Summer 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISC 300    Computer Familiarization    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, and the ability to touch type.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a general non-technical introduction to how computers work in addition to basic computer terminology and concepts. The focus is hands-on instruction using an operating system, word processing, spreadsheet, and Internet software. The course may be taken twice for credit on different hardware platforms.

Schedule: Four Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 02
MW        10:25AM-12:30PM LEC M.Little             ARC MAIN Rm 128          10330 
Textbook

Schedule: Four Week - Second, Jul 06-Jul 30
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Rm 128          10332 Textbook


CISC 305    Introduction to the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to how the Internet works and how to effectively use basic Internet services. Topics include E-mail, E-mail lists, the World Wide Web, search engines, newsgroups, Telnet, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), various forms of asynchronous communications such as Really Simple Syndication (RSS), and Internet security considerations.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online          10766 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Keller             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


CISC 308    Exploring Computer Environments and the Internet    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course introduces the fundamentals of microcomputer hardware, software, and computer networking, focusing on operating systems. The fundamentals of the Internet and Internet tools are also introduced.

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 21-Jul 30
W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 129          11130 
Textbook


CISC 320    Operating Systems    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 300 and ability to touch type.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces operating systems for the PC. Topics include file systems, operating system services, program management, file and directory organization, and hard drive maintenance. It also includes information on protecting your PC from viruses, Trojans, worms, adware, spyware, and other malicious network exploits. Additional topics are DOS commands and batch files. The course may be taken four times on a different Windows operating system version.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
Windows 7
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online          10984 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
Students may use Windows XP or Vista. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISC 350    Introduction to Data Communications    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and ability to touch type.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces business data communication concepts, systems, technology, protocols, theory, and basic terminology. Specific topics include analog and digital data encoding and transmission; media; interfaces; packet, circuit, and broadcast networks; and data multiplexing.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online          10770 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISC 351    Introduction to Local Area Networks    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 320 and 350.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces local area networks (LAN) and provides hands-on training in LAN applications and network administration. Topics include planning, installing, and maintaining a LAN, responsibilities of the system administrator, and basic network security principles. The course may be taken for credit four times on a different Windows operating system.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online          10772 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Keller             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISC 498    Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to computer information science. Students are advised to consult with the Computer Information Science Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of computer information science. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants; returning participants are not required to attend the orientation weekly but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN D 102           15007 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 15007 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LAB E.Yeung              ARC MAIN Online          15008 Textbook
Orientation:    Thursday, June 3,    6:00pm-7:30pm    Rm 126
Orientation for this online course is mandatory for all students. 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