Fall 2015 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 22-Dec 17
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     19470 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     12123 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC L.Lege               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     12719 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Randall            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     12719 Textbook
TTh       06:10PM-07:30PM LEC R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     13151 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Griffith           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10557 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          11503 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
Advisory: MATH 100, 104, or 132
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This laboratory course provides hands-on observation activities and interpretation of data in a variety of experimental situations. Topics include motion, sound, light, heat, electricity, and magnetism. (C-ID PHYS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     12175 
Textbook


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: PHYS 311; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 100S; C-ID PHYS 105)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       12:10PM-01:30PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11321 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-03:00PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Saw                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10985 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Saw                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Eiteneer-Harmon    ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10472 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11500 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       05:50PM-07:10PM LEC I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     19473 Textbook
TTh       07:20PM-08:40PM LAB D.Eiteneer-Harmon    ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Saw                Off Campus Natomas/Ik D209 13139 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB A.Saw                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 100S; C-ID PHYS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Eiteneer-Harmon    ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10474 
Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB D.Eiteneer-Harmon    ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       01:10PM-02:30PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11319 Textbook
TTh       02:40PM-04:00PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        05:50PM-07:10PM LEC D.Eiteneer-Harmon    ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     19475 Textbook
MW        07:20PM-08:40PM LAB D.Eiteneer-Harmon    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; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
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 200S; C-ID PHYS 205)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
F         01:20PM-02:30PM LEC D.Eiteneer-Harmon    ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10464 
Textbook
TTh       03:10PM-04:20PM LEC D.Eiteneer-Harmon    ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10464 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB D.Eiteneer-Harmon    ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        09:00AM-10:10AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10466 Textbook
F         09:00AM-10:10AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10466 Textbook
MW        10:20AM-11:40AM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
F         10:30AM-11:40AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12432 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:10AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12432 Textbook
TTh       10:20AM-11:40AM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
F         12:00PM-01:10PM LEC R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10462 Textbook
TTh       12:10PM-01:20PM LEC R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10462 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     13152 Textbook
M         07:30PM-08:20PM LEC I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     13152 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       


PHYS 421    Electricity and Magnetism    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ELSW 340.
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 200S; C-ID PHYS 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10468 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10470 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB W.Simpson            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: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ELSW 340.
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 200S; C-ID PHYS 215)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11901 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     18840 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:15PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 8, 2015