Spring 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



Back to Previous Page

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 19-Mar 18
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 13066 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10172 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11228 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10520 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10173 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10904 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10518 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  10174 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC J.Kloss              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11293 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  13134 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Off Campus Natomas N101  11975 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC J.Logan              Off Campus McClellan 101 10971 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          11810 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          10519 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely 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 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10175 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  12588 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Kloss              Off Campus Natomas N101  13308 Textbook


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

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2012); CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
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 19-May 22
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  12798 
Textbook


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 19-Mar 18
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  19715 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11432 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 11225 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10020 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12268 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Torres             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  13135 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 19-Mar 13
T         07:50PM-09:25PM LEC J.Brooks             Off Campus McClellan 218 12487 Textbook
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC J.Brooks             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12487 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.



SOC 335    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 300
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 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, and social class/cultural differences. This course is not open to students who have completed GERON 300.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          10176 
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          11362 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          11513 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



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 19-May 22
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Welkley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13136 
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