Spring 2012 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 14-Mar 12
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 20257 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  12979 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10200 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11437 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10606 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10201 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11053 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10604 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10202 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Kloss              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11518 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Kloss              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  20492 Textbook
F         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Off Campus Natomas N101  12377 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Farrelly           Off Campus McClellan 102B 11141 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          12168 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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          10605 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 17    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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10203 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  13321 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Off Campus Natomas N101  20871 Textbook


SOC 318    Introduction to Crime, Deviance, and Social Control    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces various sociological perspectives regarding issues of crime, deviance, and social control. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of how laws and cultural norms shape the definition and meaning of crime and deviance. Topics covered include street crimes, corporate crimes, white-collar crimes, domestic violence, drugs and alcohol abuse, lifestyle crimes, prison systems, capital punishment, rehabilitation, and the trend towards privatization of prisons. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  19418 
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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 - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11717 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 11432 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10025 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12750 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Torres             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  20493 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-Mar 12
W         08:00PM-09:50PM LEC W.Kawamoto           Off Campus McClellan 218 13052 Textbook
Sa        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC W.Kawamoto           Off Campus McClellan 218 13052 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) href="http://www.arc.losrios.edu/ace/">www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 570-5044..


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 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          10204 
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          11627 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          11817 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


SOC 342    Gender Relations in American 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 V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course deals with gender relations in American society. It examines historical, social, economic, political, and cultural forces in shaping gender identity, gender roles, and gender expectations. The goal of the course is to utilize sociological theories to explain gender experience as socially constructed rather than biologically determined. Specifically, the course examines the experience of people of diverse economic, racial, and ethnic origins within a historical and cross-cultural perspective. The focus of this course is an analysis and discussion of gender relations in the home, the work place, the mass media, the health care system, and politics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Welkley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  20494 
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SOC 499    Experimental Offering in Sociology    .5-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Chao                TBA TBA                 21459 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012