Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HCD 111    College Discovery Program    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a review of opportunities and resources relevant to student success at American River College. It will focus on goals and objectives, campus requirements, and skills, techniques, and attitudes compatible with student progress. Examination of student services, instructional area, and campus life. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         09:30AM-10:20AM LEC M.Ruedas             ARC MAIN D 205           14050 
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Learning Community -- Puente Project - 4 units - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 15866
This class (HCD 111) is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 10:30AM-11:50AM) and is designed to increase the number of educationally underrepresented students who transfer to four-year Colleges and universities. Puente builds a community of motivated college students by providing English writing instruction in a supportive environment. The English composition course features Mexican American/Latino literature; the Human Career Development class is a review of opportunities and resources relevant to student success at American River College. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you will be enrolled in both classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 19-Aug 21
ThFSa     09:00AM-02:50PM LEC J.Scalzi             ARC MAIN D 104           12904 Textbook


HCD 114    Human Potential Seminar    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an in-depth examination of techniques to be used in enhancing one's chances for success in college. It is designed to meet the needs of students who are experiencing difficulty in achieving their goals in higher education. Course topics include: motivation, goal setting, communication skills, time management, exam preparation, note taking and reading college textbooks. It is required for most dismissed students for readmission to the college.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Valdez             ARC MAIN D 104           10234 
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T         05:00PM-06:40PM LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN D 104           10236 Textbook
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC T.Yatsenko           ARC MAIN D 214           10238 Textbook


HCD 115    Orientation to College    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to college services and programs at American River College. Topics covered include campus resources, procedures and college requirements. Additionally, a campus tour is required.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 13-Oct 25
M         03:40PM-06:10PM LEC M.Sachau             ARC MAIN Rm 482          31175 
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This class will focus on the student athlete experience.
Class meets 3 Mondays: September 13, 20 and October 25.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 05-Oct 06
TW        05:00PM-09:15PM LEC L.Ennenga            ARC MAIN D 201           16900 Textbook
This class will focus on the EOPS experience.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 15-Oct 22
F         12:00PM-04:30PM LEC M.Ruedas             ARC MAIN Portable 609B   16916 Textbook
This class will focus on the MESA student experience.


HCD 122    Study Skills    1 Unit

Same As: INDIS 100
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course covers specific study skills strategies. It provides the opportunity to analyze attitudes toward studying, and current study skill habits. Topics include specific learning styles, strategies for time management, goal setting, note-taking, memory improvement, reading skills, and how to prepare for, and take exams. This course is not open to students who have completed INDIS 100.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
W         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Rm 482          14804 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
M         01:30PM-03:35PM LEC R.Rivera             ARC MAIN D 111           14806 Textbook


HCD 160    Applied Life and Success Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and tools necessary for daily independent living and success as a college student. It focuses specifically on disability management, personal goals and community and campus resources. It also serves as preparation for those individuals who are interested in careers in human services and disability services.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         10:30AM-12:10PM LEC B.Westre             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     16478 
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First class meeting, August 24th, to be held in 483. All subsequent sessions to be held in Tech Ed 303.


HCD 310    College Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; ENGRW 102 or 103 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary for college success. Topics include motivation, self discipline, learning styles, memory development, time management, communication skills, goal-setting, career planning, study skills and techniques, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, it covers personal issues that are commonly encountered by many college students. Campus resources, college regulations, and information competency are also addressed. This course is highly recommended for first time college students and/or continuing college students who would benefit. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MW        09:00AM-12:10PM LEC H.Hughes             Off Campus Ethan 250     30343 
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T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Bevens             Off Campus Ethan 252     14058 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:15PM LEC M.Bevens             Off Campus Ethan 252     14058 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets on Tuesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.James-Hardwick     ARC MAIN Stud Serv ORIENT RM 15526 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN D 218           16886 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Scalzi             ARC MAIN ER 001          12872 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN D 104           13116 Textbook
NOTE: This section will focus on the African-American experience. The course is taught as part of the Umoja-Sakhu learning community which also includes Engrd 116/Engwr 102 (INDIS 1000 course # 31373). Students interested in the HCD 310 college success class and the Umoja-Sakhu learning community should contact Jeri Marshall, (marshaj@arc.losrios.edu) for program application and additional information.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Dilgard            Natomas Rm N202          13888 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN D 104           15508 Textbook
NOTE: This section will focus on the Chicano/Latino student experience.

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Portable 600    16082 Textbook


HCD 318    Transfer: Making It Happen    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the necessary tools and skills to successfully transfer from a community college to a four-year college or university. In addition, it demonstrates the applications of knowledge from college research, self-analysis, and differentiation between college selection and majors.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       12:00PM-02:10PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     14122 
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HCD 330    Life and Career Planning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive approach to life and career planning based on extensive measurement of aptitude, interests, personality type, values, and skills. Personal and career goals are formulated using career research and decision-making strategies. Course topics include changing career trends and job search techniques.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
F         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC S.Menard             ARC MAIN D 111           13120 
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F         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN D 111           13120 Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN D 214           10168 Textbook
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Menard             ARC MAIN D 111           10176 Textbook
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Klar               ARC MAIN D 111           10176 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          12864 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at Andres@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, what section you are enrolled in and whether you are enrolled in the class or on the waiting list. Do not buy any materials for this class until instructed to do so. There is no in-person orientation for the class.
2.25 online TBA hours per week required

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball               ARC MAIN Online          15118 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at ballk@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, what section you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled or on the waitlist. There is no in-person orientation for this class.
2.25 TBA online hrs per week required

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Dilgard            ARC MAIN Rm 481          10162 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:40AM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN D 104           10178 Textbook
Th        03:30PM-05:35PM LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Portable 606    15120 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:25PM LEC T.Yatsenko           Natomas Rm N202          14552 Textbook
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Menard             ARC MAIN D 111           13122 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          10180 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at Andres@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, what section you are enrolled in and whether you are enrolled in the class or on the waiting list. Do not buy any materials for this class until instructed to do so. There is no in-person orientation for the class.
2.25 TBA online hrs per week required

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball               ARC MAIN Online          15564 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at ballk@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, what section you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled or on the waitlist. There is no in-person orientation for this class.
2.25 TBA online hrs per week required


HCD 331    Career and Job Search Strategies    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: HCD 330
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to assist in the development of research skills in preparation for future employment in a competitive employment market. Topics include researching career fields, setting specific career/educational goals, and examining employment trends. It also includes resume writing, interview skills, and job search strategies.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Klar               ARC MAIN Portable 606    11478 
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HCD 380    Specific Learning Skills Assessment    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for the student with special learning difficulties who may have a specific learning disability. Individual assessment of learning strengths and weaknesses will be completed to determine eligibility for Learning Disabilities services using criteria mandated by the California community college system. Offered on a credit/no credit basis only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MW        12:00PM-01:05PM LEC T.Hart               ARC MAIN Portable 606    15502 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC T.Hart               ARC MAIN Rm 481          10214 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC T.Hart               ARC MAIN Rm 483          14700 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:35PM LEC T.Hart               ARC MAIN Rm 481          14702 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Cronin              TBA TBA                 10216 Textbook
1 hour per week TBA


HCD 382    Specific Learning Strategies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides learning support related to specific learning disabilities. It will present academic strategies to compensate for learning disabilities in order to provide for success in other college course work. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Rm 482          12874 
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TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC G.Joy                ARC MAIN Rm 482          15770 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     12876 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 08-Dec 08
MW        12:30PM-02:10PM LEC G.Joy                ARC MAIN Rm 482          14158 Textbook

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010