Fall 2013 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 19-Dec 13
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Harlan             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A117 11827 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  11807 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  12543 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12799 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC E.Wootton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13307 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Terrell            PST Center McClellan 103 12899 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Harlan             ARC MAIN Online          13195 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 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12544 
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MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12545 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; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to UC/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 24-Dec 19
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  19411 
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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: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Spencer            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A204 19368 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12358 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10582 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10367 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  18802 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC K.Spencer            Off Campus Natomas N202  12631 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 24-Dec 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  11919 
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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 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          13197 
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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

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          18803 Textbook


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 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10369 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10370 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 24-Dec 19
W         06:15PM-09:20PM LEC E.Wootton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13001 
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HUM 365    Introduction to the New Testament    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 academic and non-sectarian course emphasizes the historical and cultural contexts of the New Testament. It analyzes the documents of the early Christian community in relation to both Judaism and the Greco-Roman world. Topics include contemporary religious ideas such as the messiah, the afterlife, the origin of the gospels, the nature of inspiration, transmission of documents and ideas, important Jewish groups, politics of Palestine under the Romans, and the role of Paul.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  19715 
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Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013