Fall 2012 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 20-Dec 14
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125          11036 
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MW        09:30AM-11:35AM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12036 will receive 1 - 2 units.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:00PM-01:40PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 123          11818 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11818 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          11820 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Friday, August 31    08:00AM-9:30AM    Rm 122
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Student enrolled in 111820 will receive 1 - 3 units.

MW        06:00PM-06:40PM LEC K.Bell               ARC MAIN Rm 122          11040 Textbook
MW        06:50PM-07:55PM LAB K.Bell               ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11040 will receive 1 - 2 units.


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 25-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          10827 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation    
Final Exam: Saturday, October 20 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 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          12427 
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Orientation:    Saturday, October 20    10:00AM-12:00PM    Rm 121
Final Exam:    Saturday, December 15    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 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          11051 
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Mandatory Orientation:    Friday, August 31    05:30PM-07:30PM    Rm 122
Presentation: Friday, October 5; December 14 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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 121          12114 
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MW        09:00AM-10:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122          12114 Textbook
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122            
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 121          10829 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122          10829 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM 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 Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have taken CISA 126.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Oct 03-Nov 07
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         12077 
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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 08-Dec 18
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         12079 
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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 20-Dec 14
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125          11045 
Textbook
MW        09:30AM-11:35AM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 125            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 111045 will receive 1 - 2 units.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:00PM-01:40PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 123          10793 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10793 will receive 1 - 2 units.

MW        01:00PM-01:40PM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 122          10791 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:30PM LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10791 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TTh       05:30PM-06:10PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 122          11047 Textbook
TTh       06:20PM-07:25PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11047 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TTh       03:30PM-04:10PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123          13288 Textbook
TTh       04:20PM-05:25PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 13288 will receive 1 - 2 units.

MW        06:00PM-06:40PM LEC K.Bell               ARC MAIN Rm 122          11049 Textbook
MW        06:50PM-07:55PM LAB K.Bell               ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11049 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          18888 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, August 22    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Lecture/Eval:    Friday, September 28    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Lecture/Eval:    Friday, October 26    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Final Eval:     Friday, December 7    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Student enrolled in 18888 will receive 1 - 3 units.


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 25-Oct 02
MW        08:00AM-09:30AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 128          10790 
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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 25-Dec 20
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          11052 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 25    9:00AM-10:30AM Room 154
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012