Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HCD 111    College Discovery Program    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a review of opportunities and resources relevant to student success at American River College. It will focus on goals and objectives, campus requirements, and skills, techniques, and attitudes compatible with student progress. Examination of student services, instructional area, and campus life. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
Th        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC S.Dilgard            ARC MAIN Rm 482          26165 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         10:30AM-11:20AM LEC K.Williams           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     26231 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 12-Jan 14
TWTh      09:00AM-02:50PM LEC J.Scalzi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     25069 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 19-Mar 26
F         09:30AM-02:00PM LEC M.Molina-Kanae       ARC MAIN Stud Serv ORIENT RM 33466 Textbook
class will meet 2/19; 2/26; 3/5; 3/26


HCD 114    Human Potential Seminar    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an in-depth examination of techniques to be used in enhancing one's chances for success in college. It is designed to meet the needs of students who are experiencing difficulty in achieving their goals in higher education. Course topics include: motivation, goal setting, communication skills, time management, exam preparation, note taking and reading college textbooks. It is required for most dismissed students for readmission to the college.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN Rm 482          22601 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN ER 002          22603 Textbook


HCD 122    Study Skills    1 Unit

Same As: INDIS 100
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course covers specific study skills strategies. It provides the opportunity to analyze attitudes toward studying, and current study skill habits. Topics include specific learning styles, strategies for time management, goal setting, note-taking, memory improvement, reading skills, and how to prepare for, and take exams. This course is not open to students who have completed INDIS 100.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
W         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.McGinley           ARC MAIN Rm 425          26681 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
M         01:30PM-03:35PM LEC R.Rivera             ARC MAIN Rm 482          26683 Textbook


HCD 160    Applied Life and Success Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and tools necessary for daily independent living and success as a college student. It focuses specifically on disability management, personal goals and community and campus resources. It also serves as preparation for those individuals who are interested in careers in human services and disability services.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         12:30PM-02:10PM LEC B.Westre             ARC MAIN Rm 602          32933 
Textbook


HCD 310    College Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; ENGRW 102 or 103 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary for college success. Topics include motivation, self discipline, learning styles, memory development, time management, communication skills, goal-setting, career planning, study skills and techniques, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, it covers personal issues that are commonly encountered by many college students. Campus resources, college regulations, and information competency are also addressed. This course is highly recommended for first time college students and/or continuing college students who would benefit. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Bevens             Off Campus Ethan 252     26149 
Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:15PM LEC M.Bevens             Off Campus Ethan 252     26149 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets on Tuesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN ER 002          27885 Textbook
T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN Stud Serv ORIENT RM 27887 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN Online          27887 Textbook
NOTE: This section will focus on the student athlete experience.
1.8 online TBA hrs per week required

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 104           25047 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.James-Hardwick     ARC MAIN D 104           25267 Textbook
NOTE: This section will focus on the African-American student experience.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Dilgard            Natomas Natomas N202     28977 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC M.Gomez              ARC MAIN Rm 602          31601 Textbook


HCD 318    Transfer: Making It Happen    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the necessary tools and skills to successfully transfer from a community college to a four-year college or university. In addition, it demonstrates the applications of knowledge from college research, self-analysis, and differentiation between college selection and majors.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       12:00PM-02:05PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     26163 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN D 204           27889 Textbook
Learning Community -- Puente Project - 5 units - Class Registration Number 25421 This class (HCD 318) is taught in combination with ENGWR 300 (MW 1:30PM-2:50PM). The mission of the Puente Project is designed to increase the number of educationally underrepresented students who transfer to four-year Colleges and universities. Puente builds a community of motivated college students by providing English instruction in a supportive environment. The English composition course features Mexican American/ Latino literature; the Human Career Development class helps each student plan their class schedules and navigate the university application process. See course descriptions for ENGWR 300 and HCD 318. One unit of the Reading Center and one unit of the Writing Center will be required. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.


HCD 330    Life and Career Planning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive approach to life and career planning based on extensive measurement of aptitude, interests, personality type, values, and skills. Personal and career goals are formulated using career research and decision-making strategies. Course topics include changing career trends and job search techniques.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
MW        09:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Rm 425          22533 
Textbook
F         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC S.Menard             ARC MAIN D 111           25271 Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN Rm 482          22537 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          25043 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at Andres@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, the five-digit class number you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled in the class or on the waiting list. Do not buy any materials for this class until instructed to do so. There is no in-person orientation for the class.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball               ARC MAIN Online          26945 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
(2.3 online hrs per week required TBA)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
F         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC S.Menard             ARC MAIN D 111           22547 Textbook
Th        03:30PM-05:35PM LEC M.Gomez              ARC MAIN ER 002          26947 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC H.Hughes             Natomas Natomas N202     26477 Textbook
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Klar               ARC MAIN Rm 482          25273 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          22549 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at Andres@arc.losrios.edu a week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, the five-digit class number you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled in the class or on the waiting list. Do not buy any materials for this class until instructed to do so. There is no in-person orientation for the class.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball               ARC MAIN Online          27069 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
(2.3 online hours per week required TBA)


HCD 331    Career and Job Search Strategies    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: HCD 330
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to assist in the development of research skills in preparation for future employment in a competitive employment market. Topics include researching career fields, setting specific career/educational goals, and examining employment trends. It also includes resume writing, interview skills, and job search strategies.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN Rm 482          23779 
Textbook


HCD 380    Specific Learning Skills Assessment    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for the student with special learning difficulties who may have a specific learning disability. Individual assessment of learning strengths and weaknesses will be completed to determine eligibility for Learning Disabilities services using criteria mandated by the California community college system. Offered on a credit/no credit basis only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
MW        01:00PM-02:05PM LEC T.Hart               ARC MAIN Rm 481          27883 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC G.Joy                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     22581 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        12:30PM-01:35PM LEC T.Hart               ARC MAIN Stud Serv ORIENT RM 26589 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC G.Joy                ARC MAIN Rm 482          26591 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Cronin              TBA TBA                 22583 Textbook
Students are required to meet 1 hr per week TBA.
This course is conducted on a one-to-one basis, utilizing individual student achievement appointments. Enrollment is determined by qualified learning disability staff based upon student needs and availability after completion of prescreen paperwork.


HCD 382    Specific Learning Strategies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides learning support related to specific learning disabilities. It will present academic strategies to compensate for learning disabilities in order to provide for success in other college course work. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Rm 482          25049 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Green              ARC MAIN D 116           25053 Textbook
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Rm 611          25055 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 25-May 05
MW        12:00PM-01:40PM LEC G.Joy                ARC MAIN Rm 483          29923 Textbook

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010