Fall 2011 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 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 BUSTEC 126.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 28-Nov 02
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         15154 
Textbook


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
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 BUSTEC 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 03-Dec 13
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         15158 
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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12520 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further 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 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: Five Week - Second, Sep 28-Nov 02
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          12748 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, September 28    7:30PM-9:00PM Room 152B
Final Exam: Saturday, October 29 10:00AM-12:00PM Room 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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
WORD 2010
MW        10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          11828 Textbook
MW        11:35AM-01:05PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2010
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          11832 Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-01:05PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2010
MW        02:00PM-03:25PM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          11824 Textbook
MW        03:35PM-05:05PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          11840 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

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          29974 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          12892 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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
WORD 2010
MW        10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          11960 Textbook
MW        11:35AM-01:05PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          11844 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

WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          11848 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

WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          12944 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Saturday, October 15    10:00AM-12:00PM    Rm 128
Final Exam: Saturday, December 10 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


CISA 306    Intermediate Word Processing    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 305 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 CISA 305 with an 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 for credit on a different software or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12390 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos             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 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 - Second, Sep 28-Nov 02
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Rm 129          13456 
Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 03-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          13464 Textbook
Orientation:    Friday, November 4    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: Five Week - First, Aug 20-Sep 27
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          12442 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             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 - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
EXCEL 2010
MW        08:30AM-09:05AM LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Rm 125          11852 Textbook
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos              TBA TBA                 11852 Textbook
MW        09:15AM-10:05AM LAB M.Condos              TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos              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

EXCEL 2010
T         08:45AM-10:10AM LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Rm 125          11856 Textbook
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles              TBA TBA                 11856 Textbook
T         10:20AM-11:45AM LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Rm 125            
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles              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 2010
Sa        08:00AM-10:50AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          12550 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-01:50PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee             TBA TBA                 13808 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 2010
TTh       07:00PM-08:25PM LEC C.Stokes             Off Campus Natomas N102  13970 Textbook
TTh       08:35PM-10:00PM LAB C.Stokes             Off Campus Natomas N102    
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          12244 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             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 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          12896 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             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 15-Dec 09
EXCEL 2010
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          11860 Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-01:00PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          14766 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos             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 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          12290 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Salisbury          ARC MAIN Online          29976 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

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Cotton             ARC MAIN Online          29978 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Cotton             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 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 15-Dec 09
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          13628 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC 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 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12196 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos             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 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 20-Sep 27
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          13466 
Textbook
Orientation:    Friday, August 19    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 28-Nov 02
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          13796 Textbook
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 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 20-Oct 14
Access 2010
MW        12:00PM-12:30PM LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 128          11864 
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 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          12262 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 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          14394 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 15-Dec 09
Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          12948 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee             TBA TBA                 16026 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126            
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
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 20-Oct 14
Adobe InDesign CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11876 
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 15-Dec 09
Adobe InDesign CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11880 
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 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 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          29622 
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

PowerPoint 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          12900 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             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 15-Dec 09
PowerPoint 2010
MW        01:15PM-02:40PM LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126          12756 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee             TBA TBA                   
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
3 hours per week online

PowerPoint 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          12940 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB I.Sabzevary          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 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011