Fall 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISW 300    Web Publishing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to publishing on the World Wide Web. Topics include creating web pages with the Hyper Text Markup Languages (HTML), organizing a series of pages into a web site, and uploading web pages to a server. The course makes extensive use of the computer tools necessary to insert HTML tags, create images, and view web documents. It takes beginning web designers through the process of designing, building, and publishing a working web site.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Rm 129          10730 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Rm 152C           
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128          10729 Textbook
T         07:00PM-09:50PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 152C           


CISW 304    Cascading Style Sheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISW 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course continues the study of technical aspects of standards-based Web design for experienced students and Web professionals. Topics include the separation of content from presentation, dynamic user interaction, and designing for alternative devices using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in combination with Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML).

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          12515 
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


CISW 310    Advanced Web Publishing    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISW 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds upon previous web publishing concepts and study. The primary focus of this course is the systematic development of interactive web sites. Topics include cascading style sheets, dynamic HTML, forms, client-side scripting with JavaScript, Common Gateway Interface (CGI) scripting with Perl, and web-database interactivity.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          11042 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISW 321    Web Site Development using Dreamweaver    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305 and CISW 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the use of Dreamweaver, a visual Web-authoring tool, to develop and implement Web sites. The topics covered include creating Web pages that contain text, images, links, tables, forms, Cascading Style Sheets, and image maps, as well as how to enhance Web pages with Flash elements and built-in scripting languages. Additional topics include developing effective Web site structures, using Web site management tools, Web site documentation, making global updates to a Web site, and using advanced Dreamweaver features. This course can be taken for credit a total of 4 times on different platforms or software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Th        12:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Rm 128          19465 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
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
3.4 hours per week online

F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC A.Grueneberger       Off Campus Natomas N103  12997 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online            
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
3.4 hours per week online

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          12931 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


CISW 350    Imaging for the Web    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 306 or CISW 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course takes an in-depth look at graphics for the Web. Industry standard graphic software is used to technically develop original graphics as well as to manipulate found imagery. Topics include understanding Web file formats, compressing graphics for use on the Web, editing and enhancing graphics, extracting elements, and using layers. It also covers creating buttons and intuitive navigational elements, making background textures and images, and simple animation/video. It may be taken two times for credit on different platforms or software versions.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
Adobe Photoshop CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11796 
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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
Adobe Photoshop CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11127 Textbook
T         12:00PM-01:50PM LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Rm 128            
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


CISW 360    Beginning Flash    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 324, CISW 300, and CISW 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the design and the development of Flash-based interactive web sites and applications. Topics include the creation of simple vector-based graphics, buttons, animation and movies, and the integration of sound, raster graphics, and video. This course can be taken for credit a total of 4 times on different platforms or software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Adobe Flash CS5
W         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128          13006 
Textbook
Adobe Flash CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          13006 Textbook
W         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online            
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
3.6 hours per week online


CISW 410    Middleware Web Scripting    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISW 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISP 300 and CISW 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the creation of interactive web sites using a middleware scripting environment such as PHP or Active Server Pages (ASP). Topics include core features of the middleware scripting language, embedding server commands in HTML pages, control structures, functions, arrays, form validations, cookies, environmental variables, email applications, and database-driven web applications. This course may be taken twice using different middleware web scripting environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
PHP and Mysql
Th        05:00PM-06:50PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128          11800 
Textbook
PHP and Mysql
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          11800 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-07:45PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 152C           
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online            
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
2.6 hours per week online

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012