Spring 2012 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 14-Mar 12
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC H.Rogers             Off Campus McClellan 102A 11040 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10152 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10156 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  10154 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10154 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  10157 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10157 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 H.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10601 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  20767 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 160        10159 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10160 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10162 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  20478 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10163 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  12330 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  20479 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12455 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.Cody               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10165 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12615 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC T.Weinstein          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  20702 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Soicher            Off Campus McClellan 208 20837 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Cody               Off Campus McClellan 218 20838 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas N103  12368 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Dykstra            Off Campus Natomas N203  12369 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Wootten            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 12370 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11614 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          11051 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          10153 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          12331 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          12332 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          12456 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          12975 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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 14-May 16
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  19416 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  20482 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10180 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10167 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10166 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC T.Weinstein          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  20484 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

F         10:00AM-01:05PM LEC R.Soicher            Off Campus Natomas N201  12968 Textbook


PSYC 311    Biological Psychology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PSYC 310
General Education: 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 14-May 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10596 
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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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10169 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10168 Textbook


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, MATH 124 or MATH 125 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: descriptive statistics, probability and sampling distributions, parametric and nonparametric statistical methods, hypothesis testing, statistical inference and power, correlation and regression, chi-square, t-tests, and analysis of variance procedures. Application of both hand computation and statistical software to data in a social science context is emphasized to include the interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12976 
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   10170 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   10171 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   10172 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 and PSYC 330, STAT 300 or STAT 305 with a grade of 'C' or better.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10346 
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MW        09:50AM-10:20AM LAB M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Scott              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.
1.8 TBA online hrs per week required

MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12077 Textbook
MW        02:20PM-02:50PM LAB M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB M.McCormick          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.
1.8 TBA online hours per week required


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 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10174 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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 342    Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 or 305 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on basic behavioral principles that describe relations between operant behavior and the social and physical environment. Behavior is examined as a part of the natural world and in everyday situations. The primary focus is on principles of operant conditioning, such as reinforcement, extinction, differential reinforcement, and punishment, as they are related to naturally occurring events. Additional topics include experimental and intervention procedures of applied behavioral analysis. It also covers practical applications including self management, institutional settings, schools, child behavior management, as well as treatment of developmental disorders such as Autism and Aspergerâ¿¿s disorders.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  20490 
Textbook


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 âC❠or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of âC❠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 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN Rm 121          20676 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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 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 13-May 10
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10188 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10182 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10183 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10184 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10185 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10186 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10187 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Blomberg           Off Campus McClellan 218 20839 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          11616 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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          10189 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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          12181 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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 365    Issues of Diverse Populations    3 Units

Same As: HSER 330
Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 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 diverse populations by race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical/cognitive/emotional/developmental ability, and age. It also explores the cognitive and emotional aspects of prejudice as it relates to institutional and individual discrimination. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10177 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10178 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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.
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 the main domains in developmental psychology (physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional) as well as the interaction among these domains. Emphasis is placed on development as an on-going process, with an effort to encourage the practical application of the knowledge acquired. This course is designed to provide a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as a better understanding of one's own developmental process.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11617 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11617 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

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11436 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11436 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

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11904 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11052 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10176 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 12372 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11517 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          11144 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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          11516 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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          11812 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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          12977 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10193 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10191 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        12190 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10603 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10192 Textbook
T         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        20684 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Daniels            Off Campus Natomas N203  12272 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN CDC 350         12273 Textbook


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 Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 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 children's behavior and mental processes. This course provides a scientific foundation for future studies in social sciences, including psychology.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12620 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12978 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          12616 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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 N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          12617 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          12619 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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 E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          19417 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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 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: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 17-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Abbott-Enz         Off Campus Online ONLINE 13615 
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This course is part of ACE (Accelerated College Education) program for working adults. Spaces for non-ACE students are limited and will not be known until 2 weeks prior to the class start. Please email the instructor at that time to see if spots are available. Mandatory Online Orientation For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 563-3281.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10190 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          10656 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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          10672 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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          11091 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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

W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11798 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN Online          11798 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. 1.6 hrs per week online required. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 14-May 16
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     12156 
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W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward                TBA TBA                 12156 Textbook
First class meeting, January 18, will be held in Tech Ed 326; subsequent class meeting will be held at an off-campus institutional setting.


PSYC 383    Introduction to Organizational Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: PSYC 300, 330, and 335
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the field of organizational psychology, focusing on motivation, leadership, organizational assessment, personnel selection, training, and the application of psychological research techniques in the work environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   20491 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


PSYC 390    Psychology of Death and Dying    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 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); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates beliefs, attitudes, anxieties, and behaviors associated with dying and death. Information about suicide, life-threatening illnesses, bereavement, and euthanasia are presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10173 
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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 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        10196 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10197 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


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

Same As: HSER 341
Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 or ESLW 320 and 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 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 14-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10198 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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 14-May 16
Th        06:30PM-09:25PM LEC D.Bridges            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10199 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11905 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 495    Independent Studies in Psychology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott               TBA TBA                 21261 
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PSYC 499    Experimental Offering in Psychology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey              TBA TBA                 21264 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012