Fall 2014 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 23-Oct 15
TTh       09:00AM-12:10PM LEC M.Cody               Off Campus McClellan 022 12430 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10134 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  10135 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10135 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  10131 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10131 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        10136 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10137 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 103  10133 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 103  11251 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  10139 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10140 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10914 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

F         12:25PM-03:30PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas N101  11295 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC R.Marmer             Off Campus Natomas N101  11392 Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas N101  11238 Textbook
F         08:00AM-11:10AM LEC E.Carlson            Off Campus McClellan 204 11637 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC S.Colby              Off Campus McClellan 220 12429 Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC R.Marmer             Off Campus Natomas N101  18690 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11410 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10915 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10132 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11614 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11717 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11759 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 N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          10138 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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          19051 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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          19052 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

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11723 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 12792) or (Th 9:30AM - 10:20AM, section 12793) to be eligible for this community.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  19050 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 3:00PM - 3:50PM, section 19243) or (Th 3:00PM - 3:50PM, section 19244) to be eligible for this community.


PSYC 305    Psychology Applied to Modern Life    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 explores human behavior, emphasizing the practical aspects of psychology in everyday life utilizing both psychological theory and research. Topics include personality, stress and coping, self-understanding, communication, interpersonal relationships, gender, sexuality, psychological disorders and their treatment, personality, personal values, and positive psychology. (C-ID PSY 115)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12580 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10151 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 or 480 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 examines the physiological determinants of behavior and cognition. The role of genetics, neural development, neural communication and pathways, brain structures, neurotransmitters, drugs, endocrine system, and sensory systems in typical and atypical behavior and cognition are addressed. Current theories related to the role of neural and biological processes in the etiology and treatment of psychological disorders, motor disorders, and other central nervous pathologies are presented. Ethical standards for human and animal research are discussed. (C-ID PSY 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10142 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Arack              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10141 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 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 23-Dec 18
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10544 
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 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10144 
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  10143 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          12603 Textbook
Mandatory 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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          12843 Textbook
Mandatory 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


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 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12018 
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   10145 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   10146 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   12344 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   10147 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11904 
Textbook
TTh       08:20AM-08:50AM 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

MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10299 Textbook
MW        11:20AM-11:50AM LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
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       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   13092 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, 305, or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ELSR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 explores 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. This class is not open to students who have taken PSYC 481. (C-ID PSY 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10149 
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: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  19071 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    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 III(b); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2014); CSU Area D4; CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a balanced scientific understanding of the biopsychosocial perspective on human sexual behavior from birth through adulthood. It provides factual, up-to-date, nonjudgmental information designed to dispel myths, and to facilitate problem identification and possible solutions. Sexuality is explored from historical, cultural, psychological, physiological, sociological, and legal viewpoints. (C-ID PSY 130)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10159 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10153 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.Mitchell           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10154 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        10155 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        10157 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        10158 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        10156 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.Enders-Tharp       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11332 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.Enders-Tharp       Off Campus Natomas/Ik G210 11393 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC R.Stein              Off Campus Natomas N101  18691 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          11411 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 25    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          10160 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 25    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          11048 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 25    12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 358    Principles of Interpersonal Relations    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 an introduction to the principles involved in effective interpersonal relationships. Topics will include interpersonal feedback, self-disclosure, listening, the role of emotions, conflict resolution, personal values, and self-awareness. Emphasis is on methods to enhance relationships at home, work, and school.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  18721 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


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 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  19321 
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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 23-Dec 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11808 
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  11807 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 23-Oct 15
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12143 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11412 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 111  13240 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11252 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  10916 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  11603 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC V.Herndon            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10150 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 11528 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC S.Colby              Off Campus Natomas N101  18692 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          11178 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          10996 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          11333 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          12021 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 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10163 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10161 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10551 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10162 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 700        12366 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 11702 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Mulhern            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11578 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Salluzzo           ARC MAIN Online          19985 Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 23-Dec 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  11798 
Textbook
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  11917 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          11799 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          12144 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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  20157 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN Online          20157 Textbook
and 1.6 hours online per week

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
Th        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  12462 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN Online          12462 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

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          11878 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          11879 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          11880 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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward                TBA TBA                 11078 
Textbook
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11078 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 23-Dec 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10148 
Textbook


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 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        11891 
Textbook
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  11892 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  11893 
Textbook
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 23-Dec 18
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC D.Bridges            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  11894 
Textbook
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 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12092 
Textbook
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: 162 hours LAB
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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Bovard              TBA TBA                 19109 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Scott               TBA TBA                 20243 Textbook

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014