Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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CHEM 300    Beginning Chemistry    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 or 102 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 120.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers an introduction to fundamental chemical concepts, problem-solving and laboratory skills. CHEM 300 is designed for students needing a comprehensive review of or intensive preparation in chemistry. This course is primarily intended to prepare students for CHEM 400.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Everhart           CRC MAIN LRC 105           
M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB S.Everhart           CRC MAIN SCI 408         14667 
Textbook
W         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Everhart           CRC MAIN SCI 408         14668 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.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required for. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.


CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 or 102 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a general chemistry course intended for students majoring in the allied health fields, such as nursing, physical therapy, dental hygiene, veterinary technology, and environmental technology. This course emphasizes the fundamental principles of chemistry: types of matter, physical and chemical processes, atomic and molecular structure, stoichiometry, properties and theories of gases, properties of solutions, acids and bases, equilibria, oxidation-reduction and an introduction to organic functional groups as they pertain to medicine or biological systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 308           
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 408         14186 
Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 408         14187 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.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.


CHEM 306    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The organic chemistry portion of this course emphasizes the major classes of organic compounds: their structure, physical and chemical properties related to biological systems, and nomenclature. Some clinical and pharmacological aspects are also discussed. The biochemistry portion of this course emphasizes the structure and function of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids in biological systems. Special topics include enzymes and enzyme regulation, drugs their bioavailability and metabolism.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC C.Reece              CRC MAIN L 313             
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Reece              CRC MAIN SCI 414         14670 
Textbook
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Reece              CRC MAIN SCI 414         14671 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.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.


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

Prerequisite: MATH 100 or 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.; Successful completion of high school Chemistry
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. This course satisfies the requirements of those health-career programs that require one semester of chemistry. Students who had chemistry in high school and retained some of 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 and CHEM 306 sequence.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Symes              CRC MAIN LRC 201           
M         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 408         18844 
Textbook
W         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 408         18845 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.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.


CHEM 400    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 300 with a grade of "C" or better; OR one year high school chemistry lecture and laboratory AND MATH 120 or the equivalent. Grade of "C" or better required to meet prerequisite.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is a general college chemistry course intended for students majoring in the scientific disciplines including chemistry, biology, physics, geology and engineering. This course emphasizes the fundamental principles of chemistry. Topics include chemical measurement, physical and chemical processes, nomenclature, atomic structure, quantum theory, stoichiometry, molecular structure, bonding theory, physical properties of gases, thermochemistry, modern materials, and properties of solutions. (C-ID CHEM 110; C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 106           
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 405         14120 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 405         14740 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.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.

MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 106           
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 405         13742 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-09:35PM LAB D.Swanson            CRC MAIN SCI 405         14301 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.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.


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
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of the two-semester series in general college chemistry. Topics presented in the course include kinetics, equilibrium, acid/base chemistry, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, radiochemistry, coordination chemistry, and an introduction to organic chemistry. Laboratory exercises include qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques. (C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Symes              CRC MAIN LRC 104           
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Swanson            CRC MAIN SCI 406         14823 
Textbook
TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 406         14357 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.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.

MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 309         14872 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-09:35PM LAB M.Russell            CRC MAIN SCI 406           
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.


CHEM 420    Organic Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area ; IGETC Area ; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course surveys the principles of organic chemistry intended for chemistry and biological science majors or those students interested in the medical and related professions. Units covered include chemistry of alkanes/cycloalkanes, alkenes, alkyl halides, alcohols with emphasis on physical and chemical properties, nomenclature, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms (SN1, SN2, E1, and E2) and spectroscopy (FT-IR and MS). Laboratory work includes characterization of organic molecules using analytical instrumentation such as FTIR, GC, and GC/MS. Modern separation and purification techniques are also introduced such as HPLC, Packed-column GC, and Capillary GC, as well as traditional techniques such as distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, recrystallization, column chromatography, and thin-layer chromatography. (C-ID CHEM 150; C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Hodapp             CRC MAIN SCI 106           
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB D.Hodapp             CRC MAIN SCI 414         13745 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 414         14503 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.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.


CHEM 421    Organic Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area ; IGETC Area ; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of CHEM 420. Units covered include an in-depth study of the physical and chemical properties of aromatic compounds, aldehydes, ketones, amines, carboxylic acids and its derivatives. A special emphasis is placed on structural analysis/elucidation of these compounds by the various spectroscopic techniques. In addition, an introduction to pericyclic reactions and biomolecules is presented. (C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 109         14874 
Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-09:35PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 414           
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required. These goggles are available for sale in the college bookstore. Safety glasses are not acceptable alternatives.
Proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) for this class is required by the first class meeting. Failure to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) will result in your being dropped from the class. For information on how to provide proof of meeting the prerequisite(s) and the date this information is required, see the Chemistry Department Website.

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013