Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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BIOL 100    Introduction to Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course provides an overview of the basic anatomy and physiology of all body systems. It is designed as a non-transferable course for the Medical Assisting Programs and other related programs, and may be useful for other health-related technologies and for strengthening or developing a vocabulary in human anatomy and physiology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Kaufmann           CRC MAIN SCI 110         14712 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Bills              CRC MAIN Online          14182 Textbook
Online class.
For more information go to www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required on-campus class meetings:
Midterm: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., SCI-110 on October 23, 2013
Final: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., SCI-110 on December 11, 2013
Biology 100 is designed as a non-transferable course for the Health Information Technology, Pharmacy Technology, and Medical Assisting Programs. This course will be accepted for the CRC degrees and certificates requiring Biology 100.
This class uses the Desire2Learn learning management system. Browser and security settings and other resources for Desire2Learn users can be found at https://d2lresources.losrios.edu/
Students must have an active Los Rios Gmail account, Internet access, and access to a PC or Macintosh computer with the following minimum platform requirements: Windows 98 or higher; MacOS X; and 64 MB RAM, 1G of free disk space. To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204.


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 introductory course provides an overview of the basic anatomy and physiology of all body systems. It is designed as a non-transferable course and meets the minimum requirements for Medical Assisting, Health Information Technology, Licensed Vocational Nursing, and other health-related technologies. It is also useful for strengthening or developing a vocabulary in human anatomy and physiology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Bills              CRC MAIN LRC 105           
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB J.Bills              CRC MAIN SCI 201         14070 
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M         01:00PM-04:15PM LAB J.Bills              CRC MAIN SCI 201         14723 Textbook
Two Labs are associated with the Monday/Wednesday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.


BIOL 300    The Foundations of Biology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of major topics in the biological sciences for the non-science major with an emphasis on human biology. Units covered include the origin of life, cell structure and chemistry, metabolism, Mendelian and molecular genetics, genetic engineering, evolution, anatomy and physiology of humans, animal behavior and ecology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC W.Hamilton           CRC MAIN SCI 109         14342 
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BIOL 307    Biology of Organisms    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a general biology course focusing on a survey of the plant and animal kingdoms. The course covers the general principles of biology including: methods of science, cell organization, genetics, evolution, ecology, biodiversity, and anatomy. These principles are explored in more depth through the examination of additional topics which may include: disease and epidemiology, physiological ecology, animal behavior, biotechnology, population growth and regulation, ecosystem ecology, and conservation biology. Evolution and biodiversity are continuing themes running throughout the course and are included in each major topic. The course is designed for non-science majors and is especially useful for liberal studies, elementary education, environmental studies, recreation, and similar majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Fong               CRC MAIN SCI 308           
M         01:00PM-04:15PM LAB M.Fong               CRC MAIN SCI 206         13731 
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W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Fong               CRC MAIN SCI 206         14229 Textbook
Two Labs are associated with the Monday/Wednesday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Aptekar            CRC MAIN SCI 110           
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB R.Aptekar            CRC MAIN SCI 206         14368 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB R.Aptekar            CRC MAIN SCI 206         14665 Textbook
Two Labs are associated with the Tuesday/Thursday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.


BIOL 310    General Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a survey of biological science with an emphasis on human biology. Topics covered include scientific inquiry, cell structure, transmission and molecular genetics, major organ systems, evolution, and ecology. Major biological principles are explored in each topic, but an emphasis is placed on human issues. The laboratory activities are designed to further investigate and illuminate each topic area. This course is intended for non-science majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Bills              CRC MAIN SCI 106           
T         10:30AM-01:35PM LAB J.Bills              CRC MAIN SCI 206         14054 
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Th        10:30AM-01:35PM LAB J.Bills              CRC MAIN SCI 206         14055 Textbook
Two Labs are associated with the Tuesday/Thursday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.


BIOL 350    Environmental Biology    3 Units

Same As: ENVT 304
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of ecosystems and natural resources. Major topics covered include ecological principles, ecosystem functioning, conservation biology, resource use and management, pollution and other human-caused environmental impacts. This course provides the background needed to understand major global and regional issues such as acid rain, global warming, hazardous waste disposal, deforestation and endangered species recovery. This course is especially useful for Environmental Science, Ecology, Recreation, and Political Science majors. Field trips, attendance at public meetings and/or a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Hamilton           CRC MAIN SCI 109         14863 
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This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


BIOL 400    Principles of Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: [Chem 400 OR Chem 305] AND Intermediate Algebra (Math 120 or Math 125 or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process)
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces universal biological principles, including biological molecules, enzymes, cell structure and function, biochemistry, Mendelian and molecular genetics, ecology and evolution. BIOL 400 is recommended for science majors and students in pre-professional programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Deneke             CRC MAIN SCI 215         13704 
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MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Deneke             CRC MAIN SCI 216           
 

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC S.Scott              CRC MAIN SCI 110         14369 Textbook
TTh       02:10PM-05:15PM LAB S.Scott              CRC MAIN SCI 216           
 

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 308         13707 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 216           


BIOL 410    Principles of Botany    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
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 course is an introduction to the diversity, classification, life cycles, and evolutionary trends of plants, fungi, algae, and cyanobacteria. Emphasis is on the anatomy, morphology, physiology, development, evolution, and ecology of plants. A local weekend field trip may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC C.Deneke             CRC MAIN LRC 201         14297 
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TTh       02:20PM-05:25PM LAB C.Deneke             CRC MAIN SCI 108           


BIOL 420    Principles of Zoology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to zoology with particular emphasis on comparative anatomy and physiology of vertebrates and invertebrates. The basic principles of evolution, taxonomy, embryology, morphology, physiology, behavior and ecology will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC S.Scott              CRC MAIN SCI 215         14183 
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MW        03:50PM-06:55PM LAB S.Scott              CRC MAIN SCI 108           


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; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in which the basic principles of human anatomy and physiology are presented in an integrated fashion. This course covers anatomical terminology, basic organic chemistry, histology, 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, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC T.Carmona            CRC MAIN SCI 308           
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB T.Carmona            CRC MAIN SCI 201         13733 
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MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB D.Daugherty          CRC MAIN SCI 201         15018 Textbook
Two Labs are associated with the Tuesday/Thursday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC S.Pollock            CRC MAIN SCI 201         13734 Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-05:20PM LAB S.Pollock            CRC MAIN SCI 201           
 

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Salmi              CRC MAIN SCI 215         13736 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB A.Salmi              CRC MAIN SCI 201           


BIOL 431    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 430 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in which the basic principles of human anatomy and physiology are presented in an integrated fashion. This course covers the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine and reproductive systems. Both BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 must be taken to study all of the major body systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC T.Carmona            CRC MAIN SCI 217         13738 
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MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB T.Carmona            CRC MAIN SCI 217           
 

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC A.Salmi              CRC MAIN SCI 217         14358 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB A.Salmi              CRC MAIN SCI 217           
 

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC E.Gunhan             CRC MAIN SCI 217         13740 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB E.Gunhan             CRC MAIN SCI 217           


BIOL 440    General Microbiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; 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 the concepts of microbiology with an emphasis on forms, modes of growth, cell specialization, mutual, commensal and parasitic relationships of bacteria, fungi, molds, protozoans and viruses. Topics will be correlated with medical and health applications to animals and human beings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Oliver             CRC MAIN SCI 308           
MW        09:30AM-11:35AM LAB J.Oliver             CRC MAIN SCI 208         14067 
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TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LAB J.Oliver             CRC MAIN SCI 208         13716 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LAB J.Oliver             CRC MAIN SCI 208         19550 Textbook
Three Labs are associated with the Monday/Wednesday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 106           
MW        12:00PM-02:05PM LAB E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 208         14174 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-06:35PM LAB E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 208         14299 Textbook
Two Labs are associated with the Monday/Wednesday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC V.Dunne              CRC MAIN SCI 110         14360 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-09:05PM LAB V.Dunne              CRC MAIN SCI 208           


BIOL 498    Work Experience in Biology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14719 
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Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 29, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 21-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          20067 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013