Fall 2015 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 22-Oct 14
TTh       09:00AM-12:10PM LEC E.Carlson            Off Campus McClellan 022 12156 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10125 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          10125 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 A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours.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.

W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10126 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          10126 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 A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours.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.

T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  18790 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          18790 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 A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours.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.

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10122 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10122 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.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 160        10127 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10128 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  20349 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10124 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  11145 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  10130 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Dykstra            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10131 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC K.Clifford           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10833 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas N101  11272 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LEC S.Colby              Off Campus Natomas N101  11133 Textbook
F         08:00AM-11:10AM LEC E.Carlson            Off Campus McClellan 218 11491 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC S.Colby              Off Campus McClellan 220 12155 Textbook
(Cohort to Transfer) C2T
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC E.Carlson            Off Campus Natomas N102  18831 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

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          11289 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10834 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 L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10123 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11469 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 M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11567 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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11605 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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10129 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

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  13053 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 13159) or (Th 3:00PM - 3:50PM, section 13160) to be eligible for this community.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11572 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 12437) or (Th 9:30AM - 10:20AM, section 12438) 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10142 
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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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10133 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Arack              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10132 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Bahm               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  19686 Textbook


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 22-Dec 17
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10525 
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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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10135 
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  10134 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          12292 Textbook
Mandatory 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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          12464 Textbook
Mandatory 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


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: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 20-Dec 19
Accelerated College (ACE)
T         07:35PM-09:00PM LEC R.Marmer             Off Campus Natomas N103  18832 
Textbook
Accelerated College (ACE)
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC R.Marmer             Off Campus Natomas N103  18832 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        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11834 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Lowe               ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10136 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lowe               ARC MAIN Online          10136 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Lowe               ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10137 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lowe               ARC MAIN Online          10137 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   12080 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   19334 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10138 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11730 
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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   10285 Textbook
MW        11:20AM-11:50AM LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Mitchell            TBA TBA                   
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

MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC N.Bahm               ARC MAIN Portable 609A   19335 Textbook
MW        02:20PM-02:50PM LAB N.Bahm               ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Bahm               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

TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12592 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10140 
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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 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  13060 
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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 15-Dec 11
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10149 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10143 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 112  10144 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        10145 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        10147 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        10148 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 162        10146 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Stein              Off Campus Natomas/Ik G210 11273 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC R.Stein              Off Campus Natomas N101  12984 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          11290 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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          10150 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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          10953 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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 22-Dec 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Anderson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  13007 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 359    Stress Management and Health    3 Units

Same As: HEED 352
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines productive and nonproductive stress and the influence of various types of stress on health and wellness. Topics include the physiological aspects of stress and its effects on health, assessments of personal coping style, strategies for coping effectively with stress, relaxation techniques, and positive reinforcers. Emphasis is placed on practical application of stress management techniques in daily life. This course is not open to students who have completed HEED 352.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Clifford           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  19695 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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 22-Dec 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11643 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11642 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 - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11924 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12669 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11291 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.Scott              ARC MAIN HeEd 715        20316 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11146 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Kelly              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10835 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 11392 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC E.Nelson             Off Campus Natomas N101  12985 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          11080 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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          10902 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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          11220 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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          11837 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 24    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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10153 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10151 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10532 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10152 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 700        12102 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Hewitt             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 11553 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Watkins            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11436 Textbook


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 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11634 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11743 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          11635 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 24    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          11925 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 24    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: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Th        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Gustafson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  12182 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gustafson           TBA TBA                 12182 Textbook
Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC K.Gustafson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  19642 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          11707 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          11708 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          11709 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


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 22-Dec 17
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC K.Gustafson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10983 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gustafson           TBA TBA                 10983 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 22-Dec 17
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10139 
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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 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        11719 
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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 104  11720 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 22-Dec 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  11721 
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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 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  11883 
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 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Bovard              TBA TBA                 13081 
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Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 8, 2015