Fall 2018 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 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.AlyCRC MAIN SCI 11014712Textbook
 

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECM.AlyElk Grove EGA 11015038Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBATBALECJ.TrenchCRC MAIN Online 14401Textbook
Online class.
Biology 100 is designed as a non-transferable course for the Health Information Technology, Pharmacy Technology, and Medical Assisting Programs. This online course requires students to use Canvas, a Learning Management System. Students must have access to the Internet and Los Rios Gmail. You may access Canvas on-campus at the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or using your personal computer. If you have not taken an online course before, please consider taking HCD 320: Skills for Online Student Success. It can be taken concurrently with Biology 100. Browser and security settings along with other resources for Canvas users can be found at
http://hd.losrios.edu/hd/student/.


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, Emergency Medical Technician, Pharmacy 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 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.PattersonCRC MAIN LRC 105
W01:00PM-04:05PMLABJ.PattersonCRC MAIN SCI 20114325Textbook
M01:00PM-04:15PMLABJ.PattersonCRC MAIN SCI 20114719Textbook
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: ESLR 320 and ESLW 310, OR ESL 325 with a grade of C or better; OR eligibility for ENGRD 310 AND ENGWR 101.
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 cell structure and chemistry, metabolism, Mendelian and molecular genetics, genetic engineering, anatomy and physiology of humans, evolution, and ecology. Students interested in a general elective biology course are strongly advised to take either BIOL 300, BIOL 307, or BIOL 310 since some transfer institutions will provide credit for only one of the three courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.TrenchCRC MAIN LRC 10515545TextbookFree Digital Book
 

MW03:30PM-04:50PMLECJ.NuttallElk Grove EGA 11015325Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECJ.NuttallElk Grove EGA 11015039Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBATBALECJ.TrenchCRC MAIN Online 14953TextbookFree Digital Book
Online class. This online course requires students to use Canvas, a Learning Management System. Students must have access to the Internet and Los Rios Gmail. You may access the course on-campus at the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or using your personal computer. If you have not taken an online course before, please consider taking HCD 320: Skills for Online Student Success. It can be taken concurrently with Biology 300. Browser and security settings along with other resources for Canvas users can be found at
http://hd.losrios.edu/hd/student/.


BIOL 307    Biology of Organisms    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ESLR 320 and ELSW 310, OR ESL 325 with a grade of C or better; OR eligibility for ENGRD 310 AND ENGWR 101.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
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 with an emphasis on evolution and biodiversity. 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, biotechnology, population growth and regulation, ecosystem ecology, and conservation biology. The course is designed for non-science majors and is especially useful for liberal studies, elementary education, environmental studies, recreation, and similar majors. Students interested in a general elective biology course are strongly advised to take either BIOL 300, BIOL 307, or BIOL 310 since some transfer institutions will provide credit for only one of the three courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.TrenchCRC MAIN SCI 110
M01:00PM-04:15PMLABJ.TrenchCRC MAIN SCI 20614062Textbook
W01:00PM-04:05PMLABJ.TrenchCRC MAIN SCI 20614435Textbook
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.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECR.GrahnCRC MAIN LRC 201
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABR.GrahnCRC MAIN SCI 20114537Textbook

BIOL 310    General Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ESLR 320 and ESLW 310, OR ESL 325 with a grade of C or better; OR eligibility for ENGRD 310 AND ENGWR 101.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
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. This course is intended for non-science majors. 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. Students interested in a general elective biology course are strongly advised to take either BIOL 300, BIOL 307, or BIOL 310 since some transfer institutions will provide credit for only one of the three courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.AptekarCRC MAIN LRC 104
T01:45PM-04:50PMLABR.AptekarCRC MAIN SCI 20614315Textbook
Th01:45PM-04:50PMLABR.AptekarCRC MAIN SCI 20614316Textbook
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 342    The New Plagues: New and Ancient Infectious Diseases Threatening World Health    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
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will cover general biological concepts and the epidemiology and pathology of selected pathogens such as prions, viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and helminthes threatening public health on a global scale. The course explores the influence of human behavior and activities on the emergence of new infectious agents and the re-emergence of ancient plagues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECJ.OliverCRC MAIN Online 14917Textbook
Online class.
This online course requires students to use Canvas, a Learning Management System. Students must have access to the Internet and Los Rios Gmail. You may access the course on-campus at the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or using your personal computer. If you have not taken an online course before, please consider taking HCD 320: Skills for Online Student Success. It can be taken concurrently with Biology 342. Browser and security settings along with other resources for Canvas users can be found at
http://hd.losrios.edu/hd/student/canvas/


BIOL 400    Principles of Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: Chem 400 or Chem 305 with a grade of "C" or better AND Intermediate Algebra (Math 120 or Math 125 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process)
Advisory: ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, or ESL 325 with a grade of "C" or better; or eligibility for ENGRD 310 AND ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
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. (C-ID BIOL 190; Part of C-ID BIOL 135S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECE.CarlisleCRC MAIN SCI 21514042Textbook
TTh09:40AM-12:45PMLABE.CarlisleCRC MAIN SCI 216
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.Oliver GraybillCRC MAIN SCI 21514040Textbook
MW01:30PM-04:35PMLABA.Oliver GraybillCRC MAIN SCI 216
 

TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 21514538Textbook
TTh02:10PM-05:15PMLABE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 216
 


BIOL 410    Principles of Botany    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, OR ESL 325 with a grade of C or better; OR eligibility for ENGRD 310 AND ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
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 field trip may be required. (C-ID BIOL 155; Part of C-ID BIOL 130S; Part of C-ID BIOL 135S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECC.DenekeCRC MAIN LRC 20114486Textbook
TTh01:50PM-04:55PMLABC.DenekeCRC MAIN SCI 108

BIOL 420    Principles of Zoology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, OR ESL 325 with a grade of C or better; OR eligibility for ENGRD 310 AND ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
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. A field trip may be required. (C-ID BIOL 150; Part of C-ID BIOL 130S; Part of C-ID BIOL 135S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECE.CarlisleCRC MAIN SCI 21514402Textbook
MW03:20PM-06:25PMLABE.CarlisleCRC 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; IGETC Area 5C
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. (Part of C-ID BIOL 115S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECT.CarmonaCRC MAIN SCI 21514063Textbook
MW09:30AM-12:35PMLABT.CarmonaCRC MAIN SCI 201
 

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECS.PollockCRC MAIN SCI 30815006Textbook
TTh09:30AM-12:35PMLABS.PollockCRC MAIN SCI 201
 

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.PattersonCRC MAIN SCI 11014065Textbook
TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABJ.PattersonCRC MAIN SCI 201
 

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECA.KaufmannCRC MAIN SCI 21514067Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABA.KaufmannCRC 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; IGETC Area 5C
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 cardiovascular, respiratory, lymphatic/immune, digestive, urinary, endocrine and reproductive systems. Both BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 must be taken to study all of the major organ systems. (Part of C-ID BIOL 115S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECT.CarmonaCRC MAIN SCI 21714069Textbook
TTh09:30AM-12:35PMLABT.CarmonaCRC MAIN SCI 217
 

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.PollockCRC MAIN SCI 21714527Textbook
MW01:30PM-04:35PMLABS.PollockCRC MAIN SCI 217
 

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECT.DrybreadCRC MAIN SCI 21714071Textbook
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABT.DrybreadCRC 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 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 308
MW10:30AM-12:35PMLABE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 20814398Textbook
MW01:05PM-03:10PMLABE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 20814488Textbook
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.
 

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.OliverCRC MAIN SCI 308
TTh12:00PM-02:05PMLABJ.OliverCRC MAIN SCI 20814049Textbook
TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLABJ.OliverCRC MAIN SCI 20819309Textbook
 

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECV.DunneCRC MAIN SCI 106
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLABV.DunneCRC MAIN SCI 20814530Textbook
TTh03:15PM-05:20PMLABV.DunneCRC MAIN SCI 20821313Textbook

BIOL 498    Work Experience in Biology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Biology.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:00PM-06:50PMLABA.AvalosCRC MAIN WIN 10621039Textbook
TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 21039Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 21040Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 30th, 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14716Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 4th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 21041Textbook
Online class. Enrollment Notice: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course with a C or better in a previous semester at CRC. Attendance is required at the on campus orientation: Friday, August 31st from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14899Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Monday, September 24th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 21042Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Wednesday, October 24th, 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM in WIN-106.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 17, 2018