Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a broad overview of general principles of psychology. Topics include the scientific method, statistics, biological determinants, as well as general processes of behavior, such as development, learning, language, intelligence, perception, motivation, emotion, personality, and mental health.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
MW        07:00PM-10:10PM LEC J.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  13690 
Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus SanJuan HS    12340 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MW        01:30PM-04:40PM LEC R.Soicher            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  31621 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10324 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10330 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10332 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10328 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10328 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. 1.8 online hrs/week required. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

T         09:00AM-10:15AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10334 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10334 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11294 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Soles              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11294 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 160        10338 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10340 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10342 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10344 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

F         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC H.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10336 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13256 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10346 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  15468 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10348 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A204 15558 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Natomas N101  15562 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Wootten            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 15564 Textbook
M         05:30PM-06:45PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  15782 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN Online          15782 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
2.0 hrs online hours per week required

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Cody               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10350 Textbook
W         05:30PM-06:45PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  16260 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN Online          16260 Textbook
Hybrid - Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
1.9 online TBA hours required per week

Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC H.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11292 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          13688 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          12372 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          10326 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          15470 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          15472 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          15784 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          30034 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above class sections meet entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 305    Personal Growth and Adjustment    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 D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores human behavior emphasizing the practical and adjustive aspects of psychology in everyday life. Topics include development, personal growth and adjustment over the life span, motivation, emotions, stress, adjustment, behavior disorder, personality, attitudes, values, and interpersonal relationships.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10378 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10380 Textbook


PSYC 310    Biological Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an analysis and description of the physiological determinants of behavior. Content includes the brain, the nervous system, central nervous pathologies, endocrine function and the biochemistry of mental disease. This is a basic course for psychology, medical and biological science majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10354 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10352 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  15030 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

F         08:00AM-11:05AM LEC T.Weinstein          Off Campus Natomas N202  30013 Textbook


PSYC 311    Biological Psychology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PSYC 310
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves the applied study of the nervous system, focusing on its anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and impact on behavioral and mental processes. It provides a foundation in the principles of the scientific method and practical experience in its application to the study of biological psychology. Specific topics include anatomy, physiology, and organization of the nervous system, with special emphasis on the brain; anatomy and physiology of the neuron; physiology of nerves and nerve conduction; the biochemistry of the synapse; anatomy and physiology of sensory systems; and psychophysical examination of sensation and perception. Brain dissection procedures, interactive computer simulations, and lab experiments with data collection and analysis are utilized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11284 
Textbook


PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes human behavior in relation to the social environment, including the power of the situation, other individuals, and the social group. Emphasized topics include aggression, prejudice, attraction, altruism, attitude change, conformity, gender roles, cultural norms, person perception, and social cognition.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MW        07:00PM-10:10PM LEC J.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  31107 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10358 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10356 Textbook


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 and Math 120 or Math 124 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses upon the concepts and applications of descriptive and inferential statistics in psychology and other behavioral sciences. Topics include hypothesis testing, correlation, chi-square, and analysis of variance procedures.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   30035 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10360 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10362 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10364 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


PSYC 335    Research Methods in Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: PSYC 330 or STAT 301
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the planning and execution of research studies in the behavioral sciences. Crucial topics include hypothesis formation, review of the professional literature, research design, collection of data, statistical analysis, and scientific report writing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10758 
Textbook
MW        09:50AM-10:20AM LAB E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Online            
NOTE: The above class meets both online and in the classroom. The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Portable 609A   14844 Textbook
MW        05:50PM-06:20PM LAB E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Patten Armbrust    ARC MAIN Online            
NOTE: The above class meets both online and in the classroom. The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 or 305 with a grade of "C" or better
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 D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an exploration of the broad questions of normality and abnormality. Topics include the investigation of specific mental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties and current approaches to psychological intervention including present community mental health practices. It considers the contribution of social, biological and psychological factors to the development and persistence of behavior disorders.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10368 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this class.

PSYC 340 is also offered as an Honors section, PSYC 481. To register for the Honors section for this course, please see the listing for PSYC 481, including course code, days, and times. For more information about the Honors Program at American River College, please visit the website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~honors


PSYC 354    The Psychology of Family Life and Intimate Relationships in a Diverse 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 III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of family life and intimate relationships from historical, sociological and psychological viewpoints. Topics include elements for building and maintaining intimate relationships, the structure and functions of the family, sexuality, parenting, gender roles, partner selection, conflict, crisis, divorce, and starting over.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Samaan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10382 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 19-May 18
W         08:00PM-09:50PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Ethan 250     16238 Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC D.Garrison           Off Campus Ethan 250     16238 Textbook
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This course meets on Wednesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.


PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    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 III(b); CSU Areas D4, D9, and E1; IGETC Area 4D and Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of human sexual behavior from birth through adulthood. Sexuality is explored from historical, cultural, psychological, physiological, sociological and legal viewpoints.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC K.Rummelhart         ARC MAIN Raef 162        10396 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10384 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10386 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10388 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10390 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10392 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10394 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11296 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  15786 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Wootten            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 15566 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Heskin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  13438 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          13692 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 V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          10398 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 V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          15108 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


PSYC 361    Psychology of Women in a Multicultural Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D4; CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4C; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the psychological effects of society upon women. Emphasis is on the exploration of gender roles, sex roles, stereotypes, as well as the sociocultural, intrapersonal, and interpersonal factors in the development of women.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12572 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


PSYC 365    Issues of Diverse Populations    3 Units

Same As: HSER 330
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 E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the values, problems, issues, concerns and counseling needs of special population groups including the elderly, African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, homosexuals, the poor and terminally ill. It also includes the nature and extent of chemical dependency and other addictive behaviors. Not open to students who have completed HSER 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10374 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10376 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 370    Human Development: A Life Span    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 III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines human development across the lifespan, from conception through death, by focusing on development from the perspectives of physiology, cognition, and psychology along with the interaction among these three domains. Emphasis is placed on development as an on-going process and practical application of course material. This course is designed as a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as providing a better understanding of one's own developmental process.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13694 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  13258 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10370 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  14438 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12374 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10372 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  13442 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 15568 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          12574 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above section meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          13440 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above section meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          14218 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above section meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          30037 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above section meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 372    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: ECE 312
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 D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the growth and development of children from the prenatal stage through adolescence. For each stage of development, the physical, cognitive, linguistic, social-moral, and emotional aspects of development, with attention to both typical as well as atypical development in each area, are discussed. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the environment. This material is designed as a foundation for early care and education, teaching, and parenting. This course is not open to students who have completed ECE 312.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        15136 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10406 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10402 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11298 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10404 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Schultz            Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 15334 Textbook
Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18,    7:45pm-8:30pm    Rm N101- Natomas Educational Center
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Kress              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A201 15332 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10410 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Bell               ARC MAIN HeEd 700        13936 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10408 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


PSYC 373    Child Psychology    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 GE D9; CSU GE E1; IGETC 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the science of child psychology through the analysis of developmental theories and research. Key developmental events across the main domains in developmental psychology (physical, cognitive, socio-emotional) are examined from conception through adolescence. Questions about development are investigated, with an emphasis on the role of the scientific method. Typical and atypical psychological development research is explored as well as the influences of culture, society, family, and physical environments on childrenâ¿¿s behavior and mental processes. This course provides a scientific foundation for future studies in social sciences, including psychology.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  16270 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  30038 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Soles              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  16268 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          16262 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          16264 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM
The above classes meet entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PSYC 374    Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 302
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 E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the physical, psychological, and social aspects of the aging process including the interactions between the elderly and the rest of society. Topics include an analysis of stereotypes, social bonds, environmental factors, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. Not open to students who have completed GERON 302.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  10400 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          11410 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          11442 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          12460 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          14144 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, Mar 19-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         Ethan Way Ethan ONLINE   31345 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, March 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. This class meets entirely online.
For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.


PSYC 379    Reminiscence Therapy    3 Units

Same As: GERON 334
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)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic theory and techniques of reminiscence therapy and provides experience in planning, facilitating, and evaluating reminiscence groups with the elderly in an institutional setting. Off-campus supervision by an activity professional in long-term care setting is required for internet modality, It is not open to students who have completed GERON 334.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Portable 609A   15050 
Textbook


PSYC 390    Psychology of Death and Dying    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 III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course involves an investigation of beliefs, attitudes, anxieties, and behaviors associated with dying and death. Included will be information relevant to suicide, life-threatening illnesses, bereavement, euthanasia, and various philosophical views on the phenomenon.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10366 
Textbook


PSYC 400    Introduction to Chemical Dependency    3 Units

Same As: HSER 340
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 CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the physiological effects of chemical dependency on the individual. It includes an analysis of the effects of substance abuse on the family; the sociological, economic conditions contributing to substance abuse; and a description of community efforts at prevention and treatment. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 340.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        10412 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10414 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 401    Physiology and Pharmacology: Alcohol & Other Drugs    3 Units

Same As: HSER 341
Prerequisite: HSER 340 or PSYC 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the chemical composition of alcohol and the mechanism of action in the body of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs, including opiates, stimulants, depressants, psychotherapeutics, and psychedelics. It also includes the social and psychological implications of tolerance, habituation, and substance abuse of the user and abuser. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 341.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10416 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 402    Alcoholism: Intervention, Treatment & Recovery    3 Units

Same As: HSER 342
Prerequisite: HSER 341 or PSYC 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study and evaluation of techniques used in the treatment of chemical dependency. Topics include intervention, individual and group counseling, detoxification, twelve-step program, therapeutic communities, and aftercare programs. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 342.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        06:30PM-09:25PM LEC D.Bridges            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10418 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 481    Honors Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above; PSYC 300 or PSYC 480 with a grade of "C" or better; ENGWR 300 OR ENGWR 480 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is for psychology majors, behavioral science majors, and others who desire a challenging, critical thinking, and issues-oriented exploration of normality and abnormality. Examination of the origins, symptoms and treatment of psychological disorders through first-person accounts, role of multicultural factors, and various theoretical stances. The focus is on thorough analysis and evaluation of biopsychosocial theories and research studies as they relate to the development and persistence of behavior disorders and treatment approaches.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  14440 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011