Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISP 300    Algorithm Design/Problem Solving    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 310
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces methods for solving typical computer problems through algorithm design. Topics include assessing and analyzing computer problems in a top-down, divide-and-conquer approach that leads to a programming solution. It also covers programming plans and detailed design documents from which source code versions of programs are created.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Rm 121          11695 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Rm 121          10960 Textbook
MW        08:25PM-09:45PM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Rm 157          11035 Textbook


CISP 310    Assembly Language Programming for Microcomputers    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 360 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the architecture of microcomputers that use the Intel microprocessor. Topics include machine and assembly language, keyboard and screen manipulation, binary and binary coded decimal (BCD) arithmetic, American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) and binary conversion, table processing, macros, and subroutines. Machine language programs are traced as an aid to debugging.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Rm 129          10823 
Textbook
TTh       08:30PM-09:50PM LAB T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Rm 126            


CISP 350    Database Programming    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISA 320 and CISC 310
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in Structured Query Language (SQL) database programming. Topics include database normalization, subqueries, joins, import/export, privileges, and Procedural Language (PL)/SQL programming.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Oracle
MW        07:40PM-08:05PM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Rm 157          10918 
Textbook
Oracle
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          10918 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-07:40PM LAB I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Rm 157            
TBA       TBA             LAB I.Sabzevary          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
3.1 hours per week online


CISP 360    Introduction to Structured Programming    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 300, 320, or 370 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to structured programming and objects. Topics include program design, documentation, testing, and debugging, as well as data representation, data types, variables, constants, and operators. It also includes control structures, interactive and file input/output, standard libraries, arrays, pointers, methods (functions), classes and objects.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
C/C++
MW        05:20PM-06:10PM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Rm 121          10961 
Textbook
C/C++
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          10961 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-06:40PM LAB I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Rm 152B           
TBA       TBA             LAB I.Sabzevary          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
2 hours per week online

C/C++
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          10963 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:15PM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Rm 125            
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              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
3.8 hours per week online


CISP 370    Beginning Visual Basic    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 310 and CISP 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory programming course covering the development of Windows-based desktop applications using Visual Basic .NET (VB .Net). Topics include best practices for Graphical User Interface (GUI) design, use of the Visual Studio .NET development software, organizing code into procedures and modules, calculation techniques, input data validation, file input and output, variable scope, arrays, and multiple-window applications. This course is designed for those who want a strong foundation in building GUI applications. It may be taken four times for credit with different versions of the VB .Net language.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Visual Basic .NET 2010
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Rm 121          10825 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Irvine             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
3.4 hours per week online

Visual Basic .NET 2010
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Rm 129          10965 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Rm 152C           


CISP 400    Object Oriented Programming with C++    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISC 323
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the C++ programming language and object-oriented programming in the Linux/UNIX environment. Topics include program analysis and design, encapsulation, overloading, classes, inheritance, virtual functions, polymorphism, templates, exception handling, and the standard template library. In addition, basic Linux/UNIX commands and make files are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Rm 129          10821 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Fox                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
3.4 hours per week online


CISP 440    Discrete Structures for Computer Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 370 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: CISP 430
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area B4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the essential discrete structures used in Computer Science, with emphasis on their applications. Topics covered include elementary formal logic and set theory, elementary combinatorics, recursive programming and algorithm analysis, finite state machines and formal languages, digital logic and switching, combinatorial circuits, and computer arithmetic.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Rm 129          19341 
Textbook


CISP 453    Introduction to Systems Programming in UNIX    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 310, 360, and 430 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: CISC 323
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the features of the C language commonly used in systems programming, and the application of those features to systems programming in a Linux/UNIX environment. Topics include C preprocessor macros, input/output, bit-manipulation facilities; timesharing system concepts; shell script programming; make files and source code control; basic system calls including fork and exec; pointers and dynamic memory allocation; libraries; and relocation and linking concepts including assembler handling of symbol tables.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Rm 129          20729 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Rm 152C           

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012