Spring 2018 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 13-Mar 12

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 8 from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
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 13-May 10

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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 a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 10, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
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 13-Mar 12

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 8 from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
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 13-May 10

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TBATBALABS.MerchantARC 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 a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 10, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
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 13-Mar 12

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 8 from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
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 13-May 10

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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 a mandatory, in-person skills evaluation at the completion of the course.
This evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 10, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
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 13-May 10

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Mandatory Online Orientation.
Final:    Individual timings must be scheduled with the instructor during the week of May 7 - May 11

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 13-May 16

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M07:30AM-10:45AMLABH.BennettARC MAIN CMC 409
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 126    Outlook: Basics    1 Unit

Same As: CISA 126
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300.1
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces Microsoft Outlook, the industry-leading personal information management software. Topics include understanding and navigating the Outlook environment, creating and sending email, using email special features, 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 completed CISA 126.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 13-Feb 21

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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 300.1 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course presents the advanced personal information management tools in Outlook. Topics include working with multiple email accounts, using rules and folders, incorporating advanced calendar and contact features, collaborating using sharing and delegate features, and customizing the Outlook user interface. In addition, the course covers the integration of Outlook with other applications in 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 completed CISA 127.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 22-Apr 04

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.NordellARC MAIN CMC 41020036Textbook

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 13-Mar 12

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TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 13, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, March 8, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
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 13-May 10

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TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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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 24, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408 and the second evaluation will occur on Thursday, May 10, from 2:30-4:00pm in CMC 408.
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 13-Mar 12

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TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 13-May 10

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TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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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
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 13-Mar 12

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TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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Mandatory Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.
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 13-May 10

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TTh01:40PM-02:30PMLABR.LeveilleARC MAIN CMC 408
NOTE:Students must attend online lecture and expect a minimum of two hours additional homework/lab time for skills development on a weekly basis.

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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
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, Apr 05-May 09

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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 13-May 16
WORD 2016/365

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Mandatory Online Orientation. Online Orientation must be completed by midnight on Thursday, January 18.

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 13-May 10

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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 13-May 16

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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 13-May 10

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Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2017