Spring 2012 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: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        03:30PM-04:10PM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 123          20797 
Textbook
MW        04:10PM-05:15PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 20797 will receive 1 - 2 units.

MW        06:00PM-06:40PM LEC H.Keene              ARC MAIN Rm 123          11062 Textbook
MW        06:40PM-07:45PM LAB H.Keene              ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11062 will receive 1 - 2 units.

MW        07:30PM-08:05PM LEC K.Bell               Off Campus Natomas N102  11796 Textbook
MW        08:05PM-09:10PM LAB K.Bell               Off Campus Natomas N102    
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11796 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          11764 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:     Friday, January 20    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 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Keene              ARC MAIN Online          10829 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Keene              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation:    
Final:    Saturday, March 10    01:00PM-02:30PM Rm 125

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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online          10831 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, March 10    1:30pm-3:30pm Rm 122
Final:    Saturday, May 12    01:30PM-03:00PM 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 14-Mar 12
MTWTh     08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 121          10833 
Textbook
MTWTh     08:50AM-10:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122          10833 Textbook
MTWTh     11:00AM-12:25PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 122            
NOTE: Enrollment in 10833 requires attendance during all scheduled lab and lecture times indicated above.


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 DriverÔs License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have taken CISA 126.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 14-Feb 22
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         11631 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
Th        06:30PM-08:35PM LEC R.Nordell            Off Campus Natomas N102  12263 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 - Second, Feb 23-Mar 30
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         12065 
Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
Th        06:30PM-08:35PM LEC R.Nordell            Off Campus Natomas N102  12044 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 13-May 10
TTh       11:00AM-11:35AM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123          12195 
Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-12:05PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12195 will receive 1 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:45PM-01:25PM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 123          10785 Textbook
MW        01:25PM-02:30PM LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10785 will receive 1-2 units.

TTh       03:30PM-04:10PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123          20031 Textbook
TTh       04:10PM-05:15PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 20031 will receive 1-2 units.

TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 123          10787 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10787 will receive 1 - 3 units.

MW        03:30PM-04:10PM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 123          20799 Textbook
MW        04:10PM-05:15PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 20799 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TTh       06:00PM-06:40PM LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123          11066 Textbook
TTh       06:40PM-07:45PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11066 will receive 1 - 2 units.

MW        06:00PM-06:40PM LEC H.Keene              ARC MAIN Rm 123          12478 Textbook
MW        06:40PM-07:45PM LAB H.Keene              ARC MAIN Rm 123            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12478 will receive 1-2 units.

MW        07:30PM-08:05PM LEC K.Bell               Off Campus Natomas N102  11742 Textbook
MW        08:05PM-09:10PM LAB K.Bell               Off Campus Natomas N102    
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11742 will receive 1-2 units.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          10789 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, January 11    05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 122
Lecture:    Friday, February 10    05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 125
Evaluation:    Friday, March 23    05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 122
Final:    Friday, May 4    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 - Third, Apr 09-May 14
MW        08:30AM-10:00AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 125          11902 
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 14-May 16
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          11069 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, January 14    9:00AM-10:30AM    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 13-May 10
F         08:00AM-10:10AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 126          11424 
Textbook
F         10:20AM-12:30PM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 126          11424 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 14-May 16
Microsoft Office 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          11974 
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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          19656 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012