Spring 2016 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 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13156 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 21.

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 10 from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13158 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 17

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 12, 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 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13160 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 21.

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 10 from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13162 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 17.

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 12, 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 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13166 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 21.

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 10 from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13164 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 17.

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 12, from 3-4pm in LA 123.


BUSTEC 101    Computer Keyboarding: 10-Key    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 12 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the numeric keypad and alphanumeric data entry. Course content focuses on developing proper 10-key technique, 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 - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Online          10572 
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TBA       TBA             LAB H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory In-Person Orientation:    Saturday, March 12    1:30pm-3:30pm Rm 152
Final:    Saturday, May 7 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 110    Business Procedures for Professional Success    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.3 with a grade of "C" or better
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 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Fish               ARC MAIN Online          20364 
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Mandatory In-Person Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19 5:30pm-7:30pm Rm LA 122
Final:    Tuesday, March 8 5:30PM-9:30PM Rm LA 122

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 16-May 18
MTWTh     10:00AM-11:20AM LEC H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    10574 
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MTWTh     11:20AM-12:05PM LAB H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Enrollment in 10575 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 16-Feb 24
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11033 
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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 25-Apr 06
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 152D   11316 
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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 16-Mar 14
TTh       01:30PM-02:10PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    13135 
Textbook
TTh       02:10PM-03:00PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students can 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          13353 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          13137 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 21.

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 16, from 3-4pm in LA 123 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 10, from 3-4pm in LA 123.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13723 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.
This 8-week course will have a mandatory, in-person, skills evaluation at the completion of the course. The evaluation will be scheduled by appointment with the instructor and must occur by May 12th.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          13355 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 17.

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 19, from 3-4pm in LA 123 and the second evaluation will occur on Tuesday, May 10, 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 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13148 
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.

TTh       01:30PM-02:10PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    13359 Textbook
TTh       02:10PM-03:00PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students can 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          13357 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 21

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 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13725 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          13150 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 17.

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 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13152 
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.

TTh       01:30PM-02:10PM LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    13363 Textbook
TTh       02:10PM-03:00PM LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE:Students can 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          13361 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 21.

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 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          13727 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          13154 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 17.

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 07-May 11
M         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  11207 
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TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          11207 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 16-May 18
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          10705 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 21.

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 332    Integrated Business Projects    3 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 110 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUSTEC 310, CISA 315, and CISA 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies office administration skills and procedures using a suite of software. 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 require use of current office systems and incorporate problem-solving skills and real world business simulations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          19134 
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 Careers and Technologies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores careers in a virtual environment and identifies techniques and technologies needed by virtual workers. Specific topics include types of virtual environments, technologies and skills needed in a virtual office, ways to establish and manage a virtual career, effective communication, and job opportunities. This course also examines issues for career preparation in a virtual environment.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Fulgham            ARC MAIN Online          11857 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016