Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    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(a); CSU Area D8; CSU Area F2; CSU Area F3; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes the U.S. government's historic origins, philosophical and theoretical justification, constitutional structures and how these institutions work. It examines and describes the procedural aspects of the political system including holding elections, campaigning, voting, lobbying, legislating, executing and adjudicating law. It provides an analysis of contemporary problems and issues. It also describes California state and local governments' constitutional base, structures and functions, political process, problems and issues.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 15-Feb 23
TTh       05:30PM-09:45PM LEC D.DeAlba             ARC MAIN Raef 161        16256 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC C.Villavicencio      Off Campus SanJuan HS    30205 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Moen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10304 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC C.Villavicencio      Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 15554 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10302 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  15454 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10306 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  15456 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  13924 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Raef 161        11290 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  13922 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  14146 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10308 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  13430 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10310 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10312 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC G.Yount              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  16258 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10316 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

F         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  13432 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC G.Yount              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10318 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10320 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Britton            Off Campus Natomas N101  15550 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Vitaich            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C204 30730 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN Online          13926 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    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 K.Collihan           ARC MAIN Online          13098 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    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 C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          15982 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    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 C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          10314 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    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

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 15-Mar 12
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC T.Tabares            Off Campus Ethan 250     30252 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:15PM LEC T.Tabares            Off Campus Ethan 252     30252 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.
no class on Saturday, February 19.


POLS 302    Introduction to Government: Foreign    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 D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course comparatively examines the political systems of selected Western European, Eastern European, Asian, Middle Eastern, African, and Latin American countries. Emphasis is on the formation of political institutions, political culture, citizen and interest participation, political parties, and bureaucratic public policy roles.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  13928 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


POLS 310    Introduction to International 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 V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the international political system. The focus will be on global issues as they relate to the nation-state system, the role of non-state actors, Global North and Global South relations, globalization, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, armed conflict and its causes, regional and hemispheric relations, and international political economy.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10322 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


POLS 320    Introduction to Political Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the ideas that have shaped Western political development, covering important thinkers from the ancient, medieval and modern periods. Topics covered may include theories of just and unjust societies, social contract theory, justifications for government authority, and the rights of citizens versus the responsibilities of citizenship.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  14430 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


POLS 332    Law and Society    3 Units

Same As: BUS 345
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 D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the Anglo-American Common Law System with emphasis upon the nature and purpose of law. The evolution of legal concepts as a reflection of the social environment, and the basic organization and functioning of the American judicial system will be presented from a theoretical rather than a practical view point through analysis of selected cases and reading materials. This course is not open to students who have completed BUS 345.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC R.Friedman           Off Campus Natomas/Ik C207 13716 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Friedman           ARC MAIN Rm 129          14578 Textbook

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011