Spring 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    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(a); CSU Area D8; CSU Area F2; CSU Area F3; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes the U.S. government's historic origins, philosophical and theoretical justification, constitutional structures and how these institutions work. It examines and describes the procedural aspects of the political system including holding elections, campaigning, voting, lobbying, legislating, executing and adjudicating law. It provides an analysis of contemporary problems and issues. It also describes California state and local governments' constitutional base, structures and functions, political process, problems and issues.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 19-Feb 27
TTh       05:30PM-09:45PM LEC D.DeAlba             ARC MAIN Raef 161        13127 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC J.Vitaich            Off Campus McClellan 022 13098 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-12:10PM LEC J.Vitaich            Off Campus McClellan 218 13078 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-03:10PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN Raef 160        20527 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-03:10PM LEC J.Vitaich            ARC MAIN Portable 611    20527 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:40PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  13583 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC R.Herzog             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10124 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Moen               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 11968 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10123 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11926 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10125 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11427 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN Raef 161        10515 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC K.Moen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11290 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11426 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11499 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Britton            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10126 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11289 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10127 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10128 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12164 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC P.Davies             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10130 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

M         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10131 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Britton            Off Campus Natomas N101  11967 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Baxter             Off Campus Natomas/Ik C204 12563 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN Online          11428 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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 K.Collihan           ARC MAIN Online          11171 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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 C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          12088 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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 C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          10129 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 19-Mar 13
T         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus McClellan 218 12490 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC R.Herzog             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12490 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort 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.



POLS 302    Introduction to Government: Foreign    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 V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comparative study and analysis of political systems, ideologies, institutions, policies, cultures, histories, and the development of selected foreign governments. Special emphasis is placed on the cultural and social dimensions of political behavior and attitudes in connection with governmental and political practices typical of particular geographical regions. Coverage includes an examination of selected developed and lesser developed nation-states from a global perspective.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11429 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.



POLS 310    Introduction to International Relations    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 D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the international political system. The focus will be on global issues as they relate to the nation-state system, the role of non-state actors, Global North and Global South relations, globalization, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, armed conflict and its causes, regional and hemispheric relations, and international political economy.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10132 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.



POLS 320    Introduction to Political Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the ideas that have shaped Western political development, covering important thinkers from the ancient, medieval and modern periods. Topics covered may include theories of just and unjust societies, social contract theory, justifications for government authority, and the rights of citizens versus the responsibilities of citizenship.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11584 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.



POLS 332    Law and Society    3 Units

Same As: BUS 345
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 D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the Anglo-American Common Law System with emphasis upon the nature and purpose of law. The evolution of legal concepts as a reflection of the social environment, and the basic organization and functioning of the American judicial system will be presented from a theoretical rather than a practical view point through analysis of selected cases and reading materials. This course is not open to students who have completed BUS 345.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC G.Lopez Jr.          Off Campus Natomas/Ik C207 11360 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Friedman           ARC MAIN Rm 129          11639 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Narvand            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  18814 Textbook


POLS 481    Introduction to Government: United States - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a) (effective Summer 2012); CSU Area D8; CSU Area F2; CSU Area F3; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes the U.S. government's historic origins, philosophical and theoretical justification, constitutional structures and how these institutions work. It examines and describes the procedural aspects of the political system including holding elections, campaigning, voting, lobbying, legislating, executing and adjudicating law. It provides an analysis of contemporary problems and issues. It also describes California state and local governments' constitutional base, structures and functions, political process, problems and issues. Conducted in a seminar format, this course emphasizes participatory classroom styles of learning and the material used is more substantial and sophisticated. In addition, there are extensive research projects on American institutions, political processes, and political behavior designed to challenge and motivate. This course is not open to students who have completed POLS 301.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  13190 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.



Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013