Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better, AND ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers selected topics in motion, gravity, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, and atomic and nuclear physics. It is designed for liberal arts majors and students who have not taken a course in physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     16290 
Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Griffith           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11400 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC S.Young              Off Campus Natomas N202  28461 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          14832 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 20-Dec 08
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     30299 Textbook


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: PHYS 311; ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     14134 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11174 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     14822 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Lege               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12914 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB L.Lege               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11178 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     14130 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM 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; ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. The PHYS 410, 421, 431 sequence is required for majors in physics, chemistry, or engineering.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:10AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11154 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-10:10AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11154 Textbook
MW        10:20AM-11:40AM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       09:00AM-10:10AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11158 Textbook
F         10:30AM-11:40AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11158 Textbook
TTh       10:20AM-11:40AM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       06:00PM-07:10PM LEC D.Everitt            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11150 Textbook
Th        04:30PM-05:40PM LEC D.Everitt            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11150 Textbook
TTh       07:20PM-08:40PM LAB D.Everitt            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       


PHYS 421    Electricity and Magnetism    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     11162 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11166 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       


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

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     28472 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011