Fall 2014 Class Schedule (CRC)



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POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process for eligibility for ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: An introduction to Political Science, American government and politics. Structured to promote political and analytical understanding and thinking regarding American politics and government. Areas of concentration include principles, institutions, problems, processes, theory, philosophy, and ideology. Satisfies the State requirement regarding the Constitution, American Institutions, and State and Local Government.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN CAC 204         13645 
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F         10:45AM-01:50PM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN BS 119          14323 Textbook
 

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN CAC 204         14005 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 114          14442 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN Online          14048 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Morales            Elk Grove EGA 206        14628 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC R.Royer              Elk Grove EGA 206        19253 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard. Elk Grove, CA95757.

M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN LRC 105         14525 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 129          19251 Textbook


POLS 304    Introduction to Government: California    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; CSU Area F3; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the essential organization, institutions, and processes of California state and local government. It fulfills the California State University requirement for state and local government, but not the requirement for the U.S. Constitution.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Royer              Elk Grove EGA 206        19402 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.



POLS 310    Introduction to International Relations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process for eligibility for ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an introduction to international relations and a survey of the nation-state system, techniques of interaction, the issue of war, nationalism, power alignments, international actors, transnational movements, diplomacy, political economy, and perceptions in world politics. Particular emphasis is placed on an analysis of the world outlook of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, the United States, the major western allies, China, and the lesser developed world.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 119          14526 
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POLS 311    International Political Economy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the major theories, institutions and issues in international political economy. International political economy examines the interaction between politics and economics on a global scale; in particular, how political forces influence markets, and how market forces influence politics. In this course of study, students will examine the major theoretical perspectives on political economy, such as mercantilism, liberalism, Marxism and statism. Students are then introduced to the major components of the international economy: multilateral trade, domestic trade policy, international finance and currency policy. Last, this course focuses on several major issues in international political economy. Examples might include the gap between the developed and developing world, the globalized economy, the role of transnational corporations, the political economies of oil, migration, food, or the environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN BS 114          14527 
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POLS 315    Pacific Rim    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Area Studies courses cover the government and politics of selected nations within a distinct geopolitical area of the world in order to gain understanding of the institutions and dynamics of the area. This Area Studies survey course is designed to give students an understanding of the Pacific Rim and its trends, processes and issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 119          19254 
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POLS 495    Independent Studies in Political Science    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Morales             TBA TBA                 15046 
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3 Unit Lab.



Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: December 3, 2014