Fall 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 32 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: 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; 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 non-science majors and students who have not taken a course in physics. (Part of C-ID PHYS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     13230 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11937 Textbook
TTh       03:20PM-04:40PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12447 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC S.Randall            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     12708 Textbook
TTh       06:20PM-07:40PM LEC D.Griffith           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10516 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          11390 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. (Part of C-ID PHYS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         12:00PM-03:15PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11984 
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 105; Part of C-ID PHYS 100S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11224 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10912 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10438 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11387 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       06:30PM-07:50PM LEC C.Lin                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     13233 Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB C.Lin                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Saw                Off Campus Natomas/Ik D209 12698 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 110; Part of C-ID PHYS 100S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        02:40PM-04:00PM LEC A.Baldi              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10440 
Textbook
MW        04:10PM-05:30PM LAB A.Baldi              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       02:40PM-04:00PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11222 Textbook
TTh       04:10PM-05:30PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       05:50PM-07:10PM LEC A.Hernley            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     13235 Textbook
TTh       07:20PM-08:40PM LAB R.Almaraz            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 205; Part of C-ID PHYS 200S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TThF      03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Baldi              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10430 
Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB A.Baldi              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MWF       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10432 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
F         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12211 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12211 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
F         01:30PM-02:40PM LEC A.Baldi              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10428 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Baldi              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10428 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB A.Baldi              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        04:30PM-06:20PM LEC J.Sizemore           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12709 Textbook
MW        06:40PM-08:00PM LAB J.Sizemore           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 210; Part of C-ID PHYS 200S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10434 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10436 Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        05:50PM-07:10PM LEC I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     19108 Textbook
MW        07:20PM-08:40PM LAB I.Neumann            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 215; Part of C-ID PHYS 200S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11745 
Textbook
F         09:30AM-12:45PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     13028 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:15PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016