Spring 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AH 110 (Medical Language for Health-Care Providers), ENGRD 110 (Efficient Reading) or ESLR 320 (Advanced-Low Reading), and ENGWR 51 (Developmental Writing) or ESLW 310 (Intermediate-High Writing), and BIOL 290 (Science Study Skills) with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory lecture course provides an overview of the basic anatomy and physiology of all eleven body systems and is 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 those intending to pursue studies in the biological sciences who need to strengthen or develop a vocabulary in human anatomy and physiology.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh08:30AM-09:50AMLECS.GravesSCC MAIN LIH 10118107Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECT.KjosSCC MAIN LIH 10317461Textbook
On-Campus

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.Laman-MahargDavis Cntr Davis 12117603Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLECK.KruegerDavis Cntr Davis 20517585Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECT.KjosWest Sac WSC 32418716Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECS.GravesWest Sac WSC 11418497Textbook
Sa01:00PM-04:05PMLECS.GravesWest Sac WSC 21417280Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBATBALECA.GreenwellSCC MAIN Online 20375Textbook
Online Class. This section is taught fully online. Students must have consistent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection and a device with a camera and microphone for test proctoring purposes. Online orientation TBA. For additional questions, please contact Professor Andrea Greenwell at
greenwa@scc.losrios.edu


BIOL 290    Science Skills and Applications    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in a science course
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: This course offers individualized instructional modules designed to provide or improve skills in the various science courses. A partial list of skills may include the following: textbook comprehension, principles of learning and retention, note taking, annotating, discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test taking, spatial ability, proportionality, 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 one time for credit and is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABD.JohnsonSCC MAIN LIH 11518108Textbook
Hybrid Class - This is a hybrid class with class meetings, assignment review, assignment submissions, etc. both in person and/or online. Please contact Professor Paul DeGennaro at
degennp@scc.losrios.edu


BIOL 305    Natural History    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 ; 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. Attending a minimum of one field trip is required. The course is designed for the non-science major and is one of the core courses in the Field Ecology Certificate.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.WyattSCC MAIN T12 17154Textbook
TTh04:15PM-05:35PMLECS.JamesSCC MAIN LIH 10317157Textbook
Lecture sections (above)

M08:00AM-11:25AMLABE.HansenSCC MAIN LIH 109
Class Number for Laboratory above: 17155

M01:45PM-05:10PMLABD.WyattSCC MAIN LIH 109
Class Number for Laboratory above: 17517

T01:00PM-04:05PMLABS.JamesSCC MAIN LIH 109
Class Number for Laboratory above: 17158


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

If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus

T05:45PM-08:50PMLABD.NealSCC MAIN LIH 109
Class Number for Laboratory above: 17156


BIOL 308    Contemporary Biology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; with a grade of "C" or better
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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLECS.GravesSCC MAIN LIH 10117026Textbook
MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECS.GravesSCC MAIN LIH 20517462Textbook
On-Campus


BIOL 309    Contemporary Biology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: BIOL 308
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
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, Jan 13-May 16

Th01:00PM-04:05PMLABA.BurchSCC MAIN LIH 10917463Textbook
W04:00PM-07:05PMLABA.BurchSCC MAIN LIH 10917027Textbook
On-Campus


BIOL 314    Dinosaurs and the Science of Life    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates the evolution, form, function, and extinction of dinosaurs as a means of introducing students to scientific principles that are common to all forms of life on Earth. Topics will include scientific methodology; the mechanisms of evolution; the structure, early history, and geologic processes of the Earth; the evolutionary history of life on Earth; the diversity, ecology, physiology and behavior of dinosaurs; birds as dinosaurs. Additional topics will include proposed mechanisms of dinosaur extinction including meteorite impacts, volcanic plume events, global winters, global climate change, acid rain, and how each may occur today; genetics, the structure and function of DNA, cellular reproduction, cloning and stem cell technologies and whether they can be used to resurrect extinct organisms such as dinosaurs. This course was formerly designated BIOL 464, and may not be taken by students who have completed BIOL 464.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECK.NaganumaSCC MAIN LIH 20519016Textbook
On-Campus


BIOL 320    Field Botany    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for both science and nonscience students to learn about plant taxonomy. Students will learn about the classification of flowering plants, how to identify plant species, and will become familiar with native plants of California as well as their ecological relationships and historical uses. A plant collection and a minimum of 10 field trips are required. Field trip locations may include Table Mountain, Marin Headlands, vernal pool sites, and other locations where plants can be observed in their natural surroundings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F08:30AM-10:35AMLECL.SerafiniSCC MAIN T11 117735Textbook
F11:15AM-04:25PMLABL.SerafiniSCC MAIN T11 1
First 8 weeks, the LAB will meet from 10:45am - 12:35pm; second 8 weeks, the LAB will meet from 11:15am - 4:25pm

If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus

F08:30AM-10:35AMLECV.MeyerSCC MAIN LIH 11220376Textbook
F11:15AM-04:25PMLABV.MeyerSCC MAIN LIH 112
First 8 weeks, the LAB will meet from 10:45am - 12:35pm; second 8 weeks, the LAB will meet from 11:15am - 4:25pm

If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus


BIOL 330    Introduction to Entomology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the science of entomology. Entomology examines the great diversity of insects, both in numbers as well as their life histories. The course introduces students to the variety found in insects: their structure and functions, their habits, their evolutionary biology, and their significance to humans. In addition, students will learn to identify orders and major families of insects. Due to their diversity and presence in all kinds of environments, insects provide a good framework for making scientific observations and for applying the scientific method to their studies. Attendance on one field trip is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T05:45PM-08:50PMLECD.WyattSCC MAIN LIH 11218109Textbook
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus


BIOL 332    Introduction to Ornithology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This introductory course covers the biology and natural history of birds. Topics include the evolutionary origins of birds and flight, avian physiology and sensory systems, migration, social behavior, reproduction, and conservation. Laboratory work explores bird structure and function and teaches the taxonomic classification and identification of birds, particularly those found in California and the western United States. Field trips (which may include one or two overnight trips) are required; students study bird identification, behavior, and ecology. The cost per student to participate in the overnight trip(s) is approximately $20-$45. This course may be used as an elective in the Field Ecology Certificate Program.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th05:00PM-05:50PMLECS.WrightSCC MAIN LIH 10918726Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLABS.WrightSCC MAIN LIH 109
TBATBALABS.Wright TBA TBA
TBA LAB is the field trip component of the class. One weekend field trip, four Saturday or Sunday field trips and one weekday field trip to observe bird banding.

If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus


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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better.
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, Jan 13-May 16

MW04:00PM-05:20PMLECS.WrightSCC MAIN LIH 10317895Textbook
On-Campus


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 provides both biology majors and non-majors with instruction in human interactions with the environment and resolutions to potential conflicts that develop due to this interaction. Understanding how life affects environments and ecosystems is an integral part of the biological sciences. To achieve this understanding, biological and ecological principles are examined as they relate to the natural environment. Major topics include the function and structure of ecosystems and ecological processes, the effects of natural selection on populations, the role of biodiversity on the maintenance of ecosystems, the variety of human impacts on terrestrial, aquatic, and atmospheric systems, potential solutions to adverse impacts, and the application of the scientific method in the examination of these effects. Attendance on one class field trip is required in this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.WyattSCC MAIN LUC 13217606Textbook
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.WyattSCC MAIN LIH 10117159Textbook
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus

MW04:00PM-05:20PMLECS.JamesSCC MAIN LIH 20517653Textbook
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus


BIOL 360    Environmental Regulations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BIOL 305 and ENGWR 101 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the environmental regulatory process in California. Federal and California environmental laws will be studied and discussed. Relevant Federal regulations include: The National Environmental Policy Act, Federal Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, Resource Conservation and Recover Act, Superfund, and the Rivers and Harbors Act. Relevant California regulations include: California Environmental Quality Act, California Endangered Species Act, California Coastal Act, Natural Communities Conservation Planning process, Streambed Alteration Agreements, and California Water Law. In addition, the jurisdictional wetland delineation process will be studied in detail including field work to demonstrate the process. Students will be introduced to these regulations during lectures and will participate in discussions of the regulatory process. One field trip is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECS.JamesSCC MAIN LIH 11217739Textbook
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.WyattSCC MAIN LIH 11217739Textbook
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus


BIOL 370    Marine Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to marine biology and oceanography. It includes the study of marine vertebrates and invertebrates, tide pool and coastal ecology, sea water, tides, currents, marine geology, and coastal processes. Instruction includes both lab and lecture and required field trips to study intertidal plants and animals and coastal ecology. Three field trips are required. Two of these involve tent camping over one two-day and one three-day weekend and will focus on the North and Central California Coast. Students must supply their own food, tents, and sleeping bags. Students are responsible for field trip costs for camping, tours, and parking (approximately $50 - $80 per student.) Field trip dates will be announced at the first class meeting.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

WF09:30AM-10:50AMLECS.JamesSCC MAIN LIH 10917740Textbook
F11:00AM-02:15PMLABS.JamesSCC MAIN LIH 109
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
On-Campus


BIOL 402    Cell and Molecular Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
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 statistical analysis. The course also covers molecular genetics, structure and function of viruses, DNA technology, and genetic engineering techniques. (C-ID BIOL 190)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:00AM-08:50AMLECK.NaganumaSCC MAIN LIH 103
F08:00AM-09:10AMLECK.NaganumaSCC MAIN LIH 103
MW09:00AM-12:05PMLABK.NaganumaSCC MAIN LIH 11217153Textbook
TTh08:30AM-11:35AMLABK.NaganumaSCC MAIN LIH 11218078Textbook
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

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.RoffeySCC MAIN LIH 20518024Textbook
TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLABR.RoffeySCC MAIN LIH 112
On-Campus

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.RoffeySCC MAIN LIH 11220378Textbook
MW02:30PM-05:35PMLABR.RoffeySCC 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; IGETC Area 5C
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. BIOL 412 and BIOL 422 may be taken in any order after completion of BIOL 402 with a grade of C or better. BIOL 412 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. Possible locations include Pt. Reyes, Calaveras Big Trees, UC Davis, and others. (C-ID BIOL 155)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECL.SerafiniSCC MAIN LIH 205
TTh09:00AM-12:05PMLABL.SerafiniSCC MAIN T11 117147Textbook
MW02:30PM-05:35PMLABL.SerafiniSCC MAIN T11 118359Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Science Dean.
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; IGETC Area 5C
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. BIOL 412 and BIOL 422 may be taken in any order after completion of BIOL 402 with a grade of C or better. BIOL 422 builds upon and applies concepts developed in BIOL 402 to the study of animals and evolution. Topics covered include principles of evolution such as mechanisms of microevolutionary and macroevolutionary change, population genetics, speciation, extinction, and classification and phylogenetics; a survey of animal phyla and unicellular non-photosynthetic eukaryotic taxa; and animal embryology, development, life cycles, comparative anatomy and physiology, and behavior. Emphasis will be placed on the evolutionary relationships among animals, their adaptations to different environments and modes of life, and the evolutionary origins of novel characteristics throughout Animalia. (C-ID BIOL 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.AckermanSCC MAIN T11 117896Textbook
MW10:30AM-01:35PMLABA.AckermanSCC MAIN T11 1
On-Campus

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.AckermanSCC MAIN T11 118110Textbook
TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLABA.AckermanSCC MAIN T11 1
On-Campus


BIOL 430    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: AH 110, BIOL 100, BIOL 290, or CHEM 306
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. (C-ID BIOL 115S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW11:15AM-12:35PMLECJ.SarteSCC MAIN LIH 205
MW08:00AM-11:05AMLABJ.SarteSCC MAIN LIH 11417279Textbook
TTh09:00AM-12:05PMLABJ.SarteSCC MAIN LIH 11418321Textbook
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

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECA.GreenwellSCC MAIN LIH 101
MW11:15AM-02:20PMLABA.GreenwellSCC MAIN LIH 11417465Textbook
TTh01:00PM-04:05PMLABA.GreenwellSCC MAIN LIH 11418080Textbook
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

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECP.AryaSCC MAIN LIH 10320380Textbook
MW02:30PM-05:35PMLABP.AryaSCC MAIN LIH 114
On-Campus

MW05:45PM-07:05PMLECL.ZimmermanSCC MAIN LIH 11418112Textbook
MW07:15PM-10:20PMLABL.ZimmermanSCC MAIN LIH 114
On-Campus

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECE.WagnerSCC MAIN LIH 11418895Textbook
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABE.WagnerSCC MAIN LIH 114
On-Campus


BIOL 431    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 or CHEM 309 or CHEM 400 and BIOL 430 or the equivalent with grades 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: This course continues the 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. (C-ID BIOL 115S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECP.AryaSCC MAIN LIH 11317160Textbook
TTh09:00AM-12:05PMLABP.AryaSCC MAIN LIH 113
On-Campus

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECD.JohnsonSCC MAIN LIH 11318360Textbook
MW09:00AM-12:05PMLABD.JohnsonSCC MAIN LIH 113
On-Campus

TBATBALECP.deGennaroSCC MAIN Online 17759Textbook
MW12:15PM-03:20PMLABP.deGennaroSCC MAIN LIH 113
Hybrid Class - This is a hybrid class with class meetings, assignment review, assignment submissions, etc. both in person and/or online. Only the lecture portion of the course may be offered online; student must attend regularly scheduled lab sessions on site. All exams (including those assessing the lecture content) will be held on site. For additional questions, please contact Professor Paul DeGennaro at
degennp@scc.losrios.edu

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.JohnsonSCC MAIN LIH 11318589Textbook
TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLABD.JohnsonSCC MAIN LIH 113
On-Campus

TBATBALECP.deGennaroSCC MAIN Online 17162Textbook
MW03:30PM-06:35PMLABP.deGennaroSCC MAIN LIH 113
Hybrid Class - This is a hybrid class with class meetings, assignment review, assignment submissions, etc. both in person and/or online. Only the lecture portion of the course may be offered online; student must attend regularly scheduled lab sessions on site. All exams (including those assessing the lecture content) will be held on site. For additional questions, please contact Professor Paul DeGennaro at degennp@scc.losrios.edu

TTh05:45PM-07:05PMLECA.AlbumalalahSCC MAIN LIH 11318324Textbook
TTh07:15PM-10:20PMLABA.AlbumalalahSCC MAIN LIH 113
On-Campus


BIOL 434    Pathology: The Study of Disease    3 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 431 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies physiological concepts to the development of disease in humans. This course includes the pathogenesis, signs and symptoms, and treatment and care of major diseases and cancers of the organ systems of the body. Biochemical, cellular, and organ changes that take place during disease development will also be emphasized. This course is intended for students who are about to enter an allied health program.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.SarteSCC MAIN LIH 10318363Textbook
On-Campus


BIOL 440    General Microbiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 or CHEM 309 or CHEM 400 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 staining, microscopic examination and identification of microbes, prokaryotic ecology, aseptic technique and isolation of microbes, microbial growth media, control of microbial growth including antibiotic sensitivity testing, metabolism, genetics, taxonomy, protists, fungi, helminths, and arthropod vectors. This course is intended for students in allied health majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECK.Carberry-GohSCC MAIN LIH 205
MW09:30AM-11:35AMLABK.Carberry-GohSCC MAIN LIH 11017023Textbook
MW12:45PM-02:50PMLABC.DeereSCC MAIN LIH 11017332Textbook
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

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.Carberry-GohSCC MAIN LIH 205
TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLABK.Carberry-GohSCC MAIN LIH 11017149Textbook
TTh01:00PM-03:05PMLABK.Carberry-GohSCC MAIN LIH 11017150Textbook
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

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECG.HollandSCC MAIN LIH 205
MW03:05PM-05:10PMLABG.HollandSCC MAIN LIH 11017025Textbook
MW07:15PM-09:20PMLABC.DeereSCC MAIN LIH 11017151Textbook
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

TTh05:45PM-07:05PMLECG.HollandSCC MAIN LIH 205
TTh03:20PM-05:25PMLABG.HollandSCC MAIN LIH 11017467Textbook
TTh07:20PM-09:25PMLABG.HollandSCC MAIN LIH 11017468Textbook
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 CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
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. The independent studies may be pursued in the classroom, laboratory, and/or field studies. This is particularly valuable for biology and ecology students in preparation for independent research as part of their advanced degrees. 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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABD.Johnson TBA TBA18364Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

TBATBALABD.Johnson TBA TBA20382Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
1 Unit
On-Campus


BIOL 498    Work Experience in Biology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 305, 320, 360, and 362 with grades of "C" or better; A minimum of two of the following courses must be completed with grades of "C" or better: BIOL 305 (Natural History), BIOL 320 (Field Botany), BIOL 360 (Environmental Regulations), and BIOL 362 (Field Methods in Ecology); and, additionally a minimum of two of the elective courses in the Field Ecology Certificate program must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 240 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with the opportunity to obtain work experience through internships with various resource agencies and private environmental companies and non-profits. The course and internships are strongly correlated with the Field Ecology Certificate program and multiple pre-requisites must be met to qualify for enrollment in this course. Internship sponsors assist students in the acquisition of job skills and the application of knowledge obtained from coursework. This class is available only through instructor consent and an application must be submitted to be considered for internships. The application is available through the Biology Department and can be obtained by emailing a request to wyattd@scc.losrios.edu (David Wyatt).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABD.Wyatt TBA TBA20596Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
2 Units
On-Campus

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017