Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SOC 300    Introductory Sociology    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines principles and basic concepts in sociology. It includes the study of institutions, culture, social organization, group interaction, social stratification, economy, politics, social movements, and urbanization.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC D.Welkley            Off Campus SanJuan HS    13098 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           10466 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           13942 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           10468 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Kloss              ARC MAIN D 203           11508 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN D 203           11512 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Torres             ARC MAIN D 203           10472 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN D 203           10470 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Natomas Rm N201          14112 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Natomas Rm N201          14116 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          15574 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course 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.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          12846 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


SOC 301    Social Problems    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys social problems of present day American society including a study of their causes, consequences, and an evaluation of proposed solutions and methods of treatment. Attention is directed to poverty and inequality, race and gender inequalities, problems of the environment, unequal access to education, and problems in the economy and globalization.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           10474 
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SOC 320    Minorities in America    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 VI; CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines patterns of racial and ethnic group relations in the United States of America. The course employs basic sociological approaches to the study of race and ethnicity, with an emphasis on a comparative analysis of historical, social, and economic factors affecting intergroup and intragroup dynamics. The topics include prejudice, discrimination, racism, racial and ethnic stratification, assimilation patterns among groups, demographic shifts, civil rights and other related topics.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN D 203           13114 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN D 203           31463 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC W.Kawamoto           Natomas Inderkum A103    13890 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 22-Dec 16
W         06:00PM-07:55PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Ethan 252     15176 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:15PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Ethan 250     15176 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets on Wednesday 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        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Kawamoto           ARC MAIN D 103           10058 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Guadalupe          ARC MAIN D 103           13706 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Torres             ARC MAIN D 203           14964 Textbook


SOC 335    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 300
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 UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the aged and aging process with emphasis on social factors affecting and affected by an aging population. It includes an analysis of demographics, history of aging in America, social conditions, resources and support systems, employment, retirement, social class/cultural differences. Not open to students who have completed GERON 300.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          14662 
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Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          10478 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course 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          15506 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course 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          14706 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


SOC 342    Gender Relations in American 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 V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course deals with gender relations in American society. It examines historical, social, economic, political, and cultural forces in shaping gender identity, gender roles, and gender expectations. The goal of the course is to utilize sociological theories to explain gender experience as socially constructed rather than biologically determined. Specifically, the course examines the experience of people of diverse economic, racial, and ethnic origins within a historical and cross-cultural perspective. The focus of this course is an analysis and discussion of gender relations in the home, the work place, the mass media, the health care system, and politics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           10476 
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SOC 350    Sociology of Popular Culture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes the historical development and emergence of American popular culture and the relationship between contemporary popular culture, social institutions and collective behavior. Further, it considers popular culture within the context of social, political, and economic changes in the United States and includes an analysis of theories of popular culture, hegemony, advertising, music, and film.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN D 103           16312 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010