Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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BUSTEC 100    Keyboarding Skills    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUSTEC 300; or ability to touch type.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for individuals with keyboarding skills (ability to touch type) who want to improve their speed and accuracy. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on computerized assessment of keyboarding speed and accuracy. Enroll any time throughout the semester. Earn one unit of credit for each module successfully completed. Certification testing is available. Individuals interested in beginning keyboarding should enroll in BUSTEC 300. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        08:00AM-09:15AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125          12868 
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MW        09:30AM-11:10AM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12868 will receive 1 - 2 units.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 122          15222 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          15226 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Friday, August 27    08:00AM-9:30AM    Rm 122
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

MW        07:30PM-08:20PM LEC K.Bell               Natomas Rm N102          15338 Textbook
MW        08:30PM-09:20PM LAB K.Bell               Natomas Rm N102            
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC C.Sabeh              ARC MAIN Rm 122          12880 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB C.Sabeh              ARC MAIN Rm 122            


BUSTEC 101    Computer Keyboarding: 10-Key    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the numeric keypad and develops the ability to key information into a computer with speed and accuracy. Simulated employment tests based on industry standards are included. Ten-key certification testing is completed at the end of the course.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          12104 
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TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation    
Final Exam: Saturday, October 16 01:30PM-03:00PM Room 122

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


BUSTEC 110    Business Procedures for Professional Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisite: BUS 310.
Advisory: BUSTEC 310.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides preparation for the business professional in electronic workplaces. Topics include business communication, records management, and preparation of business documents. Critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, supervision skills, administrative procedures, and information processing technologies are used to complete assignments and activities as a business professional. These skills provide the background for advancement to supervisory and management positions. Primary emphasis is on processing documents using skills in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, database, and email. Career planning and development are addressed.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          30296 
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Orientation:    Saturday, October 16    8:00AM-10:00AM    Rm 121
Final Exam:    Saturday, December 4    8:00AM-12:00PM    Rm 121
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 122    Workplace Behavior and Communication Technologies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUSTEC 300, ENGRD 15, and ENGWR 51.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces basic procedures that promote effective workplace practices. Specific topics include working with the office team, communicating effectively, problem solving, preparing and processing information using technology, and developing a portfolio. This course emphasizes activities and techniques that develop competencies needed in the global workplace.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          12902 
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Mandatory Orientation:    Friday, August 27    05:30PM-07:30PM    Rm 122
Presentation:    Friday, October 1; December 3    05:30PM-07:30PM    Rm 122

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


BUSTEC 125    Office Specialist    6 Units

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MTWTh     08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 121          16396 
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MTWTh     09:00AM-10:40AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122          16396 Textbook
MTWTh     10:50AM-12:10PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122            

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MTWTh     08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 121          12108 Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:40AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122          12108 Textbook
MTWTh     11:00AM-12:25PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122            


BUSTEC 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: CISA 126
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces desktop communication management for users of Microsoft Outlook. Topics include e-mail, creating and managing contacts in the address book, and accessing files and folders. The skills and topics needed to pass the International Computer Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication communications portion of the ICDL exam are covered. Additionally, BUSTEC 126/CISA 126 and BUSTEC 127/CISA 127 taken together are considered sufficient preparation to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist certification objectives for the Microsoft Outlook application. This course is not open to students who have taken CISA 126.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 29-Nov 03
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         16228 
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BUSTEC 127    Outlook: Tools    1 Unit

Same As: CISA 127
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This Outlook course presents the communication tools beyond basic email. Topics include calendar and scheduling, recording tasks and notes, shared folders, and customizing Outlook. In addition, the course covers the integration of Outlook with other applications within the Microsoft Office suite. Additionally, BUSTEC 126/CISA 126 and BUSTEC 127/CISA 127 taken together are considered sufficient preparation to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist certification objectives for the Microsoft Outlook application. This course is not open to students who have taken CISA 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 04-Dec 14
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         16232 
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BUSTEC 300    Beginning Keyboarding/Applications    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides computer training for employment or personal use. Module one covers keyboarding and skill development techniques. Modules two and three introduce Microsoft Word (word processing software) and basic formats for business correspondence - memorandums, letters, e-mail, tables, and reports. Students may enroll at any time during the semester and earn one unit of credit for each module successfully completed.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        08:00AM-09:15AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125          12890 
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MW        09:30AM-11:10AM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12890 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TTh       10:30AM-11:10AM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123          16256 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:35PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 16256 will receive 1 units.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 122          12020 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 122          12016 Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 122            
Sa        08:30AM-09:45AM LEC D.Orsburn            ARC MAIN Rm 122          12112 Textbook
Sa        09:55AM-12:10PM LAB D.Orsburn            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12416 will receive 1 - 2 units.

MW        07:30PM-08:20PM LEC K.Bell               Natomas Rm N102          15100 Textbook
MW        08:30PM-09:20PM LAB K.Bell               Natomas Rm N102            
MW        05:30PM-06:20PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 122          12894 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-07:50PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC C.Sabeh              ARC MAIN Rm 122          12898 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB C.Sabeh              ARC MAIN Rm 122            
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Pate               ARC MAIN Online          12024 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Pate               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, August 18    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Lecture/Eval:    Friday, September 24    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Lecture/Eval:    Friday, October 29    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Final Eval:     Friday, December 3    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122

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


BUSTEC 305    Introduction to Office Technology    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the integration of office technology and business skills in the work environment. Topics include hardware and software; e-mail, voice, and fax communications; electronic calendars and scheduling; Internet resources; and the virtual office. This is an introductory course recommended for all business students.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 21-Sep 28
MW        08:00AM-09:30AM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 152D         12014 
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BUSTEC 310    Introduction to Word/Information Processing    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course reviews basic word/information processing and introduces intermediate and advanced formatting for correspondence, tables, reports, newsletters, presentations, Internet documents, and other business-related documents. Related topics include integrated office applications, macros, managing multiple-user documents, and e-mail. This course is divided into three one-unit modules. Units earned in this course are based on modules successfully completed. This course may be taken four times on different modules or software packages/versions for a maximum of six units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Word 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12906 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 21    10:30AM-12:00PM Room 121
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010