Fall 2012 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 - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
TTh       09:00AM-12:10PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus McClellan 022 18935 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11027 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10149 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10150 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10150 Textbook
Online & In-class
This class meets face-to-face one day a week. The balance of the material will be presented online. For the face-to-face portion of the class, please report to the designated classroom on the appropriate day and time associated with this class.
1.6 TBA online hours per week required

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10146 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10146 Textbook
Online & In-class
This class meets face-to-face one day a week. The balance of the material will be presented online. For the face-to-face portion of the class, please report to the designated classroom on the appropriate day and time associated with this class.
1.7 TBA online hours per week required

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 160        10151 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12037 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10152 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10148 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10153 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Cody               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11425 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.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10155 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Cody               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10156 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13261 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Wootten            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 11616 Textbook
F         08:00AM-11:10AM LEC H.Rogers             Off Campus McClellan 204 11929 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC M.Martinez           Off Campus Natomas N201  11412 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC H.Rogers             Off Campus McClellan 220 18934 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas N201  11484 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11642 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          11028 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10147 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11900 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          12029 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          12092 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 N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          10154 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


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 25-Dec 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  19726 
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.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10169 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10168 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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10158 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10157 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC T.Weinstein          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11130 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LEC R.Soicher            Off Campus McClellan 218 19698 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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 5C
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 25-Dec 20
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10589 
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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10160 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10159 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         05:30PM-08:20PM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  19886 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, MATH 124, MATH 125 or MATH 129 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 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12529 
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   10161 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   10162 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   13263 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.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10163 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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10325 
Textbook
MW        12:50PM-01:20PM LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Mitchell           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   12399 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10165 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 26-Dec 20
T         08:10PM-10:15PM LEC K.McCord             Off Campus McClellan 204 19910 
Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:50PM LEC K.McCord             Off Campus McClellan 204 19910 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets on Tuesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916)570-5044.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  13266 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


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 - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
MW        01:30PM-04:40PM LEC K.Rummelhart         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  20236 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10176 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10170 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10171 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10172 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10173 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.McCormick          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10174 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10175 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Soicher            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11534 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Anderson           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 11617 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          11643 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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          10177 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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          11192 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    12:01AM-11:59PM
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 25-Dec 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11131 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L 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 25-Dec 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12154 
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 204  12153 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 25-Oct 19
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12786 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  19745 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          19745 Textbook
NOTE: This class meets face-to-face one day a week. The balance of the material will be presented online. For the face-to-face portion of the class, please report to the designated classroom on the appropriate day and time associated with this class.
1.6 online hrs per week required

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11644 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11644 Textbook
NOTE: This class meets face-to-face one day a week. The balance of the material will be presented online. For the face-to-face portion of the class, please report to the designated classroom on the appropriate day and time associated with this class.
1.6 online hrs per week required

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11426 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

W         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  20102 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          20102 Textbook
Online & In-class
This class meets face-to-face one day a week. The balance of the material will be presented online. For the face-to-face portion of the class, please report to the designated classroom on the appropriate day and time associated with this class.
1.6 TBA online hours per week required

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11029 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11888 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10167 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11787 Textbook
F         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC R.Marmer             Off Campus McClellan 220 19697 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          11346 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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          11132 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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          11535 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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          12533 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10180 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Schultz            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10178 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10599 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10179 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN HeEd 700        13308 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 12010 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Daniels            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 11856 Textbook


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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12143 
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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  12413 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          12145 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 27    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          12787 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 27    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 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 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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  18988 
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TBA       TBA             LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN Online          18988 Textbook
NOTE: the use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.
1.6 online hours required each week

W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  12370 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          12371 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          12372 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          12373 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


PSYC 378    Communicating with and Validating Older Adults    3 Units

Same As: GERON 330
Prerequisite: GERON 302 or PSYC 374 with a grade of "C" or better
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)
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 online students, 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 25-Dec 20
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11223 
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W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward                TBA TBA                 11223 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.
First class meeting, August 29, will be held in Davies Hall 104; subsequent class meetings will be held at an off-campus institutional setting.


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 UC/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 25-Dec 20
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10164 
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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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        12386 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  12387 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12388 
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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 25-Dec 20
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC D.Bridges            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12389 
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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 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12633 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


PSYC 495    Independent Studies in Psychology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott               TBA TBA                 20477 
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PSYC 499    Experimental Offering in Psychology    .5-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey              TBA TBA                 20408 
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Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012