Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus SanJuan HS    24989 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        07:00PM-10:10PM LEC M.Cody               ARC MAIN D 204           25021 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus McClellan     27897 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 113           22719 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Garrison           ARC MAIN Rm 602          22725 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 204           22727 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Th        09:00AM-10:15AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 113           22723 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          22723 Textbook
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

T         09:00AM-10:15AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 113           22729 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          22729 Textbook
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

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 112           23799 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 160        22733 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN D 103           22735 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN Rm 602          22737 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 112           22739 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC H.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 113           22731 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 112           26041 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN D 104           22741 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN D 113           28983 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 111           22743 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Anderson           Natomas Inderkum A116    29091 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC K.Anderson           Natomas Inderkum A204    29093 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Marmer             Natomas Natomas N202     29095 Textbook
F         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC A.Day                Natomas Natomas N201     29097 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Wootten            Natomas Inderkum A103    29099 Textbook
M         05:30PM-06:45PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN D 103           29531 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN Online          29531 Textbook
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

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Cody               ARC MAIN D 111           22745 Textbook
W         05:30PM-06:45PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN D 103           32043 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN Online          32043 Textbook
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

W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 111           26561 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC H.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 113           23797 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN Online          26559 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          25023 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          22721 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          28985 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          28987 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          29533 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above sections meet entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 305    Personal Growth and Adjustment    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; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores human behavior emphasizing the practical and adjustive aspects of psychology in everyday life. Topics include development, personal growth and adjustment over the life span, motivation, emotions, stress, adjustment, behavior disorder, personality, attitudes, values, and interpersonal relationships.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN D 103           22775 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN D 112           22777 Textbook


PSYC 310    Biological Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 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 is an analysis and description of the physiological determinants of behavior. Content includes the brain, the nervous system, central nervous pathologies, endocrine function and the biochemistry of mental disease. This is a basic course for psychology, medical and biological science majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN D 112           22751 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Steckley           ARC MAIN D 111           22749 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Fannon             ARC MAIN D 204           28273 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 311    Biological Psychology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PSYC 310
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
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, Jan 16-May 19
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN D 204           23789 
Textbook


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 113           22755 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN D 113           22753 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Rogers             ARC MAIN D 112           26263 Textbook


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 and Math 120 or Math 124 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 hypothesis testing, correlation, chi-square, and analysis of variance procedures.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Rm 609A         22757 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Rm 609A         22759 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Rm 609A         22761 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 335    Research Methods in Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: PSYC 330 or STAT 301
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 111           23191 
Textbook
MW        09:50AM-10:20AM LAB M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 111             
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Scott              ARC MAIN Online            
NOTE: The above class meets both online and in the classroom. The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Rm 609A         24011 Textbook
TTh       02:20PM-02:50PM LAB Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Rm 609A           
TBA       TBA             LAB Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online            
NOTE: The above class meets both online and in the classroom. The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Rm 609A         27999 Textbook
MW        05:50PM-06:20PM LAB E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Rm 609A           
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Patten Armbrust     TBA TBA                   
NOTE: The above class meets both online and in the classroom. The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 or 305 with a grade of "C" or better
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 D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an exploration of 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        22765 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this class.

PSYC 340 is also offered as an Honors section, PSYC 481. To register for the Honors section for this course, please see the listing for PSYC 481, including course code, days, and times. For more information about the Honors Program at American River College, please visit the website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~honors


PSYC 354    Marriage, The Family and Alternatives    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 marriage, the family and alternatives from historical, sociological and psychological viewpoints. Topics include the structure and functions of the family, childbearing, gender roles, mate selection, the sexual revolution, conflict, crisis, divorce, and alternatives to traditional marriage.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
T         08:00PM-09:55PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Ethan 252     31882 
Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Ethan 115     31882 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
T         08:00PM-09:50PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Ethan 151     29213 Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Ethan 151     29213 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
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN D 103           22779 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    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 Areas D4, D9, and E1; IGETC Area 4D and Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of human sexual behavior from birth through adulthood. Sexuality is explored from historical, cultural, psychological, physiological, sociological and legal viewpoints.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC K.Rummelhart         ARC MAIN Raef 162        22793 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        22781 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        22783 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        22785 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN D 104           22787 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN D 112           29535 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        22789 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Raef 162        22791 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN D 111           23801 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Wootten            Natomas Inderkum A103    29101 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Soles              ARC MAIN D 112           25427 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Heskin             ARC MAIN D 111           26265 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          26563 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    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

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          22795 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    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

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          28397 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    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


PSYC 358    Principles of Interpersonal Relations    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 an introduction to the principles involved in effective interpersonal relationships. Topics will include interpersonal feedback, self-disclosure, listening, the role of emotions, conflict resolution, personal values, and self-awareness. Emphasis is on methods to enhance relationships at home, work, and school.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Samaan             ARC MAIN D 112           27489 
Textbook


PSYC 361    Psychology of Women in a Multicultural Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D4; CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4C; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the psychological effects of society upon women. Emphasis is on the exploration of gender roles, sex roles, stereotypes, as well as the sociocultural, intrapersonal, and interpersonal factors in the development of women.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN D 103           25261 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


PSYC 365    Issues of Diverse Populations    3 Units

Same As: HSER 330
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); 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 special population groups including the elderly, African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, homosexuals, the poor and terminally ill. It also includes the nature and extent of chemical dependency and other addictive behaviors. Not open to students who have completed HSER 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN D 112           22771 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN D 111           22773 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


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; OR placement through assessment process.
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 development from the perspectives of physiology, cognition, and psychology along with the interaction among these three domains. Emphasis is placed on development as an on-going process and practical application of course material. This course is designed as a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as providing a better understanding of one's own developmental process.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Soles              ARC MAIN D 113           25853 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 204           26565 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 111           26043 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN D 204           22767 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 111           27491 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN D 111           25025 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN D 112           22769 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN D 111           26269 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             Natomas Inderkum A103    29103 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          25263 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above sections meet entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          26267 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above sections meet entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          27231 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above sections meet entirely online. For more 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 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 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 environment. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        28519 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        22805 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Lehman             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        22801 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Lehman             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        23803 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        22803 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Lehman             Natomas Natomas ONLINE   28793 Textbook
Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19,    7:00pm-8:00pm    Rm CDC 350
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Bell               Natomas Inderkum A201    28791 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN D 112           22815 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Lehman             ARC MAIN HeEd 700        26853 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          22813 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    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


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 GE D9; CSU GE E1; IGETC 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Soles              ARC MAIN D 204           32069 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN D 204           32068 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN Online          32049 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Breitenbach        ARC MAIN Online          32050 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:01AM-11:59PM
This above courses meet entirely online. For more 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: 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 E1
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. Not open to students who have completed GERON 302.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC B.Gillogly           ARC MAIN D 203           22797 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          23929 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 20    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

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          23971 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 20    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

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          25125 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 20    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

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          27111 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 20    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


PSYC 379    Reminiscence Therapy    3 Units

Same As: GERON 334
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)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic theory and techniques of reminiscence therapy and provides experience in planning, facilitating, and evaluating reminiscence groups with the elderly in an institutional setting. Off-campus supervision by an activity professional in long-term care setting is required for internet modality, It is not open to students who have completed GERON 334.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Rm 609A         28307 
Textbook


PSYC 390    Psychology of Death and Dying    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 involves an investigation of beliefs, attitudes, anxieties, and behaviors associated with dying and death. Included will be information relevant to suicide, life-threatening illnesses, bereavement, euthanasia, and various philosophical views on the phenomenon.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN D 111           22763 
Textbook


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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        22817 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN D 103           22819 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


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

Same As: HSER 341
Prerequisite: 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 in the body 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN D 103           22821 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 402    Alcoholism: Intervention, Treatment & Recovery    3 Units

Same As: HSER 342
Prerequisite: HSER 341 or PSYC 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study and evaluation of techniques used in the treatment of chemical dependency. Topics include intervention, individual and group counseling, detoxification, twelve-step program, therapeutic communities, and aftercare programs. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 342.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC D.Bridges            ARC MAIN D 107           22823 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 481    Honors Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above; PSYC 300 or PSYC 480 with a grade of "C" or better; ENGWR 300 OR ENGWR 480 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 is for psychology majors, behavioral science majors, and others who desire a challenging, critical thinking, and issues-oriented exploration of normality and abnormality. Examination of the origins, symptoms and treatment of psychological disorders through first-person accounts, role of multicultural factors, and various theoretical stances. The focus is on thorough analysis and evaluation of biopsychosocial theories and research studies as they relate to the development and persistence of behavior disorders and treatment approaches.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN D 104           27493 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010