Fall 2011 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 15-Dec 09
MW        08:00AM-09:15AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125          12476 
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MW        09:25AM-11:25AM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12476 will receive 1 - 2 units.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-01:40PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 123          14458 Textbook
TTh       01:50PM-02:50PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          14462 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Friday, August 26    08:00AM-9:30AM    Rm 122
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

MW        03:30PM-04:10PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123          29958 Textbook
MW        04:10PM-05:30PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Bell               ARC MAIN Rm 122          12486 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB K.Bell               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 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          11896 
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TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation    
Final Exam: Saturday, October 15 8:00AM-9:30AM 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 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          16012 
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Orientation:    Saturday, October 15    10:00AM-12:00PM    Rm 121
Final Exam:    Saturday, December 10    8:00AM-12:00PM    Rm 154 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          12508 
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Mandatory Orientation:    Friday, August 26    05:30PM-07:30PM    Rm 122
Presentation:    Friday, September 30; December 9 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 20-Oct 14
MTWTh     08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 121          15260 
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MTWTh     09:00AM-10:40AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122          15260 Textbook
MTWTh     10:50AM-12:10PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122            

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
MTWTh     08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 121          11900 Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:40AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122          11900 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 understanding and navigating the Outlook environment, creating and sending e-mail, managing Outlook contacts, using an electronic calendar, and creating tasks and to-do items. BUSTEC 126/CISA 126 and BUSTEC 127/CISA 127 taken together are considered sufficient preparation to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist certification for the Microsoft Outlook application and the communications portion of the International Computer DriverÔs License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have taken CISA 126.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 28-Nov 02
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         15152 
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BUSTEC 127    Outlook: Tools    1 Unit

Same As: CISA 127
Prerequisite: BUSTEC 126 or CISA 126 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUSTEC 300
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This Outlook course presents the communication tools beyond basic e-mail. Topics include working with multiple e-mail accounts, using rules and folders, incorporating advanced calendar and contact features, setting up folder sharing and delegates, and customizing Outlook. In addition, the course covers the integration of Outlook with other applications within the Microsoft Office suite. Additionally, BUSTEC 126/CISA 126 and BUSTEC 127/CISA 127 taken together are considered sufficient preparation to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist certification for the Microsoft Outlook application and the communications portion of the International Computer Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have taken CISA 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 03-Dec 13
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         15156 
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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 15-Dec 09
MW        08:00AM-09:15AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125          12496 
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MW        09:25AM-11:25AM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12496 will receive 1 - 2 units.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:00PM-01:40PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 123          11816 Textbook
TTh       01:50PM-02:50PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11816 will receive 1 - 2 units.

MW        01:00PM-01:40PM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 122          11812 Textbook
MW        01:50PM-02:50PM LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11812 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 122          12500 Textbook
TTh       06:30PM-07:50PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
MW        03:30PM-04:10PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123          29960 Textbook
MW        04:10PM-05:30PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Bell               ARC MAIN Rm 122          12504 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB K.Bell               ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12504 will receive 1 - 3 units.

TBA       TBA             LEC E.Pate               ARC MAIN Online          11820 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Pate               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, August 17    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Lecture/Eval:    Friday, September 23    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Lecture/Eval:    Friday, October 28    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Final Eval:     Friday, December 2    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 20-Sep 27
MW        08:00AM-09:30AM LEC D.Orsburn            ARC MAIN Rm 128          11810 
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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 20-Dec 15
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12512 
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TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 20    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 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011