Fall 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HCD 111    College Discovery Program    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to teach about options and resources relevant to student success at American River College. The focus is on academic and personal goal setting, campus resources, academic requirements, basic study skill development and strategies that are compatible with academic success.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         09:20AM-10:25AM LEC M.Ruedas             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  12736 
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Learning Communities: Puente Project - (ENGWR 102 & ENGWR 94) Proficient Writing and (HCD 111) Transfer: Making It Happen (5 Units) - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 19631
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This section of HCD 111 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 10:30AM-11:50AM) and ENGWR 94 (M 12:00PM-1:05PM). The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number of educationally underrepresented students who transfer to four-year Colleges and universities. Puente builds a community of motivated college students by providing English writing instruction in a supportive environment. The English composition course features Mexican American/Latino literature; the Human Career Development class helps each student plan their class schedules and navigate the university application process. See course descriptions for ENGWR 102 and HCD 111. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community (19631); you will be enrolled in both classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.


HCD 114    Human Potential Seminar    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an in-depth examination of techniques to be used in enhancing one's chances for success in college. It is designed to meet the needs of students who are experiencing difficulty in achieving their goals in higher education. Course topics include: motivation, goal setting, communication skills, time management, exam preparation, note taking and reading college textbooks. It is required for most dismissed students for readmission to the college.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Malik              ARC MAIN Portable 614    10088 
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Course will be taught by J. Malik.

Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC M.Chappell           ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10089 Textbook
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC R.Agbunag            ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10089 Textbook
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC M.Gomez              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10090 Textbook


HCD 310    College Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; ENGRW 102 or 103 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary for college success. Topics include motivation, self discipline, learning styles, memory development, time management, communication skills, goal-setting, career planning, study skills and techniques, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, it covers personal issues that are commonly encountered by many college students. Campus resources, college regulations, and information competency are also addressed. This course is highly recommended for first time college students and/or continuing college students who would benefit. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
W         05:55PM-07:30PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11395 
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Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N103  11395 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on Wednesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

MW        05:30PM-08:40PM LEC T.Times              Off Campus McClellan 100 12896 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN Portable 614    12735 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Portable 614    12062 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN Portable 614    10986 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN Portable 614    11786 Textbook
NOTE: This section will focus on the Chicano/Latino student experience.

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11922 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Dilgard            Off Campus Natomas N201  11346 Textbook



TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Times              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11789 Textbook
Learning Communities - First Year Experience (FYE) - 12 units - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 19889 or 19890
This section of HCD 310 is taught in combination with ENGRD 116 (TTh 1:30PM-2:50PM), ENGWR 102 (TTh 3:00PM-4:20PM) and MATH 32 (MW 10:30AM-11:50AM) OR MUFHL 330 (MW 9:00AM-10:20AM)
The First Year Experience Program is a structured academic program designed to increase the likelihood of college success. The FYE objective is to promote learning in a supportive environment. This offering is the first semester of a two-semester program. All of the classes, ENGWR 102, ENGRD 116, HCD 310, and MATH 32 or MUFHL 330 are linked through instructors, assignments, and lectures. Any course numbered 300 and above is a transfer level course. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community. Orientation Required. For more information, contact Chanin James-Hardwick at jameshc @arc.losrios.edu or Jessica Nelson at nelsonj @arc.losrios.edu, or the Counseling Center at 484-8572 for an appointment.


MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Marshall           ARC MAIN Portable 614    11079 Textbook
Learning Communities - Umoja-Sakhu - 4 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 19655
This section of HCD 310 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 10:30am-11:50am) and ENGWR 94 (M 12:00-1:05pm) and is part of the Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community which is open to all students. This learning community is designed to enhance the cultural and educational experiences of community college students, particularly those who identify themselves as African American. To sign up, students must attend one of the following informational meetings to receive a permission number: Thursday April 25th or May 23rd 6-7pm; Tuesday, June 4th or July 2nd 1-2pm; or Tuesday June 18th or July 23rd 6-7pm. Meetings are held in the Student Center Community Room 1. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, 19655, and receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community. For more information please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Support_Services/Umoja-Sakhu.htm or contact Jeri Marshall marshaj@arc.losrios.edu (marshaj@arc.losrios.edu), Judy Mays maysj@arc.losrios.edu or Reyna Moore moorer@arc.losrios.edu .


HCD 318    Transfer: Making It Happen    2 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 III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a comprehensive study of the university transfer process as it relates to community college students. Topics include an overview of American higher education, transfer admissions requirements, college research, major selection, transfer resources, student support services, transitional issues, the college application process, and preparation for graduate and professional education. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC M.Preciado           ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11417 
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TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11417 Textbook



MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Portable 613B   19667 Textbook
Learning Communities--for ARC Athletes--Just Do It!--8 units--Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 19637
This section of HCD 318 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 10:30AM-11:50AM) and ENGRD 116 (MW 9:00AM-10:20AM) and is designed for ARC athletes who desire an integrated approach to college reading and writing. The reading material will focus on sports and athletes and be used to generate ideas for writing. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, 19637; you will be enrolled in all three classes (listed above) and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.


HCD 330    Life and Career Planning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive approach to life and career planning based on extensive measurement of aptitude, interests, personality type, values, and skills. Personal and career goals are formulated using career research and decision-making strategies. Course topics include changing career trends and job search techniques.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10063 
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F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Gomez              ARC MAIN Lib 001         11081 Textbook
T         11:00AM-01:05PM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10059 Textbook
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Fernandez          ARC MAIN Portable 614    10062 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          10982 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at Andres@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, what section you are enrolled in and whether you are enrolled in the class or on the waiting list. Do not buy any materials for this class until instructed to do so. There is no in-person orientation for the class.
2.25 online TBA hours per week required

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball               ARC MAIN Online          11695 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at ballk@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, what section you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled or on the waitlist. There is no in-person orientation for this class.
2.25 TBA online hrs per week required

TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC J.Fernandez          Off Campus Natomas N201  12788 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Ruedas             ARC MAIN Portable 614    10057 Textbook
W         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Portable 614    12836 Textbook
Th        03:30PM-05:35PM LEC R.Griffin            ARC MAIN Lib 001         11696 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          10064 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at Andres@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, what section you are enrolled in and whether you are enrolled in the class or on the waiting list. Do not buy any materials for this class until instructed to do so. There is no in-person orientation for the class.
2.25 TBA online hrs per week required

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11799 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at nelsonj@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, what section you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled or on the waitlist. There is no in-person orientation for this class.
2.25 TBA online hrs per week required

TTh       03:30PM-04:35PM LEC C.Funk               Off Campus Natomas N201  11538 Textbook


HCD 382    Specific Learning Strategies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides learning support related to specific learning disabilities. It presents academic strategies to compensate for learning disabilities in order to provide for success in other college course work.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11428 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          11428 Textbook
This class meets face-to-face and online.
1.7 online TBA hours per week required.

W         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10987 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          10987 Textbook
This class meets face-to-face and online.
1.7 online TBA hours per week required.

TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Sala               ARC MAIN Portable 614    11841 Textbook

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013