Summer 2011 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 06-Jul 29
Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Professional
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online          10930 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, June 4    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 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 06-Jul 01
WORD 2010
MTWTh     08:00AM-09:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          10416 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:35AM-11:05AM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Snoke              ARC MAIN Online          10804 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Snoke              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 05-Jul 29
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online          11408 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Theiss             ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Tuesday, July 5    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

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
WORD 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online          14602 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, June 4    11:00AM-01:00PM Room 126
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 - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
T         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 129          10934 
Textbook


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 - Second, Jul 05-Jul 29
EXCEL 2010
MTWTh     08:00AM-09:25AM LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126          11500 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:35AM-11:05AM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Rm 126            
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee             TBA TBA                 11504 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Rm 126            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee             TBA TBA                   
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
10 hours per week online

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
EXCEL 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          11508 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais             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 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 - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
Th        06:00PM-08:50PM LEC M.L'Estrange         ARC MAIN Rm 129          10936 
Textbook


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 05-Jul 29
Access 2010
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          11228 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            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 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 06-Jul 15
Adobe InDesign CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          10926 
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 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: June 28, 2011