Spring 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SOC 300    Introductory Sociology    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines principles and basic concepts in sociology. It includes the study of institutions, culture, social organization, group interaction, social stratification, economy, politics, social movements, and urbanization. (C-ID SOCI 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

F09:00AM-12:05PMLECS.MokhtarzadaOff Campus Natomas N10111121Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


SOC 301    Social Problems    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines contemporary social problems in the US within a theoretical and global context. It examines the role and the structure of power and ideology in shaping our understanding and approach to social problems. It includes a critical analysis of their causes, consequences as well as an evaluation of proposed solutions and methods of treatment. Attention is directed to poverty and inequality, race and gender inequalities, problems of the environment, unequal access to education as well as problems in the economic and political systems and the impact of globalization on these problems. (C-ID SOCI 115)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

M06:30PM-09:45PMLECJ.KlossOff Campus Natomas N10111500Textbook

SOC 320    Minorities in America    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 D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines patterns of racial and ethnic group relations in the United States of America. It employs basic sociological approaches to the study of race and ethnicity, with an emphasis on a comparative analysis of historical, social, and economic factors affecting intergroup and intragroup dynamics. Topics include prejudice, discrimination, racism, racial and ethnic stratification, assimilation patterns among groups, demographic shifts, civil rights, and other related topics. Field trips may be required. (C-ID SOCI 150)

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

Sa12:40PM-03:45PMLECM.DurdenOff Campus Natomas N20111720Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
TBATBALECM.DurdenOff Campus Natomas ONLINE11720Textbook
The above class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on online AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 485-6000.

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018