Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    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 D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a broad overview of general principles of psychology. Topics include the scientific method, statistics, biological determinants, as well as general processes of behavior, such as development, learning, language, intelligence, perception, motivation, emotion, personality, and mental health. This course is not open to students who have taken PSYC 480. (C-ID PSY 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
MW        05:30PM-08:20PM LEC L.Beckum             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11005 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Beckum             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10737 Textbook
M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10108 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          10108 Textbook
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12674 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Online          12674 Textbook
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10109 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          10109 Textbook
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Deubert            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10105 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Deubert            ARC MAIN Online          10105 Textbook
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 160        10110 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10111 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC A.Laman-Maharg       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  12963 Textbook
T         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  20032 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          20032 Textbook
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Constante          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10107 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Sacchi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10114 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Cody               Off Campus McClellan 208 11809 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC T.Eckley             Off Campus Natomas N101  11117 Textbook
Th        06:30PM-09:35PM LEC T.Eckley             Off Campus Natomas N101  10994 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC T.Eckley             Off Campus Natomas N201  12699 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          11132 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          10738 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          10106 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11276 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Online          11385 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Online          10112 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          19651 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          20369 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          20240 Textbook
Note: This is a 'special class' that is closed to High School students, which is why it's instructor consent. Since it's online, we have alternative open enrollment sections available to meet similar demand by our regular ARC students.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12427 Textbook
This section of PSYCH 300 is part of a Learning Community paired with a .5-unit section of ENGWR 361. This Learning Community provides enhanced support for writing in psychology. Even students who already write well will benefit! Students must be enrolled in both the Psych 300 class and one of the ENGWR 361 classes (T 3:00PM - 3:50PM, section 13164) or (Th 3:00PM - 3:50PM, section 13166) to be eligible for this community. (NOTE: ENGWR 361 does not have any prerequisite requirements for enrollment.)

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11360 Textbook
This section of PSYCH 300 is part of a Learning Community paired with a .5-unit section of ENGWR 361. This Learning Community provides enhanced support for writing in psychology. Even students who already write well will benefit! Students must be enrolled in both the Psych 300 class and one of the ENGWR 361 classes (T 9:30AM - 10:20APM, section 13163) or (Th 9:30AM - 10:20APM, section 13165) to be eligible for this community. (NOTE: ENGWR 361 does not have any prerequisite requirements for enrollment.)


PSYC 305    Psychology Applied to Modern Life    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 D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores human behavior, emphasizing the practical aspects of psychology in everyday life utilizing both psychological theory and research. Topics include personality, stress and coping, self-understanding, communication, interpersonal relationships, gender, sexuality, psychological disorders and their treatment, personality, personal values, and positive psychology. (C-ID PSY 115)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10124 
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PSYC 310    Biological Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the physiological determinants of behavior and cognition. The role of genetics, neural development, neural communication and pathways, brain structures, neurotransmitters, drugs, endocrine system, and sensory systems in typical and atypical behavior and cognition are addressed. Current theories related to the role of neural and biological processes in the etiology and treatment of psychological disorders, motor disorders, and other central nervous pathologies are presented. Ethical standards for human and animal research are discussed. (C-ID PSY 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10116 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Colby              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12886 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Colby              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10115 Textbook


PSYC 311    Biological Psychology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PSYC 310
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves the applied study of the nervous system, focusing on its anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and impact on behavioral and mental processes. It provides a foundation in the principles of the scientific method and practical experience in its application to the study of biological psychology. Specific topics include anatomy, physiology, and organization of the nervous system, with special emphasis on the brain; anatomy and physiology of the neuron; physiology of nerves and nerve conduction; the biochemistry of the synapse; anatomy and physiology of sensory systems; and psychophysical examination of sensation and perception. Brain dissection procedures, interactive computer simulations, and lab experiments with data collection and analysis are utilized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10470 
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PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes human behavior in relation to the social environment, including the power of the situation, other individuals, and the social group. Emphasized topics include aggression, prejudice, attraction, altruism, attitude change, conformity, gender roles, cultural norms, person perception, and social cognition. (C-ID PSY 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Deubert            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10118 
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TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11928 Textbook
Mandatory 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

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          12058 Textbook
Mandatory 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

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10117 Textbook
Mandatory 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


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, MATH 125, MATH 129, or MATH 133 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses upon the concepts and applications of descriptive and inferential statistics in psychology and other behavioral sciences. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability and sampling distributions, parametric and nonparametric statistical methods, hypothesis testing, statistical inference and power, correlation and regression, chi-square, t-tests, and analysis of variance procedures. Application of both hand computation and statistical software to data in a social science context is emphasized to include the interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings. (C-ID MATH 110; Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 19-Dec 16
(ACE) Accelerated College
T         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC N.Bahm               Off Campus Natomas N103  12700 
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(ACE) Accelerated College
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC N.Bahm               Off Campus Natomas N103  12700 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: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11565 Textbook
T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   13193 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online          13193 Textbook
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas) is required.

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   13194 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online          13194 Textbook
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas) is required.

T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10119 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online          10119 Textbook
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas) is required.

Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10120 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online          10120 Textbook
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas) is required.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11754 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Akawi              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   19045 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10121 Textbook


PSYC 335    Research Methods in Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 and PSYC 330, STAT 300 or STAT 305 with a grade of 'C' or better.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the planning and execution of research studies in the behavioral sciences. Crucial topics include hypothesis formation, review of the professional literature, research design, collection of data, statistical analysis, and scientific report writing. (C-ID PSY 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10254 
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MW        11:20AM-11:50AM LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Online            
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas) is required.

TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Akawi              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   19748 Textbook
TTh       12:50PM-01:20PM LAB R.Akawi              ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Akawi              ARC MAIN Online            
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas) is required.

MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Lowe               ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12785 Textbook
MW        02:20PM-02:50PM LAB A.Lowe               ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lowe               ARC MAIN Online            
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas) is required.

TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12158 Textbook
TTh       07:50PM-08:20PM LAB K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Online            
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., D2L or Canvas) is required.


PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300, 305, or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ELSR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the broad questions of normality and abnormality. Topics include the investigation of specific mental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties and current approaches to psychological intervention including present community mental health practices. It considers the contribution of social, biological, and psychological factors to the development and persistence of behavior disorders. This class is not open to students who have taken PSYC 481. (C-ID PSY 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10123 
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PSYC 354    The Psychology of Family Life and Intimate Relationships in a Diverse 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 III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of family life and intimate relationships from historical, sociological and psychological viewpoints. Topics include elements for building and maintaining intimate relationships, the structure and functions of the family, sexuality, parenting, gender roles, partner selection, conflict, crisis, divorce, and starting over. (C-ID SOCI 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12431 
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PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    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 III(b); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2014); CSU Area D4; CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a balanced scientific understanding of the biopsychosocial perspective on human sexual behavior from birth through adulthood. It provides factual, up-to-date, nonjudgmental information designed to dispel myths, and to facilitate problem identification and possible solutions. Sexuality is explored from historical, cultural, psychological, physiological, sociological, and legal viewpoints. (C-ID PSY 130)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          20360 
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Online Orientation: Monday, August 21 12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10125 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10126 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10127 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10128 Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC R.Stein              Off Campus Natomas N101  19010 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          11133 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          10130 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          10838 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 365    Issues of Diverse Populations    3 Units

Same As: HSER 330
Prerequisite: 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; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the values, problems, issues, concerns and counseling needs of diverse populations by race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical/cognitive/emotional/developmental ability, and age. It also explores the cognitive and emotional aspects of prejudice as it relates to institutional and individual discrimination. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11411 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11412 Textbook


PSYC 370    Human Development: A Life Span    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.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines human development across the lifespan, from conception through death, by focusing on the main domains in developmental psychology (physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional) as well as the interaction among these domains. Emphasis is placed on development as an on-going process, with an effort to encourage the practical application of the knowledge acquired. This course is designed to provide a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as a better understanding of one's own developmental process. (C-ID PSY 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN Raef 161        12225 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  13058 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10739 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11134 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11006 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12955 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Beckum             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 11211 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          10951 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
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 A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          10793 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
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 A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          11071 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
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 A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          11567 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 372    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: ECE 312
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 D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the growth and development of children from the prenatal stage through adolescence. For each stage of development, the physical, cognitive, linguistic, social-moral, and emotional aspects of development, with attention to both typical as well as atypical development in each area, are discussed. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the interaction of maturational and environmental factors. This material is designed as a foundation for early care and education, teaching, and parenting. This course is not open to students who have completed ECE 312. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Walters            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10133 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10131 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10132 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC T.LaMarr             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11769 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Brown-Wood         Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11342 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Hickman            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11248 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN Online          10476 Textbook


PSYC 373    Child Psychology    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 D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the science of child psychology through the analysis of developmental theories and research. Key developmental events across the main domains in developmental psychology (physical, cognitive, socio-emotional) are examined from conception through adolescence. Questions about development are investigated, with an emphasis on the role of the scientific method. Typical and atypical psychological development research is explored as well as the influences of culture, society, family, and physical environments on children's behavior and mental processes. This course provides a scientific foundation for future studies in social sciences, including psychology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11497 
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TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11405 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21    12:0AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11639 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21    12:0AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 374    Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 302
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 D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the physical, psychological, and social aspects of the aging process including the interactions between the elderly and the rest of society. Topics include an analysis of stereotypes, social bonds, environmental factors, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. This course is not open to students who have completed GERON 302.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Reynolds           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11830 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           ARC MAIN Online          11468 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           ARC MAIN Online          11469 Textbook
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


PSYC 378    Communicating with and Validating Older Adults    3 Units

Same As: GERON 330
Prerequisite: GERON 302 or PSYC 374 with a grade of "C" or better
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)
Enrollment Limitation: Current tuberculosis clearance
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic theory, techniques, and experiences for communication with, validation of, and stimulation of the elderly at different cognitive levels in long-term care. After the first class session, this course is held off campus in a long-term care setting. This course is not open to students who have completed GERON 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Schleeter           TBA TBA                 10868 
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W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC M.Schleeter          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10868 Textbook
First class meeting, August 23, will be held in Davies Hall 104; subsequent class meetings will be held at an off-campus institutional setting.


PSYC 390    Psychology of Death and Dying    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 III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates beliefs, attitudes, anxieties, and behaviors associated with dying and death. Information about suicide, life-threatening illnesses, bereavement, and euthanasia are presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC L.Kelly              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10122 
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PSYC 400    Introduction to Chemical Dependency    3 Units

Same As: HSER 340
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 III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the physiological effects of chemical dependency on the individual. It includes an analysis of the effects of substance abuse on the family; the sociological, economic conditions contributing to substance abuse; and a description of community efforts at prevention and treatment. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 340.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN Raef 160        11477 
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M         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC K.McCord             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11478 Textbook


PSYC 401    Physiology and Pharmacology: Alcohol & Other Drugs    3 Units

Same As: HSER 341
Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 or ESLW 320 and HSER 340 or PSYC 400 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the chemical composition of alcohol and the mechanism of action of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs, including opiates, stimulants, depressants, psychotherapeutics, and psychedelics. It also includes the social and psychological implications of tolerance, habituation, and substance abuse of the user and abuser. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 341.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Shragge            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  11479 
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PSYC 480    Honors General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is for psychology majors, behavioral science majors, and other students who desire a challenging, issues-oriented introduction to the general principles of psychology. Topics include the scientific method, statistics, biological determinants, and general processes of behavior, such as development, learning, language, intelligence, perception, motivation, emotion, personality, and mental health. Emphasizing critical thinking in a seminar style, the focus is on thorough analysis and evaluation of psychological theories and research studies as they relate to practical, everyday issues. This course is not open to students who have completed PSYC 300. (C-ID PSY 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  11605 
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PSYC 495    Independent Studies in Psychology    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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Bovard              TBA TBA                 12445 
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TBA       TBA             LAB M.Scott               TBA TBA                 20883 Textbook

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 2, 2017