Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Kaufmann           CRC MAIN SCI 110         14697 
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MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC N.Tuato'o-Bartley    Elk Grove EGA 110        15077 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Trench             CRC MAIN Online          14361 Textbook
Online class.
For more information go to www.crc.losrios.edu/de
This is an online course that uses Desire2Learn. Three required on-campus meetings (on Tuesdays):
September 27, 2016 7:00-9:00pm SCI 109 (Test 1)
November 1, 2016 7:00-9:00pm SCI 109 (Test 2)
December 6, 2016 7:00-9:00pm SCI 109 (Test 3)
Biology 100 is designed as a non-transferable course for the Health Information Technology, Pharmacy Technology, and Medical Assisting Programs. Students are required to have access to an internet connection and a Los Rios Gmail account. To take this class, you may also use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204. If you have not taken an online course before, consider HCD 320; Skills for Online Student Success. It can be taken concurrently with Biology 100. Browser and security settings and other resources for Desire2Learn users can be found at https://d2lresources.losrios.edu/


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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Patterson          CRC MAIN LRC 105           
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB J.Patterson          CRC MAIN SCI 201         14283 
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M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB J.Patterson          CRC MAIN SCI 201         14704 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: 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Trench             CRC MAIN LRC 105         15250 
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MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC R.Aptekar            CRC MAIN T 115           20393 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC R.Grahn              Elk Grove EGA 110        15454 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Grahn              Elk Grove EGA 110        15078 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Trench             CRC MAIN Online          14976 Textbook
Online class.
This is an online course that uses Desire2Learn. Three required on-campus meeting (on Thursdays):
September 28, 2016 7:00-9:00pm SCI 110 (Test 1)
November 9, 2016 7:00-9:00pm SCI 110 (Test 2)
December 7, 2016 7:00-9:00pm SCI 110 (Final Exam)
Students must have access to the Internet and a Los Rios Gmail account. To take this class, you may also use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204. If you have not taken an online course before, consider taking HCD 320: Skills for Online Student Success. It can be take concurrently with Biology 300. Browser and security settings and other resources for Desire2Learn users can be found at


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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Trench             CRC MAIN SCI 110           
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB J.Trench             CRC MAIN SCI 206         14003 
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W         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB J.Trench             CRC MAIN SCI 206         14396 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 N.Tuato'o-Bartley    CRC MAIN LRC 201           
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB N.Tuato'o-Bartley    CRC MAIN SCI 206         14503 Textbook


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 19-Dec 14
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Aptekar            CRC MAIN LRC 104           
T         01:45PM-04:50PM LAB R.Aptekar            CRC MAIN SCI 206         14270 
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Th        01:45PM-04:50PM LAB R.Aptekar            CRC MAIN SCI 206         14271 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 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Oliver             CRC MAIN SCI 206         14935 
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BIOL 350    Environmental 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
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 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Nichols            CRC MAIN SCI 109         14759 
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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 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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Oliver Graybill    CRC MAIN SCI 215         13980 
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MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB A.Oliver Graybill    CRC MAIN SCI 216           
 

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 215         14504 Textbook
TTh       02:10PM-05:15PM LAB E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 216           
 

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC E.Carlisle           CRC MAIN SCI 215         13983 Textbook
TTh       09:40AM-12:45PM LAB E.Carlisle           CRC MAIN SCI 216           
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Aptekar            CRC MAIN SCI 216         20388 Textbook
MW        09:40AM-12:45PM LAB R.Aptekar            CRC 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Deneke             CRC MAIN LRC 201         14450 
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TTh       01:50PM-04:55PM LAB C.Deneke             CRC 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 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Carlisle           CRC MAIN SCI 215         14362 
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MW        03:20PM-06:25PM LAB E.Carlisle           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; 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 19-Dec 14
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC T.Carmona            CRC MAIN SCI 215         14004 
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MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB T.Carmona            CRC MAIN SCI 201           
 

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Patterson          CRC MAIN SCI 110         14006 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB J.Patterson          CRC MAIN SCI 201           
 

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC S.Pollock            CRC MAIN SCI 308         15041 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB S.Pollock            CRC MAIN SCI 201           
 

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Drybread           CRC MAIN SCI 215         14008 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Drybread           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; 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC T.Carmona            CRC MAIN SCI 217         14010 
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TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB T.Carmona            CRC MAIN SCI 217           
 

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Pollock            CRC MAIN SCI 217         14493 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Pollock            CRC MAIN SCI 217           
 

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC K.Keane              CRC MAIN SCI 217         14012 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Keane              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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Oliver             CRC MAIN SCI 206         13989 
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TTh       12:00PM-02:05PM LAB J.Oliver             CRC MAIN SCI 208           
 

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 308           
MW        10:30AM-12:35PM LAB E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 208         14358 Textbook
MW        01:05PM-03:10PM LAB E.Neff               CRC MAIN SCI 208         14452 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 V.Dunne              CRC MAIN SCI 201         14495 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-09:05PM LAB V.Dunne              CRC MAIN SCI 208           


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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14701 
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Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 25th, 9:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.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
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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14915 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 19th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-104
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.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
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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017