Spring 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)

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Accounting (ACCT)


ACCT 101    Fundamentals of College Accounting    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:15AM-11:35AMLECR.PippigARC MAIN Lib 00111313Textbook
MW07:45PM-09:05PMLECR.ArdansARC MAIN Lib 00111180Textbook
TBATBALECL.ZhangARC MAIN Online 11336Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation. Please activate your Los Rios Gmail account to receive instructor's email instructions for online conference and complete all required online orientation tasks through Canvas by 11:59pm on January 18, 2018.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECL.ZhangARC MAIN Online 10140Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation. Please activate your Los Rios Gmail account to receive instructor's email instructions for online conference and complete all required online orientation tasks through Canvas by 11:59pm on January 18, 2018.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 103    Intermediate Accounting - Part I    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW05:30PM-07:35PMLECJ.HalleARC MAIN Lib 00211172Textbook
TTh07:15PM-09:20PMLECJ.HalleOff Campus Natomas/Ik C20211181Textbook
TBATBALECL.ZhangARC MAIN Online 11548Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation. Please activate your Los Rios Gmail account to receive instructor's email instructions for online conference and complete all required online orientation tasks through Canvas by 11:59pm on January 18, 2018.
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 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 13-May 16

MW07:45PM-09:50PMLECJ.HalleARC MAIN Lib 00211052Textbook
TTh05:00PM-07:05PMLECJ.HalleOff Campus Natomas/Ik C20211174Textbook

ACCT 107    Auditing    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECS.McKeeARC MAIN CMC 40611301Textbook
TBATBALECD.KieferARC MAIN Online 11114Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 111    Cost Accounting    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.RoweARC MAIN Lib 00111053Textbook
TBATBALECM.PollardARC MAIN Online 12065Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 125    Federal and State Individual Taxation    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ACCT 101, 301, or 481; 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 13-May 16

Th07:00PM-08:35PMLECR.ReillyARC MAIN CMC 40610633Textbook
TBATBALECR.ReillyARC MAIN Online 10633Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.ReillyARC MAIN Online 11549Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 13-Mar 10

Sa08:15AM-03:00PMLECK.PehurARC MAIN CMC 40912322Textbook
TBATBALECK.PehurARC MAIN Online 12322Textbook
Sa08:15AM-03:00PMLABK.PehurARC MAIN CMC 409
NOTE: This is a hybrid class with a mandatory orientation on Saturday, January 13 08:15AM - 03:00PM in Room CMC 409.
Labs are held on Saturdays January 20 February 3, 10, 24 & March 3, 10 in Room CMC 409.
Enrollment limitation: By January 31, 2018, 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.


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 13-Mar 10

Sa08:15AM-03:00PMLECK.PehurARC MAIN CMC 41012324Textbook
TBATBALECK.PehurARC MAIN Online 12324Textbook
Sa08:15AM-03:00PMLABK.PehurARC MAIN CMC 410
NOTE: This is a hybrid class with a mandatory orientation on Saturday, January 13, 08:15AM - 03:00PM in Room CMC 410.
Labs are held on Saturdays January 20, February 3, 10, 24 & March 3, 10 in Room CMC 410.
Enrollment limitation: By January 31, 2018, 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.


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: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

MW10:30AM-12:35PMLECM.PollardARC MAIN Lib 00110186Textbook
TBATBALECM.PollardARC MAIN Online 10186Textbook
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: This course is meant to be followed by ACCT 311 during the second eight weeks of this semester. However, this is not required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECL.ZhangARC MAIN Lib 00110187Textbook
TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECL.ZhangARC MAIN Lib 00111550Textbook
TTh10:15AM-12:20PMLECR.ArdansARC MAIN CMC 40710185Textbook
TTh01:00PM-03:05PMLECR.ReillyARC MAIN Lib 00110820Textbook
MW05:30PM-07:35PMLECR.ArdansARC MAIN Lib 00111281Textbook
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLECM.LeeARC MAIN CMC 40710138Textbook
MW06:00PM-08:05PMLECK.PehurOff Campus Natomas/Ik C22210136Textbook
TBATBALECR.ReillyARC MAIN Online 10137Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 311    Managerial Accounting    4 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

MW10:30AM-12:35PMLECM.PollardARC MAIN Lib 00110428Textbook
TBATBALECM.PollardARC MAIN Online 10428Textbook
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: This course is meant to be preceded by ACCT 301 the first eight weeks of the semester. However, this is not required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECR.ArdansARC MAIN CMC 40710139Textbook
MW01:30PM-03:35PMLECM.PollardARC MAIN Lib 00113436Textbook
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLECV.VervilosARC MAIN Lib 00111173Textbook
TBATBALECM.PollardARC MAIN Online 11342Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECM.PollardARC MAIN Online 14006Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 341    Computerized Accounting    2 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
QuickBooks

TBATBALECV.VervilosARC MAIN Online 11679Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABV.VervilosARC MAIN CMC 408
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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
QuickBooks

TBATBALECV.VervilosARC MAIN Online 11551Textbook
TBATBALABV.VervilosARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T07:00PM-08:20PMLECS.RoweARC MAIN DaviesHall 10612015Textbook
TBATBALECS.RoweARC MAIN Online 12015Textbook
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

TBATBALECD.KieferARC MAIN Online 11314Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ACCT 498    Work Experience in Accounting    1-4 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA12764TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA12764TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20295TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20295TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
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

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32512766TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA12766TextbookFree Digital Book
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Apr 28

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA12765TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA12765TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Administration of Justice (ADMJ)


ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:15PMLECC.GorreOff Campus McClellan 20811573Textbook

ADMJ 302    Community Relations: Multicultural Issues    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ELSR 340 AND ELSW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to UC/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 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.ToomeyOff Campus McClellan 20812782Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECC.GorreOff Campus McClellan 20811468Textbook

ADMJ 304    Juvenile Delinquency    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:15PMLECL.RileyOff Campus McClellan 20411782Textbook

ADMJ 320    Concepts of Criminal Law    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.PowersOff Campus McClellan 20813366Textbook
M06:00PM-09:15PMLECJ.McGinnessOff Campus McClellan 102A11469Textbook
W06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.McGinnessOff Campus McClellan 102A11377Textbook

ADMJ 322    Criminal Procedures    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course 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. (C-ID AJ 122)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M06:00PM-09:15PMLECJ.PezoneOff Campus McClellan 11111470Textbook

ADMJ 323    Legal Aspects of Evidence    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.PezoneOff Campus McClellan 21811471Textbook

ADMJ 330    Criminal Investigation    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECG.RamosOff Campus McClellan 11112357Textbook

ADMJ 340    Introduction to Correctional Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course 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 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.RileyOff Campus McClellan 20411381Textbook

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 - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECJ.ColdironARC MAIN Online 11875Textbook
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 13-May 10

TBATBALECJ.WarmanARC MAIN Online 21226Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M01:00PM-04:05PMLECJ.BlaneyARC MAIN HeEd 71013424Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.BlaneyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10310003Textbook
TBATBALECY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN Online 10002Textbook
Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECY.Pena-GraftonARC MAIN Online 20349Textbook

Anthropology (ANTH)


ANTH 300    Physical Anthropology    3 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 17-May 16
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

Sa12:40PM-05:00PMLECE.BowdenOff Campus Natomas N20112374Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
W07:45PM-09:20PMLECE.BowdenOff Campus Natomas N20112374Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20011832Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.WorleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210043Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210042Textbook
F09:00AM-12:10PMLECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 20211696Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210602Textbook
CECA (California Early College Academy)
MW12:30PM-01:50PMLECM.DelgadilloOff Campus Natomas N20112198Textbook
The above class is part of the CECA (California Early College Academy) program which is a continuing cohort. For further information, call (916) 485-6000.
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.HoffmanOff Campus Natomas N20111734Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECK.WorleyARC MAIN Online 10044Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECA.BeasleyARC MAIN Online 11639Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php

TBATBALECA.BeasleyARC MAIN Online 20767Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php


ANTH 301    Physical Anthropology Laboratory    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F01:00PM-04:10PMLABK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 20211532Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW02:00PM-03:20PMLABL.VittitowARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210222Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW03:30PM-04:50PMLABL.VittitowARC MAIN DaviesHall 20212332Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABC.NelsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210223Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

M06:00PM-09:15PMLABD.HoffmanOff Campus Natomas N20111183Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW02:00PM-03:20PMLABM.DelgadilloOff Campus Natomas N20113194Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, 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 13-May 16

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECC.NelsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20212587Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 310    Cultural Anthropology    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20220400Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.Sukkary-StolbaARC MAIN Raef 16010046Textbook
F04:30PM-07:40PMLECF.AraujoARC MAIN DaviesHall 20210677Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECA.BeasleyOff Campus Natomas ONLINE13195Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this class.

TBATBALECK.WorleyARC MAIN Online 12569TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALECA.BeasleyARC MAIN Online 20768Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-Mar 07
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

TBATBALECK.Casper-DenmanOff Campus Natomas ONLINE11943Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa12:40PM-03:45PMLECK.Casper-DenmanOff Campus Natomas N20311943Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets online AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 319    Visual Anthropology: Introduction to Ethnographic Film    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
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the use of film by anthropologists as a research and educational tool. A series of films depicting different cultures from around the world are viewed and evaluated. Various attributes of ethnographic film and their treatment by a number of anthropological filmmakers are examined.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN DaviesHall 20419410Textbook
TBATBALECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN Online 19410Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.


ANTH 320    Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory    3 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

Th06:00PM-09:10PMLECK.Casper-DenmanOff Campus McClellan 10211621Textbook
TBATBALECK.Casper-DenmanOff Campus McClellan ONLINE11621Textbook
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

TBATBALECK.WorleyARC MAIN Online 20927Textbook

ANTH 321    Ancient Technology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ANTH 320; 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 examines technological capabilities of pre-industrial societies using ethnographic and archaeological examples and an experimental approach. Topics include construction techniques of temporary and permanent structures, pottery construction, glassmaking, metallurgy, textile production, as well as bone, stone, wood, and other technologies crucial to human survival. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.WorleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 20219411Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, 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: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECF.AraujoARC MAIN DaviesHall 20011933Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 341    Introduction to Linguistics    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th05:30PM-08:35PMLECA.BeasleyARC MAIN DaviesHall 10619412Textbook

ANTH 370    Primatology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ANTH 300
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an analysis of nonhuman primate comparative morphology, behavior, and ecology. Areas of study include general primate morphology, diet and ecology, behavior including reproduction and social systems, cognition and intelligence, and primate conservation issues. Primates in both captive and free-ranging settings are examined. Field trips for primate observations may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECK.Casper-DenmanARC MAIN Online 19413Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This course meets entirely online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php


ANTH 480    Honors Physical Anthropology    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
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 introduction to the science of physical anthropology. It is a seminar-style honors course which approaches the topical material through class discussion which encourages problem solving techniques focusing on current anthropological issues. Weekly topical issues are presented in a case study format. Critical thinking skills are emphasized in responding to these issues. Topics include evolutionary theory, heredity, human variation, taxonomy and behavior of the living primates, and the fossil evidence of human evolution. This course differs from ANTH 300 in that it is offered as a seminar-style class with an emphasis on academic journal articles. This course is not open to students who have completed ANTH 300. (C-ID ANTH 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECA.KingsnorthARC MAIN DaviesHall 21919414Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


ANTH 495    Independent Studies in Anthropology    1-3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABK.Worley TBA TBA12333Textbook
TBATBALABC.Nelson TBA TBA21791Textbook

Art (ART)


ART 300    Drawing and Composition I    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110626Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10111454Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110165Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
F08:30AM-10:20AMLECK.RoughtonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10111456Textbook
F10:30AM-01:35PMLABK.RoughtonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10111728Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101
TTh02:00PM-02:50PMLECJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas N20111185Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABJ.BertinusonOff 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.

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BarelaOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812358Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.BarelaOff Campus Natomas/Ik D128
Field trips are mandatory. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas/Ik D12812802Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas/Ik D128

ART 302    Drawing and Composition II    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECD.SamborskiARC MAIN FineArts 51010169Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABD.SamborskiARC MAIN FineArts 510
TTh02:00PM-02:50PMLECJ.BertinusonOff Campus Natomas N20111187Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABJ.BertinusonOff 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 I    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 51011459Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC 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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECB.NelsenARC MAIN FineArts 51010980Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABB.NelsenARC 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 13-May 16

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECC.MartinezARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110985Textbook
T07:30PM-10:35PMLABC.MartinezARC 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 13-May 16

TTh08:30AM-09:20AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11120315Textbook
TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLABC.SmithARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111
MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 50410171Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABD.GardnerARC MAIN FineArts 504
TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50410675Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 504




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 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110392Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 327    Painting I    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 50411222Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 328    Painting II    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 50412742Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 329    Painting III    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 50411271Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN FineArts 504

ART 361    Printmaking: Survey    3 Units

Course Family:
Printmaking
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers various printmaking techniques, including but not limited to: relief printing, (wood, linoleum, collagraph, and rubber); monotype; stencil and/or silkscreen printing; and repetitive stencil printing. Each semester, different artists and/or visual examples are discussed. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10119431Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABP.WoodARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 370    Three Dimensional Design    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50110173Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

ART 372    Sculpture    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50112480Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

ART 376    Functional Sculpture    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 50112744Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.ParkerARC MAIN FineArts 501

ART 390    Ceramics    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50210660Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210175Textbook
MW04:00PM-05:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502
F09:00AM-11:05AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50219987Textbook
F11:15AM-02:35PMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210177Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502

ART 391    Intermediate Ceramics    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:30PM-01:20PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210662Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502
F09:00AM-11:05AMLECR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 50220668Textbook
F11:15AM-02:35PMLABR.MottARC MAIN FineArts 502
MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 50210664Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.GelfmanARC MAIN FineArts 502

ART 440    Artists' Materials and Techniques    3 Units

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
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
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on analyzing and developing artists' mediums and techniques. Historical information about various materials and their relationship to personal imagery and style are emphasized. The composition of pigments, their origins, and various binders are explored. The construction of various artists' substrates and supports as well as the techniques of matting and framing art work are also covered. A supply fee may be required for this course. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th03:00PM-04:50PMLECS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110989Textbook
Th05:00PM-08:05PMLABS.MattsonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ART 442    Introduction to Art Gallery Operations    2 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 51010179Textbook
T04:00PM-04:50PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 510
Th03:00PM-04:50PMLABP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 510
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
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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. It emphasizes the creation of individual portfolios and portfolio management. Topics include selecting exhibitions, creating announcements, organizing receptions, and sending out press releases in addition to photographing art and preparing documents to accompany exhibitions. It also covers creating artist statements, digital portfolios properly formatted on a disk, business cards, cover letters, and resumes. Field trips to galleries and museums may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh03:00PM-03:50PMLECP.WoodARC MAIN FineArts 50310991Textbook
TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLABP.WoodARC 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 13-May 16

TBATBALABL.Gelfman TBA TBA12207Textbook

ART 498    Work Experience in Art    1-4 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA13118TextbookFree Digital Book
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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20302TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20302TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
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

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32513119TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13119TextbookFree Digital Book
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Apr 28

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13122TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA13122TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Art History (ARTH)


ARTH 300    Introduction to Art    3 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECD.LuiARC MAIN Online 21219Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at

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Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Mar 17-May 16
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

T07:45PM-09:20PMLECT.PowellOff Campus Natomas N20311942Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa12:40PM-05:00PMLECT.PowellOff Campus Natomas N20311942Textbook
The above class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN Raef 16110449Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.ArnfeldARC MAIN Raef 16112974Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN FineArts 50410450Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN FineArts 50410451Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN FineArts 50410452Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN FineArts 50411289Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECT.BrozovichARC MAIN FineArts 50410453Textbook
MW11:00AM-12:20PMLECD.SamborskiOff Campus Natomas N10111184Textbook
TBATBALECD.LuiARC MAIN Online 12388Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at

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For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.


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 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.LuiARC MAIN Raef 16110956Textbook

ARTH 308    Renaissance Tradition in Art    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.ArnfeldARC MAIN Raef 16113297Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECR.ArnfeldARC MAIN Raef 16110907Textbook

ARTH 310    Modern Art    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.ArnfeldARC MAIN Raef 16110851Textbook

ARTH 333    Introduction to Islamic Art    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECS.MirmobinyARC MAIN Online 13298Textbook
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.

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 13-May 16

Th06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.RochfordOff Campus Natomas N10319465Textbook
Th07:00PM-08:20PMLABJ.RochfordOff 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 13-May 16

MW07:00PM-08:20PMLECS.MehalloARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11113123Textbook

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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECB.NelsenARC MAIN FineArts 51010983Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABB.NelsenARC 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 13-May 16

M06:00PM-08:05PMLECJ.RochfordOff Campus Natomas N10312804Textbook
TBATBALABJ.RochfordOff Campus Natomas 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

Adobe Illustrator CC
TBATBALECK.HendricksonARC MAIN Online 12078Textbook
TBATBALABK.HendricksonARC MAIN Online
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.


ARTNM 328    Beginning Digital Photo Imagery    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
Adobe Photoshop CC

TBATBALECD.HerreraARC MAIN Online 10787Textbook
TBATBALABD.HerreraARC MAIN Online
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.


ARTNM 332    Digital Video    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 302
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 13-May 16
Adobe Premiere CC

F08:00AM-09:50AMLECS.MehalloARC MAIN FineArts 50510575Textbook
F10:00AM-01:05PMLABS.MehalloARC MAIN FineArts 505

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 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECC.MartinezARC MAIN FineArts 50511399Textbook
MW10:00AM-11:20AMLABC.MartinezARC MAIN FineArts 505

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 13-May 16

F01:15PM-02:25PMLECC.MartinezARC MAIN FineArts 50510995Textbook
F02:35PM-04:05PMLABC.MartinezARC MAIN FineArts 505
TBATBALABC.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 13-May 16

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECC.MartinezARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10110987Textbook
T07:30PM-10:35PMLABC.MartinezARC MAIN Arts & Sci 101

ARTNM 401    Introduction to Web Design    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
Dreamweaver CC

TBATBALECW.MeadARC MAIN Online 10993Textbook
TBATBALABW.MeadARC MAIN Online
This section will be taught online using Canvas and you may login to your class sections at
https://Canvas.losrios.edu.
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
For more information regarding online classes at ARC, please see the Introduction to Online Learning webpage.


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 13-May 16
Adobe Flash CC/TVPaint 11

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECM.StoehrARC MAIN FineArts 50511784Textbook
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLABM.StoehrARC MAIN FineArts 505

ARTNM 420    Introduction to 3D Modeling    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
Autodesk Maya 2017

TTh11:30AM-12:20PMLECM.StoehrARC MAIN FineArts 50510959Textbook
TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLABM.StoehrARC MAIN FineArts 505

ARTNM 422    3D Animation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ART 375, DANCE 390, or TAP 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides 3D 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 and 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 13-May 16
Autodesk Maya 2017

MW11:30AM-12:20PMLECM.StoehrARC MAIN FineArts 50513135Textbook
MW12:30PM-01:50PMLABM.StoehrARC MAIN FineArts 505

ARTNM 429    3D Rigging and Rig Building    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ARTNM 421 and 422
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides skills for the articulation of computer-generated three-dimensional, or CG 3D, objects. Projects include the creation of rigs for inanimate objects with the intent to animate, and the creation of a full body rig for bipedal and quadrupedal characters. Scripting languages and rig building tools are utilized to expedite the rigging process. 3D production issues, such as interfaces for animators, are addressed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW02:00PM-02:50PMLECM.StoehrARC MAIN FineArts 50519989Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABM.StoehrARC MAIN FineArts 505

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 13-May 16

MW07:00PM-07:50PMLECC.MartinezARC MAIN FineArts 50511143Textbook
MW08:00PM-09:20PMLABC.MartinezARC MAIN FineArts 505

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 13-May 16

TBATBALABM.Stoehr TBA TBA12396Textbook

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

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

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TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA11331TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
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

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

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Apr 28

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Art Photography (ARTPH)


ARTPH 300    Basic Art Photography    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh08:30AM-09:20AMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50813295Textbook
TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508
TTh11:00AM-11:50AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50810948Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 508
MW08:00AM-08:50AMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50810950Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508
TTh01:30PM-02:20PMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50810952Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 302     Black and White Silver Gelatin Photography Lab    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F09:00AM-12:05PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50812996Textbook

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
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 13-May 16

MW03:30PM-04:20PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50813450Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 508
M06:30PM-08:20PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50810954Textbook
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Online & In-class
The above hybrid class meets in a traditional classroom on Mondays. The class uses Adobe (Photoshop) and a DSLR camera for the lab projects associated with this course. You will need your own software, or enroll in ARTPH 490 to access the 509 digital lab, or access it through the LRC to follow the assignments.

TTh04:00PM-04:50PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50813584Textbook
TTh05:00PM-06:20PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 306    Photography Lab: Digital Editing    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F09:00AM-12:05PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50812997Textbook

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 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-01:50PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50820313Textbook
MW02:00PM-03:20PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 340    Alternative Process Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers alternative photographic printing processes produced in sunlight. No camera is necessary. Image processes such as salt prints, cyanotypes, Van Dyke brown prints, gum prints, palladium prints, and wet-plate photography 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, digital printing resources, safety glasses, and protective gloves are required. Chemistry is provided. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:20AMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50819427Textbook
MW11:30AM-12:50PMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 361    Photography Lab: Studio Lighting    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F09:00AM-12:05PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50812998Textbook

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 13-May 16

TTh06:30PM-07:20PMLECC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 50811608Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 376    Photography Lab: Portfolio Development    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F09:00AM-12:05PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50813115Textbook

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 13-May 16

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ARTPH 498    Work Experience in Art Photography    1-4 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

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SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
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

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

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Apr 28

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

ASL-Deaf Culture & ASL Studies (DEAF)


DEAF 310    American Sign Language I    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECC.CabralARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712720Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECG.BensonARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712721Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh10:15AM-12:20PMLECG.BensonARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712722Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW10:15AM-12:20PMLECC.CabralARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712723Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212724Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECS.HimmelmannARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712725Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh05:30PM-07:35PMLECC.BrasierARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212726Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW05:30PM-07:35PMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212727Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


DEAF 312    American Sign Language II    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:15AM-12:20PMLECR.GerlisARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212730Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh03:15PM-05:20PMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712729Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh05:30PM-07:35PMLECD.GoughARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712728Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


DEAF 314    American Sign Language III    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECK.ThatenARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712731Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECC.CabralARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712731Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW03:00PM-05:05PMLECC.HillenbrandARC MAIN DaviesHall 22712732Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


DEAF 316    American Sign Language IV    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-12:35PMLECR.GerlisARC MAIN DaviesHall 21312733Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW03:00PM-05:05PMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212734Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


DEAF 318    American Sign Language V    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:10PM-03:15PMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN DaviesHall 21312735Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


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

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABC.HillenbrandARC MAIN DaviesHall 21313260Textbook

DEAF 351    Introduction to American Deaf Culture     3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN DaviesHall 22612736Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


DEAF 352    Introduction to American Deaf Education     3 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 351 or SILA 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys topics related to educating Deaf children, adults, and individuals with additional disabilities. It also covers teaching methods and philosophies, school placement issues, child development, and methods of addressing developmental and linguistic stages. Selected visits to a residential Deaf school in Fremont and/or a local mainstreaming/Deaf program school may be required. This course is formerly known as SILA 332.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212737Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


DEAF 355    Audism and Inequality of the Deaf     3 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 351 or SILA 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: SOC 320; AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on topics in the field of race and ethnicity in Deaf community. It provides theoretical background and contexts of audism and oppression. It also covers the contribution of minorities including Deaf people to the United States as well as the sociological reasons for inequality of Deaf people in the United States.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh03:30PM-04:50PMLECJ.BirchallARC MAIN DaviesHall 10213261Textbook

DEAF 390    Introduction to the Interpreting Profession     .5 Units

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

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 20-Jan 20

Sa08:00AM-05:40PMLECE.McCaffreyARC MAIN DaviesHall 10212738Textbook

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

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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ASL-English Interpreter Prep (INTRP)


INTRP 305    ASL to English Interpreting    3 Units

Prerequisite: INTRP 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: INTRP 307
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides basic skills in translation and consecutive interpreting from American Sign Language (ASL) to English. Topics include a theoretical analysis of the interpreting process, application of academic and world knowledge, and an introduction to fundamental interpreting skills and techniques for professional interactions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W02:30PM-04:20PMLECE.McCaffreyARC MAIN DaviesHall 21312453Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

M02:30PM-04:20PMLABE.McCaffreyARC MAIN DaviesHall 213
TBATBALABE.McCaffreyARC MAIN Online
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


INTRP 307    English to ASL Interpreting    3 Units

Prerequisite: INTRP 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: INTRP 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides basic skills in translation and consecutive interpreting from English to American Sign Language (ASL). Topics include a theoretical analysis of the interpreting process, application of academic and world knowledge, and an introduction to fundamental interpreting skills and techniques for professional interactions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W04:30PM-06:20PMLECK.ThatenARC MAIN DaviesHall 21312451Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

W04:30PM-06:20PMLECJ.MartinezARC MAIN DaviesHall 21312451Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

M04:30PM-06:20PMLABK.ThatenARC MAIN DaviesHall 213
M04:30PM-06:20PMLABJ.MartinezARC MAIN DaviesHall 213
TBATBALABK.ThatenARC MAIN Online

INTRP 310    Introduction to Deaf Blind Interpreting    .5 Units

Prerequisite: INTRP 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an orientation to the Deaf-Blind community. Topics include sighted guide techniques, environmental and ergonomic considerations, modifications to the interpreting models, and additional responsibilities when interacting with Deaf-Blind individuals.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 21-Apr 21

Sa08:00AM-05:40PMLECD.Garrido-GuerreroARC MAIN DaviesHall 10211267TextbookFree Digital Book
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


INTRP 312    Introduction to Oral Transmission    .5 Units

Prerequisite: INTRP 303 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course provides exposure to, background in, and techniques for oral transmission and interaction with oral Deaf people. Topics include speechreading skills, articulation, and support techniques.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 10-Mar 10

Sa08:00AM-05:40PMLECJ.HendersonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10211268TextbookFree Digital Book
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


INTRP 314    Introduction to Multicultural Communication    .5 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 316 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: INTRP 305 and 307
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is a focus on the field of multicultural communication. Cultural and linguistic diversity, personal life experiences, and enhancing racial and ethnic diversity in the interpreting profession are emphasized.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 05-May 09

M07:00PM-08:30PMLECE.West OyedeleARC MAIN DaviesHall 21311126Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


INTRP 325    Transliteration    4 Units

Prerequisite: INTRP 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: SILA 330 and 332
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course provides basic skills in transliteration. It incorporates both ASL to English and English to ASL literal to idiomatic transliteration skills. Topics include language and consumer assessment, contact signing forms, semantic appropriateness, syntactic considerations, prosodic features, lipshadowing, lipreading, and fingerspelling reception and production.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW05:30PM-07:35PMLECC.FarnhamARC MAIN DaviesHall 22711125TextbookFree Digital Book
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


INTRP 330    Introduction to Educational Interpreting, K-12    1 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces interpreting in the educational setting with a focus on the elementary and secondary levels of education. Emphasis is on vocabulary development and enrichment specific to educational interpreting, resource development, team building, roles and responsibilities, communicating with children, and ethics.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 22-Apr 04

MW07:45PM-09:10PMLECS.HelmsARC MAIN DaviesHall 22711050TextbookFree Digital Book
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


INTRP 332    Introduction to Educational Interpreting, Post Secondary    1 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 305 and 307 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to interpreting in the educational setting with a focus on the postsecondary level of education. Emphasis is on vocabulary development and enrichment specific to educational interpreting, resource development, team building, and ethics.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 13-Feb 21

MW07:45PM-09:10PMLECS.HelmsARC MAIN DaviesHall 22711051TextbookFree Digital Book
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


INTRP 350    Service Learning for Interpreters    2 Units

Prerequisite: INTRP 301 and 303 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an opportunity to collaborate to build relationships with the Deaf community. Topics include aligning goals and values of the Deaf community through a reciprocal, respectful, and mutually rewarding partnership, resulting in progress toward the Deaf community's goals and enhanced learning of the responsibilities between future practitioners and the communities in which they work. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27 hours which will include service learning provision.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W07:00PM-08:20PMLECC.HillenbrandARC MAIN DaviesHall 21311282TextbookFree Digital Book
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TBATBALABC.Hillenbrand TBA TBA
27 lab hours per semester TBA
Interpreter observation fee requirement of approximately $20.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


INTRP 354    Mock Interpreting II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: INTRP 300 and 307 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 4.5 hours LEC ; 40.5 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an opportunity to interpret for an ongoing college class. Focus is on application of text analysis, assignment preparation, information processing, the role of the educational interpreter, and giving and receiving feedback. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 40.5 hours which may include preparation for and interpreting in mock interpreting settings.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABE.West Oyedele TBA TBA
3 lab hours per week TBA

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 17-May 09

W03:00PM-03:50PMLECE.West OyedeleARC MAIN DaviesHall 21811284TextbookFree Digital Book
W03:00PM-03:50PMLECE.West OyedeleARC MAIN DaviesHall 21811284TextbookFree Digital Book
Mandatory meetings: January 17, 24, 31, 2018: 3:00p-3:50p
May 9, 3:00p-3:50p
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


INTRP 356    Fieldwork in Interpretation    5 Units

Prerequisite: INTRP 300 and 320 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an opportunity to apply classroom learning to real-world practice in interpreting in both on-campus and off-campus settings. It also provides an opportunity to take one of the national evaluation system examinations. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 108 hours which may include observation of interpreters and individual and team interpreting practice.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW04:30PM-05:20PMLECE.McCaffreyARC MAIN DaviesHall 21811288Textbook
TBATBALECE.McCaffreyARC MAIN Online 11288Textbook
TBATBALABE.McCaffreyARC MAIN Online
"Mandatory Orientation:     Friday, January 26, 2018, 03:00PM-06:00PM D 227 108 hours TBA FTF meetings weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 16. 4:30pm-5:20p Mon/Wed
The remainder of the lecture will be held online.
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."


INTRP 495    Independent Studies in Sign Language Studies - Interpreting    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 13-May 16

TBATBALABE.McCaffrey TBA TBA12508Textbook

Astronomy (ASTR)


ASTR 300    Introduction to Astronomy    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 30512884Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 30512933Textbook
TTh02:00PM-03:20PMLECA.SawOff Campus Natomas N10213203Textbook
TBATBALECS.YoungARC MAIN Online 10812Textbook
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 C or better, AND eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the nature and evolution of 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 13-May 16

TTh05:00PM-06:20PMLECP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 30511546Textbook

ASTR 320    Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW04:00PM-05:20PMLECP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 30511266Textbook

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 13-May 16

T07:00PM-10:05PMLABP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 30513021TextbookFree Digital Book
Th07:00PM-10:05PMLABP.AfonsoARC MAIN Tech Ed 30513022TextbookFree Digital Book

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 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.Loucks TBA TBA12345Textbook

Automotive Technology (AT)


AT 100    Technical Basics for the Automotive Professional    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Sa08:00AM-11:05AMLECR.TusoARC MAIN Tech Ed 33612583Textbook
Sa11:15AM-02:20PMLABR.TusoARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.ClinciuARC MAIN Tech Ed 33610930Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABD.ClinciuARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECL.HaweARC MAIN Tech Ed 33612713Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECC.TsushimaARC MAIN Tech Ed 33612713Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABL.HaweARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.htm
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABC.TsushimaARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B



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

AT 105    Mathematics for Automotive Technology    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

M01:20PM-04:35PMLECC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 33720670Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECD.NorthARC MAIN Tech Ed 33510363Textbook

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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

MW06:00PM-08:05PMLECJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 30320933Textbook

AT 110    Automotive Brakes    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:10PM-02:30PMLECJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 33420100Textbook
TTh02:40PM-04:00PMLABJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECC.CarletonARC MAIN Tech Ed 33411105Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABC.CarletonARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A

AT 130    Manual Drive Trains and Axles    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 33510361Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABE.HarperARC 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 13-May 16

F07:30AM-10:35AMLECJ.McCormackARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E10911TextbookFree Digital Book
F10:45AM-01:50PMLABJ.McCormackARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B

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

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

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 10-Mar 11

SaSu08:00AM-05:00PMLECR.CarlisleARC MAIN Tech Ed 33713582Textbook

AT 180    Automotive Data Acquisition    3 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

W01:30PM-04:35PMLECJ.McCormackARC MAIN Tech Ed 32311899TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALECJ.McCormackARC MAIN Online 11899TextbookFree Digital Book
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 13-May 16

W06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.KeithARC MAIN Tech Ed 32410961Textbook



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

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 13-May 16

TBATBALABJ.McCormack TBA TBA12523Textbook

AT 298    Work Experience in Automotive Technology    1-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABN.McCormackARC MAIN Online 11319Textbook
Orientation:    Wednesday, January 17 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 301    Small Gas Engines, Outdoor Power Equipment    4 Units

Same As: HORT 330
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic operational theory, servicing, adjusting, and maintenance of 2-cycle and 4-cycle small gas engines as they pertain to the automotive and horticulture industries. In addition, the small engine repair skill areas included in the regional, state, and national Skills USA competitions are covered. AT 301 and/or HORT 330 may be taken two times for credit for a maximum of 8 units, using different equipment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F08:30AM-11:35AMLECB.FrenchARC MAIN Tech Ed 33720102Textbook
F11:45AM-02:50PMLABB.FrenchARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E

AT 310    Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100
Advisory: AT 181 and 188
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to 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 05-May 09

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECL.HaweARC MAIN Tech Ed 33610357Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABL.HaweARC MAIN Tech Ed 333B

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECT.SchaumburgARC MAIN Tech Ed 33712085Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABT.SchaumburgARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A

AT 311    Suspension and Steering Systems    4 Units

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

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 22-Apr 04

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 33410578Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABJ.AndronasARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Sa08:00AM-11:05AMLECM.GunnARC MAIN Tech Ed 33412772Textbook
Sa11:15AM-02:20PMLABM.GunnARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A

AT 313    Automatic Transmission and Transaxles    4 Units

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

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 22-Apr 04

MTWTh01:10PM-03:25PMLECE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 33510805Textbook
MTWTh03:35PM-05:50PMLABE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C11787Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C

AT 316    Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Vehicles    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: AT 100
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This hands-on course provides an overview of both conventional and alternative fuels with their impact on vehicle emissions in both gasoline and diesel engines. In addition, advanced vehicle technologies such as hybrid electric, direct injection, and fuel cells are explored. Topics include gasoline, E85, M85, diesel, biodiesel, CNG, LPG, LNG, RNG, EVs, HEVs, fuel cells, and dynamometer testing. Completion of this course helps students prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) F1 Alternative Fuels Certification in addition to the ASE L3 Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Specialist Certification. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECR.CarlisleARC MAIN Tech Ed 33420116Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABR.CarlisleARC MAIN Tech Ed 330

AT 317    Advanced Drivetrain    4 Units

Prerequisite: AT 313 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced aspects of automatic transmissions, automatic transaxles, manual drivetrains, 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 05-May 09

MTWTh01:10PM-03:25PMLECE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 33511429Textbook
MTWTh03:35PM-05:50PMLABE.HarperARC MAIN Tech Ed 333C

AT 325    Engine Performance Testing & Tuning    4 Units

Prerequisite: AT 301, 316, and 333 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the performance and efficiency of modern vehicle engine systems through the use of engine dynamometers and flowbench test equipment. Course topics include dynamometer performance testing, high performance engine assembly, engine computer reprogramming, fuel injector flow testing, forced induction systems and how to achieve maximum performance by choosing components that complement each other. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:10PM-02:30PMLECB.FrenchARC MAIN Tech Ed 33620118Textbook
TTh02:40PM-04:00PMLABB.FrenchARC MAIN Tech Ed 330

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 13-Mar 12

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 33711587Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 330B

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TThF06:00PM-07:20PMLECJ.GutierrezARC MAIN Tech Ed 30311431Textbook
TThF07:30PM-08:50PMLABJ.GutierrezARC MAIN Tech Ed 333E



See chart for Smog Check Repair Technician License at
http://search.arc.losrios.edu/docs.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 13-May 10

MTWTh07:30AM-09:45AMLECC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 33711427Textbook
MTWTh09:55AM-12:10PMLABC.MooreARC MAIN Tech Ed 330B



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

AT 333    California State Smog Check Inspector Training    6 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TThF06:00PM-07:20PMLECC.TsushimaARC MAIN Tech Ed 33712294Textbook
TThF07:30PM-08:50PMLABC.TsushimaARC MAIN Tech Ed 330A



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

AT 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 13-May 16

TBATBALABJ.McCormack TBA TBA12495Textbook

Auto Collision Technology (ACT)


ACT 100    Automotive Collision Basics    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECK.SteinOff Campus Mather 00113079Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABK.SteinOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: This class will meet at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


ACT 120    Non-Structural Repair    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECG.HartmanOff Campus Mather 00112574Textbook
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLABG.HartmanOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655

TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLABK.SteinOff 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 13-May 16

F09:00AM-12:10PMLECS.ByrdOff Campus Mather 00120555Textbook
F12:20PM-03:35PMLABS.ByrdOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


ACT 156    Advanced Collision Refinish    4 Units

Prerequisite: ACT 110, 120, 130, and 140 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles and theories of advanced custom show-quality automotive finishes. Topics include primers, color coats, special effects, clear coats, and polishing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECG.HartmanOff Campus Mather 00119449TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABG.HartmanOff Campus Mather 002
NOTE: This class will be held at Mather, 10150 Missile Way, Mather, CA 95655


ACT 161    Automotive Collision Software Systems, Estimating I    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the technical and practical skills necessary to properly diagnose collision-damaged vehicles and to document the cost and time necessary to repair collision-damaged vehicles. The use of state-of-the-art computer generated estimating programs and video imaging are used to prepare itemized estimates on collision-damaged vehicles. The procedures to prepare itemized estimates detailing the required procedures and parts necessary to correctly repair the vehicle are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECM.StickelOff Campus Mather 00312931Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABM.StickelOff Campus Mather 001
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. This course meets the minimum science requirements for Paramedic, Healthcare Interpreting, Gerontology, Health Care, and Funeral Service programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECJ.ManteyARC MAIN Science 49310622Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.ManteyARC MAIN Science 493
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.ReganARC MAIN Science 49310447Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABD.ReganARC MAIN Science 493
F08:30AM-11:35AMLECK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 49312113Textbook
F12:15PM-03:20PMLABK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 493
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 49310445Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 493
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECE.LindgrenARC MAIN Science 49312190Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABE.LindgrenARC MAIN Science 493
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECM.Badea-MicARC MAIN Science 49310683Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABM.Badea-MicARC MAIN Science 493
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECM.HoldgateOff Campus Natomas/Ik D20411978Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABM.HoldgateOff Campus Natomas/Ik D204

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 13-May 16

TBATBALABM.Martinez TBA TBA12524Textbook

BIOL 300    The Foundations of Biology    3 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TTh12:00PM-03:05PMLECJ.RobertsARC MAIN Tech Ed 32512710Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.KaufmannARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410287Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.CarneyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410290Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.ReganARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410291Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECM.SchmidARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10412667TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh02:45PM-04:05PMLECM.SweetARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10413096TextbookFree Digital Book
T04:00PM-07:05PMLECW.DavisARC MAIN DaviesHall 11411584Textbook



TBATBALECJ.HanstadOff Campus McClellan ONLINE11323TextbookFree Digital Book
Special Note: This course will be taught via Canvas. It is not a self-paced class and will include weekly online lecture videos, discussions, and quizzes, as well as, several online midterms and a final exam using Proctario. Communication prior to the start of class will be sent to student's official ARC Gmail account.

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECK.EngstromOff Campus Natomas/Ik A10311191Textbook
TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECE.LindgrenOff Campus Natomas N10211189Textbook
TBATBALECS.RamonesARC MAIN Online 10289Textbook
Optional Orientation: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6:00PM-7:00PM, Rm 490
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online.

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

TBATBALECS.RamonesARC MAIN Online 10813Textbook
Optional Orientation: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6-7 PM, Rm 490
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online.

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

BIOL 303    Survey of Biology    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.RobertsARC MAIN Science 49211595Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABJ.RobertsARC MAIN Science 492
TTh09:15AM-10:35AMLECM.SweetARC MAIN Science 41410273Textbook
TTh10:45AM-12:05PMLABM.SweetARC MAIN Science 414
TTh02:00PM-03:20PMLECT.NicholsARC MAIN Science 49210277Textbook
TTh03:30PM-04:50PMLABT.NicholsARC MAIN Science 492

BIOL 305    Natural History    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 49211346Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.BradshawARC MAIN Science 492
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECS.RamonesARC MAIN Science 49210285Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABS.RamonesARC MAIN Science 492

BIOL 310    General Biology    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 41213280Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 412
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.SchmidARC MAIN Science 41210293Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABM.SchmidARC MAIN Science 412
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECK.PellerinARC MAIN Science 41211597Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABK.PellerinARC MAIN Science 412
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 41210295Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 412
MW02:00PM-03:20PMLECK.GerhartARC MAIN Science 41210297Textbook
MW03:30PM-04:50PMLABK.GerhartARC MAIN Science 412
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECK.PerezARC MAIN Science 41212880Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABK.PerezARC MAIN Science 412
TBATBALECJ.HanstadARC MAIN Online 13097Textbook
F01:00PM-04:20PMLABJ.HanstadARC MAIN Science 412
NOTE:Optional Orientation: TBA. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

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

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 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECA.TelleenARC MAIN Science 42511057Textbook

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 course introduces biological and ecological principles involved in understanding and analyzing environmental problems and exploring scientifically sound conservation approaches. Major topics include forms and patterns of biodiversity, values of biodiversity, threats to biodiversity, conservation at the population and species levels, applied conservation biology, and conservation and sustainable development at the local, regional, national, and international levels. This course places emphasis on scientific processes and methodology, while also examining the economic, social, political, and ethical aspects of conservation issues. Course themes are explored through extensive use of interactive case studies, discussion, and activities surrounding relevant current events. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.NealeARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410397Textbook

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 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.CarneyARC MAIN Science 49210794Textbook
F09:00AM-12:20PMLABD.CarneyARC MAIN Science 492
NOTE: For the above lab section, we do not meet on a weekly basis. Instead, several classroom and field study trips are required. This course is ideal for students who love nature and are willing to work outdoors even if the weather becomes challenging. The mandatory labs are scheduled for the following dates and times:
Friday, 2/ 2, 9 am - 1 pm; on campus
Friday, 2/23, 9 am - 1 pm; on campus
Saturday, 3/3, 7:30 am - 7:30 pm; Field trip
Friday, 3/9, 9 am - 1 pm; on campus
Saturday, 3/17, 7:30 am - 8 pm; Field trip
Friday, 4/13, 9 am - 1 pm: on campus
Saturday, 4/21, 5:45 am - 8 pm; Field Trip
Monday, 4/30 10:30 am - 11:50 am; on campus
The required cost for the field trips, $11, must be paid to the Business Services office during the second week of the semester. This will be used to pay for charter bus service associated with the trips above. The class is scheduled to go to the California Academy of Sciences on Saturday, March 3. Students will be required to purchase their own ticket (~$25). Contact Diane Carney at
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.


BIOL 400    Principles of Biology    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 41510267Textbook
TTh09:30AM-12:35PMLABD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 415
MW07:15AM-08:35AMLECJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 41510263Textbook
MW08:45AM-11:50AMLABJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 415
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 41510265Textbook
MW02:30PM-05:35PMLABD.WolfeARC MAIN Science 415

BIOL 410    Principles of Botany    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECR.ShahrokARC MAIN Science 41410269Textbook
TTh02:00PM-05:05PMLABR.ShahrokARC 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 415    Introduction to Biology: Biodiversity, Evolution, and Ecology    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.ShahrokARC MAIN Science 41413099Textbook
MW10:30AM-01:35PMLABM.SweetARC MAIN Science 414
Note: This section is co-taught by both BIOL 415 instructors. At least 2 field trips are required for BIO 415, one to the California Academy of Sciences and one to the Sacramento Zoo. The total cost is about $31. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may submit a request to the science office for the field trip fee to be waived.

MW02:15PM-03:35PMLECM.SweetARC MAIN Science 41413101Textbook
MW03:45PM-06:50PMLABR.ShahrokARC MAIN Science 414
Note: This section is co-taught by both BIOL 415 instructors. At least 2 field trips are required for BIO 415, one to the California Academy of Sciences and one to the Sacramento Zoo. The total cost is about $31. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may submit a request to the science office for the field trip fee to be waived.


BIOL 420    Principles of Zoology    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh02:00PM-03:20PMLECM.MartinezARC MAIN Science 41510271Textbook
TTh03:30PM-06:35PMLABM.MartinezARC 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 101 or ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement into transfer-level English through the assessment process.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312; OR ESLR 340
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This lecture and laboratory course in human anatomy and physiology emphasizes the integration of structure and function. The underlying basis of the course is built on the study of anatomical terminology, cells, and tissues. The course expands this study into the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Laboratory study is enhanced by the microscopic study of tissues, examination of anatomical models, and the dissection of preserved material. Laboratory study is also enhanced by the examination of prosected whole cadavers as well as prosected head, torso, upper and lower extremities, and individual organs. Laboratory activities also include both wet-lab experiments and computer simulations. Both BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 must be taken to complete the study of all major body systems. (Part of C-ID BIOL 115S)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:10AM-08:30AMLECD.WonARC MAIN Science 41110795Textbook
MW08:40AM-11:45AMLABD.WonARC MAIN Science 411
TTh07:15AM-08:35AMLECL.SmithARC MAIN Science 41110300Textbook
TTh08:45AM-11:50AMLABL.SmithARC MAIN Science 411
TTh07:10AM-08:30AMLECD.SlutskyARC MAIN Science 49310797Textbook
TTh08:40AM-11:45AMLABD.SlutskyARC MAIN Science 493
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECY.ZhaoARC MAIN Science 49311599Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECL.SmithARC MAIN Science 49311599Textbook
TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLABY.ZhaoARC MAIN Science 493
TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLABL.SmithARC MAIN Science 493
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECP.EckermanARC MAIN Science 41110799Textbook
MW01:40PM-04:45PMLABP.EckermanARC MAIN Science 411
TTh12:20PM-01:40PMLECP.EckermanARC MAIN Science 41110824Textbook
TTh02:00PM-05:05PMLABP.EckermanARC MAIN Science 411
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECD.WonARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10420967Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLABD.WonARC MAIN Science 493
F01:15PM-04:20PMLABD.WonARC MAIN Science 418
MW05:00PM-06:20PMLECM.MartinezARC MAIN Science 41110302Textbook
MW06:30PM-09:35PMLABM.MartinezARC MAIN Science 411
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.RennieARC MAIN Science 41110304Textbook
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABS.RennieARC MAIN Science 411
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLECE.GarfieldOff Campus Natomas/Ik D20412538Textbook
TTh06:00PM-09:05PMLABE.GarfieldOff Campus Natomas/Ik D204
A field trip may be required.


BIOL 431    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:10AM-08:30AMLECD.SlutskyARC MAIN Science 41810306Textbook
MW08:40AM-11:45AMLABD.SlutskyARC MAIN Science 418
F07:15AM-10:20AMLECJ.MooreARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410308Textbook
TTh07:15AM-10:20AMLABJ.MooreARC MAIN Science 418
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECM.TorranoARC MAIN Science 41810408Textbook
MW01:30PM-04:35PMLABM.TorranoARC MAIN Science 418
F10:30AM-01:35PMLECJ.MooreARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410596Textbook
TTh10:30AM-01:35PMLABJ.MooreARC MAIN Science 418
TTh01:45PM-03:05PMLECM.TorranoARC MAIN Science 41813103Textbook
TTh03:15PM-06:20PMLABM.TorranoARC MAIN Science 418
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.WoolseyARC MAIN Science 41811058Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.WoolseyARC MAIN Science 418
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.WoolseyARC MAIN Science 41420199Textbook
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.WoolseyARC MAIN Science 418
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLECT.Hoban-HigginsOff Campus Natomas/Ik D20311976Textbook
MW06:00PM-09:05PMLABT.Hoban-HigginsOff 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 13-May 16

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECL.SmithARC MAIN Science 41611484Textbook
MW09:30AM-11:35AMLABL.SmithARC MAIN Science 416
TTh08:00AM-09:20AMLECJ.MillerARC MAIN Science 41611601Textbook
TTh09:30AM-11:35AMLABJ.MillerARC MAIN Science 416
TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLECD.SundinARC MAIN Science 49013282Textbook
TTh11:50AM-01:55PMLABD.SundinARC MAIN Science 416
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECK.KuboARC MAIN Science 49010281Textbook
TTh03:00PM-05:05PMLABK.KuboARC MAIN Science 416
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECF.FarahnakARC MAIN Science 41610279Textbook
MW07:30PM-09:35PMLABF.FarahnakARC MAIN Science 416
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECS.ScottARC MAIN Science 41611129Textbook
TTh07:30PM-09:35PMLABS.ScottARC MAIN Science 416

BIOL 442    General Microbiology and Public Health    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.MillerARC MAIN Science 41611418Textbook
MW02:30PM-05:35PMLABJ.MillerARC MAIN Science 416

BIOL 482    Honors Marine Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
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 is an honors level introduction to marine biology. Using a seminar style, it explores physical oceanography, marine algae, marine vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and the ecology of various marine zones. Field trips focusing on inter-tidal organisms of 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 designing and conducting experiments in the rocky intertidal, invertebrate identification, salt marsh ecology, sandy beach ecology, estuary ecology, or comparative anatomy of fishes. The course is not open to students who have completed BIOL 370.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECJ.TopinkaARC MAIN Science 41219672Textbook
TBATBALABJ.Topinka TBA TBA
NOTE: For the above lab section, we do not meet on a weekly basis. Instead, several field study trips are required. This 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 three-day/two-night tent-camping trip (tentatively scheduled 4/19-4/21) and two all-day 1-day trips (tentatively scheduled for 3/2 and 4/27). There will also be two Friday on-campus lab days from about 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, (tentatively scheduled for 2/9 and 2/23). Note that the dates of some field trips may change, and if so students will be informed at the earliest possible time. The required cost for the field trips, $30, 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 Rick Topinka at
topinkj@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 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 13-May 16

TBATBALABD.WonARC MAIN Science 49110435Textbook
TBATBALABD.WonARC MAIN Science 49110436Textbook
TBATBALABM.MartinezARC MAIN Science 49110437Textbook
TBATBALABJ.MooreARC MAIN Science 49110438Textbook
TBATBALABO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 49110439Textbook
TBATBALABM.SchmidARC MAIN Science 49110440Textbook
TBATBALABJ.HanstadARC MAIN Science 49110441Textbook
TBATBALABK.GerhartARC MAIN Science 49111603Textbook

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 13-May 16

TBATBALABL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 49112491Textbook
TBATBALABS.GhasemiyehARC MAIN Science 49113372Textbook

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 13-May 16

TBATBALABM.Martinez TBA TBA12205Textbook
TBATBALABJ.Topinka TBA TBA21347Textbook
TBATBALABJ.Miller TBA TBA21348Textbook
TBATBALABJ.Miller TBA TBA21360Textbook
TBATBALABL.Zarzana TBA TBA21574Textbook

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 13-May 16

TTh08:30AM-09:50AMLECS.HedayatiARC MAIN Science 49011378Textbook

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 13-May 10

TBATBALECK.KuboARC MAIN Online 11055TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABK.KuboARC MAIN Online
Optional Orientation: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 01:00PM-1:50PM 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECK.KuboARC MAIN Online 10944TextbookFree Digital Book
Optional Orientation: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 01:00PM-01:50PM 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 13-Mar 12

MW08:30AM-09:35AMLECK.KuboARC MAIN Science 49011604Textbook
MW09:45AM-12:50PMLABK.KuboARC MAIN Science 490

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

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

MW08:30AM-09:35AMLECK.KuboARC MAIN Science 49011379Textbook
MW09:45AM-12:50PMLABK.KuboARC MAIN Science 490

BIOT 498    Work Experience in Biotechnology    1-4 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA11327TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA11327TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20307TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20307TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
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

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32511330TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11330TextbookFree Digital Book
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Apr 28

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11329TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11329TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Business (BUS)


BUS 100    English for the Professional    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN Lib 00211117Textbook
TBATBALECR.NordellARC MAIN Online 12585Textbook
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUS 105    Business Mathematics    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECM.FishARC MAIN CMC 40610155Textbook
TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 10156Textbook
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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

MW09:00AM-12:10PMLECH.HernandezARC MAIN CMC 40820951Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECH.HernandezARC MAIN Online 10154Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:     Saturday, January 13    11:00AM-1:00PM    Room Lib 1
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; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course offers an organized, step-by-step approach to preparing a business plan. All sections of the business plan are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 22-Apr 04

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 12016Textbook
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 13-Feb 21

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 11561TextbookFree Digital Book
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 05-May 09

TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 10157Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 organizations policy and practices within the U.S. and a global society. It covers specific areas such as management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and computer information systems. It is a core requirement for business majors. This course provides an overview that is helpful for selecting a specific career and/or major in the field of business. (C-ID BUS 110)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10811Textbook
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 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10151Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 10804Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 11839Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.CondosARC MAIN Online 12715Textbook
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 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.CondosARC MAIN CMC 40610147Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECH.BennettARC MAIN Raef 16010148Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECM.ParmeleeARC MAIN Lib 00210149Textbook
W07:00PM-08:30PMLECW.DimopoulosARC MAIN DaviesHall 10110150Textbook
TBATBALECW.DimopoulosARC MAIN Online 10150Textbook
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

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECJ.JurachOff Campus Natomas/Ik A10319517Textbook
TBATBALECS.WheelerARC MAIN Online 10146Textbook
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 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the basic concepts for understanding communication in a changing business environment and focuses on practicing the strategies and principles of effective communication in business situations. Tools to communicate effectively in a fast-paced technological, global marketplace are emphasized. The course provides opportunities to create, edit, evaluate, and critique business documents and reports. A formal research paper using research and analytical skills, and drawing conclusions and making recommendations is required. An oral business presentation is prepared and delivered. (Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.FishARC MAIN CMC 40710913Textbook
M05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.FishARC MAIN DaviesHall 22810817Textbook
TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 10817Textbook
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

TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 10141Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 312    Workplace Behavior and Ethics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1 and CISC 300 with a grade of "C" or better; and eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300, OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces basic procedures that promote effective workplace practices. Specific topics include communicating effectively, working on teams, problem-solving, preparing and processing information, understanding business ethics, researching ethical business standards, and implementing ethical principles. Activities and techniques help to develop competencies needed in the workplace to communicate with coworkers and customers effectively.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.FulghamARC MAIN Online 20043Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 320    Concepts in Personal Finance    3 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 10635Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 20552Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECM.CondosARC MAIN Online 20905Textbook
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 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.CondosARC MAIN Lib 00210142Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.CondosARC MAIN Lib 00210679Textbook
TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10947Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 11302Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace    3 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

M07:00PM-08:20PMLECM.FishARC MAIN DaviesHall 22821213Textbook
TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 21213Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECS.HurnerARC MAIN Online 11315Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 340    Business Law    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.SpeckARC MAIN CMC 40911681Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECG.BastianARC MAIN CMC 40710144Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECR.GonzalezARC MAIN DaviesHall 11320434Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLECD.O'DonnellARC MAIN CMC 40610145Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECD.O'DonnellOff Campus Natomas/Ik A10311190Textbook
TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10678Textbook
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

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 10917Textbook
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

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 12193Textbook
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

TBATBALECR.GonzalezARC MAIN Online 12684Textbook
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

TBATBALECP.NarvandARC MAIN Online 12911Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 350    Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECT.KovarARC MAIN CMC 40610152Textbook



TBATBALECT.KovarARC MAIN Online 11343Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUS 498    Work Experience in Business    1-4 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA11324TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA11324TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20308TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20308TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
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

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32511303TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11303TextbookFree Digital Book
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Apr 28

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11326TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA11326TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Business Technology (BUSTEC)


BUSTEC 100.1    Keyboarding Skills: Beginning    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECS.MerchantARC MAIN Online 12439Textbook
TBATBALABS.MerchantARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 8 from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 411.
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 13-May 10

TBATBALECS.MerchantARC MAIN Online 12441Textbook
TBATBALABS.MerchantARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 15
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 10, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 411.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 100.2    Keyboarding Skills: Intermediate    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECS.MerchantARC MAIN Online 12443Textbook
TBATBALABS.MerchantARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 8 from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 411.
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 13-May 10

TBATBALECS.MerchantARC MAIN Online 12445Textbook
TBATBALABS.MerchantARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 15.
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 10, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 411.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 100.3    Keyboarding Skills: Advanced    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECS.MerchantARC MAIN Online 12449Textbook
TBATBALABS.MerchantARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 8 from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 411.
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 13-May 10

TBATBALECS.MerchantARC MAIN Online 12447Textbook
TBATBALABS.MerchantARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 15.
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 10, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 411.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 101    Computer Keyboarding: 10-Key    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECS.MerchantARC MAIN Online 10503Textbook
TBATBALABS.MerchantARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation.
Final:    Individual timings must be scheduled with the instructor during the week of May 7 - May 11

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


BUSTEC 125    Clerical Assistant    6 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better; or ability to touch type at 25 wpm.
Corequisite: BUSTEC 101
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; or ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 90 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the skills needed for entry-level clerical positions. Topics include word processing and spreadsheet applications; American Records Management Association (ARMA) filing procedures; office procedures and communications, including telephone, mail, email, and Internet; soft-skills; and employability skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECH.BennettARC MAIN Online 10505Textbook
M07:30AM-10:45AMLABH.BennettARC MAIN CMC 409
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016 or 365 is required for this class.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 13-Feb 21

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN CMC 41020034Textbook

BUSTEC 127    Outlook: Tools    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 22-Apr 04

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN CMC 41020036Textbook

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 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12561Textbook
TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12423Textbook
TBATBALABR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 13, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 8, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
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 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12702Textbook
TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12563Textbook
TBATBALABR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 15.
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 24, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 10, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 300.2    Keyboarding/Applications: Document Formatting    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12431Textbook
TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12565Textbook
TBATBALABR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12704Textbook
TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12433Textbook
TBATBALABR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 15.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 300.3    Keyboarding/Applications: Advanced Document Formatting    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12435Textbook
TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12567Textbook
TBATBALABR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12706Textbook
TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12437Textbook
TBATBALABR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 15.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 310    Introduction to Word/Information Processing    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
WORD 2016/365

TBATBALECR.NordellARC MAIN Online 10611Textbook
TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.

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


BUSTEC 332    Integrated Business Projects    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUSTEC 310, CISA 315, and CISA 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies office administration skills and procedures using a suite of software. Course content integrates word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and communication software to create, format, revise, share, and maintain business documents and data. Hands-on business projects require use of current office systems and incorporate problem-solving skills and real world business simulations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECR.LeveilleARC MAIN Online 12751Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 350    Virtual Careers and Technologies    3 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECM.FishARC MAIN Online 20044Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Carpenters Apprenticeship (CARPT)


CARPT 298    Work Experience in Carpenters Apprenticeship    1-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FAIRFIELD20975Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN HAYWARD20976Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON20977Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FRESNO20978Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN MORGAN HIL20979Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FAIRFIELD21086Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FAIRFIELD21087Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FAIRFIELD21088Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FAIRFIELD21089Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FAIRFIELD21090Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FAIRFIELD21092Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FAIRFIELD21093Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FAIRFIELD21094Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN HAYWARD21095Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN HAYWARD21096Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN HAYWARD21097Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21098Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21099Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21100Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21101Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21102Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21103Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21104Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21105Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21106Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21107Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21108Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21109Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21110Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21111Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21112Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN PLEASANTON21113Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN FRESNO21114Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN MORGAN HIL21120Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN MORGAN HIL21121Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN MORGAN HIL21122Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN MORGAN HIL21123Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

TBATBALABTBAOff Campus APPREN MORGAN HIL21124Textbook
Enrollment Limitation: Must be a state registered apprentice with the Carpenters Training Committee of Northern California.

Chemistry (CHEM)


CHEM 83    Strategies for Problem Solving in General, Organic and Biological Chemistry    .75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CHEM 309
Hours: 40.5 hours LAB
Description: This course develops analytical reasoning strategies, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities for both quantitative and qualitative problems in chemistry. It is designed to support students enrolled in CHEM 309 at American River College. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F11:30AM-01:55PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 42220671Textbook
The above section is recommended only for those students enrolled in Chemistry 309.


CHEM 130    Chemistry for Funeral Service    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: BUS 340, FSE 310, and FSE 320
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. It also covers the development and use of personal, professional, and community sanitation practices, as well as use of and precautions related to potentially harmful chemicals that are currently used in the field of funeral service.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh05:30PM-07:35PMLECR.HolmesARC MAIN HeEd 70211566Textbook

CHEM 305    Introduction to Chemistry    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW11:00AM-01:05PMLECC.CorwinARC MAIN Science 422
M01:15PM-04:35PMLABT.EiflerARC MAIN Science 40811568Textbook
W01:15PM-04:20PMLABT.EiflerARC MAIN Science 40811569Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh07:45AM-09:50AMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Science 401
T10:05AM-01:10PMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40210326Textbook
Th10:05AM-01:10PMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40210414Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh09:00AM-11:05AMLECG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 422
T11:30AM-02:35PMLABG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 40710422Textbook
Th11:30AM-02:35PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40710423Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh01:00PM-03:05PMLECT.AtkinsARC MAIN Science 420
T03:15PM-06:20PMLABT.AtkinsARC MAIN Science 40713026Textbook
Th03:15PM-06:20PMLABT.AtkinsARC MAIN Science 40713027Textbook
MW11:00AM-01:05PMLECG.JorgensenARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
M01:30PM-04:50PMLABG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 40710328Textbook
W01:30PM-04:35PMLABG.JorgensenARC MAIN Science 40712160Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW07:45AM-09:50AMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
W10:00AM-01:05PMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40710803Textbook
M10:00AM-01:20PMLABD.StewartARC MAIN Science 40712075Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW02:30PM-04:35PMLECD.StewartARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
M05:00PM-08:20PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40712678Textbook
W05:00PM-08:05PMLABM.CampbellARC MAIN Science 40712928Textbook
MW06:15PM-08:20PMLECR.GriderARC MAIN Science 401
MW04:45PM-06:05PMLABR.GriderARC MAIN Science 40810330Textbook
MW08:30PM-09:50PMLABR.GriderARC MAIN Science 40810624Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh04:30PM-06:35PMLECD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 420
T06:45PM-09:50PMLABD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 40711571Textbook
Th06:45PM-09:50PMLABD.GottkeARC MAIN Science 40711572Textbook
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.
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of CHEM 305. It covers the organic functional groups and reactions involved in the chemistry of life (biochemistry), as applied to the health sciences. (C-ID CHEM 102)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-02:05PMLECE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 401
M07:45AM-11:05AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40510686Textbook
W07:45AM-10:50AMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40510687Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 104
TTh08:15PM-09:35PMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Science 40511096Textbook
NOTE: Goggles that conform to specific requirements (labeled Z87+, Z87.1+, or Z94.3+) are required by the first laboratory class and must be worn at all times during laboratory activities. Goggles will not be provided by the Chemistry Department.


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

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:30PM-03:35PMLECA.RomoARC MAIN Science 401
T03:45PM-06:50PMLABA.RomoARC MAIN Science 40310888Textbook
Th03:45PM-06:50PMLABA.RomoARC MAIN Science 40311781Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh09:00AM-11:05AMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
TTh11:20AM-12:40PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40510887Textbook
TTh12:50PM-02:10PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40510886Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


CHEM 310    Chemical Calculations    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.PesisARC MAIN Science 401
T12:15PM-03:20PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40310333Textbook
Th12:15PM-03:20PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40311619Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW10:00AM-11:20AMLECK.PesisARC MAIN Science 401
M11:45AM-03:05PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40210335Textbook
W11:45AM-02:50PMLABK.PesisARC MAIN Science 40210336Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW03:30PM-04:50PMLECV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 401
M05:00PM-08:20PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40313094Textbook
W05:00PM-08:05PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40313095Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 42513418Textbook
W07:00PM-10:05PMLABO.InozemtevaARC MAIN Science 405
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 401
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40310338Textbook
Th07:00PM-10:05PMLABV.WheatonARC MAIN Science 40312149Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


CHEM 311    Strategies for Problem Solving in Chemistry    .75 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F12:00PM-02:25PMLABE.NiedzinskiARC MAIN Arts & Sci 11212999Textbook
The above section of Chemistry 311 is recommended only for those students enrolled in Chemistry 420 and 421.

F12:00PM-02:25PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40113001Textbook
The above section of Chemistry 311 is recommended only for those students enrolled in Chemistry 400.


CHEM 400    General Chemistry I    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 420
MW09:45AM-12:50PMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310313Textbook
MW01:15PM-04:20PMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310411Textbook
TTh08:00AM-11:05AMLABB.WeissbartARC MAIN Science 40310398Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh11:00AM-12:20PMLECM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 420
TTh12:45PM-03:50PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810413Textbook
TTh07:45AM-10:50AMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810845Textbook
MW09:15AM-12:20PMLABM.MaddoxARC MAIN Science 40810846Textbook
Enroll in one of the 3 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECM.PayneARC MAIN Science 420
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40210320Textbook
TTh05:30PM-08:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40210314Textbook
TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABM.PayneARC MAIN Science 40210412Textbook
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 II    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:15AM-09:35AMLECL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 401
MW01:30PM-04:35PMLABS.GhasemiyehARC MAIN Science 40010322Textbook
MW10:05AM-01:10PMLABL.ZarzanaARC MAIN Science 40010399Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 401
TTh08:30AM-11:35AMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 40010324Textbook
TTh01:30PM-04:35PMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 40010848Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.MeadorARC MAIN Arts & Sci 10410847Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.MeadorARC MAIN Science 400

CHEM 420    Organic Chemistry I    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECK.CasaleARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
MW02:15PM-05:20PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40511794Textbook
MW07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40610401Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh11:30AM-12:50PMLECT.HongARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
TTh08:15AM-11:20AMLABT.HongARC MAIN Science 40611796Textbook
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 II    5 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW11:30AM-12:50PMLECK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 420
MW08:15AM-11:20AMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40610402Textbook
MW01:00PM-04:05PMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40610628Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.MeadowsARC MAIN Arts & Sci 112
TTh07:00PM-10:05PMLABD.MeadowsARC MAIN Science 40611098Textbook
TTh02:15PM-05:20PMLABK.CasaleARC MAIN Science 40611670Textbook
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 13-May 16

M11:15AM-12:20PMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Science 40511099Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.RoyARC MAIN Science 42211099Textbook
W11:00AM-02:05PMLABD.RoyARC MAIN Science 405
Enroll in the lab above and you will be automatically enrolled in the two lecture portions.

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


CHEM 495    Independent Studies in Chemistry    1-3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABM.Payne TBA TBA12496Textbook

Computer Info Science - Apps (CISA)


CISA 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 13-Feb 21

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN CMC 41020035Textbook

CISA 127    Outlook: Tools    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 22-Apr 04

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN CMC 41020037Textbook

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 13-May 16

TBATBALECP.NarvandARC MAIN Online 10615Textbook
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 13-Mar 12
WORD 2016

TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 10653Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

WORD 2016
TBATBALECJ.DuffARC MAIN Online 10475Textbook
TBATBALABJ.DuffARC 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 13-May 10
WORD 2016

TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 10477Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

WORD 2016
TBATBALECR.NordellARC MAIN Online 10479Textbook
TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 308    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 13-Feb 21

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11674Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
https://vec.arc.losrios.edu/faculty/faculty.php
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 22-Apr 04

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 12335Textbook
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 05-May 09

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 12336Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 14049Textbook
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 13-May 10

TBATBALECJ.DuffARC MAIN Online 21037Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 315    Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets    2 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
EXCEL 2016

TBATBALECG.CottonARC MAIN Online 10481Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLABG.CottonARC MAIN CMC 408
TBATBALABG.CottonARC MAIN Online
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 10600Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECW.TheissARC MAIN Online 11032Textbook
TBATBALABW.TheissARC 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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
EXCEL 2016

TTh10:00AM-11:25AMLECC.StokesARC MAIN CMC 40811158Textbook
TTh11:35AM-12:55PMLABC.StokesARC MAIN CMC 408
EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 10570Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

EXCEL 2016
TBATBALECD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online 10700Textbook
TBATBALABD.Gilbert-ValenciaARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 13-May 10
EXCEL 2016

TBATBALECC.ChapekARC MAIN Online 11720Textbook
W07:00PM-09:05PMLABC.ChapekARC MAIN CMC 410
TBATBALABC.ChapekARC MAIN Online
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 13-Feb 21

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11675Textbook
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 22-Apr 04

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

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 05-May 09

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 11134Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 14051Textbook
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 13-May 10

TBATBALECW.TheissARC MAIN Online 21038Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
Access 2016

TBATBALECI.SabzevaryARC MAIN Online 10483Textbook
TBATBALABI.SabzevaryARC 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 13-May 10
Access 2016

TBATBALECR.NordellARC MAIN Online 10566Textbook
TBATBALABR.NordellARC 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 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 13-May 16
ACCESS2016

TBATBALECR.NordellARC MAIN Online 19545Textbook
TBATBALABR.NordellARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation 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: BUSTEC 100.1 and CISC 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of desktop publishing (DTP) and a major desktop publishing application program. It includes page layout skills needed to produce newsletters, brochures, flyers, reports, and other marketing material. Additionally, it covers importing and placing graphics and text, using layers, master pages, frames, creating graphics using the pen tool, and working with color both digitally and in print.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
Adobe InDesign CC

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 10491Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 331    Intermediate Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUS 100
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course builds upon previous desktop publishing software concepts and study. Topics include working with effects and advanced techniques, applying styles, importing and linking graphics, tabs and tables, and working with transparency effects. It also covers producing long documents and book features, output and exporting to PDF format, and creating interactive documents for online use.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
Adobe inDesign CC

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 13084Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 340    Presentation Graphics    2 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12
PowerPoint 2016

TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 10692Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
PowerPoint 2016

TBATBALECC.StokesARC MAIN Online 11506Textbook
TBATBALABC.StokesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 345    Technical Marketing Applications    2 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 12752Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 346    Social Media Applications    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 12708Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

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 13-May 16

TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA12525Textbook

CISC 300    Computer Familiarization    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

MW03:00PM-04:05PMLECS.MageeARC MAIN CMC 41110607Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TTh10:00AM-10:50AMLECM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN CMC 41110454TextbookFree Digital Book

CISC 305    Introduction to the Internet    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 10493Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALECR.HayesARC MAIN Online 12022Textbook
TBATBALABR.HayesARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISC 306    Introduction to Web Page Creation    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
WordPress

TBATBALECR.SalisburyARC MAIN Online 10605Textbook
TBATBALABR.SalisburyARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISC 308    Exploring Computer Environments and the Internet    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 13-Feb 21

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 10818Textbook
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 22-Apr 04

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 12337Textbook
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 05-May 09

TBATBALECD.FoxARC MAIN Online 12338Textbook
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 13-May 10

TBATBALECW.TheissARC MAIN Online 21039Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.HayesARC MAIN CMC 40611727Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECC.ChapekARC MAIN CMC 40710455Textbook
TBATBALECR.HermleARC MAIN Online 10704Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, January 13    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

TBATBALECR.HermleARC MAIN Online 10456Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, January 13    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 13-Mar 12
Windows 10

TBATBALECL.DumaisARC MAIN Online 11177Textbook
TBATBALABL.DumaisARC MAIN Online
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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 13-May 10
Windows 10

F01:00PM-03:15PMLECM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN CMC 41110914TextbookFree Digital Book
F03:25PM-05:40PMLABM.L'EstrangeARC MAIN CMC 411 Free Digital Book
Windows 10
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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 13-Mar 12

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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 13-May 10

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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 13-Mar 12

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


CISC 351    Introduction to Local Area Networks    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

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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 13-Mar 12

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Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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

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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


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 13-May 10

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Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online
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 13-May 16

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

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 12 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 323.
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Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Apr 28

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Computer Info Science-Network (CISN)


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

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 13-Mar 12

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

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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 13-May 10

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


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 13-May 10

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


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

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


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 13-Mar 12

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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 13-May 10

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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 13-Mar 12
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Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 13-May 10
Win Server 2012

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