Fall 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HUM 300    Classical Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or 312, AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 or ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of Western culture that focuses on the human values expressed through painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy. Emphasis is on the civilizations of Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13137 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13140 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13139 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Spencer            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C207 11379 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Spencer            ARC MAIN Online          13541 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Harlan             ARC MAIN Online          12083 Textbook
Online class: 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 K.Spencer            ARC MAIN Online          19299 Textbook
Online class: This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HUM 301    Introduction to the Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a non-chronological course that introduces the humanities, primarily architecture, music, painting, poetry, sculpture, theatre, and film. Emphasis is on identifying, appreciating, analyzing, interpreting, and understanding various masterworks, primarily from Europe and America. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13142 
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HUM 310    Modern Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of Western culture that focuses on the human values expressed through painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy. Emphasis is on the period from the Renaissance to the Modern Age. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13144 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  18944 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Smith              Off Campus Natomas N102  11820 Textbook


HUM 320    Asian Humanities    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 I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys traditions, cultures, literatures, art, music, and film of India, China, and Japan from ancient times to the present. Emphasis is on the inter-relationships of the arts, literatures, and philosophies in their historical contexts within each geographical area. Topics may include arts and cultures of other Asian countries such as Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Korea.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13538 
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HUM 326    Middle Eastern Humanities    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 I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the cultures of the Middle East, with an emphasis on the analysis and appreciation of the arts, architecture, music, and sacred and secular texts of Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and other countries from ancient to modern times, as they apply to cultural and political developments.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  18945 
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HUM 330    Humanities of the Americas    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the fine arts of the Western Hemisphere from antiquity to contemporary times, with an emphasis on an awareness of and a sensitivity to the literature, philosophy, art, and music of the past and present. It compares the various cultures indigenous to the Western Hemisphere both among themselves and in contrast to the cultures of Europe on their arrival in the 15th century. The course explores the ethnic and cultural conflicts and resolutions that constitute the confluence of ideas and beliefs in the Americas. It provides specific attention to the distinctively American aspects of the arts and their difference from the European tradition.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13146 
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HUM 355    Introduction to World Religions    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 I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys selected major world religions. Emphasis is on the origins, development, beliefs, practices, social ethics, and ethnic / cultural issues of indigenous tribal religions, Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This course focuses on the central beliefs and practices of these religions using selected material from each religion's sacred texts and arts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          12926 
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Online class: 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 K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          13486 Textbook


HUM 360    Introduction to the Old Testament (The Hebrew Bible)    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 I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This academic and non-sectarian course provides a literary, theological, and historical approach to the Hebrew Bible (also called the Old Testament). Ancient Israelite society and beliefs prior to the Common Era are explored primarily through a study of this biblical text, supported by the study of Middle Eastern cultural artifacts, non-biblical texts, and scholarly theories and archaeological studies related to the Hebrew Bible.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 115  18946 
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Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016