Fall 2017 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 12-Dec 08

TTh05:30PM-08:40PMLECR.BrittonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20413190Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 19-Dec 16
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

Sa08:00AM-12:20PMLECR.HerzogOff Campus Natomas N20112378Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
W06:00PM-07:35PMLECR.HerzogOff Campus Natomas N20112378Textbook
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 19-Dec 14

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECK.CollihanARC MAIN DaviesHall 10713187Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.UnmackARC MAIN DaviesHall 11612576Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.CollihanARC MAIN DaviesHall 10710102Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.JeydelARC MAIN DaviesHall 11610475Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

F09:00AM-12:10PMLECB.ChanARC MAIN DaviesHall 10713056Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.TabaresARC MAIN DaviesHall 10711184Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.JeydelARC MAIN DaviesHall 11611384Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

M12:00PM-01:20PMLECC.UnmackARC MAIN DaviesHall 11611359Textbook
TBATBALECC.UnmackARC MAIN Online 11359Textbook
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

W12:00PM-01:20PMLECC.UnmackARC MAIN DaviesHall 11610100Textbook
TBATBALECC.UnmackARC MAIN Online 10100Textbook
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

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECT.SukkaryARC MAIN DaviesHall 11611404Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECA.JeydelARC MAIN DaviesHall 11611070Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECT.SukkaryARC MAIN DaviesHall 10712065Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECA.JeydelARC MAIN DaviesHall 11610101Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

M05:30PM-06:50PMLECC.UnmackARC MAIN DaviesHall 11613188Textbook
TBATBALECC.UnmackARC MAIN Online 13188Textbook
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

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECP.DaviesARC MAIN DaviesHall 11611837Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section..

TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLECM.ValleARC MAIN DaviesHall 11610103Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

(CECA) California Early College Academy
MW12:30PM-01:50PMLECJ.VitaichOff Campus Natomas N10111143Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, 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.

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECJ.VitaichOff Campus Natomas N10111137Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

M06:30PM-09:40PMLECK.BaxterOff Campus Natomas N10112686Textbook
TBATBALECT.TabaresARC MAIN Online 11272Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    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

TBATBALECT.TabaresARC MAIN Online 12585Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    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


TBATBALECK.CollihanARC MAIN Online 13189Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21 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

TBATBALECK.CollihanARC MAIN Online 12080Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21 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 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.JeydelARC MAIN DaviesHall 11611185Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, 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. This course is not open to students who have completed POLS 480. (C-ID POLS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.CollihanARC MAIN DaviesHall 10710104Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, 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 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.UnmackARC MAIN DaviesHall 11112673Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, 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 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECG.BastianARC MAIN Lib Arts 15711480Textbook

POLS 342    Women and Politics from a Global Perspective    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 D4; CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the impact of politics on women's lives and women's impact on politics from a global perspective. It explores past and current influences on the political and legal status of women as well as women's participation in the political process throughout the world.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.JeydelARC MAIN DaviesHall 10719035Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2017