Spring 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HCD 111    College Discovery Program    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to teach about options and resources relevant to student success at American River College. The focus is on academic and personal goal setting, campus resources, academic requirements, basic study skill development and strategies that are compatible with academic success.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
Th        09:30AM-11:35AM LEC J.Scalzi-Pesola      ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    19708 
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Schedule: Other Term, Mar 07-May 02
Sa        11:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Funderburg         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    21067 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Funderburg         ARC MAIN Online          21067 Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: This course is open to students enrolled in the ARC ADVANTAGE program at ARC. For more information about the ARC Advantage Program, click on the link provided or visit the ARC information page at http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Programs_of_Study/ARC_Advantage.htm. Please review the program information clearly and follow the application instructions provided on the website. Permission #s will be provided at Orientation on Saturday, March 7th.


HCD 114    Human Potential Seminar    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an in-depth examination of techniques to be used in enhancing one's chances for success in college. It is designed to meet the needs of students who are experiencing difficulty in achieving their goals in higher education. Course topics include: motivation, goal setting, communication skills, time management, exam preparation, note taking and reading college textbooks. It is required for most dismissed students for readmission to the college.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10959 
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HCD 160    Applied Life and Success Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and tools necessary for daily independent living and success as a college student. It focuses specifically on disability management, personal goals and community and campus resources. It also serves as preparation for those individuals who are interested in careers in human services and disability services.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         11:00AM-01:05PM LEC B.Westre             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   19699 
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HCD 310    College Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; ENGRW 102 or 103 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary for college success. Topics include motivation, self discipline, learning styles, memory development, time management, communication skills, goal-setting, career planning, study skills and techniques, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, it covers personal issues that are commonly encountered by many college students. Campus resources, college regulations, and information competency are also addressed. This course is highly recommended for first time college students and/or continuing college students who would benefit. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LEC C.Hardwick           ARC MAIN Portable 613B   13472 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Hardwick           ARC MAIN Online          13472 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 11
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N203  13673 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N203  13673 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 17-May 14
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LEC C.Hardwick           ARC MAIN Portable 613B   20329 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Hardwick           ARC MAIN Online          20329 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-08:40PM LEC J.Malik              Off Campus McClellan 026 19909 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Econome            ARC MAIN Portable 613B   12320 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Science 401     12321 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Lib 002         11665 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC J.Fernandez          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12642 Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   20690 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Online          20690 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC S.Dilgard            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A102 12495 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   13234 Textbook


HCD 318    Transfer: Making It Happen    2 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 III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a comprehensive study of the university transfer process as it relates to community college students. Topics include an overview of American higher education, transfer admissions requirements, college research, major selection, transfer resources, student support services, transitional issues, the college application process, and preparation for graduate and professional education. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN Raef 161        12322 
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TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Adams              Off Campus Natomas N102  19962 Textbook
This class is part of the C2T (Cohort to Transfer) program. For further information, visit the C2T website at www.arc.losrios.edu/C2T or call (916) 485-6000.



MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN Lib 002         11951 Textbook
Learning Community -- Puente Project (6 units) - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20338
This section of HCD 318 is taught in combination with ENGWR 300 (MW 10:30 - 11:50 AM) and ENGWR 304 (M 12:00 - 12:50 PM, D212). The mission of the Puente Project is designed to increase the number of educationally underrepresented students who transfer to four-year Colleges and universities. Puente builds a community of motivated college students by providing English instruction in a supportive environment. The English composition course features Mexican American/ Latino literature; the Human Career Development class helps each student plan their class schedules and navigate the university application process. See course descriptions for ENGWR 300, ENGWR 304 and HCD 318. One unit of the Reading Center and one unit of the Writing Center will be required. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community 20338 and you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.


HCD 330    Life and Career Planning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive approach to life and career planning based on extensive measurement of aptitude, interests, personality type, values, and skills. Personal and career goals are formulated using career research and decision-making strategies. Course topics include changing career trends and job search techniques.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
MW        10:00AM-11:05AM LEC M.Kientz             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     10938 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          13421 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball               ARC MAIN Online          13381 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          20259 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
Th        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Funk               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 228  13471 Textbook
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Boal               Off Campus Natomas/Ik C202 13261 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          13383 Textbook
NOTE: Enrolled students need to email the instructor at andres@arc.losrios.edu the week before the class begins to request access to the class site. Include your full name, student ID number, the five-digit class number you are enrolled in, and whether you are enrolled in the class or on the waiting list. Do not buy any materials for this class until instructed to do so. There is no in-person orientation for the class. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11719 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          20330 Textbook


Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         12:00PM-01:05PM LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13560 Textbook
Learning Communities: Umoja-Sakhu (5 units) - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20339

This section of ENGWR 300 is being offered in conjunction with the Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community which includes all of the following courses: ENGWR 300 (MW 10:30 - 11:50 AM, D220), ENGWR 304 (W 12:00 - 12:50 PM) and HCD 330 (M, 12:00 - 1:05 PM). Courses are linked using INDIS 1000 (5 units) and open to all students eligible to enroll in ENGWR 300. Eligible students interested in enrolling must attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, December 17, 3:00-4:00 PM or Monday, January 12, 12:00-1:00 P<. For additional information please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Support_Services/Umoja-Sakhu.htm or contact Jeri Marshall (marshaj@arc.losrios.edu), Judy Mays (maysj@arc.losrios.edu) or Reyna Moore (moorer@arc.losrios.edu).


HCD 331    Career and Job Search Strategies    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: HCD 330
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course assists students preparing for the current job market. Topics include; researching career fields, developing specific career/educational goals, informational interviewing, internships, professional networking, resume writing, interviewing skills, and current job search strategies.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Malik              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11350 
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HCD 364    Introduction to Peer Mentoring    1.5-4 Units

Prerequisite: HCD 111, 114, 115, 310, or 318 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This course offers instruction on the role of the peer mentor at the community college level. Topics include skills and strategies associated with interpersonal communication, peer leadership, collaborative learning, problem solving, and assisting students in how to effectively and efficiently assist their peers in managing college and life experiences. This course is only open to students who have been selected to serve as peer mentors in an on-campus program, such as the Re-entry Center, Spot, Journey program, MESA, Puente, EOP&S, and Umoja.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 24-May 21
W         05:00PM-07:05PM LEC J.Scalzi-Pesola      ARC MAIN Science 425     20989 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.Scalzi-Pesola       TBA TBA                   
W         07:15PM-08:05PM LAB J.Scalzi-Pesola       TBA TBA                   
up to 19.25 TBA hours per week.


HCD 382    Specific Learning Strategies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides learning support related to specific learning disabilities. It presents academic strategies to compensate for learning disabilities in order to provide for success in other college course work.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   11667 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          11667 Textbook
W         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11666 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          11666 Textbook

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015