Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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BIOL 100    Introduction to Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AH 110, ENGRD 110 or ESLR 320, and ENGWR 50 or ESLW 310 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a lecture course required for students entering the licensed vocational nursing and occupational therapy assistant programs. It is designed for students having little or no background in the biological sciences. The course is also open to any students wishing to fulfill their Natural Science general education requirement for the AA/AS degree, or AA/AS degree general education requirement, or those intending to pursue studies in the biological sciences who need to strengthen or develop a vocabulary in human anatomy and physiology.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MW        01:00PM-04:10PM LEC B.Gillespie          SCC MAIN MOH 31          30224 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30224 - as of 08/10/11
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC M.Keller             SCC MAIN LIH 205         30233 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30233 - as of 08/12/11
On-Campus

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Greenwell          SCC MAIN LIH 205         26316 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Greenwell          SCC MAIN LIH 103         25652 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC A.Thomas             SCC MAIN LIH 103         29746 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 29746 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus

TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC P.deGennaro          Davis Cntr Davis 102     26242 Textbook
MW        05:40PM-07:00PM LEC M.Keller             Davis Cntr Davis 103     29015 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Sarte              West Sac WSC 114         26914 Textbook
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC B.Gillespie          West Sac WSC 219         29511 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TTh       10:40AM-12:00PM LEC A.Greenwell          SCC MAIN LRC 120         25650 Textbook
Interactive Television Class. Meets T Th, 10:40 am - 12:00 noon in LRC 120, On-Campus. Broadcasts on channel 15.
Mandatory Orientation: August 23, 2011 from 10:40 am - 12:00 noon in LRC 120. Students will be required to complete four exams and the final on-campus. Dates and location will be provided at the orientation.



BIOL 290    Science Skills and Applications    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Current enrollment in a science course.
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: This course offers individualized instructional modules designed to acquire or improve reading skills in the various science classes. A partial list of skills may include the following: textbook comprehension, principle of learning and retention, note taking, annotating, discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test taking, and problem solving. Registration is open through the ninth week of the semester. To begin the course any later than that week would not permit completion of course material. This course may be taken four times for credit and is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB P.deGennaro          SCC MAIN LIH 115         27470 
Textbook
Meets in Room 115 in Lillard Hall.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LAB P.deGennaro          SCC MAIN LIH 115         30319 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30319 - as of 09/01/11
Meets in Room 115 in Lillard Hall.
On-Campus



BIOL 305    Natural History    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course is a survey of ecosystems in California with a special emphasis on the relationships between the species, adaptations of those species to their environment, and general ecological concepts. Students will explore the environment and diversity of organisms occurring in our geographical area but will be able to apply this knowledge to other areas as well. Attendance on a minimum of one field trip is required. The course is designed for the non-science major.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Wyatt              SCC MAIN LIH 103         24050 
Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC S.James              SCC MAIN LIH 103         24056 Textbook
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M         09:30AM-12:45PM LAB S.James              SCC MAIN LIH 109           
Class Number for Laboratory above: 24052

M         02:00PM-05:15PM LAB S.James              SCC MAIN LIH 109           
Class Number for Laboratory above: 25924

T         12:30PM-03:35PM LAB S.Graves             SCC MAIN LIH 109           
Class Number for Laboratory above: 24054

T         05:30PM-08:35PM LAB E.Verdi              SCC MAIN LIH 109           
Class Number for Laboratory above: 24058

Students must enroll in both a lecture and laboratory section. Choose one lecture from the two listed and one lab from the four listed.
On-Campus



BIOL 308    Contemporary Biology    3 Units

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 is a survey of biological science intended to equip the student to think and act intelligently with respect to contemporary issues in biology. Biological topics are introduced in a framework of natural selection. The course is for those not intending to major in biological sciences, particularly liberal studies majors. Genetics is a significant focus of the course, as are origin of cellular life, cellular physiology, and diversity of organisms. A laboratory illustrating the principles introduced is offered as an optional accompanying course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Serafini           SCC MAIN LIH 205         23540 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC R.Roffey             SCC MAIN LIH 205         25654 Textbook
On-Campus



BIOL 309    Contemporary Biology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: BIOL 308
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an optional laboratory accompaniment to BIOL 308. The sessions will illustrate biological phenomena and their relationship to contemporary concerns and discoveries in biology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB S.Graves             SCC MAIN LIH 109         25656 
Textbook
Th        04:00PM-07:05PM LAB E.Wagner             SCC MAIN LIH 109         26186 Textbook
On-Campus

W         04:00PM-07:05PM LAB E.Wagner             SCC MAIN LIH 109         30175 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30175 - as of 08/01/11
On-Campus



BIOL 342    The New Plagues: New and Ancient Infectious Diseases Threatening World Health    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will explore the biology, epidemiology, and pathology of selected pathogenic prions, viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and helminthes threatening public health worldwide. The course will also explore how human behavior and human activities have catalyzed the emergence of new infectious diseases and re-emergence of ancient plagues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC V.Meyer              SCC MAIN LIH 205         25926 
Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Carberry-Goh       Davis Cntr Davis 102     26202 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC G.Holland            West Sac WSC 221         27472 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



BIOL 350    Environmental Biology    3 Units

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 is a discussion of basic ecological processes as a basis for understanding environmental problems and formulating strategies for their solution. Basic biological and ecological principles are discussed in relation to environmental disruptions. Human interactions with the environment and their meaning for animals and plants are examined. One field trip is required for this course.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MW        01:30PM-04:40PM LEC D.Wyatt              West Sac WSC 219         26940 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Wyatt              SCC MAIN LIH 103         24060 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC S.James              SCC MAIN LIH 103         26326 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC S.James              SCC MAIN LIH 103         24062 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC S.Graves             SCC MAIN LIH 103         29742 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 29742 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus

MW        07:10PM-08:30PM LEC D.Carney             Davis Cntr Davis 103     25044 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

F         09:00AM-12:20PM LEC D.Carney             West Sac WSC 324         30225 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30225 - as of 08/10/11
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



BIOL 362    Field Methods in Ecology    3 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 305 and BIOL 320 or equivalent college-level courses with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to methods for sampling and studying of a variety of organisms in the field with a particular emphasis on the vegetation, fish, and wildlife of the area. The goals are to gain experience and develop skills in the following areas: identification of plants and animals, first-hand knowledge of a wide array of organism life histories, quantitative field research techniques and procedures applicable to plants and animals, and recording of data and observations in a field notebook. Required field trips (approximately 10) are to local habitats and focus on seasonally relevant events and processes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC V.Meyer              SCC MAIN LIH 115         25198 
Textbook
F         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC S.James              SCC MAIN LIH 115         25198 Textbook
F         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC D.Wyatt              SCC MAIN LIH 115         25198 Textbook
F         03:15PM-06:30PM LAB S.James              SCC MAIN LIH 115           
On-Campus

F         03:15PM-06:30PM LAB D.Wyatt              SCC MAIN LIH 115           
On-Campus

F         03:15PM-06:30PM LAB V.Meyer              SCC MAIN LIH 115           
On-Campus



BIOL 364    Restoration Ecology    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: Restoration ecology is the science of creation, management, and perpetuation of wildlife habitat. This course will examine this subject through lectures about existing and on-going habitat restoration techniques in the Sacramento area and visits to these restored areas to observe firsthand the restoration methods, management, and success of the sites. Students will have the opportunity to meet the scientists currently working in this field and employing these technologies. Six field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         04:00PM-05:20PM LEC D.Wyatt              West Sac WSC 115         25202 
Textbook
T         05:30PM-06:50PM LAB D.Wyatt              West Sac WSC 116           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



BIOL 402    Cell and Molecular Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better, or CHEM 305 and Intermediate Algebra with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is the first semester of a three-semester sequence in general biology designed for biology majors. It is an introduction to many aspects of living cells, with an emphasis on the molecular level of organization. Topics include an introduction to biological molecules, enzymes, cell structure, respiration, photosynthesis, reproduction, genetics and an introduction to statistical analysis. The course also covers molecular genetics, structure and function of viruses, DNA technology and genetic engineering techniques.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC L.Serafini           SCC MAIN LIH 205           
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Serafini           SCC MAIN LIH 112         27106 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Serafini           SCC MAIN LIH 112         29510 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC K.Naganuma           SCC MAIN LIH 112         27108 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-05:35PM LAB K.Naganuma           SCC MAIN LIH 112           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC K.Naganuma           SCC MAIN LIH 112         24046 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Naganuma           SCC MAIN LIH 112           
On-Campus



BIOL 412    Plant Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 402 or equivalent course with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is part of a three-semester general biology sequence designed for biology majors. It builds upon and applies concepts developed in Cell and Molecular Biology to the study of plants and general ecology. Topics covered include the diversity, taxonomy, and evolutionary trends observed among the cyanobacteria, algae, fungi, and plants, with special emphasis on higher plants; the comparative anatomy and physiology of higher plants; and general ecology, including population, community, and ecosystem dynamics. Two field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC R.Roffey             SCC MAIN LIH 103           
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB R.Roffey             SCC MAIN T11 1           27480 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB R.Roffey             SCC MAIN T11 1           29525 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus



BIOL 422    Animal Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 402 or an equivalent college-level Cell and Molecular Biology course with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is part of a three-semester sequence in general biology designed for biology majors. It applies concepts developed in Biology 402 to the study of animals and evolution. Topics covered include animal diversity and classification, comparative anatomy and physiology, animal embryology and development. Additional topics include an introduction to the population genetics, macro- and microevolution, and speciation. Emphasis will be placed on the evolutionary relationships among animals, their adaptations to different environments, and the evolutionary origin of novel characteristics throughout the Animal Kingdom.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Ackerman           SCC MAIN T11 1           23524 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-01:35PM LAB A.Ackerman           SCC MAIN T11 1             
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Ackerman           SCC MAIN T11 1           23528 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB A.Ackerman           SCC MAIN T11 1             
On-Campus



BIOL 430    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 or CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: AH 110 and CHEM 306 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to normal structure and function in humans. The course emphasizes an understanding of physiological principles as related to body structure. The course includes study of the basic principles of physiology and anatomy, general histology, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. BIOL 431 follows BIOL 430 and is necessary for completion of the study of human anatomy and physiology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC P.Arya               SCC MAIN LIH 114         24788 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB P.Arya               SCC MAIN LIH 114           
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC P.Arya               SCC MAIN LIH 114         25658 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB P.Arya               SCC MAIN LIH 114           
On-Campus

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC P.deGennaro          SCC MAIN LIH 205           
MW        12:45PM-03:50PM LAB P.deGennaro          SCC MAIN LIH 114         27126 Textbook
This is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.

TTh       12:45PM-03:50PM LAB P.deGennaro          SCC MAIN LIH 114         29526 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Johnson            SCC MAIN LIH 114         27136 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Johnson            SCC MAIN LIH 114           
On-Campus

MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC L.Zimmerman          SCC MAIN LIH 114         30156 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-09:35PM LAB L.Zimmerman          SCC MAIN LIH 114           
NEW SECTION - 30156 - as of 07/28/11
On-Campus



BIOL 431    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 430 or the equivalent with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: AH 110 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: BIOL 431 is the continued study of normal structure and function in humans. Included in the course is the study of the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, and endocrine systems. Special topics included in the course are pH, fluids, and electrolytes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Sarte              SCC MAIN LIH 103         27154 
Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB J.Sarte              SCC MAIN LIH 113           
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.Sarte              SCC MAIN LIH 113           
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Kjos               SCC MAIN LIH 113         27158 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB T.Kjos               SCC MAIN LIH 113           
On-Campus

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Kjos               SCC MAIN LIH 113         27162 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-05:35PM LAB T.Kjos               SCC MAIN LIH 113           
On-Campus

MW        05:45PM-07:05PM LEC A.Greenwell          SCC MAIN LIH 113         24070 Textbook
MW        07:15PM-10:20PM LAB A.Greenwell          SCC MAIN LIH 113           
On-Campus



BIOL 440    General Microbiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 or CHEM 305 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: The course includes the study of selected evolutionary, ecological, morphological, physiological, and biochemical aspects of representative micro-organisms. The laboratory includes aseptic technique, metabolism, genetics, and taxonomy. This course is intended for students in allied health majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Carberry-Goh       SCC MAIN LIH 205           
MW        08:00AM-10:05AM LAB K.Carberry-Goh       SCC MAIN LIH 110         23534 
Textbook
MW        12:45PM-02:50PM LAB G.Holland            SCC MAIN LIH 110         25100 Textbook
Group 1 - Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Carberry-Goh       SCC MAIN LIH 205           
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LAB K.Carberry-Goh       SCC MAIN LIH 110         24036 Textbook
TTh       12:45PM-02:50PM LAB V.Meyer              SCC MAIN LIH 110         24038 Textbook
Group 2 - Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC G.Holland            SCC MAIN LIH 103           
TTh       03:05PM-05:10PM LAB G.Holland            SCC MAIN LIH 110         23538 Textbook
TTh       07:15PM-09:20PM LAB G.Holland            SCC MAIN LIH 110         24040 Textbook
Group 3 - Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC V.Meyer              SCC MAIN LIH 205           
MW        03:05PM-05:10PM LAB V.Meyer              SCC MAIN LIH 110         25664 Textbook
MW        07:15PM-09:20PM LAB V.Meyer              SCC MAIN LIH 110         25666 Textbook
Group 4 - Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus



BIOL 495    Independent Studies in Biology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Student must obtain approval from an instructor to conduct an independent study with that instructor or instructors.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is for students who wish to develop an in-depth understanding in fundamental topics of biology and to learn to work in a collaborative atmosphere with instructors and other students. Instructor approval is required to enroll in this course. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Wyatt               TBA TBA                 28338 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Carberry-Goh        TBA TBA                 28386 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.deGennaro           TBA TBA                 28396 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Meyer               TBA TBA                 30259 Textbook
On-Campus



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011