Fall 2014 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 23-Dec 18
M         09:20AM-10:10AM LEC M.Ruedas             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  12299 
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Learning Communities: Puente Project - ENGWR 101 & ENGWR 94 (Proficient Writing) and HCD 111 (College Discovery) (6 Units)
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This section of HCD 111 is taught in combination with ENGWR 101 (MW 10:30AM-12:35 pm) and ENGWR 94 (M 9:20 AM-10:10 AM). 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. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community (19612); you will be enrolled in three 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 23-Dec 18
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10081 
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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 23-Oct 15
W         03:30PM-06:35PM LEC C.Hardwick           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  20084 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Hardwick           ARC MAIN Online          20084 Textbook
T         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N201  11277 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N201  11277 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort 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 the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

MW        05:30PM-08:40PM LEC K.Herman             Off Campus McClellan 100 12421 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
W         03:30PM-06:35PM LEC C.Hardwick           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  20305 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Hardwick           ARC MAIN Online          20305 Textbook
3.4 TBA online hours per week required

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10923 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN ER 001          11602 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 217  11835 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN Lib 001         11599 Textbook
NOTE: This section will focus on the Chicano/Latino student experience.

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC D.Fong               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11721 Textbook
W         05:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Scalzi-Pesola      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  19226 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Fernandez          ARC MAIN Portable 613B   19221 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC S.Dilgard            Off Campus Natomas N201  11240 Textbook



MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Marshall           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     10998 Textbook
Learning Communities - Umoja-Sakhu (8 units) This section of HCD 310 is taught in combination with ENGWR 101 (MW 10:30am-12:35pm) and ENGWR 94 (M 12:45-1:35pm) 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: May 6th 1-2pm; May 22nd 4-5pm; June 5th 4-5pm; or June 24th 1-2pm; July 10th 4-5pm; or July 22nd 1-2pm. Meetings are held in the Student Center Meeting Room 4. For more information please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Support_Services/Umoja-Sakhu.htm or contact Jeri Marshall (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 23-Dec 18
TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11298 
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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 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10060 
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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

T         11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Funk               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10057 Textbook
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Scalzi-Pesola      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 217  10059 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          10921 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          11523 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       05:00PM-06:05PM LEC J.Conant             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A204 12345 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MW        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC C.Funk               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10055 Textbook
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Scalzi-Pesola      ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11000 Textbook
W         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC J.Fernandez          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 217  12381 Textbook
Th        03:30PM-05:35PM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Lib 002         11524 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          10061 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          11612 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

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          20306 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.


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 23-Dec 18
W         11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Malik              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11309 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Malik              ARC MAIN Online          11309 Textbook
This class meets face-to-face and online.
1.7 online TBA hours per week required.

W         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Malik              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10924 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Malik              ARC MAIN Online          10924 Textbook
This class meets face-to-face and online.
1.7 online TBA hours per week required.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014