Spring 2012 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Symes              CRC MAIN LRC 105           
W         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 408         14638 
Textbook
M         12:00PM-03:15PM LAB J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 408         15131 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.
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Reece              CRC MAIN LRC 104           
T         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Reece              CRC MAIN SCI 408         15490 Textbook
Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Reece              CRC MAIN SCI 408         15491 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.
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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.


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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-02:05PM LEC J.Wong               CRC MAIN LRC 201           
W         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Reece              CRC MAIN SCI 408         14745 
Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.

TTh       08:15AM-10:20AM LEC J.Wong               CRC MAIN SCI 308         14939 Textbook
T         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.Wong               CRC MAIN SCI 408           
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. Most homework and quizzes will be 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.

TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC D.Swanson            CRC MAIN SCI 308           
T         07:10PM-10:15PM LAB D.Swanson            CRC MAIN SCI 408         14747 Textbook
Th        07:10PM-10:15PM LAB D.Swanson            CRC MAIN SCI 408         14748 Textbook
Two Labs are associated with the Tuesday/Thursday evening Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.


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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-02:05PM LEC D.Hodapp             CRC MAIN SCI 106           
Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB D.Hodapp             CRC MAIN SCI 414         14941 
Textbook
T         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB D.Hodapp             CRC MAIN SCI 414         15122 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.
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN LRC 105           
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 405         14301 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 405         14690 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 110           
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 405         15708 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Cash               CRC MAIN SCI 405         19674 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.

TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB F.Hoang              CRC MAIN SCI 405         19674 Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Symes              CRC MAIN LRC 201           
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.Symes              CRC MAIN SCI 406         14303 
Textbook
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. Most homework and 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 109         14942 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB C.Emetarom           CRC MAIN SCI 406           
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. Most homework and 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.


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 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, Capillary GC) as well as traditional techniques such as distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, recrystallization, column chromatography, and thin-layer chromatography.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 215         19675 
Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-09:35PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 414           
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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.


CHEM 421    Organic Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 215           
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 414         14945 
Textbook
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB S.Lee                CRC MAIN SCI 414         15317 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.
This class has a computer component. Students must have access to an Internet connection and have an e-mail account. Most 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.
Students may need goggles for their first Chemistry lab.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012