Fall 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HUM 300    Classical Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of Western culture that focuses on the human values expressed through painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy. Emphasis is on the civilizations of Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Harlan             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 11930 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 221  11907 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12809 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13285 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  10380 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  19109 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Wootton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  20181 Textbook
F         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC A.Terrell            Off Campus McClellan 218 18925 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Harlan             ARC MAIN Online          19762 Textbook
Online classThis course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HUM 301    Introduction to the Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a non-chronological course that introduces the humanities, primarily architecture, music, painting, poetry, sculpture, theatre, and film. Emphasis is on identifying, appreciating, analyzing, interpreting, and understanding various masterworks, primarily from Europe and America. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  12810 
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MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12811 Textbook


HUM 302    Global Humanities: Atheism in Creativity, Thought, and Inspiration Traditions    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2010); CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This academic and non-sectarian course emphasizes the historical and cultural frameworks of atheism. It takes a basic, integrated humanities approach to global non-religious traditions. The course analyzes a broad range of visual and performance arts, as well as literary documents, that explore diverse atheist philosophies over time and around the world. It reviews the difference between atheism and related conceptual traditions in creative expression. The course studies works and ideas comparatively, analyzing their relation to their contexts and to their impacts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  12433 
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HUM 310    Modern Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of Western culture that focuses on the human values expressed through painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy. Emphasis is on the period from the Renaissance to the Modern Age.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12519 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10604 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10382 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC A.Kingsnorth         Off Campus Natomas N103  13002 Textbook


HUM 320    Asian Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys traditions, cultures, literature, art, music and film of India, China, and Japan from ancient times to the present. Emphasis is on the inter-relationships of the arts, literatures and philosophies in their historical contexts within each geographical area.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12032 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          10383 Textbook


HUM 326    Middle Eastern Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the cultures of the Middle East, with an emphasis on the analysis and appreciation of the arts, architecture, music, and sacred and secular texts of Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey and other countries from ancient to modern times, as they apply to cultural and political developments.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          19764 
Textbook
Online class The above class meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HUM 330    Humanities of the Americas    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the fine arts of the Western Hemisphere from antiquity to contemporary times, with an emphasis on an awareness of and a sensitivity to the literature, philosophy, art, and music of the past and present. It compares the various cultures indigenous to the Western Hemisphere both among themselves and in contrast to the cultures of Europe on their arrival in the 15th century. The course explores the ethnic and cultural conflicts and resolutions that constitute the confluence of ideas and beliefs in the Americas. It provides specific attention to the distinctively American aspects of the arts and their difference from the European tradition.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10384 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10385 Textbook


HUM 360    Introduction to the Old Testament (The Hebrew Bible)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a literary and historical approach to the Hebrew Bible. This academic and non-sectarian course explores the ancient Israelite society prior to the Common Era through a study of the Old Testament of the Bible, culture artifacts, and other writings of contemporaneous societies of the ancient Middle East, and a study of scholarly theories and archaeological studies related to biblical texts and ancient Israelite material culture.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         06:15PM-09:20PM LEC E.Wootton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  19110 
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Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012