Fall 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SOC 300    Introductory Sociology    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines principles and basic concepts in sociology. It includes the study of institutions, culture, social organization, group interaction, social stratification, economy, politics, social movements, and urbanization. (C-ID SOCI 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC W.Kawamoto           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13196 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC T.Elston             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  20755 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Elston             ARC MAIN Online          20755 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Kloss              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10143 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Guadalupe          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10145 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  12634 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  11064 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13195 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10496 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10144 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Torres             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12635 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Off Campus Natomas N203  11098 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC R.Browne             Off Campus Natomas N101  13023 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          11361 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22, 2015.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          10773 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22, 2015.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


SOC 301    Social Problems    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines contemporary social problems in the US within a theoretical and global context. It examines the role and the structure of power and ideology in shaping our understanding and approach to social problems. It includes a critical analysis of their causes, consequences as well as an evaluation of proposed solutions and methods of treatment. Attention is directed to poverty and inequality, race and gender inequalities, problems of the environment, unequal access to education as well as problems in the economic and political systems and the impact of globalization on these problems. (C-ID SOCI 115)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  13194 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Kloss              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11898 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Kloss              Off Campus Natomas N101  12072 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


SOC 309    Self and Society     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 (Proficient Writing), and ENGRD 116 (Proficient Reading) OR ESLR 320 (Advanced Reading Skills through Literature) and ESLW 320 (Advanced Composition) with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces concepts, social theories, and methods used to analyze how the sense of self is created in everyday life. It explores various theories of the development of self, the nature of human behavior, the importance of language for perception and thought, and reality as a social construction. Additionally, it examines how the self emerges and is maintained through social interaction and our involvement in social relationships. It includes the study of social identity, roles, socialization, identity change, and emotions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Durden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  12389 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


SOC 320    Minorities in America    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); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines patterns of racial and ethnic group relations in the United States of America. It employs basic sociological approaches to the study of race and ethnicity, with an emphasis on a comparative analysis of historical, social, and economic factors affecting intergroup and intragroup dynamics. Topics include prejudice, discrimination, racism, racial and ethnic stratification, assimilation patterns among groups, demographic shifts, civil rights, and other related topics. Field trips may be required. (C-ID SOCI 150)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11733 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10017 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11003 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Guadalupe          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  13197 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


SOC 335    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 300
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 E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the aged and aging process with emphasis on social factors affecting and affected by an aging population. It includes an analysis of demographics, history of aging in America, social conditions, resources and support systems, employment, retirement, and social class/cultural differences. This course is not open to students who have completed GERON 300.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Gustafson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  13543 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gustafson          ARC MAIN Online          10147 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gustafson          ARC MAIN Online          11346 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 22    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


SOC 342    Gender Relations in American 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 V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course deals with gender relations in American society. It examines historical, social, economic, political, and cultural forces in shaping gender identity, gender roles, and gender expectations. The goal of the course is to utilize sociological theories to explain gender experience as socially constructed rather than biologically determined. Specifically, the course examines the experience of people of diverse economic, racial, and ethnic origins within a historical and cross-cultural perspective. The focus of this course is an analysis and discussion of gender relations in the home, the work place, the mass media, the health care system, and politics. (C-ID SOCI 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Welkley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10146 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


SOC 350    Sociology of Popular Culture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes the historical development and emergence of American popular culture and the relationship between contemporary popular culture, social institutions and collective behavior. Further, it considers popular culture within the context of social, political, and economic changes in the United States and includes an analysis of theories of popular culture, hegemony, advertising, music, and film.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11482 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


SOC 495    Independent Studies in Sociology    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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Chao                TBA TBA                 12878 
Textbook

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016