Fall 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HCD 111    College Discovery Program    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to teach about options and resources relevant to student success at American River College. The focus is on academic and personal goal setting, campus resources, academic requirements, basic study skill development and strategies that are compatible with academic success.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
Sa        11:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Funderburg         ARC MAIN Portable 613B   20021 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Funderburg         ARC MAIN Online          20021 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         09:30AM-10:20AM LEC M.Ruedas             ARC MAIN Portable 614    12046 Textbook
Learning Communities: Puente Project - ENGWR 101 & ENGWR 94 (Proficient Writing) and HCD 111 (College Discovery) (6 Units)
See INDIS 1000, 19450, for more complete information. This section of HCD 111 is taught in combination with ENGWR 101 (MW 10:30 AM - 12:35 PM) and ENGWR 94 (M 12:45 PM - 1:35 PM). The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number of educationally underrepresented students who transfer to four-year Colleges and universities. Puente builds a community of motivated college students by providing English writing instruction in a supportive environment. The English composition course features Mexican American/Latino literature; the Human Career Development class helps each student plan their class schedules and navigate the university application process. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community (19450); you will be enrolled in three classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.


HCD 114    Human Potential Seminar    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an in-depth examination of techniques to be used in enhancing one's chances for success in college. It is designed to meet the needs of students who are experiencing difficulty in achieving their goals in higher education. Course topics include: motivation, goal setting, communication skills, time management, exam preparation, note taking and reading college textbooks. It is required for most dismissed students for readmission to the college.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Th        01:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10076 
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The course above (10076) is part of First Year Experience (FYE). FYE is a two-semester, structured academic program designed to increase the likelihood of college success. The FYE objective is to promote learning in a supportive environment for first time college students. All of the classes in this cohort (CISA 308, CISC 308, HCD 114, MATH based on assessment, ENGWR 50) are linked through instructors, assignments and lectures. Students who attend an FYE Information Session may receive a permission number to add all the courses for this cohort. Contact the program coordinators at arcfye@gmail.com for program details.


HCD 160    Applied Life and Success Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and tools necessary for daily independent living and success as a college student. It focuses specifically on disability management, personal goals and community and campus resources. It also serves as preparation for those individuals who are interested in careers in human services and disability services.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Westre             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   19995 
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M         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Alexander          ARC MAIN Portable 613B   19995 Textbook


HCD 310    College Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; ENGRW 102 or 103 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary for college success. Topics include motivation, self discipline, learning styles, memory development, time management, communication skills, goal-setting, career planning, study skills and techniques, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, it covers personal issues that are commonly encountered by many college students. Campus resources, college regulations, and information competency are also addressed. This course is highly recommended for first time college students and/or continuing college students who would benefit. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N203  11170 
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ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N201  11170 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night 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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN Portable 614    13602 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN Online          13602 Textbook
3.4 TBA online hours per week required

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN Portable 614    10842 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC D.Allie              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11458 Textbook
Athletic Emphasis for student athletes.

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11669 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Cooke              ARC MAIN Portable 614    20443 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN Lib 002         11455 Textbook
NOTE: This section will focus on the Chicano/Latino student experience.

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11570 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   13142 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC S.Dilgard            Off Campus Natomas N102  11135 Textbook



MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Marshall           ARC MAIN Lib 002         10903 Textbook
Learning Communities - Umoja-Sakhu (8 units) This section of HCD 310 is taught in combination with ENGWR 101 (MW 10:30am-12:35pm) and ENGWR 94 (M 12:45-1:35pm) and is part of the Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community which is open to all students. This learning community is designed to enhance the cultural and educational experiences of community college students, particularly those who identify themselves as African American. To sign up, students must attend one of the following informational meetings to receive a permission number: April 22nd 5-6pm; May 14th 2-3pm. Meetings are held in the Student Center Meeting Room 3. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community (13191); you will be enrolled in three classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community. For more information and additional informational meeting dates please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Support_Services/Umoja-Sakhu.htm or contact Jeri Marshall (marshaj@arc.losrios.edu), Judy Mays (maysj@arc.losrios.edu) or Reyna Moore (moorer@arc.losrios.edu).


TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC A.Jenkins            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    20228 Textbook
The class section above (20228) is part of semester called First Year Experience (FYE). FYE is a two-semester, structured academic program designed to increase the likelihood of college success. The FYE objective is to promote learning in a supportive environment for first time college students. All of the classes in this cohort (ENGWR 101, HCD 310, POLS 301) are linked through instructors, assignments and lectures. Students who attend an FYE Information Session may receive a permission number to add all the courses for this cohort. Contact the program coordinators at arcfye@gmail.com for program details.


TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC C.Funk               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    20228 Textbook
The class section above (20228) is part of semester called First Year Experience (FYE). FYE is a two-semester, structured academic program designed to increase the likelihood of college success. The FYE objective is to promote learning in a supportive environment for first time college students. All of the classes in this cohort (ENGWR 101, HCD 310, POLS 301) are linked through instructors, assignments and lectures. Students who attend an FYE Information Session may receive a permission number to add all the courses for this cohort. Contact the program coordinators at arcfye@gmail.com for program details.


TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Sachau             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    20228 Textbook
The class section above (20228) is part of semester called First Year Experience (FYE). FYE is a two-semester, structured academic program designed to increase the likelihood of college success. The FYE objective is to promote learning in a supportive environment for first time college students. All of the classes in this cohort (ENGWR 101, HCD 310, POLS 301) are linked through instructors, assignments and lectures. Students who attend an FYE Information Session may receive a permission number to add all the courses for this cohort. Contact the program coordinators at arcfye@gmail.com for program details.


MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Longhitano         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    13143 Textbook
The class section above (13143) is part of First Year Experience (FYE). FYE is two semester, structured academic program designed to increase the likelihood of college success. The FYE objective is to promote learning in a supportive environment for first time college students. All of the classes in cohort (ENGWR 101, HCD 310, MATH based on assessment) are linked through instructors, assignments and lectures. Students who attend an FYE Information Session may receive a permission number to add all the courses for this cohort. Contact the program coordinators at arcfye@gmail.com for program details.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Hardwick           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    13143 Textbook
The class section above (13143) is part of First Year Experience (FYE). FYE is two semester, structured academic program designed to increase the likelihood of college success. The FYE objective is to promote learning in a supportive environment for first time college students. All of the classes in cohort (ENGWR 101, HCD 310, MATH based on assessment) are linked through instructors, assignments and lectures. Students who attend an FYE Information Session may receive a permission number to add all the courses for this cohort. Contact the program coordinators at arcfye@gmail.com for program details.


HCD 318    Transfer: Making It Happen    2 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 III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a comprehensive study of the university transfer process as it relates to community college students. Topics include an overview of American higher education, transfer admissions requirements, college research, major selection, transfer resources, student support services, transitional issues, the college application process, and preparation for graduate and professional education. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11188 
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HCD 330    Life and Career Planning    1 Unit

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)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive approach to life and career planning based on extensive interests, personality type, values, and skills assessments. Personal and career goals are formulated using career research and decision-making strategies.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
T         11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Funk               ARC MAIN Portable 614    10055 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball               ARC MAIN Online          11387 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at ballk@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, what section you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled or on the waitlist. There is no in-person orientation for this class.
2.25 TBA online hrs per week required

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
MW        10:00AM-11:05AM LEC K.Funderburg         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    10053 Textbook
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Funk               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10905 Textbook
W         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC J.Fernandez          ARC MAIN Portable 614    12117 Textbook
Th        03:30PM-05:35PM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Lib 002         11388 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11468 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at nelsonj@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, what section you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled or on the waitlist. There is no in-person orientation for this class.
2.25 TBA online hrs per week required

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball               ARC MAIN Online          13603 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at nelsonj@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, what section you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled or on the waitlist. There is no in-person orientation for this class.


HCD 382    Specific Learning Strategies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides learning support related to specific learning disabilities. It presents academic strategies to compensate for learning disabilities in order to provide for success in other college course work.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11198 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          11198 Textbook
This class meets face-to-face and online.
1.7 online TBA hours per week required.

W         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10843 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          10843 Textbook
This class meets face-to-face and online.
1.7 online TBA hours per week required.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 8, 2015