Spring 2017 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 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12658 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 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, March 9 from 3-4pm in LA 123.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12660 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 16
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 11, from 3-4pm in LA 123.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12662 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 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, March 9 from 3-4pm in LA 123.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12664 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 16.
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 11, from 3-4pm in LA 123.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12668 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 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, March 9 from 3-4pm in LA 123.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12666 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 16.
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 11, from 3-4pm in LA 123.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Online          10538 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation:    Saturday, March 11    10:30pm-12:00pm Online
Final:    Individual timings must be scheduled with the instructor during the week of May 8 - May 12

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


BUSTEC 125    Clerical Assistant    6 Units

Prerequisite: BUSTEC 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better; or ability to touch type at 25 wpm.
Corequisite: BUSTEC 101
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; or ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Hours: 90 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the skills needed for entry-level clerical positions. Topics include word processing and spreadsheet applications; American Records Management Association (ARMA) filing procedures; office procedures and communications, including telephone, mail, email, and Internet; soft-skills; and employability skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Online          10540 
Textbook
M         05:30PM-08:45PM LAB H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122      
NOTE: Enrollment in 10540 requires attendance during all scheduled lab and lecture times indicated above.
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 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 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12792 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM 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          12639 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 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 evaluation. The first evaluation will occur on Tuesday, February 14, from 3-4pm in LA 123 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 9, from 3-4pm in LA 123.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12955 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM 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          12794 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 15.
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 18, from 3-4pm in LA 123 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 11, from 3-4pm in LA 123.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12650 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM 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          12796 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 19
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12957 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM 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          12652 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 16.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12654 
Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM 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          12800 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 19.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          12959 Textbook
TTh       01:40PM-02:30PM 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          12656 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, March 16.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 or 365 is required for this course.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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, Mar 30-May 10
W         05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Lib Arts 122    11109 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          11109 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 300.1 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 14-May 17
WORD 2013
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online          10659 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Nordell            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 19.

For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Microsoft Word 2016 or 365 is required for this class.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


BUSTEC 313    Web-based Conferencing and Presentations for the Business Professional    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 310 and 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 including web (video) conferencing and podcasting. Strategies for interviews, meetings, training, and group presentations typically found in a business environment are explored.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Bennett            ARC MAIN Online          19168 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation.
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 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Leveille           ARC MAIN Online          13038 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2017