Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISA 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: BUSTEC 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 BUSTEC 126.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 19-Sep 25
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11375 
Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   12932 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 300.1 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 BUSTEC 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11377 
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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Narvand            ARC MAIN Online          10753 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 19-Oct 11
WORD 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          10810 
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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

WORD 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          10606 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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
WORD 2016
MW        02:00PM-02:50PM LEC J.Duff               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    12368 Textbook
WORD 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Duff               ARC MAIN Online          12368 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LAB J.Duff               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Duff               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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

WORD 2016
TTh       07:00PM-08:25PM LEC W.Theiss             Off Campus Natomas N102  11915 Textbook
TTh       08:35PM-10:05PM LAB W.Theiss             Off Campus Natomas N102    
WORD 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Salisbury          ARC MAIN Online          10608 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Salisbury          ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

WORD 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Salisbury          ARC MAIN Online          10860 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Salisbury          ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 308    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This 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 19-Sep 25
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11796 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11020 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11023 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          13774 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 315    Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 100 or 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the basic concepts and applications of an electronic spreadsheet program, including organizing, creating, and modifying a spreadsheet. It presents the basics of entering data in a worksheet using columns and rows, labels, and values; completing worksheet calculations using formulas and functions; and producing professional looking charts. In addition, the course introduces formatting, sorting, querying, and multi-sheet management. It also introduces 3-D cell referencing, financial functions, "Goal Seek", "VLOOKUP", "What If", and decision-making.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
EXCEL 2016
MW        08:30AM-09:05AM LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    10610 
Textbook
EXCEL 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online          10610 Textbook
MW        09:05AM-09:55AM LAB C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Chapek             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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

EXCEL 2016
Sa        09:30AM-10:40AM LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    10762 Textbook
EXCEL 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          10762 Textbook
Sa        10:50AM-12:00PM LAB W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online            
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
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

EXCEL 2016
TTh       07:00PM-08:25PM LEC L.Reeves             Off Campus Natomas N102  12391 Textbook
TTh       08:35PM-10:05PM LAB L.Reeves             Off Campus Natomas N102    
EXCEL 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          10732 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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

EXCEL 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online          10862 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
EXCEL 2016
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    10612 Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-01:00PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
EXCEL 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          11283 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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

EXCEL 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          13771 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          11763 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 12-Dec 08
EXCEL 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          10681 
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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 19-Sep 25
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11024 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 26-Oct 30
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11096 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Oct 31-Dec 07
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11797 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
M         05:00PM-07:05PM LEC J.Duff               Off Campus Natomas N102  12712 Textbook


CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1 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 19-Oct 11
Access 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          10614 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Access 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          11214 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
Access 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          11798 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Access 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          10877 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 330    Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 100.1 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 other marketing material. Additionally, it covers importing and placing graphics and text, using layers, master pages, frames, creating graphics using the pen tool, and working with color both digitally and in print.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
Adobe InDesign CS6/CC
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          10616 
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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 19-Oct 11
PowerPoint 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          10864 
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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
PowerPoint 2016
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Cotton             ARC MAIN Online          10875 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Cotton             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 345    Technical Marketing Applications    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of online tactical marketing tools. It includes Search Engine Optimization (SEO), analytic tools, web building and blog applications, email marketing, and other technical marketing tools.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          12874 
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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


CISA 346    Social Media Applications    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces using a variety of social media applications and content platforms for marketing both small and large businesses. It includes popular applications for online social networking services, microblogging, visual bookmark boards, video-sharing websites, photoshare sites, and online image editing. It also includes tracking social media, apps and integration, link building and monetization.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          12876 
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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 2, 2017