Fall 2013 Class Schedule (SCC)



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POLS 301    Introduction to Government: United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
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: In this course, students will examine principles and problems of government, the political process, and democracy as practiced in the United States. This course fulfills federal, state, and local government requirements.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         17508 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         16042 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         16043 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Yapundich          SCC MAIN RHS 269         17980 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN PAC 201         18193 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN PAC 201         16044 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         20189 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20189 - as of 08/13/13
On-Campus

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         16045 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN RHN 267         16046 Textbook
T         04:00PM-07:05PM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         18194 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN RHS 269         18195 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN RHN 267         18196 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Yapundich          SCC MAIN PAC 105         18503 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC S.Harada             Davis Cntr Davis 214     18029 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC C.Moore              Davis Cntr Davis 214     16891 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Royer              West Sac WSC 217         19556 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN Online          17223 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Friday, August 30, 2013 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm in LRC 105. For more information students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/xiaoa

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN Online          17717 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Friday, August 30, 2013 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm in LRC 105. For more information students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/xiaoa


POLS 302    Introduction to Government: Foreign    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a "C" grade or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The political systems of selected nations such as Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Japan, Mexico, Peoples' Republic of China, India, South Africa, and Cuba are analyzed. The course will also compare the formation of language, culture, religion, political institutions, the role of political culture, political parties, and public policy.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         16047 
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On-Campus


POLS 304    Introduction to Government: California    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D8; CSU Area F3; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the essential organization, institutions, and processes of California state and local government. The state's diversity will be a key theme in explaining California's political history, participation, and policies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17344 
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On-Campus


POLS 310    Introduction to International Relations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will examine the problems, motivating forces, and techniques of conflict resolution among actors within the global nation-state system. Particular emphasis is placed on comparing perspectives among developed and underdeveloped nations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN PAC 105         16892 
Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN Online          17718 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 10:30am - 12:00pm in PAC 201. For more information students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/frankp

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN Online          19187 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 10:30am - 12:00pm in PAC 201. For more information students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/frankp


POLS 312    Politics of the Middle East    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the government and politics of selected nations within the the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in order to provide an understanding of the institutions and dynamics of the area as a whole. It covers the region's history through the Ottoman Empire, colonialism, independence and the modern-day challenges of economic globalization and foreign intervention. The impact of economics, colonialism, struggles over natural resources, religious movements, social and cultural struggles, and ideology will be examined in the region on a country-by-country and regional basis. The question of Palestine and the Palestine-Israel conflict will be closely examined as a core issue in the politics of the region. The course includes an examination of dominant political institutions, actors, processes and grassroots movements within the context of political culture and history and an analysis of area political economy and foreign policy in an environment of global interdependence. Countries to be covered include, but are not limited to, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt, Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Tunisia, and Algeria. In this course, students will be introduced to the comparative politics of the Middle East and North Africa with a heavy emphasis on the political and economic roots of contemporary events.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC T.Sukkary            SCC MAIN PAC 105         18363 
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On-Campus


POLS 322    Political Ideologies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, comparative, conceptual, and historical analysis of competing ideological approaches to government will be covered. Emphasis will be on the theories, values, and assumptions that make up a political ideology and the effect of such theories on a political system.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN RHS 269         17346 
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On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN Online          19371 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Friday, August 30, 2013 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm in LRC 105. For more information students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/xiaoa


POLS 340    Women in Politics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D4; CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will be provided a critical analysis of contemporary womens' issues in American politics, with particular emphasis on current problems facing women political figures. Students will identify early American womens' movements. Students will analyze the role and impact of political groups, cultural attitudes and traditions, and self-perceptions affecting womens' political rights in America. Students will understand the struggle between women and public policy concerning employment, educational, familial, and reproductive issues. Students will critique current studies of women in American politics, including political ambition, familial issues, and gender gap and determine future goals of womens' rights movements and women political figures in America.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC S.Harada             SCC MAIN RHS 269         17790 
Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014