Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Zangeneh-Lester    ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12747 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Zangeneh-Lester    ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12749 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC W.Zangeneh-Lester    ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12748 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Spencer            Off Campus McClellan ONLINE 19053 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Harlan             ARC MAIN Online          11919 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12750 
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HUM 302    Global Humanities: Atheism in Creativity, Thought, and Inspiration Traditions    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 academic and non-sectarian course emphasizes the historical and cultural frameworks of atheism. It takes a basic, integrated humanities approach to global non-religious traditions. This course analyzes a broad range of visual and performance arts, as well as literary documents, that explore diverse atheist philosophies over time and around the world. It reviews the difference between atheism and related conceptual traditions in creative expression. This course studies works and ideas comparatively, analyzing their relation to their contexts and to their impacts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  19663 
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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 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13023 
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M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Moceri             Off Campus Natomas/Ik C207 11684 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Spencer            ARC MAIN Online          19664 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          19665 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 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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          12959 
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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          19666 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 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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Zangeneh-Lester    ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12626 
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TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          12939 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 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Zangeneh-Lester    ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13025 
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Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 2, 2017