Spring 2014 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 18-Feb 26
TTh       05:30PM-09:45PM LEC D.DeAlba             ARC MAIN Raef 161        12685 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 12
W         05:55PM-07:30PM LEC R.Britton            Off Campus Natomas/Ik G208 18851 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC R.Britton            Off Campus Natomas N202  18851 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) 485-6000.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
MW        01:30PM-04:40PM LEC T.Sukkary            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  12797 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 11832 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 22-May 21
T         05:55PM-07:30PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A105 18852 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC R.Herzog             Off Campus Natomas N102  18852 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) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10116 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  11791 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10118 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  11321 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        10495 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC R.Herzog             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11196 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  11320 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11389 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10119 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11195 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  10120 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  10121 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  12003 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  10123 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC K.Baxter             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10124 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  11831 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 A201 12296 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Online          11322 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 21, 2014. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Online          11084 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 21, 2014. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN Online          11937 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 21, 2014. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN Online          10122 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 21, 2014. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 18-May 21
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Tabares            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11323 
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 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 introduces the academic field of International Relations. It surveys global issues as they relate to theories of international relations, the nation-state system, the role of state and nonstate actors, globalization, armed conflict and its causes, international law and conflict resolution, and international political economy. Special emphasis is placed on comparing global perspectives among developed and developing nations. (C-ID POLS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Collihan           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10125 
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 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Unmack             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11470 
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: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Friedman           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11522 
Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Narvand            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  12818 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 18-May 21
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Jeydel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12716 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014