Fall 2011 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 15-Dec 09
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Kloss              Off Campus McClellan 112 12680 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10412 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  13402 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10414 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  11340 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11342 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10418 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10416 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Off Campus Natomas N201  13540 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Off Campus Natomas N201  13542 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Kloss              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  29926 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          14720 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          12458 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: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Welkley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  29925 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10420 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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 20-Oct 14
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  12694 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  16840 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC W.Kawamoto           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  29924 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 13362 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10046 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  13200 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Torres             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  14256 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          10424 
Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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          14672 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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          14030 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10422 
Textbook


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 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  15192 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011