Spring 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 32 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers selected topics in motion, gravity, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, and atomic and nuclear physics. It is designed for non-science majors and students who have not taken a course in physics. (Part of C-ID PHYS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10356 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     12156 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Griffith           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10406 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Miller             Off Campus Natomas/Ik D209 11620 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          11265 Textbook
Online Orientation
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


PHYS 312    Conceptual Physics Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PHYS 310
Advisory: MATH 100, 104, or 132
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This laboratory course provides hands-on observation activities and interpretation of data in a variety of experimental situations. Topics include motion, sound, light, heat, electricity, and magnetism. (Part of C-ID PHYS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
F         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB R.Almaraz            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10407 
Textbook


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: PHYS 311; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This trigonometry-based physics course covers the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. It also covers mechanical waves, sound, heat, and thermodynamics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs. (C-ID PHYS 105; Part of C-ID PHYS 100S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11263 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     10898 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11060 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Young              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305       
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     12680 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB V.Zarate             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LEC E.Rubin              Off Campus Natomas/Ik D208 12417 Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-07:50PM LAB E.Rubin              Off Campus Natomas/Ik D209   


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This trigonometry-based physics course covers electricity, magnetism, basic electric circuit theory, optics, wave behavior, and modern physics. The PHYS 350/360 series is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, agricultural, and forestry programs. (C-ID PHYS 110; Part of C-ID PHYS 100S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Shiva              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10896 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Shiva              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        02:30PM-03:55PM LEC C.Lin                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     12349 Textbook
MW        04:05PM-05:30PM LAB C.Lin                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       06:30PM-07:50PM LEC R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10354 Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 410    Mechanics of Solids and Fluids    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 401
Advisory: PHYS 311; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course covers the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. The PHYS 410, 421, 431 sequence is required for majors in physics, chemistry, or engineering. (C-ID PHYS 205; Part of C-ID PHYS 200S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MWF       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10348 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MWF       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Saw                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     10350 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB A.Saw                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
MWF       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Saw                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     19938 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB A.Saw                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TThF      12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11699 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB R.Miller             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       
TThF      09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306     11559 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB S.Loucks             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 306       


PHYS 421    Electricity and Magnetism    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ELSW 340.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course is an in-depth treatment of electricity and magnetism. It involves problem solving with an emphasis on physics problems that require integral calculus. (C-ID PHYS 210; Part of C-ID PHYS 200S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     10352 
Textbook
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       12:10PM-01:30PM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     11792 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-03:00PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
MW        05:40PM-07:00PM LEC I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     12352 Textbook
MW        07:10PM-08:30PM LAB I.Neumann            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     19940 Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LAB W.Simpson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 431    Heat, Waves, Light and Modern Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ELSW 340.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This calculus-based physics course explores the fundamental theories of thermodynamics, waves, optics, and modern physics. Topics include heat, temperature, kinetic theory, waves, sound, light reflection and refraction, optics, interference, diffraction, atomic theory, and nuclear physics. (C-ID PHYS 215; Part of C-ID PHYS 200S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307     12017 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:20PM LAB C.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 307       


PHYS 495    Independent Studies in Physics    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 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Loucks              TBA TBA                 12517 
Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 11, 2017