Fall 2015 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. (C-ID POLS 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
MW        09:00AM-12:10PM LEC B.Chan               Off Campus McClellan 101 11533 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 20-Dec 19
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas N201  12982 Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas N203  12982 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: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11604 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  13481 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10117 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        10530 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  11571 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  11357 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11633 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  10115 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  11218 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  12471 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  12472 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10116 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10118 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10119 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC M.Valle              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12190 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10120 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas N101  11307 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Vitaich            Off Campus Natomas N101  11294 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

C2T (Cohort to Transfer)
TTh       11:45AM-01:05PM LEC T.Sukkary            Off Campus Natomas N102  18818 Textbook
This class is part of the C2T (Cohort to Transfer) program. For further information, visit the C2T website at www.arc.losrios.edu/C2T or call (916) 485-6000

M         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Baxter             Off Campus McClellan 101 11264 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Online          11358 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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          11465 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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          13493 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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


MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  12497 Textbook
The class section above (12497) 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. Students may also enroll individually and not be part of this cohort. Contact the program coordinators at arcfye@gmail.com for program details.


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 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11359 
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 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10121 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


POLS 330    Constitutional Rights    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 D8
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of American constitutional rights and civil liberties. Emphasis is placed on analysis of U.S. Supreme Court decisions and related materials dealing with issues arising under the Bill of Rights and the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  18789 
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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 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Friedman           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11723 
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Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 8, 2015