Spring 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HUM 300    Classical Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or 312, AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 or ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of Western culture that focuses on the human values expressed through painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy. Emphasis is on the civilizations of Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Mar 30-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Harlan             Off Campus McClellan ONLINE 21105 
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This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13337 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12714 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Harlan             ARC MAIN Online          10418 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 K.Spencer            ARC MAIN Online          12029 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HUM 301    Introduction to the Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a non-chronological course that introduces the humanities, primarily architecture, music, painting, poetry, sculpture, theatre, and film. Emphasis is on identifying, appreciating, analyzing, interpreting, and understanding various masterworks, primarily from Europe and America. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  12713 
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HUM 302    Global Humanities: Atheism in Creativity, Thought, and Inspiration Traditions    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 I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This academic and non-sectarian course emphasizes the historical and cultural frameworks of atheism. It takes a basic, integrated humanities approach to global non-religious traditions. This course analyzes a broad range of visual and performance arts, as well as literary documents, that explore diverse atheist philosophies over time and around the world. It reviews the difference between atheism and related conceptual traditions in creative expression. This course studies works and ideas comparatively, analyzing their relation to their contexts and to their impacts.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  11770 
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HUM 310    Modern Humanities    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of Western culture that focuses on the human values expressed through painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy. Emphasis is on the period from the Renaissance to the Modern Age. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10275 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  19982 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Spencer            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C207 11326 Textbook


HUM 320    Asian Humanities    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 I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys traditions, cultures, literatures, art, music, and film of India, China, and Japan from ancient times to the present. Emphasis is on the inter-relationships of the arts, literatures, and philosophies in their historical contexts within each geographical area. Topics may include arts and cultures of other Asian countries such as Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Korea.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          12981 
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 K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          12982 Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HUM 326    Middle Eastern Humanities    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 I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the cultures of the Middle East, with an emphasis on the analysis and appreciation of the arts, architecture, music, and sacred and secular texts of Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and other countries from ancient to modern times, as they apply to cultural and political developments.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
MW        03:00PM-06:10PM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  20604 
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HUM 330    Humanities of the Americas    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the fine arts of the Western Hemisphere from antiquity to contemporary times, with an emphasis on an awareness of and a sensitivity to the literature, philosophy, art, and music of the past and present. It compares the various cultures indigenous to the Western Hemisphere both among themselves and in contrast to the cultures of Europe on their arrival in the 15th century. The course explores the ethnic and cultural conflicts and resolutions that constitute the confluence of ideas and beliefs in the Americas. It provides specific attention to the distinctively American aspects of the arts and their difference from the European tradition.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Spencer            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  10276 
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HUM 355    Introduction to World Religions    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 I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys selected major world religions. Emphasis is on the origins, development, beliefs, practices, social ethics, and ethnic / cultural issues of indigenous tribal religions, Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This course focuses on the central beliefs and practices of these religions using selected material from each religion's sacred texts and arts.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Atwater            ARC MAIN Online          12529 
Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HUM 365    Introduction to the New Testament    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 I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This academic and non-sectarian course provides a literary, theological, and historical approach to the New Testament. These canonical texts of the early Christian community are analyzed in relation to both Judaism and the Greco-Roman world. Topics include contemporaneous religious ideas about the Messiah, the afterlife, the origin of the gospels, the nature of inspiration, transmission of documents and ideas, important Jewish groups, the politics of Palestine under the Romans, and the role of Paul.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Lester             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 201  19157 
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Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2017