including balancing of complicated reduction-oxidation (REDOX) reactions, stoichiometry, gas laws, thermochemistry, atomic structure and bonding theories, ionic equations, solutions, intermolecular forces and phases of matter, and acid/base chemistry including titrations and pH. Laboratory work is devoted to investigations of the theoretical work discussed in lecture. (C-ID CHEM 110; Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 420
MW09:45AM-12:50PMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310313Textbook
MW01:15PM-04:20PMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310411Textbook
TTh08:00AM-11:05AMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310398Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh11:00AM-12:20PMLECM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 420
TTh12:45PM-03:50PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810413Textbook
TTh07:45AM-10:50AMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810845Textbook
MW09:15AM-12:20PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810846Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.PayneARC MAIN Science 420
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40210320Textbook
TTh05:30PM-08:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40210314Textbook
TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40210412Textbook
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 II    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of the principles of chemistry with emphasis on equilibria, bonding, thermodynamics, kinetics, and electrochemistry. A brief introduction to organic chemistry is included. Laboratory work is devoted to qualitative analysis and experiments dealing with the theoretical work discussed in lecture. (Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:15AM-09:35AMLECL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 401
MW01:30PM-04:35PMLABS.GhasemiyehARC MAIN Science 40010322Textbook
MW10:05AM-01:10PMLABL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 40010399Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 401
TTh08:30AM-11:35AMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 40010324Textbook
TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 40010848Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.MeadorARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410847Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 400

CHEM 420    Organic Chemistry I    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to prepare students who are majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering, for transfer to a four-year institution, or to prepare students for entrance into professional schools in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, or dentistry. Emphasis is on the application of modern principles regarding structure, reactivity, methods of synthesis and physical properties of carbon compounds. (C-ID CHEM 150; Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECK.CasaleARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
MW02:15PM-05:20PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40511794Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40610401Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh11:30AM-12:50PMLECT.HongARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
TTh08:15AM-11:20AMLABT.HongARC MAIN Science 40611796Textbook
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 II    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers general physical and chemical properties of aromatic compounds, ethers, carbonyl compounds, amines, carbonyl derivatives, and biological compounds of interest. It also includes mass spectrometry, ultraviolet-visible (UV-VIS) spectroscopy, and carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). Special attention is given to development of reaction mechanisms, methods of organic synthesis, and instrumental analysis as they apply to organic chemistry. (Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW11:30AM-12:50PMLECK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 420
MW08:15AM-11:20AMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40610402Textbook
MW01:00PM-04:05PMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40610628Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.MeadowsARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40611098Textbook
TTh02:15PM-05:20PMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40611670Textbook
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 13-May 16

M11:15AM-12:20PMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40511099Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Science 42211099Textbook
W11:00AM-02:05PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 405
Enroll in the lab above and you will be automatically enrolled in the two lecture portions.

NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 495    Independent Studies in Chemistry    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABM.Payne TBA TBA12496Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017