Spring 2018 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

MW05:30PM-08:45PMLECM.CodyARC MAIN DaviesHall 11119425Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M09:00AM-10:20AMLECN.FratelloARC MAIN DaviesHall 20410875Textbook
TBATBALECN.FratelloARC MAIN Online 10875Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

W09:00AM-10:20AMLECN.FratelloARC MAIN DaviesHall 20411394Textbook
TBATBALECN.FratelloARC MAIN Online 11394Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

T09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.DeubertARC MAIN DaviesHall 11310104Textbook
TBATBALECM.DeubertARC MAIN Online 10104Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

Th09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.DeubertARC MAIN DaviesHall 11310102Textbook
TBATBALECM.DeubertARC MAIN Online 10102Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

F09:00AM-12:05PMLECL.BeckumARC MAIN DaviesHall 20413330Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.StewartARC MAIN Raef 16210105Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECN.FratelloARC MAIN DaviesHall 20410106Textbook
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 13005) or (Th 9:30AM - 10:20AM, section 13007) to be eligible for this community.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.AkawiARC MAIN DaviesHall 20310107Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECM.StewartARC MAIN Raef 16220423Textbook
T01:30PM-02:50PMLECL.HokersonARC MAIN DaviesHall 11611216Textbook
TBATBALECL.HokersonARC MAIN Online 11216Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECN.FratelloARC MAIN DaviesHall 20412340Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECL.BeckumARC MAIN DaviesHall 10611279Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.ColbyARC MAIN DaviesHall 11212558Textbook
Th07:00PM-10:05PMLECD.ConstanteARC MAIN DaviesHall 10311661Textbook
TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECT.EckleyOff Campus Natomas N10111244Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

CECA (California Early College Academy)
MW12:30PM-01:50PMLECL.BeckumOff Campus Natomas N10111245Textbook
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.

TTh05:00PM-06:20PMLECS.GorchoffOff Campus Natomas N10111243Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECR.AkawiARC MAIN Online 10103Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.AkawiARC MAIN Online 10603Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECE.MitchellARC MAIN Online 10387Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECL.HokersonARC MAIN Online 11217Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECL.HokersonARC MAIN Online 11218Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECN.FratelloARC MAIN Online 12717Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECL.HokersonARC MAIN Online 19426Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. 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 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECV.BovardARC MAIN DaviesHall 20411646Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 27-Apr 27

MW04:25PM-06:30PMLECM.McCormickOff Campus StdyAbroad 20695Textbook
Note: Enrollment Limited. Study Abroad Course held in Florence, Italy as a part of the Los Rios Study Abroad Program.


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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.MurakamiARC MAIN DaviesHall 11110110Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECN.BahmARC MAIN DaviesHall 11210109Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLECS.ColbyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20411647Textbook
TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECS.ColbyOff Campus Natomas N10313197Textbook

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 13-May 16

Th07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.MurakamiARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210383Textbook

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 13-May 16

TBATBALECE.NelsonARC MAIN Online 11717Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECE.NelsonARC MAIN Online 11939Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECE.NelsonARC MAIN Online 10111Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. 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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.ScottARC MAIN Portable 609A11395Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

T09:00AM-10:20AMLECY.ShimizuARC MAIN Portable 609A13054Textbook
TBATBALECY.ShimizuARC MAIN Online 13054Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

Th09:00AM-10:20AMLECY.ShimizuARC MAIN Portable 609A13332Textbook
TBATBALECY.ShimizuARC MAIN Online 13332Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

T10:30AM-11:50AMLECY.ShimizuARC MAIN Portable 609A10113Textbook
TBATBALECY.ShimizuARC MAIN Online 10113Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

Th10:30AM-11:50AMLECY.ShimizuARC MAIN Portable 609A10114Textbook
TBATBALECY.ShimizuARC MAIN Online 10114Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECM.ScottARC MAIN Portable 609A11718Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

M06:00PM-07:20PMLECA.LoweARC MAIN Portable 609A12940Textbook
TBATBALECA.LoweARC MAIN Online 12940Textbook
Online & In-class
For this section, only half of the instruction will take place in the classroom; the remainder of the instruction will take place through the use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas). Stable and reliable internet access is required.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.ScottARC MAIN Portable 609A10115Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLECA.Laman-MahargOff Campus Natomas N10312808Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


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 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:20AMLECK.DeSouzaARC MAIN Portable 609A11120Textbook
MW11:20AM-11:50AMLABK.DeSouzaARC MAIN Portable 609A
TBATBALABK.DeSouzaARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas) is required.

F09:00AM-11:05AMLECA.LoweARC MAIN Portable 609A20218Textbook
F11:05AM-11:55AMLABA.LoweARC MAIN Portable 609A
TBATBALABA.LoweARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas) is required.

TTh01:30PM-02:20PMLECN.BahmARC MAIN Portable 609A19433Textbook
TTh02:20PM-02:50PMLABN.BahmARC MAIN Portable 609A
TBATBALABN.BahmARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas) is required.

TTh07:00PM-07:50PMLECK.DeSouzaARC MAIN Portable 609A12166Textbook
TTh07:50PM-08:20PMLABK.DeSouzaARC MAIN Portable 609A
TBATBALABK.DeSouzaARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course will meet in the classroom during both the scheduled lecture and lab times. In addition, there will be substantial work required to be done outside of the classroom and submitted through the course management system. The use of the internet and course management system (i.e., Canvas) is required.


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 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.NelsonARC MAIN Raef 16210117Textbook
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 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.GarveyARC MAIN DaviesHall 10412589Textbook

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 13-May 10

TBATBALECV.BovardARC MAIN Online 20222Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.MitchellARC MAIN Raef 16210120Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.MitchellARC MAIN DaviesHall 11110121Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.MitchellARC MAIN Raef 16020221Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECV.BovardARC MAIN Raef 16210123Textbook
TTh11:00AM-12:20PMLECT.EckleyOff Campus Natomas N20112397Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECV.BovardARC MAIN Online 10876Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECV.BovardARC MAIN Online 10125Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECV.BovardARC MAIN Online 11168Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 27-Apr 27

TTh08:30AM-10:35AMLECM.McCormickOff Campus StdyAbroad 20694Textbook
Note: Enrollment Limited. Study Abroad Course held in Florence, Italy as a part of the Los Rios Study Abroad Program.


PSYC 361    Psychology of Women in a Multicultural Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D4; CSU Area D9; IGETC Area 4C; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the psychological effects of society upon women. Emphasis is on the exploration of gender roles, sex roles, stereotypes, as well as the sociocultural, intrapersonal, and interpersonal factors in the development of women.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 27-Apr 27

TTh10:45AM-12:50PMLECM.McCormickOff Campus StdyAbroad 20691Textbook
Note: Enrollment Limited. Study Abroad Course held in Florence, Italy as a part of the Los Rios Study Abroad Program.


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 13-May 16

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECL.HokersonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20410118Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECL.HokersonARC MAIN DaviesHall 11110119Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, 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 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECL.KellyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20510877Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.NelsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 11212941Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECL.BertacciniARC MAIN DaviesHall 11211940Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECM.ScottARC MAIN DaviesHall 11111030Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECM.ScottARC MAIN DaviesHall 11110604Textbook
T06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.MarmerARC MAIN DaviesHall 11112973Textbook
F05:30PM-08:40PMLECD.ConstanteOff Campus Natomas N10211246Textbook
TBATBALECA.GarveyARC MAIN Online 10642Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECA.GarveyARC MAIN Online 10838Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECA.GarveyARC MAIN Online 10971Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECA.GarveyARC MAIN Online 11396Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. 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: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.DanielsARC MAIN HeEd 70110129Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.Brown-WoodARC MAIN HeEd 70110127Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.Brown-WoodARC MAIN HeEd 70110128Textbook
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLECJ.Brown-WoodOff Campus Natomas N20311737Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECT.LaMarrOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11611196Textbook

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 children's behavior and mental processes. This course provides a scientific foundation for future studies in social sciences, including psychology.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.GarveyARC MAIN DaviesHall 10411340Textbook
TBATBALECN.FratelloARC MAIN Online 11338Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECN.FratelloARC MAIN Online 11339Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. 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 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECL.ReynoldsARC MAIN DaviesHall 11110964Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

W03:00PM-04:20PMLECL.ReynoldsARC MAIN DaviesHall 11110126Textbook
TBATBALECL.ReynoldsARC MAIN Online 10126Textbook
TBATBALECL.ReynoldsARC MAIN Online 20407Textbook

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 13-May 16

W12:30PM-03:35PMLECM.SchleeterOff Campus Hospital 11161Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc) is required in this section.
First class meeting, January 17th, will be held in D114; 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 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECL.KellyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20410116Textbook

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 13-May 16

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECB.ShraggeARC MAIN DaviesHall 11310130Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECK.McCordARC MAIN DaviesHall 20410131Textbook

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 13-May 16

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECD.ConstanteARC MAIN DaviesHall 10312548Textbook

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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECE.NelsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 11211031Textbook

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 13-May 16

TBATBALABV.Bovard TBA TBA12213Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017