Spring 2010 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        08:00AM-09:10AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 123          27719 
Textbook
MW        09:20AM-11:45AM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 123            

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30PM-08:05PM LEC K.Bell               Natomas Natomas N102     27107 Textbook
MW        08:15PM-09:20PM LAB K.Bell               Natomas Natomas N102       
TTh       06:30PM-07:15PM LEC C.Sabeh              ARC MAIN Rm 123          25057 Textbook
TTh       07:25PM-08:35PM LAB C.Sabeh              ARC MAIN Rm 123            



TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          27003 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:     Friday, January 22    08:00AM-09:30AM    Room 122
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, Jan 16-Mar 15
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online          24375 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, January 16    01:00PM-02:30PM Rm 122
Final:    Saturday, March 13    01:00PM-02:30PM Rm 122

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online          24379 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, March 13    2:30pm-4:00pm Rm 122
Final:    Saturday, May 8    01:00PM-02:30PM Rm 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
MTWTh     08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 121          24383 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122          24383 Textbook
MTWTh     11:00AM-12:25PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 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 e-mail, creating and managing contacts in the address book, and accessing files and folders. The skills and topics needed to pass the International Computer Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication communications portion of the ICDL exam are covered. Additionally, BUSTEC 126/CISA 126 and BUSTEC 127/CISA 127 taken together are considered sufficient preparation to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist certification objectives for the Microsoft Outlook application. This course is not open to students who have taken CISA 126.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 25-Apr 10
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         26605 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
Th        06:30PM-08:35PM LEC R.Nordell            Natomas Natomas N102     28747 Textbook


BUSTEC 127    Outlook: Tools    1 Unit

Same As: CISA 127
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This Outlook course presents the communication tools beyond basic email. Topics include calendar and scheduling, recording tasks and notes, shared folders, 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 objectives for the Microsoft Outlook application. This course is not open to students who have taken CISA 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 12-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         27953 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
Th        06:30PM-08:35PM LEC R.Nordell            Natomas Natomas N102     27879 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 - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MW        08:00AM-09:10AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 123          27715 
Textbook
MW        09:20AM-11:45AM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 123            
TTh       11:15AM-11:50AM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123          28539 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:05PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
TTh       09:00AM-09:35AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 122          29341 Textbook
TTh       09:45AM-11:00AM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 122            

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:30PM-01:20PM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 123          24275 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 123            
TTh       01:30PM-02:15PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 122          24279 Textbook
TTh       02:25PM-03:35PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
Sa        08:30AM-09:45AM LEC D.Orsburn            ARC MAIN Rm 122          24387 Textbook
Sa        09:55AM-12:00PM LAB D.Orsburn            ARC MAIN Rm 122            
MW        07:30PM-08:05PM LEC K.Bell               Natomas Natomas N102     26941 Textbook
MW        08:15PM-09:20PM LAB K.Bell               Natomas Natomas N102       
TTh       06:30PM-07:15PM LEC C.Sabeh              ARC MAIN Rm 123          25065 Textbook
TTh       07:25PM-08:35PM LAB C.Sabeh              ARC MAIN Rm 123            
MW        05:30PM-06:20PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123          29817 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-07:50PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123            



TBA       TBA             LEC E.Pate               ARC MAIN Online          24283 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Pate               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, January 13    05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 122
Lecture:    Friday, February 19    05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 122
Evaluation:    Friday, March 26    05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 122
Final:    Friday, May 7    05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 122

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


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, Jan 16-Feb 24
MW        10:30AM-12:00PM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 152D         27485 
Textbook


BUSTEC 310    Introduction to Word/Information Processing    1-3 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, Internet documents, and other business-related documents. Related topics include integrated office applications, macros, managing multiple-user documents, and e-mail. This course is divided into three one-unit modules. Units earned in this course are based on modules successfully completed. This course may be taken four times on different modules or software packages/versions for a maximum of six units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Word 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          25071 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, January 16    10:30AM-12:00PM    Rm 129
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 313    Presentations for the Business Professional    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUS 310; CISA 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course develops business presentation skills indispensable in today's job market. Topics include data evaluation, content planning and organizing, visual aid development, and methods of presentation. Strategies for interviews, meetings, training, and group presentations typically found in a business environment are explored.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
F         08:00AM-12:20PM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 125          26009 
Textbook


BUSTEC 332    Integrated Business Projects    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 110 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: BUSTEC 310; CISA 310; CISA 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course integrates office administration skills using the Microsoft Office suite. Course content integrates word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation and communication software to create, format, revise, share, and maintain business documents and data. Hands-on business projects are based on current office systems and incorporate problem-solving skills and real world business simulations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Microsoft Office 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          27703 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


BUSTEC 350    Virtual Office Careers and Technologies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores careers in the virtual office and identifies techniques and technologies needed by virtual office workers. Specific topics include types of virtual offices, technologies and skills needed in a virtual office, ways to establish and manage a virtual office, effective communication, and job opportunities. This course also examines issues for career preparation in a virtual environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          27705 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010