Fall 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    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(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, federal structure, and constitutional structures. The course studies the rights and liberties of individuals as articulated in the U.S. Constitution and federal court decisions. Further, it examines and describes the procedural aspects of the U.S. and California political systems including amending the U.S. and California constitutions, holding elections, campaigning, legislating, executing and adjudicating law. The course examines individual and group political behavior in voting, interest groups, political parties, and the media. It provides an analysis of contemporary problems and issues and looks at factors that shape politics and policy-making including diversity, political culture, political socialization, political ideologies, and public opinion. Finally, it also describes California state and local governments' constitutional base, structures and functions, political process, problems and issues, and federal-state relations.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 04-Dec 11
TTh       05:30PM-10:05PM LEC D.DeAlba             ARC MAIN Raef 161        11047 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MW        09:00AM-12:10PM LEC R.Britton            Off Campus McClellan 022 11682 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 21-Dec 20
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC K.Baxter             Off Campus Natomas N201  18689 Textbook
T         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC K.Baxter             Off Campus Natomas N201  18689 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11758 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  12942 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  20075 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10126 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        10549 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  11722 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  11487 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  11797 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  10124 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  11331 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  12897 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  12898 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10125 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Herzog             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10127 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10128 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  12470 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC M.Valle              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10129 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC J.Vitaich            Off Campus Natomas N101  10550 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas N101  11430 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas N101  11415 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 11383 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Online          11488 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 25    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          11609 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 25    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          20089 Textbook


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 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11489 
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. (C-ID POLS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10130 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, 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 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Wend-Bell          ARC MAIN Lib 002         11896 
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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 womens participation in the political process throughout the world.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12899 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014