Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HCD 114    Human Potential Seminar    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an in-depth examination of techniques to be used in enhancing one's chances for success in college. It is designed to meet the needs of students who are experiencing difficulty in achieving their goals in higher education. Course topics include: motivation, goal setting, communication skills, time management, exam preparation, note taking and reading college textbooks. It is required for most dismissed students for readmission to the college.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC L.Ruedas             ARC MAIN Portable 601    13720 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Fernandez          ARC MAIN Lib 002         10096 Textbook
F         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN Lib 002         13067 Textbook
Th        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN Lib 002         10097 Textbook


HCD 310    College Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; ENGRW 102 or 103 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary for college success. Topics include motivation, self discipline, learning styles, memory development, time management, communication skills, goal-setting, career planning, study skills and techniques, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, it covers personal issues that are commonly encountered by many college students. Campus resources, college regulations, and information competency are also addressed. This course is highly recommended for first time college students and/or continuing college students who would benefit. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Agbunag            ARC MAIN Portable 614    12047 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN Portable 614    12048 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Lib 002         20815 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC C.James-Hardwick     ARC MAIN Portable 614    11059 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC T.Times              ARC MAIN Portable 614    12550 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Dilgard            Off Campus Natomas N202  12328 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Marshall           ARC MAIN Portable 614    11145 Textbook
Learning Communities - Umoja-Sakhu - 9 units - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20763
This section of HCD 310 is taught in combination with ENGWR 102 (MW 10:30AM-11:50AM) and ENGRD 116 (MW 12:00PM-01:20PM). Umoja (a Kiswahili word meaning "unity") is designed to enhance the cultural and educational experiences of community college students, particularly those who identify themselves as African American. Students will be required to sign up for the Reading Center and Writing Center concurrently. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community. Students interested in enrolling in the Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community should contact Jeri Marshall at marshaj@arc.losrios.edu or Judy Mays at maysj@arc.losrios.edu for program application and additional information.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-Mar 12
T         08:00PM-09:50PM LEC J.McGinley           Off Campus McClellan 204 11472 Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC J.McGinley           Off Campus McClellan 204 11472 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) 570-5044.


HCD 318    Transfer: Making It Happen    2 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.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a comprehensive study of the university transfer process as it relates to community college students. Topics include an overview of American higher education, transfer admissions requirements, college research, major selection, transfer resources, student support services, transitional issues, the college application process, and preparation for graduate and professional education. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
T         04:30PM-06:35PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN Raef 162        12049 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  11476 Textbook
Learning Community -- Puente Project - 5 units - Class Registration Number 20764 This section of HCD 318 is taught in combination with ENGWR 300 (MW 1:30PM-2:50PM). The mission of the Puente Project is designed to increase the number of educationally underrepresented students who transfer to four-year Colleges and universities. Puente builds a community of motivated college students by providing English instruction in a supportive environment. The English composition course features Mexican American/ Latino literature; the Human Career Development class helps each student plan their class schedules and navigate the university application process. See course descriptions for ENGWR 300 and HCD 318. One unit of the Reading Center and one unit of the Writing Center will be required. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.


HCD 330    Life and Career Planning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive approach to life and career planning based on extensive measurement of aptitude, interests, personality type, values, and skills. Personal and career goals are formulated using career research and decision-making strategies. Course topics include changing career trends and job search techniques.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
MW        10:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN Rm 121          10068 
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F         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC J.Klar               ARC MAIN Portable 614    11147 Textbook
T         11:30AM-01:35PM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN Portable 614    10070 Textbook
Th        03:30PM-04:35PM LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Science 483     11057 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11057 Textbook
One (1) TBA online hour per week required.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          11744 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at andres@arc.losrios.edu the week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, the five-digit class number you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled in the class or on the waiting list. Do not buy any materials for this class until instructed to do so. There is no in-person orientation for the class.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
F         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN Portable 614    10073 Textbook
Th        11:30AM-01:35PM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN Portable 614    11745 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:35PM LEC J.Fernandez          Off Campus Natomas N202  11589 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:35PM LEC T.Times              Off Campus Natomas N102  21424 Textbook
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Menard             ARC MAIN Portable 614    11148 Textbook
Th        03:30PM-04:35PM LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Science 483     10074 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10074 Textbook
One (1) TBA online hour per week required.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          11786 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at andres@arc.losrios.edu the week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, the five-digit class number you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled in the class or on the waiting list. Do not buy any materials for this class until instructed to do so. There is no in-person orientation for the class.


HCD 331    Career and Job Search Strategies    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: HCD 330
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to assist in the development of research skills in preparation for future employment in a competitive employment market. Topics include researching career fields, setting specific career/educational goals, and examining employment trends. It also includes resume writing, interview skills, and job search strategies.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN Portable 601    10592 
Textbook


HCD 380    Specific Learning Skills Assessment    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for the student with special learning difficulties who may have a specific learning disability. Individual assessment of learning strengths and weaknesses will be completed to determine eligibility for Learning Disabilities services using criteria mandated by the California community college system. Offered on a credit/no credit basis only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
MW        12:00PM-01:05PM LEC A.Sala               ARC MAIN Portable 614    12046 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MW        12:00PM-01:05PM LEC A.Sala               ARC MAIN Portable 614    10087 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Cronin              TBA TBA                 11626 Textbook
This section is intended for students currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 units. Instructor will contact students prior to the first meeting regarding mandatory orientation dates, times, location and other class specifics.


HCD 382    Specific Learning Strategies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides learning support related to specific learning disabilities. It will present academic strategies to compensate for learning disabilities in order to provide for success in other college course work. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Science 481     11060 
Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Sala               ARC MAIN Portable 614    12484 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 614    11061 Textbook

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012