Spring 2018 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: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECK.AtwaterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20112493Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECW.Zangeneh-LesterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20112910Textbook
TBATBALECK.SpencerOff Campus McClellan ONLINE14046Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php

TBATBALECM.HarlanARC MAIN Online 10391Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php

TBATBALECK.SpencerARC MAIN Online 11869Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php


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 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECA.KingsnorthARC MAIN DaviesHall 20112492Textbook

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 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECW.Zangeneh-LesterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20120170Textbook
TBATBALECK.SpencerARC MAIN Online 20171Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

M07:00AM-10:05AMLECC.BohanecARC MAIN DaviesHall 20121269Textbook
TBATBALECC.BohanecARC MAIN Online 21269Textbook
This class meets both online and in the classroom. Students are required to complete an online orientation before the first day of class. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECK.AtwaterARC MAIN Online 12718Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php


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 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.MoceriOff Campus Natomas N20320277Textbook

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 UC/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 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECW.Zangeneh-LesterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20120172Textbook
TBATBALECK.AtwaterARC MAIN Online 12327Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php

TBATBALECK.AtwaterARC MAIN Online 20173Textbook
This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php


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 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECW.Zangeneh-LesterARC MAIN DaviesHall 20113076Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2018