Spring 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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BUSTEC 100.1    Keyboarding Skills: Beginning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course helps students improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on a computerized assessment of computer keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the first module of BUSTEC 100. This course is for students who know how to correctly touch type and want to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Students who want to learn to correctly touch type should take BUSTEC 300.1. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19574 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 12 from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19585 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 14, from 3-4pm in LA 123.


BUSTEC 100.2    Keyboarding Skills: Intermediate    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 100.1
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course helps students improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy and builds upon the skills learned in BUSTEC 100.1. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on a computerized assessment of computer keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the second module of BUSTEC 100. This course is for students who know how to correctly touch type and want to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19587 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 12 from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19599 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 14, from 3-4pm in LA 123.


BUSTEC 100.3    Keyboarding Skills: Advanced    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 100.2
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course helps students improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy and builds upon the skills learned in BUSTEC 100.2. Individualized skill improvement plans are based on a computerized assessment of computer keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the third module of BUSTEC 100. This course is for students who know how to correctly touch type and want to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19623 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 12 from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19615 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 14, from 3-4pm in LA 123.


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 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          11518 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation:    
Final:    Saturday, March 7    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 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          11520 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory In-Person Orientation:    Saturday, March 14    1:30pm-3:30pm Rm 152
Final:    Saturday, May 09 1:30PM-3:00PM Rm 128

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: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MTWTh     10:30AM-11:50AM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    11522 
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MTWTh     11:50AM-12:35PM LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Enrollment in 11522 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 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 17-Feb 25
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   12027 
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 26-Apr 08
MW        08:30AM-09:50AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   12334 
Textbook


BUSTEC 300.1    Keyboarding/Applications: Beginning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces touch typing of alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys. It covers keyboarding techniques, speed-and-accuracy development, and essential computer-keyboarding information. This course is specifically designed for the beginning typist as well as those who have been typing for a long time using improper technique. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the first module of BUSTEC 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19527 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          20029 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19533 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have two mandatory, in-person skills evaluation. The first evaluation will occur on Tuesday, February 17, from 3-4pm in LA 123 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 12, from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          20922 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20036 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
This 8-week course will have two mandatory, in-person skills evaluations. The first evaluation will occur on Tuesday, April 21, from 3-4pm in LA 123 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 14, from 3-4pm in LA 123.


BUSTEC 300.2    Keyboarding/Applications: Document Formatting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides beginning to intermediate document formatting and skill development for academic, employment, personal, and businesses purposes. This course builds upon skills learned in BUSTEC 300.1 to provide students with additional computer keyboarding skills in the creation and modification of word processing documents. It covers use of an office-level word processing program to create and format business correspondence, academic reports, business reports, and tables. English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and proofreading are reinforced throughout. Timed writing tests are used to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the second module of BUSTEC 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          19548 
Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20040 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20038 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22

For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this course.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          20924 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19550 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this course.


BUSTEC 300.3    Keyboarding/Applications: Advanced Document Formatting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.2 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300 or BUS 310; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course provides advanced skill development of documents for business, academic, employment, or personal use. This course builds on skills learned in BUSTEC 300.2. This course includes enhancing proofreading proficiency, reinforcing communication skills, increasing speed and accuracy, and using features of a current office-level word processing program to create a variety of business documents with advanced formatting. This course is not open to students who have previously completed the third module of BUSTEC 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          19560 
Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20048 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          20046 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this course.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          20926 Textbook
MW        01:40PM-02:45PM LAB R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          19562 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 19.

For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this course.


BUSTEC 305    Business Technology Essentials    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the integration of technology and administrative skills in a business environment. Topics include hardware and software; electronic, voice, and fax communications; electronic calendars; internet resources; digital copiers and scanners; and the virtual office. This is an introductory course recommended for all business students.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
M         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Lib Arts 123    12214 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          12214 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 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 17-May 20
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          11672 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 22.

For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2013 or 365 is required for this class.


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 17-May 14
T         05:30PM-09:20PM LEC S.Merchant           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    11924 
Textbook
Class also meets in room LA 123.


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 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13010 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015