Fall 2017 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. (C-ID CHEM 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.McDowell           CRC MAIN LRC 201           
M         08:30AM-11:45AM LAB S.McDowell           CRC MAIN SCI 408         14680 
Textbook
W         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB S.McDowell           CRC MAIN SCI 408         14681 Textbook
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
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 for Chem 300. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Knudsen            Elk Grove EGA 205          
F         08:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Bass               CRC MAIN SCI 406         15232 Textbook
F         12:00PM-03:15PM LAB C.Bass               CRC MAIN SCI 406         15233 Textbook
Lecture is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
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.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required for Chem 300. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.


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; IGETC Area 5C
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. (C-ID CHEM 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:15AM-12:20PM LEC A.Beamer             CRC MAIN SCI 308           
T         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB A.Beamer             CRC MAIN SCI 408         20324 
Textbook
Th        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB A.Beamer             CRC MAIN SCI 408         20325 Textbook
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC S.Lee                Elk Grove EGA 206          
M         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 408         14365 Textbook
F         08:30AM-11:50AM LAB W.Shewa              CRC MAIN SCI 408         14366 Textbook
W         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 408         15060 Textbook
Lecture is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
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.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required for Chem 305. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.

TTh       02:15PM-04:20PM LEC S.Lee                Elk Grove EGA 206          
T         10:15AM-01:20PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 408         15382 Textbook
Th        10:15AM-01:20PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 408         15383 Textbook
Lecture is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
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.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required for Chem 305. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.

TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC R.Pandey             CRC MAIN SCI 308           
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB R.Pandey             CRC MAIN SCI 408         15219 Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB R.Pandey             CRC MAIN SCI 408         15220 Textbook
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
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.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required for Chem 305. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.


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; IGETC Area 5C
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. (C-ID CHEM 102)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        05:00PM-07:05PM LEC M.Knudsen            CRC MAIN SCI 308           
W         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.Knudsen            CRC MAIN SCI 414         14683 
Textbook
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required for Chem 306. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.


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 UC/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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:15AM-12:20PM LEC C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 108           
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 408         14964 
Textbook
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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.


CHEM 400    General Chemistry I    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; IGETC Area 5C
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; Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Russell            CRC MAIN SCI 106           
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB M.Russell            CRC MAIN SCI 405         14320 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Russell            CRC MAIN SCI 405         14712 Textbook
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
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 for Chem 400. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Russell            Elk Grove EGA 211        15223 Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-01:05PM LAB M.Russell            CRC MAIN SCI 405           
Lecture is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required for Chem 400. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.

TTh       05:00PM-06:25PM LEC S.McDowell           CRC MAIN SCI 110           
TTh       06:30PM-09:35PM LAB S.McDowell           CRC MAIN SCI 405         14014 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.McDowell           CRC MAIN SCI 405         15389 Textbook
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
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.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required for Chem 400. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.

MW        05:00PM-06:25PM LEC R.Pandey             CRC MAIN SCI 110         20394 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-09:35PM LAB R.Pandey             CRC MAIN SCI 405           


CHEM 401    General Chemistry II    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
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. (Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN LRC 105           
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 406         14739 
Textbook
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 406         14492 Textbook
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
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 for Chem 401. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 109         14764 Textbook
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 for Chem 401. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.


CHEM 420    Organic Chemistry I    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
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; Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 106           
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 414         14017 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 414         14575 Textbook
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
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 for Chem 420. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.


CHEM 421    Organic Chemistry II    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
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. (Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 306           
TTh       06:30PM-09:35PM LAB S.Reese              CRC MAIN SCI 414         15252 
Textbook
All homework and some quizzes are completed online.
Chemical splash-proof goggles that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard are required for Chem 421. 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 at https://www.crc.losrios.edu/areas/sme/chem.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017