Summer 2017 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: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
MTWTh     10:25AM-12:30PM LEC O.Garasanin          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  10011 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


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: Six Week - Second, Jun 19-Jul 28
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Eberhardt          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  10114 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


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: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
MTWTh     12:00PM-02:05PM LEC D.Denman             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  10513 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 28
MTWTh     08:00AM-09:25AM LEC R.Caton              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  10242 Textbook


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: Eight Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 28
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC C.Jardine            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 223  10240 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 12-Aug 03
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC C.Jardine            Off Campus Natomas N101  10150 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


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: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC B.Hamkar             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  10098 
Textbook

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 19-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Lee                ARC MAIN Online          12540 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 12-Aug 03
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC P.Cooper             Natomas Off Campus LRC   10701 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Padgett            ARC MAIN Online          10633 Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, June 12, 2017 12:01AM-11:59PM.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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: Four Week - Second, Jul 03-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Davis              ARC MAIN Online          12558 
Textbook
This accelerated course meets entirely online for four weeks, using Desire2Learn.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 14
MTWTh     06:00PM-08:05PM LEC S.Mulvihill          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 208  10284 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 12-Aug 03
MTWTh     09:35AM-11:00AM LEC D.Davis              Off Campus Natomas N101  10151 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Padgett            ARC MAIN Online          10262 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, June 12, 2017 12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HIST 399    Studying in Italy: Italian History and Culture    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course, offered as a study abroad course in Italy, surveys Italian history to provide a background for exploring and appreciating Italian life and culture. The focus is on examining the historical context of Italian cultural and artistic expression, thereby informing and enriching our understanding and enjoyment of Italian art and culture. In Rome, this course focuses on the ancient and religious sources of Italian culture. In Florence, it explores and examines how human expression in art, literature, and philosophy served to create a new sense of the possible during the Renaissance. This course also studies how culture reflects human values and how those values can be transformed and at times ennobled by creative genius. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 25-35 hours which may include museum visits, historical monument and building visits, and Italian cultural and historical site visits.

Schedule: Other Term, May 20-Jun 25
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Wrightson           TBA TBA                 10164 
Textbook
NOTE: Enrollment limited. Contact Bill Wrightson in room D306; or phone, 484-8429; or email, wrightb@arc.losrios.edu.


The above class includes 72 hours instruction in Italy. Students should contact the instructor for the itinerary and travel, lodging and cost information. Please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/Programs_of_Study/BSS/ITALY.htm.


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: Eight Week - First, Jun 05-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Wrightson           TBA TBA                 12547 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Wrightson           TBA TBA                 12548 Textbook

Summer 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: August 9, 2017