Fall 2016 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. This course is not open to students who have completed POLS 481. (C-ID POLS 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  19544 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 20-Dec 17
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas N201  12578 Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
T         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas N203  12578 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 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Britton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11480 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Selby              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  19537 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12840 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10107 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  12257 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        10494 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  19002 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11257 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

M         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11451 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          11451 Textbook
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

W         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10105 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          10105 Textbook
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

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11505 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11130 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  12239 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12238 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10106 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  19538 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          19538 Textbook
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

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11998 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10110 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

(CECA) California Early College Academy
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC J.Vitaich            Off Campus Natomas N101  11212 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.
The above class is part of the CECA (California Early College Academy) program which is a continuing cohort. For further information, call (916) 485-6000.

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Vitaich            Off Campus Natomas N101  11200 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

M         06:30PM-09:40PM LEC K.Baxter             Off Campus Natomas N101  13008 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus McClellan 101 11173 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Online          11356 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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          12849 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    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 B.Chan               ARC MAIN Online          19543 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 22 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


POLS 302    Introduction to Government: Foreign    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 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. (C-ID POLS 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11259 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.


POLS 304    Introduction to Government: California    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(a); CSU Area D8; CSU Area F3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the essential organization, institutions, and processes of California state and local government. It fulfills the California State University requirement for state and local government, but not the requirement for the U.S. Constitution.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  19003 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10111 
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: 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 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12987 
Textbook
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: 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 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 are presented with an emphasis on the practical aspects, theory behind the law, and on the law as a reflection of society through analysis of selected cases and reading materials. Areas studied include the U.S. Constitution, the court system and legal process, the legal profession and requirements for eligibility to become a lawyer, along with the laws of administrative agencies, crimes, torts, contracts, family, landlord-tenant relationships, employment, and probate/estate planning. This course is not open to students who have completed BUS 345.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Narvand            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11585 
Textbook

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016