Fall 2016 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 20-Oct 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12753 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 25.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12765 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 18.
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 20-Oct 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12755 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 25.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12767 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 18.
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 20-Oct 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12757 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 25.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12769 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 18.
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 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the numeric keypad and alphanumeric data entry. Course content focuses on developing proper 10-key technique, 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 - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Online          12616 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation    
Final Exam: Friday, December 9 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 300.3 with a grade of "C" or better
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 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          11614 
Textbook
Orientation:    Friday, October 14 10:00AM-12:00PM    Rm 121
Final Exam:    Friday, December 16 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 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: CISA 126
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces Microsoft Outlook, the industry-leading personal information management software. Topics include understanding and navigating the Outlook environment, creating and sending email, using email special features, 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 completed CISA 126.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 20-Sep 26
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11470 
Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 01-Dec 08
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   13403 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 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course presents the advanced personal information management tools in Outlook. Topics include working with multiple email accounts, using rules and folders, incorporating advanced calendar and contact features, collaborating using sharing and delegate features, and customizing the Outlook user interface. In addition, the course covers the integration of Outlook with other applications in 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 completed CISA 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 27-Oct 31
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11472 
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 20-Oct 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12759 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            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.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          12751 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, September 1.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13045 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM LAB R.Nordell            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.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13047 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 20.
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 - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13049 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            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.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13051 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, September 1.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12771 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM LAB R.Nordell            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.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          12761 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 20.
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 - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13053 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            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.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13055 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, September 1.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12773 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM LAB R.Nordell            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.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          12763 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, October 20.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 305    Business Technology Essentials    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the integration of technology and administrative skills in a business environment. Topics include hardware and software; electronic, voice, and fax communications; electronic calendars; internet resources; digital copiers and scanners; and the virtual office. This is an introductory course recommended for all business students.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 27-Oct 31
M         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    18965 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Online          18965 Textbook
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


BUSTEC 310    Introduction to Word/Information Processing    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 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 20-Dec 15
WORD 2013
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          10783 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, August 25.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016