Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISA 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: BUSTEC 126
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces desktop communication management for users of Microsoft Outlook. Topics include 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, CISA 126/BUSTEC 126 and CISA 127/BUSTEC 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 BUSTEC 126.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 29-Nov 03
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         16230 
Textbook


CISA 127    Outlook: Tools    1 Unit

Same As: BUSTEC 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, 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. CISA 126/BUSTEC 126 and CISA 127/BUSTEC 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 BUSTEC 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 04-Dec 14
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         16234 
Textbook


CISA 160    Project Management Techniques and Software    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12918 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 21    09:00AM-11:00AM Room RH160
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          16334 Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 21    09:00AM-11:00AM Room RH160
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 171    Introduction to Adobe Acrobat    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces Adobe Acrobat tools for creating, editing, reading, and printing Portable Document Format (PDF) documents. Topics include software navigation, converting other file types to PDF, and customizing output quality. Additional topics include modifying PDF files, placing documents on-line, adding digital signatures and security, creating presentations, manipulating graphics, and managing eBooks.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
Adove Acrobat 9.0 Professional
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online          14646 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 21    
02:00PM-04:00PM Room 125

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


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 is an introductory course in word processing. The 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. This course may be taken four times on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
WORD 2007
MW        10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          12032 
Textbook
MW        11:35AM-01:00PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2007
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          12036 Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-01:00PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2007
MW        02:00PM-03:25PM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          12028 Textbook
MW        03:35PM-05:00PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2007
Th        08:45AM-10:00AM LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Rm 125          12040 Textbook
WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais              TBA TBA                 12040 Textbook
Th        10:20AM-11:45AM LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Rm 125            
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais              TBA TBA                   
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
3.6 hours per week online

WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Snoke              ARC MAIN Online          13178 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Snoke              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 21    10:00AM-12:00PM Room 125
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          12044 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory online orientation for this class will be available three days prior to the start date. An eMail message will be sent to enrolled students prior to the orientation with specific access instructions.

WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          13342 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory online orientation for this class will be available three days prior to the start date. A student i-mail message will be sent to each student prior the orientation with specific access instructions.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
WORD 2007
MW        10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          12170 Textbook
MW        11:35AM-01:00PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12048 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, October 16    10:00AM-12:00PM Room 126
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          12052 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory online orientation for this class will be available three days prior to the start date. An eMail message will be sent to enrolled students prior to the orientation with specific access instructions.

WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          13396 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 306    Intermediate Word Processing    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 305 with grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of word processing with emphasis on applications for business documents and reports. In addition, this course includes desktop publishing techniques using word processing software, newsletter production, macro editing, complex document styles and commands, importing, linking and merging data from other applications into a word processing document. This course may be taken four times on a different software packaging or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12764 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Friday, October 15    07:00PM-09:00PM Room 126
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 308    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 21-Sep 28
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Rm 129          14422 
Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 29-Nov 03
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Rocha              ARC MAIN Rm 121          14016 Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 04-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          14024 Textbook
Orientation:    Friday, November 5    5:30PM-7:30PM    Rm 129
Orientation for this section is mandatory. 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 ; CISC 100 and the ability to touch type.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the use of electronic spreadsheet programs. It includes designing spreadsheets, developing formulas and functions for automatic calculations, developing "what if" models, and producing printed reports and charts. In addition, the course introduces 3-D cell referencing, various advanced look up and financial functions, and data filtering, and querying techniques. The course may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
EXCEL 2007
MW        07:30AM-08:55AM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Rm 125          12056 
Textbook
MW        09:05AM-10:30AM LAB M.Condos             ARC MAIN Rm 125            
EXCEL 2007
T         08:45AM-10:10AM LEC S.Merchant           ARC MAIN Rm 125          12060 Textbook
EXCEL 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Merchant            TBA TBA                 12060 Textbook
T         10:20AM-11:45AM LAB S.Merchant           ARC MAIN Rm 125            
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Merchant            TBA TBA                   
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
2.8 hours per week online

EXCEL 2007
TTh       02:00PM-03:25PM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          13864 Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-05:00PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
EXCEL 2007
Sa        08:00AM-10:50AM LEC T.Duffy              ARC MAIN Rm 126          12950 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-01:50PM LAB T.Duffy              ARC MAIN Rm 126            
EXCEL 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee             TBA TBA                 14440 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-08:45PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126            
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
3.4 hours per week online

EXCEL 2007
TTh       07:00PM-08:25PM LEC K.Maleky             Natomas Rm N102          14634 Textbook
TTh       08:35PM-10:00PM LAB K.Maleky             Natomas Rm N102            
EXCEL 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Salisbury          ARC MAIN Online          12830 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Salisbury          ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Salisbury          ARC MAIN Online          12562 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Salisbury          ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          13346 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation for this section is mandatory.

Orientation: Saturday, August 21 10:00AM-12:00PM Rm 128
Final: Friday, October 15 6:00pm-8:00pm Rm 128

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
EXCEL 2007
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          12064 Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-01:00PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
EXCEL 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee             TBA TBA                 15650 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee             TBA TBA                   
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
3.5 hours per week online

EXCEL 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          12634 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Saturday, October 16    10:00AM-12:00PM    Rm 152C
Final Exam: Saturday, December 11 10:00AM-12:00PM Rm 152C
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          13388 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, October 16    10:00AM-12:00PM Room 152B

Final Exam: Saturday, December 11 10:00M-12:00PM Rm 152B
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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. The course may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
EXCEL 2007
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Rm 128          14214 
Textbook
TTh       11:25AM-11:55AM LAB C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LAB C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Rm 152C           
Students enrolling in this section have the option of completing this class online

EXCEL 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online          12504 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 318    Exploring Spreadsheet Software    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 21-Sep 28
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          14026 
Textbook
Orientation:    Friday, August 20    5:30PM-7:30PM    Rm 129
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 29-Nov 03
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Rm 129          14428 Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 04-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Rocha              ARC MAIN Rm 121          14018 Textbook


CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management    1 Unit

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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
Access 2007
MW        12:00PM-12:30PM LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 128          12068 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee             TBA TBA                   
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
3.4 hours per week online

Access 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          12584 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Access 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          15152 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
Access 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          13400 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 322    Design and Development of Desktop Database Applications    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee             TBA TBA                 30311 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126            
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.3 hours per week online


CISA 330    Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 100, BUSTEC 100, and CISC 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of desktop publishing (DTP) and a major desktop publishing application program. It includes page layout skills needed to produce newsletters, brochures, flyers, reports, and marketing material on the computer. Additionally it covers importing graphics and text, using palette menus, layers, master pages, and working with graphic and text frames. This course may be taken four times for credit on different software packages or versions.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
Adobe InDesign CS 4
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          12080 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 color, 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. This course may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
Adobe InDesign CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          12084 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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. This course may be taken four times on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
PowerPoint 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Cotton             ARC MAIN Online          13164 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Cotton             ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Saturday, August 21    12:00PM- 2:00PM    Rm 128
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

PowerPoint 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Rocha              ARC MAIN Online          13350 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Rocha              ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Saturday, August 21    2:00PM-4:00PM    Rm 128
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
PowerPoint 2007
MW        01:15PM-02:40PM LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126          13186 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee             TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3 hours per week online

PowerPoint 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Quillici           ARC MAIN Online          13392 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Quillici           ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

PowerPoint 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Quillici           ARC MAIN Online          13872 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Quillici           ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010