Spring 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PSYC 300    General Principles    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); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a broad overview of general principles of psychology. Topics include the scientific method, statistics, biological determinants, as well as general processes of behavior, such as development, learning, language, intelligence, perception, motivation, emotion, personality, and mental health. This course is not open to students who have taken PSYC 480. (C-ID PSY 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Sacchi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10107 
Textbook
M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10942 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          10942 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.

W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11514 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11514 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Sacchi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10110 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Sacchi             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10108 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10108 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC T.Eckley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  20000 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10111 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10112 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.
This section of PSYCH 300 is part of a Learning Community paired with a .5-unit section of ENGWR 361. This Learning Community provides enhanced support for writing in psychology. Even students who already write well will benefit! Students must be enrolled in both the Psych 300 class and one of the ENGWR 361 classes (T 9:30AM - 10:20AM, section 13494) or (Th 9:30AM - 10:20AM, section 13496) to be eligible for this community.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Moftakhar          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  10113 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN Raef 162        11881 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Stewart            ARC MAIN Raef 162        11881 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Cody               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11314 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  12542 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.
This section of PSYCH 300 is part of a Learning Community paired with a .5-unit section of ENGWR 361. This Learning Community provides enhanced support for writing in psychology. Even students who already write well will benefit! Students must be enrolled in both the Psych 300 class and one of the ENGWR 361 classes (T 3:00PM - 3:50PM, section 20462) or (Th 3:00PM - 3:50PM, section 20464) to be eligible for this community.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Cody               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10114 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11386 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Rojas              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12789 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Colby              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  11803 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC T.Eckley             Off Campus Natomas N101  11346 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

CECA (California Early College Academy)
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC S.Gorchoff           Off Campus Natomas N101  11347 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.

TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC K.Anderson           Off Campus Natomas N101  11345 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          10109 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

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          10109 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

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          10648 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

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Online          10414 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

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          11315 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

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Online          11316 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

TBA       TBA             LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Online          12974 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

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Online          11782 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


PSYC 305    Psychology Applied to Modern Life    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); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores human behavior, emphasizing the practical aspects of psychology in everyday life utilizing both psychological theory and research. Topics include personality, stress and coping, self-understanding, communication, interpersonal relationships, gender, sexuality, psychological disorders and their treatment, personality, personal values, and positive psychology. (C-ID PSY 115)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11783 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Beckum             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12790 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


PSYC 310    Biological Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the physiological determinants of behavior and cognition. The role of genetics, neural development, neural communication and pathways, brain structures, neurotransmitters, drugs, endocrine system, and sensory systems in typical and atypical behavior and cognition are addressed. Current theories related to the role of neural and biological processes in the etiology and treatment of psychological disorders, motor disorders, and other central nervous pathologies are presented. Ethical standards for human and animal research are discussed. (C-ID PSY 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10116 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Laman-Maharg       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  10115 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Colby              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11784 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC S.Colby              Off Campus Natomas N103  19390 Textbook


PSYC 311    Biological Psychology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PSYC 310
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves the applied study of the nervous system, focusing on its anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and impact on behavioral and mental processes. It provides a foundation in the principles of the scientific method and practical experience in its application to the study of biological psychology. Specific topics include anatomy, physiology, and organization of the nervous system, with special emphasis on the brain; anatomy and physiology of the neuron; physiology of nerves and nerve conduction; the biochemistry of the synapse; anatomy and physiology of sensory systems; and psychophysical examination of sensation and perception. Brain dissection procedures, interactive computer simulations, and lab experiments with data collection and analysis are utilized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Murakami           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10410 
Textbook


PSYC 320    Social Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes human behavior in relation to the social environment, including the power of the situation, other individuals, and the social group. Emphasized topics include aggression, prejudice, attraction, altruism, attitude change, conformity, gender roles, cultural norms, person perception, and social cognition. (C-ID PSY 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Constante          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10118 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          11867 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

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          12101 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

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10117 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


PSYC 330    Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, MATH 125, MATH 129, or MATH 133 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses upon the concepts and applications of descriptive and inferential statistics in psychology and other behavioral sciences. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability and sampling distributions, parametric and nonparametric statistical methods, hypothesis testing, statistical inference and power, correlation and regression, chi-square, t-tests, and analysis of variance procedures. Application of both hand computation and statistical software to data in a social science context is emphasized to include the interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings. (C-ID MATH 110; Competency: Mathematics)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11515 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   13682 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online          13682 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

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   20002 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online          20002 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

T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10119 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online          10119 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

Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10120 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC Y.Shimizu            ARC MAIN Online          10120 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

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11868 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

M         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Lowe               ARC MAIN Portable 609A   13416 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lowe               ARC MAIN Online          13416 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       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10121 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC N.Bahm               Off Campus Natomas N103  13111 Textbook


PSYC 335    Research Methods in Psychology    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300 and PSYC 330, STAT 300 or STAT 305 with a grade of 'C' or better.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the planning and execution of research studies in the behavioral sciences. Crucial topics include hypothesis formation, review of the professional literature, research design, collection of data, statistical analysis, and scientific report writing. (C-ID PSY 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   10242 
Textbook
MW        02:20PM-02:50PM LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Online            
NOTE: The above class meets both online and in the classroom. The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11205 Textbook
MW        11:20AM-11:50AM LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Online            
NOTE: The above class meets both online and in the classroom. The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Portable 609A   12342 Textbook
TTh       07:50PM-08:20PM LAB K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Portable 609A     
TBA       TBA             LAB K.DeSouza            ARC MAIN Online            
NOTE: The above class meets both online and in the classroom. The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


PSYC 340    Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: PSYC 300, 305, or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ELSR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the broad questions of normality and abnormality. Topics include the investigation of specific mental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties and current approaches to psychological intervention including present community mental health practices. It considers the contribution of social, biological, and psychological factors to the development and persistence of behavior disorders. This class is not open to students who have taken PSYC 481. (C-ID PSY 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 162        10123 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.
PSYC 340 is also offered as an Honors section, PSYC 481. To register for the Honors section for this course, please see the listing for PSYC 481, including course code, days, and times. For more information about the Honors Program at American River College, please visit the website at http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Honors_Program.htm/


PSYC 354    The Psychology of Family Life and Intimate Relationships in a Diverse 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 III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of family life and intimate relationships from historical, sociological and psychological viewpoints. Topics include elements for building and maintaining intimate relationships, the structure and functions of the family, sexuality, parenting, gender roles, partner selection, conflict, crisis, divorce, and starting over. (C-ID SOCI 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Deubert            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12829 
Textbook


PSYC 356    Human Sexuality    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 III(b); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2014); CSU Area D4; CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a balanced scientific understanding of the biopsychosocial perspective on human sexual behavior from birth through adulthood. It provides factual, up-to-date, nonjudgmental information designed to dispel myths, and to facilitate problem identification and possible solutions. Sexuality is explored from historical, cultural, psychological, physiological, sociological, and legal viewpoints. (C-ID PSY 130)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TTh       01:30PM-04:40PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10132 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN Raef 162        10128 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Mitchell           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10129 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.McCormick          ARC MAIN Raef 160        10130 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Raef 162        10131 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC K.Anderson           Off Campus Natomas N201  12610 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          10943 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

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          10133 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

TBA       TBA             LEC V.Bovard             ARC MAIN Online          11259 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


PSYC 365    Issues of Diverse Populations    3 Units

Same As: HSER 330
Prerequisite: 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; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the values, problems, issues, concerns and counseling needs of diverse populations by race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical/cognitive/emotional/developmental ability, and age. It also explores the cognitive and emotional aspects of prejudice as it relates to institutional and individual discrimination. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10124 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Hokerson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10125 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 370    Human Development: A Life Span    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(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines human development across the lifespan, from conception through death, by focusing on the main domains in developmental psychology (physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional) as well as the interaction among these domains. Emphasis is placed on development as an on-going process, with an effort to encourage the practical application of the knowledge acquired. This course is designed to provide a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as a better understanding of one's own developmental process. (C-ID PSY 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Akawi              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10944 
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.Gorchoff           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  13417 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Akawi              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  12102 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11110 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10649 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Kelly              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13451 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC S.Gorchoff           Off Campus Natomas N201  11348 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          10695 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

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          10905 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

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          11045 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

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Garvey             ARC MAIN Online          11516 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


PSYC 372    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: ECE 312
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); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the growth and development of children from the prenatal stage through adolescence. For each stage of development, the physical, cognitive, linguistic, social-moral, and emotional aspects of development, with attention to both typical as well as atypical development in each area, are discussed. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the interaction of maturational and environmental factors. This material is designed as a foundation for early care and education, teaching, and parenting. This course is not open to students who have completed ECE 312. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC T.LaMarr             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  20614 
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MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Walters            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  20614 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10137 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Hickman            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10137 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.LaMarr             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10135 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.LaMarr             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10136 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.LaMarr             Off Campus Natomas N203  11887 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Brown              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 11292 Textbook


PSYC 373    Child Psychology    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 D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the science of child psychology through the analysis of developmental theories and research. Key developmental events across the main domains in developmental psychology (physical, cognitive, socio-emotional) are examined from conception through adolescence. Questions about development are investigated, with an emphasis on the role of the scientific method. Typical and atypical psychological development research is explored as well as the influences of culture, society, family, and physical environments on childrens behavior and mental processes. This course provides a scientific foundation for future studies in social sciences, including psychology.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Deubert            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11454 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11452 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

TBA       TBA             LEC N.Fratello           ARC MAIN Online          11453 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


PSYC 374    Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging    3 Units

Same As: GERON 302
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); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the physical, psychological, and social aspects of the aging process including the interactions between the elderly and the rest of society. Topics include an analysis of stereotypes, social bonds, environmental factors, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. This course is not open to students who have completed GERON 302.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Reynolds           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  11038 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Reynolds           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10134 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Reynolds           ARC MAIN Online          10452 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 17, 2016. 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 L.Reynolds           ARC MAIN Online          10461 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


PSYC 379    Reminiscence Therapy    3 Units

Same As: GERON 334
Prerequisite: GERON 302 or PSYC 374 with a grade of "C" or better
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)
Enrollment Limitation: Current tuberculosis clearance
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic theory and techniques of reminiscence therapy and provides experience in planning, facilitating, and evaluating reminiscence groups with the elderly in an institutional setting. After the first class session, this course is held off campus in a long-term care setting. This class is not open to students who have completed GERON 334.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC K.Gustafson          Off Campus Hospital      11250 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.
First class meeting, January 18th, will be held in D112; subsequent class meetings will be held at an off-campus institutional setting.


PSYC 390    Psychology of Death and Dying    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 III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates beliefs, attitudes, anxieties, and behaviors associated with dying and death. Information about suicide, life-threatening illnesses, bereavement, and euthanasia are presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 111  10122 
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PSYC 400    Introduction to Chemical Dependency    3 Units

Same As: HSER 340
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 III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the physiological effects of chemical dependency on the individual. It includes an analysis of the effects of substance abuse on the family; the sociological, economic conditions contributing to substance abuse; and a description of community efforts at prevention and treatment. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 340.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN Raef 160        10138 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.McCord             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10139 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 402    Alcoholism: Intervention, Treatment & Recovery    3 Units

Same As: HSER 342
Prerequisite: HSER 341 or PSYC 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study and evaluation of techniques used in the treatment of chemical dependency. Topics include intervention, individual and group counseling, detoxification, twelve-step program, therapeutic communities, and aftercare programs. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 342.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC G.Machado            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 103  12778 
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PSYC 481    Honors Abnormal Behavior    3 Units

Prerequisite: Assessment into ENGWR 480, and completion of PSYC 300 or PSYC 480 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is for psychology majors, behavioral science majors, and others who desire a challenging, critical thinking, and issues-oriented exploration of normality and abnormality. Examination of the origins, symptoms and treatment of psychological disorders through first-person accounts, role of multicultural factors, and various theoretical stances. The focus is on thorough analysis and evaluation of biopsychosocial theories and research studies as they relate to the development and persistence of behavior disorders and treatment approaches. This course is not open to students who have taken PSYC 340. (C-ID PSY 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Senna              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11111 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


PSYC 495    Independent Studies in Psychology    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 this subject, 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 V.Bovard              TBA TBA                 12397 
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TBA       TBA             LAB M.Scott               TBA TBA                 20758 Textbook

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2017