Spring 2016 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: Other Term, Mar 05-Apr 30
Sa        09:00AM-10:05AM LEC S.Navarro            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    20722 
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TBA       TBA             LEC S.Navarro            ARC MAIN Online          20722 Textbook
Class will not meet during Spring Break, March 26th.


HCD 115    Orientation to College    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to college services and programs at American River College. Topics covered include campus resources, procedures and college requirements. Additionally, a campus tour is required.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 05-Jan 06
TW        10:00AM-02:30PM LEC M.Gomez              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   20221 
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This course is required upon acceptance into EOPS at ARC.

TW        11:00AM-03:30PM LEC J.Valdez             ARC MAIN Portable 614    20222 Textbook
This course is required upon acceptance into EOPS at ARC.

TW        04:00PM-08:30PM LEC T.Yatsenko           ARC MAIN Portable 613B   20223 Textbook
This course is required upon acceptance into EOPS at ARC.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 07-Jan 08
ThF       09:00AM-01:30PM LEC J.Valdez             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   20224 Textbook
This course is required upon acceptance into EOPS at ARC.

ThF       03:00PM-07:30PM LEC M.Gomez              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   20225 Textbook
This course is required upon acceptance into EOPS at ARC.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 09-Jan 16
Sa        10:00AM-02:30PM LEC T.Yatsenko           ARC MAIN Portable 613B   20226 Textbook
This course is required upon acceptance into EOPS at ARC.


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 16-May 18
M         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Westre             ARC MAIN Portable 613B   13198 
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M         10:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Alexander          ARC MAIN Portable 613B   13198 Textbook


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 16-Mar 14
Th        02:30PM-04:35PM LEC S.Navarro            ARC MAIN Portable 613B   12234 
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TBA       TBA             LEC S.Navarro            ARC MAIN Online          12234 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 09
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
T         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N203  12369 Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Econome            Off Campus Natomas N203  12369 Textbook
The above class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night 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 15-May 12
Th        02:30PM-04:35PM LEC S.Navarro            ARC MAIN Portable 613B   13403 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Navarro            ARC MAIN Online          13403 Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-01:10PM LEC L.Cooke              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    20714 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Hughes             ARC MAIN Portable 614    11303 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10700 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-06:20PM LEC J.Fernandez          ARC MAIN Portable 614    11566 Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Portable 614    13578 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Online          13578 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC S.Dilgard            Off Campus Natomas N103  11444 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Ramirez            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  20220 Textbook
Learning Community -- Puente Project (7 units) - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20421
This class (HCD 310) is taught in combination with ENGWR 362 (M, 12:00 - 12:50 PM) and ENGWR 300 (MW, 10:30 - 11:50 AM). 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, 304, and HCD 310. 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 20421; you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.


TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Conant             ARC MAIN Portable 614    12048 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MW        02:30PM-04:35PM LEC R.Quintero           ARC MAIN Portable 614    20674 
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HCD 330    Life and Career Planning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
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 interests, personality type, values, and skills assessments. Personal and career goals are formulated using career research and decision-making strategies.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
MW        10:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.Adams              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    10048 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          12194 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Ball                TBA TBA                 12168 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          13402 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
Th        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Funk               ARC MAIN Portable 614    12233 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Andre              ARC MAIN Online          12169 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          10749 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
M         12:00PM-01:05PM LEC R.Moore              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12297 Textbook
Learning Communities: Umoja-Sakhu (5 units) - Class Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20443

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), 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. Course content will focus on African/ African American culture. Eligible students interested in enrolling must attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2:00-3:00 PM or Tuesday, January 12, 12:00-1:00 PM. For additional information please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Support_Services/Umoja-Sakhu.htm or contact Jeri Marshall (marshaj@arc.losrios.edu) or Reyna Moore 484-8715 (moorer@arc.losrios.edu).


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 16-May 18
W         11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10702 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          10702 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

W         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Portable 613B   10701 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rust               ARC MAIN Online          10701 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016