Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SOC 300    Introductory Sociology    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines principles and basic concepts in sociology. It includes the study of institutions, culture, social organization, group interaction, social stratification, economy, politics, social movements, and urbanization.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC D.Welkley            Off Campus SanJuan HS    12568 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       09:00AM-12:10PM LEC J.Kloss              Off Campus Ethan 252     13976 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10420 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  13260 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11304 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10422 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12376 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  30039 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:58PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11300 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10424 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Off Campus Natomas N201  15576 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Off Campus Natomas N101  15578 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Kloss              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  13444 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          15074 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          11302 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


SOC 301    Social Problems    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys social problems of present day American society including a study of their causes, consequences, and an evaluation of proposed solutions and methods of treatment. Attention is directed to poverty and inequality, race and gender inequalities, problems of the environment, unequal access to education, and problems in the economy and globalization.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10426 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  30940 Textbook


SOC 320    Minorities in America    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 VI; CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines patterns of racial and ethnic group relations in the United States of America. The course employs basic sociological approaches to the study of race and ethnicity, with an emphasis on a comparative analysis of historical, social, and economic factors affecting intergroup and intragroup dynamics. The topics include prejudice, discrimination, racism, racial and ethnic stratification, assimilation patterns among groups, demographic shifts, civil rights and other related topics.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Brooks             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 13246 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  13102 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10052 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  16840 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Torres             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13934 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC W.Kawamoto           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  31514 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 15-Mar 12
T         08:00PM-09:50PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Ethan 250     30242 Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Ethan 252     30242 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.


SOC 335    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 300
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 UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the aged and aging process with emphasis on social factors affecting and affected by an aging population. It includes an analysis of demographics, history of aging in America, social conditions, resources and support systems, employment, retirement, social class/cultural differences. Not open to students who have completed GERON 300.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         ARC MAIN Online          10430 
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          13722 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          14228 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


SOC 350    Sociology of Popular Culture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes the historical development and emergence of American popular culture and the relationship between contemporary popular culture, social institutions and collective behavior. Further, it considers popular culture within the context of social, political, and economic changes in the United States and includes an analysis of theories of popular culture, hegemony, advertising, music, and film.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  16266 
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Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011