Fall 2013 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 07-Dec 17
TTh       05:30PM-10:05PM LEC D.DeAlba             ARC MAIN Raef 161        11135 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 25-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-12:10PM LEC J.Vitaich            Off Campus McClellan 022 11874 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10131 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  19383 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  10135 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN Raef 161        10575 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11923 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  11655 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  12022 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10132 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  11459 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  19145 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  19146 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10134 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  10136 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  10137 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  12963 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  10138 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Britton            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 10576 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas/Ik C222 11585 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  11570 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 101 11530 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus McClellan 204 12904 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Online          11656 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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 T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Online          11796 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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          11976 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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          12069 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11657 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


POLS 310    Introduction to International Relations    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 introduces the academic field of International Relations. It surveys global issues as they relate to theories of international relations, the nation-state system, the role of state and nonstate actors, globalization, armed conflict and its causes, international law and conflict resolution, and international political economy. Special emphasis is placed on comparing global perspectives among developed and developing nations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10139 
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 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12232 
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: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Wend-Bell          ARC MAIN Lib 002         12233 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC G.Lopez Jr.          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A201 12342 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.O'Donnell          ARC MAIN Online          12234 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


POLS 342    Women and Politics from a Global Perspective    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 D4; CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the impact of politics on women's lives and women's impact on politics from a global perspective. It explores past and current influences on the political and legal status of women as well as womenās participation in the political process throughout the world.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  19147 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013