Spring 2017 Class Schedule (FLC)



Back to Previous Page

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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 211           
M         08:30AM-11:45AM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15954 
Textbook
W         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15955 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC L.Bria               FLC MAIN FL2 211           
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB L.Bria               FLC MAIN FL2 107         15957 Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB L.Bria               FLC MAIN FL2 107         15958 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 J.Oswald             Rancho RCC1 210            
This class meets at RCC on Mondays and Wednesdays for lecture and at FLC-main on Fridays for lab. Please enroll in lab section #16444 OR #19366.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.Oswald             FLC MAIN FL2 107         16444 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB J.Oswald             FLC MAIN FL2 107         19366 Textbook
This class meets at RCC on Mondays and Wednesdays for lecture and at FLC-Main on Fridays for lab.
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC W.Hawkes             El Dorado EDC A101       15959 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB W.Hawkes             El Dorado EDC A104         



TBA       12:00AM-12:00AM LAB W.Hawkes              TBA TBA                   
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

TTh       12:00PM-02:05PM LEC T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A109         
T         02:15PM-05:20PM LAB T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A104       16600 Textbook
Th        02:15PM-05:20PM LAB T.Foster             El Dorado EDC A104       19367 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        05:20PM-07:25PM LEC J.Stark              El Dorado EDC A105         
M         07:35PM-10:50PM LAB J.Stark              El Dorado EDC A104       15963 Textbook
W         07:35PM-10:40PM LAB J.Stark              El Dorado EDC A104       15964 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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC W.Sughrue            El Dorado EDC A109       16010 
Textbook
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LAB W.Sughrue            El Dorado EDC A104         


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. (C-ID CHEM 110; Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC M.Mahoney            FLC MAIN FL2 207           
MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB H.Poorjahanshah      FLC MAIN FL2 109         19369 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB M.Mahoney            FLC MAIN FL2 109         15966 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 D.Green              FLC MAIN FL2 211           
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB D.Green              FLC MAIN FL2 109         15968 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB H.Poorjahanshah      FLC MAIN FL2 109         20320 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.


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. (Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Samples            FLC MAIN FL2 211           
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Samples            FLC MAIN FL2 109         16009 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-06:05PM LAB M.Mahoney            FLC MAIN FL2 109         16017 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.

MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC M.Samples            El Dorado EDC A109       15969 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Samples            El Dorado EDC A104         


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. (C-ID CHEM 150; Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.Foster             FLC MAIN FL2 211           
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB T.Foster             FLC MAIN FL2 107         15972 
Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Mahoney            FLC MAIN FL2 107         15973 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 and is a continuation of Chemistry 420 thereby concluding an 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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Oberth             FLC MAIN FL2 209         15974 
Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB C.Oberth             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, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19694 
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, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19695 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    19696 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     19697 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.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 9, 2017