Fall 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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. This course is not open to students who have taken PSYC 480. (C-ID PSY 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
TTh       09:00AM-12:10PM LEC R.Marmer             Off Campus McClellan 022 12906 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Carlson            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10143 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  10144 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10144 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  10140 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10140 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        10145 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 204  11924 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.
This section of PSYCH 300 is part of a Learning Community paired with a .5-unit section of ENGWR 304. This Learning Community provides enhanced support for writing in psychology. Even students who already write well will benefit! Students must be enrolled in both the Psych 300 class and one of the ENGWR 304 classes (T 9:30AM - 10:20AM, section 18762) or (Th 9:30AM - 10:20AM, section 18763) to be eligible for this community.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10146 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10142 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11357 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 204  10149 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10150 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  12784 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10975 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas N201  11414 Textbook
Th        06:15PM-09:20PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas N203  11539 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC K.Corbisiero-Dees    Off Campus Natomas N201  11344 Textbook
F         08:00AM-11:10AM LEC R.Stein              Off Campus McClellan 204 11826 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Cody               Off Campus McClellan 220 12905 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11565 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10976 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10141 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11801 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11916 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11977 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 N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          10148 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


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 24-Dec 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  13187 
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  10162 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  10161 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 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10152 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Bahm               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10151 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LEC S.Colby              Off Campus McClellan 101 13183 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 24-Dec 19
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10570 
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. (C-ID PSY 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10154 
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  10153 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          13239 Textbook
Mandatory 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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          18932 Textbook
Mandatory 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


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, MATH 124, MATH 125 , MATH 129 or MATH 133 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 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12366 
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   10155 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   10156 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12785 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   10157 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. (C-ID PSY 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10313 
Textbook
MW        02:20PM-02:50PM LAB E.Mitchell            TBA TBA                   
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
2.3 TBA hours required per week

TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12241 Textbook
TTh       02:20PM-02:50PM LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Mitchell           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
2.2 TBA hours required per week

TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   19653 Textbook
TTh       07:50PM-08:20PM LAB K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB K.DeSouza            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
2.2 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. (C-ID PSY 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10159 
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. (C-ID SOCI 130)

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 22-Dec 19
W         07:40PM-09:15PM LEC V.Herndon            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C201 13246 
Textbook
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC V.Herndon            Off Campus Natomas N202  13246 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.


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 - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10169 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10163 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        10164 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        10165 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10167 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        10168 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.McCormick          ARC MAIN Raef 161        10166 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Rummelhart         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11462 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Rummelhart         Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 11540 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          11566 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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          10170 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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          11136 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11076 
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 24-Dec 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12033 
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  12032 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. (C-ID PSY 180)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12529 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13188 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  11567 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  19958 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11358 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13273 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.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10977 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  11790 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10160 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Online          10160 Textbook
NOTE:There will be no face-to-face instruction on these days: Aug. 21, Sept. 4, Sept. 18, Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Nov. 6, Nov. 20, Dec. 4. 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.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 11701 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Marmer             Off Campus McClellan 208 13182 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          11279 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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          11077 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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          11463 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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          12369 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    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 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 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 interaction of maturational and environmental factors. 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. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10173 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10171 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10577 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10172 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 700        12818 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 11900 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC N.Hall               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 11762 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 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12023 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12255 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          12024 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 26    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          12530 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 26    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 24-Dec 19
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12948 
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TBA       TBA             LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN Online          12948 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

Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12214 Textbook
NOTE: the use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          12215 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          12216 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          12217 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


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)
Enrollment Limitation: Current tuberculosis clearance
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. After the first class session, this course is held off campus in a long-term care setting. This course is not open to students who have completed GERON 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11166 
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TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward                TBA TBA                 11166 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.
First class meeting, August 28, 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 D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
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 24-Dec 19
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10158 
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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 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        12228 
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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  12229 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 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12230 
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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 24-Dec 19
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC D.Bridges            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12231 
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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: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the 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. This course is not open to students who have completed PSYC 300. (C-ID PSY 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12457 
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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
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott               TBA TBA                 20207 
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Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013