Spring 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100, 104 or 132 with a grade of "C" or better, AND ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers selected topics in motion, gravity, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, and atomic and nuclear physics. It is designed for liberal arts majors and students who have not taken a course in physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10453 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12516 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     19923 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Griffith           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10519 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Eiteneer           Off Campus Natomas N203  12642 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          11874 Textbook
Online Orientation
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PHYS 312    Conceptual Physics Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PHYS 310
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Together with PHYS 310, this course satisfies the UC and CSU general education science lab requirement. Emphasis is placed on scientific observation and measurement and their relationship to physical concepts. This course provides concrete, hands-on observation activities and interpretation of data in a variety of experimental situations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
W         02:30PM-05:35PM LAB B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10520 
Textbook


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: PHYS 311; ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This trigonometry-based physics course covers the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. It also covers mechanical waves, sound, heat, and thermodynamics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs. (C-ID PHYS 105)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11872 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MW        01:20PM-02:40PM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11288 Textbook
MW        02:50PM-04:10PM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11527 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     12517 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB B.Haag               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This trigonometry-based physics course covers electricity, magnetism, basic electric circuit theory, optics, wave behavior, and modern physics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs. (C-ID PHYS 100S; C-ID PHYS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       03:10PM-04:30PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11286 
Textbook
F         12:30PM-03:45PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10451 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 410    Mechanics of Solids and Fluids    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 401
Advisory: PHYS 311; ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course covers the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. The PHYS 410, 421, 431 sequence is required for majors in physics, chemistry, or engineering. (C-ID PHYS 205)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:10AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10443 
Textbook
M         11:50AM-01:00PM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10443 Textbook
MW        10:20AM-11:40AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        01:20PM-02:30PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10445 Textbook
F         02:10PM-03:20PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10445 Textbook
MW        02:40PM-04:00PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       12:00PM-01:10PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
F         12:40PM-01:50PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       01:20PM-02:40PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10442 Textbook
F         03:30PM-06:35PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     20563 Textbook
TTh       04:20PM-05:40PM LEC I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12527 Textbook
T         07:20PM-08:10PM LEC I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12527 Textbook
TTh       05:50PM-07:10PM LAB I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       


PHYS 421    Electricity and Magnetism    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course is an in-depth treatment of electricity and magnetism. It involves problem solving with an emphasis on physics problems that require integral calculus. (C-ID PHYS 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
M         12:10PM-01:30PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10449 
Textbook
W         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10449 Textbook
M         01:40PM-04:45PM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     13146 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       


PHYS 431    Heat, Waves, Light and Modern Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course explores the fundamental theories of thermodynamics, waves, optics, and modern physics. Topics include heat, temperature, kinetic theory, waves, sound, light reflection and refraction, optics, interference, diffraction, atomic theory, and nuclear physics. (C-ID PHYS 215)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11529 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     19021 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014