Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)

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Accounting (ACCT)


ACCT 101    Fundamentals of College Accounting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 105, MATH 100, MATH 104, or MATH 132; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300, OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course in small business accounting covers the accounting cycle for service and merchandising businesses. Topics include the general journal, the general and subsidiary ledgers, and adjusting, correcting, and closing journal entries. Income statements, statements of owner equity, balance sheets for service and merchandising businesses are prepared and analyzed. Additional topics include cash management and bank reconciliations, accounting for sales and purchase discounts, sales taxes, merchandise inventory, and payroll.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECM.PollardARC MAIN Lib 00111173Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.ReillyARC MAIN Lib 00110145Textbook
MW07:45PM-09:05PMLECR.ArdansARC MAIN Lib Arts 15410146Textbook
F10:00AM-11:20AMLECL.ZhangARC MAIN Lib Arts 15411258Textbook
TBATBALECL.ZhangARC MAIN Online 11258Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECL.ZhangARC MAIN Online 11112Textbook
Mandatory Onsite Orientation:     Saturday, August 19, 2017    08:00AM-09:00AM    Room Lib Arts 154
You are welcome to bring your Laptop to the orientation. Orientation is required to continue this course. Prerequisite for this class should be met. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 103    Intermediate Accounting - Part I    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course continues the study and application of accounting principles and techniques used in preparing and reporting the financial results of business corporations. Areas of study include cash and receivables, inventory, long-term assets, and analysis of time value of money.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:45PM-09:50PMLECJ.HalleARC MAIN Lib Arts 15710147Textbook
TTh05:00PM-07:05PMLECJ.HalleOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20411279Textbook

ACCT 104    Intermediate Accounting - Part II    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ACCT 103
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course continues the study and application of accounting principles and techniques used in preparing and reporting the financial results of business corporations. Areas of study include liabilities and contingencies, stockholders' equity and earnings per share, investments, revenue recognition, income taxes, pensions, leases, accounting changes and error analysis, and cash flows.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW05:30PM-07:35PMLECJ.HalleARC MAIN Lib Arts 15711392Textbook
TTh07:15PM-09:20PMLECJ.HalleOff Campus Natomas/Ik A20411172Textbook
TBATBALECL.ZhangARC MAIN Online 11795Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 107    Auditing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ACCT 103; ACCT 104; BUS 105 or MATH 100, 104 or 132; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300, OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course on auditing practice and theory emphasizes attestation audits of financial statements and the accompanying footnotes. Topics include Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), ethics, legal issues, audit planning and methodology, internal control analysis, sampling, and auditors' reports. Additional topics include specific auditing objectives and tests of assets, liabilities, equity, revenues, and expenses.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh07:15PM-08:35PMLECS.McKeeARC MAIN Lib Arts 15411863Textbook
TBATBALECR.DiamondARC MAIN Online 11372Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.DiamondARC MAIN Online 10148Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 111    Cost Accounting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 311 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers advanced managerial accounting. Topics include recording, classifying, reporting, and analyzing costs as well as examining different costing systems. The course focuses on understanding costs, appropriate accounting for them, and using them to analyze, plan, operate, and evaluate manufacturing, merchandising, and service businesses. It utilizes the industry-standard software, Excel, to do so.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.RoweARC MAIN Lib 00111285Textbook
TBATBALECM.PollardARC MAIN Online 11864Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECM.PollardARC MAIN Online 20332Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 125    Federal and State Individual Taxation    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ACCT 101 or 301; AND eligible for ENGRD 116 AND ENGRWR 102; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course covers basic Federal and State Income Tax regulations with an emphasis on the skills necessary for the preparation of individual income tax returns. Topics include filing requirements, determination of taxable income, allowable deductions, tax computation, tax credits, other taxes, payment methods, and audit procedures. The course is a California Tax Education Council (CTEC) qualifying education course, and is offered to members of the community to enable them to become a California Registered Tax Return Preparer (CRTP).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

W05:30PM-07:05PMLECR.ReillyARC MAIN Lib 00110869Textbook
TBATBALECR.ReillyARC MAIN Online 10869Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.ReillyARC MAIN Online 10786Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 128    Taxation of Corporations, Partnerships, Estates, and Trusts    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 125 and 301 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a continuing study of federal income tax compliance with an emphasis on the taxation of business entities including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, S-corporations, estates, and trusts. Topics include tax and non-tax characteristics of business entities, income tax filing requirements, differences in book and taxable income, selection of accounting methods and periods, tax computation, and available credits.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:00PM-09:05PMLECR.PippigARC MAIN Lib Arts 12112395Textbook

ACCT 131    Fundamental Payroll Administration    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ACCT 101; BUS 105 or MATH 100, 104 or 132; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the core activities that pertain to payroll processing under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Federal tax law. Topics include exempt and non-exempt employee classifications, overtime pay requirements, Federal Income Tax withholding calculations, box-by-box instructions for Federal Form W-2, and accounting related payroll transactions.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

TBATBALECR.DiamondARC MAIN Online 12371Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 132    Intermediate Payroll Administration    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 131 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ACCT 101; ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; ESLL 320; MATH 100, 104 or132 or BUS 105
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the intermediate payroll skills and expands knowledge and application skills in the areas of Federal law and regulatory compliance. Topics include the employer-employee relationship, taxable and nontaxable compensation, recordkeeping and record retention, paying the employee, involuntary deductions and depositing and reporting withheld taxes.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

TBATBALECR.DiamondARC MAIN Online 12372Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 133    Advanced Payroll Administration    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 121 or 132 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MATH 100 or BUS 105; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course addresses the application skills and knowledge necessary for advanced-level work in the payroll field. Topics include enforcement and penalties for employers; health, welfare, and retirement benefits; unemployment insurance; Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; accounting financial statements; payroll systems and technology; managing a payroll department; and payroll for U.S. employees abroad and aliens in the U.S.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

TBATBALECR.DiamondARC MAIN Online 12373Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 153    Governmental Accounting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116, OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; ESLL 320; MATH 100, 104 132 or BUS 105
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers accounting and financial reporting for governmental units and institutions with emphasis on the accounting standards prescribed by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Additional topics include governmental budgeting and budgetary controls.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

M05:30PM-06:50PMLECR.DiamondARC MAIN Lib 00111685Textbook
TBATBALECR.DiamondARC MAIN Online 11685Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. Mandatory online orientation. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 301    Financial Accounting    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ACCT 101; AND BUS 105 or MATH 100, 104, or 132; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300, OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the study of accounting as an information system, examining why it is important and how it is used by investors, creditors, and others to make decisions. The course covers the accounting information system, including recording and reporting of business transactions with a focus on the accounting cycle, the application of generally accepted accounting principles, the financial statements, and statement analysis. It includes issues relating to asset, liability, and equity valuation, revenue and expense recognition, cash flow, internal controls, and ethics. (C-ID ACCT 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECL.ZhangARC MAIN Lib Arts 15410206Textbook
TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECL.ZhangARC MAIN Lib 00110139Textbook
MW10:30AM-12:35PMLECR.ReillyARC MAIN Lib Arts 15410205Textbook
TTh10:15AM-12:20PMLECR.ArdansARC MAIN Lib Arts 15410140Textbook
TTh01:30PM-03:35PMLECM.PollardARC MAIN Lib 00110207Textbook
MW05:30PM-07:35PMLECR.ArdansARC MAIN Lib Arts 15410141Textbook
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLECM.LeeARC MAIN Lib Arts 12910142Textbook
TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECJ.JonesOff Campus Natomas/Ik G22412711Textbook
TBATBALECR.ReillyARC MAIN Online 12016Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 311    Managerial Accounting    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course covers how managers use accounting information in decision-making, planning, directing operations, and controlling. It focuses on cost terms and concepts, cost behavior, cost structure, and cost-volume-profit analysis. Topics include issues relating to cost systems, cost control, profit planning, and performance analysis in manufacturing and service environments. (C-ID ACCT 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECR.ArdansARC MAIN Lib Arts 15410143Textbook
MW10:30AM-12:35PMLECM.PollardARC MAIN Lib 00110526Textbook
MW07:00PM-09:05PMLECS.RoweARC MAIN DaviesHall 10110144Textbook
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLECV.VervilosARC MAIN Lib 00110784Textbook
MW06:00PM-08:05PMLECM.McGinnisOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11611268Textbook
TBATBALECM.PollardARC MAIN Online 11391Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 341    Computerized Accounting    2 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 101 or 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISC 100 or 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the major areas of a computerized accounting system: general ledger, accounts receivable and revenues, accounts payable and expenses and purchases, fixed assets and depreciation, cash receipts and cash disbursements, bank reconciliations, job order costing, adjusting and closing entries, and financial statements. This course provides practical experience in the use of master files, transactions, and reports. Individual sections of this course use software designed for small businesses such as QuickBooks, Sage 50, or other industry standard software accounting systems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
QuickBooks

TBATBALECL.ZhangARC MAIN Online 11865Textbook
TBATBALABL.ZhangARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Onsite Orientation:     Saturday, August 19, 2017    09:15AM-10:15AM    Room Lib Arts 154
You are welcome to bring your Laptop to the orientation. Orientation is required to continue this course. Prerequisite for this class should be met. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
QuickBooks

TBATBALECV.VervilosARC MAIN Online 11008Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABV.VervilosARC MAIN Lib Arts 122
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 361    Ethics, Fraud, and Legal Issues for Accountants    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ACCT 107 and 301
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores ethics, fraud, and legal issues that must be addressed by accountants, including exploration through case studies. Topics in ethics include ethical foundations as well as the unique ethical requirements of professional organizations and the California Board of Accountancy. The course also examines the legal liability of accountants. A variety of case studies are evaluated to gain perspective into ethical lapses, fraud, and legal liability.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

M07:00PM-08:20PMLECR.DiamondARC MAIN Lib 00111508Textbook
TBATBALECR.DiamondARC MAIN Online 11508Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. Mandatory online orientation. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.DiamondARC MAIN Online 11761Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.DiamondARC MAIN Online 20363Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 498    Work Experience in Accounting    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to accounting with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Accounting Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of accounting. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA12661Textbook
TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA12661Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 2 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-07:20PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Lib Arts 12612662Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA12662Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 16-Dec 09

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA12665Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA12665Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 21 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 9 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Administration of Justice (ADMJ)


ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ELSR 340 AND ELSW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the characteristics of the American criminal justice system, U.S. Constitutional rights, criminal activity, crime causation, domestic and international criminal threats, law enforcement response to criminal activity, and future law enforcement trends. Emphasis is placed on the components of the American justice system, due process, courts and correctional services, ethics, and leadership. (C-ID AJ 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECJ.ManducaOff Campus McClellan 21811547Textbook
TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLECJ.ManducaOff Campus McClellan 21811550Textbook
MW11:00AM-12:20PMLECJ.ManducaOff Campus McClellan 21812908Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.ManducaOff Campus McClellan 21811760Textbook

ADMJ 301    Investigative Report Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 (Proficient Reading) and ENGWR 102 (Proficient Writing) with a grade of "C" or better, OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides techniques of writing facts, information, and ideas effectively in a simple, clear, and logical manner in the various types of criminal justice system reports. Emphasis is placed on criminal justice terminology, organization of information, investigative note taking, and thorough documentation of witness statements and evidence.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh11:00AM-12:20PMLECJ.ManducaOff Campus McClellan 20812259Textbook

ADMJ 302    Community Relations: Multicultural Issues    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ELSR 340 AND ELSW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the institutions of the justice system in addressing crime and conflict with an emphasis on the challenges and prospects of administering justice within a diverse, multicultural population. It addresses the role that race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class, culture, and the criminal justice professional play in shaping these relationships. It also examines new strategies, skills, tools, and cultural knowledge necessary for personnel engaged in all aspects of the criminal justice system. Special topics include how terrorism and the need for homeland security have changed the dynamics of police-community relations. (C-ID AJ 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECC.GorreOff Campus McClellan 20811549Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.ToomeyOff Campus McClellan 21812800Textbook

ADMJ 304    Juvenile Delinquency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ELSR 340 AND ELSW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D0
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines juvenile delinquency from a variety of perspectives, including the concept of delinquency, theories of delinquency, social, community, and environmental influences on delinquency and the juvenile justice system (past and present). An overview of adolescent problems and current approaches being utilized to confront these problems is discussed. It examines a variety of the causes of juvenile delinquency, as well as suggestions for the treatment of delinquency at both the state and local levels. It also examines the nature and extent of delinquency with relation to gender differences, family dynamics, peer and gang groups, schools, drug use, and the juvenile justice courts. (C-ID AJ 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

M06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.RileyOff Campus McClellan 20811930Textbook

ADMJ 320    Concepts of Criminal Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the philosophy and structure of criminal law in the United States. Special emphasis is placed on the classification of crime, the general elements of crime, the definitions of common and statutory law, and the nature of acceptable evidence. It utilizes case studies to introduce students to criminal law and the classification of crimes against persons, property, morals, and public welfare. It also includes discussion of prosecution and defense decision making, criminal culpability, and defenses to crimes. (C-ID AJ 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.PowersOff Campus McClellan 21813168Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.McGinnessOff Campus McClellan 102A11548Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.McGinnessOff Campus McClellan 102A11552Textbook

ADMJ 323    Legal Aspects of Evidence    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the origins, development, philosophy, and constitutional foundations of the rules of evidence as applied in United States law. Emphasis is placed on the types of evidence and the laws governing admissibility of evidence into criminal procedures. Topics include search and seizure, hearsay evidence, witness competency, and direct and circumstantial evidence. (C-ID AJ 124)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.PezoneOff Campus McClellan 10211553Textbook

ADMJ 330    Criminal Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces basic investigative responsibilities and procedures as applied to criminal investigations. Topics include crime scene management, forensic and physical evidence handling, search and seizure, property crimes, violent crimes, organized criminal enterprises, gangs, and domestic and international terrorist organizations. (C-ID AJ 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECP.ConradOff Campus McClellan 21811551Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECP.ConradOff Campus McClellan 21812434Textbook

Allied Health (AH)


AH 110    Medical Language for Health-Care Providers    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an orientation to medical language. It covers the basic structure of medical terms and their components: prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms with emphasis on meaning, spelling, and pronunciation. This course also builds a medical vocabulary applicable to the specialties of medicine, the systems of the body, names of major diseases, and terms used in physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECJ.ColdironARC MAIN Online 13601Textbook
Online Orientation.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

M01:00PM-04:05PMLECJ.BlaneyARC MAIN HeEd 71013415Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.BlaneyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10312067Textbook
TBATBALECJ.WarmanARC MAIN Online 12187Textbook
Online Orientation.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECY.LopezARC MAIN Online 20130Textbook

Anthropology (ANTH)


ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the concepts, methods, and theory of biological evolution and its application to the human species. There is a specific focus on molecular, Mendelian, and population genetics as well as on the mechanisms of evolution primatology, paleoanthropology, biocultural adaptations, human variation, and current bioethical issues. The philosophy of science and the scientific method serve as foundations to this course. This course is not open to students who have completed ANTH 480. (C-ID ANTH 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210046Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.WorleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210048Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20010047Textbook
F09:00AM-12:10PMLECK.WorleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20212566Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210734Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECA.BeasleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20212782Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECC.NelsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210947Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW11:00AM-12:20PMLECL.VittitowOff Campus Natomas N20111280Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

T06:30PM-09:35PMLECD.HoffmanOff Campus Natomas N20110471Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECK.WorleyARC MAIN Online 11829Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECA.BeasleyARC MAIN Online 11676Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ANTH 301    Physical Anthropology Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ANTH 300
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This introductory laboratory course provides opportunities to become familiar with the scientific methods of biological anthropology by investigating topics in laboratory and field situations. Topics covered in the course include the scientific method, sources of biological variation and forces of evolution, human osteology, human variation, taxonomy and comparative osteology of the primates, and the fossil evidence for human evolution. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ANTH 115L)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW12:30PM-01:50PMLABM.DelgadilloARC MAIN DaviesHall 20212945Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW02:00PM-03:20PMLABM.DelgadilloARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210252Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABC.NelsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210253Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section..

Th06:00PM-09:10PMLABD.HoffmanOff Campus Natomas N20110997Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW12:30PM-01:50PMLABL.VittitowOff Campus Natomas N20113482Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 310    Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the various customs, traditions, and forms of social organizations from a global perspective. Topics include subsistence methods, belief and religious systems, linguistics, trade and economic systems, arts, kinship systems, marriage and family systems, technology, and changes due to internal and external forces. Gender, race, and ethnic identity are examined as well as the role of society in defining these terms. Using ethnographic case studies, this course examines how anthropological ethics, methods, and theories are applied to the study of human culture. This course is not open to students who have already completed ANTH 481. (C-ID ANTH 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

Sa12:40PM-05:00PMLECS.WattersOff Campus Natomas N20111517Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
W07:45PM-09:20PMLECS.WattersOff Campus Natomas N20111517Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets one week night AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20010052Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN Raef 16010050Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.BeasleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20219029Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 20012054Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW11:00AM-12:20PMLECF.AraujoOff Campus McClellan 20811433Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW03:30PM-04:50PMLECA.BeasleyOff Campus Natomas N10112492Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN Online 12055Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ANTH 320    Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the theories, concepts, and methods employed by the archaeologist in the study of human history and pre-history. The development and diverse evolution of social and cultural systems are emphasized. The challenges and achievements of non-literate and traditional cultures, diverse communities, and social classes over time are also explored. (C-ID ANTH 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECK.WorleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20012056Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECK.WorleyARC MAIN Online 13048Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ANTH 330    Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a cross-cultural study of supernatural beliefs and associated rituals in traditional societies. Emphasis is on understanding the role of beliefs within the broader social context. In addition, this course examines the general functions of ritual and mythology in reinforcing cultural ideals and ethics. Similarities and differences between traditional beliefs and world religions are also explored.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 20011634Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 334    Native Peoples of North America    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introductory survey of traditional Native American societies. It describes the peoples and cultures of North America and emphasizes native ecological adaptations, languages, social organizations, religions, mythologies and world views, and artistic representations. It also explores the interrelatedness of Indigenous Native American groups through trade, intermarriage, and other forms of cultural exchange. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECA.BeasleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20212422Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 335    Research Methods in Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: ANTH 300 or 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces research methods for the field of anthropology. It emphasizes familiarization with specific observational research methods and the practical application of these methods in a contemporary setting. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

W06:00PM-09:10PMLECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 22319030Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 341    Introduction to Linguistics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course serves as a foundation for understanding language from an anthropological perspective. It addresses such core questions as how, what, when, where, why, and with whom humans communicate. The course topics are formed along three core areas: (1) structural linguistics, which include phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics; (2) historical linguistics, which include language origin and evolution, structural change, and language genetics; and (3) sociocultural linguistics, which include child and adult language acquisition, and cultural and psychological constraints within the context of linguistic ethnography. (C-ID ANTH 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECF.AraujoARC MAIN DaviesHall 20011178Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 495    Independent Studies in Anthropology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABK.Worley TBA TBA12783Textbook

Art (ART)


ART 300    Drawing and Composition I    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces observational drawing and composition. Development of the ability to perceive and define shape, contour, volume, space, and value using a variety of drawing media and subject matter is emphasized. It focuses on the clarity of observational skills and the ability to translate three-dimensional form and space into two-dimensional drawings. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10112266Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10119752Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10111011Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BarelaARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110176Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.BarelaARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 51011120Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 510
MW02:00PM-02:50PMLECD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas N20111282Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas N201
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812490Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas/Ik D128
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812679Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas/Ik D128

ART 302    Drawing and Composition II    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course further develops the skills and concepts introduced in ART 300. Relationships between formal elements such as line, shape, color, texture, value, perspective, and spatial relationships are covered. Emphasis is placed on creative use of materials. It also includes critiques of student, historical, and contemporary works of art. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 205)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECJ.BertinusonARC MAIN FineArts 51010178Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABJ.BertinusonARC MAIN FineArts 510

ART 304    Figure Drawing I    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces and explores the human structure based on the history and traditions of the human figure in art. Skills are developed by critically analyzing, drawing, and composing the undraped figure in a representational manner from direct observation. A variety of media are introduced in the exploration of the human form. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 51010180Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 510

ART 312    Portrait Drawing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ART 304
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the study of the human image in portraiture. Emphasis is on developing the skills needed to portray specific individuals rather than a generalized image of people. Included are the history and traditions of portraiture, the use of color media, and the development of personal style. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 51018928Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 510

ART 320    Design: Fundamentals    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 310
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on the fundamentals of design, establishing a foundation for intermediate and advanced art courses as well as developing a visual and verbal vocabulary essential to understanding and appreciating art and design esthetics. Design principles are applied through a series of studio projects that are derived from the study of both historical schools of art as well as contemporary theory. The elements of line, shape, form, spatial relationships, value and color are analyzed in concert with their use by artists throughout history. Projects utilize a wide range of tools, media, and presentation techniques. This course is not open to students who have completed ARTNM 310. (C-ID ARTS 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 50419756Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 504
MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 50410184Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 504
TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110835Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
Th06:00PM-07:50PMLECV.ConstantinoARC MAIN FineArts 50412713Textbook
TBATBALABV.ConstantinoARC MAIN Online
The above hybrid class (12713) meets in a traditional classroom on Thursdays. This is a Hybrid Class which means that instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours. The class uses traditional media with online activities. The online activities will be taught using Canvas, you may log in at at href='https://Canvas.losrios.edu'>https://Canvas.losrios.edu

Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html.


ART 323    Design: Color Theory    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course studies the principles, theories, and application of additive and subtractive color in two dimensions. Included is the use of color systems found in major historical and contemporary artistic styles. A portfolio of design projects in applied color systems is required. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 270)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110478Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 327    Painting I    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 300 or 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces basic techniques and materials of painting. It includes the survey of historical and contemporary development of painting with emphasis on perceptual and technical skills, such as, color theory, paint mixing and technique, and creative responses to materials and subject matter. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50410188Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 328    Painting II    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 327 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course expands on the basic painting techniques and materials introduced in ART 327. It encourages the development of artistic style and general and specific criticism found in the history of painting. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50410190Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 329    Painting III    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 327 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course further develops the skills and concepts introduced in ART 327. Included is the survey of historical and contemporary styles in painting as this pertains to the development of individual style and self expression. Topics may include; post-modern expression, such as image and text; mixed-media; and combining varied styles and techniques within a single artwork. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50412507Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 336    Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 300 or 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces painting with aqueous media and techniques, including watercolor, gouache, and acrylic. It emphasizes historical and contemporary development, technical skill, color relationship(s), and self-expression using aqueous media in painting. Different artists and topics are covered each semester. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10112947Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 337    Intermediate Watercolor Painting    3 Units

Course Family:
Painting
Prerequisite: ART 336 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course continues the study of the aqueous medium in painting begun in ART 336. More complex methods, concepts, varying approaches, and techniques using the aqueous medium are developed. Personal style is emphasized. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10119754Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 370    Three Dimensional Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This foundation course covers an analysis of historical and contemporary designs, primarily concerned with the visual dialogue between form and space, with focus on visual sensitivity for three-dimensional composition. Line, plane, and volume are utilized to construct 3-D forms using a variety of materials which may include but is not limited to clay, metal, wood, fibers, mixed media, plaster, and paper. (C-ID ARTS 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50110186Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50113030Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

ART 372    Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in sculpture. It covers expressive use of form, color, and various sculptural methods, such as additive and subtractive media using clay and plaster, and constructive media like wood and steel; found objects and other materials may also be explored. This course utilizes a problem-solving format in order to develop knowledge of technical process, formal vocabulary, and individual expression. Both historical and contemporary approaches in developing form and content are included. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50113277Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

ART 375    Figure Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Figure Studies
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 304
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces figure sculpture, using the live undraped model as reference. Concepts of human anatomy are emphasized through the use of quick gestural studies and sustained sculptural projects. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 51010200Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 510

ART 376    Functional Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the hands-on basics of metal forming, design principles and materials used for sculpture, and functional art forms with emphasis on the use of the anvil and the gas forge. Topics include hand forging metal techniques, furniture and sculpture design, finishing processes, and the use of patinas.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50112882Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a beginning ceramics class in hand building and throwing techniques. Elementary clay construction including pinch pot, coil, slab, and slump molds are covered as well as an introduction to the potter's wheel. Different methods of glazing and firing are studied. The history and theory of ceramics are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50212727Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
F09:00AM-11:05AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50219759Textbook
F11:15AM-02:40PMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210192Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210194Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502

ART 391    Intermediate Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: ART 390 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intermediate course in wheel-throwing and sculpture techniques. It explores the technical and creative processes of ceramic pottery making and sculpture including surface treatment and various firing processes. Focus is placed on an in-depth examination of contemporary ceramics. Different artists, techniques, and projects are explored each semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210821Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502

ART 397    Alternative Firing Processes in Ceramics    3 Units

Course Family:
Ceramics-Hybrid
Prerequisite: ART 390 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers alternative firing processes in ceramics which include raku, wood, soda, saggar, sawdust, and pit firing. Ceramics is explored through hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques. Glaze formulation for the firing processes is included. Emphasis is placed on in-depth examinations of the history of kilns and firing techniques. Different firing processes are explored each semester. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50218931Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502

ART 420    Film Making    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves completing a series of short, individual and/or group projects, focusing on various methods and techniques that can be used to create films/videos which are visually sophisticated and conceptually interesting. Work by contemporary and historically-significant filmmakers is also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

Th05:00PM-05:50PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN Raef 16010196Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:10PMLABT.BrozovichARC MAIN Raef 160

ART 442    Introduction to Art Gallery Operations    2 Units

Course Family:
Gallery Management
Prerequisite: Successful completion of two studio courses from ART, ARTNM, ARTPH.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces gallery operations to art students. It involves hands-on experience in curating, planning, and installing exhibitions. A portion of this course is offered in a TBA component of 16-30 hours which may include work as a gallery attendant or gallery docent. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.Wood TBA TBA10198Textbook
T05:00PM-05:50PMLABP.Wood TBA TBA
TBATBALABP.Wood TBA TBA
2.3 hours TBA per week including some mandatory field trips. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
This class will meet in Fine Arts 504.


ART 443    Art Gallery Operations    3 Units

Course Family:
Gallery Management
Prerequisite: ART 442 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course continues students' experiences in gallery operations, including handling artwork; installing art exhibits; interacting with artists, patrons, and the public; planning and curating; inventory and maintenance of artwork; and gallery and student outreach. A portion of this course is offered in a TBA component of 16-30 hours which may include work experience as a gallery attendant or docent. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 50413286Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 504
This class includes some mandatory field trips. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ART 445    Art Gallery Operations    3 Units

Course Family:
Gallery Management
Prerequisite: ART 443 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course continues students' experiences in gallery operations. It provides additional exposure to gallery operations, including planning and installing exhibitions, lighting techniques, assistance in maintaining a permanent art collection, introduction to conservation techniques, participation in staffing and docent activities, gallery and student outreach programs, and assistance with additional on- and off-campus exhibitions. A portion of this course is offered in a TBA component of 16-30 hours which may include work experience as a gallery attendant or docent. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 50413032Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 504
This class includes some mandatory field trips. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ART 495    Independent Studies in Art    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABJ.Hooker TBA TBA12600Textbook
TBATBALABS.Mattson TBA TBA20311Textbook

ART 498    Work Experience in Art    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2017)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to art with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Art Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of art. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA13219Textbook
TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA13219Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 2 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-07:20PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Lib Arts 12613218Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13218Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 16-Dec 09

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13222Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13222Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 21 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 9 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Art History (ARTH)


ARTH 300    Introduction to Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the history and analysis of the visual arts, including drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, and additional media. It offers a foundation for understanding art. Field trips to art galleries or museums may be required. (C-ID ARTH 100)

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 19-Dec 16
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

W07:45PM-09:20PMLECA.TitusOff Campus Natomas N20111518Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa12:40PM-05:00PMLECA.TitusOff Campus Natomas N20111518Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN Raef 16110553Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN Raef 16010557Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN Raef 16010558Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN Raef 16010559Textbook
TTh05:00PM-06:20PMLECM.LeonardOff Campus Natomas N10111601Textbook

ARTH 302    Art: Stone Age Through the Middle Ages    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320, ESLL 320, and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the architecture, sculpture, and painting of the ancient Near East and Europe from the Stone Age through the Middle Ages. Art works of each period are discussed and related to respective cultures. Field trips and/or individual visitation to art galleries and museums are required. (C-ID ARTH 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALECD.LuiARC MAIN Online 11237Textbook
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at href="https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html">https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
This class will be taught using D2L, you may login at http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Distance_Education/D2L_Canvas_Login.htm.


ARTH 308    Renaissance Tradition in Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of painting, sculpture, and architecture of European and U.S. cultures from the 14th century early Renaissance to the mid-19th century. Outstanding art works of each major period are discussed, analyzed, and placed within historical context. A field trip to an art museum or art gallery may be required. (Part of C-ID ARTH 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECR.ArnfeldARC MAIN Raef 16119751Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.ArnfeldARC MAIN Raef 16111162Textbook

ARTH 310    Modern Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st century art forms including painting, sculpture, and architecture in Europe and America. Styles discussed include Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, and the major movements of the 20th century. Post-Modern art is also discussed. A field trip to an art museum or art gallery may be required. (C-ID ARTH 150; Part of C-ID ARTH 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.ArnfeldARC MAIN Raef 16111086Textbook

ARTH 322    Art History of the Non-Western World    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a survey of art history throughout the Non-Western world. It covers the architecture, sculpture, and painting of the peoples of India, Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Arctic, Australia, and Oceania. The time period spans from the Stone Age to the 18th century. Field trips and/or individual visits to art galleries and museums are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.LuiARC MAIN Raef 16110552Textbook

ARTH 333    Introduction to Islamic Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the art and culture of the Middle East. It focuses on Islamic art and architecture and provides fundamental information on the formation of Islamic art, its history, and philosophy. It includes visual examples from Arabic, Persian, and Indian cultures.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALECS.MirmobinyARC MAIN Online 13456Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Tuesday, Aug.23    03:00PM-04:00PM    LRC 104


ARTH 334    International Contemporary Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a worldwide survey of trends in art, including painting, sculpture, and architecture since 1980, with an emphasis on the diversity of contemporary global cultures. New art mediums, such as video, computer, street art, and performance art are highlighted. This course focuses on social and political commentary in art. A field trip to a local art exhibition may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.ArnfeldARC MAIN Raef 16018933Textbook

Art New Media (ARTNM)


ARTNM 302    Digital Basics for Art New Media    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the digital environment for Art New Media. Topics include operating system(s), digital vocabulary, scanning, saving, and file formats. Distinctions between vector, bitmap, and page layout applications are made using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

Th06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.RochfordOff Campus Natomas N10319004Textbook
Th07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.RochfordOff Campus Natomas N103

ARTNM 303    Graphic Design: Typography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Graphic design is the art of visual communication and this course introduces the tools and concepts of visual thinking, with an emphasis on the potential of typography as an effective communications tool. Historical overviews, portfolio development and client presentation paired with the terminology and visual language of design are applied through the creation and evaluation of individual projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

M05:15PM-06:05PMLECC.MartinezOff Campus Natomas N20113060Textbook
W05:15PM-06:05PMLECC.MartinezOff Campus Natomas N20213060Textbook
M06:15PM-07:35PMLABC.MartinezOff Campus Natomas N201
W06:15PM-07:35PMLABC.MartinezOff Campus Natomas N202

ARTNM 305    History of Graphic Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the history of visual communications as developed by ancient cultures through the present with an emphasis on commercial design, illustration, typographic development and technological invention. It includes modern graphic design movements of the 20th century through the expansive media innovations of today. An analysis of design from a wide range of sources and cultures is a primary focus.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECS.MehalloARC MAIN Raef 16113288Textbook
M06:00PM-09:10PMLECS.MehalloOff Campus Natomas N20319006Textbook

ARTNM 322    Beginning Digital Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2015)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This introductory digital art course focuses on digital media processes, including software and hardware tools that facilitate creative visual and conceptual approaches to digital art making. A wide range of digital imaging techniques are explored, and time-based processes are introduced, leading to the creation of digital images, animations/videos, and mixed media objects. The course also explores artists' uses of new technologies in contemporary art-making practices. A vocabulary of new media terms and practices is developed through discussions and critiques.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW04:30PM-05:20PMLECK.HendricksonARC MAIN Lib Arts 12718940Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABK.HendricksonARC MAIN Lib Arts 127

ARTNM 324    Digital Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process; and ART 300 or 320 and ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to fundamental design principles using the basic tools of Adobe Illustrator. Design skills and the tools of the software application are applied to produce individual portfolio quality projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Adobe Illustrator CC

TBATBALECK.HendricksonARC MAIN Online 10754Textbook
TBATBALABK.HendricksonARC MAIN Online
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html. This class will be taught using D2L, you may login at https://d2l.losrios.edu/.

Adobe Illustrator CC
TBATBALECC.MartinezARC MAIN Online 11087Textbook
TBATBALABC.MartinezARC MAIN Online
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html. This class will be taught using D2L, you may login at https://d2l.losrios.edu/.


ARTNM 328    Beginning Digital Photo Imagery    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to computer-based photographic imaging with emphasis on utilizing cutting edge digital imaging tools to realize design objects. Basic operating principles of Adobe Photoshop are covered. Topics include scanning, basic photo correction, selections, layer basics, adjustment layers, basic masking and channels, typography, vector drawings, and compositing. Design fundamentals are discussed. Topics include positive and negative space relationship, unity, balance, and basic color theory. Concept development is also introduced.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Adobe Photoshop CC

F09:00AM-11:05AMLECC.MartinezARC MAIN Lib Arts 12710480Textbook
F11:10AM-02:25PMLABC.MartinezARC MAIN Lib Arts 127
Adobe Photoshop CC
TBATBALECC.MartinezARC MAIN Online 12045Textbook
TBATBALABC.MartinezARC MAIN Online
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html This class will be taught using D2L, you may login at https://d2l.losrios.edu/.


ARTNM 359    College Magazine: Design and Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 302, 324, 328, 352, or 354
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in the design and production of ARC's college magazine, the American River Review, for national competitions sponsored by organizations such as the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the Associated Collegiate Press. The course focuses on the graphic design, digital production, and printing of a literary and fine art magazine as well as the publicity, marketing, fund-raising, and distribution of the magazine. It provides the design staff a collaborative experience with the editorial staff taught by the English Department. It may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh02:00PM-02:50PMLECC.MartinezARC MAIN Lib Arts 12710966Textbook
TTh02:00PM-02:50PMLECJ.RochfordARC MAIN Lib Arts 12710966Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABC.MartinezARC MAIN Lib Arts 127
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABJ.RochfordARC MAIN Lib Arts 127

ARTNM 372    Character Design    3 Units

Same As: ART 317
Prerequisite: ART 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ART 304 and ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the visual development of characters including anatomical structure, environment, social and psychological concerns, and costume. Both digital and traditional media are applied. This course covers the graphical development of characters for animation, games, comics, graphic novels, children's books, and illustrated novels.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECB.NelsenARC MAIN Lib Arts 12711413Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABB.NelsenARC MAIN Lib Arts 127

ARTNM 373    Storyboarding    3 Units

Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ARTNM 372 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the storyboarding process for a range of industries, from film and game entertainment to the industrial and medical industries. It includes creating artwork for the visual interpretation of scripts and provided concepts, as well as developing original ideas. In addition, conceptual exercises, drawing practice, and the use of cinematic rules used in the industry are covered. Topics also include scale and camera angle, camera movement, character staging, composition, basic editing processes, creating animatics, and story reels.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW11:30AM-12:20PMLECM.StoehrARC MAIN Lib Arts 12713410Textbook
MW12:30PM-01:50PMLABM.StoehrARC MAIN Lib Arts 127

ARTNM 401    Introduction to Web Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 303, 310, 324, and 328
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces technical and conceptual aspects of creating interactive visual media for screen-based delivery. It concentrates on designing standards-based web sites and applying standardized best practices to web design. The course introduces the basics of layout for visual communication by tightly integrating the design concepts with technical execution in a web environment. Industry-standard authoring tools are applied. Meaning and validity of interactivity are closely examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
DrmWvr/ImgRdy/PhotShp CC

TBATBALECW.MeadARC MAIN Online 13289Textbook
TBATBALABW.MeadARC MAIN Online

ARTNM 405    Digital 2D Animation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides techniques for using the traditional principles of animation with industry-standard software. Topics include animating a bouncing ball, ball with a tail, ball with legs, full body bipedal, and a face synchronized to audio. Character animation topics involve locomotion, such as walking and jumping, using the traditional principles. Technical issues, such as frame-by-frame animation (cell animation), rotoscoping, interpolated or f-curve animation, are discussed and applied. Projects can be published on the Web, CD-Rom, DVD, and video.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Adobe Flash CC/TVPaint 11

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECM.StoehrARC MAIN Lib Arts 12712043Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABM.StoehrARC MAIN Lib Arts 127

ARTNM 420    Introduction to 3D Modeling    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 320, ART 370, ARTNM 302, ARTNM 310, or ARTNM 370
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces computer-generated three-dimensional, or CG 3D, modeling using industry standard software. The primary focus of this course is modeling using polygons, surfaces, and curves to produce quality demo reel renders of the models. Objects range from simplistic primitive shapes to sophisticated models of animals and plants. Software application tools, such as Autodesk Maya and Pixologic Zbrush, are applied to produce content for use in 3D printing, film, game, fine art, broadcast, medical and industrial animation, and more.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Autodesk Maya 2017

TTh11:30AM-12:20PMLECM.StoehrARC MAIN Lib Arts 12711920Textbook
TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLABM.StoehrARC MAIN Lib Arts 127

ARTNM 423    3D Texturing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ARTNM 328, ARTPH 300, and ARTPH 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides texturing techniques, or image mapping, using industry standard software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Pixologic Zbrush, and Autodesk Maya. Topics include photo-manipulation, unwrapping and painting hard-surface and sub-division surface models and creating a texture library. Environment and character-texture maps are created using image-mapping techniques.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Autodesk Maya 2017

F04:30PM-06:35PMLECM.StoehrARC MAIN Lib Arts 12718936Textbook
F06:45PM-10:10PMLABM.StoehrARC MAIN Lib Arts 127

ARTNM 495    Independent Studies in Art New Media    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABM.Stoehr TBA TBA12441Textbook

ARTNM 498    Work Experience in Art New Media    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to art new media with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Art New Media Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of art new media. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA11422Textbook
TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA11422Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 2 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-07:20PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Lib Arts 12611423Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11423Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 16-Dec 09

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11426Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11426Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 21 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 9 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Art Photography (ARTPH)


ARTPH 300    Basic Art Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines the formal and technical aspects of 35mm film photography. Topics include critiques of major movements in the history of photography and contemporary silver-gelatin process artists. A problem-solving approach is utilized to explore compositional ideas. Camera operation, black and white film developing, and silver-gelatin printmaking are covered. Digital photography file management and editing concepts are introduced through film scans. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) camera as well as darkroom and portfolio supplies are required. Processing chemicals are provided. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 260)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW01:30PM-02:20PMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50811227Textbook
MW02:30PM-03:50PMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508
TTh08:00AM-08:50AMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50811642Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508
MW10:30AM-11:20AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50811229Textbook
MW11:30AM-12:50PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 302     Black and White Silver Gelatin Photography Lab    1 Unit

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ARTPH 300 or 340
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers additional lab hours to more fully develop creative vision and technical skills in black and white silver gelatin photography. It also allows alternative process photographers additional lab hours for development of film and digital negatives. It provides additional assistance in assignments and portfolio development for ARTPH 300 and ARTPH 340.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-09:35PMLABC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 50812950Textbook

ARTPH 305    Digital Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better. ARTNM 302 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2014)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a course in basic digital photography. Topics include digital camera functions, exposure systems using f-stop and shutter speed combinations, digital shooting practices, photographic composition and aesthetics, editing tools and software, and print portfolio development. It also includes issues in contemporary photography and the history of photography. Digital cameras with adjustable f-stops and shutter speeds, camera memory cards, and re-writable memory devices are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh01:30PM-02:20PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50811801Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 508
MW04:00PM-04:50PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50811235Textbook
MW05:00PM-06:20PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 508
TTh04:00PM-04:50PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50812268Textbook
TTh05:00PM-06:20PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 306    Photography Lab: Digital Editing    1 Unit

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ARTPH 305, 310, 322, or 360
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers additional lab hours to more fully develop creative vision and technical skills in digital image editing, processing, and printing. It provides additional assistance in assignments and portfolio development in ARTPH 305, ARTPH 310, ARTPH 322, and ARTPH 360.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-09:35PMLABC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 50812951Textbook

ARTPH 310    Intermediate Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 300 or 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the technical control of black and white photographic materials and equipment. Professional camera techniques and the creative aspects of photography are emphasized. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) or digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera or digital camera with manual options is required. Darkroom and portfolio supplies are also required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh10:30AM-11:20AMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50811231Textbook
TTh11:30AM-12:50PMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 322    Color Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 300 or 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the aesthetic aspects of color photography involving camera and digital techniques emphasizing uniqueness of expression. It includes a continuing exploration of form and composition, lighting and exposure, film characteristics and scanning, digital capture and editing, with emphasis on color photography as an art form. Color correction, color management, work flow and other digital concepts are included. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) or digital camera with manual options as well as memory devices and portfolio supplies are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW08:00AM-08:50AMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50811726Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 360    Studio Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 300 or 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study in studio lighting techniques used in photography. Topics include lighting ratios, correct exposure using an electronic flash and metering, basic portraiture, choice of lighting equipment and modifiers, white balance adjustments, and color temperature. It also includes study of the history of studio photography. Black and white, color, and digital processes are included. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) or digital camera (dSLR) with manual options, lighting sync port, as well as darkroom or digital and portfolio supplies are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

F10:00AM-12:05PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN FineArts 50811233Textbook
F12:15PM-03:40PMLABT.BrozovichARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 361    Photography Lab: Studio Lighting    1 Unit

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ARTPH 360 or 370
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers additional lab hours to more fully develop creative vision and technical skills in studio lighting and large format photography. It provides additional assistance in assignments and portfolio development for ARTPH 360 and ARTPH 370.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-09:35PMLABC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 50812952Textbook

ARTPH 375    Freelance Photography Careers    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with grade of "C" or better; OR ESLL 320 or ESLW 320 with grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers careers in freelance photography including commercial photography, journalism, and fine art photography. It introduces the basic elements of implementing photography project plans, including necessary permits, aesthetic style choices, marketing, photography pricing, and portfolio presentations. Preparing, presenting, and implementing freelance photography career plans are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:00PM-07:50PMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50818930Textbook
MW07:00PM-07:50PMLECW.McIntyreARC MAIN FineArts 50818930Textbook

ARTPH 376    Photography Lab: Portfolio Development    1 Unit

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ARTPH 300, ARTPH 305, ARTPH 310, ARTPH 320, ARTPH 340, ARTPH 350, ARTPH 360, ARTPH 370, ARTPH 375, or ARTPH 495
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers additional lab hours to more fully develop creative vision and technical skills. It provides additional assistance in assignments and portfolio development.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-09:35PMLABC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 50811803Textbook

ARTPH 498    Work Experience in Art Photography    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2017)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to art with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Art Photography Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of art photography. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are also required to attend a weekly orientation, the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA19059Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 2 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-07:20PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Lib Arts 12619058Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA19058Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 16-Dec 09

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA19062Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA19062Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 21 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 9 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

ASL-Deaf Culture & ASL Studies (DEAF)


DEAF 310    American Sign Language I    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the first course in a series of five courses in American Sign Language (ASL). The instructional activities are based on an immersion approach, in which the learners develop language competency in source and target language. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. Topics include grammatical features such as adjective descriptors, differentiation between cardinal/ordinal numbers, contrastive structure, temporal aspect markers and temporal sequencing, conversational skills, narrative skills, and discussions with peers. This course is formerly known as SILA 305.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECR.GerlisARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712760Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECC.CabralARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712760Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECS.HimmelmannARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712760Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

TTh09:45AM-11:50AMLECG.BensonARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712761Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECG.BensonARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712763Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECK.ThatenARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712762Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

MW03:00PM-05:05PMLECC.CabralARC MAIN DaviesHall 20012764Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

TTh03:00PM-05:05PMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712765Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

TTh03:00PM-05:05PMLECG.BensonARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712765Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

TTh03:00PM-05:05PMLECS.HimmelmannARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712765Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

TTh05:30PM-07:35PMLECC.BellaARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712766Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

TTh05:30PM-07:35PMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712766Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

MW06:00PM-08:05PMLECC.HillenbrandARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212767Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.


DEAF 312    American Sign Language II    4 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 310 or SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 AND ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the second in a series of five courses in American Sign Language (ASL). The emphasis is on nonverbal communication. Topics include grammatical features such as adjective descriptors, differentiation between cardinal/ordinal numbers, contrastive structure, temporal aspect markers and temporal sequencing, conversational skills, narrative skills, and discussions with peers. This course is formerly known as SILA 306.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW10:15AM-12:20PMLECR.GerlisARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712768Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

MW10:15AM-12:20PMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712768Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

MW10:15AM-12:20PMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712768Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

MW10:15AM-12:20PMLECS.HimmelmannARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712768Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECC.CabralARC MAIN DaviesHall 11412769Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

TTh03:00PM-05:05PMLECC.HillenbrandARC MAIN DaviesHall 11412770Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.


DEAF 314    American Sign Language III    4 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 312 or SILA 306 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2015); CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the third in a series of five courses in American Sign Language. It emphasizes expressive and receptive nonverbal communication skills between signers who have preliminary American Sign Language syntactical and lexical skills. It provides an understanding of deaf cultural processes by identifying behaviors and norms from activities assigned in the class. It also includes dialogs that involve asking, empathizing, negotiating and agreeing or disagreeing. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. This course is formerly known as SILA 315.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212771Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECC.HillenbrandARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212771Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

MW03:30PM-05:35PMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712772Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

MW03:30PM-05:35PMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712772Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


DEAF 316    American Sign Language IV    4 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 314 or SILA 315 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; or ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2015); CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the fourth in a series of five courses in American Sign Language (ASL). It emphasizes expressive communication skills that involve locating and signing interesting facts, making major life decisions, discussing health conditions, and using money. It incorporates information and activities previously learned about Deaf culture into these narratives. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. This course is formerly known as SILA 316.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212773Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


DEAF 318    American Sign Language V    4 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 316 or SILA 316 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the last course in a series of five courses in American Sign Language (ASL). It prepares for the effective communication with Deaf people. It emphasizes expressive communication skills that involve narrating unforgettable moments, telling about accidents, and storytelling. It incorporates information and activities previously learned about Deaf culture into these narratives. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. This course is formerly known as SILA 318.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh01:10PM-03:15PMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN Lib Arts 12012775Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


DEAF 320    Fingerspelling, Classifiers and Numbers    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 310 or SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides hands-on experiences with fingerspelling, classifiers and American Sign Language (ASL) numbers. Topics include expressive and receptive fingerspelling, classifiers, and ASL numbers techniques. This laboratory course enables ASL learners to develop, expand, and reinforce hands-on experiences with fingerspelling, classifiers, and ASL numbers skills while working independently, in small groups, and with media such as DVDs and recorded video clips in ASL that incorporate fingerspelling. Coursework includes study topics integrated with expressive and receptive fingerspelling, classifiers, and ASL numbers techniques. Students may register until the sixth week of the semester. This course may be taken up to two times, for a total of 1.0 unit, using different topics. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.GoughARC MAIN Lib Arts 12019558Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABC.HillenbrandARC MAIN Lib Arts 12019558Textbook

DEAF 351    Introduction to American Deaf Culture     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of four institutions which have critical impact on the psycho-social development of Deaf people: family, education, work, and society. It provides awareness and sensitivity to the unique challenges of deafhood and how they influence personal-social and communication competencies of the Deaf person. Selected visits to community events may be required. This course is formerly known as SILA 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212776Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.ThatenARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212776Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.
The prerequisite of DEAF 300 will not be enforced.


DEAF 370    Linguistics of American Sign Language    3 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 316 or SILA 316 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a foundation in American Sign Language (ASL) linguistics. Topics include theoretical knowledge and practical application of phonology, morphology, syntax, and sociolinguistics aspects of ASL usage. This course is formerly known as SILA 317.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:30PM-04:50PMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212777Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


DEAF 390    Introduction to the Interpreting Profession     .5 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 310 or SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces general information about the field of American Sign Language (ASL)/English interpretation. Topics include regulations, certification and educational requirements, fundamental and requisite skills, the Code of Professional Conduct, and pay scale and job opportunities in the field of ASL/English interpretation. An overview of the Interpreter Preparation Program at American River College and hands-on experiences are incorporated. Pass/No Pass only. This course is formerly known as SILA 362.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 26-Aug 26

Sa08:00AM-05:40PMLECE.McCaffreyARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212888Textbook

DEAF 495    Independent Studies in Deaf Culture and American Sign Language Studies    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABJ.Birchall TBA TBA13599Textbook

ASL-English Interpreter Prep (INTRP)


INTRP 300    Ethics and Professional Standards of Interpreting    3 Units

Prerequisite: INTRP 303 and 305 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an exploration of personal ethics and values, the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct, and interpersonal relations as they relate to professional and ethical decision-making. Emphasis is on professional integrity, managing personal and professional behaviors, and conflict resolution for interpreters.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECK.ThatenARC MAIN DaviesHall 10211380Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 301    American Sign Language Discourse    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Interpreter Preparation Program through a pre-enrollment application and interview/screening process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a foundation in American Sign Language (ASL) discourse and an introduction to translation with a focus on appropriate cultural norms used during interactions. Topics include conversational signals, prosodic features, register variation, message analysis, message transfer and translation. This course is formerly known as SILA 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

M04:30PM-05:50PMLECC.HillenbrandARC MAIN Lib Arts 12012439Textbook
W04:30PM-05:50PMLECC.HillenbrandARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212439Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 303    Orientation to the Interpreting Profession    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Interpreter Preparation Program through a pre-enrollment application and interview/screening process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a working knowledge of the interpreting profession. Topics include the history of the interpreting field, personal and professional demands, laws and regulations, certification and evaluation standards, extra linguistic knowledge and the employment environment. Career-long learning, self-awareness, and intrapersonal and interpersonal skills are explored during this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECE.McCaffreyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20411327Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 320    Simultaneous Interpreting    4 Units

Prerequisite: INTRP 305 and 307 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: SILA 330 and 332
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course provides intermediate knowledge and skill development in the area of simultaneous interpreting. Both American Sign Language (ASL) to English and English to ASL interpreting skills are incorporated. Topics include an application of the interpreting process, a focus on analytical and composition skills, incorporation of cultural considerations, and team interpreting.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

M04:30PM-06:35PMLECE.McCaffreyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20411078Textbook
W04:30PM-06:35PMLECE.McCaffreyARC MAIN Lib Arts 12011078Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 334    Introduction to Medical Interpreting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 305 and 307 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course is an introduction to interpreting in the medical setting. Logistics, role and ethics, the impact of culture and language use are considered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECB.AyresARC MAIN DaviesHall 22710670Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 336    Introduction to Performing Arts Interpreting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 305 and 307 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to interpreting in the performing arts setting. Character development, the function of space in American Sign Language (ASL), environmental considerations, team collaboration, and interpretation are considered.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECT.BrennanARC MAIN DaviesHall 20010671Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 340    Introduction to Video Relay and Telephone Interpreting    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 305 and 307 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to video relay and telephone interpreting. Environmental considerations, vocabulary development, resource building, video relay and telephone processes, etiquette, and ethics are considered.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 09-Sep 09

Sa08:00AM-05:40PMLECJ.MartinezARC MAIN Lib Arts 12010672Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 342    Introduction to Religious Interpreting    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 305 and 307 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to interpreting in the religious setting. Environmental considerations, vocabulary development, resource building, introductory knowledge, and ethics are covered.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 11-Nov 11

Sa08:00AM-05:40PMLECR.CrossleyARC MAIN Lib Arts 12010673Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 344    Introduction to Working with a Certified Deaf Interpreter    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 305 and 307 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to interpreting while working with a certified Deaf interpreter (CDI). Topics include: language and communication variation; specialized skills of the CDI; explanation of the role, function, and process of Deaf/hearing teams; and an introduction to the conjoint work involved in the collaborative interpreting process.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 02-Dec 02

Sa08:00AM-05:40PMLECC.HillenbrandARC MAIN Lib Arts 12011381Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 349    Signing for Dependency Situations    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the signs used by Deaf people related to sex, alcohol, and drug abuse. Resources available to Deaf people including Deaf Hope, Deaf Safe, and sobriety meetings are covered. Methods for interpreting these resources are covered.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 14-Oct 14

Sa08:00AM-05:40PMLECC.HillenbrandARC MAIN Lib Arts 12011328Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


INTRP 352    Mock Interpreting I    1 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 305 and 307 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an opportunity to interpret for live or taped presenters in class. Focus is on application of text analysis, assignment preparation, team interpreting, and information processing.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECC.GallonARC MAIN DaviesHall 22711326Textbook
Deaf event requirement with a fee of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

Astronomy (ASTR)


ASTR 300    Introduction to Astronomy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100, 104 or 132 with a grade of C or better, AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers topics in modern planetary and stellar astronomy, such as dwarf, jovian, terrestrial, and extrasolar planets and the life cycle of stars, black holes, and supernovae. It also includes topics on cosmology and galactic astronomy, such as dark matter, dark energy, the Big Bang, and the expansion of the Universe.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.HernandezARC MAIN Tech Ed 30510783Textbook
TTh04:50PM-06:10PMLECP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 30613126Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLECP.AfonsoOff Campus Natomas N20211602Textbook
TBATBALECS.YoungARC MAIN Online 11010Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ASTR 320    Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100, 104 or 132 with a grade of C or better, AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the nature and evolution of stars, galaxies, and the Universe. Topics include the history of astronomy, the tools of astronomy, star classification, stellar evolution, neutron stars, black holes, and the Big Bang. Emphasis is placed on how astronomers gain and refine their knowledge of the Universe and interpret the latest results of space exploration.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 30511822Textbook

ASTR 330    Introduction to Astrobiology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100, 104 or 132 with a grade of C or better, AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the possibilities of life beyond Earth and what can we learn from terrestrial life forms surviving in extreme conditions. Topics include the origin, biology, and evolution of life on Earth, habitability and interior energy sources of Earth and other planets in the solar system, the likelihood of life existing on other planets or moons within our solar system, attempts to locate life within our solar system, and attempts to communicate with intelligent life in other parts of the galaxy.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 31211619Textbook

ASTR 481    Honors Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology    4 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
Advisory: MATH 100, 104, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This seminar-style course is an in-depth introduction to astronomy, focusing on stars, galaxies, and cosmology. It approaches current topics in astronomy through class discussion and laboratory activities, with an emphasis on critical thinking, problem-solving techniques, and conceptual reasoning.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 30513127Textbook
M07:00PM-10:05PMLABP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 305

ASTR 495    Independent Studies in Astronomy    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABP.Afonso TBA TBA12440Textbook
TBATBALABP.Afonso TBA TBA20725Textbook
TBATBALABP.Afonso TBA TBA20726Textbook
TBATBALABP.Afonso TBA TBA20727Textbook

Automotive Technology (AT)


AT 100    Technical Basics for the Automotive Professional    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course presents theoretical and practical training for entry-level automotive technicians. It presents basic automotive diagnosis and service procedures used in automotive shops. Projects performed in an automotive shop environment provide hands-on experience with industry shop tools. Shop service operations which meet Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards including safety, electrical, and other general automotive procedures are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECJ.KeithARC MAIN Tech Ed 33411174Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABJ.KeithARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

MTWTh01:00PM-03:15PMLECC.TsushimaARC MAIN Tech Ed 33413534Textbook
MTWTh01:00PM-03:15PMLECL.HaweARC MAIN Tech Ed 33413534Textbook
MTWTh03:25PM-05:40PMLABC.TsushimaARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B
MTWTh03:25PM-05:40PMLABL.HaweARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 33620267Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLABJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E
Sa08:00AM-11:10AMLECR.TusoARC MAIN Tech Ed 33611192Textbook
Sa11:20AM-02:30PMLABR.TusoARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.ClinciuARC MAIN Tech Ed 33511730Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABD.ClinciuARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECR.CarlisleARC MAIN Tech Ed 33612072Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABR.CarlisleARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

AT 105    Mathematics for Automotive Technology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers mathematics relative to the automotive trades. Course topics include the metric system, fraction, decimal equivalents, basic equations, ratio and proportion, gear ratio calculations, power, efficiency, and torque. This course is designed for Automotive Technology majors and covers all automotive-related mathematical areas from basic technician calculations to shop money management.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

M01:20PM-04:30PMLECC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 32619998Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.NorthARC MAIN Tech Ed 30311557Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLECD.NorthARC MAIN Tech Ed 32610432Textbook

AT 110    Automotive Brakes    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100 and 180
Advisory: AT 181 and 188
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the theory, design, adjustment, and repair or overhaul of brake systems and components. The proper operation of power and hand devices used in the servicing of brake systems and components is covered. This course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A5 standards.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 33411166Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

Sa07:30AM-10:40AMLECM.GunnARC MAIN Tech Ed 33413046Textbook
Sa10:50AM-02:00PMLABM.GunnARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECC.CarletonARC MAIN Tech Ed 33411061Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABC.CarletonARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A

AT 130    Manual Drive Trains and Axles    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100 and 180
Advisory: AT 181 and 188
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic principles of manual transmissions and transaxles and service. Topics include clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, drive line and shafts, differentials/limited slip differentials, and four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive. This course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standard A3.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

MTWTh01:00PM-03:15PMLECE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 33510722Textbook
MTWTh03:25PM-05:40PMLABE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333D

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333D10430Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333D

AT 140    Advanced Automotive Skill and Speed Development    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 110, 130, 311, 312, and 314
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers automotive component diagnosis and repair, including brakes, suspension, heating and air conditioning, engine, transmissions, and other areas in preparation for competing in the regional, state, and national Skills USA competition. This course may be taken up to four times with different competitions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

F07:30AM-10:45AMLECJ.McCormackARC MAIN Tech Ed 33411348Textbook
F10:55AM-02:10PMLABJ.McCormackARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A

AT 145    Automotive Exhaust System    4 Units

Prerequisite: AT 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the principles and service of exhaust systems, including pipe bending, cutting, welding, installation, repair, and inspection. This course offers preparation to students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE X1) exhaust systems test, which is required for the ASE Under-Car Specialist Certificate. Various welding techniques are covered during the semester.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

MTWTh01:00PM-03:15PMLECE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 33511530Textbook
MTWTh03:25PM-05:40PMLABE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A

AT 177    Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Emissions Update UT032    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AT 332 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course improves technicians' abilities to diagnose and repair emissions failures on complex computer-controlled vehicles.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 09-Sep 10

TBA12:00AM-12:00AMLECTBA TBA TBA13388Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 28-Oct 29

SaSu08:00AM-05:00PMLECR.CarlisleARC MAIN Tech Ed 33713389Textbook

AT 180    Automotive Data Acquisition    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills needed to adequately retrieve and apply automotive data, including on-line technical manuals and computerized shop management programs. Computer-based automotive service repair order generation is covered as well as usage and application currently utilized in many automotive repair facilities.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

W01:00PM-04:05PMLECJ.McCormackARC MAIN Tech Ed 32311286Textbook
TBATBALECJ.McCormackARC MAIN Online 11286Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.KeithARC MAIN Tech Ed 32310433Textbook



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

AT 189    Snap-On VERUS  Automotive Diagnostic Use and Operation    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the functionality and capability of Snap-On's VERUS to improve technicians' diagnostic expertise when working with on-board computer-related problems.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECB.FrenchARC MAIN Online 12408Textbook
W02:00PM-05:10PMLABB.FrenchARC MAIN Tech Ed 336
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


AT 298    Work Experience in Automotive Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AT 100; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to the automotive industry with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Automotive Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the automotive field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABN.McCormackARC MAIN Online 11363Textbook
Orientation:    Wednesday, August 23 12:10PM-1:00PM or 5:10PM-6:00PM     Rm 337
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


AT 311    Suspension and Steering Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100
Advisory: AT 181 and 188
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to advanced principles and service of suspension and steering systems, including alignment of equipment, alignment procedures, and the diagnosis and repair of suspension components. It meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A4 certification standards.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 33411330Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECJ.GutierrezARC MAIN Tech Ed 33410426Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABJ.GutierrezARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A

AT 313    Automatic Transmission and Transaxles    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100
Advisory: AT 181 and 188
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basics of automatic transmission and transaxle principles and service. Topics include hydraulic principles, diagnosis and service, power conversion, and automatic transmission operation. AT 313 and AT 317 together meet Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standard A2.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333D11332Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333D

AT 314    Automotive Engine Repair    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100 and 105
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles, operation, and diagnosis of automotive engines, including basic engine operation and construction, parts identification and location, engine dis-assembly procedures, engine diagnosis, engine repair and rebuilding procedures, and engine reassembly procedures. Completion of AT 314 and AT 332 meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A1 standards.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECL.HaweARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E19526Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABL.HaweARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECC.BradfordARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E10428Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABC.BradfordARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

AT 327    Introduction to Motorsports    4 Units

Prerequisite: AT 110, 130, and 311 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: AT 325, 330, and 333
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to motorsports through lecture, hands-on activities, and raceway experience. It discusses the operation of a race team, racing events, and race track operation. Course topics include the setup and modification of vehicle safety equipment, suspension, braking, and data acquisition systems. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECB.FrenchARC MAIN Tech Ed 33718981Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLABB.FrenchARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A

AT 330    Automotive Electrical Systems    6 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100, 105, and 180
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles, operation, and diagnosis of automotive electrical systems including fundamentals of electricity (DC), electrical circuits, battery operation, fundamentals of magnetism, charging systems, starting systems, and electrical schematics. Along with completion of AT 331, this course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification standards for the A6 Electrical Systems certification.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TThF06:00PM-07:20PMLECT.SchaumburgARC MAIN Tech Ed 33612451Textbook
TThF07:30PM-08:50PMLABT.SchaumburgARC MAIN Tech Ed 330B



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

AT 332    Engine Performance & Electronic Engine Controls    6 Units

Prerequisite: AT 331 and AT 333 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles, operation, and diagnosis of automotive engine performance systems including engine mechanics, ignition, fuel delivery, and electronic engine controls. It includes extensive troubleshooting, use of diagnostic test equipment, lab oscilloscopes, scantools, and emission analyzers. Along with completion of AT 333, this course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification standards for the A8 Engine Performance certification. This course is formerly known as AT 326.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 33718975Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TThF06:00PM-07:20PMLECC.TsushimaARC MAIN Tech Ed 33712780Textbook
TThF07:30PM-08:50PMLABC.TsushimaARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

AT 333    California State Smog Check Inspector Training    6 Units

Prerequisite: AT 314 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) certified Level 1 and Level 2 smog inspector training. Topics include smog check laws, rules and regulations; standards of practice; engine theory, design, and operation; emission control theory, design, identification, operation, and testing; smog inspection visual and functional testing procedures; and loaded mode emission testing. It is required for first-time licensed inspection technicians. Along with completion of AT 332, this course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification standards for the A8 Engine Performance certification. This course is formerly known as AT 323.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 33718979Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm

Auto Collision Technology (ACT)


ACT 100    Automotive Collision Basics    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basics of automotive collision repair of traditional, electric, and electric hybrid vehicles. Topics include use and disposal of hazardous materials; lighting, starting, and charging systems; and appropriate use and maintenance of tools and equipment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECM.StickelOff Campus Mather 00212191Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLABM.StickelOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655.


ACT 110    Component Repairs    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACT 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the technical principals and theories to perform limited and supervised repairs to collision-damaged vehicles. It covers how to safely remove, inspect, replace, and align bolt-on body components per vehicle manufacturers' specifications. It covers protection of mechanical and electrical systems, removal of damaged parts, removal and re-installation of movable glass, diagnosis of wind noise and water leaks, and techniques applicable to damaged vehicles. Students enrolled in the Collision Technology program at American River College (ARC) may be eligible to apply for Inter-Industry Conference on Automotive Collision Repairs (I-CAR) points and I-CAR certifications. This ARC-ACT/I-CAR alliance course also prepares students for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) testing and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) training standards.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECK.SteinOff Campus Mather 00111528Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABK.SteinOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: (Formerly AT 121)
This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


ACT 120    Non-Structural Repair    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACT 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the technical principles and theories to perform limited and supervised repairs to collision-damaged vehicles. It covers the fundamentals and theory of automotive collision repair procedures including composite repairs and replacements. Foam application techniques pertaining to noise reduction and structural strength are implemented. Additionally, metal straightening theory and techniques for steel and aluminum repairs, and the decision to make repairs vs. replacement are included. Students enrolled in the Collision Technology program at American River College (ARC) may be eligible to apply for Inter-Industry Conference on Automotive Collision Repair (I-CAR) points and I-CAR industry certifications. This ARC-ACT/I-CAR alliance course also prepares students for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) testing, and National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation (NATEF) training standards.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECG.HartmanOff Campus Mather 00119311Textbook
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLABG.HartmanOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


ACT 130    Structural Repair    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACT 100 and 131 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers principles and theories of automotive collision repair, including component alignment, component replacement, structural panel repair or replacement, corrosion protection, and chassis/frame alignment. Sectioning and full-panel replacement techniques and procedures are covered, including welding and self-piercing rivet adhesive bonding. Required corrosion protection techniques are applied. Students enrolled in the Collision Technology program at American River College (ARC) may be eligible to apply for Inter-Industry Conference on Automotive Collision Repair (I-CAR) points and I-CAR industry certifications. This ARC-ACT/I-CAR alliance course also prepares students for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) testing, and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) training standards.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECG.HartmanOff Campus Mather 00112677Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABG.HartmanOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: (Formerly AT 122)
This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655

TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABK.SteinOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: (Formerly AT 122)
This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


ACT 131    Automotive Collision Welding     4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the various processes of welding in automotive collision repairs using metal inert gas (MIG) and tungsten inert gas (TIG). Topics include preparation, welding, and finishing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

F11:00AM-02:15PMLECS.ByrdOff Campus Mather 00113416Textbook
F02:25PM-05:40PMLABS.ByrdOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


ACT 298    Work Experience in Collision Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to the automotive collision field with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Automotive Collision Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the automotive collision field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABN.McCormackOff Campus Mather ONLINE12563Textbook
Orientation:    Thursday, August 24 2:00PM-2:50PM or 5:00PM-5:50PM     Rm Mather 001
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: This class orientation will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655.

Biology (BIOL)


BIOL 102    Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines body systems from an anatomical and physiological point of view. The basic anatomy and physiology of all the body systems are covered with an emphasis on developing vocabulary in each area. This course meets the minimum science requirements for Paramedic, Healthcare Interpreting, Gerontology, Health Care, and Funeral Service programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECJ.ManteyARC MAIN Science 49310768Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.ManteyARC MAIN Science 493
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.Badea-MicARC MAIN Science 49310550Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABM.Badea-MicARC MAIN Science 493
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 49310546Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 493
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECE.LindgrenARC MAIN Science 49011056Textbook
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLABE.LindgrenARC MAIN Science 493
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECA.KaufmannARC MAIN Science 49310846Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABA.KaufmannARC MAIN Science 493
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECM.HoldgateARC MAIN Science 49310548Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABM.HoldgateARC MAIN Science 493

BIOL 130    Microbiology for Funeral Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 130 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: FSE 312, 330, and 340
Advisory: BIOL 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers a survey of the basic principles of microbiology. It relates these principles to Funeral Service Education especially as they pertain to sanitation, disinfection, public health, infectious disease, and embalming practice.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECL.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11210825Textbook

BIOL 300    The Foundations of Biology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course for non-science majors covers basic biological principles and how they relate to humans. Topics include an introduction to the philosophy of science and basic cell chemistry, structure, and physiology. An introduction to basic genetics (transmission and molecular) as well as some biotechnology principles are discussed. Additionally, human body systems, evolution, reproduction and development, as well as ecology and human impacts on the environment are addressed.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

MW12:00PM-03:05PMLECJ.RobertsARC MAIN Tech Ed 32510339Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.SchmidARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10412837Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.RamonesARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410335Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECJ.Brenchley-JacksonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11210336Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.HanstadARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410337Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.HanstadARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10412104Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECM.SweetARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410338Textbook
T04:00PM-07:05PMLECW.DavisARC MAIN DaviesHall 10310340Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.LindgrenARC MAIN Science 42512838Textbook
M06:00PM-09:10PMLECK.EngstromOff Campus Natomas/Ik D20411004Textbook
TBATBALECJ.HanstadOff Campus McClellan ONLINE12487Textbook
Special Note: This course will be taught via the Canvas Learning Management System. It is not a self-paced class and will include weekly online lecture videos, discussions, and quizzes, as well as several online midterms and an in-person final exam. Communication prior to the start of class will be sent to student's official ARC Gmail account.

TBATBALECS.RamonesARC MAIN Online 10332Textbook
Optional Orientation: Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 6:00PM-6:30PM, Rm 490
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online.

Special Note: This course will be taught via the Canvas Learning Management System. It is not a self-paced class and will include weekly online lecture videos, discussions, and quizzes, as well as several online midterms and an in-person final exam. Communication prior to the start of class will be sent to student's official ARC Gmail account.

BIOL 303    Survey of Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100, MATH 104, or MATH 132; AND ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 102, OR ESLR 320; and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic principles of cell biology, genetics (transmission and molecular), ecology, and evolution. Emphasis is also placed on the interrelationships among living organisms, and on the relationship of biological structures and functions. Plant and animal dissection are included as part of the laboratory activities. This course provides science preparation for those entering a Multiple Subject Teacher Credential Program and is taught with an inquiry-based approach. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 49212188Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 492
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 41410320Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 414
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECJ.RobertsARC MAIN Science 49210318Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABJ.RobertsARC MAIN Science 492

BIOL 305    Natural History    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 (Proficient Reading) and ENGWR 102 (Proficient Writing) with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 (Advanced-Low Reading) and ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic biological and ecological principles to explain the origin and diversity of living organisms. Topics range from landscape formation and habitats to the adaptations organisms have evolved to live in their environment. Although this is a broad survey course, emphasis is placed on California environments. Dissection is not part of this curriculum. This course is designed as an introductory course and for non-majors who enjoy the outdoors. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECJ.Brenchley-JacksonARC MAIN Science 49210327Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.Brenchley-JacksonARC MAIN Science 492
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.Brenchley-JacksonARC MAIN Science 49210330Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLABJ.Brenchley-JacksonARC MAIN Science 492

BIOL 310    General Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 32, MATH 42, or STAT 105 with a grade of "C" or better; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This laboratory course for non-science majors covers basic biological principles and how they relate to humans. Concepts include cell chemistry, structure, and physiology; genetics (transmission and molecular); biotechnology; human body systems; evolution; reproduction and development; ecology; and human impacts on the environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECS.RamonesARC MAIN Science 41210486Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABS.RamonesARC MAIN Science 412
TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECK.PerezARC MAIN Science 41210341Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.PerezARC MAIN Science 412
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.SchmidARC MAIN Science 41210347Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABM.SchmidARC MAIN Science 412
TTh10:45AM-12:05PMLECM.SweetARC MAIN Science 41210522Textbook
TTh12:15PM-01:35PMLABM.SweetARC MAIN Science 412
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 41210343Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 412
TTh02:00PM-03:20PMLECJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 41210345Textbook
TTh03:30PM-04:50PMLABJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 412
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECK.GerhartARC MAIN Science 41211775Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABK.GerhartARC MAIN Science 412
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECK.PellerinARC MAIN Science 41210349Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABK.PellerinARC MAIN Science 412
TBATBALECS.RamonesARC MAIN Online 19092Textbook
F08:30AM-11:50AMLABS.RamonesARC MAIN Science 412
Optional Orientation: Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 6:30PM-7:00PM, Rm 490
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online.

Special Note: This is a hybrid course with lectures taught online (via the Canvas Learning Management System) AND weekly Friday face-to-face laboratory meetings. It is not a self-paced class and the online portion will include weekly online lecture videos, discussions, and quizzes. Midterms and final exam will be face-to-face. Communication prior to the start of class will be sent to student's official ARC Gmail account.

BIOL 370    Marine Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: "ENGRD 116 (Proficient Reading) and ENGWR 102 (Proficient Writing) with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 (Advanced-Low Reading) and ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) with a grade of "C" or better."
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Enrollment Limitation: The course is not open to students who have completed BIOL 482.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces marine biology. It includes the study of cell biology, evolution, physical oceanography, marine algae, marine vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and the ecology of various marine zones. Field trips focusing on the Central and Northern California coast are required. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 54 hours which may include but is not limited to natural history of the rocky intertidal, invertebrate identification, salt marsh ecology, sandy beach ecology, or estuary ecology.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW02:00PM-03:20PMLECD.CarneyARC MAIN Science 49212839Textbook
TBATBALABD.Carney TBA TBA
NOTE: For the above lab section, we do not meet regularly for lab each week. Instead our 54 hours of lab requirement is consolidated into the following lab times*:
Fridays 9/8 & 9/22 (9am -12:30pm) and 10/27 (9am-1:00pm) in Room 492
Saturday 10/7 8 am - 7 pm (California Academy of Sciences field trip)
Saturday 11/4 8:30 am - 1:00 pm (Nimbus Fish Hatchery field trip)
Saturday 11/18 9:30 am - 8:30 pm (Fitzgerald Marine Reserve Field Lab)
Saturday 12/2 6:30 am - 8:30 pm (Pt. Reyes National Seashore Field Lab)
There is an $11 lab fee and a $25 ticket cost for the California Academy of Sciences. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may submit a request for the field trip fee to be waived. *Lab schedule may be subject to minor change.


BIOL 400    Principles of Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces biological concepts important for a general understanding and background for biology majors and pre-professional programs. Emphasis is on the scientific method and basic processes common to all forms of life. Topics include cell structure and function, cell physiology, cell reproduction, Mendelian and molecular genetics, evolution, and ecology. (C-ID BIOL 190)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:20AM-08:40AMLECJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 41510312Textbook
MW08:50AM-11:55AMLABJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 415
TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 41510308Textbook
TTh09:30AM-12:35PMLABD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 415
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 41510310Textbook
MW02:30PM-05:35PMLABD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 415

BIOL 410    Principles of Botany    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the general principles of botany for science majors. It builds upon and applies concepts developed in cell and molecular biology to the study of plants. The anatomy and physiology, morphology, ecology, and evolution of higher plants are covered. Topics include the diversity, taxonomy, and evolutionary trends observed among the cyanobacteria, protists, fungi, and plants, with special emphasis on higher plants of all major phyla. General ecological principles are covered, including population, community, and ecosystem dynamics. Field trips may be required. (C-ID BIOL 155; Part of C-ID BIOL 130S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECR.ShahrokARC MAIN Science 41410314Textbook
TTh02:00PM-05:05PMLABR.ShahrokARC MAIN Science 414

BIOL 415    Introduction to Biology: Biodiversity, Evolution, and Ecology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course, intended for science majors, introduces the ecological and evolutionary processes that shape biodiversity, relating the patterns of biodiversity to small and large scale environmental effects. The diversity of life on Earth (including animals, plants, fungi, protists, and additional unicellular organisms) is covered. Overarching themes include evolutionary mechanisms, phylogenetic analysis, interactions of organisms with the environment, and global processes and patterns. Not open for credit to students who have completed BIOL 410 and BIOL 420 with a grade of C or better. Field trips may be required. (C-ID BIOL 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.ShahrokARC MAIN Science 41413251Textbook
MW10:30AM-01:35PMLABM.SweetARC MAIN Science 414
Note: This section is co-taught by both BIOL 415 instructors.

MW02:15PM-03:35PMLECM.SweetARC MAIN Science 41413133Textbook
MW03:45PM-06:50PMLABR.ShahrokARC MAIN Science 414
Note: This section is co-taught by both BIOL 415 instructors.


BIOL 420    Principles of Zoology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers general principles of zoology. Topics covered include a survey of the animal kingdom, embryology, evolution, systematics, ecology, and comparative anatomy and physiology. Field trips may be required. (C-ID BIOL 150; Part of C-ID BIOL 130S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.MartinezARC MAIN Science 41510316Textbook
TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLABM.MartinezARC MAIN Science 415

BIOL 430    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better; AND ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into transfer-level English through the assessment process.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312; OR ESLR 340
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This lecture and laboratory course in human anatomy and physiology emphasizes the integration of structure and function. The underlying basis of the course is built on the study of anatomical terminology, cells, and tissues. The course expands this study into the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Laboratory study is enhanced by the microscopic study of tissues, examination of anatomical models, and the dissection of preserved material. Laboratory study is also enhanced by the examination of prosected whole cadavers as well as prosected head, torso, upper and lower extremities, and individual organs. Laboratory activities also include both wet-lab experiments and computer simulations. Both BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 must be taken to complete the study of all major body systems. (Part of C-ID BIOL 115S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:40PM-02:00PMLECM.TorranoARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10411773Textbook
TTh02:15PM-05:20PMLABM.TorranoARC MAIN Science 411
MW07:15AM-08:35AMLECD.SlutskyARC MAIN Science 41110975Textbook
MW08:45AM-11:50AMLABD.SlutskyARC MAIN Science 411
TThF07:45AM-08:35AMLECJ.MooreARC MAIN Science 41110352Textbook
TThF08:45AM-10:50AMLABJ.MooreARC MAIN Science 411
MW10:30AM-11:35AMLECP.EckermanARC MAIN Science 49310973Textbook
F10:30AM-11:20AMLECP.EckermanARC MAIN Science 49310973Textbook
MWF11:45AM-01:50PMLABP.EckermanARC MAIN Science 493
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.MartinezARC MAIN Science 49310977Textbook
MW12:00PM-03:05PMLABM.MartinezARC MAIN Science 411
TThF11:00AM-11:50AMLECJ.MooreARC MAIN Science 41111050Textbook
TThF12:00PM-02:05PMLABJ.MooreARC MAIN Science 411
MW02:00PM-03:20PMLECM.TorranoARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10413266Textbook
MW03:30PM-06:35PMLABM.TorranoARC MAIN Science 411
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.WoolseyARC MAIN Science 49010979Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.WoolseyARC MAIN Science 411
MWF02:30PM-03:35PMLECP.EckermanARC MAIN Science 49310981Textbook
MWF03:45PM-05:50PMLABP.EckermanARC MAIN Science 493
F05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.ReganARC MAIN Science 41112841Textbook
Su01:30PM-02:50PMLECD.ReganARC MAIN Science 41112841Textbook
F07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.ReganARC MAIN Science 411
Su03:00PM-06:15PMLABD.ReganARC MAIN Science 411
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.WoolseyARC MAIN Science 41110357Textbook
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.WoolseyARC MAIN Science 411
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLECT.Hoban-HigginsOff Campus Natomas/Ik D20310355Textbook
MW06:00PM-09:05PMLABT.Hoban-HigginsOff Campus Natomas/Ik D203
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLECE.GarfieldOff Campus Natomas/Ik D20412076Textbook
TTh06:00PM-09:05PMLABE.GarfieldOff Campus Natomas/Ik D204

BIOL 431    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 430 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312; OR ESLR 340
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This lecture and laboratory course in human anatomy and physiology emphasizes the integration of structure and function. It provides students with an understanding of the structure, function, and regulation of the human body through the physiological integration of the following systems: cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, and reproductive. Laboratory study is enhanced by the microscopic study of tissues, examination of anatomical models, and the dissection of preserved material. Laboratory activity is also enhanced by the examination of whole cadavers as well as prosected head, torso, upper and lower extremities, and individual organs. Laboratory activities also include both wet-lab experiments and computer simulations. Both BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 must be taken to complete the study of all major body systems. (C-ID BIOL 115S; Part of C-ID BIOL 115S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:15AM-08:20AMLECD.WonARC MAIN Science 41810359Textbook
F07:15AM-08:05AMLECD.WonARC MAIN Science 41810359Textbook
MWF08:30AM-10:35AMLABD.WonARC MAIN Science 418
TTh07:15AM-08:35AMLECL.SmithARC MAIN Science 41810361Textbook
TTh08:45AM-11:50AMLABL.SmithARC MAIN Science 418
MW11:00AM-12:05PMLECD.WonARC MAIN Science 41810498Textbook
F11:00AM-11:50AMLECD.WonARC MAIN Science 41810498Textbook
MWF12:15PM-02:20PMLABD.WonARC MAIN Science 418
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.SlutskyARC MAIN Science 41810728Textbook
TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABD.SlutskyARC MAIN Science 418
MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECY.ZhaoARC MAIN Science 41810363Textbook
MW04:00PM-07:05PMLABY.ZhaoARC MAIN Science 418
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLECY.ZhaoARC MAIN Science 49010848Textbook
TTh06:00PM-09:05PMLABY.ZhaoARC MAIN Science 418

BIOL 440    General Microbiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340; AND BIOL 300 or CHEM 306 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces microorganisms and their effects on human health. It examines the structure, physiology, metabolism, and genetics of microorganisms. Laboratory work includes aseptic technique, morphological and biochemical properties of microorganisms, and medically relevant issues regarding microorganisms.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECL.SmithARC MAIN Science 41610850Textbook
MW09:30AM-11:35AMLABL.SmithARC MAIN Science 416
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECK.KuboARC MAIN Science 49010324Textbook
TTh03:00PM-05:05PMLABK.KuboARC MAIN Science 416
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECS.ScottARC MAIN Science 41611305Textbook
TTh07:30PM-09:35PMLABS.ScottARC MAIN Science 416
TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECJ.MillerARC MAIN Science 41610322Textbook
TTh09:30AM-11:35AMLABJ.MillerARC MAIN Science 416
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECF.FarahnakARC MAIN Science 41611771Textbook
MW07:30PM-09:35PMLABF.FarahnakARC MAIN Science 416
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLECD.SundinARC MAIN Science 49012971Textbook
TTh11:50AM-01:55PMLABD.SundinARC MAIN Science 416

BIOL 442    General Microbiology and Public Health    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 306, CHEM 309, or CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better; OR CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better and one of the following: BIOL 300, BIOL 303, or BIOL 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a survey of bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and helminths that are associated with human infectious diseases and public health. It examines their cellular and molecular structure, physiology, metabolism, and genetics. Laboratory work introduces methods for cultivating and characterizing microorganisms.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.MillerARC MAIN Science 41611501Textbook
MW02:30PM-05:35PMLABJ.MillerARC MAIN Science 416

BIOL 490    Science Skills and Applications    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Current enrollment in a science, nutrition or nursing course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: This course offers individualized instructional modules designed to acquire or improve reading skills in the various science classes and in the nursing program. A partial list of skills may include the following: textbook comprehension, principles of learning and retention, note taking, annotating, discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test taking, and problem solving. This course is offered in a flexible TBA format of 27 laboratory hours in order to accommodate the student's schedule. Registration is open through the tenth week of the semester. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABM.MartinezARC MAIN Science 49110536Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent

TBATBALABE.LindgrenARC MAIN Science 49110537Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent

TBATBALABS.RamonesARC MAIN Science 49110538Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent

TBATBALABM.SchmidARC MAIN Science 49110539Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent

TBATBALABD.WonARC MAIN Science 49110540Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent

TBATBALABK.GerhartARC MAIN Science 49110541Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent

TBATBALABJ.Brenchley-JacksonARC MAIN Science 49110542Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent

TBATBALABS.GhasemiyehARC MAIN Science 49111147Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent

TBATBALABJ.MooreARC MAIN Science 49112902Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent


BIOL 491    Science Skills and Applications II    .5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 490
Corequisite: Current enrollment in a science, nutrition, or nursing course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: This course offers individualized instructional modules designed to acquire or improve study strategies for science, nursing, or nutrition courses. Strategies include goal setting, the intensive study cycle, graphic organizers, constructing and interpreting graphs, mastering science vocabulary, self monitoring while reading, coding method of reading, and advanced problem solving. This course is offered in a flexible TBA format of 27 laboratory hours to accommodate the student's schedule. Registration is open through the ninth week of the semester. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 49112589Textbook
4.5 TBA hours per week for 6 weeks or equivalent


BIOL 495    Independent Studies in Biology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABL.Smith TBA TBA12442Textbook

Biotechnology (BIOT)


BIOT 301    Biotechnology and Human Health    3 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 300, BIOL 303, BIOL 310, BIOL 400, BIOL 440, BIOL 442, or BIOT 307 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces biotechnology as it pertains to human health and disease. Topics include an introduction to molecular biology and genetics, recombinant DNA technology, biopharmaceutical products, forensics and genetic testing, stem cells and regenerative medicine, genomics and bioinformatics, and ethical issues arising from biotechnology disease diagnosis and treatment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECK.KuboARC MAIN Science 49011498Textbook

BIOT 305    Introduction to Bioinformatics    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BIOL 303, BIOL 310, BIOL 400, BIOL 440, BIOL 442, BIOT 301, or BIOT 307 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 14 hours LEC ; 14 hours LAB
Description: This course examines the basic concepts and techniques in bioinformatics, the computer analysis of nucleic acids and proteins. Topics include biotechnology databases, database searching, structure and function analysis of biological molecules, sequence alignment and analysis, and biological applications of bioinformatics.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECK.KuboARC MAIN Online 12844Textbook
TBATBALABK.KuboARC MAIN Online
Orientation: Wednesday, October 18 01:00PM-01:50PM Rm 490


BIOT 307    Biotechnology and Society    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the scientific and social impact of biotechnology by introducing basic technical concepts to examine recent advances. Topics include biotechnology applications in medicine, agriculture, industry, and the environment, and their ethical implications and public perception.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

TBATBALECK.KuboARC MAIN Online 13135Textbook
Orientation: Monday August 22 04:45PM-05:35PM Room 412


BIOT 311    Biotechnology Laboratory Methods - Molecular Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 300, BIOL 303, BIOL 310, BIOL 400, BIOL 440, BIOL 442, or BIOT 307 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic concepts and techniques to work effectively in a bioscience laboratory. Topics include laboratory solution preparation, recombinant DNA methods and nucleic acid analysis techniques, protein separation and analytical techniques, good laboratory practice, and product quality issues.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

MW08:30AM-09:35AMLECK.KuboARC MAIN Science 49011499Textbook
MW09:45AM-12:50PMLABK.KuboARC MAIN Science 490

BIOT 312    Biotechnology Laboratory Methods - Microbial and Cell Culture Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 300, BIOL 303, BIOL 310, BIOL 400, BIOL 440, BIOL 442, or BIOT 307 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic concepts and techniques to work effectively in a bioscience laboratory. Topics include media preparation, microbial and plant cell culture techniques, biosafety guidelines, and DNA and enzyme diagnostic techniques.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

MW08:30AM-09:20AMLECA.TelleenARC MAIN Science 49011785Textbook
MW09:30AM-12:35PMLABA.TelleenARC MAIN Science 490

BIOT 498    Work Experience in Biotechnology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to biotechnology with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Biotechnology Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of biotechnology. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA11397Textbook
TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA11397Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 2 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-07:20PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Lib Arts 12611399Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11399Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 16-Dec 09

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11401Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11401Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 21 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 9 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Business (BUS)


BUS 100    English for the Professional    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 56 or ENGWR 56; OR ENGRD 15 and ENGWR 50; OR ESLR 310 and ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares students for professional business communication. It presents principles of correct and effective English usage as applied in business. Included are skills and techniques of written communication, sentence structure, word usage, punctuation, spelling, business vocabulary, and business document formatting. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and effective writing techniques by analyzing written communication and composing and organizing paragraphs into effective business documents. Proofreading skills are stressed throughout the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN Lib 00210160Textbook
TBATBALECR.NordellARC MAIN Online 13223Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 24.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUS 105    Business Mathematics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course reviews basic mathematical skills and introduces equations and formulas in solving for unknowns. Calculations for banking, commercial discounts, retail and wholesale markup-markdown, payroll computations, simple and compound interest, bank discount, present value, taxes, insurance, depreciation, and financial statements are explored. This course is recommended for business majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECM.FishARC MAIN Lib 00210164Textbook
TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 10165Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 110    Business Economics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for two-year Accounting, Business, Computer Information, Marketing, and Real Estate majors. Both microeconomic and macroeconomic theory are covered with the emphasis towards applications. This course does not meet ECON 302 or 304 requirements for transfer students.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECH.HernandezARC MAIN DaviesHall 10310163Textbook
TBATBALECH.HernandezARC MAIN Online 10162Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 19    09:00AM-11:00AM Room LA 129
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 210    The Business Plan    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 350; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course offers an organized, step-by-step approach to preparing a business plan. All sections of the business plan are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 10166Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 212    Marketing for Small Businesses    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 350; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course covers how small businesses market products and services to consumers through the creation of a marketing plan. Topics include identifying target markets and utilizing the marketing mix to most effectively reach customers.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 10167Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 214    Financing a Small Business    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the sources and methods of raising capital for small businesses. It explores how much money is needed and where it can be obtained, start-up costs, and projecting monthly and yearly costs. Financial ratios and key financial statements are also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 12631Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 216    Essential Records for the Small Business    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 and ENGRD 15, OR ESLR 310 and ESLW 310; BUS 105 and 350 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes the various types of records that small businesses must keep. The focus is on financial, employment, and tax records. Simple, easy-to-use record-keeping systems are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 12018Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 218    Management Skills for the Small Business    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51 and ENGRD 15, OR ESLR 310 and ESLW 310; BUS 105 and 350 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: A small business owner must understand and motivate others to help the business reach its objectives. This course covers planning and organizing work flow, delegating responsibilities, leadership styles, decision making, stress management, and working with employee organizations, all of which help the business reach its objectives.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 12632Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 224    Customer Service    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 350
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces a study of the principles involved in building and delivering effective customer service. It focuses on providing value-added service through improved attitude, improved listening, conflict management, problem solving, and successful customer service interactions.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

Sa09:00AM-01:05PMLECD.CarlsonARC MAIN Lib Arts 15412367Textbook

BUS 228    Selling Techniques for the Small Business    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 350
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The class focuses on those skills needed to successfully engage in the sales process of products/services. Special emphasis is given to small business owners and their needs.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

Sa09:00AM-12:15PMLECD.CarlsonARC MAIN Lib Arts 15412366Textbook

BUS 300    Introduction to Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a multidisciplinary examination of how culture, society, economic systems, legal, international, political, financial institutions, and human behavior interact to affect a business organization's policy and practices within the U.S. and a global society. It covers specific areas such as management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and computer information systems. It is a core requirement for business majors. This course provides an overview that is helpful for selecting a specific career and/or major in the field of business. (C-ID BUS 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 11009Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 11135Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 12603Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10158Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10990Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.CondosARC MAIN Lib Arts 15710155Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECH.BennettARC MAIN Raef 16110156Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECM.ParmeleeARC MAIN Lib Arts 15710157Textbook
T06:00PM-09:05PMLECM.HillOff Campus Natomas/Ik A11611029Textbook

BUS 310    Business Communications    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUS 100 or ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the basic concepts for understanding communication in a changing business environment and focuses on practicing the strategies and principles of effective communication in business situations. Tools to communicate effectively in a fast-paced technological, global marketplace are emphasized. The course provides opportunities to create, edit, evaluate, and critique business documents and reports. A formal research paper using research and analytical skills, and drawing conclusions and making recommendations is required. An oral business presentation is prepared and delivered. (Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 10149Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 11019Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 19    1:30PM-2:50PM    Rm 122
Lecture: Saturday, October 14    1:30PM-2:50PM    Rm 122
Presentations: Saturday, December 9    1:30PM-2:50PM    Rm 122
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

T01:30PM-02:35PMLECH.BennettARC MAIN Lib Arts 12611509Textbook
TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 11509Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Same As: ECON 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers how to analyze financial affairs for lifelong decision making. It examines the basics of financial planning, analysis, and decision making in areas of budgeting, taxes, credit, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement with an emphasis on principles to develop economic decision-making skills. This course is not open to students who have completed ECON 320.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 19561Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 12900Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 20364Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.CondosARC MAIN Lib 00210150Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.CondosARC MAIN Lib 00211515Textbook
TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 11713Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 11226Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course examines the leadership skills and abilities needed to manage a multicultural workplace. It focuses on the workplace impact of various historical, social, and cultural experience/perspectives related to gender, age, ethnicity, and disability. Workplace issues related to the diversity of the American consumer and global consumer impact on the United States are analyzed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.FishARC MAIN Lib Arts 15710151Textbook
TBATBALECS.HurnerARC MAIN Online 11373Textbook
Orientation:    Saturday, August 19    10:00AM-12:00PM    Rm Lib1
Final exam: Saturday, December 9 10:00AM-12:00PM Rm Lib1
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 340    Business Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the law in its relationship to the environment of business. Topics covered include the American legal system as an instrument of economic, social, and political control, sources and processes of law, contracts and sales, agency, business organizations, ethics, and the regulatory process. (C-ID BUS 125)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECC.SpeckARC MAIN Online 13770Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECG.BastianARC MAIN Lib Arts 12911714Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLECR.GonzalezARC MAIN DaviesHall 10111762Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.O'DonnellARC MAIN Raef 16110153Textbook
M06:00PM-09:15PMLECD.O'DonnellOff Campus Natomas/Ik G22012530Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECP.NarvandOff Campus Natomas/Ik G22013095Textbook
TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10839Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 11171Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 12572Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECC.SpeckARC MAIN Online 12964Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 345    Law and Society    3 Units

Same As: POLS 332
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8; IGETC Area 4H
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the Anglo-American Common Law System with emphasis upon the nature and purpose of law. The evolution of legal concepts as a reflection of the social environment and the basic organization and functioning of the American judicial system are presented with an emphasis on the practical aspects, theory behind the law, and on the law as a reflection of society through analysis of selected cases and reading materials. Areas studied include the U.S. Constitution, the court system and legal process, the legal profession and requirements for eligibility to become a lawyer, along with the laws of administrative agencies, crimes, torts, contracts, family, landlord-tenant relationships, employment, and probate/estate planning. This course is not open to students who have completed POLS 332.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECG.BastianARC MAIN Lib Arts 15710152Textbook

BUS 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the various elements involved in starting and operating a small business. It covers developing a business plan, finding financial resources, developing personal and business goals, managing employees, meeting legal requirements, understanding marketing concepts, and other topics of interest to the entrepreneur.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECT.KovarARC MAIN Lib Arts 12110159Textbook
TBATBALECT.KovarARC MAIN Online 11510Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to business with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Business Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of business. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 2 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-07:20PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Lib Arts 12611338Textbook
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SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 16-Dec 09

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 21 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 9 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Business Technology (BUSTEC)


BUSTEC 100.1    Keyboarding Skills: Beginning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course helps students improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on a computerized assessment of computer keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the first module of BUSTEC 100. This course is for students who know how to correctly touch type and want to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Students who want to learn to correctly touch type should take BUSTEC 300.1. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

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TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 24. This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course. This evaluation will occur on Tuesday, October 10 between 2:30pm-4:00pm in room Lib Arts 123.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, October 19. This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course. This evaluation will occur on Thursday, December 7 between 2:30pm-4:00pm in room Lib Arts 123.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 100.2    Keyboarding Skills: Intermediate    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 100.1
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course helps students improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy and builds upon the skills learned in BUSTEC 100.1. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on a computerized assessment of computer keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the second module of BUSTEC 100. This course is for students who know how to correctly touch type and want to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

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TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 24. This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course. This evaluation will occur on Tuesday, October 10 between 2:30pm-4:00pm in room Lib Arts 123.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, October 19. This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course. This evaluation will occur on Thursday, December 7 between 2:30pm-4:00pm in room Lib Arts 123.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 100.3    Keyboarding Skills: Advanced    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 100.2
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course helps students improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy and builds upon the skills learned in BUSTEC 100.2. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on a computerized assessment of computer keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the third module of BUSTEC 100. This course is for students who know how to correctly touch type and want to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

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TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 24. This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course. This evaluation will occur on Tuesday, October 10 between 2:30pm-4:00pm in room Lib Arts 123.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, October 19. This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course. This evaluation will occur on Thursday, December 7 between 2:30pm-4:00pm in room Lib Arts 123.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 101    Computer Keyboarding: 10-Key    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the numeric keypad and alphanumeric data entry. Course content focuses on developing proper 10-key technique, speed, and accuracy. Simulated employment tests based on industry standards are included. Ten-key certification testing is completed at the end of the course.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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Mandatory Online Orientation    
Final Exam: Friday, December 8 8:00AM-9:30AM Room 122

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 110    Business Procedures for Professional Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.3 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUSTEC 310
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides preparation for the business professional in electronic workplaces. Topics include business communication, records management, and preparation of business documents. Critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, supervision skills, administrative procedures, and information processing technologies are used to complete assignments and activities as a business professional. These skills provide the background for advancement to supervisory and management positions. Primary emphasis is on processing documents using skills in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, database, and email. Career planning and development are addressed.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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Orientation:    Friday, October 13 10:00AM-12:00PM    Rm 121
Final Exam:    Friday, December 8 8:00AM-12:00PM Rm121
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: CISA 126
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces Microsoft Outlook, the industry-leading personal information management software. Topics include understanding and navigating the Outlook environment, creating and sending email, using email special features, managing Outlook contacts, using an electronic calendar, and creating tasks and to-do items. BUSTEC 126/CISA 126 and BUSTEC 127/CISA 127 taken together are considered sufficient preparation to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist certification for the Microsoft Outlook application and the communications portion of the International Computer Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have completed CISA 126.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D11374Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D12931Textbook

BUSTEC 127    Outlook: Tools    1 Unit

Same As: CISA 127
Prerequisite: BUSTEC 126 or CISA 126 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course presents the advanced personal information management tools in Outlook. Topics include working with multiple email accounts, using rules and folders, incorporating advanced calendar and contact features, collaborating using sharing and delegate features, and customizing the Outlook user interface. In addition, the course covers the integration of Outlook with other applications in the Microsoft Office suite. Additionally, BUSTEC 126/CISA 126 and BUSTEC 127/CISA 127 taken together are considered sufficient preparation to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist certification for the Microsoft Outlook application and the communications portion of the International Computer Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have completed CISA 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D11376Textbook

BUSTEC 300.1    Keyboarding/Applications: Beginning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces touch typing of alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys. It covers keyboarding techniques, speed-and-accuracy development, and essential computer-keyboarding information. This course is specifically designed for the beginning typist as well as those who have been typing for a long time using improper technique. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the first module of BUSTEC 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

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TTh01:40PM-02:45PMLABR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 122
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 24. This 8-week course will have two mandatory, in-person skills evaluations during this 8-week course. The evaluations will occur on Thursday, September 21 and Tuesday, October 10 between 2:30pm-4:00pm in room Lib Arts 123.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 122
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, October 19. This 8-week course will have two mandatory, in-person skills evaluations during this 8-week course. The evaluations will occur on Thursday, November 16 and Thursday, December 7 between 2:30pm-4:00pm in room Lib Arts 123.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 300.2    Keyboarding/Applications: Document Formatting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides beginning to intermediate document formatting and skill development for academic, employment, personal, and businesses purposes. This course builds upon skills learned in BUSTEC 300.1 to provide students with additional computer keyboarding skills in the creation and modification of word processing documents. It covers use of an office-level word processing program to create and format business correspondence, academic reports, business reports, and tables. English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proofreading are reinforced throughout. Timed writing tests are used to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the second module of BUSTEC 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

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TTh01:40PM-02:45PMLABR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 122
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 24.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 122
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, October 19.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 300.3    Keyboarding/Applications: Advanced Document Formatting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.2 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides advanced skill development of documents for business, academic, employment, or personal use. This course builds on skills learned in BUSTEC 300.2. This course includes enhancing proofreading proficiency, reinforcing communication skills, increasing speed and accuracy, and using features of a current office-level word processing program to create a variety of business documents with advanced formatting. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the third module of BUSTEC 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

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TTh01:40PM-02:45PMLABR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 122
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 24.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

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TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 122
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, October 19.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 305    Business Technology Essentials    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the integration of technology and administrative skills in a business environment. Topics include hardware and software; electronic, voice, and fax communications; electronic calendars; internet resources; digital copiers and scanners; and the virtual office. This is an introductory course recommended for all business students.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 18943Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

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For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 310    Introduction to Word/Information Processing    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course reviews basic word/information processing and introduces intermediate and advanced formatting for correspondence, tables, reports, newsletters, presentations, and other business-related documents. It emphasizes formatting and document production techniques to produce professional business documents used in today's workplace. Intermediate and advanced word processing topics include tables, columns, themes and styles, merge, graphics, macros, collaboration, and templates.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
WORD 2013

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TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 24.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Carpenters Apprenticeship (CARPT)


CARPT 298    Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Indentured in the carpenters apprenticeship program.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students the opportunity to work in the carpenters apprenticeship program for the purpose of developing specific skills to meet the goals and objectives of the carpenters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.). Students complete work experience hours at approved training sites. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

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Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

Chemistry (CHEM)


CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ELSW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers general principles of chemistry, such as unit analysis, atomic structure, nomenclature, mole concept, stoichiometry, and gases. It also introduces organic chemistry and biochemistry. This course is primarily designed for allied health majors. (C-ID CHEM 101; Part of C-ID PHYS 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-02:05PMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Science 401
M07:30AM-10:35AMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40719082Textbook
W07:30AM-10:35AMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40719083Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh10:45AM-12:50PMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Science 420
T07:30AM-10:35AMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40712977Textbook
Th07:30AM-10:35AMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40713136Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh10:30AM-12:35PMLECG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 422
T12:45PM-03:50PMLABG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 40710384Textbook
Th12:45PM-03:50PMLABR.AlmarazARC MAIN Science 40710503Textbook
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MW11:30AM-01:35PMLECA.RomoARC MAIN Science 422
M02:00PM-05:05PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40710985Textbook
W02:00PM-05:05PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40710986Textbook
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MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 422
M10:45AM-01:50PMLABG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 40710386Textbook
W10:45AM-01:50PMLABG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 40710504Textbook
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TTh01:45PM-03:50PMLECD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 401
T04:00PM-07:05PMLABD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 40710988Textbook
Th04:00PM-07:05PMLABD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 40710989Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW04:45PM-06:50PMLECC.CorwinARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
M07:00PM-10:05PMLABT.EiflerARC MAIN Science 40710388Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABT.EiflerARC MAIN Science 40710770Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh06:30PM-08:35PMLECR.GriderARC MAIN Science 401
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLABR.GriderARC MAIN Science 40810390Textbook
TTh08:45PM-10:05PMLABR.GriderARC MAIN Science 40710391Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


CHEM 306    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of CHEM 305. It covers the organic functional groups and reactions involved in the chemistry of life (biochemistry), as applied to the health sciences. (C-ID CHEM 102)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW11:15AM-01:20PMLECE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11210392Textbook
W08:00AM-11:05AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 405
TTh11:15AM-01:20PMLECE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
T08:00AM-11:05AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40510854Textbook
Th08:00AM-11:05AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40510855Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.

CHEM 309    Integrated General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, 129, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: One year of high school chemistry with a grade of "C" or better; AND MATH 120 or MATH 133; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300, OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an intensive survey of general, organic, and biological chemistry specifically designed for students majoring in nursing and other health-related fields. Topics include general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biological chemistry as they apply to the chemistry of the human body. This course satisfies the requirements of those health-career programs which require one semester of chemistry. Students enrolled in this course are strongly encouraged to co-enroll in CHEM 311.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW08:45AM-10:50AMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
MW11:15AM-12:35PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40511142Textbook
MW12:45PM-02:05PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40511387Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh08:45AM-10:50AMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
TTh11:15AM-12:35PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40511141Textbook
TTh04:00PM-06:05PMLECJ.JimenezARC MAIN Science 401
T06:15PM-09:20PMLABJ.JimenezARC MAIN Science 40511632Textbook
Th06:15PM-09:20PMLABJ.JimenezARC MAIN Science 40511633Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


CHEM 310    Chemical Calculations    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, 129, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 120, 124, or 133
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces calculations, terminology, chemical techniques, and laboratory techniques. It provides intensive problem solving skills necessary for CHEM 400.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLECK.PesisARC MAIN Science 401
T11:15AM-02:20PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40310396Textbook
Th11:15AM-02:20PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40310397Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW10:20AM-11:40AMLECK.PesisARC MAIN Science 401
M12:00PM-03:05PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40210399Textbook
W12:00PM-03:05PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40211817Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECB.SamudioARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABB.SamudioARC MAIN Science 40310401Textbook
Th07:00PM-10:05PMLABB.SamudioARC MAIN Science 40312498Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 420
M07:00PM-10:05PMLABO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 40212832Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 40212833Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40212493Textbook
F05:00PM-08:15PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 402

NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 311    Strategies for Problem Solving in Chemistry    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 305, 306, 309, 310, 400, 401, 420, 421, or 423
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 41 hours LAB
Description: This course develops analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. It is designed to support students enrolled in most chemistry courses at American River College. Strategies and content will be specific to the area of chemistry studied in the co-requisite. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

F11:30AM-02:05PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11213270Textbook
Special Note:
CHEM 311 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 309 students only.

F12:00PM-02:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40113271Textbook
Special Note:
CHEM 311 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 400 students only.

F12:00PM-02:35PMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10413303Textbook
Special Note:
CHEM 311 is recommended and designed to support learning outcomes for CHEM 420 students only.


CHEM 400    General Chemistry I    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, 125, 129, or 133 with a grade of "C" or better AND one of the following: 1) CHEM 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or, 2) Previous chemistry course with a grade of "C" or better AND a passing score on the Chemistry Assessment Test from the Assessment Center at American River College.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic principles of chemistry with an emphasis on chemical calculations, chemical reactions including balancing of complicated reduction-oxidation (REDOX) reactions, stoichiometry, gas laws, thermochemistry, atomic structure and bonding theories, ionic equations, solutions, intermolecular forces and phases of matter, and acid/base chemistry including titrations and pH. Laboratory work is devoted to investigations of the theoretical work discussed in lecture. (C-ID CHEM 110; Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW11:00AM-12:20PMLECV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 420
TTh07:45AM-10:50AMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40210370Textbook
TTh11:00AM-02:05PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40210501Textbook
MW07:45AM-10:50AMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40211770Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 420
MW09:45AM-12:50PMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310367Textbook
MW01:15PM-04:20PMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310489Textbook
TTh08:00AM-11:05AMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310500Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 420
TTh12:45PM-03:50PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810502Textbook
TTh09:30AM-12:35PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810372Textbook
MW09:15AM-12:20PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810368Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.PayneARC MAIN Science 420
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40810378Textbook
MW02:30PM-05:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40811080Textbook
MW06:30PM-09:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40811081Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECS.GhasemiyehARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11213272Textbook
MW05:00PM-08:05PMLABS.GhasemiyehARC MAIN Science 403

CHEM 401    General Chemistry II    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of the principles of chemistry with emphasis on equilibria, bonding, thermodynamics, kinetics, and electrochemistry. A brief introduction to organic chemistry is included. Laboratory work is devoted to qualitative analysis and experiments dealing with the theoretical work discussed in lecture. (Part of C-ID CHEM 120S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW08:30AM-09:50AMLECL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 401
MW01:45PM-04:50PMLABL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 40010380Textbook
MW10:20AM-01:25PMLABL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 40010490Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 401
TTh08:30AM-11:35AMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 40010382Textbook
TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 40011083Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.MeadorARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10411082Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 400

NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


CHEM 420    Organic Chemistry I    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to prepare students who are majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering, for transfer to a four-year institution, or to prepare students for entrance into professional schools in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, or dentistry. Emphasis is on the application of modern principles regarding structure, reactivity, methods of synthesis and physical properties of carbon compounds. (C-ID CHEM 150; Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 420
MW08:30AM-11:35AMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40610403Textbook
MW11:45AM-02:50PMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40610505Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECT.HongARC MAIN Science 420
TTh08:15AM-11:20AMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40612499Textbook
TTh11:45AM-02:50PMLABT.HongARC MAIN Science 40612500Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.

MW05:40PM-07:00PMLECK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 401
MW07:10PM-10:15PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40610492Textbook
MW02:25PM-05:30PMLABA.RomoARC MAIN Science 40510873Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.

CHEM 421    Organic Chemistry II    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers general physical and chemical properties of aromatic compounds, ethers, carbonyl compounds, amines, carbonyl derivatives, and biological compounds of interest. It also includes mass spectrometry, ultraviolet-visible (UV-VIS) spectroscopy, and carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). Special attention is given to development of reaction mechanisms, methods of organic synthesis, and instrumental analysis as they apply to organic chemistry. (Part of C-ID CHEM 160S)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh05:40PM-07:00PMLECD.MeadowsARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
TTh02:25PM-05:30PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40510493Textbook
TTh07:10PM-10:15PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40612040Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion listed above.


NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.

CHEM 495    Independent Studies in Chemistry    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABM.Payne TBA TBA12985Textbook
TBATBALABL.Zarzana TBA TBA20717Textbook

Computer Info Science - Apps (CISA)


CISA 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: BUSTEC 126
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces Microsoft Outlook, the industry-leading personal information management software. Topics include understanding and navigating the Outlook environment, creating and sending email, using email special features, managing Outlook contacts, using an electronic calendar, and creating tasks and to-do items. BUSTEC 126/CISA 126 and BUSTEC 127/CISA 127 taken together are considered sufficient preparation to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist certification for the Microsoft Outlook application and the communications portion of the International Computer Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have completed BUSTEC 126.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D11375Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D12932Textbook

CISA 127    Outlook: Tools    1 Unit

Same As: BUSTEC 127
Prerequisite: BUSTEC 126 or CISA 126 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course presents the advanced personal information management tools in Outlook. Topics include working with multiple email accounts, using rules and folders, incorporating advanced calendar and contact features, collaborating using sharing and delegate features, and customizing the Outlook user interface. In addition, the course covers the integration of Outlook with other applications in the Microsoft Office suite. Additionally, BUSTEC 126/CISA 126 and BUSTEC 127/CISA 127 taken together are considered sufficient preparation to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist certification for the Microsoft Outlook application and the communications portion of the International Computer Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have completed BUSTEC 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D11377Textbook

CISA 160    Project Management Techniques and Software    3 Units

Same As: MGMT 142
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; CISC 300
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course covers the responsibilities of a project manager. It includes the knowledge needed to manage a project, control costs, and schedule resources. It also introduces the use of project management software to track project resources, tasks, and milestones. This course is not open to students who have taken MGMT 142.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALECP.NarvandARC MAIN Online 10753Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 305    Beginning Word Processing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces word processing operations, such as creating, editing, file management techniques, and printing text. Emphasis is on formatting and document production techniques to produce professional business documents used in today's workplace. The course culminates with the study of intermediate level features such as merge, sort, graphics, macros, style, and templates.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
WORD 2016

TBATBALECJ.BrecherARC MAIN Online 10810Textbook
TBATBALABJ.BrecherARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

WORD 2016
TBATBALECJ.BrecherARC MAIN Online 10606Textbook
TBATBALABJ.BrecherARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
WORD 2016

MW02:00PM-02:50PMLECJ.DuffARC MAIN Lib Arts 12512368Textbook
WORD 2016
TBATBALECJ.DuffARC MAIN Online 12368Textbook
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLABJ.DuffARC MAIN Lib Arts 125
TBATBALABJ.DuffARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

WORD 2016
TTh07:00PM-08:25PMLECW.TheissOff Campus Natomas N10211915Textbook
TTh08:35PM-10:05PMLABW.TheissOff Campus Natomas N102
WORD 2016
TBATBALECR.SalisburyARC MAIN Online 10608Textbook
TBATBALABR.SalisburyARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

WORD 2016
TBATBALECR.SalisburyARC MAIN Online 10860Textbook
TBATBALABR.SalisburyARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 308    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces word processing and presentation software. The basic features and skills of creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting tables and graphics, and enhancing word processed documents and presentations are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11796Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11020Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11023Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 13774Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 315    Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 100 or 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the basic concepts and applications of an electronic spreadsheet program, including organizing, creating, and modifying a spreadsheet. It presents the basics of entering data in a worksheet using columns and rows, labels, and values; completing worksheet calculations using formulas and functions; and producing professional looking charts. In addition, the course introduces formatting, sorting, querying, and multi-sheet management. It also introduces 3-D cell referencing, financial functions, "Goal Seek", "VLOOKUP", "What If", and decision-making.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
EXCEL 2016

MW08:30AM-09:05AMLECC.ChapekARC MAIN Lib Arts 12510610Textbook
EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECC.ChapekARC MAIN Online 10610Textbook
MW09:05AM-09:55AMLABC.ChapekARC MAIN Lib Arts 125
TBATBALABC.ChapekARC MAIN Online
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

EXCEL 2016
Sa09:30AM-10:40AMLECW.TheissARC MAIN Lib Arts 12610762Textbook
EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECW.TheissARC MAIN Online 10762Textbook
Sa10:50AM-12:00PMLABW.TheissARC MAIN Lib Arts 126
TBATBALABW.TheissARC MAIN Online
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Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL 2016
TTh07:00PM-08:25PMLECL.ReevesOff Campus Natomas N10212391Textbook
TTh08:35PM-10:05PMLABL.ReevesOff Campus Natomas N102
EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 10732Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECC.ChapekARC MAIN Online 10862Textbook
TBATBALABC.ChapekARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
EXCEL 2016

TTh10:00AM-11:25AMLECC.StokesARC MAIN Lib Arts 12610612Textbook
TTh11:35AM-01:00PMLABC.StokesARC MAIN Lib Arts 126
EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 11283Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECL.DumaisARC MAIN Online 13771Textbook
TBATBALABL.DumaisARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECL.DumaisARC MAIN Online 11763Textbook
TBATBALABL.DumaisARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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CISA 316    Intermediate Electronic Spreadsheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 315 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of electronic worksheets with emphasis on workbook design and integration, template design, use of complex formulas, and built-in financial, logical, and database functions. It also includes look-up tables, the use of worksheet analysis tools, macros, and data integration.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
EXCEL 2016

TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 10681Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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CISA 318    Exploring Spreadsheet Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course introduces spreadsheet software. Topics include navigating a spreadsheet, editing and formatting data, using formulas and functions, inserting and formatting charts and graphics, basic database features, and analyzing data.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11024Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11096Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11797Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

M05:00PM-07:05PMLECJ.DuffOff Campus Natomas N10212712Textbook

CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1 and CISC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the use of database management programs on the microcomputer. It includes designing a database; storing, searching, and updating files; and designing and producing printed reports.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
Access 2016

TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 10614Textbook
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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Access 2016
TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 11214Textbook
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
Access 2016

TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 11798Textbook
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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Access 2016
TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 10877Textbook
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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CISA 330    Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 100.1 and CISC 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of desktop publishing (DTP) and a major desktop publishing application program. It includes page layout skills needed to produce newsletters, brochures, flyers, reports, and other marketing material. Additionally, it covers importing and placing graphics and text, using layers, master pages, frames, creating graphics using the pen tool, and working with color both digitally and in print.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
Adobe InDesign CS6/CC

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 10616Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 340    Presentation Graphics    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers an in-depth look at using presentation software in business environments. Topics include elements of good presentation design, slide show techniques, integrating and linking of various software applications and media, animation effects, and the production of presentations using a variety of hardware.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
PowerPoint 2016

TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 10864Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
PowerPoint 2016

TBATBALECG.CottonARC MAIN Online 10875Textbook
TBATBALABG.CottonARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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CISA 345    Technical Marketing Applications    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of online tactical marketing tools. It includes Search Engine Optimization (SEO), analytic tools, web building and blog applications, email marketing, and other technical marketing tools.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 12874Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 346    Social Media Applications    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces using a variety of social media applications and content platforms for marketing both small and large businesses. It includes popular applications for online social networking services, microblogging, visual bookmark boards, video-sharing websites, photoshare sites, and online image editing. It also includes tracking social media, apps and integration, link building and monetization.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 12876Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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Computer Info Science - Core (CISC)


CISC 100    Computer Fundamentals with Hands-on Lab    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This introductory course develops basic computer skills needed for college-level courses, workplace productivity, and personal enrichment. It provides individuals who are new to computing or who have very little computing experience with slower paced, general, non-technical information as well as in-class hands-on instruction reinforcement. This course introduces common computer terminology and concepts, file management, electronic mail, online course management, productivity application software, and the Internet.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T08:30AM-09:50AMLECG.CottonARC MAIN Lib Arts 12511104Textbook
Th08:30AM-09:50AMLABG.CottonARC MAIN Lib Arts 125

CISC 300    Computer Familiarization    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, and the ability to touch type.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course develops and improves the basic computer skills necessary for college-level courses, workplace productivity, and personal enrichment. It introduces common computer terminology and concepts, file management, electronic mail, online learning, productivity application software, and the Internet.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

MW10:45AM-11:50AMLECS.MageeARC MAIN Lib Arts 12510554Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:05PMLECS.MageeARC MAIN Lib Arts 12510743Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECJ.DuffARC MAIN Lib Arts 12510560Textbook

CISC 305    Introduction to the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces how the Internet works and how to effectively use basic Internet services. Topics include browser basics, search engines and search techniques, e-mail, the World Wide Web, Internet security, Internet resources, the Cloud, social networking, and building basic web pages using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 11505Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 11047Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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CISC 306    Introduction to Web Page Creation    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the production of web pages, including design, layout, construction, and presentation. A web authoring tool is used to format a web page and Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) is introduced.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
Microsoft Expression Web 4

TBATBALECR.SalisburyARC MAIN Online 13775Textbook
TBATBALABR.SalisburyARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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CISC 308    Exploring Computer Environments and the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the fundamentals of microcomputer hardware, software, and computer networking, focusing on operating systems. The fundamentals of the Internet and Internet tools are also introduced.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11021Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11022Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11099Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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TBATBALECW.TheissARC MAIN Online 13773Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines information technology and its role in solving business problems. Topics include information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, and computer systems hardware and software components. These concepts and related methods are applied through hands-on projects to develop computer-based solutions to business problems. (C-ID BUS 140; C-ID ITIS 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN Lib Arts 12110561Textbook
NOTE: Students without prior computer experience are encouraged to enroll concurrently in CISC 300. Completion of homework assignments requires running Windows-based programs.

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.HayesARC MAIN Lib Arts 12911800Textbook
NOTE: Students without prior computer experience are encouraged to enroll concurrently in CISC 300. Completion of homework assignments requires running Windows-based programs.

TBATBALECI.SabzevaryARC MAIN Online 10879Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 19    12:00PM-02:00PM Rm Raef Hall 162
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Students without prior computer experience are encouraged to enroll concurrently in CISC 300. Completion of homework assignments requires running Windows-based programs.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBATBALECR.HermleARC MAIN Online 10562Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 19    12:00PM-02:00PM Rm Raef Hall 160
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Students without prior computer experience are encouraged to enroll concurrently in CISC 300. Completion of homework assignments requires running Windows-based programs.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISC 320    Operating Systems    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces operating systems for the PC. Topics include file systems, operating system services, program management, file and directory organization, and hard drive maintenance. It also includes information on protecting your PC from viruses, Trojans, worms, adware, spyware, and other malicious network exploits. Additional topics are DOS commands and batch files.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
Windows 10

TBATBALECD.AntosARC MAIN Online 18950Textbook
TBATBALABD.AntosARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Windows 10
TBATBALECD.AntosARC MAIN Online 11130Textbook
TBATBALABD.AntosARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
Windows 10

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECC.StokesARC MAIN Lib Arts 12610866Textbook
MW10:00AM-10:50AMLABC.StokesARC MAIN Lib Arts 126

CISC 323    Linux Operating System    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and ability to touch type.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the Linux operating system for microcomputers. Concepts include the kernel, file structures, daemons, graphical user interfaces (GUI), open source, file security and permissions. Procedures for installing software, basic system administration and utilities, the Bourne again shell (BASH), command line interface utilities, and introduction to scripting topics are also covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

TTh12:00PM-01:05PMLECM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN Lib Arts 12510812Textbook
TTh01:15PM-02:20PMLABM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN Lib Arts 125

CISC 324    Intermediate Linux Operating System    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISC 323 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of CISC 323. Topics include boot loaders, Linux devices, and command line interface (CLI) system management utilities. It covers advanced Bourne Again Shell (BASH) shell scripting, including looping and decision making logic structures. Alternates to the BASH shell and regular expressions and text stream editors are introduced.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN Lib Arts 12510816Textbook
TTh01:00PM-01:50PMLABM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN Lib Arts 125

CISC 350    Introduction to Data Communications    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and ability to touch type.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces business data communication concepts, systems, technology, protocols, theory, and basic terminology. Specific topics include analog and digital data encoding and transmission; media; interfaces; packet, circuit, and broadcast networks; and data multiplexing.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 10563Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISC 351    Introduction to Local Area Networks    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320 and 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces local area networks (LAN) and provides hands-on training in LAN applications and network administration. Topics include planning, installing, and maintaining a LAN, responsibilities of the system administrator, and basic network security principles.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 11259Textbook
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISC 361    Microcomputer Support Essentials - Preparation for A+ Certification    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 310, 320, and 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 42 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course is the first of two courses covering support and repair for stand-alone personal computers. It includes training to troubleshoot hardware to a field replaceable component. Operating systems installation and simple networking are also covered. The course provides a firm grounding in the supporting software that runs the hardware and in distinguishing hardware from software problems. This course, along with CISC 363, prepares students for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ certification.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

TBATBALECW.GreenARC MAIN Online
M05:30PM-08:40PMLABW.GreenARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D10662Textbook
TBATBALABW.GreenARC MAIN Online 10662Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

T05:30PM-08:40PMLABW.GreenARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D18952Textbook
TBATBALABW.GreenARC MAIN Online 18952Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISC 362    Microcomputer and Applications Support    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CISC 361
Advisory: CISA 305, 315, and 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course is an in-depth investigation of the technical, business, soft, and self-management skills technicians need to provide effective customer service and support in an information technology (IT) environment. Customer service and problem solving skills needed for success in a small or large business environment are introduced. Students serve as assistants in computer support in one of the American River College (ARC) computer classrooms/labs.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

W05:30PM-06:45PMLECW.GreenARC MAIN DaviesHall 10311218Textbook
TBATBALECW.GreenARC MAIN Online 11218Textbook
TBATBALABW.GreenARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISC 363    Microcomputer Support Technical - Preparation for A+ Certification    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISC 361 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 42 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course is the second of two courses providing a foundation in personal computer (PC) support. Hands-on skills include advanced component installation and configuration, troubleshooting component hardware, and configuring and troubleshooting major operating systems and networking hardware. This course along with CISC 361 prepares students for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ Certification exam.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECW.GreenARC MAIN Online 11223Textbook
M05:30PM-08:40PMLABW.GreenARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D
TBATBALABW.GreenARC MAIN Online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISC 498    Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to computer information science with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Computer Information Science Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of computer information science. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA11542Textbook
TBATBALABA.Domek TBA TBA11542Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 2 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

T06:30PM-07:20PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Lib Arts 12611543Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11543Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 16-Dec 09

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11546Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11546Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 21 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 9 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 126.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Computer Info Science-Network (CISN)


CISN 110    Networking Technologies - Preparation for N+ Certification    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course in networking software and hardware. Topics include modems, communication protocols, local and wide area networks, intra- and inter-networks, network architectures, topologies, and the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) model. This course, along with CISN 111, provides preparation for the Computer Technology Industry Association N+ certification test.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

TBATBALECW.GreenARC MAIN Online 10859Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBATBALECW.GreenARC MAIN Online 12243Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISN 111    Intermediate Networking Technologies - Preparation for N+ Certification    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is an intermediate course in networking software and hardware. Topics include network operating systems setup, analyzing network performance, diagnosing and repairing of network problems, and network security techniques. This course, along with CISN 110, provides preparation for the Computer Technology Industry Association N+ certification test.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TBATBALECW.GreenARC MAIN Online 10858Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISN 119    TCP/IP Protocols    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 350
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the TCP/IP protocol suite for the Internet. Information to support and manage TCP/IP is provided. Additional topics include routing; tunneling; IP addressing and subnetting; IP version 4 and IP version 6; virtual private networks; network address translation; ports and sockets; and many other individual protocols.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALECL.DumaisARC MAIN Online 10718Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISN 140    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: Networking Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 310, 320, or 350
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. It surveys data communication protocols, standards, hardware and software components and basic networking concepts. Topics include the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and TCP/IP models, IP addressing and subnetting, routing concepts, LAN media, Ethernet, and network configuration, troubleshooting and analysis. This is the first course in preparation for Cisco CCNA certification examination. ARC is a certified Cisco Networking Academy and all courses are taught by Cisco Certified Academy Instructors (CCAI).

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11

MW06:00PM-09:10PMLECM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN Lib Arts 12510697Textbook
MW09:20PM-10:25PMLABM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN Lib Arts 125

CISN 141    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: Routing Protocols and Concepts    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 140 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course describes the architecture, components, and operation of routers, and explains the principles of routing and routing protocols. Topics include configuring, verifying, and troubleshooting Routing Information Protocol (RIP) version 1 and 2, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) routing protocols. Basic router configuration and troubleshooting, networking theory, and IP addressing are also covered. This is the second course in preparation for Cisco CCNA certification examination. ARC is a certified Cisco Networking Academy and all courses are taught by Cisco Certified Academy Instructors (CCAI).

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

MW06:00PM-09:10PMLECM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN Lib Arts 12510695Textbook
MW09:20PM-10:10PMLABM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN Lib Arts 125

CISN 300    Network Systems Administration    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320, 350, and 351
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the administration of a server in a client/server network. Topics include designing a basic network, installing and configuring a network operating system, and managing network security with user and group accounts. Additional topics are creating network shares, setting up and managing network printers, backing up servers, monitoring and setting access permissions on network resources, and establishing policies and procedures for network operations.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
Win Server 2012

W06:00PM-07:15PMLECL.DumaisARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D11094Textbook
Win Server 2012
TBATBALECL.DumaisARC MAIN Online 11094Textbook
W07:25PM-09:00PMLABL.DumaisARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D
TBATBALABL.DumaisARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. This class meets one night per week only for lab.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
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CISN 302    Intermediate Network Systems Administration    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced system administration in a client/server network. Topics include configuring the server environment, implementing system policies, implementing and managing fault-tolerant disk volumes, and managing applications. Additional topics covered are managing connectivity for different network and client operating systems, as well as managing and implementing remote servers. This course covers material required for one of the Microsoft MCSE Networking certification examinations.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
Win Server 2012

W06:00PM-07:15PMLECL.DumaisARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D11097Textbook
Win Server 2012
TBATBALECL.DumaisARC MAIN Online 11097Textbook
W07:25PM-09:00PMLABL.DumaisARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D
TBATBALABL.DumaisARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. This hybrid class meets one night per week only for lab.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISN 307    Windows Active Directory Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers how to install, configure, and administer Microsoft Windows Active Directory services. It also focuses on implementing Group Policy and understanding the Group Policy tasks required to manage users and computers. Group Policies are used to configure and manage the user desktop environment, configure and manage software, and implement and manage security settings. Installation and configuration of Domain Naming System (DNS) and Windows Internet Naming System (WINS) are covered, as well as publishing, replication and the backup of the directory services data base.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
Win Server 2012

TBATBALECL.DumaisARC MAIN Online 11100Textbook
T03:30PM-06:40PMLABL.DumaisARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Computer Info Science -Program (CISP)


CISP 300    Algorithm Design/Problem Solving    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 310
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces methods for solving typical computer problems through algorithm design. Topics include assessing and analyzing computer problems in a top-down, divide-and-conquer approach that leads to a programming solution. It also covers programming plans and detailed design documents from which source code versions of programs are created.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

Sa09:00AM-12:05PMLECK.ShaukatARC MAIN Lib Arts 12111170Textbook
Sa09:00AM-12:05PMLECT.DolceARC MAIN Lib Arts 12111170Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECK.ShaukatARC MAIN Lib Arts 12910684Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLECT.DolceARC MAIN Lib Arts 12110717Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECK.ShaukatARC MAIN Lib Arts 12912428Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECK.ShaukatARC MAIN Lib Arts 12912584Textbook

CISP 310    Assembly Language Programming for Microcomputers    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 360 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the organization and behavior of real computer systems at the assembly-language level. Topics include the mapping of statements and constructs in a high-level language onto sequences of machine instructions, as well as the internal representation of simple data types and structures. Numerical computation is examined, noting the various data representation errors and potential procedural errors. (C-ID COMP 142)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECT.AuyeungARC MAIN Lib Arts 12112429Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABT.AuyeungARC MAIN Lib Arts 128
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.AuyeungARC MAIN Lib Arts 12120330Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABT.AuyeungARC MAIN Lib Arts 126

CISP 350    Database Programming    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISA 320 and CISC 310
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in Structured Query Language (SQL) database programming. Topics include database normalization, subqueries, joins, import/export, privileges, and Procedural Language (PL)/SQL programming.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Oracle

MW01:30PM-02:20PMLECI.SabzevaryARC MAIN Lib Arts 12810664Textbook
Oracle
TBATBALECI.SabzevaryARC MAIN Online 10664Textbook