Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HUM 300    Classical Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of Western culture that focuses on the human values expressed through painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy. Emphasis is on the civilizations of Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Wootton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  30571 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  30572 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10860 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13800 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  11308 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10862 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  15808 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC R.Cassinelli         Off Campus Natomas N101  14772 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Harlan             ARC MAIN Online          12542 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HUM 302    Global Humanities: Atheism in Creativity, Thought, and Inspiration Traditions    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This academic and non-sectarian course emphasizes the historical and cultural frameworks of atheism. It takes a basic, integrated humanities approach to global non-religious traditions. The course analyzes a broad range of visual and performance arts, as well as literary documents, that explore diverse atheist philosophies over time and around the world. It reviews the difference between atheism and related conceptual traditions in creative expression. The course studies works and ideas comparatively, analyzing their relation to their contexts and to their impacts.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  30498 
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HUM 310    Modern Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of Western culture that focuses on the human values expressed through painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy. Emphasis is on the period from the Renaissance to the Modern Age.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Harlan             Off Campus Natomas/Ik C203 15512 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10864 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  13902 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  11310 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 215  30497 Textbook


HUM 320    Asian Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys traditions, cultures, literature, art, music and film of India, China, and Japan from ancient times to the present. Emphasis is on the inter-relationships of the arts, literatures and philosophies in their historical contexts within each geographical area.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Merkel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 214  10866 
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HUM 326    Middle Eastern Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the cultures of the Middle East, with an emphasis on the analysis and appreciation of the arts, architecture, music, and sacred and secular texts of Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey and other countries from ancient to modern times, as they apply to cultural and political developments.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  15850 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          16060 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HUM 330    Humanities of the Americas    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Fine arts of the Western Hemisphere from antiquity to contemporary times, with an emphasis on an awareness of and a sensitivity to the literature, philosophy, music of the past and present, and specific attention to the distinctively American aspects of those arts and their difference from the European tradition.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 221  10870 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Bates              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10868 Textbook


HUM 360    Introduction to the Old Testament (The Hebrew Bible)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a literary and historical approach to the Hebrew Bible. This academic and non-sectarian course explores the ancient Israelite society prior to the Common Era through a study of the Old Testament of the Bible, culture artifacts, and other writings of contemporaneous societies of the ancient Middle East, and a study of scholarly theories and archaeological studies related to biblical texts and ancient Israelite material culture.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Wootton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12676 
Textbook

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011