Fall 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ECON 302    Principles of Macroeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
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 D2; IGETC Area 4B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course, an introduction to macroeconomics, is concerned with the economic well-being of the national economy. Topics covered include supply, demand, aggregate supply, aggregate demand, equilibrium, money, banking, taxation, inflation, employment, and economic growth. (C-ID ECON 202)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
F         12:20PM-03:30PM LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10066 
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TBA       TBA             LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN Online          10066 Textbook
Online & In-class (hybrid)
This section meets both online and in the classroom. Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours. The online hours are less than 50% of the total required contact hours.

TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC D.Petersen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10068 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10061 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10062 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10060 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10064 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10063 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10067 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10065 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11076 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

W         07:00PM-08:20PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10069 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN Online          10069 Textbook
Online & In-class (hybrid)
This section meets both online and in the classroom. Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours. The online hours are less than 50% of the total required contact hours.

M         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC B.Rosario            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A208 11267 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Rosario            Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 11267 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN Online          11566 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 24,2015.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN Online          13523 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 24,2015.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECON 304    Principles of Microeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
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 D2; IGETC Area 4B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is concerned with individuals and business firms and how they interact in the marketplace to determine prices, output, employment, and efficient utilization of economic resources. Topics include marginal utility, costs of production and natural resource economics. Additionally, it covers resource allocation under conditions of competition, monopoly, oligopoly, and monopolistic competition. (C-ID ECON 201)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
F         12:20PM-03:30PM LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  12495 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN Online          12495 Textbook
Online & In-classThis section meets both online and in the classroom. Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours. The online hours are less than 50% of the total required contact hours.

TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC D.Petersen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10074 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10070 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10071 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10072 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  19683 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10073 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

W         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11352 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN Online          11352 Textbook
Online & In-classThis section meets both online and in the classroom. Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours. The online hours are less than 50% of the total required contact hours.

TBA       TBA             LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN Online          11602 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 25,2015.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECON 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Same As: BUS 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers how to analyze financial affairs for lifelong decision making. It examines the basics of financial planning and the analysis and decision making in areas of budgeting, taxes, borrowing, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement. This course is not open to students who have completed BUS 320.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          19975 
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Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Lib 002         11462 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Lib 002         11891 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          11463 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          11464 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECON 495    Independent Studies in Economics    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 (ARC). They must also discuss the study with a professor from the Department of Economics at ARC in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Chen                TBA TBA                 18749 
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Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 8, 2015