Fall 2018 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 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECW.Zangeneh-LesterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20112480Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECW.Zangeneh-LesterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20112482Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECW.Zangeneh-LesterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20112481Textbook
TBATBALECK.SpencerOff Campus McClellan ONLINE13057Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECM.HarlanARC MAIN Online 11741Textbook
Online class: This course meets entirely online.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECA.KingsnorthARC MAIN DaviesHall 20119503Textbook
TBATBALECK.AtwaterARC MAIN Online 12483Textbook
Online class: This course meets entirely online.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECW.Zangeneh-LesterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20113214Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECA.KingsnorthARC MAIN DaviesHall 20112700Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECK.SpencerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20113215Textbook
M06:00PM-09:15PMLECD.MoceriOff Campus Natomas/Ik C20711534Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

Th03:00PM-06:05PMLECTBAARC MAIN DaviesHall 10612668Textbook
TBATBALECK.AtwaterARC MAIN Online 20869Textbook
Online class: This course meets entirely online.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 UC/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 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECW.Zangeneh-LesterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20112377Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECTBAARC MAIN DaviesHall 20119504Textbook
W03:00PM-06:05PMLECTBAARC MAIN DaviesHall 20112651Textbook
TBATBALECK.AtwaterARC MAIN Online 19505Textbook
Online class: This course meets entirely online.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: June 22, 2018