Spring 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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HONOR 352    Honors Seminar: The Films of Alfred Hitchcock    3 Units

Same As: FMS 489
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This seminar studies the work of Alfred Hitchcock from the perspective of the key concepts in film theory. Students will investigate the films and criticism of one of the greatest and strangest directors, the self-styled master of suspense. This seminar takes a close reading of Hitchcock's most important films and the most significant writing on the director's work. For students interested in film, media, art, literature, and the humanities, the course examines Hitchcock's visual style, thematic concerns, and directorial techniques, and introduces the major critical approaches to cinema studies. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students. This course is the same as FMS 489, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           19948 
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Eligibility for enrollment in this Honors Program course will be verified at the first class meeting. Students must be admitted to the Honors Program before they can enroll in the Honors courses. Students interested in applying for admission to the Honors Program will find the application and more information at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/honorsapplication


HONOR 383    Honors Seminar in Biology    1 Unit

Same As: BIOL 481
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: Honors Seminars in Biology are special one-unit intensive courses for academically accomplished students or those with the potential for high academic achievement. In these seminars, students will study advanced topics from the area of biology. Enrollment limited to Honors students. This course is the same as BIOL 481. This course, under either name, may be taken a total of four times for credit on different topics. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 01-Apr 30
Coastal Field Biology
F         01:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Salmi              CRC MAIN SCI 215         14948 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Salmi              Off Campus Field Trip      
Eligibility for enrollment in this Honors Program course will be verified at the first class meeting. Students must be admitted to the Honors Program before they can enroll in the Honors courses. Students interested in applying for admission to the Honors Program will find the application and more information at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/honorsapplication
Organizational Meetings: Friday, March 2, March 16, March 30 and April 20, 1:00 -3:50 p.m. in SCI-108
Field trip: April 27-28, 2012
The course will study the ecological interrelationships among the plant and animal communities and their physical environment in coastal ecosystems, with an emphasis on the rocky intertidal ecosystem. Field studies are an integral part of the course. Studies will also include reading assignments, discussions, oral presentations and lectures.


HONOR 390    Honors Seminars in Mathematics    1 Unit

Same As: MATH 480
Prerequisite: MATH 370 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: Honors Seminars in Mathematics are special one-unit intensive courses for academically accomplished students or those with the potential for high academic achievement. In these seminars, students will study advanced topics from the area of mathematics and will be expected to do independent problem solving and present their solutions to the class. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students. This course is the same as MATH 480. This course, under either name, may be taken a total of four times for credit on different topics. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
Introduction to Mathematical Proof
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Breitenbach         TBA TBA                 19949 
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Eligibility for enrollment in this Honors Program course will be verified at the first class meeting.
Students must be admitted to the Honors Program before they can enroll in the Honors courses. Students interested in applying for admission to the Honors Program will find the application and more information at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/honorsapplication
Organizational meeting: Friday, January 20, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in LRC-106.
This course will study various methods of mathematical proof in a seminar setting, and will be particularly useful to students planning to study calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra. Topics include: deductive reasoning, proof by axioms, proofs of conditional and biconditional statements, proofs by contrapositive and contradiction, and proof by mathematical induction.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012