Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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FSE 100    Introduction to Funeral Service    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ENGWR 300
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the history of the funeral service industry. A comprehensive overview of the field of funeral service is covered. Emphasis is on the role and skills of the funeral service practitioner. The course provides insight into the funeral service industry and the career opportunities available. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Davis              ARC MAIN Online          15062 
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Mandatory Online Orientation:    Tuesday, March 16    12:00AM-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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         03:00PM-04:40PM LEC J.Stephenson         ARC MAIN HeEd 702        13128 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Stephenson         ARC MAIN Online          13130 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    12:00AM-11:59PM    HeEd 713
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


FSE 110    Funeral Directing I    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: BUS 340, CHEM 130, ENGWR 300, and FSE 160
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Funeral Service Education Program
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce the general practices of funeral directing. It introduces the sociological phenomena that affect all the elements of funeral service including cultural differences, family structures, and factors of change that relate to funeralization. It also includes notification of death, transfer and disposition of bodies, arrangement conferences, pre-planned funerals and post-arrangement follow-up. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         03:30PM-05:15PM LEC A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14482 
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Mandatory New Student Orientation:    Saturday, January 15 09:00AM-12:00PM    HeEd 702


FSE 120    Embalming I    3 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 130 and FSE 140 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: FSE 130 and 150
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the phenomenon of death in the human body. It includes the processes of preservation, restoration, and sanitation in treating the dead human body. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:15PM-08:35PM LEC A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14484 
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FSE 130    Restorative Art    3.5 Units

Prerequisite: FSE 140 with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisite: FSE 120.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the techniques of creating an acceptable physical appearance of the deceased for the benefit of the survivors. Included are the study of facial features, cosmetics, and restorative treatment for a variety of situations faced by the practitioner.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702          

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 04
W         02:30PM-05:20PM LAB A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14486 
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W         02:30PM-05:20PM LAB A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14486 Textbook
W         02:30PM-05:20PM LAB A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14486 Textbook
W         02:30PM-05:20PM LAB A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14486 Textbook
W         02:30PM-05:20PM LAB A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14486 Textbook
W         02:30PM-05:20PM LAB A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14486 Textbook
W         02:30PM-05:20PM LAB A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14486 Textbook
W         02:30PM-05:20PM LAB A.Davis              ARC MAIN HeEd 702        14486 Textbook
The lab portion of this class meets on January 19, February 2, 16, March 2, 16, 30, April 13 and May 4, 2011.


FSE 150    Funeral Service Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: Accounting 101 or 301 and FSE 111 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: FSE 120 and 130
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic principles of management as they apply to the practice of the funeral profession. The role and function of an effective manager are explored. Emphasis is placed on the management functions of planning, organizing, motivating, directing, and controlling. Specific areas of funeral service practice and managerial guidelines for those areas are covered. Additionally, theory as it relates to funeral service practice is addressed. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Davis              ARC MAIN Online          14490 
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Mandatory Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January, 19    12:00AM-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


FSE 160    Funeral Service Law and Ethics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: BUS 340, CHEM 130, ENGWR 300, and FSE 110
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Funeral Service Education Program.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces law and the judicial system as they pertain to the funeral industry. Topics include: sources of law, the legal status of the dead human body, the duty of burial, rights to control funeral arrangements and final disposition, liability for funeral expenses, torts involving the dead human body and the funeral director, wills, estates, probate, cemeteries, crematories, and state and federal laws and regulations. Personal and professional ethics that guide decisions and actions in the proper treatment of the dead are also included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Sokoll             ARC MAIN Online          14492 
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For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011