Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100 with a grade of "C" or better, AND ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers selected topics in motion, gravity, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, and atomic and nuclear physics. It is designed for liberal arts majors and students who have not taken a course in physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC A.Greer              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10549 
Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Everitt            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     19975 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Griffith           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10631 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC S.Young              Off Campus Natomas N102  20275 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          12417 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 14-May 16
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10632 
Textbook


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: PHYS 311; ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     12415 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11666 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11970 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Lege               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     19976 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB L.Lege               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 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 14-May 16
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11664 
Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10547 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB V.Zarate             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; ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. The PHYS 410, 421, 431 sequence is required for majors in physics, chemistry, or engineering.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:10AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10535 
Textbook
F         09:30AM-10:40AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10535 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       



MWF       01:00PM-02:10PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10537 Textbook
MW        02:20PM-03:40PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       



MW        09:00AM-10:10AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     20930 Textbook
F         09:00AM-10:10AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     20930 Textbook
MW        10:20AM-11:40AM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       



TTh       06:00PM-07:10PM LEC D.Everitt            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     19988 Textbook
Th        04:30PM-05:40PM LEC D.Everitt            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     19988 Textbook
TTh       07:20PM-08:40PM LAB D.Everitt            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       


PHYS 421    Electricity and Magnetism    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 14-May 16
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10539 
Textbook
F         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10541 Textbook
F         07:30AM-10:35AM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       


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

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10543 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11972 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012