Fall 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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BUSTEC 100.1    Keyboarding Skills: Beginning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course helps students improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on a computerized assessment of computer keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the first module of BUSTEC 100. This course is for students who know how to correctly touch type and want to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Students who want to learn to correctly touch type should take BUSTEC 300.1. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell             TBA TBA                 19711 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Merchant            TBA TBA                 19695 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-07:15PM LAB S.Merchant           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19703 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, September 2.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell             TBA TBA                 19751 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19741 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 21.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 100.2    Keyboarding Skills: Intermediate    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 100.1
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course helps students improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy and builds upon the skills learned in BUSTEC 100.1. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on a computerized assessment of computer keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the second module of BUSTEC 100. This course is for students who know how to correctly touch type and want to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell             TBA TBA                 19714 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Merchant            TBA TBA                 19697 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-07:15PM LAB S.Merchant           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19705 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, September 2.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell             TBA TBA                 19753 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19743 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 21.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 100.3    Keyboarding Skills: Advanced    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 100.2
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course helps students improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy and builds upon the skills learned in BUSTEC 100.2. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on a computerized assessment of computer keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the third module of BUSTEC 100. This course is for students who know how to correctly touch type and want to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell             TBA TBA                 19716 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Merchant            TBA TBA                 19699 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-07:15PM LAB S.Merchant           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19707 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, September 2.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell             TBA TBA                 19755 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19745 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 21.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          10754 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation    
Final Exam: Friday, October 17 8:00AM-9:30AM Room 122

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online          18986 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation    
Final Exam: Friday, December 12 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 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          11927 
Textbook
Orientation:    Friday, October 1710:00AM-12:00PM    Rm 121
Final Exam:    Friday, December 12 8:00AM-12:00PM Rm121
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 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 23-Dec 18
MTWTh     10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    11772 
Textbook
MTWTh     11:50AM-12:35PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Select from one of the lec/lab combinations:
Section I 8:00am-10:05am
Section II 10:30am-12:35pm


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, Sep 30-Nov 03
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11747 
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 04-Dec 11
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11749 
Textbook


BUSTEC 300.1    Keyboarding/Applications: Beginning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces touch typing of alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys. It covers keyboarding techniques, speed-and-accuracy development, and essential computer-keyboarding information. This course is specifically designed for the beginning typist as well as those who have been typing for a long time using improper technique. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the first module of BUSTEC 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell             TBA TBA                 19709 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Merchant            TBA TBA                 19693 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-07:15PM LAB S.Merchant           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19701 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, September 2.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 300.2    Keyboarding/Applications: Document Formatting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides beginning to intermediate document formatting and skill development for academic, employment, personal, and businesses purposes. This course builds upon skills learned in BUSTEC 300.1 to provide students with additional computer keyboarding skills in the creation and modification of word processing documents. It covers use of an office-level word processing program to create and format business correspondence, academic reports, business reports, and tables. English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proofreading are reinforced throughout. Timed writing tests are used to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the second module of BUSTEC 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell             TBA TBA                 19747 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19737 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 21.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 300.3    Keyboarding/Applications: Advanced Document Formatting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.2 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides advanced skill development of documents for business, academic, employment, or personal use. This course builds on skills learned in BUSTEC 300.2. This course includes enhancing proofreading proficiency, reinforcing communication skills, increasing speed and accuracy, and using features of a current office-level word processing program to create a variety of business documents with advanced formatting. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the third module of BUSTEC 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell             TBA TBA                 19749 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19739 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 21.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 23-Dec 18
WORD 2013
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          10930 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, August 26.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014