Fall 2018 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.
General Education: CSU Area B1 (effective Fall 2018); CSU Area B3 (effective Fall 2018); IGETC Area 5A (effective Fall 2018); IGETC Area 5C (effective Fall 2018)
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 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.McDowellCRC MAIN LRC 201
M08:30AM-11:45AMLABS.McDowellCRC MAIN SCI 40814698Textbook
W08:30AM-11:35AMLABS.McDowellCRC MAIN SCI 40814699Textbook
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.

TTh11:00AM-12:20PMLECR.EffiongElk Grove EGA 205
F08:30AM-11:50AMLABR.EffiongCRC MAIN SCI 40615174Textbook
F12:00PM-03:20PMLABR.EffiongCRC MAIN SCI 40615175Textbook
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 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECTBACRC MAIN SCI 308
T01:30PM-04:35PMLABTBACRC MAIN SCI 40821311Textbook
Th01:30PM-04:35PMLABTBACRC MAIN SCI 40821312Textbook
MW08:30AM-10:35AMLECC.BassElk Grove EGA 206
M12:00PM-03:20PMLABC.BassCRC MAIN SCI 40814405Textbook
F08:30AM-11:50AMLABM.KnudsenCRC MAIN SCI 40814406Textbook
W12:00PM-03:05PMLABR.EffiongCRC MAIN SCI 40815022Textbook
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.

TTh02:15PM-04:20PMLECR.PandeyElk Grove EGA 206
T10:15AM-01:20PMLABR.PandeyCRC MAIN SCI 40815267Textbook
Th10:15AM-01:20PMLABR.PandeyCRC MAIN SCI 40815268Textbook
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.

TTh05:00PM-07:05PMLECA.BeamerCRC MAIN SCI 308
Th07:20PM-10:25PMLABA.BeamerCRC MAIN SCI 40815161Textbook
T07:20PM-10:25PMLABA.BeamerCRC MAIN SCI 40815162Textbook
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 25-Dec 20

MW05:00PM-07:05PMLECM.KnudsenCRC MAIN SCI 308
W07:20PM-10:25PMLABM.KnudsenCRC MAIN SCI 41414701Textbook
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 25-Dec 20

TTh10:15AM-12:20PMLECC.EmetaromCRC MAIN SCI 414
TTh08:30AM-09:50AMLABC.EmetaromCRC MAIN SCI 40814943Textbook
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 25-Dec 20

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECM.RussellCRC MAIN SCI 106
MW01:30PM-04:35PMLABM.RussellCRC MAIN SCI 40514362Textbook
MW09:00AM-12:05PMLABM.RussellCRC MAIN SCI 40514726Textbook
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.

TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECM.RussellElk Grove EGA 21115165Textbook
TTh10:00AM-01:05PMLABM.RussellCRC 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.

TTh05:00PM-06:25PMLECS.McDowellCRC MAIN SCI 110
TTh06:30PM-09:35PMLABS.McDowellCRC MAIN SCI 40514073Textbook
TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABS.McDowellCRC MAIN SCI 40515274Textbook
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.


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 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECC.EmetaromCRC MAIN LRC 105
MW01:30PM-04:35PMLABC.EmetaromCRC MAIN SCI 40614750Textbook
MW08:30AM-11:35AMLABC.EmetaromCRC MAIN SCI 40614526Textbook
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.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECF.HoangCRC MAIN SCI 10914774Textbook
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABF.HoangCRC 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 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.ReeseCRC MAIN SCI 106
MW08:30AM-11:35AMLABS.ReeseCRC MAIN SCI 41414076Textbook
MW01:30PM-04:35PMLABS.ReeseCRC MAIN SCI 41414604Textbook
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 25-Dec 20

TTh05:00PM-06:20PMLECS.ReeseCRC MAIN SCI 306
TTh06:30PM-09:35PMLABS.ReeseCRC MAIN SCI 41415188Textbook
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 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 17, 2018