Fall 2014 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 23-Dec 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         17297 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         15976 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         15977 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Yapundich          SCC MAIN RHS 269         17669 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN PAC 201         17844 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN PAC 201         15978 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         15979 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN RHN 220         20062 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20062 - as of 07/21/14

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN RHS 271         15980 Textbook
T         04:00PM-07:15PM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         17845 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN RHS 269         17846 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN RHS 271         17847 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Yapundich          SCC MAIN RHN 264         18072 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC C.Moore              Davis Cntr Davis 214     17714 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC C.Moore              Davis Cntr Davis 214     16746 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

F         09:00AM-12:25PM LEC TBA                  West Sac WSC 217         18245 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN Online          17040 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. The professor will contact students by email. More detailed information will be available to enrolled students on D2L.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN Online          17473 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. The professor will contact students by email. More detailed information will be available to enrolled students on D2L.


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 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         15981 
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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 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17152 
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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. (C-ID POLS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN PAC 105         16747 
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On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN Online          17474 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientation is scheduled at the SCC Main Campus. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/paulfrank/

TBA       TBA             LEC P.Frank              SCC MAIN Online          18186 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientation is scheduled at the SCC Main Campus. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/paulfrank/


POLS 313    Latin America    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: Area Studies courses cover the government and politics of selected nations within a distinct geopolitical area of the world in order to provide understanding of the institutions and dynamics of the area. This Area Studies survey course is designed to give students an understanding of past and contemporary Latin American politics. The impact of language, culture, religion, colonialism, neo colonialism, free market, ideology, revolutionary movements, conflict, and resolution, rise of populist leadership, indigenous politics, 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 an analysis of area political economy and foreign policy in the environment of global interdependence. Countries to be covered include but are not limited to Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic. 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, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Tedla              SCC MAIN RHS 269         19350 
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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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Xiao               SCC MAIN Online          18231 
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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. The professor will contact students by email. More detailed information will be available to enrolled students on D2L.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 1, 2014