Spring 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISA 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: BUSTEC 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 Driver's License (ICDL) Module 7: Information and Communication. This course is not open to students who have taken BUSTEC 126.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 19-Feb 27
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         11806 
Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 28-Apr 10
Th        06:30PM-09:40PM LEC R.Nordell            Off Campus Natomas N102  11875 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
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 BUSTEC 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 28-Apr 10
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Rm 152D         11805 
Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 11-May 15
Th        06:30PM-09:40PM LEC R.Nordell            Off Campus Natomas N102  11710 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, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          10924 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



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. This course may be taken four times on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 19-Feb 27
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          12419 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
Final: Tuesday, February 26 7:00PM-9:00PM Rm 152B
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
WORD 2010
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          10682 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2010
MW        02:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          10680 Textbook
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          10680 Textbook
MW        02:50PM-03:30PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             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

WORD 2010
T         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Rm 126          10684 Textbook
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          10684 Textbook
T         06:30PM-07:40PM LAB W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Theiss             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
4.4 hours per week online

WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          10989 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

WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          10686 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

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
WORD 2010
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 128          10739 Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
WORD 2010
TTh       09:00AM-09:40AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 128          12423 Textbook
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          12423 Textbook
TTh       09:40AM-10:20AM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             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
3.6 hours per week online

WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          10688 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

WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          10690 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

WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          11052 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



CISA 306    Intermediate Word Processing    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 305 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 CISA 305 with an emphasis on applications for business documents and reports. In addition, this course includes desktop publishing techniques using word processing software, newsletter production, macro editing, complex document styles and commands, importing, linking and merging data from other applications into a word processing document. This course may be taken four times for credit on a different software or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          10884 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



CISA 308    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The 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 - Second, Feb 28-Apr 10
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          13229 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11243 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11241 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



CISA 315    Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 100 or 300 ; CISC 100 and the ability to touch type.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the use of electronic spreadsheet programs. It includes designing spreadsheets, developing formulas and functions for automatic calculations, developing "what if" models, and producing printed reports and charts. In addition, the course introduces 3-D cell referencing, various advanced look up and financial functions, and data filtering, and querying techniques. The course may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 28-Apr 10
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          12421 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
EXCEL 2010
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Rm 128          10692 Textbook
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          10692 Textbook
TTh       10:50AM-11:25AM LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             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
3.3 hours per week online

EXCEL 2010
TTh       02:00PM-03:25PM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 128          11221 Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:50PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          10899 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos             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 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          11590 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          11039 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          10694 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee             TBA TBA                   
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
4 hours per week online

EXCEL 2010
TTh       10:00AM-11:25AM LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Rm 126          11798 Textbook
TTh       11:35AM-12:55PM LAB C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          10849 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             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 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          11050 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

EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          12295 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



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. The course may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online          18851 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Condos             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



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 - Third, Apr 11-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          13230 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11325 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          11763 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300 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. It may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          10696 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            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
2.5 hours per week online

Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          10698 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11734 Textbook
W         06:00PM-07:45PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            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
4.8 hours per week online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          10843 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11054 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



CISA 322    Design and Development of Desktop Database Applications    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers strategies for the design and development of desktop database applications. Topics include database objects, data types, data integrity, relational tables, joins, relationships, domain constraints, complex queries, forms, reports, sharing data with other applications, and data maintenance. It may be taken three times for credit with a different version of the software.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
ACCESS 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          12427 
Textbook
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            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
3.6 hours per week online



CISA 330    Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 100, BUSTEC 100, 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 marketing material on the computer. Additionally it covers importing graphics and text, using palette menus, layers, master pages, and working with graphic and text frames. This course may be taken four times for credit on different software packages or versions.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
Adobe InDesign CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          10704 
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



CISA 331    Intermediate Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISA 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUS 100
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course builds upon previous desktop publishing software concepts and study. Topics include working with color, applying styles, importing and linking graphics, tabs and tables, and working with transparency effects. It also covers producing long documents and book features, output and exporting to PDF format, and creating interactive documents for online use. This course may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
Adobe InDesign CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          18853 
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



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. This course may be taken four times on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
PowerPoint 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          11041 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online          12734 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Nobles             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013