Spring 2015 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 UC/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 17-May 20
MW        08:30PM-09:50PM LEC T.Dolce              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    12068 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    11596 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    11644 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-11:50AM LEC B.Lavender           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    14376 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Briscoe-Smith      ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    13851 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 17-May 20
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11512 
Textbook
TTh       08:30PM-09:50PM LAB T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 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 17-May 20
Oracle
MW        07:40PM-08:05PM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11570 
Textbook
Oracle
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          11570 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-07:40PM LAB I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106    
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


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. (C-ID COMP 112)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
C/C++
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    19155 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          19883 Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:50AM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128      
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

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online            
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    19882 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          19882 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

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    11600 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          11600 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


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Visual Basic.NET2012
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    11514 
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

Visual Basic.NET2012
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11601 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB R.Irvine             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152C     


CISP 371    Intermediate Visual Basic    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 370 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This intermediate course in Visual Basic programming further examines data and its relationship to the functions that operate on data. Topics include multiple forms, components, properties, classes, objects, static and dynamic relationships, databases, data sets, queries, hierarchies, inheritance, associations, testing, and debugging.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Anaya              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 121    19885 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB D.Anaya              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 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 17-May 20
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    11510 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    13989 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
Enroll in one of the 2 lectures listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lab portion.


CISP 430    Data Structures    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 400 or 401 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies object-oriented techniques for systematic problem analysis and the managing of program complexity using abstraction. Specifications, design, coding, testing, and documentation of large multi-file programs are covered. It uses advanced language features such as classes, strings, non-text files, pointers, and recursion. Abstract data types such as stacks, queues, lists, binary trees, heaps/priority queues, hash tables, and graphs are examined. Various sorting and searching algorithms are presented and analyzed using Big-O notation. (C-ID COMP 132)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        05:20PM-06:40PM LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  19157 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          19157 Textbook
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


CISP 440    Discrete Structures for Computer Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISP 360 and MATH 370 with grades 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 discrete structures used in computer science with an emphasis on their applications. Topics include functions, relations, and sets; basic logic; proof techniques; basics of counting; graphs and trees; and discrete probability. (C-ID COMP 152)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC T.Auyeung            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 129    12951 
Textbook


CISP 480    Honors Introduction to Structured Programming    5 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
Advisory: CISC 310
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b) (effective Summer 2013)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This honors course combines the content of both CISP 300 and CISP 360 and presents it in an accelerated fashion emphasizing projects and collaborative work. It introduces methods for solving typical computer problems through algorithm design, continuing with implementation through structured programming and objects, as well as documentation, testing, and debugging. Topics include assessing and analyzing computer problems and requirements documents, and developing programming plans from which source code versions of programs are created. Additionally, data representation, data types, variables, constants, operators, and expression evaluation are covered, along with control structures, interactive and file input/output, standard libraries, arrays, pointers, methods (functions), classes, and objects. Pseudocode and an object-oriented language are used to create program solutions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Antos              ARC MAIN Online          19159 
Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB D.Antos              ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
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

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015