Spring 2013 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 19-Mar 18
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC H.Rogers             Off Campus McClellan 102A 10892 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LEC J.Rogers             ARC MAIN Raef 160        20388 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Corbisiero-Dees    ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  20536 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10133 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Marks              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10136 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  10135 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10135 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-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10137 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Online          10137 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 R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10516 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 160        10138 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10140 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Cody               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  18908 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Cody               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13128 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10141 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 104  11931 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.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13129 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12042 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Dykstra            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10142 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Zasloff            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12165 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Dykstra            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  13203 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Cody               Off Campus McClellan 218 13276 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC H.Rogers             Off Campus McClellan 208 13275 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LEC A.Sims               Off Campus Natomas N203  11970 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Wootten            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 11971 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC A.Sims               Off Campus Natomas N103  11969 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11354 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN Online          10902 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          11932 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          11933 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          12043 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          12434 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10139 Textbook
Learning Communities-- Psychology (PSYCH 300) and WAC (ENGWR 306)--3.5 units--Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 19856 or 19857. This section of PSYCH 300 is taught in combination with ENGWR 306--WAC.

Section 19856: Students meet with the English instructor on Tuesdays at 9:30-10:20AM and the psychology course meets on T and Th, 10:30-11:50AM.
Section 19857: Students meet with the English instructor on Thursdays at 9:30-10:20AM and the psychology course meets on T and Th, 10:30-11:50AM.
This Learning Community is designed for students who are interested in a general psychology course and want additional instruction on how to write class assignments. Students will meet for the psychology course as usual twice per week and one time per week in a computer lab with the writing instructor. Students will have enhanced opportunities to revise and confer with instructors as they compose essay drafts. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community; you will be enrolled in both classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community. (NOTE: The psychology class meets for the full term beginning January 22nd and the English/WAC class meets for 9 weeks beginning February 5th or February 7th.)



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 19-May 22
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12796 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Perry              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  13130 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10155 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  19707 Textbook


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 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10144 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10143 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Arack              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  13131 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.



PSYC 311    Biological Psychology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PSYC 310
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
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 19-May 22
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10512 
Textbook


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 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10146 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10145 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  18838 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.



PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, MATH 124, MATH 125 or MATH 129 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 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12435 
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   10147 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   10148 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   18839 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   10149 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 19-May 22
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10295 
Textbook
TTh       02:20PM-02:50PM LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Mitchell           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.
2.0 TBA online hrs per week required

MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11738 Textbook
MW        02:20PM-02:50PM LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Mitchell           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 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10151 
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 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 "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 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 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Rummelhart         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  13189 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-May 18
W         07:50PM-09:25PM LEC P.Blomberg           Off Campus McClellan 204 19001 Textbook
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC P.Blomberg           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  19001 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort 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) 570-5044.



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 - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  18844 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10162 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10156 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10157 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10158 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10159 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Raef 162        10160 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10161 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  18843 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Rummelhart         Off Campus McClellan 218 13277 Textbook
F         10:00AM-01:05PM LEC K.Rummelhart         Off Campus Natomas N201  19656 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          11355 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 V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          10163 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 V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          11818 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



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 19-May 22
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10153 
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  10154 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 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11356 
Textbook
F         12:00PM-03:10PM LEC H.Rogers             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  19708 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11587 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  10903 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  10152 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  18845 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Online          18845 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.
No face-to-face classroom instruction on these days: 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/8.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11292 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCord             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 11972 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          10973 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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          11291 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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          11509 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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          12436 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC T.Stevens            Off Campus Natomas N202  18918 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10167 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Knight             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10165 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10166 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Carr               ARC MAIN CDC 350         11883 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Duerr              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A207 11882 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 19-May 22
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12169 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  12437 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          12166 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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          12167 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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



PSYC 374    Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 302
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 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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10164 
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TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          10566 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          10581 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          10934 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

W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  11498 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN Online          11498 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: GERON 302 or PSYC 374 with a grade of "C" or better
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)
Enrollment Limitation: Current tuberculosis clearance
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. After the first class session, this course is held off campus in a long-term care setting. This class is not open to students who have completed GERON 334.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  11801 
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W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC S.Ward               Off Campus Hospital      11801 Textbook
First class meeting, January 23, will be held in Davies Hall 113 and subsequent class meetings will be held at an off-campus institutional setting.



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 D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/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 19-May 22
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10150 
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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 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        10168 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.McCord             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10169 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 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10170 
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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 19-May 22
Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC D.Bridges            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10171 
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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 19-May 22
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11588 
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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
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard              TBA TBA                 20131 
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Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013