Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a broad overview of general principles of psychology. Topics include the scientific method, statistics, biological determinants, as well as general processes of behavior, such as development, learning, language, intelligence, perception, motivation, emotion, personality, and mental health.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TTh       09:00AM-12:10PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Ethan 250     14498 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 204           12840 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC G.Machado            Off Campus Encina HS     15548 Textbook
Encina High School, 1400 Bell Street, Sacramento

NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN D 204           10370 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 111           10372 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 113           10374 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10374 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN D 112           11502 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 113           10364 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10364 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 160        10378 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN D 103           16086 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN D 104           10382 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 112           10368 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

F         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC H.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 112           10376 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 112           10384 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN D 113           13938 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 111           10388 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Ethan 252     15714 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Anderson           Off Campus SanJuan HS    12798 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Wootten            Natomas Inderkum A103    14556 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC M.Cody               Natomas Inderkum C204    13884 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Marmer             Natomas Rm N101          14108 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC M.Martinez           Natomas Rm N102          14110 Textbook



W         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN D 203           14654 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN Online          14654 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

M         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN D 203           10390 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN Online          10390 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Weinstein          ARC MAIN D 111           10392 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC H.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 113           11500 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN Online          14652 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          12842 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10366 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          15572 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          16066 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          16308 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN Online          10386 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 305    Personal Growth and Adjustment    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores human behavior emphasizing the practical and adjustive aspects of psychology in everyday life. Topics include development, personal growth and adjustment over the life span, motivation, emotions, stress, adjustment, behavior disorder, personality, attitudes, values, and interpersonal relationships.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN D 103           10416 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN D 112           10420 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN D 112           10418 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Samaan             ARC MAIN D 112           10422 Textbook


PSYC 310    Biological Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 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 an analysis and description of the physiological determinants of behavior. Content includes the brain, the nervous system, central nervous pathologies, endocrine function and the biochemistry of mental disease. This is a basic course for psychology, medical and biological science majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN D 104           10396 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN D 111           10394 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN D 204           13108 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 311    Biological Psychology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PSYC 310
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves the applied study of the nervous system, focusing on its anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and impact on behavioral and mental processes. It provides a foundation in the principles of the scientific method and practical experience in its application to the study of biological psychology. Specific topics include anatomy, physiology, and organization of the nervous system, with special emphasis on the brain; anatomy and physiology of the neuron; physiology of nerves and nerve conduction; the biochemistry of the synapse; anatomy and physiology of sensory systems; and psychophysical examination of sensation and perception. Brain dissection procedures, interactive computer simulations, and lab experiments with data collection and analysis are utilized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN D 204           11486 
Textbook


PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes human behavior in relation to the social environment, including the power of the situation, other individuals, and the social group. Emphasized topics include aggression, prejudice, attraction, altruism, attitude change, conformity, gender roles, cultural norms, person perception, and social cognition.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 113           10400 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 113           10398 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 112           14276 Textbook


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 and Math 120 or Math 124 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses upon the concepts and applications of descriptive and inferential statistics in psychology and other behavioral sciences. Topics include hypothesis testing, correlation, chi-square, and analysis of variance procedures.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   30861 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10402 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10404 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10406 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 335    Research Methods in Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: PSYC 330 or STAT 301
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the planning and execution of research studies in the behavioral sciences. Crucial topics include hypothesis formation, review of the professional literature, research design, collection of data, statistical analysis, and scientific report writing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10860 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above Lab meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11734 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-02:50PM LAB Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above Lab meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Portable 609A   30253 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-06:20PM LAB E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 or 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an exploration of the broad questions of normality and abnormality. Topics include the investigation of specific mental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties and current approaches to psychological intervention including present community mental health practices. It considers the contribution of social, biological and psychological factors to the development and persistence of behavior disorders.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10410 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 354    The Psychology of Family Life and Intimate Relationships in a Diverse Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of family life and intimate relationships from historical, sociological and psychological viewpoints. Topics include elements for building and maintaining intimate relationships, the structure and functions of the family, sexuality, parenting, gender roles, partner selection, conflict, crisis, divorce, and starting over.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
T         08:00PM-09:50PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Ethan 252     14668 
Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Ethan 252     14668 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
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Garrison           ARC MAIN D 103           10424 Textbook


PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Areas D4, D9, and E1; IGETC Area 4D and Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of human sexual behavior from birth through adulthood. Sexuality is explored from historical, cultural, psychological, physiological, sociological and legal viewpoints.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC J.Soles              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10440 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC K.Rummelhart         ARC MAIN Raef 162        10440 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-03:10PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Ethan 252     16110 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10426 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10428 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10430 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN D 104           10432 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10436 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10438 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN D 103           13284 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN D 204           11504 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Wootten            Natomas Inderkum A103    14558 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Heskin             ARC MAIN D 111           14278 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Soles              ARC MAIN D 112           10434 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          14656 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          10442 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 361    Psychology of Women in a Multicultural Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D4; CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4C; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the psychological effects of society upon women. Emphasis is on the exploration of gender roles, sex roles, stereotypes, as well as the sociocultural, intrapersonal, and interpersonal factors in the development of women.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN D 111           13110 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 365    Issues of Diverse Populations    3 Units

Same As: HSER 330
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the values, problems, issues, concerns and counseling needs of special population groups including the elderly, African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, homosexuals, the poor and terminally ill. It also includes the nature and extent of chemical dependency and other addictive behaviors. Not open to students who have completed HSER 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN D 103           16554 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN D 204           16552 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 370    Human Development: A Life Span    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines human development across the lifespan, from conception through death, by focusing on development from the perspectives of physiology, cognition, and psychology along with the interaction among these three domains. Emphasis is placed on development as an on-going process and practical application of course material. This course is designed as a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as providing a better understanding of one's own developmental process.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 112           14658 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 204           13940 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 112           10412 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 204           15528 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 111           12844 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN D 112           10414 Textbook
F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN D 111           14282 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             Natomas Inderkum A202    15134 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          13704 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          13112 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          14280 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          30868 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 372    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: ECE 312
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the growth and development of children from the prenatal stage through adolescence. For each stage of development, the physical, cognitive, linguistic, social-moral, and emotional aspects of development, with attention to both typical as well as atypical development in each area, are discussed. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the environment. This material is designed as a foundation for early care and education, teaching, and parenting. This course is not open to students who have completed ECE 312.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Chesbro            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        14972 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10452 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10448 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11506 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10450 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Natomas Inderkum A104    15984 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Watkins            Natomas Inderkum A104    15346 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN D 112           14968 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10456 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Schultz            ARC MAIN Online          30185 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 373    Child Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU GE D9; CSU GE E1; IGETC 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the science of child psychology through the analysis of developmental theories and research. Key developmental events across the main domains in developmental psychology (physical, cognitive, socio-emotional) are examined from conception through adolescence. Questions about development are investigated, with an emphasis on the role of the scientific method. Typical and atypical psychological development research is explored as well as the influences of culture, society, family, and physical environments on childrenâ¿¿s behavior and mental processes. This course provides a scientific foundation for future studies in social sciences, including psychology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN D 204           16518 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN D 204           30268 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN Online          16520 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 23    12:0AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN Online          16522 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 23    12:0AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 374    Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 302
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the physical, psychological, and social aspects of the aging process including the interactions between the elderly and the rest of society. Topics include an analysis of stereotypes, social bonds, environmental factors, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. Not open to students who have completed GERON 302.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN D 208           30194 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          30195 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          30196 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          30197 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          30198 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 378    Communicating with and Validating Older Adults    3 Units

Same As: GERON 330
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic theory, techniques, and experiences for communication with, validation of, and stimulation of the elderly at different cognitive levels in long-term care. This class is held off campus in a long-term care setting. For internet modality, supervision by an activity professional in a long-term care setting is required. It is not open to students who have completed GERON 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Portable 609A   13358 
Textbook


PSYC 390    Psychology of Death and Dying    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course involves an investigation of beliefs, attitudes, anxieties, and behaviors associated with dying and death. Included will be information relevant to suicide, life-threatening illnesses, bereavement, euthanasia, and various philosophical views on the phenomenon.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN D 111           10408 
Textbook


PSYC 400    Introduction to Chemical Dependency    3 Units

Same As: HSER 340
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the physiological effects of chemical dependency on the individual. It includes an analysis of the effects of substance abuse on the family; the sociological, economic conditions contributing to substance abuse; and a description of community efforts at prevention and treatment. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 340.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        30234 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN D 103           30235 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


PSYC 401    Physiology and Pharmacology: Alcohol & Other Drugs    3 Units

Same As: HSER 341
Prerequisite: HSER 340 or PSYC 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the chemical composition of alcohol and the mechanism of action in the body of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs, including opiates, stimulants, depressants, psychotherapeutics, and psychedelics. It also includes the social and psychological implications of tolerance, habituation, and substance abuse of the user and abuser. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 341.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN D 103           30236 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


PSYC 402    Alcoholism: Intervention, Treatment & Recovery    3 Units

Same As: HSER 342
Prerequisite: HSER 341 or PSYC 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study and evaluation of techniques used in the treatment of chemical dependency. Topics include intervention, individual and group counseling, detoxification, twelve-step program, therapeutic communities, and aftercare programs. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 342.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC D.Bridges            ARC MAIN D 113           30237 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


PSYC 480    Honors General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above; ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better. ENGRD 015 with "C" or better, or placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is for psychology majors, behavioral science majors and other students who desire a challenging, critical thinking and issues oriented introduction to general principles. Topics include the scientific method, statistics, biological determinants and general processes of behavior such as development, learning, verbal behavior, intelligence, perception, motivation, emotion, personality and mental health. Using a seminar style, the focus will be on encouraging thorough analysis and evaluation of psychological theories and research studies as they relate to practical, everyday issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 114           31375 
Textbook


PSYC 495    Independent Studies in Psychology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott               TBA TBA                 31882 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott               TBA TBA                 31883 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott               TBA TBA                 31884 Textbook

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010