Summer 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISA 171    Introduction to Adobe Acrobat    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces Adobe Acrobat tools for creating, editing, reading, and printing Portable Document Format (PDF) documents. Topics include software navigation, converting other file types to PDF, and customizing output quality. Additional topics include modifying PDF files, placing documents on-line, adding digital signatures and security, creating presentations, manipulating graphics, and managing eBooks.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
Adove Acrobat 9.0 Professional
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online          11122 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, June 5    09:00AM-11:00AM Room 128
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 305    Beginning Word Processing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in word processing. The course introduces word processing operations such as creating, editing, file management techniques, and printing text. Emphasis is on formatting and document production techniques to produce professional business documents used in today's workplace. The course culminates with the study of intermediate level features such as merge, sort, graphics, macros, style, and templates. This course may be taken four times on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Four Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 02
WORD 2007
MTWTh     08:00AM-09:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          10444 
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MTWTh     09:35AM-11:00AM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          10934 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Four Week - Second, Jul 06-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          15159 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Tuesday, July 6    06:00PM-08:00PM Room 152C
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          15390 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Tuesday, July 6    8:00PM-10:00PM    Rm 152C
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
WORD 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Cotton             ARC MAIN Online          10606 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Cotton             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, June 5    11:00AM-01:00PM Room 128
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 308    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course introduces word processing and presentation software. The basic features and skills of creating, editing and formatting documents, inserting tables and graphics and enhancing word processed documents and presentations are covered.

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 21-Jul 30
T         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 129          11126 
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CISA 315    Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 100 or 300 ; CISC 100 and the ability to touch type.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the use of electronic spreadsheet programs. It includes designing spreadsheets, developing formulas and functions for automatic calculations, developing "what if" models, and producing printed reports and charts. In addition, the course introduces 3-D cell referencing, various advanced look up and financial functions, and data filtering, and querying techniques. The course may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Four Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 02
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Quillici           ARC MAIN Online          15250 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Quillici           ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Saturday, June 5    1:00PM-3:00PM    Rm 128
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Four Week - Second, Jul 06-Jul 30
MTWTh     08:00AM-09:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 125          15252 Textbook
MTWTh     09:35AM-11:05AM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 125            
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee             TBA TBA                 15254 Textbook
MTWTh     05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 125            
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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          15256 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 318    Exploring Spreadsheet Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course introduces spreadsheet software. Topics include navigating a spreadsheet, editing and formatting data, using formulas and functions, inserting and formatting charts and graphics, basic database features, and analyzing data.

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 21-Jul 30
Th        06:00PM-08:50PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 129          11128 
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CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300 and CISC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the use of database management programs on the microcomputer. It includes designing a database; storing, searching, and updating files; and designing and producing printed reports. It may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Four Week - Second, Jul 06-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          15002 
Textbook
MTWTh     07:00PM-07:50PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 125            
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
5.25 hours per week online

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          15004 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 330    Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUS 100, BUSTEC 100, and CISC 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of desktop publishing (DTP) and a major desktop publishing application program. It includes page layout skills needed to produce newsletters, brochures, flyers, reports, and marketing material on the computer. Additionally it covers importing graphics and text, using palette menus, layers, master pages, and working with graphic and text frames. This course may be taken four times for credit on different software packages or versions.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 16
Adobe InDesign CS 4
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11118 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 340    Presentation Graphics    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers an in-depth look at using presentation software in business environments. Topics include elements of good presentation design, slide show techniques, integrating and linking of various software applications and media, animation effects, and the production of presentations using a variety of hardware. This course may be taken four times on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 16
PowerPoint 2007
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          10556 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Summer 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2010