Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a course for liberal arts majors and students who have not taken a course in physics. It includes selected topics in motion, gravity, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, and atomic and nuclear physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Science 420     16414 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11174 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Griffith           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11356 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          15674 Textbook
Online Orientation
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PHYS 312    Conceptual Physics Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PHYS 310
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Together with PHYS 310, this course satisfies the UC and CSU general education science lab requirement. Emphasis is placed on scientific observation and measurement and their relationship to physical concepts. This course provides concrete, hands-on observation activities and interpretation of data in a variety of experimental situations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11358 
Textbook


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: PHYS 311
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This trigonometry-based physics course covers the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. It also covers mechanical waves, sound, heat, and thermodynamics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     15670 
Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        01:15PM-02:45PM LEC D.Everitt            Off Campus Encina HS     16174 Textbook
Th        12:20PM-03:25PM LAB L.Lege               Off Campus Encina HS       
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     13820 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11166 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     14594 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This trigonometry-based physics course covers electricity, magnetism, basic electric circuit theory, optics, wave behavior, and modern physics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     13816 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11170 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 410    Mechanics of Solids and Fluids    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 401
Advisory: PHYS 311
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course covers mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. The PHYS 410, 421, 431 sequence is required for majors in physics, chemistry, or engineering. The course includes lecture, laboratory, and problem discussion sections.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:40AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11146 
Textbook
T         12:00PM-01:10PM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11146 Textbook
MW        11:50AM-01:10PM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       



TTh       09:00AM-10:10AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11150 Textbook
F         09:00AM-10:10AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11150 Textbook
TTh       10:20AM-11:40AM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       



MW        09:00AM-10:10AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     11142 Textbook
F         09:30AM-10:40AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     11142 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       


PHYS 421    Electricity and Magnetism    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 402
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course is an in-depth treatment of electricity and magnetism. It involves problem solving with an emphasis on physics problems that require integral calculus.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11154 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB C.Hunt               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11158 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 431    Heat, Waves, Light and Modern Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 402
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course explores the fundamental theories of thermodynamics, waves, optics, and modern physics. Topics include heat, temperature, kinetic theory, waves, sound, light reflection and refraction, optics, interference, diffraction, atomic theory, and nuclear physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11162 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     14598 Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:35PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011