Spring 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)

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Accounting (ACCT)


ACCT 101    Fundamentals of College Accounting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 105 or MATH 100, 104 or 132; and ENGWR 102; and ENGRD 116 OR ELSR 320 and ESLW 320
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course in small business accounting. It 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 and balance sheets are prepared and analyzed. Additional topics include cash management and bank reconciliations, sales and purchase discounts, sales taxes, and payroll. This course is required for accounting degree and certificate candidates.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Zhang              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    12070 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Zhang              ARC MAIN Lib 001         12644 Textbook
Th        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Lib 002         12676 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Online          12676 Textbook
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

MW        07:45PM-09:05PM LEC R.Ardans             ARC MAIN Lib 001         12434 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC G.Giles              Off Campus McClellan 101 19205 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Online          11052 Textbook
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


ACCT 103    Intermediate Accounting - Part I    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 301 or 481 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC J.Halle              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    12418 
Textbook
TTh       07:15PM-09:20PM LEC J.Halle              Off Campus Natomas/Ik C201 12435 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Zhang              ARC MAIN Online          13016 Textbook
F         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Zhang              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    13016 Textbook
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


ACCT 104    Intermediate Accounting - Part II    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 301 or 481 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:45PM-09:50PM LEC J.Halle              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    12248 
Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC J.Halle              Off Campus Natomas/Ik C201 12420 Textbook


ACCT 107    Auditing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ACCT 103 and 104
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, Jan 17-May 20
M         07:30PM-08:50PM LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  12621 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Online          12621 Textbook
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

MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Steinwert          Off Campus Natomas/Ik C201 12577 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Online          12332 Textbook
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


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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Pollard            ARC MAIN Lib 001         12249 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Pollard            ARC MAIN Online          13976 Textbook
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


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, Jan 17-May 20
Th        07:00PM-08:35PM LEC D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Lib 002         11704 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Online          11704 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Online          13017 Textbook
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


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, Jan 17-Feb 25
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Online          13978 
Textbook
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


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, Feb 26-Apr 08
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Online          13979 
Textbook
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


ACCT 134    California Payroll Administration    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 121 or 131 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 complex knowledge necessary for processing payroll for employees in the state of California based on the stateās strict wage and hour requirements. Topics include Department of Industrial Relations enforcement guidelines, calculating overtime based on state wage and hour laws, garnishment guidelines, state disability, state income tax withholding, state unemployment, and alternative work weeks.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Online          19896 
Textbook
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
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 or 481 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, Jan 17-May 20
W         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Lib 002         12250 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Online          12250 Textbook
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


ACCT 160    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance    2 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 125 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course prepares students to qualify as basic level tax preparers and assist taxpayer-clients in the preparation and filing of both federal and California income tax returns. The course meets Internal Revenue Service requirements and is recognized as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This course is not open to students who have completed ACCT 127.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Online          18929 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-04:05PM LAB D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: This is a hybrid class with a mandatory orientation on Saturday, January 17, 09:00AM - 04:05PM in Room 122/123.
Labs will be scheduled on Saturdays February 7, 21, 28 & March 7,14 in Room 122/123 & 125.
Enrollment limitation: By January 31, 2015, the enrollee must submit the required certificate of completion for the Internal Revenue Service's Exam for volunteers. For further information about the exam and 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


ACCT 161    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance II    2 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 160 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students an opportunity to prepare higher-level tax returns including returns with itemized deductions, and self employment income, review and approve the returns prepared by other students, and to manage a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Online          18931 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-04:05PM LAB D.Kiefer             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE: This is a hybrid class with a mandatory orientation on Saturday, January 17, 09:00AM - 04:05PM in Room 122/123.
Labs will be scheduled on Saturdays February 7, 21, 28 & March 7,14 in Room 122/123 & 125.
Enrollment limitation: By January 31, 2014, the enrollee must submit the required certificate of completion for the Internal Revenue Service's Exam for volunteers. For further information about the exam and 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


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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC R.Reilly             ARC MAIN Lib 001         11119 
Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC L.Zhang              ARC MAIN Lib 001         13018 Textbook
MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC R.Reilly             ARC MAIN Lib 001         11118 Textbook
TTh       10:15AM-12:20PM LEC R.Ardans             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    11117 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-03:35PM LEC L.Zhang              ARC MAIN Lib 001         11949 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC R.Ardans             ARC MAIN Lib 001         12593 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Lee                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    11050 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC J.Slovak             Off Campus Natomas/Ik C221 11048 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Andrews            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A119 12436 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Reilly             ARC MAIN Online          11049 Textbook
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


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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC M.Pollard            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    11401 
Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC R.Ardans             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    11051 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-09:05PM LEC V.Vervilos           ARC MAIN Lib 001         12419 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.McGinnis           Off Campus Natomas/Ik C220 12437 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Pollard            ARC MAIN Online          12687 Textbook
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


ACCT 341    Computerized Accounting    2 Units

Prerequisite: ACCT 101 or 301 with a grade of "C" or better
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, revenues and accounts receivable, expenses and accounts payable, fixed assets and depreciation, payroll, banking and bank reconciliations, job costing, adjusting and closing entries, and financial statements. It 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, Peachtree, or other contemporary accounting systems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
QuickBooks
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Reilly             ARC MAIN Online          13223 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB R.Reilly             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
QuickBooks
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Reilly             ARC MAIN Online          13019 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Reilly             ARC 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


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, Jan 17-May 20
W         07:45PM-09:05PM LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12645 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Online          12645 Textbook
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

M         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Lib 002         13793 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Diamond            ARC MAIN Online          13793 Textbook
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

Administration of Justice (ADMJ)


ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 102, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320; 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.
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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Manduca            Off Campus McClellan 208 12744 
Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Manduca            Off Campus McClellan 218 12745 Textbook
M         05:30PM-08:45PM LEC M.Bennett            Off Campus McClellan 218 13055 Textbook


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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Manduca            Off Campus McClellan 022 14174 
Textbook


ADMJ 302    Community Relations: Multicultural Issues    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ESLW 320
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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Gorre              Off Campus McClellan 022 12884 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Gorre              Off Campus McClellan 022 13552 Textbook


ADMJ 304    Juvenile Delinquency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
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, Jan 17-May 20
W         02:15PM-05:20PM LEC L.Riley              Off Campus McClellan 218 13385 
Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Powers             Off Campus McClellan 022 12746 Textbook


ADMJ 320    Concepts of Criminal Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
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, Jan 17-May 20
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC J.McGinness          Off Campus McClellan 220 12885 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McGinness          Off Campus McClellan 220 12747 Textbook


ADMJ 322    Criminal Procedures    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an in-depth study of criminal procedures used to enforce substantive law at both the federal and state level. Every step of the criminal process, from arrest to appeal, is thoroughly explored.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         05:00PM-08:05PM LEC E.Jensen             Off Campus McClellan 218 12886 
Textbook


ADMJ 323    Legal Aspects of Evidence    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 102, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320; 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 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, Jan 17-May 20
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Pezone             Off Campus McClellan 218 12887 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Pezone             Off Campus McClellan 111 19203 Textbook


ADMJ 330    Criminal Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ESLW 320
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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC P.Conrad             Off Campus McClellan 218 12754 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Conrad             Off Campus McClellan 111 19204 Textbook


ADMJ 331    Patrol Procedures    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the early development and present-day role of patrol operations and techniques used by local law enforcement agencies. Major topics include community policing, effective patrol strategies, gang awareness, and key factors affecting deployment of patrol resources, such as community involvement and meeting department objectives.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC J.Manduca            Off Campus McClellan 218 12889 
Textbook


ADMJ 340    Introduction to Correctional Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the history and trends of adult and juvenile corrections including probation and parole. It focuses on the legal issues, specific laws, and general operation of correctional institutions. The relationship between corrections and other components of the judicial system is examined. (C-ID AJ 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC L.Riley              Off Campus McClellan 218 12753 
Textbook

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, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Gonzales           ARC MAIN Online          20947 
Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Warman             ARC MAIN CDC 140         10890 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Coldiron           Off Campus McClellan 204 13971 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Gonzales           ARC MAIN Online          13187 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Christiansen       ARC MAIN Online          10889 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Christiansen       ARC MAIN Online          13550 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

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, 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 the course. This course is not open to students who have completed ANTH 480.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Kapell             Off Campus McClellan 102A 19903 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 21-May 20
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N201  19241 Textbook
T         07:45PM-09:20PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N201  19241 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on Tuesday evenings 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13468 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10935 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10934 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC M.Kapell             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  13246 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11658 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13639 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC M.Grofe              Off Campus Natomas N101  14440 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC M.Grofe              Off Campus Natomas N101  12438 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Hoffman            Off Campus Natomas N203  13311 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          10937 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 20, 2015. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN Online          13155 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 20, 2015. This course meets entirely online. For further 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11154 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

F         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Delgadillo         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  12986 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet, D2L, etc., is required for this section.

TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB L.Vittitow           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  18952 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11155 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools, i.e., Internet, D2L, etc., is required for this section.

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB D.Hoffman            Off Campus Natomas N201  12439 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 303    Introduction to Forensic Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BIOL 102, BIOL 115, BIOL 430, OR ANTH 300 and 301; 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; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of forensic anthropology, an applied field of physical anthropology. Forensic anthropology uses the analysis of human skeletal remains to answer medico-legal questions. This course emphasizes current techniques used in analysis of human skeletal remains, medico-legal procedures, and the role of the anthropologist in the investigative process. It examines the basics of bone biology, methods of skeletal analysis, and recognition of bone pathology and trauma.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Nelson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  20209 
Textbook


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 system, 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, method and theory are applied to the study of human culture. This course is not open to students who have already completed ANTH 481.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       02:30PM-05:40PM LEC A.Hertzberg          Off Campus McClellan 022 11952 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 21-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 13667 Textbook
Sa        12:40PM-03:45PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus Natomas N203  13667 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on online AND in the classroom on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  10940 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Sukkary-Stolba     ARC MAIN Raef 160        10939 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Bowden             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  20055 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.



F         04:30PM-07:35PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  11759 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.



TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Hattari            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12987 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.




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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
T         05:30PM-08:40PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      Off Campus McClellan 112 13132 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          13132 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.
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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC L.Vittitow           Off Campus Natomas N101  20112 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  18954 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


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: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Kingsnorth         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  13469 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Araujo             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13641 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 333    American Indians of California    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D1; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys the sociocultural systems of California Indians from the prehistoric period to the present. In addition to offering an overview of the diversity and complexity of aboriginal California, it includes environmental adaptations, material culture, social structure, ideology, and response to change. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Worley             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 202  14149 
Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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. Familiarization with specific observational research methods and the practical application of these methods in a contemporary setting is emphasized. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  18956 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN Online          18956 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 336    Anthropology of Sex, Sexuality and Gender    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; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4A
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course is an introductory overview from a global anthropological perspective of the relationship between sexual behavior and sexuality as well as gender and other socially ascribed statuses. Diverse modern and past human and non-human primate communities are compared bio-culturally. Integrating the basic branches of anthropology -- cultural, biological, linguistic and archaeological anthropology -- the course examines the role, function, and evolution of sex in the human primate. It examines the relationship between sex, sexuality, gender to adaptation as well as to social behavior and to cultural variation. The implications of research methodologies and theory in investigating sex, sexuality, culture and biology are evaluated.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Casper-Denman      ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  18955 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, 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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Worley              TBA TBA                 18958 
Textbook

Art (ART)


ART 295    Independent Studies in Art    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Mattson             TBA TBA                 19867 
Textbook


ART 300    Elementary Drawing and Composition    3 Units

Course Family:
Drawing Fundamentals
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 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 510    11694 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    12865 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  11936 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    11083 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11085 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
F         08:30AM-10:20AM LEC K.Roughton           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  12867 Textbook
F         10:30AM-01:35PM LAB K.Roughton           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510    13303 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB D.Samborski          ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  12157 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Gessler            Off Campus Natomas N201  12442 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Gessler            Off Campus Natomas N201    
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC P.Wood               Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125 19206 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB P.Wood               Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125   
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ART 302    Elementary Drawing and Composition    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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    11087 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB D.Richey             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Gessler            Off Campus Natomas N201  12444 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Gessler            Off Campus Natomas N201    
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ART 304    Figure Drawing and Composition    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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510    12871 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 306    Facial Expression and Anatomy    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 320
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ART 304
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers human facial expression and anatomy using live models, anatomical references and imagination. Issues of expression as it relates to skeletal and muscular anatomy will be addressed through a series of 2D and 3D projects. Not open to students who have taken ARTNM 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    12159 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


ART 314    Introduction to Illustration    3 Units

Course Family:
Applied Drawing
Same As: ARTNM 370
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a survey of the history of illustration, defining areas of specialization and the illustrator's role in visual communication. The appropriate use of materials, tools and methods is evaluated. Illustration is analyzed as a method of visual problem solving through a series of projects with varied applications. This course is not open to students who have taken ARTNM 370.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  12164 Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    


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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC D.Gardner            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11091 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB D.Gardner            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  12365 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11757 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 504      



TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125 14039 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas/Ik D125   
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online          12368 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Maddock            ARC MAIN Online            
A mandatory orientation is required for this online class on Jan. 20, 2015, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 104. ARTNM 302 is a high advisory for this class. Please visit the course website for information about this class www.arc.losrios.edu/online. The class uses Adobe (Illustrator and Photoshop) for the projects associated with this course. You will need your own software or access to it through the LRC to follow the assignments. Links to purchase the software are provided in the class information on the class website link.


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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    11363 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 327    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 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    12507 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504      


ART 329    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 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 504    12575 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  13107 Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Mattson            ARC 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 is an intermediate watercolor course. It includes an in-depth study of contemporary methods and concepts in transparent watercolor. Emphasis is given to different approaches to watercolor, as well as composition, technical problems and solutions, and individual style development. Each semester different artists are discussed to illustrate concepts and techniques. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  13109 Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    


ART 339    Integrating Digital Media with Traditional Media I    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 331
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course combines the materials and techniques used in both new media technology and traditional art practices. It explores a wide variety of ideas, tools, and resources. Topics include history, theory, and practice surrounding digital and traditional image generation, image manipulation, image transfer, and material exploration. The course emphasizes developing unique forms of portfolio quality projects demonstrating new approaches and methods of integrating digital media with traditional media forms. This course is not available to students who have taken ARTNM 331.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         05:30PM-06:35PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  12896 
Textbook
M         08:10PM-09:00PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    12896 Textbook
M         06:45PM-08:05PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
M         09:10PM-10:45PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:30AM-10:20AM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501    11093 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501      


ART 372    Sculpture    3 Units

Course Family:
Sculpture
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: 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501    19759 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Parker             ARC MAIN FineArts 501      


ART 383    Metal Design: Emphasis In Fabrication    3 Units

Course Family:
Small Metal Arts
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers contemporary approaches to fabrication for bench jewelry repair and manufacturing. Jewelry projects utilize processes of fabrication including soldering, forming, stone setting and cutting of metals. Basic use of tools and techniques for use with jeweler's metals are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 501    13963 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 501      


ART 384    Metal Design: Emphasis In Casting    3 Units

Course Family:
Small Metal Arts
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers contemporary approaches to casting techniques, mold making, and wax patterns used for jewelry repair and production. Aspects of metal casting for small-scale jewelry and jewelry-part replacement are studied. Basic methods and techniques for wax working, kiln burnout, centrifugal, vacuum and gravity casting, vulcanized rubber molds and metal finishing are emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        05:00PM-05:50PM LEC M.Clark              ARC MAIN FineArts 501    19349 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB M.Clark              ARC 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    11738 Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    11097 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    11099 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    11740 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502      
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC L.Gelfman            ARC MAIN FineArts 502    11742 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB L.Gelfman            ARC 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 discussion and studio participation relating to the structural, technical and intellectual aspects of film making. Work by contemporary film makers will be sued to supplement class lectures and criticism. The student choosing to make an individual film must furnish camera, film and processing. Equipment and materials are supplied for students participating in a group film.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 162        11101 
Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 162          


ART 440    Artists' Materials and Techniques    3 Units

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, ESLL 320 or ESLR 320 or ESLW 320 or placement through assessment process
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on developing and analyzing media used in the creation of paintings and drawings. Information about the various materials, their relationship to personal imagery and style, in both traditional and contemporary painting and drawing is emphasized. Study in the composition of pigments, paints, oil mediums, inks, dyes, pastel, crayon, fresco and other artists' materials (egg tempera, silver point, encaustic) are fundamental to the course. Included are the use of tools and materials in constructing painting supports and carriers, and techniques of matting and framing art work.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        01:30PM-03:20PM LEC S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  12168 Textbook
Th        03:30PM-06:35PM LAB S.Mattson            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    


ART 442    Art Gallery Operations    2 Units

Course Family:
Gallery Management
Prerequisite: Two college art courses
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers gallery preparation and maintenance for students grounded in fundamentals of the visual arts. It involves experience in planning and installing exhibitions.A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 16-30 hours which may include work as a gallery attendant and gallery docent.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Sheldon             TBA TBA                 11103 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sheldon             TBA TBA                   
Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Sheldon             TBA TBA                   
This class meets in Room 503
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ART 444    Art Gallery and Portfolio Preparation    3 Units

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: ART 442 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers study in both sides of the business world of art, including gaining entrance into galleries as an artist and finding, installing, and advertising professional gallery exhibitions (portfolio management). Emphasis is on the selection of exhibitions, announcements, and receptions in addition to photographing art and preparing artists' statements and resumes. Field trips to galleries and museums are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 503    12170 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB M.Sheldon            ARC MAIN FineArts 503      
Field trips are mandatory. 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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Mattson             TBA TBA                 14522 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Gelfman             TBA TBA                 20720 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sheldon             TBA TBA                 20721 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sheldon             TBA TBA                 20722 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Mattson             TBA TBA                 20723 Textbook

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 - First, Jan 17-Mar 11
W         07:45PM-09:20PM LEC T.Powell             Off Campus Natomas N203  13657 
Textbook
Sa        12:40PM-05:00PM LEC T.Powell             Off Campus Natomas N203  13657 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on Wednesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Gessler            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A205 12441 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Mirmobiny          ARC MAIN Online          21013 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 21-May 20
W         06:00PM-07:35PM LEC J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas N203  13999 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:20PM LEC J.Albertson          Off Campus Natomas N203  13999 Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on Wednesday evenings AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN Raef 161        11426 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC K.Magri              ARC MAIN Raef 161        11434 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 160        11435 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC D.Samborski          ARC MAIN Raef 161        12874 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 160        11436 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 160        12609 Textbook
MW        08:30PM-09:50PM LEC T.Brozovich          ARC MAIN Raef 160        11437 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC P.Wood               Off Campus Natomas N202  12440 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Lui                ARC MAIN Online          19351 Textbook
A Mandatory orientation is required for this online class in room 104 at the Learning Resource Center on January, 2015, time TBA. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC D.Lui                ARC MAIN Raef 161        12127 
Textbook


ARTH 308    Renaissance Tradition in Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, 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 painting, sculpture and architecture of European and U.S. cultures from the 14th century early Renaissance to the 19th century pre-Impressionist period. Outstanding art works of each major period are discussed, analyzed, and placed within an historical context.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Lui                ARC MAIN Raef 161        12058 
Textbook


ARTH 310    Modern Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLL 320, ESLW 320, 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 and discussion of the historical evolution of fine arts from the 1850s through the 1970s. Examples showing the relationships between various techniques and styles in Modern Art are analyzed. Field trips to art galleries or museums may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Magri              ARC MAIN Raef 161        11990 
Textbook


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 studies the art and culture of Islam. It primarily focuses on Islamic art and architecture and provides fundamental information on the formation of Islamic art, its history and philosophy. It identifies works of art produced by artists from Muslim countries and regions. This course includes but is not limited to visual examples from Arabic, Persian and Indian cultures. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Mirmobiny          ARC MAIN Online          12506 
Textbook
A Mandatory orientation is required for this online class in room 104 at the Learning Resource Center on January , 2015, Time TBA. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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. Social and political commentary in art are another primary focus. A field trip to a local art exhibition may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Magri              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  12172 
Textbook

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, Jan 17-May 20
Intro to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
T         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC J.Rochford           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    19985 
Textbook
T         06:30PM-07:50PM LAB J.Rochford           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      


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, Jan 17-May 20
M         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103  19210 
Textbook
M         05:00PM-07:05PM LEC S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103  19210 Textbook
M         07:45PM-09:55PM LAB S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103    
M         07:15PM-10:35PM LAB S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103    
M         05:00PM-07:50PM LAB S.Mehallo             TBA TBA                   
Sa        01:00PM-05:15PM LAB S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103    


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, Jan 17-May 20
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Pedersen           Off Campus Natomas N103  19212 
Textbook


ARTNM 320    Facial Expression and Anatomy    3 Units

Same As: ART 306
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ART 304
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers human facial expression and anatomy using live models, anatomical references and imagination. Issues of expression as it relates to skeletal and muscular anatomy will be addressed through a series of 2D and 3D projects. This course is not open to students who have taken ART 306.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510    12162 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB B.Nelsen             ARC MAIN FineArts 510      


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, Jan 17-May 20
Adobe Illustrator CC
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Hendrickson        ARC MAIN Online          14000 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Hendrickson        ARC MAIN Online            
Adobe Illustrator CC
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Hendrickson        ARC MAIN Online          19973 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Hendrickson        ARC MAIN Online            


ARTNM 326    Digital Painting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 300 and ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the basic operating principles of Corel Painter to create and manipulate images. The fundamental skills of drawing and painting are applied to individual portfolio quality projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Corel Painter X3
T         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC D.Herrera            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    11109 
Textbook
T         10:50AM-11:20AM LAB D.Herrera            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Herrera            ARC 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

Corel Painter X3
F         01:15PM-02:05PM LEC J.Rochford           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    13118 Textbook
Corel Painter X3
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Rochford           ARC MAIN Online          13118 Textbook
F         02:15PM-03:35PM LAB J.Rochford           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Rochford           ARC MAIN Online            


ARTNM 328    Digital Photo Imagery - PhotoShop Basics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 320; CISC 300 (Macintosh); 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.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to computer-based photographic imaging using the basic operating principles of Adobe PhotoShop. Topics include color field variation, retouching, and the integration of graphics and photographs. The tools of the software application are applied to produce individual portfolio quality projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Schindler          ARC MAIN Online          20187 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Schindler          ARC MAIN Online            
Online
This class meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Adobe Photoshop CC
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Online          11744 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Online            
Online
This class meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Adobe Photoshop CC
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Driscoll           ARC MAIN Online          11901 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Driscoll           ARC MAIN Online            
Online
This class meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ARTNM 330    Intermediate Digital Photo Imagery    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 328 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course addresses the intermediate techniques of digital photo imagery. Topics include the terminology of digital photo imaging, intermediate masking, channel and curve techniques, photomontage history and techniques, intermediate black and white techniques, issues surrounding dynamic range, color correction, features of the Action and History palettes, exploration of Layer Blending Modes, printing and/or transferring images onto various different media, working with large format images and commercial printers.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    12782 
Textbook
Th        11:05AM-11:35AM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Online            


ARTNM 331    Integrating Digital Media with Traditional Media I    3 Units

Same As: ART 339
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course combines the materials and techniques used in both new media technology and traditional art practices. It explores a wide variety of ideas, tools, and resources. Topics include history, theory, and practice surrounding digital and traditional image generation, image manipulation, image transfer, and material exploration. The course emphasizes developing unique forms of portfolio quality projects demonstrating new approaches and methods of integrating digital media with traditional media forms. This course is not available to students who have taken ART 339.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         05:30PM-06:35PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  12784 
Textbook
M         08:10PM-09:00PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    12784 Textbook
M         06:45PM-08:05PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    
M         09:10PM-10:45PM LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


ARTNM 332    Digital Video    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 302
Enrollment Limitation: with a C or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies the principles of cinematography and editing to the production of digital video. Industry standard software is employed to capture/import, edit, and produce high-end visual productions. The course includes transitions, multiple layers, alpha channels, and composite green screen segments. Evaluation of multimedia projects containing video segments in terms of design aesthetics and technical competence is included. This course examines the genres of documentary, short narrative film, title sequencing, and experimental film.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Adobe Premiere CC
F         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC L.Hohlwein           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    11624 
Textbook
F         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB L.Hohlwein           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      


ARTNM 352    Design for Publication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 320 or ARTNM 310 AND ARTNM 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the basic operating principles of digital page layout software using Adobe InDesign. Principles of typography and the development of the printed page are applied to individual portfolio-quality projects. Areas of focus include book, magazine, and newspaper design, as well as publications such as newsletters, journals, and catalogs. An overview of promotionals, such as fliers, posters, and brochures is also included.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
WF        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103  19216 
Textbook
WF        05:00PM-07:05PM LEC S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103  19216 Textbook
WF        07:45PM-09:55PM LAB S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103    
WF        07:15PM-10:50PM LAB S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103    
Sa        08:00AM-11:50AM LAB S.Mehallo            Off Campus Natomas N103    


ARTNM 354    Digital Prepress    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 352 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ARTNM 302 AND ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces digital prepress for graphic design using industry standard software, like Adobe InDesign. Areas of focus include desktop production for commercial offset printing, preparation of print-ready digital files, paper selection, and the language necessary to properly communicate with commercial printers. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    12780 
Textbook
M         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      


ARTNM 358    College Magazine: Art Selection and Editing    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTH 300 and ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 36 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in the editing 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 implementation of a submission process for art work including art handling, tracking of submissions, photography for print and evaluation of submissions. It may be taken four times for credit. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 6-20 hours which may include photographing 2D and 3D artwork, scanning or photographing photographic artwork, downloading or scanning digital submissions, and production organization such as reformatting and naming files, organizing files into media groups for evaluation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         02:00PM-03:10PM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    12177 
Textbook
W         03:20PM-04:40PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Martinez            TBA TBA                   
TBA Lab hours = 9 hours. Will be fulfilled through a mandatory photo shoot - Feb. 11, 12, & 13


ARTNM 370    Introduction to Illustration    3 Units

Same As: ART 314
Prerequisite: ART 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a survey of the history of illustration, defining areas of specialization and the illustrator's role in visual communication. The appropriate use of materials, tools and methods is evaluated. Illustration is analyzed as a method of visual problem solving through a series of projects with varied applications. This course is not open to students who have taken ART 314.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101  12166 
Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101    


ARTNM 401    Introduction to Web Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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, Jan 17-May 20
Dreamweaver CC
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN Online          12175 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:     Saturday, January 17    02:00PM-03:30PM    Room 127
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Dreamweaver CS6
Sa        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC W.Mead               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    19971 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Mead               ARC 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


ARTNM 402    Intermediate Web Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 328, ARTNM 401, or CISW 307 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ARTNM 330 and CISW 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers production and intermediate design processes for the web with an emphasis on visual design. Various industry standard software applications are employed to create original graphics, control layout and type, process images, and publish professional web pages and/or sites. Topics include an in-depth discussion on the processes and the strategies of combining text, images, animation, video and audio elements to create compelling visual experiences for web users.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Dreamweaver/PhotoShop CS6
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN Online          11111 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Young              ARC MAIN Online            
Online
This class meets entirely online.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ARTNM 404    Interactive Basics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 324 or 402
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the design and delivery of rich interactive content suitable for graphical experiences across personal computers, mobile devices, and screens. Topics include generating interactivity between vector-based graphics, animation, integration of sound, raster graphics, and video. Industry standard workflow from image authoring to interactive authoring is discussed in detail. Visual design principles and interface design concepts are integrated into the making of portfolio-quality rich media projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Adobe Flash CC
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Driscoll           ARC MAIN Online          19400 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Driscoll           ARC 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, Jan 17-May 20
Adobe Flash CC
Th        12:25PM-02:15PM LEC M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    13391 
Textbook
Th        02:25PM-05:30PM LAB M.Stoehr             ARC 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 3D modeling, lighting, and rendering, using industry standard software. The primary focus of this course is modeling using polygons, surfaces, and curves. Other areas of focus include studio lighting and simulated lighting, such as global illumination and color bleeding, to produce quality demo reel renders of the models. Software application tools are applied to produce images for use in fine art, design, broadcast, film, games, and the Web.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Autodesk Maya 2015
T         12:25PM-02:15PM LEC M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    12130 
Textbook
T         02:25PM-05:30PM LAB M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      


ARTNM 422    3D Character Animation    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ART 375 and DANCE 330
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides character animation techniques using industry standard software. The traditional principles from the golden years of Disney Studios are applied and translated to the computer generated 3D (CG 3D) environment; also to characters that walk, breathe, and act according to the twelve principles of animation. In addition, topics of focus are weight, thought process, and the wave principle. Technical issues, such as walking along an uneven ground and locomotion around obstacles, are addressed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Autodesk Maya 2015
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    19403 
Textbook
W         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      


ARTNM 431    3D Short Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course surveys and practices the pipeline of computer generated three dimensional (CG 3D) imagery based on real world short production scenarios; productions that are three minutes or less. The essential skills needed to survive in the Sacramento Valley CG 3D markets are covered. Areas of focus include a variety of real world short production scenarios, such as court room scene reenactment, work-at-home on-line markets, small business CG 3D logo, as well as visualization projects in the medical, invention, architectural, and landscaping fields.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Autodesk Maya 2015
F         04:00PM-05:50PM LEC M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    19394 
Textbook
F         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB M.Stoehr             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127      


ARTNM 450    Portfolio for Art New Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of 9 units from one Art New Media Certificate with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course provides essential skills, strategies and processes involved in organizing, selecting, writing and marketing one's creative work. Topics include file organization, file accessibility and backup, research techniques, target identification, resume building, letter of interest, portfolio construction, building resumes, interview techniques, interview body language, job research, and portfolio presentation. The portfolio can be tailored for application for jobs in the creative industry, transfer to 4-year art or graphics programs, graduate schools, gallery exhibitions, artist residencies, scholarships and artist grants.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Martinez           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 127    12378 
Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB C.Martinez           ARC 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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Stoehr              TBA TBA                 19396 
Textbook


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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer position, or job related to art new media. 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 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to fulfill 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. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants; returning participants are not required to attend the orientation weekly but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12669 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung               TBA TBA                 12669 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12670 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 12670 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    12671 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12671 Textbook
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12672 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12672 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         Off Campus Natomas/Ik G224 19499 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 19499 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          12674 Textbook
An in-person orientation for this online class is mandatory for all students. Orientation for this class will be on Saturday, January 17,     1:00PM-2:30PM    Rm 126
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 ARC Gmail account. Be sure your email is ACTIVATED and that you check regularly!! Check or activate email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Art Photography (ARTPH)


ARTPH 300    Basic Art Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, ESLL 320 or ESLR 320 or ESLW 320 or placement through assessment process
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course consists of a structured examination of the formal and technical aspects of 35mm photography. Topics include critiques of major movements in the history of photography and contemporary silver process artists. A problem-solving approach is utilized to explore compositional ideas. Camera operation, black and white film developing, and printmaking are covered. Digital photography concepts are introduced. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) camera as well as darkroom and portfolio supplies are required. Processing chemicals are provided. (C-ID ARTS 260)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    12115 
Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
TTh       11:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    12117 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 508    12119 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    12121 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC R.Hornor             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    13113 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB R.Hornor             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC E.Zarate             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    12123 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB E.Zarate             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC D.Herrera            ARC MAIN FineArts 508    12125 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Herrera            ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.


ARTPH 315    Trends in Software and Social Media for Photographers    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 116 AND ENGWR 102; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic trends in photographic editing and presentation software. Editing photographs in Photoshop and file management in Lightroom along with introductions to similar software are covered. Topics include uses of social media in presentation and dissemination of photographs for commercial purposes and clients, as well as photographic output to print, social media, and the internet.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508    20184 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 340    Alternative Process Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, ESLL 320 or ESLR 320 or ESLW 320; or placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers photographic printing processes produced in sunlight. No camera is necessary. Processes such as kallitype, cyanotype, Van Dyke brown printing, and gum printing are covered. It includes the history of photographic processes from the daguerreotype to the digital age. Negatives are produced from digital transparencies, xerox transparencies,transparency film and natural objects. Varied printing substrates are covered. Papers and printing surfaces, brushes, memory storage devices and safety glasses are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
F         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    12173 
Textbook
F         03:00PM-06:05PM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 370    Fashion, Wedding, and Portrait 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 is an overview of basic fashion, wedding, and portrait photography concepts. Topics include major movements in fashion and portrait photography as well as the study of specific fashion photographers. It also includes studio portrait lighting and styling techniques specific to fashion, wedding, and portrait photography. Wedding photo-journalism is also covered. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) film camera or digital camera with manual options and darkroom supplies are required. Fashion shoots are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC C.Schindler          ARC MAIN FineArts 508    13111 
Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB C.Schindler          ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 490    Photography Lab    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, 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, Jan 17-May 20
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 508    19377 Textbook


ARTPH 495    Independent Studies in Art Photography    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hooker              TBA TBA                 19374 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hooker              TBA TBA                 20724 Textbook

Astronomy (ASTR)


ASTR 300    Introduction to Astronomy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100, 104 or 132 with a grade of āCā 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Afonso             ARC MAIN Science 420     12677 
Textbook
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LEC L.Lege               Off Campus Natomas N201  12727 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC S.Young              ARC MAIN Online          11933 Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ASTR 310    The Solar System    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100, 104 or 132 with a grade of āCā 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 the solar system. Topics include the night-time sky, the history of astronomy, the tools of astronomy, and the origins and characteristics of planets, their satellites, and other components of the solar system. Emphasis is placed on how astronomers gain and refine their knowledge of the Universe and interpret the latest results of planetary exploration.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC P.Afonso             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     13011 
Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC P.Afonso             Off Campus Natomas N201  13326 Textbook


ASTR 320    Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 100, 104 or 132 with a grade of āCā 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        04:20PM-05:40PM LEC P.Afonso             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     12569 
Textbook


ASTR 400    Astronomy Laboratory    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ASTR 300, 310, 320, or 330
General Education: CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the practical use of a telescope for visual observation of astronomical objects and the analysis of astronomical data. Topics may include constellation identification, stellar spectroscopy, solar and lunar observations, radio-physics and radio-astronomy, image analysis, measuring the properties of stars, and determining the age of the Universe. Night-time on-campus field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB L.Lege               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     11212 
Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB L.Lege               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 305     13305 Textbook


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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Afonso              TBA TBA                 19163 
Textbook

Automotive Technology (AT)


AT 100    Technical Basics for the Automotive Professional    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 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. Lab 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, Jan 17-Feb 25
TTh       01:00PM-03:15PM LEC J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     11670 
Textbook
TTh       03:25PM-05:40PM LAB J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
TTh       01:00PM-03:15PM LEC J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     18778 Textbook
TTh       03:25PM-05:40PM LAB J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC C.Holland            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     20142 Textbook
Sa        09:30AM-10:50AM LAB C.Holland            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      
M         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Gunn               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     12086 Textbook
M         07:30PM-09:05PM LAB M.Gunn               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      
T         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC L.Hawe               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     12299 Textbook
T         07:30PM-08:50PM LAB L.Hawe               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      
W         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Gutierrez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     14081 Textbook
W         07:30PM-08:50PM LAB J.Gutierrez          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm, for information on SMOG classes please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Community_Services_Classes.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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC L.Felver             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     12061 
Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC B.Roth               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     11323 Textbook
F         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Fioritto           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     20144 Textbook


AT 107    Employability Skills for Technical Careers    2 Units

Same As: ET 250 and WELD 150
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.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the opportunity to explore technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations, emphasizing technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development. This course is not open to students who have completed ET 250 or WELD 150.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11635 
Textbook


AT 110    Automotive Brakes    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100 and 180
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers theory, design, adjustment and repair or overhaul of brake systems and components. 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, Feb 26-Apr 08
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     12059 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        07:30AM-10:40AM LEC M.Gunn               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     20610 Textbook
Sa        10:50AM-02:00PM LAB M.Gunn               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC C.Carleton           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     12314 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB C.Carleton           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      


AT 130    Manual Drive Trains and Axles    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100 and 180
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basics of manual transmission and transaxles principles 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 - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11647 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C    11321 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      


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, Jan 17-May 20
F         07:30AM-10:35AM LEC J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     12062 
Textbook
F         10:45AM-01:50PM LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B      


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 acquisition, including on-line technical manuals, CD-ROM based 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: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     13575 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     12132 Textbook



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm, for information on SMOG classes please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Community_Services_Classes.htm


AT 181    Snap-On Multimeter Basics    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 9 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the functionality and capability of the digital multimeter to improve technicians' diagnostic expertise when working with electrical related problems and prepares them for the Snap-on certification.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC B.French             ARC MAIN Online          20139 
Textbook
F         02:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334       
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 186    Snap-On MODIS -- 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 MODIS (Modular Diagnostic Information System) to improve the technician's diagnostic expertise when working with On-Board computer related problems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC B.French             ARC MAIN Online          19767 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-10:20AM LAB B.French             ARC 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 188    Snap-On SOLUS -- Automotive Diagnostic Use and Operation    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 9 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the functionality and capability of Snap-On's SOLUS to improve the technician's diagnostic expertise when working with On-Board computer-related problems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Online          14015 
Textbook
F         02:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334       
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 189    Snap-On VERUS ā 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-Onās VERUS to improve technicians' diagnostic expertise when working with on-board computer-related problems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC B.French             ARC MAIN Online          18782 
Textbook
F         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB B.French             ARC 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 251    Automotive Electronic Accessories and Installation    3 Units

Same As: ET 251
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 312 or ET 302
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles and processes involved in the installation of mobile entertainment, security, positioning and other electrical and electronic related systems and components. Safety, circuit diagrams, inspection, wiring, installation and troubleshooting techniques are covered along with the operational characteristics of the various electrical circuits. Topics related to this course cover the areas for the certification testing required to become a qualified Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP) installer. A field trip is required. This course is not open to students who have taken ET 251.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        08:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Wakeley            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     20633 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:10PM LAB J.Wakeley            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330       


AT 295    Independent Studies in Automotive Technology    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB J.McCormack           TBA TBA                 19868 
Textbook


AT 298    Work Experience in Automotive Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: AT 100
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to the automotive industry.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in the automotive field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in the automotive industry. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Rigor is ensured through the development of appropriate level learning objectives set between the student and the employer. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill 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. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants, returning participants are not required to attend the weekly orientation but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. WEXP 298 may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Students can earn a total of 16 Work Experience units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB J.McCormack          ARC MAIN Online          12653 
Textbook
Orientation:    Wednesday, January 21 5:00PM-5:50PM    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 310    Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AT 100.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to automotive heating and air conditioning theory. It meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standard A7 and combines performance testing and repair practices as utilized in the industry.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC L.Hawe               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     11317 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB L.Hawe               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330       

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     14017 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB R.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A      


AT 311    Suspension and Steering Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AT 100.
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 - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     11627 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 334     12082 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB J.Andronas           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      


AT 313    Automatic Transmission and Transaxles    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100
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: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11922 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.Acevedo            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C    13396 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB G.Acevedo            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      


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 disassembly procedures, engine diagnosis using metric and English measurement systems, engine repair and rebuilding procedures, and engine reassembly procedures. Completion of AT 314 and either AT 320 or AT 322 meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A1 standards.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC B.French             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     11319 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB B.French             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E      



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm, for information on SMOG classes please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Community_Services_Classes.htm

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC C.Bradford           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333D    19771 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB C.Bradford           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333D      


AT 316    Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100 or 150
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of existing fuels (hydrocarbon), renewable/sustainable alternative fuels, gaseous, and future fuels. It covers how they function in various fuel delivery systems, including hybrid, by examining the history, chemistry, production, and practicality of each. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC B.French             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     13081 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB B.French             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330       


AT 317    Advanced Drivetrain    4 Units

Prerequisite: AT 313 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced aspects of automatic transmission and transaxle diagnosis, service, and repair. Topics include mechanical, electrical, and electronic diagnosis, diagnosis and repair of vibration problems, advanced scan tool operation, and dynamometer testing. AT 317 and AT 313 together meet Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standard A2.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
MTWTh     01:00PM-03:15PM LEC E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     12825 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:25PM-05:40PM LAB E.Harper             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C      


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: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     13079 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB C.Moore              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330B      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TThF      06:00PM-07:20PM LEC P.Marcoccia          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     12827 Textbook
TThF      07:30PM-08:50PM LAB P.Marcoccia          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E      



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm, for information on SMOG classes please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Community_Services_Classes.htm


AT 331    Advanced Automotive Electrical Systems    6 Units

Prerequisite: AT 180 and 330 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: AT 110 and 310
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles of advanced electrical diagnostics. Topics include automotive computers, vehicle networks, driver information systems and accessories, supplemental restraint systems, antilock brakes, tire pressure monitoring systems, and climate control. Along with completion of AT 330, this course meets Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification standards for the A6 Electrical Systems certification.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC C.Moore              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     12823 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB C.Moore              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330B      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MWF       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Schaumburg         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     18780 Textbook
MWF       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB T.Schaumburg         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330B      



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm, for information on SMOG classes please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Community_Services_Classes.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: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-08:10PM LEC C.Tsushima           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     18879 
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TTh       08:20PM-09:10PM LAB C.Tsushima           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A      
F         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB C.Tsushima           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A      



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm, for information on SMOG classes please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Community_Services_Classes.htm


AT 495    Independent Studies in Automotive Technology    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB J.McCormack           TBA TBA                 19830 
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Auto Collision Technology (ACT)


ACT 110    Component Repairs    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the technical information and hands-on experience to perform repairs to collision damaged vehicles. Topics covered are to correctly and safely remove, inspect, replace and align, bolt-on body components. It also covers the protection of mechanical and electrical systems, removal of damaged parts, anchoring theory and techniques applicable to damaged vehicles. Interpretation of damage analysis reports and types of collision damage are covered. 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. This ARC/I-CAR alliance course prepares students for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) testing and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) training standards.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Stickel            Off Campus Mather 001    19775 
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TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB M.Stickel            Off Campus Mather 002      
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655.


ACT 120    Non-Structural Repair    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the technical information and hands-on experience to perform limited and supervised repairs to collision damaged vehicles. It covers the principles and theory of automotive collision repair including procedures for replacement of door skins and quarter panels. Additionally, metal straightening theory, and techniques for steel and aluminum, and making repair versus replacement decisions are covered. Measuring systems techniques and their use in diagnosing and correcting collision damage are also presented. Students enrolled in the Collision Technology program at American River College (ARC) may be eligible tp apply for Inter-Industry Conference on Automotive Collision Repair (I-CAR) points. This ARC/I-CAR alliance courses also prepares for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) testing and National Automotive T3technicians Educational Foundation (NATEF) training standards.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Joe                Off Campus Mather 001    20068 
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MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB D.Joe                Off Campus Mather 002      
NOTE: This class will meet at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


ACT 130    Structural Repair    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers principles and theory of automotive collision repair including component alignment, component replacement, structural panel repair or replacement, and chassis/frame alignment. Sectioning and full-panel replacement techniques and procedures are covered. Practical applications are emphasized. Students enrolled in the Collision Technology program at American River College (ARC) may be eligible to apply for Inter-Conference on Automotive Repair (I-CAR) points. This ARC/I-CAR alliance courses also prepares students for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) testing and National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) training standards.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC C.Araiza             Off Campus Mather 001    19773 
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MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB C.Araiza             Off Campus Mather 002      
NOTE: 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Joe                Off Campus Mather 001    20530 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB D.Joe                Off Campus Mather 002      
NOTE: This class will meet at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


ACT 298    Work Experience in Collision Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in the automotive collision field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in the automotive collision industry. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Rigor is ensured though the development of appropriate level learning objectives set between the student and employer. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related work of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants, returning participants are not required to attend the weekly orientation but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. WEXP 298 may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Students can earn a total of 16 Work Experience units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Joe                Off Campus Mather 001    18825 
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TBA       TBA             LAB D.Joe                 TBA TBA                 18825 Textbook
NOTE: This class 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. Activities include simple physiology experiments and demonstrations, and using models and simple dissections to learn anatomy. It meets the minimum requirements for licensed vocational nursing, paramedic, gerontology, and funeral services programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Science 493     11688 
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MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Badea-Mic          ARC MAIN Science 493     11688 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Badea-Mic          ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 493     11423 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 493       
F         08:30AM-11:35AM LEC J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Science 493     14066 Textbook
F         12:15PM-03:20PM LAB J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493     11421 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 490     14333 Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-06:20PM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       06:30PM-07:50PM LEC A.Oliver Graybill    ARC MAIN Science 493     11961 Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB A.Oliver Graybill    ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Badea-Mic          ARC MAIN Science 493     11766 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB M.Badea-Mic          ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Regan              Off Campus Natomas/Ik D204 13729 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Bradshaw           Off Campus Natomas/Ik D204 13729 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB D.Regan              Off Campus Natomas/Ik D204   
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB K.Bradshaw           Off Campus Natomas/Ik D204   


BIOL 103    Human Anatomy for Funeral Services    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: FSE 300
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Enrollment Limitation: An off-site clinical laboratory component of the course will require an enrollment limitation including - a background check, drug screening, and testing for hepatitis B.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an intensive study of the structure of the human body including the four major tissue types and the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. Laboratory assignments develop skills of observation, investigation, and identification of selected structures. The dissection of a human cadaver emphasizes the regions and structures relevant to embalming techniques. This course is designed for students preparing for a career in funeral service.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
F         10:00AM-01:05PM LEC D.Won                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112  12811 
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F         01:15PM-04:20PM LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 418       
Enrollment Limitation will not be required this spring semester as the lab will meet on campus in room 418.


BIOL 295    Independent Studies in Biology    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Smith               TBA TBA                 19869 
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BIOL 300    The Foundations of Biology    3 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; 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. Concepts 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, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LEC M.Schmid             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     20976 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Ramones            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11934 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Ramones            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11244 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11245 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Ramones            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11246 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11247 Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 420     11248 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC M.Schmid             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112  20574 Textbook
M         04:00PM-07:15PM LEC M.Schmid             ARC MAIN Science 425     13076 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC A.Kaufmann           Off Campus McClellan 022 12657 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Engstrom           Off Campus Natomas N201  12456 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC K.Engstrom           Off Campus Natomas N201  12452 Textbook


BIOL 301    Evolution    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 non-science majors course is an introduction to evolutionary biology. It explores the history of life and the mechanisms that give rise to the diversity of life on earth. Topics include the scientific method, the history of evolutionary thought, the origins of life, population genetics, speciation, evolutionary developmental biology and systematics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 412     19060 
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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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 492     13093 
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MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 492       
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 492     11229 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 492       
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC P.Grof-Tisza         ARC MAIN Science 492     13817 Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB P.Grof-Tisza         ARC MAIN Science 492       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 414     11227 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Bradshaw           ARC MAIN Science 414       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC E.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Science 414     11231 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB E.Carlisle           ARC MAIN Science 414       


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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:45AM-09:05AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492     12691 
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MW        09:15AM-10:35AM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492       
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492     11241 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492     11238 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB J.Brenchley-Jackson  ARC MAIN Science 492       


BIOL 310    General Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better, OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; AND MATH 100, MATH 104 or MATH 132 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 laboratory course for non-science majors covers basic biological principles and how they relate to humans. Concepts included are 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Ramones            ARC MAIN Science 414     13205 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB S.Ramones            ARC MAIN Science 414       
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 415     11250 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 415       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Pellerin           ARC MAIN Science 415     13095 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB K.Pellerin           ARC MAIN Science 415       
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 415     11252 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 415       
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 415     11254 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-04:50PM LAB J.Topinka            ARC MAIN Science 415       


BIOL 342    The New Plagues: New and Ancient Infectious Diseases Threatening World Health    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 (Proficient Writing) and ENGRD 116 (Proficient Reading) 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: CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the biology, epidemiology, and pathology of selected pathogens such as prions, viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and helminths that threaten public health on a global scale. It explores the interaction between human behavior and disease agents on the emergence of new infectious agents and the re-emergence of ancient plagues.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  12254 
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BIOL 352    Conservation Biology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory course covers biological and ecological principles involved in understanding and analyzing environmental problems and exploring scientifically sound conservation techniques. Major topics include the nature of science, population dynamics and distributions, evolution and species extinctions, biodiversity, ecosystem functions, and the interdependence between humans and our environment. This course places emphasis on scientific processes and methodology. Statewide and local environments will be highlighted. Field trips and a semester project may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC J.Neale              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11368 
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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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Carney             ARC MAIN Science 492       
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Topinka             TBA TBA                 12108 
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TBA       TBA             LAB D.Carney              TBA TBA                 12355 Textbook
Choose one of the two labs above, 12108 or 12355 and be automatically enrolled into the Tues/Thu 12:00PM-1:20PM lecture.

NOTE: Several field study trips are required. The course is ideal for students who love nature and are willing to work outdoors even if the weather becomes challenging. The field study includes two 2-day tent-camping trips on Mar 27 - 28 and Apr 18-19. There are also two Friday on-campus lab days on Feb 20 and Mar 20 from 9:00am-1:00pm. In addition, students will complete an individual 1-day trip of their choice. The required cost for the field trips, $35, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Contact Diane Carney carneyd@arc.losrios.edu if you require more information about the field study trips.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


TTh       01:15PM-02:35PM LEC M.Sweet              ARC MAIN Science 412       
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sweet               TBA TBA                 11909 Textbook
NOTE: For the above lab section, Several field study trips are required. The course is ideal for students who love nature and are willing to work outdoors even if the weather becomes challenging. The field study includes a 3-day tent-camping trip (tentatively scheduled for Thursday, 5/7/15 through Saturday, 5/9/15) and a couple of 1-day trips (tentatively scheduled for Friday, 2/27/15, and Friday, 4/10/15). There will also be some Friday on-campus lab days from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, (tentatively scheduled for 2/6 and 2/20.) In addition, students will complete an individual 1-day trip of their choice. The required cost for the field trips, $35, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. This will be used to pay campground rental and entrance fees associated with the trips above. Contact Michael Sweet at sweetm@arc.losrios.edu if you require more information about the field study trips.
Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.


BIOL 400    Principles of Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
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 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 412     11217 
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TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 412       
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 412     11213 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.McCormac           ARC MAIN Science 412       
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 412     11215 Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 412       


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414     11219 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414       
This course has required field trips. Course fees include one entrance fee of approximately $8 and parking costs of approximately $14.

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414     11221 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Shahrok            ARC MAIN Science 414       
This course has required field trips. Course fees include one entrance fee of approximately $8 and parking costs of approximately $14.


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, genetics, systematics, and comparative anatomy and physiology. One or two field trips per semester are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 415     11223 
Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-06:35PM LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 415       
NOTE: One 3-day camping trip or another weekend field trip is required. The required cost for the field trip, $25, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived. Contact Marlene Martinez at (916) 484-8566 if you require information about the field trip.

WF        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 415     11225 Textbook
WF        10:30AM-01:35PM LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Science 415       
NOTE: One 3-day camping trip or another weekend field trip is required. The required cost for the field trip, $25, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived. Contact Marlene Martinez at (916) 484-8566 if you require information about the field trip.


BIOL 430    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better; AND ENGWR 102 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better AND MATH 120, 124, 125, or 129 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into transfer-level math and 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:10AM-08:30AM LEC D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 411     11910 
Textbook
MW        08:40AM-11:45AM LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       07:10AM-08:30AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 411     11258 Textbook
TTh       08:40AM-11:45AM LAB L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       07:10AM-08:30AM LEC D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 493     11912 Textbook
TTh       08:40AM-11:45AM LAB D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 493       
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493     13097 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493       
MW        12:20PM-01:40PM LEC P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 411     11914 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       12:20PM-01:40PM LEC P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 411     11956 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB P.Eckerman           ARC MAIN Science 411       
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 411     11261 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 411     11263 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 411       
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC E.Garfield           Off Campus Natomas/Ik D203 19982 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LAB E.Garfield           Off Campus Natomas/Ik D203   


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:10AM-08:30AM LEC D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 418     11265 
Textbook
MW        08:40AM-11:45AM LAB D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       07:15AM-08:05AM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418     11267 Textbook
F         09:45AM-11:00AM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11267 Textbook
TTh       08:15AM-11:20AM LAB M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418       
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 418     11379 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418     11652 Textbook
F         11:30AM-12:45PM LEC M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11652 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-03:35PM LAB M.Woolsey            ARC MAIN Science 418       
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 418     12256 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 418       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 418     11916 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Moore              ARC MAIN Science 418       
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.Hoban-Higgins      Off Campus Natomas/Ik D203 13727 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB T.Hoban-Higgins      Off Campus Natomas/Ik D203   


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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 416     12902 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Smith              ARC MAIN Science 416       
TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416     13099 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-11:35AM LAB J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416       
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC A.Telleen            ARC MAIN Science 416     11235 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LAB A.Telleen            ARC MAIN Science 416       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC F.Farahnak           ARC MAIN Science 416     11233 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-09:35PM LAB F.Farahnak           ARC MAIN Science 416       
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC S.Scott              ARC MAIN Science 416     12357 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-09:35PM LAB S.Scott              ARC MAIN Science 416       


BIOL 442    General Bacteriology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 306 (Introduction to Chemistry), OR 309 (Integrated General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry), OR 400 (General Chemistry) with a grade of "C" or better; OR CHEM 305 (Introduction to Chemistry) AND BIOL 300 (The Foundations of Biology), or 303 (Survey of Biology), or 310 (General Biology) 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. It examines their cellular and molecular structure, physiology, metabolism, and genetics. Laboratory work introduces methods for cultivating and characterizing microorganisms.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Miller             ARC MAIN Science 416     12813 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-05:35PM LAB J.Miller             ARC 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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Portable 491    11409 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Portable 491    11410 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Portable 491    11411 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Levy               ARC MAIN Portable 491    11412 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Ramones            ARC MAIN Portable 491    11413 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Martinez           ARC MAIN Portable 491    11414 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Portable 491    11415 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Aubert             ARC MAIN Portable 491    11416 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Portable 491    13101 Textbook


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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Portable 491    19823 
Textbook


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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Smith               TBA TBA                 14482 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sweet               TBA TBA                 20930 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Topinka             TBA TBA                 20979 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Shahrok             TBA TBA                 20980 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Martinez            TBA TBA                 21028 Textbook

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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC S.Ceballos           ARC MAIN Science 490     12748 
Textbook


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, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Online          12252 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Online            
Optional Orientation: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:00PM-2:00PM Rm 490
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Kubo               ARC MAIN Online          21108 
Textbook
Optional Orientation: Thursday, April 9, 2015 1:00PM-2:00PM Rm 490

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Online          12109 Textbook
Optional Orientation: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:00PM-2:00PM Rm 490
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Science 490     13103 
Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB J.Hanstad            ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Science 490     12751 
Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB J.Hanstad            ARC MAIN Science 490       


BIOT 498    Work Experience in Biotechnology    1-4 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.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to biotechnology. 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 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to fulfill 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. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants, returning participants are not required to attend the orientation but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12663 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung               TBA TBA                 12663 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12664 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 12664 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    12665 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12665 Textbook
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12666 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12666 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         Off Campus Natomas/Ik G224 19501 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 19501 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          12668 Textbook
An in-person orientation for this online class is mandatory for all students. Orientation for this class will be on Saturday, January 17,     1:00PM-2:30PM    Rm 126
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 ARC Gmail account. Be sure your email is ACTIVATED and that you check regularly!! Check or activate email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Business (BUS)


BUS 100    English for the Professional    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 and ENGRD 15, or ESLR 310 and ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to prepare the student for 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. This course is required of all business technology majors and recommended for all business majors.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          11068 
Textbook
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, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          20183 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib 002         12338 Textbook


BUS 105    Business Mathematics    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.
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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11071 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Parmelee           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11072 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          11073 Textbook
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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Hernandez          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 204  11069 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Hernandez          ARC MAIN Online          11070 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Saturday, January 17    11:00AM-1:00PM    Room 157
For further 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; 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.
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, Feb 26-Apr 08
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Wheeler            ARC MAIN Online          13806 
Textbook
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 - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Wheeler            ARC MAIN Online          13040 
Textbook
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, Apr 09-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Wheeler            ARC MAIN Online          11074 
Textbook
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 - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Wheeler            ARC MAIN Online          13041 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 220    Retailing and Merchandising 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 "C" grade or better.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes retailing concepts, such as inventory control and turnover rates, selecting merchandise sources, using trade and cash discounts, pricing, markup and markdown, and shrinkage control. It also includes how to develop a merchandising plan, inventory control system, and assessing consumer behavior and demographics.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Carlson            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  13042 
Textbook


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 - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
Sa        09:00AM-11:50AM LEC D.Carlson            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    13820 
Textbook


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 - Third, Apr 09-May 13
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Carlson            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    11075 
Textbook


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 organizationās 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: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.Baker              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11061 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Condos             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11062 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Raef 161        11063 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC G.Bastian            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11064 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.Hubbard            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11065 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Gullum             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 12453 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC R.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          11066 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          11921 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          11932 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Baker              ARC MAIN Online          12022 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Baker              ARC MAIN Online          13483 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Other Term, May 04-May 29
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          21123 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 310    Business Communications    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUS 100 or ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300
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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          11940 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, January 21    6:15PM - 07:30PM Rm LA 121
Lecture:    Wednesday, February 11    6:15PM-8:15PM Rm LA 121
Presentations: Wednesday, March 11    6:15PM-8:45PM Rm LA 121

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online          11941 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, March 18    6:15PM- 7:30PM Rm Davies Hall 103
Lecture:    Wednesday , April 22    6:15PM - 8:15PM Rm Davies Hall 103
Presentations: Wednesday, May 13 6:15PM - 8:45PM Rm Davies Hall 103

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12064 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    13220 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Fulgham            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A103 12455 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online          11053 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, January 21    6:15PM- 7:30PM Rm LA 122
Lecture:    Wednesday ,March 11    6:15PM - 8:15PM Rm LA 122
Presentations: Wednesday, May 13 6:15PM - 8:45PM Rm LA 122

For more 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: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
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 and the analysis and decision making in areas of budgeting, taxes, borrowing, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement. This course is not open to students who have completed ECON 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Lib 002         11054 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Lib 002         11762 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC P.Butler             ARC MAIN Lib 002         11055 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Willis             Off Campus Natomas/Ik G211 12150 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          11708 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          12112 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          12623 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 14-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          20747 Textbook
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.
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.
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. A primary focus is placed upon 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Narvand            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11056 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Gullum             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  11057 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC S.Hurner             ARC MAIN Online          12646 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Saturday, January 17    3:00PM-5:00PM    Rm 129
Final Exam: Saturday, May 16 10:00AM-12:00PM Rm 129


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 āCā or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of āCā 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: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Bastian            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    13228 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Wend-Bell          ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11059 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.O'Donnell          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  11060 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.O'Donnell          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A105 12454 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          11760 Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          12069 Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          14339 Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          20685 Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. 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: 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.
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 will be presented from a theoretical rather than a practical view point through analysis of selected cases and reading materials. This course is not open to students who have completed POLS 332.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC R.Friedman           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11058 
Textbook


BUS 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    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.
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 introduces such topics as 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Kovar              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11067 
Textbook



Sa        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Narvand            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    20510 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Narvand            ARC MAIN Online          20510 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12688 Textbook
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: 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.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to Business. 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 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to fulfill 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. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants; returning participants are not required to attend the orientation weekly but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12658 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung               TBA TBA                 12658 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Dillon             ARC MAIN Online          20618 Textbook
An in-person orientation for this online class is mandatory for all students. Orientation for this class will be on Saturday, March 14, 1:00-3:00pm, Rm. 126.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12659 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 12659 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    12660 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12660 Textbook
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12627 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12627 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         Off Campus Natomas/Ik G224 19503 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 19503 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          12662 Textbook
An in-person orientation for this online class is mandatory for all students. Orientation for this class will be on Saturday, January 17,     1:00PM-2:30PM    Rm 126
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 ARC Gmail account. Be sure your email is ACTIVATED and that you check regularly!! Check or activate 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19574 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 12 from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19585 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 14, from 3-4pm in LA 123.


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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19587 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 12 from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19599 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 14, from 3-4pm in LA 123.


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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19623 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 12 from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19615 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 14, from 3-4pm in LA 123.


BUSTEC 101    Computer Keyboarding: 10-Key    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the numeric keypad and develops the ability to key information into a computer with 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 - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          11518 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation:    
Final:    Saturday, March 7    8:00AM- 9:30AM Rm 125

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          11520 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory In-Person Orientation:    Saturday, March 14    1:30pm-3:30pm Rm 152
Final:    Saturday, May 09 1:30PM-3:00PM Rm 128

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


BUSTEC 125    Office Specialist    6 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: BUSTEC 101
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103 and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320
Hours: 96 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the skills needed for office specialist positions. The content includes computer keyboarding, word processing, and spreadsheet applications; alphabetic filing; office procedures and communications, including telephone, mail, email, and Internet; human relations; and employment resources. A department certificate is granted upon successful completion of all course segments.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MTWTh     10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    11522 
Textbook
MTWTh     11:50AM-12:35PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Enrollment in 11522 requires attendance during all scheduled lab and lecture times indicated above.


BUSTEC 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: CISA 126
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces desktop communication management for users of Microsoft Outlook. Topics include understanding and navigating the Outlook environment, creating and sending e-mail, 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 taken CISA 126.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   12027 
Textbook


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
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This Outlook course presents the communication tools beyond basic e-mail. Topics include working with multiple e-mail accounts, using rules and folders, incorporating advanced calendar and contact features, setting up folder sharing and delegates, and customizing Outlook. In addition, the course covers the integration of Outlook with other applications within 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 taken CISA 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   12334 
Textbook


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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19527 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          20029 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19533 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have two mandatory, in-person skills evaluation. The first evaluation will occur on Tuesday, February 17, from 3-4pm in LA 123 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 12, from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          20922 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20036 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have two mandatory, in-person skills evaluations. The first evaluation will occur on Tuesday, April 21, from 3-4pm in LA 123 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 14, from 3-4pm in LA 123.


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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          19548 
Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20040 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20038 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22

For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this course.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          20924 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19550 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this course.


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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          19560 
Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20048 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20046 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this course.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          20926 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC 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.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19562 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this course.


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 - Third, Apr 09-May 13
M         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    12214 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          12214 Textbook
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


BUSTEC 310    Introduction to Word/Information Processing    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300 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, Jan 17-May 20
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          11672 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this class.


BUSTEC 313    Presentations for the Business Professional    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUS 310; CISA 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course develops business presentation skills indispensable in today's job market. Topics include data evaluation, content planning and organizing, visual aid development, and methods of presentation. Strategies for interviews, meetings, training, and group presentations typically found in a business environment are explored.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
T         05:30PM-09:20PM LEC S.Merchant           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    11924 
Textbook
Class also meets in room LA 123.


BUSTEC 350    Virtual Office Careers and Technologies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores careers in the virtual office and identifies techniques and technologies needed by virtual office workers. Specific topics include types of virtual offices, technologies and skills needed in a virtual office, ways to establish and manage a virtual office, effective communication, and job opportunities. This course also examines issues for career preparation in a virtual environment.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13010 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

California Highway Patrol (CHP)


CHP 1100    California Highway Patrol Academy    17.5 Units

Prerequisite: Acceptance in a California Highway Patrol Academy.
Hours: 706 hours LEC ; 586 hours LAB
Description: This course is a consolidated program of training in criminal law, juvenile law, laws of evidence, administration of justice, community relations, investigation, traffic control and procedures, patrol procedures, defensive tactics, arrest control including handcuffing and weaponless defense, baton techniques, first aid CPR and vehicle operations. This course meets all mandates and course objectives defined for basic peace officer training. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Feb 26
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 14573 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
Students will need to complete the hiring process prior to start of the class. Details on prerequisites are available on the CHP website at www.chp.ca.gov or by calling 1-888-4A CHP JOB

Carpenters Apprenticeship (CARPT)


CARPT 298    Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a carpenter's apprenticeship.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: Supervised work in carpenters apprenticeship 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 will be completing work experience hours at approved training sites. CARPT 298 may be taken for a total of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 21074 
Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Be in an carpenter's apprenticeship.

TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 21075 Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Be in an carpenter's apprenticeship.

TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 21076 Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Be in an carpenter's apprenticeship.

TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 21077 Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Be in an carpenter's apprenticeship.

Chemistry (CHEM)


CHEM 130    Chemistry for Funeral Service    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: BUS 340, ENGWR 300, FSE 110, and FSE 160
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Funeral Service Education program.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the basic principles of chemistry as they relate to funeral service. Topics include chemical principles involved in sanitation, disinfection, public health, and embalming practices. The development and use of personal, professional, and community sanitation practices are covered, as well as use and precautions related to potentially harmful chemicals that are currently used in the field of funeral service.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC R.Holmes             ARC MAIN HeEd 702        13046 
Textbook


CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 100, 104, or 132 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of āCā or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of āCā or better; OR placement through assessment process.
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. A brief introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry is provided. It is primarily designed for allied health majors. (C-ID CHEM 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MF        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Corwin             ARC MAIN Science 422       
M         01:15PM-04:30PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 408     13048 
Textbook
F         01:15PM-04:20PM LAB M.Sowinski           ARC MAIN Science 407     13049 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       07:45AM-09:50AM LEC T.Atkins             ARC MAIN Science 420       
T         10:05AM-01:10PM LAB T.Atkins             ARC MAIN Science 402     11285 Textbook
Th        10:05AM-01:10PM LAB T.Atkins             ARC MAIN Science 402     11385 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 420       
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     11394 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     11395 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        11:00AM-01:05PM LEC G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
M         01:30PM-04:45PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     11287 Textbook
W         01:30PM-04:35PM LAB G.Jorgensen          ARC MAIN Science 407     14130 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        07:45AM-09:50AM LEC S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
W         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Science 407     11920 Textbook
M         10:00AM-01:15PM LAB S.Ghasemiyeh         ARC MAIN Science 407     13992 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC M.Sowinski           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       05:15PM-06:35PM LAB M.Sowinski           ARC MAIN Science 407     20642 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-08:15PM LEC R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        04:40PM-06:00PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 408     11289 Textbook
MW        08:25PM-09:45PM LAB R.Grider             ARC MAIN Science 408     11690 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       04:30PM-06:35PM LEC M.Payne              ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104    
T         06:45PM-09:50PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 407     13051 Textbook
Th        06:45PM-09:50PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 407     13052 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


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 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.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        11:30AM-01:35PM LEC E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         08:00AM-11:15AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     11386 
Textbook



TTh       12:00PM-02:05PM LEC E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
T         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     11769 Textbook
Th        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB E.Niedzinski         ARC MAIN Science 405     11770 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       04:15PM-05:35PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 405     12302 Textbook
TTh       08:15PM-09:35PM LAB D.Gottke             ARC MAIN Science 405     12303 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 102, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320; AND MATH 120, MATH 124, or MATH 133
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3
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 nursing majors and other health-related fields. Topics include general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biological chemistry as they apply to chemistry of the human body. This course satisfies the requirements of those health-career programs which require one semester of chemistry. Students who had chemistry in high school and retained some it are advised to take CHEM 309. Students who have not taken a chemistry course recently or have never taken a chemistry course are advised to take the CHEM 305 & 306 sequence. Students enrolled in CHEM 309 are strongly encouraged to co-enroll in CHEM 311.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         03:45PM-06:50PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 403     12036 
Textbook
Th        03:45PM-06:50PM LAB J.Jimenez            ARC MAIN Science 403     13384 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       09:00AM-11:05AM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       11:20AM-12:40PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 403     12035 Textbook
TTh       12:50PM-02:10PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 403     12034 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         05:00PM-08:15PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 403     12807 Textbook
W         05:00PM-08:05PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 403     13053 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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 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: 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.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces calculations, terminology, chemical and laboratory techniques. It provides intensive problem solving skills necessary for CHEM 400.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         12:15PM-03:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 405     11293 
Textbook
Th        12:15PM-03:20PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 405     13130 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 401       
M         11:45AM-03:00PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 402     11295 Textbook
W         11:45AM-02:50PM LAB K.Pesis              ARC MAIN Science 402     11296 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 401       
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 403     11298 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB V.Wheaton            ARC MAIN Science 403     14116 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC V.Wheaton            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D210 19485 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB V.Wheaton            Off Campus Natomas/Ik D210   

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 400    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, 124, 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 2) Or CHEM 305 with a grade of "C" or better and placement through the chemistry assessment process 3) Or High School chemistry with a grade of "C" or better and placement through the chemistry assessment process
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of āCā or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of āCā or better; OR placement through assessment process.
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)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 420       
MW        09:45AM-12:50PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 403     11272 
Textbook
MW        01:15PM-04:20PM LAB M.Payne              ARC MAIN Science 403     11382 Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 403     11369 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 420       
TTh       12:45PM-03:50PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     11384 Textbook
TTh       07:45AM-10:50AM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     11984 Textbook
MW        09:15AM-12:20PM LAB M.Maddox             ARC MAIN Science 408     11985 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 420       
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     11279 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-08:35PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     11273 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN Science 402     11383 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


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 401    General Chemistry    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 401       
MW        01:45PM-04:50PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 400     11281 
Textbook
MW        10:20AM-01:25PM LAB B.Weissbart          ARC MAIN Science 400     11370 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 401       
TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     11283 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400     11987 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Meador             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104  11986 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Meador             ARC MAIN Science 400       
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Zarzana            ARC MAIN Science 424     19964 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB L.Zarzana            ARC 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    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 primarily for chemistry, chemical engineering, premedical, pharmacy and other majors who require a more intensive course than CHEM 423. Emphasis is on the application of modern principles regarding structure, reactivity, methods of synthesis and physical properties of carbon compounds.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC T.Hong               ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
MW        02:15PM-05:20PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 405     13412 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 406     11372 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC T.Hong               ARC MAIN Science 422       
TTh       08:15AM-11:20AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     13414 Textbook
Enroll in the lab above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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    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, UV-VIS spectrometry, and carbon-13 NMR. Special attention is given to development of reaction mechanisms, methods of organic synthesis and instrumental analysis as it applies to organic chemistry.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC K.Casale             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104    
MW        08:15AM-11:20AM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     11373 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB K.Casale             ARC MAIN Science 406     11696 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112    
TTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     12305 Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-05:20PM LAB D.Meadows            ARC MAIN Science 406     13212 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

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 423    Organic Chemistry - Short Survey    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 401 with a grade of "C" or better
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 survey of carbon containing compounds with emphasis on organic compounds of biological interest. Topics include the chemistry of organic functional groups, Infra Red spectroscopy, and mechanisms of reactions. This course is designed primarily for students majoring in the life sciences, nutrition/dietetics, and related fields. This course is not recommended for students majoring in chemistry, chemical engineering, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or chiropractics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         11:15AM-12:20PM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 405     12306 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 422     12306 Textbook
W         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB D.Roy                ARC MAIN Science 405       

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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Pesis               TBA TBA                 21104 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Meadows             TBA TBA                 19832 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Meadows             TBA TBA                 20929 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Meadows             TBA TBA                 20982 Textbook

Computer Info Science - Apps (CISA)


CISA 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: BUSTEC 126
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces desktop communication management for users of Microsoft Outlook. Topics include understanding and navigating the Outlook environment, creating and sending e-mail, 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 taken BUSTEC 126.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   12401 
Textbook


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
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This Outlook course presents the communication tools beyond basic e-mail. Topics include working with multiple e-mail accounts, using rules and folders, incorporating advanced calendar and contact features, setting up folder sharing and delegates, and customizing Outlook. In addition, the course covers the integration of Outlook with other applications within 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 taken BUSTEC 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   12400 
Textbook


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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          11676 
Textbook
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, Jan 17-Mar 16
WORD2013
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    11486 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          11731 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC 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

WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          11488 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
WORD2013
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    11534 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
WORD2013
TTh       07:00PM-08:25PM LEC L.Reeves             Off Campus Natomas N102  19493 Textbook
TTh       08:35PM-10:05PM LAB L.Reeves             Off Campus Natomas N102    
WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          11490 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC 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

WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          11492 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC 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 306    Intermediate Word Processing    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 305 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 CISA 305 with an emphasis on applications for business documents and reports. In addition, this course includes desktop publishing techniques using word processing software, newsletter production, macro editing, complex document styles and commands, importing, linking and merging data from other applications into a word processing document.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          11641 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             ARC 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: The 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, Jan 17-Feb 25
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          13217 
Textbook
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, Feb 26-Apr 08
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          18982 Textbook
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, Apr 09-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          18983 Textbook
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 ; CISC 100 and the ability to touch type.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the use of electronic spreadsheet programs. It includes designing spreadsheets, developing formulas and functions for automatic calculations, developing "what if" models, and producing printed reports and charts. In addition, the course introduces 3-D cell referencing, various advanced look up and financial functions, and data filtering, and querying techniques.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
EXCEL2013
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    11494 
Textbook
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles              TBA TBA                 11494 Textbook
TTh       10:50AM-11:25AM LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles              TBA TBA                   
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

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          11496 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Theiss              TBA TBA                   
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

EXCEL2013
TTh       07:00PM-08:25PM LEC C.Stokes             Off Campus Natomas N102  19496 Textbook
TTh       08:35PM-10:05PM LAB C.Stokes             Off Campus Natomas N102    
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          11656 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC 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

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          12218 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. 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

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11773 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
EXCEL2013
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    12395 Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-12:55PM LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          11617 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             ARC 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

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11784 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC 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 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, Mar 17-May 14
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          13292 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC 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

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          18994 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152C     
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             ARC 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
Note: Class will meet in room LA 152C from 6:00pm - 6:50pm and in room LA 152D from 6:50pm - 9:05pm.


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, Jan 17-Feb 25
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          13218 
Textbook
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, Feb 26-Apr 08
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11998 Textbook
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, Apr 09-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          12364 Textbook
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 320    Introduction to Database Management    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
Access2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11498 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC 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

Access2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11500 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
Access2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11611 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC 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

Access2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11786 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 322    Design and Development of Desktop Database Applications    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers strategies for the design and development of desktop database applications. Topics include database objects, data types, data integrity, relational tables, joins, relationships, domain constraints, complex queries, forms, reports, sharing data with other applications, and data maintenance.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
ACCESS2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          12767 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC 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


CISA 330    Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 100, BUSTEC 100, 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 marketing material on the computer. Additionally it covers importing graphics and text, using palette menus, layers, master pages, and working with graphic and text frames.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
Adobe InDesign CS6/CC
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11506 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
PowerPoint2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          11775 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
PowerPoint2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          12949 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          20944 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC 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

Computer Info Science - Core (CISC)


CISC 295    Independent Studies in Computer Information Science - Core    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19871 
Textbook


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 course provides a general non-technical introduction to how computers work in addition to basic computer terminology and concepts. The focus is hands-on instruction using an operating system, word processing, spreadsheet, and Internet software.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TTh       08:30AM-09:20AM LEC G.Cotton             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    11430 
Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:05PM LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    11663 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC G.Cotton             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    11441 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:05PM LEC S.Magee              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12343 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 07-May 02
Sa        01:30PM-03:35PM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    21034 Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: This course is open to students enrolled in the ARC ADVANTAGE program at ARC. For more information about the ARC Advantage Program, click on the link provided or visit the ARC information page at http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Programs_of_Study/ARC_Advantage.htm. Please review the program information clearly and follow the application instructions provided on the website. Permission #s will be provided at Orientation on Saturday, March 7th.


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 is an introduction to how the Internet works and how to effectively use basic Internet services. Topics include E-mail, E-mail lists, the World Wide Web, search engines, newsgroups, Telnet, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), various forms of asynchronous communications such as Really Simple Syndication (RSS), and Internet security considerations.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11508 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC 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

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          20661 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          13835 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC 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 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 - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
Expression Web
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11661 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
Expression Web
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11788 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC 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 308    Exploring Computer Environments and the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The 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, Jan 17-Feb 25
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11942 
Textbook
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, Feb 26-Apr 08
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          19001 Textbook
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, Apr 09-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          19002 Textbook
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 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 business. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    13302 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    11444 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Online          11792 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, January 17    12:00PM-2:00PM    Raef 160
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Students, enrolled in CISC 310, 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

TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          11445 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, January 17    9:00AM-11:00AM    Rm 152B
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Students, enrolled in CISC 310, 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

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Online          12142 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, January 17,    12:00PM-2:00PM    Raef 160
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Students, enrolled in CISC 310, 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11502 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC 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 7
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          12426 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
Windows 7
F         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Duff               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    12066 Textbook
F         03:15PM-05:20PM LAB J.Duff               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
Windows 7
M         05:00PM-07:05PM LEC J.Duff               Off Campus Natomas N102  12628 Textbook
M         07:15PM-09:20PM LAB J.Duff               Off Campus Natomas N102    
Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          13064 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC 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 7
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11504 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC 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 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    11733 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      



TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    11782 Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-08:50PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC 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, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    13296 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:20PM LAB C.Chapek             ARC 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Online          12342 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Friday, January 16    7:00PM-7:50PM    Room 125
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, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online          12143 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Chapek             ARC 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          11568 
Textbook
M         05:30PM-08:40PM LAB W.Green              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152E     
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Green              ARC 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 ARC Gmail account. Be sure your email is ACTIVATED and that you check regularly!! Check or activate email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-02:05PM LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152E   11594 Textbook
MW        02:15PM-03:20PM LAB W.Green              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152E     


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, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          12110 
Textbook
M         05:30PM-08:40PM LAB W.Green              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152E     
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Green              ARC 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 495    Independent Studies in Computer Information Science - Core    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19833 
Textbook


CISC 498    Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core    1-4 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.
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. 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 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. 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. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants; returning participants are not required to attend the orientation weekly but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  12701 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung               TBA TBA                 12701 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12702 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 12702 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    12703 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12703 Textbook
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    12704 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 12704 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-06:50PM LAB P.Sakakihara         Off Campus Natomas/Ik G224 19504 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Sakakihara          TBA TBA                 19504 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              ARC MAIN Online          12706 Textbook
An in-person orientation for this online class is mandatory for all students. Orientation for this class will be on Saturday, January 17,     1:00PM-2:30PM    Rm 126
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 ARC Gmail account. Be sure your email is ACTIVATED and that you check regularly!! Check or activate 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          11772 
Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          14169 Textbook
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, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Green              ARC MAIN Online          11771 
Textbook
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 118    Internet Protocol Subnetting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISN 110; and MATH 25 OR Math 41
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) address assigning and subnetting. Topics include a review of binary, hexadecimal, and decimal numbering systems, classes of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, Classless Inter-domain Routing (CIDR), and Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM). The future of IP addressing, version 4 (IPV4) and version 6 (IPV6), is covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Shih               ARC MAIN Online          12431 
Textbook
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: Other Term, Mar 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Online          11645 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Friday, January 16    6:00PM-6:50PM    Room 125
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 142    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: LAN Switching and Wireless    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 140 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on Layer 2 switching protocols, concepts and technologies. Topic include hierarchy LAN design, basic switch concepts and configuration, Virtual LANs (VLANs), Virtual Trunking Protocol (VTP), Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Inter-VLAN routing, basic wireless concepts and configuration. Implementing, verifying, securing and troubleshooting converged switching technologies in a small-to-medium network, including integrating wireless devices into a LAN, are also covered. This is the third 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12220 
Textbook
MW        09:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      


CISN 143    CISCO Networking Academy (CCNA)tm: Accessing the Wide Area Network    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISN 141 and 142 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course covers wide area networks (WAN) technologies to connect small- to medium-sized business networks. It focuses on Point to Point Protocol (PPP), Frame Relay, and broadband links. Topics include network security, traffic control and access control lists (ACLs), Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and network troubleshooting. IP addressing services Network Address Translation (NAT) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) are covered, and IPv6 is introduced. This is the fourth 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, Mar 17-May 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12222 
Textbook
MW        09:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
Win Server 2012
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          11996 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
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


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, Mar 17-May 14
Win Server 2008
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          11999 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:10PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
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


CISN 308    Internetworking with TCP/IP    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, manage, and support a network infrastructure using the Microsoft Windows Server products. It focuses on TCP/IP and related services, including Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Naming System (DNS), Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS), Internet Information Server (IIS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and certificate service, Internet protocol security (IPSec), Network Address Translation (NAT), and remote access. It also covers configuring Windows as a network router, Virtual Private Network (VPN) connectivity and managing a Windows deployment using Remote Installation Services (RIS).

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
Win Server 2012
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          12393 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:30PM-09:50PM LEC T.Dolce              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    12068 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    11596 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    11644 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-11:50AM LEC B.Lavender           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    14376 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Briscoe-Smith      ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    13851 Textbook


CISP 310    Assembly Language Programming for Microcomputers    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 360 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the architecture of microcomputers that use the Intel microprocessor. Topics include machine and assembly language, keyboard and screen manipulation, binary and binary coded decimal (BCD) arithmetic, American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) and binary conversion, table processing, macros, and subroutines. Machine language programs are traced as an aid to debugging.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11512 
Textbook
TTh       08:30PM-09:50PM LAB T.Auyeung            ARC 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, Jan 17-May 20
Oracle
MW        07:40PM-08:05PM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11570 
Textbook
Oracle
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          11570 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-07:40PM LAB I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106    
TBA       TBA             LAB I.Sabzevary          ARC 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


CISP 360    Introduction to Structured Programming    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 300, 320, or 370 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to structured programming and objects. Topics include program design, documentation, testing, and debugging, as well as data representation, data types, variables, constants, and operators. It also includes control structures, interactive and file input/output, standard libraries, arrays, pointers, methods (functions), classes and objects. (C-ID COMP 112)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
C/C++
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    19155 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          19883 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:50AM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC 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

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online            
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    19882 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          19882 Textbook
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

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    11600 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          11600 Textbook
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


CISP 370    Beginning Visual Basic    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 310 and CISP 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory programming course covering the development of Windows-based desktop applications using Visual Basic .NET (VB .Net). Topics include best practices for Graphical User Interface (GUI) design, use of the Visual Studio .NET development software, organizing code into procedures and modules, calculation techniques, input data validation, file input and output, variable scope, arrays, and multiple-window applications. This course is designed for those who want a strong foundation in building GUI applications.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Visual Basic.NET2012
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    11514 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Irvine             ARC 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

Visual Basic.NET2012
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11601 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152C     


CISP 371    Intermediate Visual Basic    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 370 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This intermediate course in Visual Basic programming further examines data and its relationship to the functions that operate on data. Topics include multiple forms, components, properties, classes, objects, static and dynamic relationships, databases, data sets, queries, hierarchies, inheritance, associations, testing, and debugging.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Anaya              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    19885 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB D.Anaya              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152C     


CISP 400    Object Oriented Programming with C++    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISC 323
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the C++ programming language and object-oriented programming in the Linux/UNIX environment. Topics include program analysis and design, encapsulation, overloading, classes, inheritance, virtual functions, polymorphism, templates, exception handling, and the standard template library. In addition, basic Linux/UNIX commands and make files are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11510 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    13989 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Fox                ARC 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
Enroll in one of the 2 lectures listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lab portion.


CISP 430    Data Structures    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 400 or 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies object-oriented techniques for systematic problem analysis and the managing of program complexity using abstraction. Specifications, design, coding, testing, and documentation of large multi-file programs are covered. It uses advanced language features such as classes, strings, non-text files, pointers, and recursion. Abstract data types such as stacks, queues, lists, binary trees, heaps/priority queues, hash tables, and graphs are examined. Various sorting and searching algorithms are presented and analyzed using Big-O notation. (C-ID COMP 132)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        05:20PM-06:40PM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  19157 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          19157 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB I.Sabzevary          ARC 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


CISP 440    Discrete Structures for Computer Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 360 and MATH 370 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: CISP 430
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the discrete structures used in computer science with an emphasis on their applications. Topics include functions, relations, and sets; basic logic; proof techniques; basics of counting; graphs and trees; and discrete probability. (C-ID COMP 152)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    12951 
Textbook


CISP 480    Honors Introduction to Structured Programming    5 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
Advisory: CISC 310
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b) (effective Summer 2013)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This honors course combines the content of both CISP 300 and CISP 360 and presents it in an accelerated fashion emphasizing projects and collaborative work. It introduces methods for solving typical computer problems through algorithm design, continuing with implementation through structured programming and objects, as well as documentation, testing, and debugging. Topics include assessing and analyzing computer problems and requirements documents, and developing programming plans from which source code versions of programs are created. Additionally, data representation, data types, variables, constants, operators, and expression evaluation are covered, along with control structures, interactive and file input/output, standard libraries, arrays, pointers, methods (functions), classes, and objects. Pseudocode and an object-oriented language are used to create program solutions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          19159 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC 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

Computer Info Sci - Security (CISS)


CISS 300    Introduction to Information Systems Security    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 320, 350, or 351
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to network-based and Internet-based security applications and standards. Topics include encryption, security protocols, network security applications, digital signatures, protecting computers and the network from viruses, Trojans, spyware, unsolicited E-mail and public and private key exchange.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          13229 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISS 301    Ethical Hacking    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320, 323, 350, and 351
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course explores ways in which security for a stand-alone PC and a network-connected PC can be compromised. It introduces basic security concepts, principles and "best practices." It also explores ways in which the security of a PC can be checked and evaluated. Principles of ethical hacking are discussed. Internal and external security threats are discussed, including viruses, worms, Trojans, scripts, and other malicious e-mail content. Network vulnerabilities, common exploits, and basic countermeasures are also covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       06:00PM-07:25PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12016 
Textbook
TTh       07:35PM-09:00PM LAB M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      


CISS 310    Network Security Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISN 119, 140, and 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the information and skills required to analyze security risks from potential network intrusions to organizations' network information systems. Topics cover the required content of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+ certification exam.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          11927 
Textbook
Th        05:15PM-08:25PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D     
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


CISS 341    Implementing Windows Operating System Security    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 320, CISC 351, and CISS 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides in-depth information on the Microsoft Windows desktop operating system security features, as well as step-by-step configuration for most effective operating system security. The techniques needed in order to maintain the integrity, authenticity, availability, and privacy of the system and user data are covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       05:20PM-05:50PM LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   19175 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          19175 Textbook
TTh       05:50PM-06:40PM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D     
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais             ARC 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


CISS 350    Disaster Recovery    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISS 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides methods for identifying vulnerabilities and implementing countermeasures to prevent and mitigate failure risks in the information technology infrastructure for the business enterprise. Topics include disaster recovery, development of a disaster recovery plan, and development and implementation of disaster recovery policies and procedures.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Online          12388 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Friday,January 16    8:00PM-8:50PM    Room 125
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISS 360    Computer Forensics and Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 324, CISS 310, and CISS 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the methods used to conduct a computer forensics investigation. Topics include an overview of computer forensics as a profession, the computer investigation process, operating systems' boot processes and disk structures, data acquisition and analysis, ethics, and a review of standard computer forensic tools. The course topics map to the objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
Sa        08:00AM-09:10AM LEC E.Shih               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12765 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Shih               ARC MAIN Online          12765 Textbook
Sa        09:20AM-11:50AM LAB E.Shih               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Shih               ARC 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

Computer Info Science - Web (CISW)


CISW 300    Web Publishing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to publishing on the World Wide Web. Topics include creating web pages with the Hyper Text Markup Languages (HTML), organizing a series of pages into a web site, and uploading web pages to a server. The course makes extensive use of the computer tools necessary to insert HTML tags, create images, and view web documents. It takes beginning web designers through the process of designing, building, and publishing a working web site.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
HTML5/CSS3
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    11447 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152C     



TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          11446 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISW 321    Web Site Development using Dreamweaver    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305 and CISW 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the use of Dreamweaver, a visual Web-authoring tool, to develop and implement Web sites. The topics covered include creating Web pages that contain text, images, links, tables, forms, Cascading Style Sheets, and image maps, as well as how to enhance Web pages with Flash elements and built-in scripting languages. Additional topics include developing effective Web site structures, using Web site management tools, Web site documentation, making global updates to a Web site, and using advanced Dreamweaver features.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Adobe Dreamweaver CS6/CC
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          12952 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC 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


CISW 360    Beginning Flash    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 324, CISW 300, and CISW 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the design and the development of Flash-based interactive web sites and applications. Topics include the creation of simple vector-based graphics, buttons, animation and movies, and the integration of sound, raster graphics, and video.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          12955 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISW 370    Designing Accessible Web Sites    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISW 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the methods that are used to design web sites for people with disabilities. Current legal requirements for accessible web sites, especially the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), are emphasized.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online          12643 
Textbook
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


CISW 400    Client-side Web Scripting    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISW 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISP 300 and CISW 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the creation of dynamic and interactive web sites using a client-side scripting language such as JavaScript. Topics include the Document Object Model of web pages, core features of the client-side scripting language, event handling, control of windows and frames, functions, and form validation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
AJAX/Javascript/Mysql/PHP
Th        06:00PM-07:35PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    12361 
Textbook
AJAX/Javascript/Mysql/PHP
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          12361 Textbook
Th        07:45PM-08:35PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             ARC 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

Design Technology (DESGN)


DESGN 100    Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to computer-assisted drafting and design (CADD) and basic technical drawing. It covers orthographic and isometric projection concepts, utilizing CADD to produce basic technical drawings. It introduces basic drawings from architecture, mechanical design, electronics and space planning.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391     11328 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391       
Sa        08:00AM-09:50AM LEC B.Reed               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     13088 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-09:50AM LEC K.Chicoine           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     13088 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Burke-Polana       ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     13088 Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-02:05PM LAB B.Reed               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
Sa        10:00AM-02:05PM LAB K.Chicoine           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
Sa        10:00AM-02:05PM LAB S.Burke-Polana       ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     12693 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-05:35PM LAB G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Welch              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391     14606 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-09:05PM LAB D.Welch              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391       


DESGN 299    Experimental Offering in Design Technology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
Intro to 3D Printing Technology
MW        10:00AM-10:25AM LEC D.Welch              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     20095 
Textbook
MW        10:25AM-12:15PM LAB D.Welch              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
Units: 1
Hours: 8 hours LEC; 28 hours LAB
Description: This course provides hands-on experience building and operating a small 3D printer in preparation for more advanced 3D printing modeling and manufacturing. Activities include building a 3D printer from a kit, debugging problems, and creating a calibration 3D print object, as well as printing more advanced parts. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
Intro to 3D Printing Technology
MW        10:00AM-10:25AM LEC D.Welch              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     20097 Textbook
MW        10:25AM-12:15PM LAB D.Welch              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
Units: 1
Hours: 8 hours LEC; 28 hours LAB
Description: This course provides hands-on experience building and operating a small 3D printer in preparation for more advanced 3D printing modeling and manufacturing. Activities include building a 3D printer from a kit, debugging problems, and creating a calibration 3D print object, as well as printing more advanced parts. Pass/No Pass only.


DESGN 300    Introduction to Design Resources    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.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the resources that are used in the architectural and engineering professions. It introduces construction materials and their properties and characteristics that affect construction processes. Environmental and sustainable materials, sustainable building certification, and rating systems are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     11707 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Online          18867 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Online          18867 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


DESGN 302    Technical Documentation with CADD    3 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 100 with a grade of "C" or better
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.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes using various electronic graphical media software to create standardized technical documentation for architectural, civil, and mechanical applications. A wide range of methods are used to create, print and save 2D, 3D, orthographic, and isometric presentations in a wide variety of output formats using AutoCAD as the primary tool. Section views for mechanical and architectural applications are covered, as well as a variety of drawing and file management topics. This course was formerly DESGN 102.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Chicoine           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391     18868 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-09:05PM LAB K.Chicoine           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391       


DESGN 320    Three Dimensional Graphics and 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.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of the design process for architecture and engineering. It includes the application of programming, environmental analysis, sustainable (green) considerations, code guidelines and restrictions, market analysis, and economic considerations on design projects. Technical design solutions with freehand perspective graphics, physical mass modeling prototyping, and virtual concept computer modeling are also covered. The course also includes individual and team studio situations, oral presentations, and formal critiques.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311     11326 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311       


DESGN 325    Architectural Modeling and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 100 (Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)) and DESGN 320 (Three Dimensional Graphics and Design) with a grade of "C" or better; AND DESGN 300 (Introduction to Design Resources) or ENGR 307 (Industrial Materials Testing) with a grade of "C" or better
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.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the concepts and applications of three dimensional graphic design using various visualization, modeling, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) programs, such as AutoCAD, SketchUp and Revit Architectural. Topics include the procedures and techniques for producing architectural models and associated technical documentation and presentation. Course projects emphasize sustainable design concepts and include all phases of design.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391     12960 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391       


DESGN 328    Engineering Modeling and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: DESGN 320; 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.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the concepts and applications of three dimensional graphic design using various visualization, modeling, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) programs, such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Revit MEP. Topics include the procedures and techniques for producing surface models, solid models, and their associated technical documentation/presentation components as well as their application to civil engineering, mechanical engineering and green technology. This course was formerly DESGN 308.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     12006 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       


DESGN 330    Engineering Systems and Design    5 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 302 (Technical Documentation with CADD), and DESGN 320 (Three Dimensional Graphics and Design) and, DESGN 328 (Engineering Modeling and Design) with grades of "C" or better AND DESGN 310 (Graphic Analysis and Documentation) or ENGR 312 (Engineering Graphics) with a grade of "C" or better
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.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers machine and mechanical system design and analysis through the study of Mechanical Electrical Plumbing (MEP) system applications. Basic Building Information Modeling (BIM) techniques and technical documentation are applied to a variety of industrial and commercial products utilizing orthographics, sections, auxiliaries, tolerance reviews, Geometric Dimension and Tolerancing (GDT), as well as the creation of facility and production plans. Emphasis is placed on the current American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard for geometric dimension and tolerancing and its application to working drawings. Applications emphasize green technology concerns, such as water and energy conservation in industrial, commercial, or municipal settings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:25AM-11:45AM LEC R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     12265 
Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-10:15AM LAB R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
TTh       08:00AM-10:15AM LAB G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Schuster            TBA TBA                   
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

TBA       TBA             LAB G.Herrlinger          TBA TBA                   
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


DESGN 360    Commercial Engineering Design and Drafting    5 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 302 (Technical Documentation with CADD), AND DESGN 325 (Architectural Modeling and Design) or DESGN 328 (Engineering Modeling and Design) AND DESGN 310 (Graphic Analysis), or ENGR 312 (Engineering Graphics) with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course employs individual and group exercises simulating typical design and engineering problems in commercial structures, commercial building systems, and environmental systems in buildings. The fundamentals of construction materials and methodology, basic code requirements, and the introduction of applied engineering concepts for heavy construction are introduced. Topics include defined programs, environmental analysis, sustainable design applications, and the development of various mass prototyping based on the given theme. Design solutions are presented by various freehand concept drawings, physical modeling and electronic media applications. A formal graphic portfolio including all course work is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:25AM-11:45AM LEC G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311     12371 
Textbook
MW        08:00AM-10:15AM LAB G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311       
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Herrlinger          TBA TBA                   
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


DESGN 495    Independent Studies in Design Technology    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Schuster            TBA TBA                 19790 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Schuster            TBA TBA                 19791 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Schuster            TBA TBA                 21008 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Schuster            TBA TBA                 21009 Textbook

Diesel/Clean Diesel Technology (DCDT)


DCDT 102    Biodiesel Fuel and Fuel Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the chemistry, production, and impact of biodiesel technology. It also covers how to convert vehicle fuel systems to biodiesel and how this process affects warranties.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        07:30AM-10:40AM LEC M.Kalman             Off Campus Mather 003    13083 
Textbook
Sa        07:30AM-10:40AM LEC P.Boling             Off Campus Mather 003    13083 Textbook
Sa        10:50AM-02:00PM LAB M.Kalman             Off Campus Mather 004A     
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655

Sa        10:50AM-02:00PM LAB P.Boling             Off Campus Mather 004A     
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655


DCDT 103    Clean Diesel Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a complete overview of the clean diesel engine system. Topics include fuel injection systems, emission regulations, and diesel emission control systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC F.Beaushaw           Off Campus Mather 003    18863 
Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB M.Kalman             Off Campus Mather 004A     
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655


DCDT 111    Clean Natural Gas Engine Repair    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces clean natural gas engine repair. Topics include engine application and principles of engine operation, disassembly and reassembly of engine components and systems, and various engine systems as they relate to clean natural gas engines.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC F.Beaushaw           Off Campus Mather 003    18861 
Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB M.Kalman             Off Campus Mather 004A     
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655


DCDT 112    Clean Diesel Retrofit    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers diesel engine retrofit needs for older diesel engines. Topics include troubleshooting, fault codes, welding, and diesel particulate filter systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC F.Beaushaw           Off Campus Mather 003    18859 
Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB P.Boling             Off Campus Mather 004A     
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655


DCDT 130    Diesel Brake Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the operation of diesel brake systems and components. Topics include band, shoe, caliper, and full disc brakes.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather 003      
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB P.Boling             Off Campus Mather 004A   12818 
Textbook
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655

MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather 004B   14338 Textbook
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


DCDT 140    Diesel Electrical Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the operation of diesel electrical systems. Topics include sensors used in emission control, electrical circuits, test instruments, charging systems, and electrical starting systems.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather 003      
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather 004A   12820 
Textbook
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655

MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB P.Boling             Off Campus Mather 004B   19777 Textbook
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


DCDT 150    Diesel Power Trains    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the diesel power train. Topics include inspection and adjustment of clutch linkage, flywheel, and replacement of clutch brakes.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
MTWTh     07:30AM-09:45AM LEC C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather 003      
MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB P.Boling             Off Campus Mather 004A   12822 
Textbook
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655

MTWTh     09:55AM-12:10PM LAB C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather 004B   19778 Textbook
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


DCDT 162    Clean Diesel Software Support    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills needed to adequately retrieve and apply system information using internet based technical manuals specifically geared toward diesel tractor emission control systems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC C.Weckman            Off Campus Mather 003    12650 
Textbook
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10115 Spaatz Way, Mather, CA 95655.

Drywall/lathing (DRLTH)


DRLTH 298    Work Experience Drywall/Lathing Apprenticeship    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a drywall/lathing apprenticeship.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: Supervised work in drywall/lathing apprenticeship for the purpose of developing specific skills to meet the goals and objectives of the drywall/lathing Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.). Students will be completing work experience hours at approved training sites. DRLTH 298 may be taken for a total of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 21078 
Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a drywall/lathing apprenticeship.

TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 21079 Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Be in a drywall/lathing apprenticeship.

Early Childhood Education (ECE)


ECE 300    Introduction to Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to early childhood education, including an overview of the history of the field, evolution of professional practices and ethics, educational principles that support child development from birth through the school-age years, and teaching practices based on observation, documentation, and interpretation of children's behavior. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Chow               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 19462 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Hewitt             ARC MAIN CDC 350         10894 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10893 Textbook
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10892 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Jones              Off Campus Natomas/Ik C206 12459 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN Online          12775 Textbook


ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 372
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); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the growth and development of children from the prenatal stage through adolescence. For each stage of development, the physical, cognitive, linguistic, social-moral, and emotional aspects of development, with attention to both typical as well as atypical development in each area, are discussed. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the interaction of maturational and environmental factors. This material is designed as a foundation for early care and education, teaching, and parenting. This course is not open to students who have completed PSYC 372. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10897 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10895 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10896 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 13313 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Carr               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 12462 Textbook


ECE 314    The Child, the Family and the Community    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the child's development within the family and within the community. The focus is on the impact of parenting style, marriage and transitions within the family, culture, school, and the media on the child's development. This course offers the opportunity to research and review the diverse community resources available to support the child and the family. (C-ID CDEV 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         11718 
Textbook
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10898 Textbook
T         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        13312 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.McDermott          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10899 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Watkins            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A117 12464 Textbook


ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and either ECE 312 or PSYCH 372 with a grade of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Current tuberculosis clearance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides supervised experience working with children in an early childhood setting. Topics include principles of curriculum development, classroom design, and child guidance, with opportunity to apply these key teaching principles in practical situations. (C-ID ECE 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         11113 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC J.Delapp             Off Campus Natomas N203  19535 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the ECE 320 LAB (laboratory) sections. Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 06:30PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350 All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.


ARC Child Development Center
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 19536

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 19542

ARC Child Development Center
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 19537

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 19543

ARC Child Development Center
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 19538

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13060

ARC Child Development Center
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 19539

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13930

ARC Child Development Center
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 19540

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13931

ARC Child Development Center
MW        01:30PM-04:35PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 19541

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       01:30PM-04:35PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12740

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 13933
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 13934
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 13056
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 13057
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 13058

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 13059

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 13935

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 13936

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.


ECE 321     Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Current Tuberculosis clearance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This advanced course provides supervised experience as a teacher in an early childhood education program. It is aimed at leadership in the areas of developing environments for learning, child observation and assessment, documentation of children's work, behavior guidance, group management, collaborative teaching, building relationships with families, and effective preparation and implementation of curriculum. (C-ID ECE 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         12:30PM-02:20PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         11114 
Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the ECE 321 LAB (laboratory) sections. Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 06:30PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350 All ECE 321 students must attend this orientation.


T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         13675 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the ECE 321 LAB (laboratory) sections. Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 06:30PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350 All ECE 321 students must attend this orientation.


ARC Child Development Center
MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19719

ARC Child Development Center
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13450

ARC Child Development Center
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19720

ARC Child Development Center
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13451

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19721

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12741

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19722

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12742

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19723
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 11115
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19724
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13452
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19725

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12841

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19726

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13453

Note: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at orientation.


ECE 325    Guidance and Discipline for Young Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on early childhood guidance and discipline through examination of theories, research, and practical application for teachers in early childhood classrooms and parents at home. Developmental stages of children's behavior, positive discipline techniques, and teaching social emotional skills are included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN CDC 350         14176 
Textbook


ECE 326    Making Learning Visible Through Observation and Documentation    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.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies critical and reflective thinking to observation and assessment of young children's development. It prepares teachers of young children to use observation, documentation, and interpretation strategies to improve program quality in early childhood settings. Multiple forms of child assessment and early childhood program assessment are explored. (C-ID ECE 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         19333 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Jeske              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A118 12957 Textbook


ECE 331    Care and Education of Infants and Toddlers    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies current theory and research to the care and education of infants and toddlers in group settings. It examines essential policies, principles, and practices that lead to quality care and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children birth to 36 months.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         11365 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Maguire-Fong       ARC MAIN Online          13318 Textbook
NOTE: Mandatory Online Orientation. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECE 343    Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 102
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares early childhood educators and others working with young children to recognize, understand, and enhance the emergent language and literacy experiences and skills of young children. The knowledge of developmentally appropriate language and literacy practices improves early childhood educators' ability to support young children in the early years (birth to five years) to build a strong foundation for learning to read and write in the primary grades. Topics include an overview of the teachers' role in developing appropriate language and literacy experiences for young children, including ways to support the child learning English as a second language.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Daniels            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A118 19463 
Textbook


ECE 350    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Same As: ENGED 324
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ECE 312 or PSYC 372
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Before students can attend the school site for field work, they are required to show proof of TB clearance. They may also need to complete a fingerprint clearance through the cooperating school district, if the district requires it.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today's contemporary schools, kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12). Topics include teaching as a profession and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary educational issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in public school elementary classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with campus-approved certificated classroom teachers. This course is not open to students who have completed ENGED 324. (C-ID EDUC 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  19668 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112    


ECE 358    Activities for the School-Age Child    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on design, implementation, and evaluation of developmentally appropriate activities for the school age child (K-8). Curriculum areas include games, construction, art, music and movement, science and nature, and drama. It explores other topics including cooperative program planning, environments, guidance techniques, and the importance of positive interpersonal relationships between the adults and the children in the program.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Williams           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A118 19464 
Textbook


ECE 404    Children with Special Needs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 or PSYC 372 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the variations in development of children with special needs ages birth through eight and the resulting impact on families. It includes an overview of historical and societal influences, laws relating to children with special needs, and the identification and referral process. Observations in public or private childrenās centers, schools, and agencies may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Chesbro            ARC MAIN CDC 350         12631 
Textbook


ECE 414    CPR and Pediatric First Aid    1.5 Units

Same As: HEED 311
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.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course covers emergency life saving and first aid techniques involving infants and children. Respiratory distress, non-breathing, unconsciousness, choking, and other pediatric emergencies are addressed. CPR for adults is another major component of the course. The California Child Care first aid certificate examination, the Adult CPR, and the Infant and Child CPR examination are included. This course fulfills Title 22 (California Department of Social Services) Health and Safety requirements for staff. This course is not open to students who have completed HEED 311.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 26-Feb 11
MW        12:15PM-04:30PM LEC J.English            ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       13962 
Textbook
Class meets January 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, and 11, 2015.


ECE 415    Children's Health, Safety and Nutrition    3 Units

Same As: NUTRI 320
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.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines basic nutrition, health, and safety needs of children from the prenatal period through school age. Topics include introduction to early childhood curriculum, laws, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures related to child health, safety, and nutrition. Course emphasis is placed on integrating and maintaining the optimal health, safety, and nutritional concepts in everyday planning and program development for all children, along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. This course is not open to students who have taken NUTRI 320. (C-ID ECE 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Schirmer           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 103  13324 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Salluzzo           Off Campus Natomas/Ik C202 13419 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Chou               ARC MAIN Online          13325 Textbook


ECE 424    Adult Supervision: Mentoring in a Collaborative Learning Setting    2 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 314 and 320 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers principles and methods of supervising student teachers, volunteers, staff, and other adults in early care and education settings. Emphasis is on the roles and development of early childhood professionals as mentors and teachers working collaboratively to guide a teaching team or individual within a classroom setting. This course satisfies the adult supervision requirement for the CA Child Development Master Teacher Permit and Site Supervisor permit issued by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 26-Apr 06
M         06:00PM-09:20PM LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN CDC 350         19334 
Textbook


ECE 430    Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the development of social identities in diverse societies, including theoretical and practical implications of oppression and privilege as they apply to young children, families, early childhood programs, and teaching practices. Various classroom strategies are explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. It also includes self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, social and educational access, media, and schooling. (C-ID ECE 230)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         13454 
Textbook
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         13940 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Cervantes          Off Campus Natomas/Ik G211 19465 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN Online          13941 Textbook


ECE 455    Environment Rating Scales in Early Childhood Programs    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course examines Environment Rating Scales (ERS): Infant/Toddler (ITERS); Early Childhood (ECERS); School-Age Programs (SACERS); and Family Child Care (FCCERS) as a tool for quality improvement in a variety of child development programs. Emphasis is given to theory and best practices in order to evaluate classrooms, materials, and interactions between adults and children.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 13-May 18
M         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         19336 
Textbook


ECE 495    Independent Studies in Early Childhood Education    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                 19337 
Textbook

Economics (ECON)


ECON 302    Principles of Macroeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, 124, 125, 129, or 133 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
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); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course, an introduction to macroeconomics, is concerned with the economic well-being of the national economy. Topics covered include supply, demand, aggregate supply, aggregate demand, equilibrium, money, banking, taxation, inflation, employment, and economic growth. (C-ID ECON 202)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
F         12:20PM-03:25PM LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  20058 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN Online          20058 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.

MW        03:00PM-04:15PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  12460 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN Online          12460 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.

TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC D.Petersen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  10949 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10942 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10943 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10941 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10945 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10944 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10947 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10946 Textbook
The use of web based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10948 Textbook
The use of web based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

T         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10950 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN Online          10950 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.

M         06:00PM-07:15PM LEC B.Rosario            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A208 13416 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Rosario            Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 13416 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN Online          11877 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 20, 2015. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN Online          20059 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 20, 2015. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECON 304    Principles of Microeconomics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 120, 124, 125, 129, or 133 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
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); CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is concerned with individuals and business firms and how they interact in the marketplace to determine prices, output, employment, and efficient utilization of economic resources. Topics include marginal utility, costs of production and natural resource economics. Additionally, it covers resource allocation under conditions of competition, monopoly, oligopoly, and monopolistic competition. (C-ID ECON 201)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
F         12:20PM-03:25PM LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  13158 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN Online          13158 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
4.4 online hours per week required

MW        03:00PM-04:15PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  12461 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN Online          12461 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.9 hours per week online

TTh       05:30PM-08:40PM LEC D.Petersen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  12860 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10951 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10955 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  12770 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Chen               ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10952 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Rosario            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  10953 Textbook
The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

W         06:00PM-07:15PM LEC T.Willis             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A208 10954 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Willis             Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 10954 Textbook
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

TBA       TBA             LEC F.Kinuthia           ARC MAIN Online          12075 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 20, 2015. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECON 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

Same As: BUS 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
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 and the analysis and decision making in areas of budgeting, taxes, borrowing, money management, insurance, investments, and retirement. This course is not open to students who have completed BUS 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Lib 002         13461 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Lib 002         13462 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC P.Butler             ARC MAIN Lib 002         13463 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Willis             Off Campus Natomas/Ik G211 12101 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          13464 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          13465 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gonzalez           ARC MAIN Online          13466 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 14-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          20748 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECON 495    Independent Studies in Economics    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 (ARC). They must also discuss the study with a professor from the Department of Economics at ARC in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Chen                TBA TBA                 20587 
Textbook

Energy (ENERGY)


ENERGY 141    Electrical & Mechanical Applications for Solar Installers    4 Units

Prerequisite: ENERGY 140 or 299 with a grade of "C" or better
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an advanced course in Solar Photovoltaic (PV) energy. Topics include using hardware and software tools for shading and correctly orientating solar panels, the effect PV panel orientation has on system power output and efficiency, what effect optimum PV panel loading has on power produced, and how to perform load analysis on a specific residence. Additionally, it covers various manufacturers' software to calculate PV panel string sizing for optimum efficiency when working with grid tie inverters. National Electrical Code (NEC) and fire code wire sizing, fusing, and other safety instructions and procedures are stressed. The successful completion of this course and ENERGY 142 qualify students to take the NABCEP (North American Certified Energy Practitioner) certified solar photovoltaic installers and service technicians entry level certificate of knowledge of PV systems test. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 17-May 21
TTh       04:30PM-06:20PM LEC M.Dela Pena          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     18884 
Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-08:20PM LAB M.Dela Pena          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322       

Electricians Apprenticeship (ELECT)


ELECT 210    Electrician Trainee I    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ELECT 298, ET 310, MATH 100, MATH 104, or MATH 132
Hours: 63 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the commercial/residential electrician trainee program. It includes safety procedures, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements, basic rigging, basic electrical mathematics, Ohm's Law and DC theory.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC K.Alexander          Off Campus SETC          13023 
Textbook
MW        07:50PM-08:35PM LAB K.Alexander          Off Campus SETC            
NOTE: Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road


ELECT 211    Electrician Trainee II    4 Units

Prerequisite: ELECT 210 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 63 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is the second course required for the Commercial/Residential Electrician Trainee program. Topics include AC theory; AC and DC generation, phase, and circuit mathematical calculations; calculating inductance, capacitance, and reactance in series, parallel and series-parallel circuits. It also includes use of meters in different applications of alternating current. This course provides a basic introduction to electronics used in electrical installations; and an introduction and application of the National Electrical Code to job-site electrical installations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Garcia             Off Campus SETC          13025 
Textbook
TTh       07:50PM-08:30PM LAB L.Garcia             Off Campus SETC            
NOTE: Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road


ELECT 230    Electrician Trainee V    4 Units

Prerequisite: ELECT 211 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 63 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is the fifth course required for the Commercial/Residential Electrician Trainee program. Topics include fundamentals of motors, motor controllers, process controllers, generators, and transformers. It also includes testing of cables, generators and motors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC K.Irwin              Off Campus SETC          18904 
Textbook
MW        07:50PM-08:30PM LAB K.Irwin              Off Campus SETC            
Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road


ELECT 280    Electrical Workers State Certification Preparation    4.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Three years or more of electrical trade experience.
Hours: 81 hours LEC
Description: This is a preparatory course for the Electricians' State Licensing Certification for California. It reviews basic electrical formulas and provides an in-depth review of the National Electrical Code.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TTh       05:30PM-10:20PM LEC T.McDowell           Off Campus SETC          14269 
Textbook
NOTE: Classes held at Sacramento area Electrical Training Center, 2836 El Centro Road


ELECT 298    Work Experience in Electricians Apprenticeship    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Be in an electrician's apprenticeship.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students the opportunity to work in Electricians apprenticeship for the purpose of developing specific skills to meet the goals and objectives of the electricians Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.). Students complete work experience hours at approved training sites. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 14069 
Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Be in an electrician's apprenticeship.

TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 21125 Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Be in an electrician's apprenticeship.

Electronics Technology (ET)


ET 103    Ham Radio Technician License Preparation    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the fundamentals of amateur radio required to pass the national Association for Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) amateur radio operators technician license. Topics include wave theory, operator rules, proper radio operation, electronics review, and regulations.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
F         06:00PM-10:25PM LEC S.Wilson             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     20973 
Textbook


ET 112    Communications Units    3 Units

Prerequisite: ET 312 and 322 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ET 380
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) General Radiotelephone license requirements. It also covers the electronics theory and the rules and regulations mandated by the FCC. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     19785 
Textbook
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Avalos             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     19785 Textbook


ET 115    Fiber Optics and Telecommunication Cabling    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the concepts of telecommunication cable installation and connection practices and standards. It includes the study of commonly used fiber optic and copper cable types and connectors, installation tools, and test equipment. Emphasis is on installation techniques in practical situations. Laboratory activities provide practical hands-on experience in the operation and use of tools and test equipment specific to the telecommunication industry. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     12373 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320       
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    13070 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB G.Rivera             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    13117 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


ET 250    Employability Skills for Technical Careers    2 Units

Same As: AT 107 and WELD 150
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.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the opportunity to explore technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations, emphasizing technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development. This course is not open to students who have completed AT 107 or WELD 150.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11735 
Textbook


ET 251    Automotive Electronic Accessories and Installation    3 Units

Same As: AT 251
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 312 or ET 302
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles and processes involved in the installation of mobile entertainment, security, positioning and other electrical and electronic related systems and components. Safety, circuit diagrams, inspection, wiring, installation and troubleshooting techniques are covered along with the operational characteristics of the various electrical circuits. Topics related to this course cover the areas for the certification testing required to become a qualified Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP) installer. A field trip is required. This course is not open to students who have taken AT 251.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        08:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Wakeley            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     20635 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:10PM LAB J.Wakeley            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 330       


ET 253    Industrial Communication Systems Support    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 115 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the operation, repair, and assembly of computers, portable test units (PTU), and communication systems. Safety, terminology, component identification, file management, industry specific hardware and software, and upgrades in industry are among the topics covered. Wired, wireless, voice over IP (VoIP), analog/digital communications, and synchronous optical networks (SONET) are also covered. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     13091 
Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308       


ET 263    Introduction to Medical X-ray Imaging Equipment    1 Unit

Prerequisite: ET 425 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the maintenance of medical X-ray imaging equipment. It covers X-ray generators, components of vacuum tube and solid state imaging chains, cameras, digitizing methods, processing, display methods, and radiation safety.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 14-Feb 28
Sa        08:30AM-03:20PM LEC K.Liu                ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     12962 
Textbook


ET 295    Independent Studies in Electronics Technology    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB G.George              TBA TBA                 19872 
Textbook


ET 302    Principles of Electricity and Electronics    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This introductory course explores the field of electronics and electricity. Topics include the theory of AC, DC, Ohm's law, inductance, and capacitance. The use of electronic simulation software and hands on lab experiments using industry instruments reinforces theory. Field trips to local electronics industries may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    12003 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    12697 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Lopez              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB M.Lopez              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    12948 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB L.Sisneros           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320A    13120 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Prasad             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326       
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB R.Prasad             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320B    11699 Textbook


ET 308    Technical Soldering Practices and Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ET 115 and 302
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides training in the standards, processes, and techniques related to the field of lead and lead-free soldering. Emphasis is placed on the differences between lead and lead-free soldering processes. Topics include safety, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), Printed Circuit Board (PCB) components and assembly, electronic components and identification, lead and lead-free soldering and de-soldering techniques in Plated Through Hole (PTH), Surface Mount Device/Technology (SMD/SMT), and fine to ultra fine-pitch soldering. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
F         08:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Sisneros           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     13269 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Sisneros           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320       
F         06:00PM-06:50PM LEC L.Sisneros           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     13271 Textbook
F         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB L.Sisneros           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 320       


ET 312    Mathematics for Circuit Analysis    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The foundations for the analysis of electrical and electronic circuits are covered in this course. Topics include the analysis of direct current (DC), alternating current (AC), transformer, capacitor, inductor, and energy conversion circuits.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Ahmadi             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     13116 
Textbook
Class also meets in room 326

TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     13115 Textbook


ET 322    Semiconductors and Nanotechnology    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: ET 312
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a detailed study of semiconductor devices and their applications. Semiconductor components - such as diodes, transistors, op-amps, including their use in complex circuits - are covered. Nanotechnology theory and devices, including their present and possible future applications, are studied. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     12654 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324       
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     12858 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324       


ET 335    Integrated Circuits with Computer Applications    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 312 and 322 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers integrated circuits (ICs) and applications used in industrial and consumer products. Topics include digital theory and applications from standard transistor-transistor logic (TTL) logic circuits to complex circuits built on programmable logic devices (PLDs). Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325       
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB G.George             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     12964 
Textbook
Class also meets in room 324

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB M.Lopez              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 308     14445 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


ET 380    Introduction to Electronic Communications    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 312 and 322 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers electronic communications including UHF, VHF, microwave, satellite, and fiber optics. AM and FM transmitters, transmission lines, antennas, and receivers are analyzed down to the component level. Propagation, wave theory, decibels, and signal transmission limitations are also covered. Technician safety and proper test equipment use are stressed throughout the course. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     12830 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324       


ET 388    Fiber Optics    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ET 380
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course in fiber optics covers optical theory and operation including the complete fiber optic communication system. It includes fiber optic terminology and instruction in the use of tools and equipment associated with fiber optic installation and maintenance. Tests of the fiber optic systems are performed using sophisticated equipment such as optical power meters and optical time domain reflectometers (OTDR). It also includes system design and troubleshooting procedures. A field trip may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     18886 
Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB F.Evangelisti        ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324       


ET 426    Advanced Biomedical Equipment Technology    4 Units

Prerequisite: ET 425 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and certification of biomedical equipment used in the medical device industry. It includes an in-depth, hands-on study of frequently used medical equipment preparing electronic technology students for a biomedical technician internship or trainee position in a hospital, medical device manufacturer, or other service organization. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Fountain            TBA TBA                 12965 
Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB M.Fountain            TBA TBA                   
NOTE: Classes will be held at UC Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Room G-0344, Sacramento, CA 95817


ET 495    Independent Studies in Electronics Technology    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB G.George              TBA TBA                 19838 
Textbook

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)


EMT 110    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Didactic    6 Units

Prerequisite: HEED 310 and 323 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: AH 110 and PMED 108; 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; MATH 32 (Pre-Algebra), or MATH 42 (Algebra Readiness - Part II)
Enrollment Limitation: Documentation of current certification in Professional Rescuer CPR, Healthcare Provider CPR or an equivalent approved by the Paramedic Department must be presented on the first day of the course. Not open to students with current NREMT or California State certification or licensure as an EMT, EMT-Basic, Advanced EMT or paramedic.
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course provides academic preparation and psychomotor skills training to prepare the student for EMT 111, the Basic Life Support (BLS) clinical and field practicum. Successful completion of EMT 110 and EMT 111 will make the student eligible to take the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) EMT certification exam. Topics include the BLS knowledge, application, and problem solving necessary to work as an EMT (formerly known as EMT-Basic or EMT-1) in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) field for an ambulance service, fire department, emergency department, or other specialized service. A āCā letter grade as well as successful completion of the EMT 110 Exit Exam and psychomotor skill tests are required to be eligible for EMT 111. The course conforms to the 2007 National EMS Scope of Practice Model and 2009 EMS National Education Standards and complies with Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2 of the California State Code of Regulations. This course is approved by the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency of the Sacramento County Health Department. Field trips and off-campus lab assignments may be required.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-Apr 27
T         09:00AM-02:45PM LEC C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140           
Th        09:00AM-02:55PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140         13945 
Textbook
Th        09:00AM-02:55PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 13946 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-02:55PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 19727 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-02:55PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 19728 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-05:10PM LEC C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 140           
Sa        08:00AM-05:10PM LEC C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 140           
Sa        08:00AM-05:10PM LEC C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 140           
Sa        08:00AM-05:10PM LEC C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 140           
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lecture: 1/17, 1/24, 2/7, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/11.

Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 100         13952 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 100         13952 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 100         13952 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 100         13952 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 100         13952 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-05:10PM LAB C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 100         13952 Textbook
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lab: 2/1, 2/14, 2/21, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/18, 4/19, 4/25.

Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB J.Andersen            TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB A.Barnick             TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB J.Chamness            TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB C.Elledge             TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB K.Freas               TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB T.Maybee              TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB A.McKahan             TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB G.Powell              TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB M.Schanzenbach        TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB D.Stewart             TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-05:10PM LAB M.Swink               TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lab: 2/1, 2/14, 2/21, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/18, 4/19, 4/25.

SaSu      08:00AM-05:10PM LAB R.Tateishi            TBA TBA                 13943 Textbook
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lab: 2/1, 2/14, 2/21, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/18, 4/19, 4/25.

Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB E.Walder              TBA TBA                 19729 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB L.Welter              TBA TBA                 19729 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB R.Wolfley             TBA TBA                 19729 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB B.Law                 TBA TBA                 19729 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19729 Textbook
Su        08:00AM-05:10PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19729 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-05:10PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19729 Textbook
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lab: 2/1, 2/14, 2/21, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/18, 4/19, 4/25.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-May 02
M         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140           
SaSu      08:00AM-04:10PM LEC E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140           
SaSu      08:00AM-04:10PM LEC E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 100           
SaSu      08:00AM-04:10PM LEC TBA                  ARC MAIN CDC 100           
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lecture: 1/26, 1/31, 2/1, 2/2, 2/9, 2/23, 3/2, 3/7, 3/8, 3/9, 3/16, 3/21, 3/22, 3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27.

W         06:00PM-10:50PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140         19731 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-02:30PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140         19731 Textbook
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lab: 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/25, 4/26, 4/29.

W         06:00PM-10:50PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19732 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-03:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19732 Textbook
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lab: 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/25, 4/26, 4/29.

W         06:00PM-10:50PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19733 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-03:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19733 Textbook
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lab: 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/25, 4/26, 4/29.

W         06:00PM-10:50PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19734 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-03:30PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 19734 Textbook
Note: The above class will meet on the following days for Lab: 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/25, 4/26, 4/29.


EMT 111    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Practicum    1 Unit

Prerequisite: EMT 110, HEED 310, and HEED 323 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: AH 110; 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; MATH 32 (Pre-Algebra), or MATH 42 (Algebra Readiness - Part II)
Enrollment Limitation: Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification or equivalent is required. Must be able to pass a qualifying background check and drug screen, show proof of current immunizations. The student must be able to purchase online resources, malpractice insurance as well as a uniform and other lab equipment. This course is not available to students with current EMT certification or who are licensed paramedics since they have already achieved the learning outcomes for this course. Due to regulatory requirements, this course must be completed less than twelve months after the beginning of EMT 110.
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the supervised practical lab hours necessary to complete EMT education after completion of EMT 110. Successful completion of EMT 110 and EMT 111 will make the student eligible to take the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) EMT certification exam. The student is placed in the clinical and field environments necessary to obtain the minimum required patient contacts. This course conforms to the 2007 National EMS Scope of Practice Model as well as the 2009 EMS National Education Standards and complies with Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2 of the California State Code of Regulations. This course is approved by the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency of the Sacramento County Health Department. Field trips or off-campus lab assignments are required. This course is Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 28-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Martin              TBA TBA                 13953 
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TBA       TBA             LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 14003 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Henderson           TBA TBA                 14004 Textbook

Engineering (ENGR)


ENGR 300    Introduction to Engineering    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better, OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the engineering and engineering technology professions, and their place in industry. It includes an explanation of the engineering and engineering technology options and curricula involved. Topics include an emphasis on problem-solving techniques used in engineering and engineering technology. This course is recommended for all entering engineering, engineering technology and design technology students.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
W         04:30PM-06:35PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     11337 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
W         04:30PM-06:35PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     11679 Textbook


ENGR 305    Basic Technical Drawing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the graphical tools and instruments used to generate, analyze and interpret engineering drawings. Topics include lettering, geometric construction, or orthographic projection, auxiliary drawings, sectioning, and dimensioning.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     20091 
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MW        02:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312       


ENGR 310    Engineering Survey Measurements    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
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 ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic fundamentals of surveying for engineers. Electronic surveying instruments are used to develop the principles of measurement for distance, elevations and angles. Additional topics include systematic and random errors, line directions, profiles and cross sections, traverse computations, horizontal and vertical curves, and earthwork quantity calculations. This course is intended for civil engineers, but may also be required for other programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         04:00PM-05:50PM LEC R.Mahallati          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     11338 
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T         05:50PM-06:55PM LEC R.Mahallati          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     11338 Textbook
Th        04:00PM-05:50PM LAB R.Mahallati          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312       
Th        05:50PM-07:05PM LAB R.Mahallati          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310       


ENGR 312    Engineering Graphics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGR 305
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the application of graphical tools to analyze, interpret, and solve engineering problems. The engineering design process is taught using manual and introductory interactive computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) tools to solve typical three-dimensional engineering problems. Topics include descriptive geometry, vector graphics, orthogonal projection, and primary and secondary auxiliary views. This course is intended for mechanical and civil engineering majors but may also be required for other programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311     11366 
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MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LAB H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311       


ENGR 401    Introduction to Electrical Circuits and Devices    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 421 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 420
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the fundamentals of electrical circuit theory and analysis for engineers. Topics include time domain circuit analysis techniques, circuit reduction techniques, frequency domain circuit analysis, first- and second-order circuits with natural and step responses, and operational amplifiers. This course provides a solid foundation for upper division engineering courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     11340 
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TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     11341 Textbook


ENGR 413    Properties of Materials    4.5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better, OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in the properties of materials used in engineering. This course places emphasis upon the theory underlying the behavior of engineering materials. It includes a laboratory component, which covers the testing of metals, polymers, composites, wood, and other materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         01:30PM-04:20PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     11343 
Textbook
Th        01:30PM-02:40PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     11343 Textbook
Th        02:50PM-04:10PM LAB M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310       


ENGR 420    Statics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the study of bodies in equilibrium with emphasis on force systems, structures, distributed loads, friction and virtual work. In this course, analytical rather than graphical methods of problem solving are emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     12298 
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MW        11:15AM-12:35PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     11342 Textbook


ENGR 495    Independent Studies in Engineering    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Zarate              TBA TBA                 19836 
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English - Creative Writing (ENGCW)


ENGCW 400    Creative Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory creative writing course provides writing experience with three or four of the following genres: short story, poetry, creative nonfiction, and script writing for theater or film. The course includes analysis of literary models, faculty and class critiques of work, and discussion of literary techniques in each covered genre, techniques such as metaphor, imagery, dialogue, and narrative. A portfolio of creative writing is submitted at the end of the semester. (C-ID ENGL 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  11475 
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ENGCW 420    Poetry Writing Workshop    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This creative writing course concentrates on poetry writing, including the analysis of poetry written during the semester. Topics include the examination of literary styles in traditional and contemporary poetry as well as revising and editing processes in creative works.Course topics are covered through lecture, discussion, assigned reading, collaborative writing projects, and in-class writing exercises. A portfolio of original work and individual conferences with the instructor are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC T.Gourdine           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  12226 
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ENGCW 450    College Literary Magazine    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 102 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ENGCW 400, ENGCW 410, ENGCW 420, ENGCW 430, ENGWR 300, or ENGWR 480
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction and editorial staff experience in producing a literary and fine arts magazine. Editorial staff collaborate with art selection or design staff in Art New Media to prepare 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 selection and editing of literary content, and on the publicity, marketing, fund-raising, and distribution of a magazine. It may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213  11763 
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Th        04:30PM-05:20PM LAB M.Spurgeon           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 213    

English - Education (ENGED)


ENGED 305    Structure of English    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the structure of English grammar, both descriptive and prescriptive. It includes the study and practice of traditional grammar and standard usage, with emphasis on the relationship to writing (2000 word writing requirement) and the teaching of language arts; it also includes an introduction to the history of the English language as it relates to irregularities in modern English. This course is designed for those who plan to teach or who are especially interested in grammar as it relates to writing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC D.Hicks              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 218  18692 
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ENGED 320    Service Learning: Tutoring Elementary Students in Reading    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students are required to show proof of TB clearance and complete a fingerprint clearance through the cooperating school district before they can attend the school site for field work.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic methods of tutoring elementary school children who read below grade level. The class meets on campus for the first part of the semester for tutor training. Students are then placed at a nearby elementary school for in-depth practice tutoring elementary children in reading. This course offers field experience for teacher preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  11516 
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MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101    


ENGED 324    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Same As: ECE 350
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ECE 312 or PSYC 372
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Before students can attend the school site for field work, they are required to show proof of TB clearance. They may also need to complete a fingerprint clearance through the cooperating school district, if the district requires it.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today's contemporary schools, kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12). Topics include teaching as a profession and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary educational issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in public school elementary classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with campus-approved certificated classroom teachers. This course is not open to students who have completed ECE 350. (C-ID EDUC 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11592 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112    


ENGED 495    Independent Studies in English - Education    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Klier               TBA TBA                 20586 
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English - Literature (ENGLT)


ENGLT 304    Introduction to Poetry    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the art of poetry. It includes the interpretation and appreciation of poetry as a type of literature with careful attention to the elements of poetics, the various styles of poetry, and major poets and poetic movements.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC G.Roadcap            ARC MAIN Portable 611    12224 
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ENGLT 310    English Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative works in English literature from the Anglo-Saxon period through the eighteenth century. It traces the development of medieval, Renaissance, and Restoration prose, poetry, and drama, introducing methods of literary analysis and research. Historical movements and the cultural context of particular works and authors are also covered. Whenever possible, works are read in their entirety. (C-ID ENGL 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN Portable 611    13320 
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ENGLT 311    English Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301 or 481
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of representative works in English literature from the late eighteenth century through the present, covering the Romantic, Victorian, modernist, and postmodern periods. Prose, poetry, and drama are represented, and whenever possible, works are read in their entirety. (C-ID ENGL 165)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC M.Angelone           ARC MAIN Portable 611    12071 
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ENGLT 320    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative texts in American literature from the precolonial period to the Civil War. Texts include Native American myths, writing of the colonial period and the American Revolution, slave narratives, Romantic fiction, and poetry from the seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century. Whenever possible, texts are read in their entirety. (C-ID ENGL 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Abraham            ARC MAIN Portable 611    13321 
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ENGLT 321    American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys representative literature from the post-Civil War period until the present. It begins with the end of the Romantic period and follows the rise of Realism. Prose includes local color and social criticism, fiction of the "Lost Generation," and contemporary fiction. Poetry includes the many movements from turn-of-the-century to contemporary. Whenever possible, texts are read in their entirety. (C-ID ENGL 135)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Burchett           ARC MAIN Portable 611    11476 
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ENGLT 338    Native American Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the living Native American experience as expressed through Native works of autobiography, fiction, poetry, and drama. Emphasis is placed on indigenous world views and perspectives. Highlighted through the literature are the adaptations of living indigenous cultures to colonial influences. The course examines how Native literature is a reflection of the historical and cultural movements that have shaped, been shaped by, and interacted with the native community. Included are samples of Native literary voices from tribes from all areas of the Americas, North, South, and Central. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Valle              ARC MAIN Portable 611    19742 
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ENGLT 341    World Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or 480 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 301 or 481
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys world literature in translation from the late seventeenth century to the present. In addition to significant works in the Western tradition, masterpieces of non-Western literature from Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Central and South America are studied. The entire range of genres is represented, and, whenever possible, works are read in their entirety. (C-ID ENGL 145)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Hess               ARC MAIN Portable 611    13006 
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ENGLT 370    Children and Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the best literature, past and present, created for children, and of the criteria for selecting, evaluating, and discussing children's literature. It includes discussion of the history of children's literature and of current issues such as censorship, literacy, and multicultural diversity. The course is intended for prospective teachers, preschool teachers, early childhood education (ECE) majors, parents, and anyone who is or will be in frequent contact with children. It includes reading to children in a formal group setting, which may include an off-campus location.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Engler             ARC MAIN Portable 611    18693 
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ENGLT 495    Independent Studies in Literature    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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Bell                TBA TBA                 19835 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.Bell                TBA TBA                 20725 Textbook

English - Reading (ENGRD)


ENGRD 14    Reading Skills    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the foundations of reading skills, such as word attack through syllabication and phonics, vocabulary development, and basic reading comprehension. Concurrent enrollment in ENGRD 54, Reading Center: Individualized Reading Skills, may be required for individual work in a support module.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Rojas              ARC MAIN Portable 613B   12803 
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TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  13475 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Austin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  13393 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  13689 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Gross              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A203 13674 Textbook


ENGRD 15    Basic Reading Skills    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 14 with a "C" or better, or 1.5 units of ENGRD 54 with a "P" AND ENGRD 55 with a "P," or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction in techniques for improving basic skills in reading. It involves intensive work with word attack, literal comprehension, vocabulary and study skills, including practice with multicultural reading materials and strategies. Individual work in ENGRD 50, Reading Center: Individualized Support Skills for ENGRD 15, may be required by instructor. This course is not open to students who have completed ENGRD 56 or ENGWR 56 with a grade of "C" or better.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  12225 
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Learning Communities - ENGRD 15 and ENGRD 116 (6 units) - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20345
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This Learning Community consists of two eight week consecutive classes, ENGRD 15 and ENGRD 116 and meets in D224. It is designed for students who desire to complete both ENGRD 15 and ENGRD 116 in one semester. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, (20345); you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Bystrom            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  13691 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  18694 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 220  19744 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  12026 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  13007 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Laflam             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  13322 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC H.Tincher            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  20515 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  18695 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC H.Tincher            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11477 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  13690 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  19743 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Felker             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  12501 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Gross              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A203 12465 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A204 12466 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC E.Rojas              Off Campus Natomas N103  19430 Textbook



MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  11650 Textbook
Learning Communities - Integrated Reading, Writing, and Learning Strategies (6 units) - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20343
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This learning community combines ENGWR 50 (MW 10:30-11:50 AM) and ENGRD 15 (MW 9:00-10:20 AM) and is designed for students who desire an integrated approach to college reading, writing, and learning strategies. The reading material will be used to generate ideas for writing. See course descriptions for ENGWR 50 and ENGRD 15. Sign up using the one class number listed for Learning Community (20343); you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.



ENGRD 50    Reading Center: Individualized Support Skills for ENGRD 15    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ENGRD 15.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers supplemental practice in beginning reading skills for those concurrently enrolled in ENGRD 15. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 23-May 04
M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13692 
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M         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13693 Textbook
M         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13694 Textbook
M         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13695 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 24-Apr 28
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Tincher            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13697 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 24-May 05
T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Tincher            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    20335 Textbook
T         04:00PM-05:20PM LEC M.Sweezey            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13696 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 25-May 06
W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13698 Textbook
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13699 Textbook
W         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13700 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 26-May 07
Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    20851 Textbook
Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13701 Textbook
Th        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13702 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 27-May 08
F         10:00AM-11:20AM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    20852 Textbook
F         11:30AM-12:50PM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13703 Textbook


ENGRD 54    Reading Center: Individualized Reading Skills I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ESLR 50 with a "C" or better for non-native speakers.
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: The course offers individualized instruction in basic reading skills in specific areas. Course offerings are based on needs and abilities. This course starts with work at the paragraph level before moving into longer selections. Subjects include vocabulary acquisition, locating an essay's thesis and major details, textbook reading, and study skills. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   12933 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   12932 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   18707 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   18708 Textbook


ENGRD 55    Reading Center: Individualized Readiness Skills II    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ESLR 50 with a "C" or better for non-native speakers.
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course offers individualized instruction focused on discrete reading comprehension skills and application of those skills to persuasive and expository essays, textbooks, and fiction. Subjects include SQ3R (Study, Question, Read, Recite, and Review), patterns of development, and inferential comprehension. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   13705 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   13707 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   18709 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ CNTR   18710 Textbook


ENGRD 111    Reading Across the Disciplines: Academic and Professional Development    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Enrollment in a below transfer-level course.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers reading skills development for students below transfer-level as applied to various content-area courses. Topics include the following: strategies for textbook comprehension, note-taking, annotating, mastering disciplined-base vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, and test-taking strategies. Students must come to the R.A.D. Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 05-Apr 09
Th        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN LRC RAD         13474 
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Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 06-Apr 10
F         02:30PM-03:20PM LEC L.Arambel            ARC MAIN LRC RAD         13248 Textbook
Students must come to the R.A.D. Center in the Learning Resource Center and meet with a R.A.D. staff member before enrolling.


ENGRD 116    Proficient Reading    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 15, ENGRD 56, or ENGWR 56 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ENGWR 102 or 103.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course analyzes expository and argumentative essays, textbooks, and literature in preparation for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312. It emphasizes recognition of an author's thesis, supporting details, point of view, purpose, and tone through an in-depth analysis of an essay's introduction, body, and conclusion. This course also focuses on applying study strategies for comprehending and retaining information from textbooks in preparation for tests. Individual work in the Writing Across the Curriculum Program, the Reading Across the Disciplines Program, or the Reading Center may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  18711 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  18712 Textbook



TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  18713 Textbook
Learning Communities - ENGRD 15 and ENGRD 116 (6 units) - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20345
See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This Learning Community consists of two eight week consecutive classes, ENGRD 15 and ENGRD 116 and meets in D224. It is designed for students who desire to complete both ENGRD 15 and ENGRD 116 in one semester. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, (20345); you will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  11448 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 222  12582 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Laflam             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12358 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  13173 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  12997 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11451 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11616 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Laflam             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 207  11619 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Watson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  12359 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Valenzona          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  18714 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC D.Austin             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 211  13172 Textbook
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC P.Watson             Off Campus Natomas N103  12469 Textbook
MW        11:45AM-01:05PM LEC R.Padda              Off Campus Natomas N102  19432 Textbook
This class is part of the C2T (Cohort to Transfer) program. For further information, visit the C2T website at www.arc.losrios.edu/C2T or call (916) 485-6000.

MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Valenzona          Off Campus Natomas/Ik A204 19433 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC R.Padda              Off Campus Natomas N103  12467 Textbook



MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC S.Pries              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 224  13711 Textbook
Learning Communities - Basic Reading/ Writing Connection - ENGWR 101 and ENGRD 116 (7 units) - Registration Number: INDIS 1000, 20342
This section of ENGRD 116 is combined with ENGWR 101 (MW 12:45-2:50 PM). See INDIS 1000 for more complete information. This Learning Community is designed for students who desire an integrated approach to college reading and writing. The reading material will be used to generate ideas for writing, and writing will be used to enhance reading skills. See course descriptions for ENGWR 101 and ENGRD 116. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community, 20342; you will be enrolled in both classes and will receive credit and a grade for each individual course listed in the Learning Community.



Schedule: Other Term, Feb 18-May 20
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN Lib 001         20796 Textbook


ENGRD 117    Reading Center: Individualized Support Skills for ENGRD 116    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ENGRD 116.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course offers instruction in intermediate reading skills. It provides supplementary practice to students who are concurrently enrolled in ENGRD 116. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 02-Mar 16
M         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13712 
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M         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13713 Textbook
M         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Bertoglio          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13714 Textbook
M         01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Youngs             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13715 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 03-Mar 10
T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Tincher            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    20337 Textbook
T         04:00PM-05:20PM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13716 Textbook
T         04:00PM-05:20PM LEC M.Sweezey            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13716 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 03-Mar 03
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Tincher            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13717 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 04-Mar 11
W         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Larabee            ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13718 Textbook
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13719 Textbook
W         12:00PM-01:20PM LEC P.Watson             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13720 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 05-Mar 12
Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13721 Textbook
Th        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Morgan             ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13722 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 06-Mar 20
F         11:30AM-12:50PM LEC D.Nichelson          ARC MAIN LRC READ 143    13723 Textbook


ENGRD 310    Critical Reading as Critical Thinking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ENGRD 314
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the theory and practice of critical and speed reading skills needed for successful academic performance with an emphasis on the following: (1) critical and analytical evaluation of college-level expository and argumentative essays, (2) development of flexible reading rate and speed, (3) critical analysis and evaluation of independent research, (4) vocabulary development, and (5) application of these skills to multicultural essays, journals, fiction, and nonfiction reading.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC N.Leung              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 210  11474 
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