Fall 2013 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 Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have taken BUSTEC 126.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Oct 02-Nov 06
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    11963 
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 07-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    11965 
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 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          11004 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          20133 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
WORD2013
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    10768 
Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-01:05PM LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
WORD2013
MW        02:00PM-03:25PM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    10765 Textbook
MW        03:35PM-05:05PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          11097 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

WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          10770 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

WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12808 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

WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          11158 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

WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12867 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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          10767 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

WORD2013
TTh       07:00PM-08:25PM LEC L.Reeves             Off Campus Natomas N102  13185 Textbook
TTh       08:35PM-10:05PM LAB L.Reeves             Off Campus Natomas N102    
WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          10772 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

WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          11180 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 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          10947 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             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 - First, Aug 24-Oct 01
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          12869 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Oct 02-Nov 06
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11381 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 07-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11384 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
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.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 01
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          10970 
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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
EXCEL2013
MW        08:30AM-09:05AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    10776 Textbook
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          10776 Textbook
MW        09:05AM-09:55AM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             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
4 hours per week online

EXCEL2013
Sa        08:00AM-10:50AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    11016 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-01:50PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          11512 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-08:50PM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 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

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          10899 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
Final Exam: Saturday, October 19 10:00AM - 12:00PM Rm152C
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          11160 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 19-Dec 13
EXCEL2013
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    10778 Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-01:00PM LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          11815 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          10917 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12812 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

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          12870 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


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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11447 
Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 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 3.9 hours per week online

EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          10881 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


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 24-Oct 01
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11385 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Oct 02-Nov 06
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11506 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 07-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          12872 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
Access2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          10780 
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

Access2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11708 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 19-Dec 13
Access2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          12873 Textbook
W         06:10PM-07:20PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            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
5.3 hours per week online

Access2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11182 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
ACCESS2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          12271 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            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
3.3 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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
Adobe InDesign CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          10784 
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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          18700 
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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
PowerPoint2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          11162 
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 19-Dec 13
PowerPoint2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11101 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            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
3.8ours per week online

PowerPoint2013
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          11178 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

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013