Fall 2015 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; CSU Area F2; CSU Area F3; 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN CAC 204         13739 
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TBA       TBA             LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN Online          14385 Textbook
 Online class. Orientation: Monday, August 24, 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., LRC-202
All students are required to attend the mandatory on-campus orientation and provide proof of identity. Students who fail to attend the orientation will be dropped from the class. For more information, e-mail Professor Huffman at huffmae@crc.losrios.edu. The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu. For additional online course information go to https://www.crc.losrios.edu/services/DE.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN CAC 204         14082 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 114          14488 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN Online          14122 Textbook
 Online class. Orientation: Monday, August 24, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., LRC-202
All students are required to attend the mandatory on-campus orientation and provide proof of identity. Students who fail to attend the orientation will be dropped from the class. For more information, e-mail Professor Huffman at huffmae@crc.losrios.edu. The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu. For additional online course information go to https://www.crc.losrios.edu/services/DE.

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Morales            Elk Grove EGA 205        19815 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Morales            Elk Grove EGA 206        19816 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC E.Huffman            Elk Grove EGA 206        19977 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN LRC 105         14566 Textbook


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 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 119          14567 
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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 22-Dec 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN BS 114          14568 
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POLS 314    Modern Europe and the Unification Process    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 modern Europe and the trends, processes and issues surrounding unification.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 119          18944 
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POLS 324    Revolutions & Ideologies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course seeks to study ideologies and revolutions. Revolutions herald change in political systems. They can be based on ideologies or economic, religious or other differences.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 129          18945 
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Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: November 12, 2015