Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a course for liberal arts majors and students who have not taken a course in physics. It includes selected topics in motion, gravity, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, and atomic and nuclear physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     30843 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11334 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     30293 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Griffith           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11570 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          15768 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PHYS 312    Conceptual Physics Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PHYS 310
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Together with PHYS 310, this course satisfies the UC and CSU general education science lab requirement. Emphasis is placed on scientific observation and measurement and their relationship to physical concepts. This course provides concrete, hands-on observation activities and interpretation of data in a variety of experimental situations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     15764 
Textbook


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: PHYS 311
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 trigonometry-based physics course covers the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. It also covers mechanical waves, sound, heat, and thermodynamics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     14832 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11326 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     15758 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC L.Lege               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     13364 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-07:50PM LAB C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This trigonometry-based physics course covers electricity, magnetism, basic electric circuit theory, optics, wave behavior, and modern physics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11330 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     14828 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 410    Mechanics of Solids and Fluids    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 401
Advisory: PHYS 311
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 calculus-based physics course covers mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. The PHYS 410, 421, 431 sequence is required for majors in physics, chemistry, or engineering. The course includes lecture, laboratory, and problem discussion sections.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:40AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11306 
Textbook
T         12:00PM-01:10PM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11306 Textbook
MW        11:50AM-01:10PM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       09:00AM-10:10AM LEC C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11310 Textbook
T         12:00PM-01:10PM LEC C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11310 Textbook
TTh       10:20AM-11:40AM LAB C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     11302 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-11:35AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     11302 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB D.Everitt            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       


PHYS 421    Electricity and Magnetism    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 402
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course is an in-depth treatment of electricity and magnetism. It involves problem solving with an emphasis on physics problems that require integral calculus.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11314 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11318 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 431    Heat, Waves, Light and Modern Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 402
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course explores the fundamental theories of thermodynamics, waves, optics, and modern physics. Topics include heat, temperature, kinetic theory, waves, sound, light reflection and refraction, optics, interference, diffraction, atomic theory, and nuclear physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11322 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010