Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    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(a); CSU Area D8; CSU Area F2; CSU Area F3; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes the U.S. government's historic origins, philosophical and theoretical justification, constitutional structures and how these institutions work. It examines and describes the procedural aspects of the political system including holding elections, campaigning, voting, lobbying, legislating, executing and adjudicating law. It provides an analysis of contemporary problems and issues. It also describes California state and local governments' constitutional base, structures and functions, political process, problems and issues.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 03-Dec 13
TTh       05:30PM-10:05PM LEC D.DeAlba             ARC MAIN Raef 161        12838 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC C.Villavicencio      Off Campus Natomas/Ik A205 11330 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MW        05:30PM-08:40PM LEC C.Villavicencio      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  13684 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-03:10PM LEC K.Moen               Off Campus McClellan 204 14908 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10306 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10308 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  28509 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN Raef 161        11328 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10316 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  15052 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  14250 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Yount              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  15336 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Wenter             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10310 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  13680 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC G.Yount              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10312 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10314 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Vitaich            Off Campus McClellan 204 13870 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC K.Moen               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A101 14082 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Britton            Off Campus Natomas N101  14024 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10318 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

F         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  13682 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10320 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10322 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN Online          14252 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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 K.Collihan           ARC MAIN Online          14704 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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 C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          15188 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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 C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          15464 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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


POLS 302    Introduction to Government: Foreign    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 D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course comparatively examines the political systems of selected Western European, Eastern European, Asian, Middle Eastern, African, and Latin American countries. Emphasis is on the formation of political institutions, political culture, citizen and interest participation, political parties, and bureaucratic public policy roles.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  14254 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


POLS 310    Introduction to International Relations    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 D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the international political system. The focus will be on global issues as they relate to the nation-state system, the role of non-state actors, Global North and Global South relations, globalization, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, armed conflict and its causes, regional and hemispheric relations, and international political economy.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10324 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


POLS 330    Constitutional Rights    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 D8
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of American constitutional rights and civil liberties. Emphasis is placed on analysis of U.S. Supreme Court decisions and related materials dealing with issues arising under the Bill of Rights and the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  15928 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


POLS 332    Law and Society    3 Units

Same As: BUS 345
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 D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the Anglo-American Common Law System with emphasis upon the nature and purpose of law. The evolution of legal concepts as a reflection of the social environment, and the basic organization and functioning of the American judicial system will be presented from a theoretical rather than a practical view point through analysis of selected cases and reading materials. This course is not open to students who have completed BUS 345.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC R.Friedman           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 16222 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.O'Donnell          ARC MAIN Lib 002         15930 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          15932 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Friday, August 19    06:00PM-08:00PM Room 157
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011