Summer 2014 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.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 16-Jul 25
TTh       11:30AM-12:40PM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    11725 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:40PM LEC H.Fuller              TBA TBA                   
Summer Advantage Learning Community (2 units) - HCD 111, Math Bridge, English Bridge, & CISC 300 is open to all students and is designed to prepare students entering college for the first time or re-entering. The six-week program combines college orientation, study skills instruction, English and math review, and hands-on computer skills. To sign up, students must attend one of the following informational meetings to receive a permission number: May 5, 12noon; May 8, 12noon; June 10, 2:00PM; OR June 12, 1:00PM. Meetings are held in LRC 104. Sign up using the one class number listed for the Learning Community (11721). Participation will require attendance at one of the informational meetings listed above. For more information please go to http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Programs_of_Study/Summer_Advantage.htm or email for information summeradvantage@arc.losrios.edu.


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: Other Term, Jun 09-Jul 11
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          10367 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines information technology and its role in business. Topics include information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, and computer systems hardware and software components. These concepts and related methods are applied through hands-on projects to develop computer-based solutions to business problems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 09-Aug 01
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Sabzevary          ARC MAIN Online          10279 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
NOTE: Students without prior computer experience are encouraged to enroll concurrently in CISC 300. Completion of homework assignments requires running Windows-based programs.


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 09-Aug 01
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          10170 
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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 09-Aug 01
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          10171 
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


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 09-Aug 01
W         03:30PM-05:20PM LAB S.Jay                ARC MAIN Lib Arts 154    10252 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Jay                 TBA TBA                 10252 Textbook
The first class meeting is mandatory for ALL students.

Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 30, 2014