Fall 2012 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 08-Dec 18
TTh       05:30PM-10:05PM LEC D.DeAlba             ARC MAIN Raef 161        11191 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Moen               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A205 10595 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
MW        05:30PM-08:40PM LEC R.Wenter             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11533 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 26-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-12:10PM LEC K.Moen               Off Campus McClellan 022 11979 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC K.Moen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10136 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  10141 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Raef 161        10594 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12036 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  11740 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12142 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.Britton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10138 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  11531 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10139 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  10140 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  10142 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

F         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC K.Baxter             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11532 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10143 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  19006 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10144 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

M         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Baxter             Off Campus McClellan 218 11606 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Wenter             Off Campus Natomas/Ik C222 11667 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  11650 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Wenter             Off Campus McClellan 204 18932 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN Online          11741 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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          11894 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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          12091 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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          12195 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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, 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); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comparative study and analysis of political systems, ideologies, institutions, policies, cultures, histories, and the development of selected foreign governments. Special emphasis is placed on the cultural and social dimensions of political behavior and attitudes in connection with governmental and political practices typical of particular geographical regions. Coverage includes an examination of selected developed and lesser developed nation-states from a global perspective.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11742 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


POLS 304    Introduction to Government: California    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: CSU Area D8; CSU Area F3
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the essential organization, institutions and processes of California state and local government. It fulfills the California State University requirement for state and local government, but not the requirement for the U.S. Constitution.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  19007 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10145 
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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12390 
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 20-Dec 14
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Soble              Off Campus Natomas N202  12503 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Friedman           ARC MAIN Lib 002         12391 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.O'Donnell          ARC MAIN Online          12392 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


POLS 481    Introduction to Government: United States - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a) (effective Summer 2012); 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. Conducted in a seminar format, this course emphasizes participatory classroom styles of learning and the material used is more substantial and sophisticated. In addition, there are extensive research projects on American institutions, political processes, and political behavior designed to challenge and motivate. This course is not open to students who have completed POLS 301.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  19008 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012