Spring 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HIST 300    History of Western Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This survey course reviews western civilization from its origins in the Ancient Middle East until the Renaissance. It emphasizes the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual forces that have served to define western civilization. The focus is on the cultural legacies and contributions of the Ancient Middle East, Greece, Rome, and Medieval Europe to the development of western civilization. (Part of C-ID HIST 170)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 13
MW        09:00AM-12:10PM LEC J.Allen              Off Campus McClellan 220 12384 
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Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 18-May 17
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
W         07:45PM-09:20PM LEC R.Gaudard            Off Campus Natomas N103  12106 Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC R.Gaudard            Off Campus Natomas N103  12106 Textbook
This 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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Wrightson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  11308 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Wrightson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  10066 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Wrightson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  20154 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC O.Garasanin          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  12807 Textbook


HIST 302    History of Western Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of western civilization from the Renaissance to the present, emphasizing the interplay of social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual forces in creating and shaping the modern world. The focus is on the process of modernization, stressing the secularization of western society and examining how war and revolution have served to create our world. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 481. (C-ID HIST 180; Part of C-ID HIST 170)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
MW        09:00AM-12:10PM LEC J.Allen              Off Campus McClellan 220 11758 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Wrightson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  10067 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC W.Wrightson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  20209 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC C.Jardine            Off Campus Natomas N101  13108 Textbook


HIST 307    History of World Civilizations to 1500    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); AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys world civilizations from antiquity to the 1500s, with a particular emphasis on the dynamic interaction and comparison of diverse peoples, ethnicities, and cultures. Special attention is given to the social, political, economic, cultural, and religious influences that shaped major world civilizations. (C-ID HIST 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
Th        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Padgett            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  10412 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Padgett            ARC MAIN Online          10412 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Weiner             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  20155 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Weiner             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  10069 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Hamkar             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  13560 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Eberhardt          ARC MAIN Online          11100 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HIST 308    History of World Civilizations, 1500 to Present    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of world history from the 16th century to the present, with particular emphasis on the increased integration of peoples and cultures as the result of the continuing process of globalization. The focus is on the revolutionary transformations of human society and human social relations caused by such new ideas as scientific racism, nationalism, imperialism, and constitutional government. It also covers important trends of the past five-hundred years including the increasing prevalence of migration, the changing nature of warfare, the harnessing of fossil fuels, the growing integration of global economies, and the scientific and technological breakthroughs that are continuing to revolutionize humanity's understanding of and relationship with the natural world. Through this focus it is possible to better understand the forces that have shaped world society over the past five-hundred years and that continue to shape the world today. These analyses are set within the context of such historical concepts as cause and effect, multiple causation, multiple frames of reference, and historical interpretation from evidence. (C-ID HIST 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Caton              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13410 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Caton              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  13409 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Weiner             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  10832 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Caton              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  12383 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Weiner             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  10831 Textbook
Th        06:30PM-09:40PM LEC P.Cooper             Off Campus Natomas N101  13109 Textbook


HIST 310    History of the 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.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of United States history from its European, African, and Native American backgrounds to 1865. The course examines the origin and development of many of this nation's political, social, economic and intellectual institutions including their influences upon contemporary American life. These analyses also emphasize such historical concepts as cause and effect, multiple causation, and historical interpretation. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 483. (C-ID HIST 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Bethel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  10076 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Bethel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  10077 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Bethel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  10078 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Bethel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  12776 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  10079 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Bethel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10081 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Padgett            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  11779 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Rankin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  20156 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Davis              Off Campus Natomas N101  19389 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Padgett            ARC MAIN Online          12292 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HIST 311    History of the United States    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(a); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of United States History from 1865 to the present. It also analyzes many of America's political, social, economic, and intellectual institutions, including their influences upon contemporary life. This course also examines this nation's increasing involvement in world affairs. These analyses are set within the context of such historical concepts as cause and effect, multiple causation, and historical interpretation. This course is not open to students who have completed Hist 484. (C-ID HIST 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Pearson            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  11581 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Mulvihill          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  10085 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC C.Jardine            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  10946 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Pearson            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  10084 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Bethel             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  12777 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC E.Hashima            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  10086 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC E.Hashima            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  19334 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.VanElls            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  11780 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

CECA (California Early College Academy)
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC S.Lee                Off Campus Natomas N101  11817 Textbook
The above class is part of the CECA (California Early College Academy) program which is a continuing cohort. For further information, call (916) 485-6000.
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Padgett            ARC MAIN Online          10083 Textbook
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.Padgett            ARC MAIN Online          12100 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HIST 321    History of the United States: African-American Emphasis    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers U.S. history from 1865 to present, including coverage of state and local government with an emphasis on the role of African Americans, their relationships to other groups, and their specific contributions in the growth and development of the nation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Pearson            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  11396 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Pearson            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  11954 Textbook


HIST 323    History of the United States: The American Indian Experience    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(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the North American Indian nations. The course covers the effects of European contact, trade, and colonization. It examines the effects of United States political, economic, and social policies on Indians throughout U.S. history. Also, emphasis is placed on American Indian people's attempts to protect their sovereignty and revitalize their societies across time.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
F         01:00PM-04:10PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11585 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


HIST 325    History of Asian/Pacific Americans    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
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a survey lecture course that examines the history of Asian immigrants and Asian Americans in the United States from 1850 to the present. It includes the process of migration and settlement in the United States by people from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific islands. It examines the historical experience of these groups from a social, political, economic, and cultural perspective, with an emphasis on the following themes: work, family, community formation, government policies, race relations, and ethnic identities. It also addresses the contributions of Asian Americans to the multicultural development of contemporary American society, including the interaction of Asian Americans with people of European, African, Hispanic, and Native descent.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Hashima            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  12536 
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HIST 327    History of the Chicano/Mexican American    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2016); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the relationship between the development of American and Mexican civilization in the Western Hemisphere. This course focuses on the role of the Mexican American experience in the U.S. as it was affected by social, political, and economic events. Emphasis is placed on socio-cultural contributions of Mexican Americans to American institutions. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Caton              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  10070 
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This section of HIST 327 (MW, section 10070) is part of a Learning Community paired with a 1-unit section of ENGWR 360--WID. It is designed for students who are interested in a Mexican American / Chicano History course and want extra help with assignments as well as help improving their reading, writing, and study skills. Students must be enrolled in both the HIS 327 class and one of the related ENGWR 360 sections (either M 1:30-2:20, section 13491 or W 1:30-2:20, section 13492). All students will meet for the Mexican American / Chicano History 327 course twice per week. Half of the class will meet in a computer lab for the ENGWR 360 course on Monday, and the other half will meet in the computer lab on Wednesday. (NOTE: ENGWR 360 does not have any prerequisite requirements for enrollment.)


HIST 330    Women in American History    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a survey of U.S. women's history, including the origin and development of the nation's political, social, economic, and intellectual institutions, from pre-contact indigenous societies to the modern era. The diverse roles and contributions of European American, Native American, African American, Mexican American, and Asian American women are emphasized throughout the course.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 08
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa        08:30AM-11:35AM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas N201  12107 
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ACE (Accelerated College Education)
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 12107 Textbook
The above class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets online 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 14-May 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Lee                ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  10071 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  10473 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  19336 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Leonhardt          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  11401 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Leonhardt          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  10074 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  10072 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Leonhardt          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  10994 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  10073 Textbook
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC C.Leonhardt          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  12350 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC D.VanElls            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  11781 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC D.Davis              Off Campus Natomas N101  11655 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

F         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC A.Feely              Off Campus Natomas N101  11325 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Feely              ARC MAIN Online          11866 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 17, 2017. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HIST 340    History of California through 1879    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a "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 C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the early history of California, starting with the original people of California, the discovery and settlement of California by the Spanish, the Mexican period, American conquest and occupation, the Gold Rush, and ending with events through the Constitution of 1879.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Leonhardt          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  11820 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


HIST 365    Asian Civilization    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 I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the political, social, economic and cultural transformation of India, China and Japan since 1800. It emphasizes how these countries responded to the challenges of modernity and western imperialism by embracing new ideas, new approaches to statecraft, and new social and cultural norms. Topics include the emergence of western dominance in Asia, the breakdown of states and empires in conjunction with, and partly as a result of, western imperialism, the development of Asian nationalisms and nationalist movements, and the growth of Japanese imperialism and the effects that this had on the rest of Asia.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Weiner             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  11101 
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HIST 375    The History of Modern Latin America and Caribbean    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2017); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2017)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a general survey of Latin American history from the 19th century to the present, with focus on social, political, economic, and cultural developments. Issues include Latin America and the Caribbean in the global economy, dictators and democracy, African and indigenous cultures, feminism and gender, cultural politics, social movements and revolution, and relations with the United States and the world.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Caton              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  19337 
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HIST 484    History of the United States - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the study of American history from 1865 to the present day. This seminar-style honors course utilizes class discussion based on the reading of selected monographs and primary documents. Particular emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships of American political, economic, social, and cultural developments. Critical thinking skills are emphasized in responding to these issues. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 311. (C-ID HIST 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Pearson            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  11102 
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HIST 495    Independent Studies in History    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in the subject of history, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Padgett             TBA TBA                 12725 
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Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2017