Fall 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100, 104 or 132 with a grade of "C" or better, AND ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers selected topics in motion, gravity, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, and atomic and nuclear physics. It is designed for liberal arts majors and students who have not taken a course in physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12387 
Textbook
TTh       06:45PM-08:05PM LEC D.Eiteneer           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     13406 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-07:30PM LEC D.Eiteneer           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     19235 Textbook
TTh       03:10PM-04:30PM LEC B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12013 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Griffith           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10576 Textbook
TTh       04:15PM-05:35PM LEC D.Eiteneer           Off Campus Natomas N103  12114 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          11650 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PHYS 312    Conceptual Physics Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PHYS 310
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Together with PHYS 310, this course satisfies the UC and CSU general education science lab requirement. Emphasis is placed on scientific observation and measurement and their relationship to physical concepts. This course provides concrete, hands-on observation activities and interpretation of data in a variety of experimental situations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       04:40PM-06:00PM LAB B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12452 
Textbook


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: PHYS 311; ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This trigonometry-based physics course covers the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. It also covers mechanical waves, sound, heat, and thermodynamics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs. (C-ID PHYS 105)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:10PM-01:30PM LEC B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11448 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-03:00PM LAB B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10487 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11647 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Ngassam            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11080 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB L.Conner             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC V.Ngassam            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D209 19216 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB V.Ngassam            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D209   


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This trigonometry-based physics course covers electricity, magnetism, basic electric circuit theory, optics, wave behavior, and modern physics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs. (C-ID PHYS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10489 
Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11446 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 410    Mechanics of Solids and Fluids    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 401
Advisory: PHYS 311; ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course covers the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. The PHYS 410, 421, 431 sequence is required for majors in physics, chemistry, or engineering. (C-ID PHYS 205)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
F         01:50PM-03:00PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10479 
Textbook
MW        01:20PM-02:30PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10479 Textbook
MW        02:40PM-04:00PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        09:00AM-10:10AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10481 Textbook
F         09:00AM-10:10AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10481 Textbook
MW        10:20AM-11:40AM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12787 Textbook
T         10:30AM-11:20AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12787 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
F         12:30PM-01:40PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10477 Textbook
TTh       12:20PM-01:30PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10477 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-03:00PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     19236 Textbook
M         07:30PM-08:20PM LEC I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     19236 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 421    Electricity and Magnetism    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course is an in-depth treatment of electricity and magnetism. It involves problem solving with an emphasis on physics problems that require integral calculus. (C-ID PHYS 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10483 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12789 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10485 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 431    Heat, Waves, Light and Modern Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course explores the fundamental theories of thermodynamics, waves, optics, and modern physics. Topics include heat, temperature, kinetic theory, waves, sound, light reflection and refraction, optics, interference, diffraction, atomic theory, and nuclear physics. (C-ID PHYS 215)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     12115 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014