Spring 2014 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 18-May 21
MW        12:45PM-01:25PM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    12834 
Textbook
MW        01:25PM-02:15PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Leveille            TBA TBA                   
3 hours of TBA is required.
NOTE: Student enrolled in 12834 will receive 1-2 units.

TTh       05:30PM-06:10PM LEC H.Keene              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    10858 Textbook
TTh       06:10PM-07:00PM LAB H.Keene              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10858 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          11360 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11360 will receive 1 - 2 units.
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, January 21.
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 18-Mar 17
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          10675 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation:    
Final:    Saturday, March 8    8:00AM- 9:30AM 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 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online          10677 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, March 15    1:30pm-3:30pm Rm 122
Final:    Saturday, May 10    01:30PM-03:00PM Rm 128

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


BUSTEC 110    Business Procedures for Professional Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisite: BUS 310.
Advisory: BUSTEC 310.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides preparation for the business professional in electronic workplaces. Topics include business communication, records management, and preparation of business documents. Critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, supervision skills, administrative procedures, and information processing technologies are used to complete assignments and activities as a business professional. These skills provide the background for advancement to supervisory and management positions. Primary emphasis is on processing documents using skills in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, database, and email. Career planning and development are addressed.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
Th        03:00PM-04:30PM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    13085 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          13085 Textbook
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
5 hours per week 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 18-Mar 17
MTWTh     08:00AM-08:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    10679 
Textbook
MTWTh     08:50AM-10:40AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    10679 Textbook
MTWTh     11:00AM-12:25PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Enrollment in 10679 requires attendance during all scheduled lab and lecture times indicated above.
NOTE: Class also meets in room 121


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

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 18-Feb 26
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11262 
Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 27-Apr 02
Th        06:30PM-09:40PM LEC R.Nordell            Off Campus Natomas N102  11748 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 27-Apr 02
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11609 
Textbook

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 03-May 14
Th        06:30PM-09:40PM LEC R.Nordell            Off Campus Natomas N102  11591 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 18-May 15
TTh       11:00AM-11:40AM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    11707 
Textbook
TTh       11:40AM-12:30PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11707 will receive 1 unit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        12:45PM-01:25PM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    10633 Textbook
MW        01:25PM-02:15PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Leveille            TBA TBA                   
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10633 will receive 1-2 units.

TTh       01:00PM-01:40PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    10635 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10635 will receive 1 - 2 units.

TTh       05:30PM-06:10PM LEC H.Keene              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    11907 Textbook
TTh       06:10PM-07:00PM LAB H.Keene              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123      
NOTE: Student enrolled in 11907 will receive 1-2 units.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          10637 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
NOTE: Student enrolled in 10637 will receive 1-2 units.
Mandatory Orientation:    Wednesday, January 15    05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 122
Lecture:    Wednesday, February 5    05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 122
Evaluation:    Wednesday, March 19      05:00PM-07:00PM Rm 122
Final:    Wednesday, 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 - Third, Apr 03-May 14
MW        08:30AM-10:00AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    11471 
Textbook


BUSTEC 310    Introduction to Word/Information Processing    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, and other business-related documents. It emphasizes formatting and document production techniques to produce professional business documents used in today's workplace. Intermediate and advanced word processing topics include tables, columns, themes and styles, merge, graphics, macros, collaboration, and templates.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          10862 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Tuesday, January 21.

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 - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 157    11131 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online          11131 Textbook
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


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 18-May 21
Microsoft Office 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          11531 
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 - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13084 
Textbook
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 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          12495 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014