Fall 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HUM 300    Classical Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or 312, AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 or ESLW 340.
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. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Spencer            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  12353 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  11619 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Spencer            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  18499 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12154 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  18500 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC W.Lester             Off Campus Natomas/Ik C207 11638 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Harlan             ARC MAIN Online          12586 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 216  12155 
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MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  12156 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12966 
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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 23-Oct 15
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Harlan             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 12936 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12010 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10556 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Harlan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12821 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10348 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC K.Spencer            Off Campus Natomas N102  12229 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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          18501 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          18502 Textbook
NOTE: Online ClassThis class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10349 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10350 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 23-Dec 18
W         06:15PM-09:20PM LEC E.Wootton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12497 
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Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014