Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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CHEM 300    Beginning Chemistry    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 317.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a lecture and laboratory course that covers the fundamental concepts of chemistry. This course assumes no previous knowledge of chemistry, presenting both chemical problem solving and laboratory skills. This course is intended primarily to prepare students for CHEM 305 or CHEM 400, but also fulfills the physical science area of the general education requirement for transfer students.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Alviar-Agnew       SCC MAIN LIH 203           
T         02:30PM-05:35PM LAB M.Alviar-Agnew       SCC MAIN LIH 210         27484 
Textbook
Th        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB M.Alviar-Agnew       SCC MAIN LIH 210         27486 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       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Nasiri             SCC MAIN MOH 3             
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB M.Nasiri             SCC MAIN LIH 210         24132 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB M.Nasiri             SCC MAIN LIH 210         24134 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       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC S.Imai               West Sac WSC 114           
T         09:30AM-12:35PM LAB S.Imai               West Sac WSC 116         28094 Textbook
Th        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB S.Imai               West Sac WSC 116         28784 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.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better OR MATH 103 and MATH 104 with grades of "C" or better, or equivalent.
Advisory: Completion of ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better; Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 317 is advised.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is course presents the fundamental principles of chemistry including types of matter, physical and chemical processes, chemical bonds, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, states of matter, intermolecular forces, solutions, types of chemical reactions, acids and bases, equilibrium, and a brief introduction to organic chemistry. It is primarily designed for majors in the allied health fields (nursing, dental hygiene, physical therapy, etc.), natural resources, environmental technology, and physical education. The course also satisfies general education requirements.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:30AM-11:35AM LEC B.Zenner             SCC MAIN LIH 203           
M         12:15PM-03:20PM LAB B.Zenner             SCC MAIN LIH 212         25208 
Textbook
W         12:15PM-03:20PM LAB B.Zenner             SCC MAIN LIH 212         25210 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       09:30AM-11:35AM LEC M.Isbell             SCC MAIN LIH 203           
T         12:15PM-03:20PM LAB C.Bennett            SCC MAIN LIH 212         24076 Textbook
Th        12:15PM-03:20PM LAB C.Bennett            SCC MAIN LIH 212         24078 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       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC D.Bender             SCC MAIN LIH 201           
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Bender             SCC MAIN LIH 212         24088 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Bender             SCC MAIN LIH 212         25668 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        11:45AM-01:50PM LEC S.Mukherjee          SCC MAIN LIH 203           
M         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB S.Mukherjee          SCC MAIN LIH 212         30173 Textbook
W         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB S.Mukherjee          SCC MAIN LIH 212         30174 Textbook
NEW SECTIONS - 30173 and 30174 - as of 07/29/11
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



CHEM 306    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Completion of ENGWR 100 with a grade of C or better and concurrent enrollment of CHEM 317
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Chemistry 306 is a continuation of Chemistry 305. It covers organic chemistry and biochemistry, particularly as applied to the health sciences. It is designed to introduce the organic functional groups along with their structure, physical and chemical properties, and reaction mechanisms, and how they are applied to biological systems. The biochemistry portion emphasizes the structure and function of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins and their regulation in the body. This course is primarily designed for majors in the allied health fields (nursing, dental hygiene, physical therapy, etc.), natural resources, environmental technology, and physical education.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LEC B.Zenner             SCC MAIN LIH 201           
T         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB B.Zenner             SCC MAIN LIH 210         25420 
Textbook
Th        10:00AM-01:05PM LAB B.Zenner             SCC MAIN LIH 210         24098 Textbook
Th        05:45PM-08:50PM LAB B.Zenner             SCC MAIN LIH 211         29505 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the three Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus



CHEM 309    Integrated General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100 or 104 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an intensive survey of general, organic, and biological chemistry specifically designed for nursing majors and other health-related fields. Topics include general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biological chemistry as applied to the chemistry of the human body. This course satisfies the requirements of those health-career programs that require one semester of chemistry. Students who had chemistry in high school and retained some of it are advised to take CHEM 309. Students who have not taken a chemistry course recently or have never taken a chemistry course are advised to take the CHEM 305 and CHEM 306 sequence.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Bennett            SCC MAIN LIH 201           
M         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Bennett            SCC MAIN LIH 210         29507 
Textbook
W         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Bennett            SCC MAIN LIH 210         29508 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



CHEM 317    Strategies for Problem Solving in Chemistry    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: CHEM 300, 305, 306, 420, 421, 425, or 426.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course will focus on developing analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills, and problem solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. The course is designed to support students in beginning chemistry, CHEM 300, organic and biochemistry applied to the health sciences, (CHEM 306), organic chemistry with a biological emphasis, (CHEM 425), and organic chemistry for chemistry majors, (CHEM 420). This course will focus on developing analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. The course is designed to support students in beginning chemistry (CHEM 300), introductory chemistry applied to the health sciences (CHEM 305), organic and biochemistry applied to the health sciences (CHEM 306), organic chemistry with a biological emphasis (CHEM 425 and CHEM 426), and organic chemistry for chemistry majors (CHEM 420 and 421). Strategies and content will be specific to the area of chemistry. This course may be taken up to three times for credit providing there is no duplication of content.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Nuss               SCC MAIN LIH 212         29782 
Textbook
The above section of Chemistry 317 is recommended for those students enrolled in Chemistry 305.
NEW SECTION - 29782 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus

F         10:00AM-10:50AM LEC L.Nuss               SCC MAIN LIH 212         29783 Textbook
The above section of Chemistry 317 is recommended for those students enrolled in Chemistry 305.
NEW SECTION - 29783 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus

F         10:00AM-10:50AM LEC S.Imai               SCC MAIN LIH 210         29840 Textbook
The above section of Chemistry 317 is recommended for those students enrolled in Chemistry 300.
NEW SECTION - 29840 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus

F         10:00AM-10:50AM LEC D.Bennett            SCC MAIN LIH 206         30226 Textbook
The above section of Chemistry 317 is recommended for those students enrolled in Chemistry 309.
NEW SECTION - 30226 - as of 08/10/11
On-Campus

M         01:00PM-01:50PM LEC M.Isbell             SCC MAIN LIH 216         30227 Textbook
The above section of Chemistry 317 is recommended for those students enrolled in Chemistry 425.
NEW SECTION - 30227 - as of 08/10/11
On-Campus



CHEM 330    Adventures in Chemistry    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a survey of the fundamental concepts and contemporary applications of chemistry. Students will explore the real world applications of chemistry in the home, the environment, health, fitness, nutrition, medicine, and modern technology. The basic concepts of chemistry will be introduced. The course is designed for non-science majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Alviar-Agnew       SCC MAIN LIH 201           
M         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB M.Alviar-Agnew       SCC MAIN LIH 213         28082 
Textbook
W         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB M.Alviar-Agnew       SCC MAIN LIH 213         28084 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



CHEM 400    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 300 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process (ACS California Chemistry Diagnostic Exam), completed within one year prior to enrollment in CHEM 400; AND MATH 120 or MATH 124 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process (Accuplacer exam).
Advisory: All students enrolling in this course are strongly advised to take the chemistry and math assessment exams administered through the Assessment Center, regardless of prior coursework. These exams provide a better idea of a student's readiness for college level general chemistry, since they measure the actual chemistry and math capabilities of the student as they enroll in the course, rather than at the completion of their preparatory coursework.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB ; 18 hours DIS
Description: CHEM 400 covers the fundamental principles and concepts of chemistry including chemical nomenclature, balancing reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, acid/base and reduction/oxidation (redox) reactions. Also covered are theories addressing atomic and molecular structure and bonding, as well as the physical and chemical properties of gases, liquids, solids, and solutions, including strong and weak intermolecular forces. One hour per week will be devoted to discussion/problem solving sessions. Laboratory experiments are primarily quantitative, requiring good technique and critical thinking. CHEM 400 is for students majoring in biology, chemistry, pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, and engineering.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC W.Miller             SCC MAIN LIH 201           
Group 1

M         08:00AM-12:05PM LAB W.Miller             SCC MAIN LIH 206         25684 
Textbook
Group 1

W         08:00AM-12:05PM LAB W.Miller             SCC MAIN LIH 206         25686 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.

M         02:00PM-02:50PM DIS W.Miller             SCC MAIN LIH 206           
Group 1 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25688

M         03:00PM-03:50PM DIS W.Miller             SCC MAIN LIH 206           
Group 1 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25690

W         02:00PM-02:50PM DIS W.Miller             SCC MAIN LIH 206           
Group 1 - Class Number for Discussion above: 29692

Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus


TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC S.Roper              SCC MAIN LIH 201           
Group 2

T         08:00AM-12:05PM LAB S.Roper              SCC MAIN LIH 206         25672 Textbook
Group 2

Th        08:00AM-12:05PM LAB S.Roper              SCC MAIN LIH 206         25674 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.

T         02:10PM-03:00PM DIS S.Roper              SCC MAIN LIH 206           
Group 2 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25676

T         03:05PM-03:55PM DIS S.Roper              SCC MAIN LIH 206           
Group 2 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25678

Th        02:10PM-03:00PM DIS S.Roper              SCC MAIN LIH 206           
Group 2 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25680

Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus


TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC M.Masuno             SCC MAIN LIH 203           
Group 3

T         06:30PM-10:35PM LAB M.Masuno             SCC MAIN LIH 206         25696 Textbook
Group 3

Th        06:30PM-10:35PM LAB A.Mehadi             SCC MAIN LIH 206         25698 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.

Th        06:30PM-07:20PM DIS M.Masuno             SCC MAIN LIH 203           
Group 3 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25700

T         04:00PM-04:50PM DIS M.Masuno             SCC MAIN LIH 203           
Group 3 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25704

Th        04:00PM-04:50PM DIS M.Masuno             SCC MAIN LIH 203           
Group 3 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25702

Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus




CHEM 401    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB ; 18 hours DIS
Description: CHEM 401 is a continuation of CHEM 400. This course includes topics in kinetics, thermodynamics, gas-phase equilibrium, ionic equilibrium, acid/base chemistry, electrochemistry, chemistry of coordination compounds, and nuclear chemistry. A brief introduction to organic chemistry is also included. Critical thinking and writing skills will be practiced in this course. One hour per week will be devoted to a discussion/problem solving session. CHEM 401 is for students in biology, chemistry, pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, engineering, and other physical sciences. The laboratory includes both quantitative and qualitative experiments and some qualitative analysis. Written laboratory reports are required. It is highly recommended that CHEM 400 and 401 be taken during consecutive semesters. Some sections may require on-line homework.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Nuss               SCC MAIN LIH 201           
Group 1

T         01:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Nuss               SCC MAIN LIH 211         25710 
Textbook
Group 1

Th        01:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Nuss               SCC MAIN LIH 211         25712 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.

T         09:30AM-10:20AM DIS L.Nuss               SCC MAIN LIH 211           
Group 1 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25714

T         10:30AM-11:20AM DIS L.Nuss               SCC MAIN LIH 211           
Group 1 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25716

Th        09:30AM-10:20AM DIS L.Nuss               SCC MAIN LIH 211           
Group 1 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25718

Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus


MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC D.Chubbic            SCC MAIN LIH 201           
Group 2

W         12:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Chubbic            SCC MAIN LIH 211         25724 Textbook
Group 2

W         06:30PM-10:35PM LAB D.Chubbic            SCC MAIN LIH 211         25726 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.

M         02:10PM-03:15PM DIS D.Chubbic            SCC MAIN LIH 211           
Group 2 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25728

M         03:25PM-04:30PM DIS D.Chubbic            SCC MAIN LIH 211           
Group 2 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25730

M         06:30PM-07:35PM DIS D.Chubbic            SCC MAIN LIH 211           
Group 2 - Class Number for Discussion above: 25732

Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus




CHEM 420    Organic Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in Chem 317.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
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 study of basic concepts of organic chemistry. Lecture topics include chemistry of alkanes/cycloalkanes, alkenes, alkyl halides, alcohols and ether with emphasis on stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms and spectroscopy. Laboratory work includes basic techniques of separation and identification. Computer-aided molecular modeling will be introduced. Students will be introduced to a variety of modern instrumentation (GC, HPLC, FT-IR, GC-MS) in the laboratory.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC L.Huang              SCC MAIN LIH 201           
TTh       07:50AM-10:55AM LAB L.Huang              SCC MAIN LIH 216         24114 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Huang              SCC MAIN LIH 216         24116 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Huang              SCC MAIN LIH 216         25734 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the three Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus



CHEM 421    Organic Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CHEM 317 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is lecture-laboratory course that is a continuation of CHEM 420. 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 the preparation, isolation, quantitation, purification, identification and mechanism elucidation using both traditional and instrumental techniques. 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Bennett            SCC MAIN MOH 1             
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB K.Goodwin            SCC MAIN LIH 213         29509 
Textbook
TTh       01:45PM-04:50PM LAB D.Bennett            SCC MAIN LIH 213         24120 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Goodwin            SCC MAIN LIH 213         24122 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the three Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus



CHEM 425    Organic Chemistry with Biological Emphasis    4 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CHEM 317
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The CHEM 425, 426 series is designed to fulfill the requirements of students planning professional school studies in the health and biological sciences. It will also satisfy the needs of students majoring in the life sciences and related areas. This course is intended for students not majoring in chemistry and not planning to take additional courses in organic chemistry. Lecture topics include the preparation, properties, and reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ethers with emphasis on applications in the biological sciences. Also included is the study of stereoisomerism, mass spectrometry, and spectroscopy (UV/VIS and IR). Laboratory work covers standard laboratory practices including extraction, crystallization, distillation, chromatography (gas, thin layer, and column), polarimetry, organic synthesis, reaction analysis, and spectroscopy (IR) with emphasis on biological applications.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC M.Isbell             SCC MAIN LIH 203           
F         07:55AM-11:00AM LAB M.Isbell             SCC MAIN LIH 216         24110 
Textbook
M         03:30PM-06:35PM LAB M.Isbell             SCC MAIN LIH 216         24108 Textbook
W         03:30PM-06:35PM LAB M.Isbell             SCC MAIN LIH 216         24164 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the three Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011