Fall 2011 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 - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12452 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10334 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 DaviesHall 113  10336 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10336 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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11334 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 DaviesHall 113  10326 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10326 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
1.7 TBA online hours per week required

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 160        10340 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.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  15054 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 DaviesHall 104  10342 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Weinstein          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10330 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Weinstein          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10344 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  13398 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Rogers             Off Campus McClellan 204 14798 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Perry              Off Campus McClellan 218 12420 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Wootten            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 13912 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C204 13356 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas N101  13536 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10350 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.Cody               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10352 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  29931 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC H.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  11332 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          13988 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          12454 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10328 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          14718 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          15038 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          15190 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 N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          10346 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


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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10380 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  29932 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10378 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TTh       12:00PM-03:10PM LEC R.Soicher            Off Campus McClellan 204 29710 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10356 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10354 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 DaviesHall 204  12688 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: 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 20-Dec 15
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11318 
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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10360 
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 DaviesHall 113  10358 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, MATH 124 or MATH 125 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: descriptive statistics, probability and sampling distributions, parametric and nonparametric statistical methods, hypothesis testing, statistical inference and power, correlation and regression, chi-square, t-tests, and analysis of variance procedures. Application of both hand computation and statistical software to data in a social science context is emphasized to include the interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   16306 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10362 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   10364 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   29935 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10366 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 and PSYC 330, STAT 300 or STAT 305 with a grade of 'C' or better.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TTh       06:00PM-08:10PM LEC R.Soicher            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  30371 
Textbook
TTh       08:20PM-09:10PM LAB R.Soicher            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114    
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  ARC MAIN Online            

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10744 Textbook
MW        09:50AM-10:20AM LAB M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Scott              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
2.6 TBA hours required per week

TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   15948 Textbook
TTh       02:20PM-02:50PM LAB Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB Y.Shimizu            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
2.6 TBA hours required per week


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 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10370 
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: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  29938 
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 15-Dec 09
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC K.O'Shea             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10400 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC K.Rummelhart         ARC MAIN Raef 162        10386 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Ackley             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10388 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Rummelhart         ARC MAIN Raef 162        10390 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10392 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Rummelhart         ARC MAIN Raef 162        10396 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10398 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12840 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 DaviesHall 200  11336 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            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 13914 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  13688 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          13992 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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          10402 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 359    Stress Management and Health    3 Units

Same As: HEED 352
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines productive and nonproductive stress and the influence of various types of stress on health and wellness. Topics include the physiological aspects of stress and its effects on health, assessments of personal coping style, strategies for coping effectively with stress, relaxation techniques, and positive reinforcers. Emphasis is placed on practical application of stress management techniques in daily life. This course is not open to students who have completed HEED 352.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Nichols            ARC MAIN Online          29717 
Textbook
Orientation:    Saturday, August 20    03:00PM-05:00PM    Room 420
This is a mandatory orientation and you will be dropped if you do not attend. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Nichols            ARC MAIN Online          29718 Textbook
Orientation:    Saturday, August 20    03:00PM-05:00PM    Room 420
This is a mandatory orientation and you will be dropped if you do not attend. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Online          29719 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12690 
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: ENGWR 102 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 diverse populations by race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical/cognitive/emotional/developmental ability, and age. It also explores the cognitive and emotional aspects of prejudice as it relates to institutional and individual discrimination. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  15360 
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 DaviesHall 200  15358 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.
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 the main domains in developmental psychology (physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional) as well as the interaction among these domains. Emphasis is placed on development as an on-going process, with an effort to encourage the practical application of the knowledge acquired. This course is designed to provide a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as a better understanding of one's own developmental process.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  28555 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13994 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 DaviesHall 204  13400 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 DaviesHall 112  10372 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  14682 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Online          14682 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.
No face-to-face classroom instruction on these days: 8/24, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12456 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.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10374 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 14376 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          13198 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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          12692 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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          13690 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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          16318 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10408 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10404 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11338 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10406 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 14996 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Ward               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 14546 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Bell               ARC MAIN HeEd 700        29984 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Schultz            Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 29207 Textbook
Mandatory face-to-face Orientation:    Tuesday, August 16, 2011    07:00PM-08:30PM at Natomas Offcampus Center in N103
This class meets entirely online. 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 Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 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 children's behavior and mental processes. This course provides a scientific foundation for future studies in social sciences, including psychology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  15338 
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.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  15978 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  28557 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          15340 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 22    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.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          15342 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 22    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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          28556 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 22    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: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 21-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         Off Campus McClellan     28500 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults.For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  15864 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          15866 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          15868 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          15870 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


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 20-Dec 15
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward                TBA TBA                 12908 
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The first class meeting and orientation for this class will take place on Wednesday, August 24, from 12:30 - 3:35 P.M. in Raef 161.


PSYC 390    Psychology of Death and Dying    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates beliefs, attitudes, anxieties, and behaviors associated with dying and death. Information about suicide, life-threatening illnesses, bereavement, and euthanasia are presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10368 
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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 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        15914 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  15916 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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

Same As: HSER 341
Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 or ESLW 320 and 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 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  15918 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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 20-Dec 15
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC D.Bridges            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  15920 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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 116 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, issues-oriented introduction to the general principles of psychology. Topics include the scientific method, statistics, biological determinants, and general processes of behavior, such as development, learning, language, intelligence, perception, motivation, emotion, personality, and mental health. Emphasizing critical thinking in a seminar style, the focus is on thorough analysis and evaluation of psychological theories and research studies as they relate to practical, everyday issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  16794 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


PSYC 499    Experimental Offering in Psychology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott               TBA TBA                 30528 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey              TBA TBA                 30363 Textbook

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011