Fall 2014 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 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Lee                CRC MAIN L 313             
M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 408         14548 
Textbook
W         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 408         14549 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC M.Russell            CRC MAIN SCI 308           
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB M.Russell            CRC MAIN SCI 408         14137 
Textbook
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB M.Russell            CRC MAIN SCI 408         14138 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        08:30PM-10:35PM LEC R.Pandey             CRC MAIN SCI 308           
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.
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.

F         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB R.Pandey             CRC MAIN SCI 408         19548 Textbook
F         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB R.Pandey             CRC MAIN SCI 408         19549 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.
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        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC S.Lee                Elk Grove EGA 210          
Lecture portion of the class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove, CA 95757.
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.
Lab portions of the class are held at the Cosumnes River College main campus located at 8401 Center Parkway. Sacramento, CA 95823.
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.

F         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 406         20047 Textbook
F         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 406         20048 Textbook
Lecture portion of the class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove, CA 95757.
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.
Lab portions of the class are held at the Cosumnes River College main campus located at 8401 Center Parkway. Sacramento, CA 95823.
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 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-12:35PM LEC S.Lee                CRC MAIN L 313             
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 414         14551 
Textbook
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 414         14552 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
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 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 23-Dec 18
MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Symes              CRC MAIN LRC 201           
MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC F.Hoang              CRC MAIN LRC 201           
M         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 408         19416 
Textbook
M         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 408         19416 Textbook
W         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 408         19417 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.

TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 308           
TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 308           
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 408         14795 Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 408         14795 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 408         14796 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.

Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 408         14796 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 23-Dec 18
MW        07:20AM-08:40AM LEC C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 106           
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 405         14083 
Textbook
MW        08:50AM-11:55AM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 405         14592 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.

TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 110           
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 405         13732 Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-09:35PM LAB S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 405         14240 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 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN LRC 105           
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Reece              CRC MAIN SCI 406         14648 
Textbook
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Reece              CRC MAIN SCI 406         14288 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.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 109         14681 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 109         14681 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB A.Beamer             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.

TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB F.Hoang              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 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 106           
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 414         13735 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 414         14409 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.



Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: December 3, 2014