Spring 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Completion of ENGWR 101 or eligibility for ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4
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: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
MW        02:30PM-05:45PM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN CAC 230         15387 
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This class is designed for students in the Ford ASSET 22 Program and it is open to all students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN BS 119          14186 Textbook
F         10:45AM-01:50PM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN BS 119          14589 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN BS 114          14187 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 114          14654 Textbook
 

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC R.Royer              Elk Grove COHS L3        15730 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Learning Center located at Cosumnes Oaks High School, 9850 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 129          14188 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN LRC 105         15224 Textbook
 


POLS 302    Introduction to Government: Foreign    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a comparative study and analysis of political systems, ideologies, institutions, policies, cultures, histories, and the development of selected foreign governments. Special emphasis is placed on the cultural and social dimensions of political behavior and attitudes in connection with governmental and political practices typical of particular geographical regions. Coverage includes an examination of selected developed and lesser developed nation-states from a global perspective.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 119          14189 
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POLS 317    Global Studies: Africa    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Global 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 Global Studies survey course is designed to give students an understanding of Africa. It covers the region's history, its independence movements and the modern day existence of nation states in the area to the twenty-first century. The impact of history, colonialism, the natural resource situation, socio-economics, ideology, conflict and resolution and foreign and domestic policies will be examined in the region on a country-by-country basis. The course includes an examination of dominant political institutions, actors, processes and belief systems within the context of political culture and history and an analysis of area political economy and foreign policy in the environment of global interdependence. The course concludes with a summation of the region as it stands today and an assessment of where it is likely to go in the near future.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Morales            CRC MAIN BS 119          19480 
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POLS 320    Introduction to Political Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will examine theoretical approaches to politics and ways of thinking about politics, covering important thinkers and topics during the ancient, medieval, and modern periods.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Huffman            CRC MAIN BS 119          15687 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012