Spring 2019 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 19-Mar 18

MW09:00AM-12:10PMLECJ.AllenOff Campus McClellan 22011943Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 23-May 22
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

W07:45PM-09:20PMLECR.GaudardOff Campus Natomas N10311718Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa12:40PM-05:00PMLECR.GaudardOff Campus Natomas N10311718Textbook
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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECO.GarasaninARC MAIN DaviesHall 20811090Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.JardineARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810061Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECO.GarasaninARC MAIN DaviesHall 10512270Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECC.EberhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 20812820Textbook

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 19-May 16

MW09:00AM-12:10PMLECJ.AllenOff Campus McClellan 22011436Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.AllenARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810062Textbook
Th06:30PM-09:35PMLECC.JardineOff Campus Natomas N10112468Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECO.GarasaninARC MAIN DaviesHall 22312641Textbook
Th01:30PM-02:50PMLECC.PadgettARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910356Textbook
TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 10356Textbook
Online & In-class The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECJ.WeinerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20812821Textbook
TBATBALECJ.WeinerARC MAIN Online 10924Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21911942Textbook
W06:30PM-09:35PMLECC.EberhardtOff Campus Natomas N10112469Textbook
TBATBALECJ.WeinerARC MAIN Online 10695Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECJ.WeinerARC MAIN Online 13312Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECR.CatonARC MAIN Online 12573Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 22

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310068Textbook
TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310069Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310070Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22312247Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22313036Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECD.VanEllsARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910072Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECS.MulvihillARC MAIN DaviesHall 20813613Textbook
T01:30PM-02:50PMLECD.DavisARC MAIN DaviesHall 21912822Textbook
TBATBALECD.DavisARC MAIN Online 12822Textbook
Online & In-class The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910071Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECC.PadgettARC MAIN DaviesHall 22311454Textbook
MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECB.HamkarOff Campus Natomas N10112739Textbook
TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 11872Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECP.CooperARC MAIN Online 20668Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 22

Th09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.HashimaARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510075Textbook
TBATBALECE.HashimaARC MAIN Online 10075Textbook
Online & In-class The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

F09:00AM-12:10PMLECB.HamkarARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910792Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910074Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.DavisARC MAIN DaviesHall 20820670Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.VanEllsARC MAIN DaviesHall 22313619Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECE.HashimaARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310076Textbook
CECA (California Early College Academy)
TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECS.LeeOff Campus Natomas N10111477Textbook
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, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

CECA (California Early College Academy)
MW12:30PM-01:50PMLECS.MulvihillOff Campus Natomas N10220777Textbook
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, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 10073Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 11712Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21919919Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21911156Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21911587Textbook

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: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

Th06:00PM-09:10PMLECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 21920672Textbook
TBATBALECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN Online 20672Textbook
Online & In-class The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.HashimaARC MAIN DaviesHall 22312061Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510063Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10513314Textbook

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 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 23-May 22
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

Sa08:30AM-11:35AMLECK.Casper-DenmanOff Campus Natomas N20319846Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
TBATBALECK.Casper-DenmanOff Campus Natomas ONLINE19846Textbook
This 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 the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECA.FeelyARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510064Textbook
T09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10513315Textbook
TBATBALECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN Online 13315Textbook
Online & In-class The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310065Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910411Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.MulvihillARC MAIN DaviesHall 10512732Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510067Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510830Textbook
W05:30PM-08:35PMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10511921Textbook
TTh02:00PM-03:20PMLECS.LeeOff Campus Natomas N10111353Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECA.FeelyARC MAIN Online 11514Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECS.SmithARC MAIN Online 10066Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECS.SmithARC MAIN Online 11455Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 22, 2019. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 19-Mar 13
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

Sa09:00AM-12:05PMLECJ.RankinOff Campus Natomas N20120186Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
TBATBALECJ.RankinOff Campus Natomas ONLINE20186Textbook
This 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 the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


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 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10511480Textbook

HIST 365    Asian 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 4
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 19-May 22

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.WeinerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810925Textbook

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); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10512733Textbook

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 19-May 22

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910926Textbook

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 19-May 22

TBATBALABC.Leonhardt TBA TBA12208Textbook

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018