Courses

Fall 2018 Courses  |  Spring 2019 Courses

Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLASS OVER PLSC 150 - 96022 - Intro to Political Theory
PLSC 150 Introduction to Political Theory

This class provides the foundation for the study of political science, politics and the nature of government. Examination of various fundamental theoretical approaches to politics and of basic political problems, as well as proposed solutions found in an evolving liberal social contract and other proposed solutions. Analysis of selected political theories and of the relevance of theory to contemporary problems. Critically thinking about the role of morality, power leadership, religion, government, civic culture and class are the framework.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 120
T Th 11:10am-12:25pm M'Guinness,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER PLSC 150 - 96022 - Intro to Political Theory
PLSC 150 Introduction to Political Theory

This class provides the foundation for the study of political science, politics and the nature of government. Examination of various fundamental theoretical approaches to politics and of basic political problems, as well as proposed solutions found in an evolving liberal social contract and other proposed solutions. Analysis of selected political theories and of the relevance of theory to contemporary problems. Critically thinking about the role of morality, power leadership, religion, government, civic culture and class are the framework.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 120
T Th 11:10am-12:25pm M'Guinness,B
Evening Class  Online Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 81507 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
TBA Ware,L
Evening Class  Online Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 81507 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
TBA Ware,L
Day Class   CLASS OVER PLSC 210 - 90003 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
T Th 12:45pm-2:00pm M'Guinness,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER PLSC 210 - 90003 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
T Th 12:45pm-2:00pm M'Guinness,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER PLSC 210 - 93682 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
M W 11:10am-12:25pm Ware,L
Day Class   CLASS OVER PLSC 210 - 93682 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
M W 11:10am-12:25pm Ware,L
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 96012 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
Th 8:10pm-10:10pm Parks,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 96012 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
Th 8:10pm-10:10pm Parks,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 96012 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
TBA Parks,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 96012 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
TBA Parks,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 96013 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
Th 8:10pm-10:10pm Parks,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 96013 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
Th 8:10pm-10:10pm Parks,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 96013 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
TBA Parks,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 210 - 96013 - American Politics
PLSC 210 American Politics

An introduction to United States and California government and politics, including their constitutions, political institutions and processes as well as political actors with foci on the political philosophies of its framers and the inter-related functions of the three branches of the federal government. Examination of political behavior, political issues and public policy as well as contemporary relationships between federal, state and local governments are consistently explored.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-2, D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-2, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 110
TBA Parks,K
Evening Class  Online Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 310 - 92259 - Calif State & Local Govt
PLSC 310 California State and Local Government

California State and Local Government with special emphasis on the US and California Constitutions as providing the basic framework for our political institutions and processes of Federal, State and Local Government. Relationships between Federal, State and Local Governments are explored, especially as it relates to political issues that directly affect the greater good as well as individuals. Additionally, this course provides the opportunity to better understand and appreciate the political, social and economic quiltwork that can be contributed to the diverse ethnicities and cultures of America, in general, and the State of California, in particular.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
TBA Ware,L
Evening Class  Online Class IN
PROGRESS
PLSC 310 - 92259 - Calif State & Local Govt
PLSC 310 California State and Local Government

California State and Local Government with special emphasis on the US and California Constitutions as providing the basic framework for our political institutions and processes of Federal, State and Local Government. Relationships between Federal, State and Local Governments are explored, especially as it relates to political issues that directly affect the greater good as well as individuals. Additionally, this course provides the opportunity to better understand and appreciate the political, social and economic quiltwork that can be contributed to the diverse ethnicities and cultures of America, in general, and the State of California, in particular.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: D US-3; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI, D US-3), UC (IGETC Area 4)
TBA Ware,L
Evening Class  Online Class CLASS OVER PLSC 325 - 92133 - Honors Colloquium: Polit/Relig
PLSC 325 Honors Colloquium in Political Science: Politics and Religion

Explores Christianity within the realm of American politics by looking at the effects of the founders of the American nation to define the role of religious faith in public life and the degree to which it could be supported by public officials that was not inconsistent with the revolutionary imperatives of the quality and freedom of all citizens. Addresses the meaning of the "separation of church and state" as it relates to the foundation of America - past, present and future. NOTE: This section is designed primarily for students in the Honors Transfer Program, but is open to all students. All students enrolling in this section will be required to do Honors level work. Honors credit will also be earned for both PLSC 325 and the approved, concurrently enrolled course, upon completion with a grade of A or B.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: ENGL 100
Corequisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in one of the following:, ECON 100 or PHIL 100 or PLSC 150 or PLSC 210 or PSYC 106 or SOCI 100
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
TBA Ware,L
Evening Class  Online Class CLASS OVER PLSC 325 - 92133 - Honors Colloquium: Polit/Relig
PLSC 325 Honors Colloquium in Political Science: Politics and Religion

Explores Christianity within the realm of American politics by looking at the effects of the founders of the American nation to define the role of religious faith in public life and the degree to which it could be supported by public officials that was not inconsistent with the revolutionary imperatives of the quality and freedom of all citizens. Addresses the meaning of the "separation of church and state" as it relates to the foundation of America - past, present and future. NOTE: This section is designed primarily for students in the Honors Transfer Program, but is open to all students. All students enrolling in this section will be required to do Honors level work. Honors credit will also be earned for both PLSC 325 and the approved, concurrently enrolled course, upon completion with a grade of A or B.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: ENGL 100
Corequisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in one of the following:, ECON 100 or PHIL 100 or PLSC 150 or PLSC 210 or PSYC 106 or SOCI 100
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
TBA Ware,L