Fall 2013 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: Other Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:00PM-01:40PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    11729 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11729 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          11731 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Friday, August 30    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 111731 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 24-Oct 18
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          10792 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation    
Final Exam: Friday, October 18 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 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 24-Dec 19
MTWTh     08:00AM-09:20AM LEC H.Fuller              TBA TBA                 10794 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:20AM-10:05AM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
MTWTh     10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    11996 Textbook
MTWTh     11:50AM-12:35PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 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 02-Nov 06
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    11962 
Textbook


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 07-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    11964 
Textbook


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 - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
MW        05:30PM-06:10PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    10995 
Textbook
MW        06:10PM-07:05PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10995 will receive 1 unit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MW        05:30PM-06:10PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    19290 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-07:05PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Student enrolled in 19290 will receive 1 unit

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:00PM-01:40PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    10763 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10763 will receive 1 - 2 units.

MW        01:00PM-01:40PM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    10761 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:30PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10761 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          12864 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, August 21    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Lecture/Eval:    Friday, September 27    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Lecture/Eval:    Friday, October 25    05:00PM-07:00PM    Rm 122
Final Eval:     Friday, December 6    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 12864 will receive 1 - 2 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 24-Oct 01
MW        09:00AM-10:30AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    10760 
Textbook


BUSTEC 310    Introduction to Word/Information Processing    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, and other business-related documents. It emphasizes formatting and document production techniques to produce professional business documents used in today's workplace. Intermediate and advanced word processing topics include tables, columns, themes and styles, merge, graphics, macros, collaboration, and templates.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
WORD 2013
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          11000 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, August 24    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 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013