Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SOC 300    Introductory Sociology    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines principles and basic concepts in sociology. It includes the study of institutions, culture, social organization, group interaction, social stratification, economy, politics, social movements, and urbanization. (C-ID SOCI 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

MW12:00PM-03:05PMLECT.ElstonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20312790Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

F09:00AM-12:10PMLECW.KawamotoARC MAIN DaviesHall 11120368Textbook
TBATBALECW.KawamotoARC MAIN Online 20368Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.MokhtarzadaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20312432Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.KlossARC MAIN DaviesHall 20310134Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

F09:00AM-12:05PMLECK.GuadalupeARC MAIN DaviesHall 20310136Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECP.ChaoARC MAIN DaviesHall 20011007Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECP.ChaoARC MAIN DaviesHall 11212789Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Th10:30AM-11:50AMLECN.HijaziARC MAIN DaviesHall 22319048Textbook
TBATBALECN.HijaziARC MAIN Online 19048Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECN.HijaziARC MAIN DaviesHall 20310477Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.ConstanteARC MAIN DaviesHall 20312433Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

F09:00AM-12:15PMLECS.MokhtarzadaOff Campus Natomas N10111040Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECN.HijaziARC MAIN Online 11277Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECN.HijaziARC MAIN Online 10740Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECN.HijaziARC MAIN Online 20367Textbook

SOC 301    Social Problems    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines contemporary social problems in the US within a theoretical and global context. It examines the role and the structure of power and ideology in shaping our understanding and approach to social problems. It includes a critical analysis of their causes, consequences as well as an evaluation of proposed solutions and methods of treatment. Attention is directed to poverty and inequality, race and gender inequalities, problems of the environment, unequal access to education as well as problems in the economic and political systems and the impact of globalization on these problems. (C-ID SOCI 115)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.MokhtarzadaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20312788Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.KlossARC MAIN DaviesHall 20311751Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW05:00PM-06:20PMLECJ.KlossOff Campus Natomas N10111909Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


SOC 309    Self and Society     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 (Proficient Writing), and ENGRD 116 (Proficient Reading) OR ESLR 320 (Advanced Reading Skills through Literature) and ESLW 320 (Advanced Composition) with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces concepts, social theories, and methods used to analyze how the sense of self is created in everyday life. It explores various theories of the development of self, the nature of human behavior, the importance of language for perception and thought, and reality as a social construction. Additionally, it examines how the self emerges and is maintained through social interaction and our involvement in social relationships. It includes the study of social identity, roles, socialization, identity change, and emotions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.DurdenARC MAIN DaviesHall 11212206Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


SOC 320    Minorities in America    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); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines patterns of racial and ethnic group relations in the United States of America. It employs basic sociological approaches to the study of race and ethnicity, with an emphasis on a comparative analysis of historical, social, and economic factors affecting intergroup and intragroup dynamics. Topics include prejudice, discrimination, racism, racial and ethnic stratification, assimilation patterns among groups, demographic shifts, civil rights, and other related topics. Field trips may be required. (C-ID SOCI 150)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

MW12:00PM-03:05PMLECT.ElstonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20311609Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.ChaoARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210015Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECP.ChaoARC MAIN DaviesHall 11210952Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECS.TorresARC MAIN Online 20334Textbook

SOC 335    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 300
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 E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the aged and aging process with emphasis on social factors affecting and affected by an aging population. It includes an analysis of demographics, history of aging in America, social conditions, resources and support systems, employment, retirement, and social class/cultural differences. This course is not open to students who have completed GERON 300.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.GustafsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20012962Textbook
TBATBALECK.GustafsonARC MAIN Online 10138Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECK.GustafsonARC MAIN Online 11264Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


SOC 342    Gender Relations in American Society    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); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course deals with gender relations in American society. It examines historical, social, economic, political, and cultural forces in shaping gender identity, gender roles, and gender expectations. This course utilizes sociological theories to explain gender experiences as socially constructed rather than biologically determined. Specifically, it examines the experiences of people of diverse economic, racial, and ethnic backgrounds within historical and cross-cultural perspectives. This course includes analysis and discussion of topics such as gender relations in the home, the work place, the mass media, the health care system, and politics. (C-ID SOCI 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.WelkleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 11210137Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


SOC 495    Independent Studies in Sociology    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

TBA12:00AM-12:00AMLABP.Chao TBA TBA12608Textbook

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2017