Spring 2019 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, Jan 19-May 22

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECM.AlyElk Grove EGA 11015549Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECM.AlyElk Grove EGA 20615373Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.
 

TBATBALECJ.TrenchCRC MAIN Online 14746Textbook
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 the course on-campus at the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204. If you have not taken an online course before, please consider taking HCD 320: Skills for Online Student Success. It can be take 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/

TBATBALECA.KaufmannCRC MAIN Online 21420Textbook
Online class.


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, Jan 19-May 22

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.PattersonCRC MAIN SCI 106
M01:30PM-04:55PMLABJ.PattersonCRC MAIN SCI 21714697Textbook
W01:30PM-04:35PMLABJ.PattersonCRC MAIN SCI 21714841Textbook
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-06:50PMLECA.HicksCRC MAIN SCI 21714698Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABA.HicksCRC MAIN SCI 217

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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECE.HansenCRC MAIN LRC 20115189TextbookFree Digital Book
 

TTh02:00PM-03:20PMLECV.DunneElk Grove EGA 20515509TextbookFree Digital Book
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECC.GruhnElk Grove EGA 11015374TextbookFree Digital Book
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

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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. If you have not taken an online course before, please consider taking HCD 320: Skills for Online Student Success. It can be take 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/

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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. If you have not taken an online course before, please consider taking HCD 320: Skills for Online Student Success. It can be take 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, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.TrenchCRC MAIN SCI 106
M12:30PM-03:45PMLABJ.TrenchCRC MAIN SCI 20614936Textbook
W12:30PM-03:35PMLABJ.TrenchCRC MAIN SCI 20614942Textbook
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 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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.AptekarCRC MAIN LRC 104
T01:45PM-04:50PMLABR.AptekarCRC MAIN SCI 20614690Textbook
Th01:45PM-04:50PMLABR.AptekarCRC MAIN SCI 20614691Textbook
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.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECR.GrahnCRC MAIN SCI 11014842Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:35PMLABR.GrahnCRC MAIN SCI 206

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, Jan 19-May 22

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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, Jan 19-May 22

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECA.Oliver GraybillCRC MAIN SCI 30914466Textbook
MW01:50PM-05:05PMLABA.Oliver GraybillCRC MAIN SCI 216
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 30814824Textbook
TTh01:50PM-05:00PMLABE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 216
 

TTh02:00PM-03:20PMLECE.CarlisleElk Grove EGA 21015658Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

MW08:00AM-11:05AMLABE.CarlisleCRC MAIN SCI 216
This lab is held at the Main Campus


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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECC.DenekeCRC MAIN SCI 21514801Textbook
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, Jan 19-May 22

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECE.CarlisleCRC MAIN SCI 10914747Textbook
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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECT.CarmonaCRC MAIN SCI 11014480Textbook
TTh09:30AM-12:35PMLABT.CarmonaCRC MAIN SCI 201
 

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.PollockCRC MAIN SCI 10814482Textbook
MW01:30PM-04:35PMLABS.PollockCRC MAIN SCI 201
 

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.PattersonCRC MAIN SCI 10615908Textbook
 

TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABJ.PattersonCRC MAIN SCI 201
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECT.DrybreadCRC MAIN SCI 21514844Textbook
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABT.DrybreadCRC 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, Jan 19-May 22

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECT.CarmonaCRC MAIN SCI 21714484Textbook
MW09:30AM-12:35PMLABT.CarmonaCRC MAIN SCI 217
TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECS.PollockCRC MAIN SCI 21715910Textbook
TTh09:30AM-12:35PMLABS.PollockCRC MAIN SCI 217
 

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.PalacioCRC MAIN SCI 21514486Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABS.PalacioCRC 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; IGETC Area 5C
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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.OliverCRC MAIN SCI 308
TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLABJ.OliverCRC MAIN SCI 20814937Textbook
MW10:30AM-12:35PMLABJ.OliverCRC MAIN SCI 20820402Textbook
TTh12:00PM-02:05PMLABJ.OliverCRC MAIN SCI 20814938Textbook
Three 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.

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 30915076Textbook
MW03:00PM-05:05PMLABE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 208
 

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECV.DunneCRC MAIN SCI 308
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLABV.DunneCRC MAIN SCI 20814846Textbook

BIOL 485    Honors Seminar in Genetics    3 Units

Same As: HONOR 385
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers honors students the opportunity to study, critique, and discuss advanced topics in genetics such as genetically modified foods, whole-genome rapid sequencing, gene therapies for human disease, and a variety of reproductive technologies. Furthermore, this course includes the study of Mendelian inheritance, the roles of chromosomes and genes in human disease, how genes direct development, the relationship between genes, environment and behavior, and the contribution of genes to human diversity. Students will engage with each other to discuss ethical, legal and social issues during class discussions, and analyze scientific literature in written reports. Enrollment is limited to Honors students. Details about the Honors Program can be found in the Catalog and on the CRC website. This course is the same as HONOR 385. This course, under either name, may be taken a total of one time for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.NeffCRC MAIN SCI 10815880Textbook
If this course is full please see HONOR 385. This course is offered under two different names. Space may still be available under the other name, HONOR 385.


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, Jan 19-May 22

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Online class. Required attendance at one of the following on-campus orientations:
Friday, January 25th, 9:00 - 11:15 AM
Friday, January 25th, 11:45 AM - 2 PM
Monday, January 28th, 6:30 - 8:45 PM
All orientations will be held in WIN 106 on the CRC main campus. 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, Mar 05-May 22

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Online class. Required attendance at the on-campus Orientation: Tuesday, March 5th from 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM in WIN 102 on the CRC Main Campus. 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.
 

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: January 18, 2019