Fall 2014 Class Schedule (FLC)



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CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 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
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be 16 and at least sophomores in high school. Minor aged students who are not legally emancipated must have their parent(s)/guardian review laboratory safety protocols prior to attending class.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces fundamental principles of chemistry including types of matter and physical states, physical and chemical transformations, chemical equations and stoichiometry, bonding, atomic and chemical structure, intermolecular forces, gas laws, solutions, colligative properties, acids and bases, nuclear chemistry, and includes a brief introduction of organic chemistry. It is primarily intended for general education and majors in allied health (nursing, dental hygiene, respiratory care), family and consumer science, physical education, physical therapy(*), psychology(*), natural resources(*). Chem 305 can also be used as a preparatory course prior to enrolling in Chem 400. Students will require approved safety goggles for this course. *May require CHEM 400.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 211           
T         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15172 
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Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15173 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        05:00PM-07:05PM LEC M.Abhyankar          FLC MAIN FL2 211           
M         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB M.Abhyankar          FLC MAIN FL2 107         15175 Textbook
W         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB M.Abhyankar          FLC MAIN FL2 107         15176 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC M.Mahoney            Off Campus RCC 15        15794 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB D.Swanson            FLC MAIN FL2 107           
This class is a lecture and lab class, with lecture at the Rancho Cordova Center (RCC) on Monday and Wednesday mornings, and the lab at the Main Campus in Folsom on Friday mornings.

TTh       12:00PM-02:05PM LEC L.Bria               El Dorado EDC A109         
T         02:30PM-05:35PM LAB L.Bria               El Dorado EDC A104       15178 Textbook
Th        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB L.Bria               El Dorado EDC A104       15179 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        05:25PM-07:30PM LEC T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A105         
M         07:35PM-10:40PM LAB T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A104       15399 Textbook
W         07:45PM-10:50PM LAB T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A104       15400 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.


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
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be at least 16 and sophomores in high school. Minor aged students who are not legally emancipated require their parent(s)/guardian review laboratory safety protocols prior to attending class.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the second semester of General, Organic and Biological chemistry (a continuation of Chemistry 305). This course is intended for students majoring in the Allied Health fields (nursing B.S.N degree), and dental hygiene). This course introduces students to the structure and function, as well as the physical and chemical properties of organic molecules. Emphasis is on the specific functional groups found in carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids, the types of reactions they undergo and their relevancy to human physiology and health. Students will require approved safety goggles for this course. Approved Safety Goggles, several pairs of disposable gloves. A lab coat or apron is advised but optional.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC B.Dao                FLC MAIN FL2 211           
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB B.Dao                FLC MAIN FL2 109         15196 
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F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB B.Dao                FLC MAIN FL2 109         15197 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.


CHEM 400    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 300, CHEM 305 or CHEM 310 (taken at any Los Rios College) with a grade of "C" or better; or one year in High School Chemistry with a lab earning a grade of "C" or better; and MATH 120.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; 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 is a general college chemistry course intended for students majoring in the scientific disciplines including chemistry, biology, nutrition, physics, geology and engineering. This course emphasizes the fundamental principles of chemistry. Topics include chemical measurement; physical and chemical processes; nomenclature; stoichiometry; atomic structure; quantum theory; molecular structure; bonding theory; physical properties of gases, liquids, and solids; thermochemistry; and properties of solutions. Students are required to purchase indirect vent safety goggles, closed toe shoes, and a bound quad-ruled notebook for the laboratory.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Porter             FLC MAIN FL2 212           
TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB R.Porter             FLC MAIN FL2 109         15165 
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TTh       01:45PM-04:50PM LAB C.Bass               FLC MAIN FL2 109         15166 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC J.Stark              FLC MAIN FL2 211         15428 Textbook
TTh       06:45PM-09:50PM LAB J.Stark              FLC MAIN FL2 109           
MW        12:10PM-01:30PM LEC S.Hay                El Dorado EDC A105       15167 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-04:45PM LAB S.Hay                El Dorado EDC A104         


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; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of the two-semester series in general college chemistry. CHEM 401 is intended for students majoring in the scientific disciplines including chemistry, biology, physics, and geology. Topics presented in the course include kinetics, equilibrium, acid/base chemistry, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and coordination chemistry. A brief introduction to Organic Chemistry is included. Laboratory experiments include qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC M.Samples            FLC MAIN FL2 211           
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Samples            FLC MAIN FL2 109         15170 
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MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Samples            FLC MAIN FL2 109         15430 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.


CHEM 420    Organic Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 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
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is a lecture/laboratory course designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of organic chemistry. This course is designed for science majors, pre-med, pre-dental, and pre-pharmacy majors. Lecture topics will include acid/base chemistry, pushing electrons, organic nomenclature, alkane chemistry, alkene chemistry, alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, physical properties of alkanes and cycloalkanes, SN1, SN2, E1, E2 mechanisms. Laboratory work will include characterization of organic molecules using modern analytical instrumentation such as (GC, GC/MS, NMR, FTIR, polarimetry, and HPLC) and the measurement of their physical properties. Separation and purification of organic compounds will also be covered in the lab section; these techniques include distillation, recrystallization, preparative chromatography, liquid-liquid extraction and thin-layer chromatography. This course requires that students purchase additional supplies such as a Gas Chromatography micro-syringe and safety goggles. Students will need to purchase a lab journal to record students experimental information. Students will also need to check with the instructor for supplemental lab supplies that may not be provided during check-in.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 157           
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15181 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15182 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.


CHEM 421    Organic Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 420 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
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a lecture-laboratory course that is a continuation of Chemistry 420. This course concludes an introduction to organic chemistry. This course is designed for science majors, pre-med, pre-dental, and pre-pharmacy majors. Lecture topics include the chemistry of ethers, epoxides, conjugated dienes, aromatic compounds, carbonyl compounds, enolate condensation, amines, phenols, polymerization reactions, and selected biologically important compounds. The course also includes continued application of spectroscopic methods (IR, NMR, UV-vis and MS) applied to organic chemistry. Laboratory emphasis is on synthesis of organic compounds. Experiments include the preparation, isolation, quantitation, purification, identification and mechanism elucidation of molecules synthsized. Students will continue to expand their ability to operate and utilize a variety of modern chemical instrumentation - gas chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography, fourier transform - infrared spectroscopy, and gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Foster             FLC MAIN FL2 207           
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB T.Foster             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15432 
Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Foster             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15535 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015