Spring 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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. (C-ID SOCI 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 12637 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10164 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Kawamoto           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11138 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10499 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10165 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10497 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  10166 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  11199 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  12690 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        Off Campus Natomas N101  11839 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC R.Browne             Off Campus McClellan 101 10908 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          11688 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 N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN Online          10498 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


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 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  10167 
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TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Kloss              Off Campus Natomas N101  12782 Textbook


SOC 309    Self and Society     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 (Proficient Writing), and ENGRD 116 (Proficient Reading) OR ESLR 320 (Advanced Reading Skills through Literature) and ESLW 320 (Advanced Composition) with a grade of "C" or better.
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 introduces concepts, social theories, and methods used to analyze how the sense of self is created in everyday life. It explores various theories of the development of self, the nature of human behavior, the importance of language for perception and thought, and reality as a social construction. Additionally, it examines how the self emerges and is maintained through social interaction and our involvement in social relationships. It includes the study of social identity, roles, socialization, identity change, and emotions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  18827 
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SOC 318    Introduction to Crime, Deviance, and Social Control    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 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. (C-ID SOCI 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Hijazi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  12458 
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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. (C-ID SOCI 150)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  13196 
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Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 12
W         07:40PM-09:15PM LEC M.Durden             Off Campus Natomas/Ik G224 18854 Textbook
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC M.Durden             Off Campus Natomas N203  18854 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        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  11326 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Guadalupe          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 11136 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  20023 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Chao               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12099 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


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 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          10168 
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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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          11258 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 S.Ward               ARC MAIN Online          11401 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


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. (C-ID SOCI 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Welkley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12692 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


SOC 480    Introductory Sociology - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the 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 provides an in-depth examination of society and human behavior from various sociological perspectives. Sociological theories, both macro and micro, are applied to different aspects of life including culture, social stratification and inequality, conflict and social change, and politics and economy. The class is conducted as a seminar in which students will be responsible for developing in-depth analysis and understanding of issues based on classical and contemporary sociological theories. This course is designed for those from all academic disciplines who are motivated to learn sociological perspectives and how they apply to all aspects of human experience both at the individual and societal levels. The honors section utilizes a rigorous and an intensive instructional methodology designed to challenge motivated students. (C-ID SOCI 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Mokhtarzada        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  18834 
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Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014