Spring 2010 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
TTh       07:00PM-10:10PM LEC J.Kloss              ARC MAIN D 114           30009 
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MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Kloss              Natomas Inderkum A103    29117 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC D.Welkley            Off Campus SanJuan HS    25257 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       09:00AM-12:10PM LEC W.Kawamoto           Off Campus Ethan 252     26895 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           22825 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           26045 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Guadalupe          ARC MAIN D 104           23809 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           22827 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Torres             ARC MAIN D 104           25027 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN D 203           22829 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Natomas Natomas N201     29113 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Natomas Natomas N101     29115 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC W.Kawamoto           ARC MAIN D 107           26271 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN D 203           23805 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          28349 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    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 N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          23807 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    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


SOC 301    Social Problems    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 surveys social problems of present day American society including a study of their causes, consequences, and 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, and problems in the economy and globalization.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           22833 
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SOC 320    Minorities in America    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 VI; CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4C; 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. The course 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. The topics include prejudice, discrimination, racism, racial and ethnic stratification, assimilation patterns among groups, demographic shifts, civil rights and other related topics.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Kloss              Natomas Inderkum A103    26031 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Kawamoto           ARC MAIN D 203           25855 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Guadalupe          ARC MAIN D 111           22425 Textbook
M         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN D 113           32746 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Torres             ARC MAIN D 208           26845 Textbook


SOC 335    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 300
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 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, social class/cultural differences. Not open to students who have completed GERON 300.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN Online          26569 
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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 P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          22837 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          26595 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          27253 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


SOC 342    Gender Relations in American 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 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. The goal of the course is to utilize sociological theories to explain gender experience as socially constructed rather than biologically determined. Specifically, the course examines the experience of people of diverse economic, racial, and ethnic origins within a historical and cross-cultural perspective. The focus of this course is an analysis and discussion of gender relations in the home, the work place, the mass media, the health care system, and politics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN D 203           22835 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


SOC 350    Sociology of Popular Culture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
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 analyzes the historical development and emergence of American popular culture and the relationship between contemporary popular culture, social institutions and collective behavior. Further, it considers popular culture within the context of social, political, and economic changes in the United States and includes an analysis of theories of popular culture, hegemony, advertising, music, and film.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN D 203           32053 
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Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010