Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14
T         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15580 
Textbook
Th        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15581 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 T.Hilger-Estrada     FLC MAIN FL2 211           
M         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     FLC MAIN FL2 107         15583 Textbook
W         07:15PM-10:20PM LAB T.Hilger-Estrada     FLC MAIN FL2 107         15584 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        07:15AM-09:20AM LEC L.Bria               Rancho RCC1 210            
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB L.Bria               FLC MAIN FL2 107         16032 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:15PM LAB S.Dey                FLC MAIN FL2 107         16318 Textbook
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 Fridays. There are two lab options, and students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. The lab options are Fridays 9:00am-12:15am (Section #16032) and Fridays 1:00pm-4:15pm (Section #16318). Students in both labs attend the same lecture at RCC.

MW        12:00PM-02:05PM LEC T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A109         
M         02:15PM-05:20PM LAB T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A104       15586 Textbook
W         02:15PM-05:20PM LAB T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A104       15587 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

W         07:40PM-10:45PM LAB J.Stark              El Dorado EDC A104       15764 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 211           
MW        05:25PM-07:30PM LEC J.Stark              El Dorado EDC A105         
M         07:40PM-10:45PM LAB J.Stark              El Dorado EDC A104       15763 Textbook


CHEM 400    General Chemistry I    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 first semester 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. (C-ID CHEM 110; Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC D.Green              FLC MAIN FL2 211           
MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB D.Green              FLC MAIN FL2 109         15573 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB D.Green              FLC MAIN FL2 109         15574 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Tolopilo           FLC MAIN FL2 211           
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB J.Tolopilo           FLC MAIN FL2 109         15785 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB M.Mahoney            FLC MAIN FL2 109         16153 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

TTh       12:10PM-01:30PM LEC D.Green              El Dorado EDC A105       15575 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-04:45PM LAB D.Green              El Dorado EDC A104         


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
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of the two-semester series in general college chemistry, General Chemistry I (Chem 400) and General Chemistry II (Chem 401). 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. (Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Mahoney            FLC MAIN FL2 207           
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Mahoney            FLC MAIN FL2 109         15578 
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TTh       03:00PM-06:05PM LAB M.Mahoney            FLC MAIN FL2 109         15786 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Samples            FLC MAIN FL2 211         19327 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB M.Samples            FLC MAIN FL2 109           


CHEM 420    Organic Chemistry I    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. (C-ID CHEM 150; Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:45PM-02:05PM LEC C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL1 207           
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15589 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15590 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.



CHEM 421    Organic Chemistry II    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 and is a continuation of Chemistry 420, Organic Chemistry I, thereby concluding a one year introduction to organic chemistry. This course is designed for science majors, pre-medical, pre-dental, and pre-pharmacy majors. Topics covered include the chemistry of ethers, epoxides, conjugated dienes, aromatic compounds, carbonyl compounds, enolate condensation, amines, phenols, condensation-polymerization reactions, and the chemistry of selected biologically important compounds such as proteins, lipids and carbohydrates. The course also includes continued application of spectroscopic methods (IR, NMR (theory and practice), and MS) applied to organic chemistry. Laboratory emphasis is on synthesis of organic compounds and their work-up and analysis. Experiments include the preparation, isolation, quantitation, purification, identification and mechanism elucidation of the molecules synthesized. 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, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, and polarimetry. Students must purchase instructor produced supplements; Study guide for the approved lecture text; Stitch-bound, page-numbered laboratory notebook(s); model kit; American Chemical Society Study Guide for Organic Chemistry, approved safety goggles, gloves, gas chromatography syringe. a pair of approved safety goggles. (Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Foster             FLC MAIN FL2 157         15787 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-06:05PM LAB T.Foster             FLC MAIN FL2 107           


CHEM 498    Work Experience in Chemistry    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Chemistry. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LAB J.White              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16407 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16406 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16408 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16409 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2017