Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HCD 111    College Discovery Program    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to teach about options and resources relevant to student success at American River College. The focus is on academic and personal goal setting, campus resources, academic requirements, basic study skill development and strategies that are compatible with academic success.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC A.Tuifua             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   20245 
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This course is taught with an Asian and Pacific Islander emphasis and will incorporate curriculum specific to Asian and Pacific Islander student experience. It is designed to teach about options and resources relevant to student success at American River College. The focus is on academic and personal goal setting, campus resources, academic requirements, basic study skill development and strategies that are compatible with academic success.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         09:30AM-10:20AM LEC L.Delgado            ARC MAIN Portable 614    11729 Textbook
Learning Communities: Puente Project - ENGWR 101 and HCD 111 (College Discovery) (5 Units)
This section of HCD 111 is taught in combination with ENGWR 101 (MW 10:30 AM - 12:35 PM). The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number of educationally underrepresented students who transfer to four-year Colleges and universities. Puente builds a community of motivated college students by providing English writing instruction in a supportive environment. The English composition course features Mexican American/Latino literature; the Human Career Development class helps each student plan their class schedules and navigate the university application process.


HCD 160    Applied Life and Success Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and tools necessary for daily independent living and success as a college student. It focuses specifically on disability management, life skills, personal goals, and community and campus resources. It would also be appropriate for those students interested in a career with disability services.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC H.Lee                ARC MAIN Portable 613B   12904 
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M         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Westre             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   12904 Textbook


HCD 310    College Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; ENGRW 102 or 103 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary for college success. Topics include motivation, self discipline, learning styles, memory development, time management, communication skills, goal-setting, career planning, study skills and techniques, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, it covers personal issues that are commonly encountered by many college students. Campus resources, college regulations, and information competency are also addressed. This course is highly recommended for first time college students and/or continuing college students who would benefit. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N201  11026 
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ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N201  11026 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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Lib 002         12606 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Online          12606 Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:35PM LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  13769 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Online          13769 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Allie              ARC MAIN Portable 614    10745 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Allie              ARC MAIN Online          10745 Textbook
This class meets face-to-face and online. It will contain an athletic emphasis for ARC athletes.

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Portable 614    11434 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Lib 002         12966 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11265 Textbook
NOTE: This section will focus on the Chicano/Latino student experience.

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Wooden             ARC MAIN HeEd 715        19667 Textbook
This class will contain an athletic emphasis for ARC athletes.

T         04:30PM-06:05PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 614    18942 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          18942 Textbook
This class contains a transfer emphasis for students interested in transferring to a four year college or university.

W         05:35PM-07:25PM LEC J.Scalzi-Pesola      ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11358 Textbook
W         05:35PM-07:25PM LEC D.Avegalio           ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11358 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Scalzi-Pesola      ARC MAIN Online          11358 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Avegalio           ARC MAIN Online          11358 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Odell              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   12497 Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N102  10996 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Reynolds           ARC MAIN Lib 001         10794 Textbook
Learning Communities - Umoja-Sakhu The above section (10794) is offered in conjunction with the Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community and is designed to enhance the cultural and educational experiences of community college students; in particular, those who identify as African American. To sign up, eligible students must attend an informational meeting to receive a permission number: Wednesdays 4-5pm in Community Room 4 on April 26th, May 24th, June 14th and July 12th or Thursdays 2-3pm in Community Room 1 on May 11th, June 22nd and July 27th. For more information, please contact Judy Mays (maysj@arc.losrios.edu), Kim Herrell (herrelk@arc.losrios.edu) or Jeri Marshall (marshaj@arc.losrios.edu) or go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Support_Services/Umoja-Sakhu.htm



HCD 330    Life and Career Planning    1 Unit

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)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive approach to life and career planning based on extensive interests, personality type, values, and skills assessments. Personal and career goals are formulated using career research and decision-making strategies.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
T         11:00AM-01:05PM LEC K.Funderburg         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10051 
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TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          11207 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at andres@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, what section you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled or on the waitlist. There is no in-person orientation for this class.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Melby-Harada       ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10796 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          11275 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at andres@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, what section you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled or on the waitlist. There is no in-person orientation for this class.
2.25 TBA online hrs per week required

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball               ARC MAIN Online          12607 Textbook


HCD 382    Specific Learning Strategies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 101; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a universal learning environment that supports students with specific learning differences, through adaptive strategies and techniques essential for achieving academic and personal success. Topics include adaptive technology, organization, learning modalities, time management, memory development, motivation, note-taking, personal wellness, study skills, testing techniques, and critical thinking methods. Also covered are communication approaches, personal and academic barriers, and disability awareness. Additionally, campus/community resources, college regulations, and proficiency expectations are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11052 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          11052 Textbook
This class meets face-to-face and online.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 2, 2017